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I thought it was a lovely budget hotel and the location to all the attractions was perfect. I would recommend this hotel to travellers. I didn't like that I had to pay inflated prices because the festival was on. Also I took I'll with a bug so didn't have as good as stay as planned. Nothing to do with the hotel I might add.
It was situated in a perfect place, a stones throw from the bus stop for the airport shuttle & from princes street. The room was stylish and could only have been made better by placing plugs in better location. . Overall 9/10, only slight issue was plug situation and breakfast was expensive
The Number One was a tremendous experience. The hotel and restaurant staff could not have been better during our stay. I would simply say keep it up!
Hotel staff are very attentive and quality of the meals excellent.
very very good had all we required Evert up its standard
Beautiful historic hotel in the perfect location. The staff could not have done more to be helpful. The room was beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. The bathroom was spectacular. The light level in the room was so subdued that it was difficult to see inside your suitcase. Other than that no complaints at all.
Everything about this hotel is fantastic, and consistently so. The service in particular is always outstanding.
The restaurant "Number one": excellent staff, good food. The location of the hotel and the view on the old city. Very noisy hotel, not enough privacy: train station beneath the hotel, doors being smashed all day, staff knocking on doors to check on the room too often. The room had not been refurbished in a very long time. The bed was not particularly confortable. Much too expensive for the service provided and quality of the rooms.
Lovely room, thoughtfully decorated, wonderful service.
Zoltan at reception was a star. The restaurant and bar team were efficient and friendly. Rooms were clean and well appointed. Looking forward to our next visit
the staff were lovely booked double executive room, but think we got a budget room double bed two different height mattresses. asked them to sort it, they didnt. bathroom poor room smaller than stated in description
The One restaurant has excellent and unusual food servewd by impecably trained servers.
A very centrally located hotel with a freindly and helpful staff. The room was of a fair size with all you would expect of a hotel of this standing. Although the room was finely furnished the room lighting was poor.
very enjoyable stay in a superb hotel, excellent meals, very helpful staff, nothing too much trouble to make our stay memorable
The whole hotel experience at the George Hotel was completely faultless. The staff were incredibly helpful and welcoming. The rooms were spotless, warm and very comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious. The flight was cancelled on our return and had to stay at the George Hotel an extra night, the staff welcomed us back with mulled wine! Excellent stay, thank you.
enjoyed the comfort and eating at the restaurant
Brilliant location for all the reasons anyone would visit Edinburgh - sites shops reatauramts
The hotel kindly acknowledged our anniversary. All the staff were wonderful.
location, standard of accommodation bedrooms were very warm even with no heating on. We were unable to open a window due to noise on street. This was a minor complaint.
The hotel was in central Edinburgh and close to all the attractions.the room was very spacious Lack of parking as public parking very expensive.
almost everything the cooked breakfast wasn't hot enough
Location. Friendly Staff. The new bar/restaurant area looks good however the only downside is the seating area near the bar soon filled up and even though there were empty tables on the lower floor level there seemed to be a reluctance to give these to guests who just wanted a drink. The reception area is still going through refurbishment which meant long queues soon began to build up when guests began arriving in numbers which was an inconvenience to be honest. No doubt this will be resolved when the work is completed.
Location, cleanliness and the staff who welcomed at door. They have a great manner and seem genuinely want to please guests. Reception staff need much more warmth, smile more and actually treat people as such. Rooms clean bu quite small for price - felt a little cramped at time.
I booked a room at The George Hotel as a special birthday treat for my husband. I wanted somewhere right in the city and this was the perfect location, we even managed to find a parking space! The staff were really friendly and helpful. The room was lovely and the bed was possibly the most comfortable I have ever stayed in!
The room was excellent , staff were extremely helpful and polite .
Attention to detail, throughout the hotel
The design of the hotel was really modern but still comfortable. When we arrived I was not expecting to have £100 per night deducted from my bank account, especially since we had already paid for it in full. Fine if you have a credit card as you dont notice the money leaving your a/c (its refunded when you check out) but if you dont have a credit card (I dont) then they ask for a debit card which means that you are money short in your account. If this had been mentioned prior to booking then maybe I would have reconsidered staying there. Its ok if they had just taken the card details but to acutally take the money was unexpected and quite unfair to say that we had already paid for the room etc. There was no warning of this and it was lucky that I had plenty of funds in the account!
