Ailsa Craig Hotel - Edinburgh

Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom  show map
 3 stars
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Ailsa Craig Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Overview

Ailsa Craig Hotel is a 3-star venue set just 1.6 km from Edinburgh Castle, The Meadows and Midlothian Ski Centre.

The hotel is conveniently placed minutes away from Edinburgh Waverley train station. Just 10 minutes' walk from Edinburgh city center.

This hotel is placed in Merchiston district, known for monuments and a theater.

Ailsa Craig Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The hotel provides guests with 17 rooms including executive apartment, deluxe double room and superior double room that offer an in-room safe and a work desk. Some rooms have the garden view.

Eat & Drink

Wedgwood The Restaurant with Scottish specialties is just around the corner.

Services

The venue offers 24-hour reception, laundry and dry cleaning.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   17.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone

Policies

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ailsa Craig Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Hotel Address:

Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.1 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    2700 ft
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Wedgwood The Restaurant
    2600 ft
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    2800 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    5300 ft
Hotel information
  • Number of rooms:
    17

Rooms and availability

How to reach hotel

hotel Ailsa Craig Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Hotel Address:

Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.1 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    2700 ft
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Wedgwood The Restaurant
    2600 ft
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    2800 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    5300 ft
Hotel information
  • Number of rooms:
    17

Ailsa Craig Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Edinburgh Playhouse - 1400 ft
  • Edinburgh Printmakers - 1400 ft
  • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 1700 ft
  • Arthurs Seat - 1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Edinburgh Dungeons - 700 ft
  • Nelson Monument - 1000 ft
  • Walkabout Inn - 1000 ft
  • Nelson's Monument - 1400 ft
  • Elm Row Bus Stop - 1400 ft
  • Scottish Parliament Building - 1700 ft
  • The City of Edinburgh Council - 2000 ft
  • Canongate Kirk - 2000 ft
  • Scottish Poetry Library - 2000 ft
  • Canongate Kirk - 2300 ft
  • Canongate Tolbooth - 2300 ft
  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 2300 ft

Convention centers

  • Omni Centre - 1400 ft

Museums

  • Calton Hill - 1000 ft
  • The Peoples Story - 2000 ft
  • The Museum of Edinburgh - 2000 ft
  • Our Dynamic Earth - 2000 ft
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Tour - 2300 ft

Theaters

  • Walkabout Jongleurs - 1400 ft

Local attractions

  • National Library of Scotland - 5000 ft
    George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
  • St. Margaret's Chapel - 5300 ft
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  • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 1.0 mi
    Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  • The Meadows - 5100 ft
    Old Town, Edinburgh
  • The Queen's Hall - 1.0 mi
    Clerk Street, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Calton Hill - 800 ft
    off Regent Road, Edinburgh
  • New Town - 1600 ft
    EdinburghScotland
  • Waterloo Place - 2400 ft
    Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
  • Canongate Kirk - 2700 ft
    153 Canongate, Edinburgh
  • Leith - 1600 ft
    Edinburgh EH6Scotland
  • Our Dynamic Earth - 2400 ft
    112 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
  • Mansfield Place Church - 2500 ft
    East London Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant - 2600 ft

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    83% likes this, based on 952 reviews
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 89

  • The Pompadour by Galvin - 2900 ft

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    85% likes this, based on 117 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: USD 96 - USD 311

  • Origano - 3200 ft

    Address: 277
    Phone: 0131 554 6539

    89% likes this, based on 158 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 32

  • Number One - 2800 ft

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    84% likes this, based on 454 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: USD 92 - USD 122

  • Dubh Prais - 3100 ft

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

    83% likes this, based on 447 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

Hotel information
  • Number of rooms:
    17
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Ailsa Craig Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ailsa Craig Hotel

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 252 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Nice, clean rooms...though they vary widely in size. Good breakfast, pleasant service. Quiet street. Good value for money.

    Though it is within walking distance of Princess Street, the walk is hilly - that should be taken into account while choosing this place to stay.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    handy for theatre also shoping,.breakfast was very good..and staff very friendly.We would certainly visit again.j&f nelson

  • Single
    10.0

    It was wonderful how the staff treated me with deep respect and enthusiasm, I asked a nice room and I got the best room I could get..They really took care of my wishes..The garden view is wonderful. This made my short stay unforgettable.

  • Single
    8.2

    I enjoyed my stay. I thought it was good value for money. The doorman made me a cup of tea one night when I came in late which I thought was very kind.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    Excellent location. Convenient for city centre on quiet & attractive terrace. Family room was very clean and with ample space.

    Would have liked a small lounge area for a drink in the evening. Bar only had a small selection of cans and bottled beers with only the restaurant tables and chairs to sit at. If we hadn't arrived at the weekend, car parking prices would been very expensive.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Had a problem with the car and the staff went out of their way to help.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Clean rooms, most of staff friiendly, breakfast good

    Breakfast finished a bit early in the morning.

  • Single
    6.2

    Great location close to the city centre in a pretty street. Room was a good size (I had booked a single but it was a twin room). My room was at the back of the building and looked out over the garden to a park beyond. Breakfast (included) was good and the dining room had a good outlook if you had a seat near the windows.

    The room was a little cold, even with the heater on, but there was an extra blanket (and pillows) in the robe.

  • Single
    9.2

    small cosy room with very nice view to the garden.

    too noisy floor in room above mine.

  • Single
    7.8

    The hotel's stuff was very good, especially Kristin which was very pleasnt and helped us to solve issues when occured.

  • Single
    9.6

    Friendly staff and very helpful. Location is good as it is not overlooked - it is in a lovely row of large terrace houses with a small treed area to the front and lovely long gardens to the back.

    Perhaps I overlooked it when I was looking at the hotel on the internet but mention should be made of the fact that there is no lift on the premises. Personally I was glad I was only on the first floor and had a small though quite heavy case. That aside, I will use the hotel again when next in Edinburgh.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    Close to Playhouse Theatre for Shows

    Hotel was a bit run down. Room had some wallpaper coming off wall although the on Suite looked new and up to date. Breafast was a bit megre with one sausage, a small drop of scrambled egg and one small slice of Bacon. Would not recommend this Hotel

  • Couple
    5.0

    Nothing in special.

    Unfriendly Lady at reception, horrible smell of food at reception/breakfast- room, dirty and demolished bath, value for money

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    The location was quiet and beautiful, yet close to the bus and walking distance from theatre and dining. Allan, the desk clerk, was very helpful and handled our requests cheerfully. The other clerks were also nice. Allan stood out as the best clerk we meet in 20 days of travel around the uk.

    It was a nice hotel, well located. Our biggest problem was the lack of an elevator. The beautiful old building has very high ceilings and it was a long way up to the third floor for the last night of our stay. Fortunately the staff carried our bags. The other thing they need to change is breakfast was from 7:30 to 9. Closing off meal service at 9 for people on holiday is too early.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The room was very comfortable and just what we needed after a long day of exploring and hiking.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ailsa Craig Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.1 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.8 mi
Train Stations
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    2700 ft
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Wedgwood The Restaurant
    2600 ft
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    2800 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    5300 ft
Hotel information
  • Number of rooms:
    17