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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2015

stayed here a few times and its perfect, management so friendly, room was very big, good view of the back garden and squirrels running riot in the morning, even they are friendly, not one complaint about the hotel, nice location, lots of restaurants nearby, anyone who needs a hotel i highly recommend the abbey

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Just back from abbey hotel ,the room was very big and spotless ,staff friendly and helpful,breakfast was lovely and a good choice,only a few minutes walk from princess street so handy for attractions and shops,theatre royal just round corner ,would go back

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Location!, 10min walk to Waverley main transport hub, few minutes from the start of new tram line and up a cobbled type hill with beautiful buildings and lovely views. Inside much better than would have expected taking in rate, stylish entrance and basic small, but very clean and comfortable bedrooms with newly refurbished ensuite. Full hot breakfast available and all...

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Birmingham
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. Spacious room. Breakfast lovely and lots to chose from. Nothing is too much trouble. Friendly staff and owners. 10 min walk to new town and station. Would recommend to family and friends. Would return for another stay

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Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel with Mrs, son (25) and daughter (21) for a surprise birthday treat for Mrs S. The hotel is only 5 mins taxi ride from Waverley station or you can walk it in about 15 mins. The rooms we had were very spacious and fulfilled our requirements, I shared a room with my son and in our...

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Region of Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We were in Edinburgh for Hogmanay and were fortunate to have found a hotel in such a fantastic location, wonderful area! Restaurants, shopping, beautiful walks. Room was just adequate, but staff were happy to have us move across the hall to a more spacious room when it came available. If you do some looking around and depending on the time...

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Thank you for your review. Sorry you thought it was expensive,and not good value but at that time of year and at other peak times all of Edinburgh is expensive. And you would never get a hotel on princess street at the rate you paid here. It would be twice as much if not more After hogmanay our prices drop...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2015

The Abbey hotel is situated in a great location 10 minutes walk from Waverley station in a quiet road with Carlton hill behind. Owners and staff are very friendly and helpful and willing to please. Excellent breakfast with lots of choice. Small bedroom but adequate, warm, clean, and comfortable beds. I definitely recommend this hotel.

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Great hotel with lovely views from rooms. The manager was extremely helpful & friendly & full of advice regarding the local area. We missed the breakfast slot by half an hour but they still cooked us up 5 tasty breakfasts on request which we were very grateful for! Would definitely stay again.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2015 via mobile

My friend used Booking.Com and I used Laterooms. Com and. We both came up with the Abbey Hotel. The price was good and we were welcomed with a smile when we arrived. The room was very clean and tidy. We ate in Wetherspoons nearby and once I was back in my room I discovered a very comfortable bed. The shower...

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Fort William, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Needed an overnight stay in Edinburgh and after a search on Laterooms.com came upon the Abbey Hotel. Had stayed here before, so knew what to expect: clean rooms, good breakfast. It's situated close to the town centre and the staff is friendly.

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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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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is an traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. ***NEWLY REFURBISHED RECEPTION & PUBLIC AREAS****PLEASE NOTE RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24hrs.*Latest Check-In Time is 10:30PM - Should you have an unscheduled travel delay please call the Hotel to arrange a later check-in.The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City.Only 10 minutes to Princes Street and Ocean Terminal for the Royal Yacht Brittania. Close to Playhouse Theatre (5 minutes walk), Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street (with it's famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle).Access to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus station are close by. Our welcoming en-suite rooms offer the discerning traveller all the comforts expected, including Freeview Digital colour television, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone.****Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available in all bedrooms), also lap-top hire if required********Snacks available within the hotel, upon request*********Local Golf can be arranged*****Most of the hotel's refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets also provided, if preferred) provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear.Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the 'new town'.As a base for touring, Edinburgh is unbeatable.There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars. Just a few minute's walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema , bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue. ... more   less 

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Address: 9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $74 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Abbey Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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