Rooms were lovely and beds very comfy. Bathroom very modern and shower was amazing. Requested an iron in the room prior to arrival but it wasn't there. The heating came on at 6am and was very noisy. This woke my partner and I up and we couldn't get back to sleep with the noise. The tea/coffee machine in the room did not work. Left my straighteners behind in the room but when I contacted the hotel to enquire about this they said they checked and they were not there. That is a mystery to me.
was very noisy, did not receive free paper that we were offered.. Design was nice but that should not qualify for a 5 stars, was 3/4..
beautiful design, great location, friendly and helpful staff
the hotel is stunning, very unique, modern and a great place to chill out after being round the shops in edinburgh
The comfortable rooms and central location and choice to stay in the Hotel or not.
Very friendly and efficient staff. Luxurious contemporary feel / look. Nice breakfast. Upgrade unexpected, but very much appreciated - nice touch. Difficult to get room wamer with controls. was not freezing cold but my wife would have preferred it warmer. Couldn't seem to watch different channels on the different TV's at the same time, but this may not have been possible anyway!
Fresh looking hotel Tv did not work despite changing rooms. No fresh black pepper or brown sauce available at breakfast. Waiter unable to confirm the Scottish Breakfast ingredients. Unable to access restaurant from lift as doors locked.
Central location, especially for the Tatoo Hardest bed we have seen on this month long trip. Inadequate luggage racks or space for clothing storage. It would be ok for an over nighter but not for someone on a long trip. Out of 6 hotels we have stayed in so far on this trip, your was the only one without a bath tub.
We love the beds and the huge wide screen TV! It was a little far from Waverley station, had to climb up and down a hill to get to the hotel!
Very central to Edinburgh, very nice pubs nearby and easy walk to all of the tourist sections of the town. Very helpful staff and very nice breakfast.
Friendly staff. Very well appointed rooms
Helpful staff, clean rooms, good location
The hotel was modernly decorated and the rooms were of excellent quality and the food was of constant high standard
Helpful staff Modern decor and beautiful view of the castle Noisy guests sitting in the lounge area on 4th floor just outside our bedroom.
Good locatioin, friendly staff, breakfast excellent, room comfortable Very small car park
Hotel is better than i expect, warmer, clener, and quiet Breakfast is quit expensive, compering what you get.
The location of the hotel is fantastic. Everything one needs to see in Edinburgh is within walking distance. Our room was spacious and towards the back of the building, so there was no noise coming from Grassmarket at all although we stayed there for the weekend.
They had parking, toiletries were good the fridge was only a cooler and it would have been nice to have a proper cold fridge. Breakfast quite expensive.
Excellent design of the bathroom The lift(s). If there was a second one I do not know and the one was used for carrying linen, services, quests. Useless.
Excellent value with the ideal location for all the sights and amenities Not being able to open an account for the restaurant or bar
The location of the Suites couldn't have been better. Just off the Royal Mile it was central to everything. I would have liked more frequent maid service
It was central, pleasant quite spacious and comfortable. Room faced a wall, No drawer space, bathroom was badly laid out with no ventilation. There was no bar
excellent location and comfortable space the hotel offered what i needed tho if you want room service there is not enough room for an table
The hotels staff and luxurious rooms.
staff all very helpful and polite nothing
Appeared recently updated. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great location close to the train station and right off the Royal Mile. Large elevator. Bathroom very nice. Bathroom shower did not have any kind of shelf for shampoo, facecloth, etc. No where but the floor to put anything. Safe did not work, but maintenance replaced it sometime our first day. Sliding doors for closet and refrigerator, microwave area did not work. Very difficult to move doors. They ground off aluminum off the track when moving doors. All of the lights in the room were either all off or all on. Window would not close all the way.
The hotel was excellently situated was very clean and furnishings were of a very high standard. The facilities in the room included a microwave and kitchen type sink which was very handy. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The parking was difficult and you had to pay a meter but spaces were very limited.
