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Grassmarket Hotel

94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2JR, United Kingdom
+44 131 220 2299

Cheapest
rate per night

8.5

Excellent
based on 1,355 reviews
Grassmarket Hotel - Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Mon 10/5
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Tue 11/5
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Value for money

8.0

Distance to city centre

0.5 km

Location rating

9.6

Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

11.1 km

Rooms available at Grassmarket Hotel

Mon 10/5
Tue 11/5

Standard rooms

$140+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
$140
Twin bed
$250
Unknown
$271

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great location in 867 reviews
room was small in 650 reviews
friendly staff in 524 reviews
comfortable bed in 326 reviews
hotel in a great in 235 reviews
tea cakes in 202 reviews
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great shower in 133 reviews
walking distance in 113 reviews
first floor in 108 reviews
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live music in 40 reviews
door to the bathroom in 22 reviews
quirky hotel in 22 reviews
variety of teas in 19 reviews
  • Excellent
    Aug 2017
    9.4

    Great boutique hotel

    Quirky but clean and modern room. Great location. Helpful staff. Family room quite large by UK standards!

    A little pricey (but everything costs more during the Fringe!), dining arrangements at the pub next door so dining options limited (but lots of cafes and pubs around Grassmarket). Lots of stairs (lifts only get you so far) so pack light if possible.

  • Good
    Dec 2017
    6.2

    The fun, funky vibe and central location were what attracted me to this hotel initially. However, there is a pub on the ground floor and our room was on the first floor directly over the bar where live music was played well into the night. When I requested a room change, they were fully booked but said I could change rooms the following day. Unfortunately, we weren't informed of the room change procedure and the room promised to us on the second night was given to someone else. Very disappointing. The hotel staff should be better trained to fully inform guests of room change policy. Also, guests should be warned at check-in that their room is over a pub that plays live music on Friday nights and offer them ear plugs in advance before they realize they can't sleep. The management did offer a gesture of compensation but really, had I been informed and been offered ear plugs on arrival, I would have actually enjoyed my stay. Other comments on the room: the sheets were clean and the bathroom also seemed clean but there were tons of dirty marks on the walls and dirty windowsills, which is not nice to see at hotel at this price point.

  • Excellent
    Sep 2016
    10.0

    Wonderful Hotel!

    The staff was extremely friendly, with the location close to eateries for breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night nightcaps. The free WiFi was excellent with easy connectivity. I was visiting for the Fringe Festival and International Book Fair. The hotel was a perfect location. There is a bit of walking to visit Edinburgh, but I left feeling quite healthy which is a good thing!

  • Excellent
    Aug 2016
    9.4

    Mod and HIp

    My teenage son and I stayed during Fringe and were delighted by the modern (steel and wood) look and youthful (comic book) appeal. The decor says "fun"...the room is simple and comfortable.. the towels are big and fluffy...the beds are firm and "fresh-looking"...the bathroom rain shower was heavenly. There are plenty of restaurants and shops nearby. Don't read old reviews.

    Don't book here if you need a lot of room, stuffy luxury or old-fashioned amenities. We couldn't figure out the TV, but who needs that anyway!

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About Grassmarket Hotel

Overview

Grassmarket Hotel is set in Edinburgh and is within a short walk of nearby attractions, including Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and University of Edinburgh. It is located in the area's vibrant nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Royal Mile, St Giles Cathedral and National Museum of Scotland.

This charming hotel offers bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. It also provides luggage storage, a laundry service and room service.

This cosy hotel offers rooms with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning and a TV. They all feature ironing facilities, a desk and heating.

Edinburgh Airport is around a 25-minute drive from Grassmaret Hotel Edinburgh and Edinburgh Bus Station is within walking distance. The surrounding area is also famous for its shopping.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.5 Excellent

based on 1,355 reviews

8.6

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.8

Facilities

9.6

Location

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities at Grassmarket Hotel

Computer use available
Free Wi-Fi
Ticket service
Electric kettle
Wake-up service
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Internet
Daily housekeeping
Disabled access
Family rooms
Linens
Towels
Safety deposit box
Feather pillow
Fire extinguisher
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Lift
Ironing service
Flat-screen TV
Laundry service
Multi-lingual staff
Packed lunches
Free toiletries
Shampoo
Room service
Smoke alarms
Heating
Shower
Shower cap
Contactless check-in/check-out
Bicycle hire
Physical distancing in dining areas
Board games/puzzles
Physical distancing rules
Books, DVDs, music for children
First-aid kit
Process in place to check health of guests
CCTV in common areas
Allergy-free room
Kids meals
CCTV outside property
No smoking
Kid-friendly buffet
Bar/Lounge
Express check-out
Parking
Body soap
Hairdryer
Bottle of water
Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
24-hour security
Air-conditioned
Toilet
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Toilet paper
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
Pay-per-view channels
Delivered food is securely covered
Dustbins
Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
TV
Pets not allowed
Conditioner
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Desk
Private bathroom
Wardrobe or closet
24-hour front desk
Storage available
Private parking

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • National Library Of Scotland190 m
  • Greyfriars Kirk232 m
  • Greyfriar's Bobby249 m
  • Edinburgh Castle290 m
  • St Giles' Cathedral298 m
  • Real Mary King's Close330 m

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