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Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel was very clean staff great. Lovely part of Edinburgh. Breakfast was very good and the staff were very helpful happy and friendly. There were Christmas party's going on in different areas of hotel.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights hotel nice but rooms need some work to bring them upto date but the views make up for it we could look right over the city from our room and the water was nice and hot some people need to learn how to use new taps

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel 2 nights , the first night we dined in the restaurant as part of the weekend package . We both had 3 different courses and all 6 were very nice couldn't pick fault with anything . We had 2 days breakfast whilch were superb. .Contrary to some reviews we found all the staff friendly and...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight here with family and enjoyed it. Breakfast was good and was served by very nice staff. It is family friendly and the Canadian Lady who served us was great with the younger members of the family. The bedrooms were nice and the one l was in was quiet and the bed comfortable. Location was good near Calton Hill...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a weekend stay, found the hotel staff warm and friendly , pleased with the room overlooking the terrace at the rear ,lovely bathroom and very clean . Hairdryer/iron in the room along with kettle and fridge. Would stay here again. A lovely weekend enjoyed by us all xx😀

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the hotel for our 'mini-moon' and having stayed in other IHG group hotels, and from the images online, we expected this would be a really nice stay for our first time in Edinburgh. Unfortunately, check-in was late - and the room we did get (basement room) had a broken shower. I was sure when I placed the booking...

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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for the weekend, the staff are excellent, they really can't do enough to help you ,Tony the night manager was excellent, we really enjoyed our little lesson on whisky and how to drink it properly, if there's anything you want to know about whisky he's your man, Stevie was also fab, on the bar always happy to...

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a two night Superbreak weekend in a club room that included dinner on the first night and breakfast both mornings. We are a couple in our 40s/50s. Prior to arrival: I got in touch with the hotel and booked our inclusive dinner for the first night. The hotel answered all my email queries promptly. Arrival: We arrived at...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in on a weekend and it was busy. Check in was reasonably quick even though there is only 1 receptionist on duty. The hotel is located a good 15 minutes walk from Princess Street and main commercial / tourist area. Location is actually fine since it is on a quiet boulevard. The rooms are pretty dated, we complained...

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived early at hotel but no problem leaving baggage. The concierge, Jack was on duty, very knowledgeable and very helpful. Our friends had a great room ours not so much, but fairs fair my husband popped down to reception and they swapped us without any hesitation. Room was lovely. After a long day was looking forward to a hot bath,...

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Edinburgh’s city centre is the Crowne Plaza Edinburgh – Royal Terrace with stunning views towards the Firth of Forth. The hotel is part of an impressive terrace of prestigious Georgian townhouses with many of the original features.We have recently undergone a refurbishment of our property and rebranded as Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace (previously known as Royal Terrace Hotel part of Prima Hotels) on the 15th August 2013. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace

Address: 18 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AQ, Scotland (Formerly Le Meridien Edinburgh)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: RM465 - RM1,360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Royal Terrace Edinburgh
Hotel Royal Terrace
Royal Terrace Hotel Edinburgh
Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - Royal Terrace Scotland
Hotel Style:
#52 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#61 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Have a room overlooking gardens”
 of 5 bubbles 205shaz, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs water was cold”
 of 5 bubbles jeffl2503, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid the basement”
 of 5 bubbles nicolahughes3, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms, over looking the part of the city”
 of 5 bubbles Pablon, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms on upper floors probably best, unsure of rooms not over looking the street”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisS939, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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