The Place Hotel - Edinburgh

34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3HU  show map
 4 stars
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The Place Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The Place Hotel is situated in the heart of Edinburgh near City Art Centre and Edinburgh Playhouse. The contemporary hotel is a good example of original architecture in Edinburgh.

The Place Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Edinburgh. The hotel is placed 5 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Omni Centre.

Quick access to bars and restaurants is provided.

10 minutes' walk to Edinburgh Waverley train station. The hotel is located 15 minutes' drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

All 47 compact rooms offer coffee/tea makers, free Wi-Fi, a seating area, ironing facilities and cable TV with on-demand movies as well as private bathrooms with a shower and free toiletries. All of the rooms have a wonderful view over the city.

Eat & Drink

A luxurious on-site restaurant serves dishes of Georgian cuisine. Guests can quench their thirst at Sleek Champagne bar with a favorite drink.

Services

The Place Hotel offers a photocopier, a conference room and a copier along with dry cleaning, 24-hour reception and concierge service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   47.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3HU

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.6 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1300 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1400 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    47

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 165 sq. feet
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    First-Floor Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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    Ground Floor Room

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    Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Place Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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      Hotel Address:

      34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3HU

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Edinburgh
        2700 ft
      Airports
      • Turnhouse (EDI)
        6.6 mi
      • Dundee (DND)
        34.9 mi
      Train Stations
      • Edinburgh Waverley station
        1700 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
        1300 ft
      • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
        1400 ft
      Ski areas
      • Midlothian Ski Centre
        2800 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        47

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghThe Place Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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      The Place Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Edinburgh Printmakers - 1000 ft
      • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 1000 ft
      • Edinburgh Playhouse - 1000 ft
      • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1700 ft
      • Scottish Gallery - 1700 ft
      • winter wonderland - 1700 ft
      • Edinburgh Dungeons - 1700 ft

      Popular areas

      • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 700 ft

      Places of interest

      • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 400 ft
      • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 400 ft
      • Waterloo Place - 1000 ft
      • Elm Row Bus Stop - 1400 ft
      • Nelson's Monument - 1400 ft
      • New Club - 1700 ft

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 400 ft
      • Omni Centre - 700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Multrees Walk - 400 ft
      • Hanover Fine Arts - 1700 ft

      Amusement

      • Nobles Amusements - 1700 ft

      Museums

      • Calton Hill - 1400 ft
      • Hanover Fine Arts - 1700 ft

      Theaters

      • Walkabout Jongleurs - 1000 ft
      • Assembly Rooms - 2000 ft

      Business areas

      • Multrees Walk - 400 ft

      Local attractions

      • Royal Botanic Garden - 5200 ft
        The Garden, Edinburgh
      • Holyrood Abbey - 1.0 mi
        Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
      • Inverleith Park - 1.1 mi
        Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
      • George Heriot's School - 5100 ft
        8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
      • The Queen's Hall - 1.1 mi
        Clerk Street, Edinburgh

      Near the hotel

      • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 900 ft
        1 Queen St., Edinburgh
      • Mansfield Place Church - 1200 ft
        East London Street, Edinburgh
      • Church of St John the Evangelist - 1400 ft
        Princes Street, Edinburgh
      • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 2000 ft
        31 Market Street, Edinburgh
      • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 1100 ft
        3 West Register Street, Edinburgh
      • Waterloo Place - 1200 ft
        Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
      • New Town - 1500 ft
        EdinburghScotland

      Restaurants nearby

      • Number One - 1300 ft

        Address: The Balmoral Hotel
        Phone: 01315576727

        70% likes this, based on 468 reviews
        Cuisine: Scottish
        Price Range: USD 92 - USD 122

      • Bar Frizzante - 1900 ft

        Address: 95 Lothian Road
        Phone: 01312297788

        80% likes this, based on 216 reviews
        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 102

      • Dubh Prais - 2400 ft

        Address: 123B High Street
        Phone: 0-131 557 5732

        78% likes this, based on 436 reviews
        Cuisine: Scottish

      • The Pompadour by Galvin - 1400 ft

        Address: Princes Street
        Phone: +44 131 222 8975

        79% likes this, based on 118 reviews
        Cuisine: French, British
        Price Range: USD 95 - USD 310

      • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 2200 ft

        Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
        Phone: 01312252832

        78% likes this, based on 412 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian
        Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        47

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghThe Place Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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      The Place Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Place Hotel

      Average guest rating

      8.2out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 412 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • 1.8

        We found this hotel on Itison and werent sure what to expect but we loved our stay and would certainly recommend this hotel. We had a suite on the first floor which had a huge bed with sofa and chairs and an amazing huge bath! Breakfast was perfect. We had full cooked breakfast which was perfectly cooked. The young lady who served us for both dinner and breakfast was extremely helpful, friendly and efficient. The room was very clean and bedding and towels were to a high standard.

