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NEWLY REFURBISHED GUEST BEDROOMS Situated in an elegant tree-lined terrace, overlooking the Firth of Forth, is the Greenside Hotel. Designed by the renowned architect William Playfair as a family town house for a wealthy merchant, this is a traditional Georgian building, built in 1820, with many of fine original features still in place. The hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, being a 10 minute walk from the bustling cosmopolitan heart of the City.

Access to Edinburghs 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 and coffee making facilities, hair dryer and telephone. Free Wi-Fi (Internet access is available within the Hotel), also lap-top hire if requiredSnacks available within the hotel, upon requestMost of the hotels newly refurbished rooms (new soft furnishings include DUVETS on guest beds, although blankets are 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.

Local Golf can be arrangedJust a short walk from the hotel is the world famous Princes Street with its magnificent views of the Castle which overlooks the city. 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. 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 its famous gardens and views of Edinburgh Castle). There is a wide variety of local shopping facilities, including Harvey Nichols, restaurants and bars (we even have a Hard Rock Cafe!). Just a few minutes walk from the Omni Centre which boasts a Warner Village Cinema , bars, restaurants, nightclub and comedy venue.GROUPS WELCOME

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  • Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
  • Cots available
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • TV
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Interconnecting rooms available
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Wi-Fi Available In Rooms

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