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Grassmarket Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average9%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eclectic hotel. Very friendly staff. Location is perfect, easy walk to everything, quiet rooms with comfortable beds. Pub next door offers breakfast and can bill to your room. Many nearby restaurants to chose from as well. Great value.More

Thank toniscastle
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi toniscastle, Thank you for this fab 5 star review! We are delighted to know that you loved our unique hotel and that you enjoyed our central location in the heart of the cities Old Town! Biddy Mulligans serve a tasty breakfast and have a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Terrific place to stay to explore Edinburgh only a few minutes to all the excellent place to visit. Across the road is Greyfriars cemetery & sitting in the Grassmarket district below the Castle is within walking distance of most attractions, theaters, museums & the vast...More

Thank Douglas M
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi Douglas M, Wow - thank you for this amazing 5 star review! It's great to hear such positive feedback from our guests. Our central location is perfect for exploring all the city has to offer and all of the historic attractions in Old Town,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a Fab time at the grassmarket velebrating my mother's 50th birthday! They really have anazing service, took our cases to our room and even left balloons and some sweets with a card! We also ordered room service which was delicious and piping hot! Overall...More

Thank Nathan F
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nathan F Thank you very much for such an amazing review! We are so flattered to hear that you had a great stay with us and appreciated all the little touches in the room. I will be sure to pass all your lovely comments...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel in ideal position 10 mins walk from train station and on hop on hop off bus routes discount card for great Irish pub next door with a free drink with your meal and great value and excellent quality food loved our stay Edinburgh...More

Thank jiddase200563
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi jiddase200563, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our central location, perfect for exploring the city on foot! And it's great to hear that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t fault this place in regards to location, right on the Grassmarket, just down the road from the royal mile. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the rooms were quirky and comfortable. Having a complimentary bottle of prosecco on arrival was a lovely touch.....More

1  Thank jbreen
Response from 64manager, Manager at Grassmarket HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jbreen, Thank you for this lovely 5 star review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed our central location, just a short walk from all the cities major attractions. Our reception team will love to know that you found them to be so helpful...More

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Air Conditioning
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US$86 - US$368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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9 April 2017|
Response from 64manager | Property representative |
Hi lizamil, Unfortunately we do not have a gym or any work out facilities within the hotel. There are lots of yoga cafes in Edinburgh though, please email us directly if you would like some recommendations. The... More
9 March 2017|
Response from 64manager | Property representative |
Hi rmgreen22, there is no fridges in the bedrooms at Grassmarket Hotel. You can certainly request ice buckets however from reception.
Nan B
2 March 2017|
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Response from 64manager | Property representative |
Hi Nan B! Yes we do have a lift in the hotel, however this only reaches one side of our building. The other side is accessed by the lift to the 1st floor and then stairs. Should you require full elevator access for your... More
Room Tips
"When booking make sure you need a room serviced by the lift, unless your young."
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"Ask for a room overlooking the trendy Grassmarket. We had a corner room. Would recommend it.."
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"Try the tea cakes they leave you! Delicious!"
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"Bring an aux cable to connect phone to speakers in room and bathroom!"
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