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Capital Residence

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Offering modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, this boutique bed and breakfast is placed 1 mile from Princes Street and 1 mile from Edinburgh's popular shore area. Built in 1850, Capital Residence is a Grade B listed town house. An iPod dock, safe and a selection of teas, coffee and sweet treats are featured in every room. Sleek bathrooms all have luxury toiletries, fluffy bathrobes, a hairdryer and GHD hair straighteners. Guests can choose from a range of breakfast options including freshly made full Scottish breakfasts and Scottish smoked salmon. For evening dining, there are restaurants and bars within a 5-minute walk. Set 0.5 miles from Edinburgh’s New Town, the building still displays many of its original features. Capital Residence is just over a mile from the Royal Botanic Gardens and Edinburgh’s dockside area.
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
84Good for walkers
Grade: 84 out of 100
350Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
95Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Great place to stay, free car parking on street. Location excellent with short walk to centre. Capital residence was just the place for 3 day break. Breakfast hot and plenty do choice. Friendly and very helpful staff. Accommodation was comfortable and stylish. Stay in 2...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Francis C
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Stayed for 2 nights and we were given room 10. It was a self contained apartment with it's own kitchen. Room looked beautiful but it was missing all the finishing touches you would expect of a quality establishment. Firstly, the carpet was exceptionally dirty, the...More

Date of stay: November 2013
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Reviewed 7 November 2013

Stayed at The Capital Residence for one night to attend a performance of the Lion King. Like previous guests arrived to envelopes on a chair with instructions and keys. This is a common event as there was a laminated copy of the letter in ception....More

Date of stay: October 2013
1  Thank scotos
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Myself and my partner had booked up for one night staying in the one bedroom apartement, with plans to see The Lion King and go out for dinner and drinks that night. We arrived a couple of hours before check in and were greeted by...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Stardust1980
Reviewed 29 October 2013

This Hotel has taken some criticism, unwarranted in my view. Other travellers has stated its too far from anything, not so, a 15 min walk to the City centre, a 20 minute walk to the Britannia loads of good eateries around. The Hotel run by...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Carson H
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"Away from street frontage."
slippery2016
19 Sep. 2016
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"Don't bother"
514FrankC
1 Sep. 2016
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"The hotel doesn't have a lift, so ask for a ground floor room if you don't want to do stairs."
LesleyT579
31 Aug. 2016
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"Room 7 is the best room - back of house, therefore quiet, and probably the largest room for the same price."
331annmariep
19 Aug. 2016
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