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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long search, and over several cities, I came across this beautiful hotel. It was a little beyond my budget, but as a birthday treat and during Easter, paying more was to be expected. I do feel that I was rather lucky to get it at such a price in all honesty, as you could quite easily pay more...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a beautiful place to stay in Edinburgh. My husband booked for us to stay here for a night as a birthday surprise. The room was large and absolutely beautiful with a gorgeous roll top bath. The views were fantastic. We had a drink in the bar when we got back from our night out, attentive service and lovely...

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Jennie, Thank you for your 5-star review! I am glad you had a fantastic stay with us. Thank you for your feedback regarding the bathroom door. I will make sure this is actioned. I hope you will visit us again soon! Kind regards, Ivo Tamahkyarov

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel after deciding to extend my stay by 2 nights. I absolutely loved it! It is close to everything, yet on a quiet street. I was able to walk everywhere in just a few minutes. The staff was amazing, making me feel welcome since I was mostly by myself. The food is fantastic and my little single...

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for this lovely review! Cute as a button is probably the best way to describe our Executive Single Rooms. I'm delighted to read that you felt welcomed and enjoyed your stay. We aim at making our guests feel 'home away from home' at 24 Royal Terrace. I hope you will visit us again soon! Kind regards,...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning from the front door, through to our well appointed suite, and the romantic hidden gardens at the back, we thoroughly loved our stay at 24 Royal Terrace. The staff were impeccably dressed and gracious hosts! We stayed downstairs in suite 2 which had two large comfortable beds, one a pull-out couch which was perfectly suitable for our daughter, and...

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this fantastic review! I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at one of our Executive Apartments! I agree, having a fully equipt kitchennette make such a difference and the rainforrest shower just adds to this comport. Many thanks for your comments with regards to my team as well. I will pass on to...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a stay at the hotel and we had a great time, rooms very clean, breaksfast very nice, staff did a grand job, everyone so nice and friendly, especially Harry, very professional indeed.

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, Many thanks for your kind words. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit! I hope we will see you again soon! Kind regards, Ivo Tamahkyarov

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous hotel, only a stone's throw from the city centre. Was nice and quiet - so a benefit being just a couple of streets away. Had a deluxe room with the freestanding bath - loved it! Not normally a bath lover, but it was so big & relaxing! Made the stat extra special. Fan toiletries, tea, extras etc. Even the...

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Alaine, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! I'm delighted you had an extra special experience with us! Attention to details is amongst our top drives so I am very pleased to read you appreciated the little extras. I hope you will visit us again soon and don't forget to book direct to take advantage of the complimentary...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a fantastic location, staff are very friendly and accommodating nothing was too much hassle, couldn't work the sound system and within 2 minutes of phoning reception the manager was up helping us work it, great bar downstairs for a few drinks after spending the night eating and drinking out in the city centre and the back...

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Ivo T, Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Jordan, Many thanks for your lovely review! I will share with my team. I hope you will visit us again soon and don't forget to book direct to take advantage of the complimentary glass of fizz! Kind regards, Ivo Tamahkyarov

England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The attention to detail. Delightful staff. Fabulous location. Art work. Lush cocktails. Homemade cakes. This is a special sort of hotel. Personal. Intimate. But completely unobtrusive. I loved it. By attention I mean the crockery, flooring, white company toiletries, personally selected whisky, all with thought and care. Very special. Walking distance into town. Beautiful building. Outdoor space. Book it. You...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your wonderful review; we do have a very unique hotel so I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay here. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Leeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose 24 Royal Terrace after reading the positive reviews and we were not disappointed. Royal Terrace is listed and is a wonderful historic building decorated with good quality furniture and with a great modern art collection adorning its walls as a bonus. Very clean throughout. Excellent staff attitude. We did make the mistake of not realizing that the 3...

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for your glowing feedback! Your comments will be shared with the team. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful furniture and ornaments that made every day a treat. We also loved the generous amount of tea bags from the East India company that we used to start and end our days. Would highly recommend having the hotel breakfast at least once for the croissants. Located on a central but quiet street. We will be back!

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Roman P, General Manager at 24 Royal Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you then. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 24 Royal Terrace

Address: 24 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $213 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“There isnt a lift, due to it being a listed historic building”
lucyw340, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had the cute room at the first landing on the stairs, any rooms in the back look out on the garden.”
jjhmolbio, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing garden at the back as the street noisy at night and in the morning.”
maureena335, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet at the back overlooking garden. Front is slightly noisier from traffic on cobbles, but it is a quiet road.”
basilfawty, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Over-sharing may occur in room 11.”
B7730MDdavidm, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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