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Stay Central Hotel

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Garelochhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Easily booked online, courtesy phone call a week in advance to check all was well - nice touch. Booked this hotel as it was the closest to the playhouse - available on my date of travel, which had parking available. Stated on website public parking nearby with charges applicable. A little bit of a stretch on that one. It's an...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A brilliant hotel with amazing decor, the excellent staff couldnt do enough for us and a big plus was the fabulous atmosphere from the 3 sisters bar which ajoins us. highly reccommend for six nations and St Patricks weekend or any other weekend for that matter. You wont be dissapointed.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second stay at Stay Central and I wasn't let down. The prices are very reasonable for such a good location and the rooms are well equipped and comfortable. We enjoyed the Three Sisters Bar attached yet you cannot hear the noise in the rooms which is a bonus. Personally I didn't think breakfast was worth the money...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spot on this. Funky design touches, genuine & zingy staff-eats and drinks at the Three Sisters pub next door. Gets a bit loud though Thursday-Sunday so best not bring a baby! Me and the Mrs came with our 6 and 9 year old daughters-loved it. Very close to Royal Mile and Grassmarket (Hula is great for breakfast).

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David B! Wow - thank you so much for this excellent 5 star review of your recent stay with us. It's a joy to hear such positive feedback from our guests! It's great to read that your whole family enjoyed their stay, and loved our funky design and personal touches to the rooms! We will be sure to pass...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The facilities were great, the staff were great, but the noise level was not. There's a bar next door that has outside festivals and Stay Central does little to curtail the noise disturbances. They are friendly and clean, but the noise goes on till past 3am sometimes. Be sure to investigate ahead of time if this is not your thing.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Adriennethegreat, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us in Edinburgh! It's great to hear that you found we had excellent facilities and that you found our staff to be helpful! I'm sorry to see that you experienced some issues with noise during your stay. Being in such a central location and part of...

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The personal treatment from the staff were amazing ! Young enviroment and very close to the Center ! The room was very cool and very good price ! A big variety of drinks , foods , huge screen and tables . I love Edimburg and I´ll be back and OBVIOSLY I´ll repeat Stay Hotel Thanks

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi juanon666, Thank you for this great 5 star review of your recent stay with us! It's fab to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much and even joined the Three Sisters to celebrate St Patricks day! We're so pleased that you found our staff to be so accommodating, I will be sure to pass on your...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in such a central location in Edinburgh with it just being parallel to the Royal Mile it was super convenient! I was on a bus tour and stayed with one other girl and we had a room with two single beds and a bunkbed too - not a lot of wiggle room but lots of rooms to put...

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jess H! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review of your recent stay with us in Edinburgh! It's fab to hear that you loved our central location right in the heart of Old Town! We're so pleased that you liked our fun bedrooms with complimentary Tunnocks Teacakes and our great iPod docks! We would love...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel! Really lovely staff and ideal for a brief stay. We stayed for one night and it was comfortable and had everything we needed. The decor is lovely and has quite a studenty vibe to it. Really central and was everything we could have asked for. Would definitely recommend this hotel - very good value for money too!

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi alexh13650, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, it's great to hear such positive feedback from our guests. Im so pleased to hear that you found our hotel to be so comfortable and welcoming even for your short stay! It's great to read that you loved our central location and that you would...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are amazing, I got a hot choc on arrival. We were given vouchers for local restaurants and tips on the area. They helped with my luggage as there is no car parking. They had my room set up with a baby cot. I'll be back.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jake C! Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely 5 star review of your recent stay with us! We are delighted to hear that you found our staff to be so friendly and helpful - I'm pleased that you made the most of our Winter Warmer complimentary drink and also our guest discount card! We would...

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An awesome place, so central to everything in Edinburgh. The staff was willing to help me organize and suggest stuff to do in the city and around Scotland. The full Scottish Breakfast was awesome and well cooked.

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64manager, Manager at Stay Central Hotel, responded to this review

Hello camronh536! Wow - thank you for this amazing 5 star review of your recent stay with us! It's a thrill to hear such positive feedback from our guests. We're delighted to hear that you loved our central location, perfect for exploring the historic Royal Mile and the cities beautiful Castle. And it's fab to hear that our lovely reception...

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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 royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At STAY central we aim a little bit higher than just providing you with a good night's sleep. We have 37 fresh and refurbished bedrooms perfect for 2 to share or bedrooms for up to 6 guests. We like to look after you and free Wi-Fi is a must for our guests. Each of our lovely bedrooms have large flat screen TV's, iPod docks, rain fall style showers to get lathered up in and lots of little extras you won't expect. Located in the heart of Edinburgh's eclectic Cowgate surrounding the famous lively Three Sisters bar, STAY Central is a short stroll from everywhere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Central Hotel

Address: 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: $117 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Stay Central Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Hotel Tailors Hall
Tailors Hall Hotel Edinburgh
Stay Central Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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“we had a room overlooking the courtyard and it was perfect for people watching, we loved it. we had to request this room and ring to confirm we got it but the staff were fab, great communication. ”
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“Out the front of the hotel is a no stopping zone if you leave the car you could get a fine. Call they hotel, they'll help with bags.”
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“Our double room had all we needed. Clean,modern shower room, comfortable bed, tea/coffee, tv and wifi.”
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“106, xl, suitable for 2 adults and 2 children”
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“Size M is very comfortable for 2 for two nights.”
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