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Huntsville, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is centrally located on Princes Street within walking distance with luggage of the train station. It is also walking distance of many major attractions and tour departure points. Breakfast included was awesome and our waiter in the morning was a jolly and helpful chap. Front desk concierge was helpful with directions and taxi order.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located a 5-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station, a friendly and efficient welcome from the woman on reception (which is staffed 24-7.) The room is a good size, even if it were to have two guests in it, the bed is very comfortable and I got a solid night's sleep in it. The bathroom is a decent size...

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened on this hotel quite by accident, looking for somewhere to stay near the Playhouse theatre. I had tickets for Lord of the Dance and had decided to travel up by train and stay overnight. The hotel was near the station and ideal for shopping and was a short walk from the theatre. The room was spacious and comfortable...

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On arrival we where forced to move rooms due to a small problem with the plumbing This was done with a minimum of fuss however we felt that our new room was badly in need of a little T L C Having said this as with the rest of the hotel both of the rooms where spotlessly clean The staff...

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I've stayed here before since I am a member and the location is brilliant. BUT this place could and should be wonderful and yet it's dull, miserable lighting, unthought through design, no art, appalling, cheap light fittings, shoddy joinery and just no management grip. The food is excellent and underpriced while the wine and other drinks overpriced. The staff are...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I was given a smallish room but did not question because I thought that is what I had paid for. The bed was big and nice. The TV was ok but could have given more choices. The shower was great, staff very helpful, breakfast was nice so was the dinner. Yes, I would go back!

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North Carolina
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I had a lovely stay in this historic building directly across from the Castle. My room had a tremendous view, it was a little noisy at night but that's to be expected when your room faces busy Princes St. The cooked to order breakfast was a great way to start the day and my breakfast server was so helpful with...

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Bangor, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Very handy situated over looking Edinburgh castle. The reception led straight off to the lifts my room on the 4rth floor was very spacious but pretty dated and not spotlessly clean by any means. The tiles in the bathroom dirty and behind the toilet all cracked. Toilet roll was sparce and the windows very dirty. Scuffed paint etc in the...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by friendly reception staff who directed us to the restaurant where we were well looked after by attentive, mannerly staff who responded to a couple of requests quickly and pleasantly. Good choice of fresh and delicious food.

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Tortosa, Tarragona
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The hotel is in the centre of the city, near everything. The staff is great. The spanish girl was very helpfull. The breakfast was great and the service even better. We only stayed one night, but we were delighted. Thank you very much.

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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Guest rooms available to members and member-referrals. Function rooms for Conferences, Weddings and Dinner or Lunch parties are available to non-members. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Overseas League

Address: 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 3AB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $161 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Royal Overseas League 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Front rooms are a bit noisy at night. However you have a wonderful view of Edinburgh castle right from your room”
284kathyi, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Good views of Edinburgh - especially impressive when lit up at night.”
kay_fergus, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were at the back and this was very quiet, rooms at the front ideal for views of castle but this overlooks the busy Princes Street.”
janettam2015, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beeing on Princes Street noise can be a problem so we would recommend rooms on the higher floor”
darrylgsmith, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Great views of castle”
Bordering, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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