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Terrace Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's really clean, in a fantastic old Georgian house, great wi-fi and a lovely breakfast cooked to order. Our room was right at the top - large room with a large comfortable bed. Bit of noise from cars driving over cobbles at night but didn't disturb me and I'm a light sleeper. Views over the Firth as well. The ensuite...

Thank ptarmigan11
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a nice small hotel with a good location. It's a quiet place, always tidy and nice. Room number 2 is in front of the street with a nice view and shared bathroom. The breakfast and the service received are both very good.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I live just outside Edinburgh so it's very unusual that I spend the night in town, usually because the price of hotels are prohibitive, with a concert and a couple of drinks wanted I found the Terrace on line and decided to give it a go. A few things I look for in a hotel, location, cleanliness, friendly staff, a...

Thank Brodleaf
binty, Owner at Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

thank you so much for YOUR lovely review. it takes a lot of effort and TIME to get everything right. we've been here over 30 years and still there are lots of things that need improving. we rely a lot on reviews to tell us if we are getting it right and even negative reviews to keep us on track...

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the hotel as it was near to the Playhouse and we weren't disappointed. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The whole hotel was immaculate with lots of original features and the breakfast was cooked to perfection.

Thank soulsby38
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Stayed one night . Slept in the biggest room I've ever seen for a bedroom . Best nights sleep ever in a hotel . Breakfast made to order . Plenty to choose from . Definitely staying again ... staff very welcoming and helpful .

Thank janbram66
Brundall, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We chose this hotel because it was inexpensive, not far from the railway station and within walking distance of all the Edinburgh sights, shops and important attractions. It's a family hotel, with a nice, slightly old-fashioned, atmosphere. The rooms are small, and they don't all have en-suite facilities, so you need to make sure of that if it's important to...

Thank Rory M
binty, Owner at Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

sorry we made a mistake with your booking. it very rarely happens but we hope you were satisfied with the full refund. I take full responsibility for allocating you basic rooms instead of ensuite. most of our rooms are ensuite and if you should care to come again - the views over the river Forth from top floor are good...

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I've been staying at the Terrace Hotel for 4 days in March. It was the first time I was visiting Edinburgh and I was very pleased with the position of the Hotel, which allowed me to see all the principal attractions of the city by walking to them. The Hotel is only 15 minutes walk from the City Centre, therefore...

Thank Alessandra A
binty, Owner at Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

oops - another hiccup! we think Edinburgh is a great place to live . we try to get out for walks in the country but recently decided to explore more of the city. we are amazed at the amount of hidden clever architecture. try exploring off the main streets. the water of Leith is a great way to have an...

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Lovely little hotel in a great location. Really good customer service , made to feel very welcome. Great value for money and breakfast tip top. Rooms very spacious and great views over the city. 71 stairs to the top floor!

Thank GraemeBSunderland
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Just got back from a stay here, I would recommend if you're looking for somewhere cheaper to stay in Edinburgh! Great breakfast and comfy beds and the people that run it are very friendly and helpful!

Thank JasmineMay1994
binty, Owner at Terrace Hotel, responded to this review

glad you enjoyed your stay. we are just 400 metres along from Leith walk with its cinemas restaurants and shopping including John Lewis. In the other direction we are 10 minutes walk from Holyrood palace and park and Parliament and the beginning of the 'Royal Mile'. So we are 'fairly' central but away from the bustle of traffic. garden views...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights whilst she was working in the city. Lovely little hotel in a gorgeous building ruined by a very frosty service from start to finish. We didn't once feel welcome, made all more clear with a knock on the door because we were 2 minutes late for breakfast. The room was good,...

1Thank matthenry9

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you want to be in the city centre, 15 minutes walk from major attractions - enjoy elegant Georgian architecture or gaze out at beautiful views of gardens and park, Arthurs Seat, or River Forth - then the terrace Hotel is for you. City centre (15 minutes walk from Princes St) Original Georgian architecture. Quiet, pretty views of gardens and Arthurs Seat at rear - views of river and Fife from top floors at front. 5 Minutes walk from Playhouse theatre Holyrood palace and Parliament and Omni Centre. 5 Minutes walk to restaurants (10+) Warm - mostly spacious rooms - some with high ceilings - and Georgian architecture throughout. Elegant lounge with piano. Free wifi throughout and free use of guests computer in lounge. Full central heating and extra guest controlled night heating. Rooms 1st 2nd or 3rd floor. No lift. Easy street parking (metered). £5.00 Per day parking 2 minutes walk in London Road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Terrace Hotel

Address: 37 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $93 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 6 was a very quiet room but it didn't have much of a view, however we did enjoy watching the squirrel.”
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“Front rooms have great views”
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