Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh

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Windsor Street 10-18, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR  show map
 2 stars
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Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Cairn Hotel is rated 2 stars and is placed about 1.7 km from Parliament House, Holyrood Park and West Register House. This sophisticated hotel dates from 1980 and was refurbished in 2005.

This venue accommodates guests in the center of Edinburgh. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Edinburgh city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to pubs, restaurants and nightclubs.

15 minutes' drive from Turnhouse airport and 15 minutes' walk to Edinburgh Waverley train station.

Rooms

This property has 52 guestrooms including standard family twin room, family one-bedroom apartment and two-room apartment appointed with direct dial phone, television with satellite channels, IDD telephone, a mini bar and individual climate control. Some rooms overlook the city. Other comforts include a washing machine, an electric kettle and a dishwasher for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Those staying at Cairn Hotel can sit down to a free breakfast. Coffee and tea are offered in the lounge bar. Wedgwood The Restaurant and Bar Frizzante serve a selection of meals within 850 meters from the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are a copier, a business centre and a meeting room available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   52.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Elevator
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • 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. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Windsor Street 10-18, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.9 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    2500 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    2600 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    4500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    52

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Rooms and availability

Cairn photos Room Single Room
Single Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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The room with private bathroom offers a Single bed, work desk.

Room facilities
    Cairn photos Room Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
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    The room with private bathroom offers a Double bed, work desk.

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      Cairn photos Room Twin Room
      Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
      Size: 220 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      The room with private bathroom offers two Single beds, work desk.

      Room facilities
        Cairn photos Room Family Room
        Family Room
        Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed or Double bed
        Size: 220 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Spacious room with private bathroom offers one Double and two Single beds, work desk.

        Room facilities
          Cairn photos Room Five Bedroom Apartment
          Apartment
          Bed type: Double bed
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
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          The apartment consists of three extra large rooms with up to four Single beds in each, a bedroom with a Double bed, a family bathroom, two en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped modern kitchen, dining and lounge area.

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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            Windsor Street 10-18, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Edinburgh
              3300 ft
            Airports
            • Turnhouse (EDI)
              6.9 mi
            • Dundee (DND)
              34.7 mi
            Train Stations
            • Edinburgh Waverley station
              3000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
              2500 ft
            • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
              2600 ft
            Ski areas
            • Midlothian Ski Centre
              4500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

            Hotel Awards

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 400 ft
            • Edinburgh Playhouse - 400 ft
            • Edinburgh Printmakers - 400 ft
            • Arthurs Seat - 2000 ft

            Popular areas

            • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 1000 ft

            Places of interest

            • Elm Row Bus Stop - 400 ft
            • Nelson's Monument - 1400 ft
            • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 1400 ft
            • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 1700 ft
            • Nelson Monument - 1700 ft
            • Edinburgh Dungeons - 1700 ft
            • Walkabout Inn - 2000 ft
            • Lothian Border Fire Brigade Club - 2000 ft
            • Waterloo Place - 2000 ft
            • The City of Edinburgh Council - 2300 ft
            • Canongate Kirk - 2300 ft

            Convention centers

            • Omni Centre - 1000 ft
            • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 1700 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Multrees Walk - 2000 ft

            Museums

            • Calton Hill - 1000 ft
            • The Peoples Story - 2300 ft
            • The Museum of Edinburgh - 2300 ft

            Theaters

            • Walkabout Jongleurs - 700 ft

            Business areas

            • Multrees Walk - 2000 ft

            Local attractions

            • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 5000 ft
              Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
            • National War Museum of Scotland - 5200 ft
              Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
            • St. Giles Cathedral - 1.1 mi
              Royal Mile, Edinburgh
            • National Library of Scotland - 5200 ft
              George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
            • The Meadows - 1.0 mi
              Old Town, Edinburgh

            Near the hotel

            • New Town - 500 ft
              EdinburghScotland
            • Calton Hill - 1400 ft
              off Regent Road, Edinburgh
            • Waterloo Place - 2100 ft
              Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
            • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 2600 ft
              1 Queen St., Edinburgh
            • Leith - 500 ft
              Edinburgh EH6Scotland
            • Mansfield Place Church - 1500 ft
              East London Street, Edinburgh
            • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 2400 ft
              3 West Register Street, Edinburgh

