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Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

KM Central ratings based on 20 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Worth the money.

Location: 10 minute walk to The Royal Mile then onto the Castle or Princess Street for the arts.
This is not a fancy hotel. However, the rooms are clean, there are good facilities and every member of staff are superb. Very friendly, polite, smartly dressed and very professional. Centrally located a mere ten minute walk from Waverley Station but take a taxi... The journey is all uphill. Great going into town. I would stay again. An excellent budget hotel.

Posted by , from Dublin on 10 Nov 2016

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5 out of 5

Fantastic weekend, staff were awesome

Spent a weekend, the room although small was very comfortable. Space was just what we needed. The staff in the dining hall were very welcoming and helpful. Fully recommend this hotel to friends and family. Close enough to walk to the Christmas market and the restaurants within a few minutes walk.

Posted by on 8 Dec 2015

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4 out of 5

Fringe visit

Kenneth McKenzie rooms are clean, comfortable and basic! There are four floors & no lift so people with mobility problems would find it difficult. The location is great for the Fringe for the comedy Pleasance area, Aedinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile, a little further to Prince Street etc ( about 15 minute walk. The staff in the Richmond apartments reception area & in the breakfast room ( the breakfast of which was very good) were exceptionally friendly and courteous, overall a good stay.

Posted by on 4 Sep 2015

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3 out of 5

handy for Edinburgh centre

Rather like a student hostel but the rooms were clean and functional for an overnight stay and the breakfast plus welcoming helpful staff made up for any shortfalls!!

Posted by on 30 Sep 2014

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5 out of 5

Wonderful Staff !!!

Had a lovely stay here and the staff could not have been more helpful, and a big thanks to Bill on reception for all his help with the parking. The room was very nice and breakfast was lovely with such a wonderful choice. When back in Edinburgh will def be back !!

Posted by on 24 Jul 2013

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4 out of 5

Perfect stay for a few nights

The room was clean and had all the basics you need to stay a night. I was delighted to find out that it had a WiFi as well. I really liked that I arrived late and I was still well welcomed. The staff in general was very friendly and helpful. Nice breakfast with fresh strawberries and fruits provided though no baked beans with cooked breakfast... I appreciated the possibility to leave my luggage in a locked luggage room on my day of departure. Very good value for the price you pay!

Posted by on 25 Jun 2013

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4 out of 5

Excellent value and location

Only stayed one night for Edinburgh Marathon, but would have been happy to stay longer. Good student accomodation ideally situated very close to Royal Mile and helpful, friendly staff with good breakfast options.

Posted by on 30 May 2012

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3 out of 5

edinburgh weekend

very clean,bed comfortable,tiolet clean but shower was very claustrophobic. The dinning room was comfortable and the service was good with a good choice of food. Staff very friendly and helpful. the hotel itself is in a good location for the centre of edinburgh, only down side is there is no lift but would still stay there again.

Posted by on 11 Dec 2011

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3 out of 5

Spartanisch, aber sauber

Die Zimmer sind grundsätzlich sauber, aber mein Wasserhahn tropfte ständig, was in einem so kleinen Bad mühsam ist. Das Personal ist bemüht. Mühsam ist auch die Feuertüre, die ständig tack machte. HOtel für anspruchslose.

Posted by on 5 Aug 2016

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3 out of 5

Abschluss Urlaub Highlands

Zwar hat es Hostel Charme... aber wegen Lage/Preis dennoch top. Nicht erwarte hatten wir das tolle Frühstück, da mussten sich manch teurere Hotels verstecken... :-)

Posted by on 15 Jul 2015

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