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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit Edinburgh for a long weekend break to celebrate my wife's birthday in late January. We were accommodated in a building at the rear of the hotel, and had a very decent room with an enormous and equally comfortable bed. The complementary pale cream sherry was replenished every day which we thought was a nice touch, as...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nigel D Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The Kildonan team really appreciate it. We hope that your wife had a fantastic Birthday and that you both enjoyed your time in Edinburgh. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed a few times at the Kildonan and have always found it a very welcoming place to stay.Theres an old world charm to the hotel with very comfortable rooms and an open fire in the lounge where there is a bar. The dining room is charming and the breakfasts are of the highest quality.It is...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David_B Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review. Both Maggie and the Kildonan team really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. Kind regards Chrystal

Portee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our favourite hotel in Edinburgh! This was our 4th stay and as on previous occasions it was like coming home. This time we stayed in the Lodge at the back of the hotel. Our room was very spacious and quite. The bed was huge and so comfy. We decided to eat in the restaurant this time which was...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear skye1234 Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us at the Kildonan for your 4th visit and for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Kildonan soon. Best Regards, Chrystal

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend spent a fantastic week in this Hotel for the New Year. The Kildonan Lodge is a little masterpiece: the staff is incredibly kind, they really care about their guests (Mr. Sean made us feel at home) and our room was perfectly cleaned everyday. The living room with fireplace is a small gem in the evenings...and in...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Miryam J Thank you for your wonderful remarks, which I have shared with the Kildonan team. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you had a fantastic time in Edinburgh for your new year celebrations! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Chrystal

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a long weekend in December so glad we chose to stay here. Right from the moment we arrived to the moment we left we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were very helpful and friendly especially Sean, He advised us on what buses to get into town and back and answered any other questions we had. The...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DanLuke14 Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us at the Kildonan Lodge Hotel and for taking the time to write up such a lovely review. We are all delighted to hear that you found your room beautifully decorated and very clean! We hope to see you again on your next visit to Edinburgh. Best Regards, Chrystal

Luton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally loved our stay here. Booked for three nights and had the amazing Black Watch room 8. The bed was so big and comfortable. The bathroom is a bit small and would have loved a bath but shower lovely. The room is a suite with sofa and writing desk. High ceilings and gorgeous bay windows added to the splendour. The...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear paddymum Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The Kildonan team really appreciate it especially Anne, Martyna(The young girl who served breakfast) and myself! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Chrystal

Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It was nearly 19 years ago that I had my wedding reception and my wedding night at this hotel. Returned to this hotel on my recent visit to Edinburgh and asked to be given the same room. Hotel looked beautiful with all the Christmas decorations, fire burning in the fire place of the lounge. Staff were friendly and nothing was...

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Hi, Thank you for your wonderful remarks, which I have shared with the Kildonan team. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you had a fantastic time in Edinburgh and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Chrystal

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We enjoyed our short stay at The Kildonan Lodge Hotel. Our room was very comfortable and clean. The breakfast was also good with a huge variety of options. The staff were very friendly and helpful. This was our second stay at this venue and we would be very happy to stay there again.

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear westendman1059 Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback following your stay with us. I am very pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to welcome you back again very soon! Kind regards Chrystal

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have just returned from a weekend in Edinburgh and the Kildonan Lodge is a lovely place to stay. The location is perfect, either by car or public transport you are very close to the best that Edinburgh has to offer. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and attend to your every need especially at breakfast where the food...

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KildonanLodgeHotel, Manager at Kildonan Lodge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrMaker38 Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. The Kildonan team really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Chrystal

Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my dad and sister on 2/12/16 for 2 nights . Lovely old worldly like hotel. Nice sitting area with coal fire and bar. Bedrooms nice and clean . Rooms very lovely and warm special when - degrees outside . Breakfast was lovely and staff were very friendly and polite. Price of food for dinner etc I felt...

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Dear vicki w Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to write such a lovely review. The Kildonan team really appreciate it. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back some time in the future. Kind regards Chrystal

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kildonan Lodge is an elegant Victorian 4* small hotel located close to Edinburgh city centre, only 1.5 miles from Princes St with frequent bus services opposite the hotel. It offers individually designed ensuite bedrooms, free wireless internet access, private car parking, full Scottish breakfasts, Mathew's Restaurant, honesty bar and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Romantic four poster beds and spa baths are also available to compliment any special occasion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kildonan Lodge Hotel

Address: 27 Craigmillar Park | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $152 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kildonan Lodge Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Kildonan Hotel Edinburgh
Kildonan Lodge Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#15 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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“All rooms comfortable and individually decorated.”
 of 5 bubbles Murdoch46, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the upper floor rooms are possibly brighter than the others”
 of 5 bubbles myriamlinabenameur, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We close one in the back in the lowest level and it was very quiet”
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“room at the back was quiet”
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“Room 7 is a quiet room at the back of the hotel.”
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