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Abbey Hotel

9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 557 0022

$74+

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 923 reviews
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  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 8.0
  • 4.0

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  • Very quiet
  • Friendly service

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    Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is an traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. We are sorry but we do not have a lift. NEWLY REFURBISHED RECEPTION & PUBLIC AREAS PLEASE NOTE RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24hrs. Latest Check-In Time is 10:00PM - Should you have an unscheduled travel delay please call the Hotel to arrange a later check-in. The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City. Only 10 minutes to Princes Street and Ocean Terminal for the Royal Yacht Brittania. Close to Playhouse Theatre (5 minutes walk), Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street (with it s famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle). Access to Edinburgh s International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus station are close by. Our welcoming en-suite rooms offer the discerning traveller all the comforts expected, including Freeview Digital colour television, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone. Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available in all bedrooms), also lap-top hire if required Snacks available within the hotel, upon request Local Golf can be arranged Most of the hotel s refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets also provided, if preferred) provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear. Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the new town. As a base for touring, Edinburgh is unbeatable. There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars. Just a few minute s walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema, bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue.

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    Amenities

    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 923 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.0 "Very good internet connection."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
    • 3.9 "Disappointing food."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 369 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 7.8 "Internet works."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      4.4 "56% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      3.3 "67% complained about the bathroom."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.4 "56% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.7 "For 73%, the rooms looked old."
    • 3.4 "Disappointing food."
      3.5 "65% did not enjoy the desserts."
      0.0 "100% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
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    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 138 reviews
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.2 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.1 "High comfort."
      7.2 "72% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.1 "91% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
    • 5.0 "Vibe was decent."
      2.6 "74% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.7 "63% complained about the bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Bad amenities."
      2.7 "73% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
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    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 415 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "100% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.4 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.3 "Very good internet connection."
      7.7 "77% said the wifi quality was great."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.2 "Bad amenities."
      3.2 "68% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.0 "100% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.8 "Disappointing food."
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    "Friendly service"
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