Brooks Hotel - Edinburgh

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70-72 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP  show map
 3 stars
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Brooks Hotel - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Aerobics

Laundry
TV

Internet television

Overview

The 3-star Brooks Hotel is located in old Edinburgh, 15 minutes away from Edinburgh Castle. With accents of traditional architecture, the hotel was built in 1900 and renovated in 2012.

The hotel is set within a 20-minute walk from the city center. Due to a metro station nearby, this charming hotel is perfectly connected with other parts of Edinburgh.

Guests can visit a castle and a tower as well as a stadium, a zoo and cafés close by.

15 minutes drive will take guests to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of comfortable rooms, including family single room, compact double room and basic double room appointed with Wi-Fi, a laptop safe, a seating area, an iron with ironing board and a work desk. Some rooms have the garden view. Decorated in Victorian design with carpet floor, the rooms feature en suite bathrooms equipped with a bathtub, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering a perfect full Scottish breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the lounge area. The lounge restaurant provides light meals. The snack bar serves beers, ales and whiskies. The Atelier Restaurant and Indaba are situated in an entertainment area, about 450 meters away of the property.

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

Services

Such business facilities as a business centre, a meeting room and computer rental are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 12 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Pedal boating
  • Tobogganing
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Brooks Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Hotel Address:

70-72 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP

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City Centre
  • Edinburgh
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Indaba
    1500 ft
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    1500 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    4400 ft
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

Brooks Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Small Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

This double room has a electric kettle and iPod dock

Basic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

DOUBLE BASIC. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Brooks Hotel photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Bed and Full Scottish Breakfast - Standard Room

King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Standard|King Twin Room

Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

This Double Room features a mixture of modern and antique furniture, as well as a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, iPod dock, and tea and coffee making facilities. Other benefits include temperature control, and full-length mirrors.The en suite bathroom has a mirror with a built-in demister, and a heated towel rail.

Brooks Hotel photos Room
Family Double Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed, Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Double Family Room (Double bed or 2 twin beds)

Superior Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room

Compact Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

A TV, tea and coffee facilities and a hairdryer are included in each simply decorated room. All rooms have a compact private bathroom with a shower. The room will automatically be set up as a double, unless a twin room is requested. Please specify preference when booking.

Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Double Room (Double bed)

Brooks Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Grove Gallery700 ft
  • cineworld1400 ft

Places of interest

  • Scottish Widows Bank Plc1000 ft
  • Saint Mary's Episcopal Cathedral2000 ft
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral2000 ft
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers2000 ft

Convention centers

Shopping areas

  • Alexander Leven1400 ft

Amusement

  • Mecca Bingo Ltd400 ft
  • Cameo Cinema Plc1400 ft
  • cameo picturehouse1400 ft
  • Odeon Edinburgh1400 ft
  • Gold Rush Amusements1400 ft
  • Laserquest1400 ft
  • Johnny's Entertainment & Amusement1400 ft
  • Filmhouse1400 ft
  • Diane Pool Hall1400 ft
  • D B Amusements1700 ft
  • Tenpin1700 ft
  • Colorsound2000 ft

Parks

  • Fountain Park Leisure Complex1700 ft

Theaters

  • Filmhouse Cinema1400 ft
  • King's Theatre1700 ft
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre1700 ft
  • The Royal Lyceum Theatre Co1700 ft
  • Usher Hall2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Edinburgh Old Town5100 ft
    Old town
  • Jenners 5100 ft
    48 Princes Street
  • Stockbridge Market 1.0 mi
    Saunders Street/Kerr Street Stockbridge
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon5100 ft
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh
  • Talbot Rice Gallery 5100 ft
    Old College South Bridge

Near the hotel

  • Lupe Pinto\'s1800 ft
    24 Leven Street Bruntsfield
  • Lyceum Theatre2000 ft
    Grindlay Street, Edinburgh
  • St. Mary\'s Cathedral 2300 ft
    23 Palmerston Place
  • St Cuthbert\'s Church2600 ft
    Lothian Road
  • Edinburgh Castle 3100 ft
    Castlehill, Edinburgh
  • The Traverse2100 ft
    10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Farmers\' Market 2400 ft
    Castle Terrace

Restaurants nearby

  • Indaba1500 ft

    Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace
    Phone: 0131 221 1554

    72% likes this, based on 438 reviews
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 32

  • First Coast1800 ft

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

    73% likes this, based on 369 reviews
    Cuisine: British, Scottish
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 26

  • Passorn2100 ft

    Address: 23-23a Brougham Place
    Phone: 1312291537

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

  • The Atelier Restaurant1500 ft

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

    96% likes this, based on 175 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 18 - USD 34

  • Kanpai Sushi2000 ft

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

    75% likes this, based on 271 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 26 - USD 34

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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Brooks Hotel Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 186 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 Brooks Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

70-72 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH38AP

Get directions
City Centre
  • Edinburgh
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Indaba
    1500 ft
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    1500 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    4400 ft
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 AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghBrooks Hotel

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