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Abbey Hotel


9 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB

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Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Abbey Hotel (formerly Greenside Hotel). Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is an traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. We are sorry but we do not have a lift.

***NEWLY REFURBISHED RECEPTION & PUBLIC AREAS*** *PLEASE NOTE RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24hrs. * Latest Check-In Time is 10:00PM - Should you have an unscheduled travel delay please call the Hotel to arrange a later check-in. The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City. Only 10 minutes to Princes Street and Ocean Terminal for the Royal Yacht Brittania. Close to Playhouse Theatre (5 minutes walk), Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Princes Street (with it's famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle). Access to Edinburgh's International Conference Centre, the Airport and motorway networks is very convenient, and Waverley train and St Andrew Square bus station are close by. Our welcoming en-suite rooms offer the discerning traveller all the comforts expected, including Freeview Digital colour television, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone. ****Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available in all bedrooms), also lap-top hire if required**** ****Snacks available within the hotel, upon request**** *****Local Golf can be arranged***** Most of the hotel's refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets also provided, if preferred) provide wonderful views over Royal Terrace gardens and out to the Firth of Forth, or the tranquility of our own private gardens to the rear. Edinburgh has all that the visitor could wish for. With many fine art galleries, museums and theatres, a cultural presence is never far away. History is reflected in the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyrood House and the Castle, all contrasting with the elegant terraces of the 'new town'. As a base for touring, Edinburgh is unbeatable. There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars. Just a few minute's walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema , bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue.

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Showing Sunday 23 October 2016 to Monday 24 October 2016

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Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout, Cots available, Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room, Hairdryer in each room, Telephone In Each Room, Wake Up Call Available, Ground floor bedrooms
Wi-Fi Available, Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas, Wi-Fi Available In Rooms
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14:00 22:00
Max Child Age
Up to 12 years old
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The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
Pets are not allowed

Customer Reviews

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Very Good

All reviews (49)

88% would recommend it to a friend


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  • Kenneth C

  • October 2016

Great place to stay for an evening in Edinburgh

This is a value hotel for short stays.

It is only a few minutes walk from the centre of Edinburgh so ideal for when going out for drinks, meals, attend concerts, etc... It is not an expensive hotel and the size of the rooms reflect this. However, my room was clean, warm and comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was freshly prepared to order and came with large cups of tea.

  • Lloyd W

  • May 2016

Abbey Hotel

Very good for my one night stay.

Easy to find. Helpful friendly staff.

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