Overview

Royal British Hotel

20 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AN, United Kingdom
+44 131 556 4901

$92+

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Overall guest ratings

7.5/10 Good
Based on 1,994 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.8
  • 4.8
  • 4.7

Good to know

  • Train station is close

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    About

    With a stay at Royal British, Princes Street in Edinburgh (New Town), you'll be minutes from Princes Mall and St. Giles' Cathedral. This hotel is close to Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

    Rooms

    Stay in one of 64 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

    Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities

    Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

    Dining

    Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Storage available
    • Pets not allowed
    • Internet
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Safe
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 1,994 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.7 "Breakfast is below average."
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    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 1,036 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 5.6 "Average value."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      2.8 "72% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.8 "For 62%, the rooms looked old."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      4.3 "57% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 83%."
      1.9 "81% found problems with the furniture."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were dirty."
      3.9 "61% thought it was rather dirty."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.9 "61% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.2 "For 58%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.6 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.1 "79% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 259 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 8.5 "Bar is amazing."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.6 "Beds were acceptable for 56%."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
      2.1 "79% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      3.4 "66% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      4.0 "For 60%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.8 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.1 "79% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.0 "Terrible amenities."
      2.9 "71% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "For 60%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 39 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.7 "Bad amenities."
      3.7 "63% thought the building wasn't nice."

    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 658 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      3.3 "67% thought it was too noisy."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.5 "55% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.0 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.6 "74% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.9 "71% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      5.0 "50% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
      4.9 "51% didn't like the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      3.2 "68% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "73% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "For 74%, the rooms looked old."
      3.6 "64% had problems with the shower."
      4.7 "53% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.1 "79% found problems with the furniture."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.8 "92% were disappointed with the minibar."
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    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Train station is close"
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