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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

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80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
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4 Star accommodation
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The hotel is in a very good location it being a very easy walk to the Old Town which includes the famous Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile and Grassmarkets etc. The New Town which includes Princess Street etc is also a comfortable walking distance. We had...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stayed here in two rooms for our family's first trip to Edinboro. This hotel is very well located, within walking distance of all of the things we wanted to do and see: Grassmarket, castles, parks, train station. I recommend reading about 30 - 50...More

1  Thank elizabeth57Elkridge
Response from Henrique T, Manager at Novotel Edinburgh CentreResponded 21 August 2018

Dear elizabeth57Elkridge Thank you so much for this lovely review. I can say that you are now our favorite guest that left us a review. We do love our new breakfast area as well. When can we welcome you back to Edinburgh :) Once again...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The hotel is nice and in a good location. Nice room, food, etc. BUT they advertise that they have IMAC 24 hour internet access (20 minute limits) in the lobby and they don't. We had hopes of doing a bit of business when there on...More

Thank Wantntotravel
Response from HenriqueT2, Manager at Novotel Edinburgh CentreResponded 2 days ago

Dear Wantntotravel. We truly apologize for the fact that we do not have our IMac in use at the moment as we just refurbished the hotel lobby. Next time you come we will have it ready for you. Best regards Henrique

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed 4 nights here and it is.a pretty nice hotel. Nice spacious, clean room and the food in the restaurant was good. Really nice breakfast buffet with lots of choices. Nice location -you can walk to the castle and the Royal Mile pretty quickly. The...More

1  Thank ChspkeGirl65
Response from HenriqueT2, Manager at Novotel Edinburgh CentreResponded 2 days ago

Dear ChspkeGirl65 Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to welcome you to our lovely hotel. Best regards Henrqiue

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel however parking not so great as they have very limited spaces which is not explained on their website nor did we get informed when I contacted the hotel before our arrival. Overall the hotel was very funky and staff were super helpfulMore

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Response from HenriqueT2, Manager at Novotel Edinburgh CentreResponded 2 days ago

Dear karenmA3974DG Thank you for your review. We do have a car park in the hotel with 15 spaces, also we have partnered up with NCP down the road to get discounted rates for our guests when ours is full. Sorry that you did not...More

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The 4-star Novotel Edinburgh Centre hotel is located in the heart of the Scottish capital. After a day exploring Edinburgh, recuperate in our heated pool & spa, and join us for cocktails and craft beers and contemporary cuisine in the Tap Kitchen & Bar. And when you're ready to relax, discover the meaning of true comfort in our newly upgraded rooms. To enhance your experience, we will be upgrading our reception/lobby area in October 2018.

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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$98 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomScotlandEdinburghOld Town
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Response from Kaccca K | Reviewed this property |
Contact the hotel. I have no idea.
31 May 2018|
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Response from HenriqueT2 | Property representative |
That’s a good option but alternatively you have the 300 which stops right in front of the hotel. Looking forward to welcome you
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