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Edinburgh City Hotel

A Hotel in Edinburgh, Lothian

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79 Lauriston Place

Edinburgh City Hotel, Edinburgh

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Ideally located in the very heart of Edinburgh, a classic privately owned and much loved Edinburgh hotel. Oozing tradition and history, yet cool and contemporary. Occupying a site that was once a great maternity hospital, stylish Edinburgh City Hotel, is situated in the city centre of historic Edinburgh, but pleasantly quietly, amidst the hustle and bustle of this great capital city of Scotland.

The property was built in 1879 as a maternity hospital, one of the first hospitals in Britain. Meals can be enjoyed in the bright contemporary restaurant and guests can relax in the cosy but stylish Snug Bar and reception lounge. Staff are very friendly, professional and obliging.

Close to all key business districts, the Convention Centre, Princes St, the Castle, rail and bus stations and all major attractions. Combining old and new in a superb Victorian building fully refurbished during 1998 and subsequently, to a very high standard providing a very comfortable, and rather different modern, informal and personal Edinburgh hotel.

3 star rating

From: £148.00


  • Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
  • Disabled Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Cots available
  • Wi-Fi Available
  • Restaurant
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in each room
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Trouser press in each room
  • Telephone In Each Room
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Limited room service for hot food
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Wake Up Call Available
  • Doctor on call
  • Porter
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • Lift to all floors
  • Car Parking Available Offsite
  • Disabled Access Public Areas
  • Disabled Access Bedrooms
  • Disabled toilets on ground floor
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair Access To Reception
  • Wheelchair Access To Restaurant
  • Wheelchair Access To Bar
  • Wheelchair Access To Disabled Car Parking Spaces
  • In-room Broadband
  • Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
  • Wi-Fi Available In Rooms
  • Lounge Menu
  • Bar
  • [Channels] News
  • [Channels] Music
  • Radio

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