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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a typical Edinburgh Georgian townhouse hotel, no lifts, big rooms and good, if basic accommodation. Our room was just off the reception, and was a bit noisy at certain times but peaceful when you needed it to be ( bedtime) It smelt just divine, not sure what they use to clean or scent the rooms but it was...

Thank ali w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice hotel. Not the Ritz but quite adequate. It is only 10 or so minutes walk to Princes Street and the Royal Mile. Parking is a bit hit and miss. Breakfast is very good with an adequate selection. Really reasonable prices too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Lairg, a gorgeous quaint hotel in the Haymarket area. We were delighted with our experience. We arrived very early and the lovely owner, very kindly booked us in upon arrival.Fantastic value. Breakfast was beautiful , and the hotel was spotless throughout. We look forward to returning to this gem. Thank you! Breda & Eoghan.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

At first I wasn't sure if I'd like this hotel/b&b however upon being shown the room all my doubts disappeared. Room was clean, had a hairdryer that wasn't in the bathroom, several mirrors and a dressing table area. The room was much larger than we needed but decorated in a traditional fashion for the Georgian property. The room was a...

Thank mandyp91
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel was just perfect! The decor and interior was so traditional throughout and then you get to your room and it was such a modern style. The room was comfortable and quiet, normal amenities Kettle, heater, hot water bottle, iron etc. It was cozy, had free view on the TV for evening movies. Breakfast included was fantastic and their...

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Was not sure when we first entered premises. We were several hours early but staff went out of way to help and assigned room immediately. They also provided us with breakfast. Room and breakfast lovely

1Thank Margaret B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Very clean and warm with friendly staff. Although only a 20 minute walk from main shops/city centre, it was situated in a fairly quiet area with a tesco express and m&s food shop nearby. Tea/coffee facilities were in the room, along with towels and some toiletries (body/hair wash and soap). There were various tourist info...

1Thank Jodie_1975
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean accommodation although could do with a bar. Four poster room with nice en-suite, TV, wifi etc. Just a little bit too far from the main golden mile and shops, although would be better in the warmer months. Haymarket buses and trams are just a minute's walk over the road. Quiet and homely, would recommend if happy...

Thank Djclarke79
Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had a basement room which was homely, comfortable and warm, it felt like my own space, private and quiet as the other basement room wasn't occupied. Convenient for rail, tram and sightseeing. Quality of breakfast was very high and a good selection was on offer. Staff were friendly and polite.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Located on a very quiet area near Haymarket Station and close to buses to Princess Street. Nice room with all the facilities, good shower and really comfortable bed. Staff and owners very pleasant and helpful Breakfast in the morning was excellent and served in very nice dining room. Very good value would highly recomend

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Address: 11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: RM260 - RM1,012 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lairg 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Basement is quiet and private, very warm and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles B5505UWlisam, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms first floor”
 of 5 bubbles romanotiziana, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best tip if you come in by train get off at Haymarket and tram station just across road to take you into town. Brilliant.”
 of 5 bubbles Runfatboyrun56, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter but theres no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles tomcR3397NU, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are stairs. If you have an accessibility issue, talk to the hotel ahead of time. I do not think they have a lift/elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles LisaE738, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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