Herald House Hotel - Edinburgh

70 Grove Street,, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP  show map
 3 stars
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Herald House Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The quiet Herald House Hotel is rated 3 stars and comprises 45 rooms with homely comforts. Since 1900, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Edinburgh.

Scott Monument, Edinburgh Zoo and The Museum of Edinburgh along with a grove are set close to the hotel. Herald House Hotel is also located near Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile and EICC.

This hotel is placed in West End district, known for galleries, the castle and monuments.

Guests will find themselves a 20-minute walk from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art train station. A short drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

All non-smoking rooms are equipped with a work desk, a personal safe, coffee/tea makers, IDD telephone and multi-channel TV. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests are offered a full Scottish breakfast served in the lounge area. The lounge restaurant provides light meals. Guests can try ales and whiskies served in the honesty bar.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 8.50 per person per night. 

Services

Business facilities feature a photocopier, a meeting room and a business corner.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   45.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 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 18 may stay at the price of GBP 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • 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:

70 Grove Street,, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    9.3 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.8 km
Train Stations
  • Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art
    1.2 km
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.8 km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Indaba
    450 m
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    440 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    45

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 1 Single bed
Size: 16 m²
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The room with moderate decorations offers a Single bed, work desk, private bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 16 m²
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    The room with moderate decorations offers a Double bed, work desk, private bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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      The room with moderate decorations offers two Single beds, work desk, private bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Herald House Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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        Hotel Address:

        70 Grove Street,, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          1.7 km
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          9.3 km
        • Dundee (DND)
          57.8 km
        Train Stations
        • Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art
          1.2 km
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          1.8 km
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Indaba
          450 m
        • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
          440 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          1.3 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghHerald House Hotel

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • The Grove Gallery - 200 m
        • Filmhouse Cinema - 400 m
        • cineworld - 400 m
        • Royal Lyceum Theatre - 500 m

        Places of interest

        • Scottish Widows Bank Plc - 300 m
        • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers - 600 m
        • Saint Mary's Episcopal Cathedral - 600 m
        • Saint Mary's Cathedral - 600 m

        Convention centers

        • EICC - 300 m

        Shopping areas

        • Alexander Leven - 400 m

        Amusement

        • Mecca Bingo Ltd - 100 m
        • Johnny's Entertainment & Amusement - 400 m
        • Laserquest - 400 m
        • Odeon Edinburgh - 400 m
        • Gold Rush Amusements - 400 m
        • Diane Pool Hall - 400 m
        • cameo picturehouse - 400 m
        • Filmhouse - 400 m
        • Cameo Cinema Plc - 400 m
        • D B Amusements - 500 m
        • Tenpin - 500 m
        • Colorsound - 600 m

        Parks

        • Fountain Park Leisure Complex - 500 m

        Theaters

        • The Royal Lyceum Theatre Co - 500 m
        • King's Theatre - 500 m
        • Usher Hall - 600 m

        Local attractions

        • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1.6 km
          31 Market Street, Edinburgh
        • Church of St John the Evangelist - 1.6 km
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments - 1.7 km
          Corner of Cowgate and Niddry Street, Edinburgh
        • The Museum of Edinburgh - 1.6 km
          142 Canongate, Edinburgh
        • Massa - 1.6 km
          36-39 Market St. EdinburghScotland

        Near the hotel

        • St Cuthbert's Church - 680 m
          Lothian Road, Edinburgh
        • National War Museum of Scotland - 890 m
          Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
        • Institut Francais D'Ecosse - 1.0 km
          13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
        • The Scotch Whisky Experience - 1.1 km
          354 Castlehill, Edinburgh
        • George Heriot's School - 750 m
          8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
        • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 1.2 km
          Castlehill, Edinburgh
        • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 1.1 km
          Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

        Restaurants nearby

        • Indaba - 450 m

          Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace
          Phone: 0131 221 1554

          72% likes this, based on 438 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 42

        • First Coast - 520 m

          Address: 99 - 101 Dalry Road
          Phone: +44 (0)131 313 4404

          73% likes this, based on 369 reviews
          Cuisine: British, Scottish
          Price Range: CAD 21 - CAD 34