The rooms are well decorated; the hotel is in a great location - really excellent; the shuttle bus is useful. We were moved room twice in a five night stay. The first move was due to the sofa-bed in the studio dulexe not working. We were then upgraded to a one-bedroom apartment. This room did not have proper bathroom facilities and the bathroom flooded while the shower was in use. This resulted in a nightmarish experience - including three plumbers at the door within five minutes - clearly an ongoing situation. The room being flooded was not reported to hotel management until I complained to staff a third time. We also did not receive toiletries on a daily basis (had to ring reception to request them); did not receive an adequate number of towels; admired the charming cobwebs across the ceiling; had to request the sofa-bed to be made up several times; noted a complete lack of communication between staff and so forth.
I was disappointed that the room wasn't ready on time, it was 30 mins late. I'm pleased I didn't pay full price for the room, I still payed enough but if I had paid full price I would have been very annoyed
Breakfast was excellent Only one thin blanket on bed Also no information available on bus routes from hotel reception
location was perfect, easy to get to all the attractions on foot, train station and buses 10 min walk. Hotel staff were very helpful and friendly. sheets and blankets - I missed my Duvet
The room was spacious and the view amazing. The room service was very good . Cafe Rouge, where the breakfast is served, was amazing but the breakfast poor.
Every thing is just excellent! We really enjoyed staying at this hotel. We will highly recommend to our friends.
The hotel was central, clean and very good value. I will be visiting the hotel again.
The staff were pleasant and very helpful. I also wanted to stay an extra day than I originally booked and the hotel was able to accommodate me.
Staff very friendly and helpfull no
Breakfast at Ricks across the road The fact that breakfast was across the road
Convenience of location for central Edinburgh
Comfortable, clean hotel with simple facilities. Staff friendly and helpful. No frills.
Location is very convenient
A pleasant stay at the hotel. The decoration is very modern and update.The Bathroom in particular has a nice bath
very friendly owners, excellent menu in the evening for a very good price (well only apple or orange juice as a drink) as well as the scottish breakfast. Location Noisy fitnesscentre in the early hours on friday in the back of room 12
The building is lovely and very nicely decorated. The room was small but very comfortable with better than average appliances and fantastic water pressure in the shower! Breakfast was good with a large menu. The staff were helpful and friendly. The room was a little too warm, but the radiator could be adjusted so it wasn't a huge problem. The wood flooring, although nice looking, was noisy especially when other guests were moving around very early in the morning.
The staff was very helpful and friendly. The food was very good. The room was attractive and comfortable. No bad points
great location, excellent hotel staff, really big and comfortable room, good breakfast
Excellent location, really simple but very modern interior. Breakfast was especially nice as everything was cooked fresh. Non that spring to mind
Fantastic service. Warm, friendly staff. Great breakfast. Perfectly located for a tour of Edinburgh. Excellent. Not a thing. Great hotel.
The hotel is very convienient for all local attractions,it was clean and warm and a very good price, rooms were decorated in a modern style . the doors in hotel are heavy fire doors and if not held until closed they slammed every time someone went through one. Our room was at basement level and had drainage problems in shower and water only drained slowly.
a lovely modern guest house in a great location, our room was spotlessly clean and very warm. The only thing that would improve the stay was that Sunday breakfast could have been a just little bit later say between 9 and 9.30am
The hotel was stunning and pleasant staff
The individual styled room are are very Ostentatious but in a good way. An up market accomodation ideally situated for shopping walks to the roayal mile and waverely station. Lifts a bit dark
MARK at the front desk was very helpful with loads of info for us during our stay! We were not impressed with the bed as it was to soft and felt like an airbed, for the amount of money they should consider better beds!
Loved the room, fish tank lovely could have done with more fish in! TV in bathroom, nice. Staff very nice and very helpful. Enjoyed our stay.
Staff at reception were very friendly and helpful altogether a very enjoyable visit No
We were upgraded to a Junior Suite (New York) which was very luxurious. The staff were very helpful and answered all the questions we had. Our meal in Vienna was gorgeous and would highly recommend it, the complimentary drinks voucher went down a treat as well. Breakfast is not included in the room rate and it was pretty average for the price. We asked for toast and they sent it without any preserves and sent us a croissant rather than the pan au chocolat we had requested but it was still nice.
The reception staff were very helpful, and very pleasant. The noise from a disco outside my window was dreadful till 1.00am. I was informed it was not yours as you do not open on a Monday nt. I was in London apart from that I enjoyed my stay. Room could be cleaner.
Stayed in amazing top floor paris themed room with views over George Street, large bathroom and separate wc, pleasant staff, great bars, complimentary drinks, VIP access to shanghai club...
