Address: 69 - 74 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH10 4HH, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located in the Greenhill area of Edinburgh, is near Lupe Pinto's, Bike Trax, Bruntsfield Links Short Hole Golf Course, and Ideal Computing.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Edinburgh



      We just returned from a two day visit in Edinburgh. The hotel is not what we thought it to be. The receptionist gave us false information regarding breakfast times. Said until 10.00 but it was indeed only until 09.30. She did know know what Wi Fi was! She gave me a modem cable instead...... The room we got was on the top floor, with a very small window. The shower did not work! The bath had no hot water. Called the manager, he said the boiler was down. Next day we were moved to a larger superior room which was very cold, so we were supplied with a very old portable electric heater. The hot water arrived only after 6 minutes of running the water. The manager was kind to offer a free bottle of wine for all our troubles. Was rather disappointed.

      Excellent hotel, great location


      Stayed at the Bruntsfield for 3 nights, weekend prior to Christmas the hotel was fantastic, breakfast was very good with a large choice tried eveything which was all good, I can recommend giving the Haddock a go. The hotel facilities were very good, nice cosy area in the room adjacent to reception to sit and have a drink before or after dinner. The King's Bar downstairs was very good, great atmosphere and popular with locals which was very nice. All the staff we encountered were polite, friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. We hired a car so it was great to have on the doorstep parking, we walked into town most days and it took no more that 20 minutes, walking leisurely, through a very pleasant area. We took cabs in and out of town in the evening at a cost of approx 5 each way (with tip). Would recommend the hotel without hessitation and would definately stay there again myself.

      We had booked regular double room, but in the early hours on our first night were woken by our neighbours having an almightly row. In the morning I inquired at the front desk how long they were booked in for, it turned out only one more night, I explained jokingly what had happened and we'd been hoping they'd be leaving that morning. The chap at reception immediately (no questions asked, no complaints made!) insisted that we be moved room to a fourposter suite. On our return from a day in the city we found all our bags had been moved and we had a fabulous hugh new room, which was lovely, with the most enormous four poster canopied bed, very high detailed ceiling, large bathroom and excellent choice of quality furniture. However the room we had occupied previously was very spacious and of a very good standard with a large bed and nice furnishings and we had been more than happy with it. It was a extremly nice gesture, much appreciated, particular as it was through no fault of the hotel.

      Wonderful hotel


      wonderful hotel, we stayed 2 nights in a huge room wonderful breakfast and dinner. Excellent for access to main shopping area and theatre district.

      Will definetley be staying here again.

      Friendly staff


      The staff was wonderful. My friend and I had originally booked two nights in a hostel over a very busy weekend, but due to a "booking malfunction" were left stranded. We then tried the Best Western which was also full, but the receptionist was nice enough to call several other hotels - all booked. She then arranged for us to stay in the room that they usually reserve for the night manager. All of the staff were extremely kind and helpful. The room was nice and spacious, the hotel was very clean, and breakfast was delicious. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.

      Great Hotel, Big Rooms, Big Breakfast


      We stayed here for two nights over the weekend. Room was huge by anyone's standards, certainly the biggest that I have stayed in Europe. Very clean, quiet and the staff were friendly. Breakfasts were excellent. Location is great, easy walking distance to all the main tourist magnets. Would strongly recommend and will definetly stay here again.

      On a side note, there is no air-conditioning in the rooms so may not be too good on a really hot day.

      Wonderful location


      We had a wonderful two night break staying at the Bruntsfield. Room was lovely, staff were friendly, location was excellent, bar was nice serving really good food and we would definately stay there again.

      Pleasant Stay


      Brief one night stay at the hotel, very reasonable prices, hotel room was large and very spacious and had views of the park to the front, the decor on the other hand was a bit dated and could do with an overhaul, the bed was king size and was one of the most comfortablle beds we have ever slept in. Not a bad bet for a brief visit just dont expect anything too fancy.

      Big Breakfast


      Very nice room and the breakfast was awesome.

      A very pleasant stay and I would certainaly stay again.

      The access to the city centre is good too and in walking distance if you feel fit for a 20 minute walk.

      Plenty of buses from the town or A Taxi for just over 4

      Traditional Edinburgh Hotel


      Very comfortable rooms and friendly staff. We had a rental car so enjoyed having a car park at a hotel so close to the city centre. The breakfasts were superb and we dined in the restaurant one night and enjoyed Scottish beef.

      Comfortable and good location


      We had a very comfortable short break in this hotel in April 2002. It has a lovely location looking over a park which you can walk through to the Castle and all local buses stop at the hotel. Bedrooms were spacious and well equipped (ask for one of their new wing rooms) and the restaurant served great food. The Kings Bar was very stylish and got very busy on Saturday night. All in all we couldn't really fault the hotel - the staff were great too.

      TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Edinburgh

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Edinburgh


      A travel blog entry by pohearn818 on Nov 01, 2014

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      ... to realize what was special about this particular one. We finish up there and get a goody bag which had been advertised on the flyer and which we were all pumped for. Get a free sample of blended scotch and a scotch tasting glass, very useful indeed.

      Head back to the hostel to drop off our bags before heading back out to wander the town. Spend the next couple of hours bar hopping, having a good time. Edinburgh is a fantastic city.

      Day 6- Travel to Edinburgh

      A travel blog entry by dougm51 on Sep 10, 2013

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      Tour the beautiful Lake District and visit Wordsworth's grave in the village of Grasmere. Cross into Scotland and stop briefly at Gretna Green. Then it's on to the majestic Scottish capital. When in season, selected departures attend the spectacular Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle. In the morning enjoy a guided tour of historic Edinburgh Castle, home to the Honours of Scotland. Continue down the Royal Mile to the ...

      Scottish Adventure - Edinburgh

      A travel blog entry by trina.manz on May 28, 2013

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      ... back in the day and walked into an area called the covanent prison. The covenant prison was an area of the graveyard used to house 1200 religious freedom fighters when they lost the war to keep their faith. The men were kept in an open area for 6 months with no protection from the weather, little food and orders of not to speak or move otherwise the man beside them would be shot. The man in charge of this prison (and who originally was one of them men himself ...

      Looking back

      A travel blog entry by el-watkins on Oct 24, 2012

      ... means snivelling down the phone and writing angry diary entries. I have learnt that I love people, I love teaching and I love when I'm able to help. I don’t think I've ever been surer of what I want to do with my life. I've learnt that though I love my family insane amounts, I can survive without them, even if at times I really don’t want to. I've learnt that even the most foreign things, even things that make your heart ache because ...

      Earth Day... But not here :(!

      A travel blog entry by steph.carter on Apr 22, 2012

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      ... tunes all night. Some I knew and some I didn't- which was cool to hear some new old stuff. They also had a video wall running in the background with no sound, but it was awesome added atmosphere with old vintage dance videos. I think I asked everyone to dance - well almost everyone, maybe only one or two leads I missed. There were some folks from Glasgow that made the drive just for this dance, and in the mix from Glasgow was another Canadian! She had ...