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24 Royal Terrace

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Alta, Norway
Reviewed 10 October 2016

4 nights in the beginning of October, my wife and I. Friendly and positive staff, always asking if there is ayything they can do for you. Good price. Just 5 min walk from everything. Very fine paintings in hall and stairway. Spectacular illuminating of the hall in the evening made the artwork special. We highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. We do have a fantastic team here in this beautiful hotel. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My partner & I went to the 24 Royal terrace for only night last weekend but we had a fantastic time! We got given room no 1 which it's an apartment room, it was so beautiful and spacious! We were only a very short walk away from the main city attractions. Can't wait to go back!

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

Dear Eilyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you thoroughly enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Just read a review on here with only 2 stars..... Madness!!! The hotel is on a lovely street, looks really posh and pretty. We stayed here for my birthday in September, we were a group of 4 girls staying in two rooms, both rooms were spotless and comfortable, bathrooms were lovely. The hotel is only ten minutes walk into the...

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Northern Virginia, Virginia
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room 6 for the weekend. It was very noisy with all the street traffic and the people yelling at 5:18AM in the room next door. Supposedly no one had every complained before. Also no one at front desk most of the time so hard to get local recommendations or deal with issues like the fact they didn't...

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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. It is disheartening to learn that you did not enjoy your stay - we do receive fantastic feedback the majority of the time. Given that Royal Terrace is a cobbled street it does mean that when drivers are exceeding the speed limit it can be...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is delightful. Location 10 min walk from the main town. 10 min walk to amazing views. The room was excellent. Room service available 24 hours. Toiletries from the White Company. Slippers and bathrobe available. Tea making facilities, iron and ironing board available. For us ladies a hair dryer is included. Downstairs there is a cosy/contemporary lounge where they...

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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 such a detailed review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Dumbarton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We booked to stay for 2 nights to celebrate our anniversary, upon arrival the room (11) was spotless and we were greeted with champagne and chocolate covered strawberries. We actually got engaged during this stay and the hotel was just so perfect. I wouldn't have wanted to stay anywhere else. AMAZINGLY art collection, helpful staff, spotless rooms, wonderful memories -...

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

Dear Reviewer, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay, and congratulations on your engagement! I'm glad that we could contribute to making the occasion even more special. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Well situated and cheap to reach other places by taxi . We had a junior suite in the first floor which was roomy , period but modern with a lovely bathroom. My husband wasn't keen on the glass bathroom door though. Breakfast is in the bar and extremely good value . I had French toast and strawberries and my husband...

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

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

Reviewed 18 September 2016

First time visit to Edinburgh and we stayed at 24 Royal Terrace, the hotel has to be one of the friendliest places we have stayed. I don't think we have seen so many happy faces in one building. The room was very comfy, slight outside noise from the cars on the cobble stones but we think it added to the...

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Dear Neil, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay; I'm glad that you enjoyed it. We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Staying for a week at the end of August as a base for the Edinburgh Fringe festival, there was very little that could have been better. Firstly, only a 10 minute walk from the Royal Mile, meant that it was far enough out to be quiet, but close enough to be convenient. Then, the hotel. With every wall space smothered...

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

Dear Warren, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review of your stay; I'm delighted that you enjoyed it. I'm glad that your wallet is back safe and safe - nothing worse than discovering it's missing! We all look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. Kind regards, Roman Petrik

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I like the stile of the hotel , the rooms were little small size than average, and little cooled , the amazing thing is the backyard especially in early morning after breakfast for cup of tea and some cigarettes

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Dear Khaled, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of you stay; we hugely appreciate it. We do have a wide selection of Room types at the hotel; some rooms are bijou, others grand enough to live in for a month - the size purely depends on the chosen room. We hope to see you again. Kind...

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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: $221 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 24 Royal Terrace 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“We loved the apartment on the lower level.”
Badgerwanderers, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet but the back rooms are practically silent looking on to the garden”
isabelishm, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Apartments are great. Might not suit if you like super-big double beds.”
BuddyPB, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I booked during a sale in January so got a Junior Suite cheaper than a standard double room.”
853AndrewJ853, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I stopped in for a couple of breakfasts. If the staff are anything to go by, it's worth a serious look accommodation wise.”
MacL999, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
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