The staff were extremely accommodating
The hotel staff were very friendly and helpfull. The room was very well set out and extremely comfortable. The hotel was also very well situated in the centre of town. There were no problems really but one small gripe was the music from the bar played loudly until early hours and it could be heard in the room. This didn't affect our satisfaction with the hotel though.
Late checkout on a Sunday afternoon ( we had a late flight.) Good breakfast variety, though no hot food. Great staff, friendly and efficient, no weird attitudes. great location, everything walkable. Easy tram connection to/from airport. No wash clothes/flannels in a good hotel??? No eggs or porridge at breakfast.
Great staff, great welcome, nice atmosphere, well placed, excellent breakfast, fast and ubiquitously accessible wifi.
location. Verey nice room. Good facilities in the room. Breakfasts were quite disappointing. Dry toast with no butter nor conserve offered. Cheap poor quality sausages. I would have p[referred a breakfast buffet but I do see that with a smal hotel this might not be feasible. Maybe just a make your own toast area? Excellent coffee.
This is the 2nd time I've stayed at Ricks and will probably use it again. My son is at uni in Edinburgh so this is an inexpensive place to stay in when I visit him. Food is great and reasonable price, found drinks very expensive though.
The best things regarding Rick's Hotel are the location, the friendly and helpful staff, the facilities in the rooms (inc iPod and ghd hair straighteners) as well as the bar/restaurant on the ground floor. The only thing I didn't like was the fact thet the hotel does not have a lift, but it didn't affect our enjoyment of our stay.
We appreciated the sheer quality of the bed and all the bedding, the best in any hotel we have ever stayed in. It's city centre and you have to accept it's noisy.
Very lively Friday night - cocktail night!! Good location and great room If yiu dont like Very load music be warned ! But it was Friday night
the breakfast and the size of the room. the location as well!
For us the location was the spot on, being ony minutes from the railway station and in the centre of the city and shopping district. The Hotel was comfortable and the buffet breakfast was very good Whilst the service in the restaurant was good this was not always the same at the reception or the bar
Location The merchant's website is not elaborative if you open a mobile version. It didnt show to book for a child. I was fooled by the same as had to pay extra for my child. For some reason, they charged me the whole amount for bfast inclusive, but bfast deal wasn't showing. I travelled from India and had the worst experience as had to check out early.
coffee was made in apot previously used for making tea; therefore coffee was awful
Location of hotel on Princes Street, excellent breakfast and great view of castle from room. nothing our visit was fine
location dated decor, no iron/ironing board, unfriendly staff
The central position on Princes Street, so convenient for buses, walking to tourist places and resturants.
Nice place, central location, staff were friendly, a good experience.
Ideal location, clean room, comfortable stay no proper view of the outside. Staff could have been friendlier
Friendly staff My room was small. Unwelcoming entrance hall.
Location, close to city centre , Economical Sluggish staff. Unadequate facilities, had to request basic stuff mouse in the room and the staff were not even apologetic about it
Great location. Well-appointed apartment. Lots of nice touches. We asked for two twin rooms or one twin and a double and were only told on arrival this was not possible. This seems strange as most groups would require flexibility. Had to request extra towels and bedclothes twice.
Nice decor with a family comfortable feel to it! Not enough toilet roll, and asked several times for replacement
Friendly staff, great location and very comfortable rooms. Would go again.
The hotel provided a comfortable haven in the centre of a terrific city. Everything about the apartment was satisfactory. It would have been useful to have two twin beds in the second bedroom rather than a double.It would have been useful if the kitchen was equipped with a cafetiere.
Good Position, facilities Some noise from building work across road.
Proximity to main attractions and town centre. Fantastic views from the penthouse!
Very nice room Poor reception area overly efficious staff not being able to hear a word because of builing works we were not informed of. Left couple of things in the room which have not been handed in by house keeping staff
Aparment was lovely complimentary wine and muffins were good , lady at reception very helpful a bit out of the way for the castle and grassmarket
Upgrade us to the penthouse every time we visit Edinburgh & it's guaranteed we'll be back! Excellent apartment & view. Very minor 'complaint' as I'm slightly confused as to how much we gained with the upgrade as the apartment I booked was advertised as also having 2 bedrooms & a balcony. I don't expect the same upgrade every time so I'd like to have discovered what I was due for my money.