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The Knight Residence by Mansley

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here in April as part of a family trip around Scotland. We were only here for one night but were greatly impressed by the friendly staff who couldn't do enough to make our stay easier. We were transitioning from a hire car to train travel with a 3 month old baby, so we had plenty of baggage to...

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Ipswich
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were greeted by Chris the manager and he took us personally to our apartment. When we were shown the apartment it was very, very nice and it had a lovely homely feel to it, as well as being spotlessly clean .The furnishings and bedding were of high quality and we had a fully fitted modern kitchen .A nice touch...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charlie was brilliant and very helpful getting our accommodation arranged when we rang at 7am the day we wanted to book in! He and all the staff were polite, accommodating, very helpful with information on local sights and transport. Brilliantly located and the apartment was great - just what we needed!! Thanks to all and we will be back again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we stayed here it was fairly easy to find and our welcome was outstanding. The tour of the apartment and the information provided was extremely helpful during our stay. The provided items for breakfast were sufficient to get us through until we did our own shopping at the nearby market and a map with detailed directions was given when...

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, the place was perfect. Ideal location near to all the attractions but still quiet enough to not be disturbed. The staff couldn't of been more friendly and welcoming. Really great value for money

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Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be our fifth or sixth time staying here. Our older son is staying in Edinburgh and we travel with our 17 year old so like to have the comfort of staying is an apartment. Some other serviced apartments would do well to visit this establishment and pick up some hints as to how it should be done. Friendly,...

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure why you'd stay anywhere else in Edinburgh. A kitchen with provided essentials and snacks, comfortable beds, provided DVD's, private parking (at 10 lb a day) well positioned for you to walk anywhere in the city - what's not to like? Just be sure whatever GPS you use is mapped to the parking lot and NOT the front...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is ideal! Close to downtown and all the great tourist sites Edinburgh has to offer. Fabulous restaurants within walking distance. The ammenities at the hotel are prefect for a family visit. Extra bedroom give everyone their own space. Kitchen perfect for breakfast and lite lunch. Then, enjoy all the nearby restaurants! Thank you to the wonderful staff as...

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Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reception staff were amazing. The apartment was comfortable, well appointed and clean. Kitchen and clothes washer was a big reason I chose the Knight Residence. They even included a couple groceries. I'll book again when I return.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the apartment for a week and have been very happy from start to finish with Sykes Cottages and the staff at Knight Residency. The apartments are high spec accommodation and the starter pack was a lovely touch. The apartments are perfectly positioned for the Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle (although the latter mainly up hill). Internet is very good...

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Award winning one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments with private parking in the centre of Edinburgh. Established in the 1960's, Mansley were pioneers of the serviced apartment concept and The Knight Residence has been providing the best of Scottish hospitality to visitors from all over the globe since 1999. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Knight Residence by Mansley

Address: 12 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DJ, Scotland (Formerly The Knight Residence Edinburgh by Mansley Serviced Apartments)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $220 - $626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Knight Residence by Mansley 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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The Knight Residence Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Knight Residence
Knight Residence
The Knight Residence By Mansley Edinburgh, Scotland
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