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Cairn Hotel Edinburgh

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Situated in the lively theatre district of Edinburgh with the old town just minutes away, the Cairn Edinburgh has recently undergone a complete refurbishment to high standard. The hotel offers fantastic accommodation suited for leisure and corporate guests alike easily accessible by rail with the Edinburgh Waverley station only a 10 minute walk away
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Residential Neighbourhood
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
109Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
37Attractionswithin 0,5 km
1 462Reviews
590Photos
32Q+A
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My experience at this hotel was good at the start , i stay 2 days. I came from italy for bisness to edinburg . The only thing that i disliked was the staff in particular was a small spanish woman with dar hair that she said she could speak italian. I went to reception to ask her
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Response from travelmanukker, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Serentohouses, Thank You for your valuable feedback. I am sorry that you felt let down by the employee. Our employees go over and beyond to help our guests with most requests. As we are a small hotel with one staff at the counter, sometime it becomes difficult to spend too much time with one guest holding others at the reception. The receptionist mentioned the incident to me. She felt very sorry not able to help you out in all the time. But she did assist you numerous times with your questions. We have a duty of care to all the guests, certain times it is difficult to spent time with one guest for too long. The receptionist mentioned by you has been working with us for quiet long time and has a very good reputation for excellent customer service. I am sorry that you felt differently. If you wish to discuss the matter further, please do not hesitate to contact me in person on manager@cairnedinburgh.com Once again, thank you for sharing your comments and I hope to serving you again. My sincere apologies for the way you felt our services. Kind Regards Kannan Nair
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Good location - just 10 minutes walk from Waverly. Very clean with friendly and helpful staff. Nice room, with tea / coffee facilities and snacks. Although would have preferred carpets to wooden floors just for comfort
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Response from cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jujubino, Thank you for a great feedback. We appreciate your custom and time taken for the positive review. We take pride in our hotel and its services. Every comments are valuable and we are committed to improve. As mentioned by you, we are centrally located and in a very quiet street. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our team are truly professional and happy to meet or exceed our guests expectation. Please remember to book directly and avail your 15% return discount. We also has breakfast included offers in certain periods. Kind Regards Kannan Nair
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Well located hotel close to restaurants, bars and shops as well as bus routes and about 10 mins from Waverley station. Rooms are well furnished and very clean. Loved the hamper instead of a hospitality tray. Beds are comfortable and area is quiet so easy to sleep. Lots of
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Response from cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Dear SheilaSalford, Thank you for a great feedback. We appreciate your custom and time taken for the positive review. We take pride in our hotel and its services. Every comments are valuable and we are committed to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our team are truly professional and happy to meet or exceed our guests expectation. Please remember to book directly and avail your 15% return discount. We also has breakfast included offers in certain periods. Kind Regards Kannan Nair
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We visited Edinburgh in January, as 4 couples getting together for a weekend break. We booked one of the Cairns Hotel apartments, which turned out to be a massive house. First of all, the parking isn't huge, 5 parking spaces in a locked car park to the rear of the hotel, and
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Response from cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear thomasbR4417PQ, Thank you for your valuable feedback. It was great to have you around. We offer great value to our guests and we appreciate the repeat custom. Our team are dedicated to meet or exceed our guest expectations. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to serving you again. We agree that we need a moderate refurb and plans are in place. Please remember to book with us directly and avail your 15% return discount. Regards Kannan Nair General Manager
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Clean and comfortable room. Very handy for centre of town. Especially convenient for the Playhouse Theatre. Coffee making facilities and complementary snacks in room. Friendly staff. Breakfast available for £5, payable at hotel.
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Response from cairnhotel, General Manager at Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear TedGlasgow_Scotland, Thank you for your most recent custom and feedback. We are delighted to understand that you enjoyed your stay. We are committed to meet or exceed our guest's expectation and take every comments seriously. We appreciate your time to review us and we look forward to serving you again. Kind Regards Kannan Nair General Manager
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I have never heard of this in my life. We have stayed at this hotel, and I never heard such a thing as this. The hotel is lovely
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Turn right from The cairns and walk up the street you will see lots of restaurants and there is a fantastic pub keep going right and you will find it it’s a very good area for buses as well.
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We were in the main hotel and it was a wonderful stay. I was in a single room traveling with a friend who also had a single. The staff were great and the hotel is located on a side street but close to pubs and restaurants. I would not hesitate to stay again. We were on the second floor and never heya peep except for the people next to us coming into their room.
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Lots of restaurants nearby and pretty sure one was an Indian restaurant
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Pretty certain they don't! Not many usable facilities.
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"Do not book a small double."
"Avoid the ground floor"
"Do not accept room 116..."
"Ask for a “ larger” room...even if this is still small"
"Ask for a large room when booking on the second or third floor"
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PRICE RANGE
US$48 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
cairn hotel edinburgh
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghLeith
NUMBER OF ROOMS
72
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