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    The Guards Hotel

    1 Clifton Terrace | Haymarket, Edinburgh EH12 5DR, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 111 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I booked a twin room for the one night, and it was only £60. We arrived early and were invited to leave our case in the hotel office while we went and explored the city. We were then greeted by a man on reception (I...More

    Thank Vikki H
    Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Vikki, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a good review, it's very pleasing to hear and I will make sure Richard is aware of your comments. Kind regards, Scott

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel staff really friendly and welcoming. Checked in quickly and were advised on parking. Room was outdated, with loads of marks on the walls and hangers from shops. Fair enough asking to recycle, so 3 bins in the room. Mattresses were cheap and well...More

    Thank Svetlana Z
    Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Svetlana, Thanks for your review, we do take on board our guests comments and strive to improve where we can. I do want to assure you though that our doors and locks are very secure, there is absolutely no chance that they can "fly...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at the Guards hotel in Edinburgh from Tuesday to Thursday this week in the Balmoral Room and was pleasantly surprised. We were worried as after booking the room we read many bad reviews on TripAdvisor and considered cancelling our booking and finding another...More

    Thank RhiannonMurphy
    Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Good afternoon Rhiannon, Thank you for the kind and honest review, we really appreciate your comments and are glad you enjoyed your stay here. Kind regards, Scott

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    Nice young man at reception who was very hospitable and almost apologied for ridiculous price due to the Fringe Festival. Room was tiny and carpet was putrid. The hotel is in a great location diagonally across Haymarket train station and a 20 minute walk to...More

    Thank Dorothy R
    Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 5 weeks ago

    Good afternoon Dorothy, We're sorry you were not happy with the hotel on this occasion, you are right prices are high during August however we are still cheaper than our competitors. The room you were in does not a complete makeover and this is due...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    This is a budget hotel that doesn't reflect its high prices of £170-£175 per room, during the peak Fringe/Tattoo festival season. Our room was a small twin room. The bedding, towels, and tiny ensuite were clean. However the room had a stained carpet, dirty windows,...More

    1  Thank Coco2026
    Response from Scott M, Manager at The Guards HotelResponded 17 August 2017

    Good afternoon Angela, I'm sorry you were disappointed with your stay at The Guards Hotel, if I may address some of your concerns. Prices are high you are correct, it is August in Edinburgh. Festival, Fringe & Tattoo time so everywhere is expensive. If you...More

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    • USD 66 - USD 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 12
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