            Restaurants nearby

            • Number One - 2500 ft

              Address: The Balmoral Hotel
              Phone: 01315576727

              77% likes this, based on 458 reviews
              Cuisine: Scottish
              Price Range: USD 94 - USD 124

            • Wedgwood The Restaurant - 2900 ft

              Address: 267 Canongate
              Phone: 0131 558 8737

              86% likes this, based on 964 reviews
              Price Range: USD 32 - USD 89

            • Origano - 2900 ft

              Address: 277
              Phone: 0131 554 6539

              84% likes this, based on 142 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
              Price Range: USD 17 - USD 33

            • The Pompadour by Galvin - 2600 ft

              Address: Princes Street
              Phone: +44 131 222 8975

              84% likes this, based on 121 reviews
              Cuisine: French, British
              Price Range: USD 94 - USD 309

            • Bar Frizzante - 2800 ft

              Address: 95 Lothian Road
              Phone: 01312297788

              74% likes this, based on 203 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: USD 1 - USD 102

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

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            Cairn Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cairn

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 1035 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Rooms
            10.0
            Service
            8.0
            Value
            8.0
            Dining
            6.0

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              8.8

              excellent value for money.Bed comfortable large room for a single. linen very fresh and water constantly hot including central heating. courteous staff, all the usual facilities at a very good price short bus ride to city centre. Evening indian meal was tasty but average, nicely served

            • Single
              6.2

              The short bread in the room.

              The staff. I couldn't understand the person serving me behind the desk. I felt i was getting in his way.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              its location and the friendly staff

              small bed -I'm only 5.10 but had to use a towel as a shawl over my shoulders! also the layout (hotels) was a bit confusing

            • Single
              10.0

              Great location, clean, and quiet. Had a few drinks in the bar after dinner in a local restaurant.

            • Couple
              6.6

              Kindly staff and good price. 5 minutes walking to pubs and shopping centre.

              The heaters are not enough in winter. They need to improve this installing air conditioners or similar.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              staff were friendly nice atmosphere when you walked into it

              funiture was a bit poor and carpets in room

            • Family with children
              5.8

              The location was good, the room was reasonable, beautiful ensuite, and the first day cleanliness was to a particuarly high standard.

              One day the cleaner had come into our room and not made beds properly, not changed towels, not put new cups out or shampoos, coffees etc. but when compaining to reception the man was more than apologetic and gave us all the items.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Room is big, staff is kindly and useful. Near city center about 10min walk.

              Maybe because the window can not be opend, there is some strange smell in the room.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              I only stayed one night and spent very little time hanging around or using facilities outside my room. However, it was a short walk from the centre, but in a nice quiet area. I have no complaints, it was excellent value for money (only £43 per night), and I will book there again next time i'm in Edinburgh.

            • Couple
              7.0

              altghough the room was a little bit small, the location was good to the centre and the hotel was quite at night.

            • Single
              9.2

              The perfect sized for one person tiny single room.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              My second stay at Cairn. No complaints when price for db room £30. 24 hour reception is good.Communal area/ lounge nice for parties of people, tho we didn't use it. Location and proximity to public transport great.

              Our db room tho high ceilinged was small with no room for extra chair and bedside table on only one side of the bed. A minor quibble. Overall, ex value if all you need is a clean bed and a central location.

            • Single
              10.0

              Was clean and comfottable would stay there again and recommend it to others

              Was a lot more than I expected for the money

            • Couple
              9.2

              The room was very cozy even though it was small, excellent location! Very clean and homy.

            • Single
              10.0

              I liked everything basically. The room was perfect for what I needed (a few nights sleep while visiting friends), the bathroom was really nice, the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly (Especially Stuart, the night manager)... I can't fault my stay at all and I would use this hotel everytime from now on while visiting Edinburgh.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Windsor Street 10-18, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Edinburgh
              3300 ft
            Airports
            • Turnhouse (EDI)
              6.9 mi
            • Dundee (DND)
              34.7 mi
            Train Stations
            • Edinburgh Waverley station
              3000 ft
            • Bus stop
              1700 ft
            Restaurants
            • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
              2500 ft
            • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
              2600 ft
            Ski areas
            • Midlothian Ski Centre
              4500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghCairn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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