Edinburgh Hotel with kids

Feb 11th, 2007, 09:03 PM
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Edinburgh Hotel with kids

Hello

We are looking for an Edinburgh Hotel to stay at for 2 nights, Ive been on wotif.com and cant find one for triple or family room, any suggestions?

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Feb 11th, 2007, 09:11 PM
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What is your budget and when is the trip?
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Feb 12th, 2007, 04:44 AM
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We are travelling with our daughter and had booked the SAS Radisson until we found an apartment we liked better. It has rooms with two double beds and a great location. The cost was 125 GBP for June using AAA.
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Feb 12th, 2007, 09:17 PM
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Thanks what website was your apartment on. We are thinking $130-140 USD or Aussie Dollars a night. 2 adults 1 child who is 10.
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Feb 12th, 2007, 10:08 PM
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130 OZ$ vs. US$ makes a big difference. Something like £51 vs. £67. You aren't likely to find a triple/family room anywhere in Edinburgh (or at least a decent place) for £50-£55. Even £67-£70 will be fairly difficult. It won't be a hotel but you might find an outlying B&B for that.
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Feb 12th, 2007, 10:11 PM
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Family room at Travelodge?
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Feb 12th, 2007, 10:18 PM
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I thought about the Travelodge too - but before I posted I plugged in 2 days in April just as a test (since the OP hasn't told us when ther trip is) and it came up £70 double.

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Feb 13th, 2007, 03:14 AM
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I did a random date check and I came up with a family room also for £70 - it says it's a Smoking room but as this is Scotland it can't really be
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Feb 13th, 2007, 04:59 AM
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We are staying at Apartment by Castle, which is almost the same rate as I quoted you for the Radisson. If you can't find their website, I will look it up for you. It's a nice one with lots of pictures and information.

In order to find accommodations for three - we're travelling with our 13 year old daughter - that looked appealing to me, I had to increase my budget to about $300. per night.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 05:08 AM
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It's www.abc-Edinburgh.co.uk. The owner is very responsive to e-mails and the reviews on Tripadvisor are great! The rate is 120 GBP inclusive of VAT - so that's under $250. per night, which is pretty darn good! (Oops, it looks like three night stays are required but you could inquire.)

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Feb 13th, 2007, 03:03 PM
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I got a reply from best western for 202 pounds per night just a tad out of our league.

I looked up the apartment by castle and found heaps of Self Contained for 80 pounds a night but especially found the b&B for 20-25 pounds a night so I have emailed a heap.

thank you the website is great.
http://www.scottishaccommodationinde...ion-edinburgh/ if anyone else needs it.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 05:12 PM
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We liked the EQ-2 a lot.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 07:59 PM
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nbodyhome

tooo expensive for these aussies...

thanks anyway.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 08:07 PM
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We had a great place at the Knights Residence. Keep on checking their website and newsletter because specials are posted all the time. I remember finding it very reasonable for what we got, a view of the castle, a big kitchen, washer and dryer etc. All of those things saved us money. Our family loved Edinburgh.
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Feb 13th, 2007, 09:29 PM
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This web site also has some nice places.

http://www.edlets.com/accommodation/self_catering

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Feb 14th, 2007, 01:04 AM
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I have just met people who have been staying at edlets properties and they are very very disappointed. The apartments look ideal if not superb on the websites but in the main provided exceptionally poor standards of furnishings, fittings and were not well kept.
It is down to where you want to stay and what you wish to pay but I think it may be benefit the whole family to err on the safe side and look at the inspected / graded properties of visitscotland.org
I think it is better to pay slightly more for an accredited accommodation than look for cheap places to stay. If you want good but cheaper family accommodation then have a look at some of the newer hostels which have family type rooms e.g the Central Hostel at www.syha.org.uk
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Feb 14th, 2007, 04:56 AM
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We are staying at the Knights Residence Apartments in June.

http://www.theknightresidence.co.uk/index.asp
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Feb 14th, 2007, 07:40 AM
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I have stayed at one of the properties on edlets and it was excellent. Unless your friends stayed at every one of them, how can you possibly trash an entire group like that? You will find that some of them also appear on visitscotland.com. Owners sometimes list on more than one site to ensure maximum rental of their property. You have to be careful with all rental properties.
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Feb 14th, 2007, 08:46 AM
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We had gotten a really great rate at the EQ-2 when we stayed (so it's always worth checking, just in case!) Then we got bumped to a 2 bedroom. Not that we needed it, seeing there was just 2 of us.

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Feb 14th, 2007, 08:54 AM
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Rosie dear:

You folks from OZ would probably find a good rate at The Greenside Hotel. We liked it, had our granddaughter stay there last year and she liked it also. It's in a very good hilltop location on Royal Terrace overlooking the city. Easy walk to the heart of Ed'burgh. Rates include a pretty fair breakfast.

http://www.townhousehotels.co.uk/hotels/greenside.html

Stu T.

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