        Reception service could have been more efficient. The lady who greeted us on arrival said she would call us when our room was ready but we are still waiting on her call! In addition, when providing such a luxurious suite, we did expect bathrobes and slippers which would have been very much appreciated after a long day touring the many interesting sights of our capital city! Another small point we would mention was dinner .. We were the only two people at dinner at 8pm and the atmosphere was non existent. The food was just ok. No festive choices on 23 December such as turkey and the food choice was limited. Finally, although the room was spotlessly clean, there was an accumulation of dust on the small ledge around the bathroom just above shower screen height. However, all in all these are very small cons and would not put us off returning for a stay in the future.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        Excellent staff and location. The Hotel has contemporary tasteful design. Reasonable bar prices. Didn't eat there so unable to comment on catering.

        Breakfast not included in price. Very small double bed in our particular room. I would definitely stay again but would check size of bed.

      • Couple
        10.0

        My boyfriend and myself felt the hotel was absolutely stunning and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Our room was beautiful and very spacious.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Excellent location, minutes away from the main street `Princes Street` and the train station set back a few streets for a slightly slower pace and less crowds An old well kept building with a relaxed atmosphere. We had a massive room on the top floor overlooking the city - fantastic! Friendly, attentive staff offering a great fresh breakfast with standard items as well as off menu selection. Would recommend - less than 5 minutes walk from station behind Rose street and George street.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Well appointed, boutique hotel at an affordable price.

        Climbing three flights of stairs in the absence of a lift

      • Single
        7.8

        Great hotel but 3 dislikes 1) no lift and I was put on top floor 2) no heating in room 3) no blind or curtain in bathroom but nice view of Edinburgh.

        See above

      • Couple
        10.0

        The staff were always on hand to help and were always there at reception to answer any questions we had! As well as complying with our needs! There was a great deal of care for customers! The food was to a high standard and service was great! The rooms were clean with a great design including a large tv, lovely bathroom and big bed. We also had a great view of the city! The best part was the location as it was close to all centre pubs and shops, perfect for our shopping trip

        We did not find anything we were unhappy about

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The rooms ,the staff and the location was the best

      • Couple
        10.0

        The staff were very helpful, the hotel was well presented, very clean and with excellent in room facilities, plus free wifi

      • Couple
        9.6

        Very nice hotel with excellent staff.

        Only criticism was the water supply to room 3825? The very last room up the stairs. The shower was poor and the taps has a very weak flow

      • Couple
        7.8

        Nice room with a great view of the city in a fantastically central location. We were a short walk from the town centre, train/bus station and the castle. The room was clean and had a massive plasma screen which was useful. Staff were nice and friendly.

        The room wasn't huge. It's not that it was tiny...it could have been a little bit bigger.

      • Couple
        10.0

        The customer service was excellent. On arrival we were upgraded to a room with a great view of the city and the staff were really helpful in pointing out some good places to go for food and drink with the free map they gave us. The room was very clean and modern. The bar area was quiet and nicely laid out and again the staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself was located centrally and so it was easy to walk to many of the main attractions and all in all we really enjoyed our stay.

      • Couple
        10.0

        everyone was so friendly and helpful. Our room was very large clean and comfortable with seating area etc and the bar does particularly nice cocktails. If you are eating out I'd recommend l'escargot bleu a French restaurant just around the corner the food and service were stunning. (best to book).

      • Couple
        6.6

        Very well located, 10 minutes far from te train station.

        We had been allocated in a very small room without wardrobe , just a few hangers, without space for our luggage. If we have to stay for more then 1 night it will be a nightmare. I think that this room should be allowed to one person.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Friendly staff, good food, great room, stylish, all very happy.

        The walk to the top floor! (This is understandable with it being an old building), however 'no lift' should be pointed out for elderly, infirm or families with children as it was quite a hike. Another point is the roadworks outside that started at 7.30am on the Saturday and Sunday - guests should also have this pointed out to them prior to booking. This was the worst part of our stay. Otherwise we were very happy.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Place Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      34-38 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 3HU

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Edinburgh
        2700 ft
      Airports
      • Turnhouse (EDI)
        6.6 mi
      • Dundee (DND)
        34.9 mi
      Train Stations
      • Edinburgh Waverley station
        1700 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
        1300 ft
      • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
        1400 ft
      Ski areas
      • Midlothian Ski Centre
        2800 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        47

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghThe Place Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

      Use Badge