        • Passorn - 610 m

          Address: 23-23a Brougham Place
          Phone: 1312291537

          82% likes this, based on 387 reviews
          Cuisine: Thai

        • The Atelier Restaurant - 440 m

          Address: 159-161 Morrison Street
          Phone: 0131 629 1344

          96% likes this, based on 175 reviews
          Cuisine: European
          Price Range: CAD 23 - CAD 44

        • Kanpai Sushi - 580 m

          Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
          Phone: 0131 228 1602

          75% likes this, based on 271 reviews
          Cuisine: Japanese
          Price Range: CAD 34 - CAD 44

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghHerald House Hotel

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        Herald House Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Herald House Hotel

        Average guest rating

        7.0out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 194 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          Very clean and comfortable, good food, handy for the main shopping area's pleasant staff. single rooms with ensuite for guest's on there own are ideal,

          Very poor parking near hotel, in fact there was't any, unless you want to pay very high charges at a local car park.permit's for guests would be a good idea.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Helpful & friendly staff.

          Tables a bit "cramped" at breakfast

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Friendly, comfortable, clean and good breakfast.

        • Family with children
          9.0

          Nice sized room & good tv reception. Good breakfast.

          Provide a map explaining parking facilities, driving instructions to & from pay lot to hotel, & a walking path to pay lot.

        • Single
          2.4

          I did not like the hotel at all

          the review in your website is not realistic next time I will not depend on your views in chossing a hotel to stay

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The staff was outstanding. Peaches did a great job with breakfast.

          The matress was a tad hard, but otherwise fine.

        • Couple
          5.8

          Good and plentiful breakfast, staff was helpful and it's about a 15 minute walk to Castle Rock.

          It could definitely use some renovation. The room was slanted, the bed was okay at best and wallpaper was peeling off the walls. It seems it is the same it was 40 years ago and has not been updated since. As a young couple, we booked this hotel for our anniversary, but to be honest our hostel in the days before felt more luxurious (at less than a third of the price of Herald House).

        • Family with children
          7.8

          fair price in comparison to other options close to where we needed to be (castle) nice room, bunkbeds excellent

        • Group of friends
          5.8

          Stayed here at the beginning of July for one night as part of a hen party of 14. Good points are it's location is really good, 15-20 mins walk to Princess Street or the Royal Mile/Grass Market. Also in a quiet location, their is also a cash point on the corner of the street, and a Tesco express just around the corner. Staff are really friendly and very helpful, nothing is to much for them and the breakfast in the morning is pretty good too.

          Although the rooms are very clean, they are so dated and well walls and paintwork could do with being re-done. Room rates are very expensive for what it was, we had 2 tripples which were about £138 each and 4 doubles which were £108 each. I know Edinburgh is expensive, but for a 2 star rated hotel it is over priced. Wouldn't use this hotel again. Oh and the hotel bar (very loose term it was like a community center cafe) closes at about 9.00pm, we were sat having drinks before we went out and they actually put the shutter down whilst we were sat!!!

        • Single
          7.4

          convenient to bus stop and city center.

        • Single
          8.2

          The receptionist was friendly, helpful and efficient. The room was small but quiet, clean and comfortable, and had adequate hanging space. It had free coffee making facilities, but no free biscuits! Breakfast was as much as you wanted of things.

          Although wi-fi was available it wasn't free (I thought it was expensive).

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Great breakfasts.Very helpful staff and tourism brochures. Good location within walking distance of major attractions.

          Ensuite was very small and shower door swing made it relatively unssafe to exit the shower.

        • Single
          6.6

          City centre of Edinburgh can be reached by foot

        • Single
          5.8

          Room and food - both basic. For example, very little choice at breadkfast, e.g. why no fresh fruit, or yoghurt, or decent bread?

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          hotel staff were friendly and polite very helpful and knowledgable about attractions buses and shopping trips

          wash hand basin was separate from en suite

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Herald House Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        70 Grove Street,, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          1.7 km
        Airports
        • Turnhouse (EDI)
          9.3 km
        • Dundee (DND)
          57.8 km
        Train Stations
        • Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art
          1.2 km
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          1.8 km
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Indaba
          450 m
        • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
          440 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          1.3 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          45

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghHerald House Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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