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 public areas

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The 3-star Ailsa Craig Hotel in Old Town district features a stunning view of Calton Hill.

The hotel is set next to Calton Hill, Nelson Monument and Edinburgh Playhouse. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Edinburgh city center.

The hotel lies within a 15-minute walk of Edinburgh Waverley train station. It takes about 15 minutes to get to Turnhouse airport by car.

Rooms

This property comprises 17 rooms featuring Executive Apartment, Deluxe Double Room and Superior Double Room with an in-room safe and flat-screen TV.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed

Services

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

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
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Room toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

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

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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

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Junior Suite
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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Junior Suite

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Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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  • Bathtub
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Superior Double or Twin Room, Bathtub

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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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    Deluxe Double or Twin Room

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    Executive Apartment
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
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    Executive Apartment

    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 Printmakers - 1400 ft
    • Edinburgh Playhouse - 1400 ft
    • Arthurs Seat - 1700 ft
    • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 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
    • Scottish Poetry Library - 2000 ft
    • Canongate Kirk - 2000 ft
    • Canongate Kirk - 2300 ft
    • Waterloo Place - 2300 ft
    • Canongate Tolbooth - 2300 ft
    • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 2300 ft

    Train stations

    • Our Dynamic Earth - 2300 ft

    Convention centers

    • Omni Centre - 1400 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Palace of Holyrood House - 2300 ft

    Museums

    • Calton Hill - 1000 ft
    • The Museum of Edinburgh - 2000 ft
    • The Peoples Story - 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