The Minto Hotel

3 stars
16- 18 Minto Street., Edinburgh, EH9 1RQ
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
1 reviews
Minto Hotel

Great location on main bus route and easy walking distance to mid-priced places to eat. Hotel was... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Nov 9, 2010
Following a change of ownership and a stylish refurbishment, the Edinburgh Minto Hotel once again offers a distinctive, comfortable and friendly destination, conveniently situated for easy access to Edinburgh city centre.Popular with local residents and visitors to the city, the hotel offers all its guests the level of service you would expect from an established Capital City hotel the hotel want your stay with hotel to be memorable for all the right reasons. On a practical level the hotel have 42" plasma screen TVs in the hotel's Polo Lounge, crisp cotton sheets in twenty two en-suite rooms, an elegant restaurant with exciting menus and a restyled function suite suitable for a wide variety of celebrations and conferences. Originally two Georgian townhouses, the Edinburgh Minto Hotel's recent refurbishment has retained many of the finer period features including high corniced ceilings, large windows and generously proportioned rooms. 22 bedrooms, some with views of Arthur's Seat, have comfortable beds, crisp cotton sheets and en-suite bathrooms. The en-suite facilities are all you would expect in a quality hotel. Hotel want you to feel relaxed and at ease when you choose to stay. Hotel Housekeepers are thorough and discreet and all the staff is selected for their customer service skills. The Hotel also provides Room service, Bar, Smoke-free hotel, Internet access High-Speed, Internet access Wireless, Laundry service, Lift / Elevator, Lobby, Non-smoking rooms, Tour desk, Parking facilities at NO cost, Reception and Restaurant. Breakfast included.

Hotel Map

55.9343 -3.1748
Area served
Edinburgh.
Nearby airports
Edinburgh International Airport.
Area description
Edinburgh Minto Hotel is situated in the genteel suburb of Newington, to the south of Princes Street and in the lee of Arthur's Seat. There is easy access to the city centre by foot, bus or taxi and the hotel is convenient for Princes Street, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh University.

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The Minto Hotel Rooms

Double / Twin
The Room offers a double or twin bed with heating, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Non-smoking rooms, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.
Quad / Family
The Room offers 2 Doubles, 1 Double 2 Singles, 4 Singles with heating, Internet access, Room service, Iron / Ironing board, Bathroom amenities, Kettle, Cable / Satellite TV, Tea and coffee making facilities, Laundry service, Telephone, Color TV, Non-smoking rooms, Ensuite / Private bathroom, Hairdryer.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking

Nearby points of interest

  • Mayfield: 0.2 mi
  • Newington: 0.3 mi
  • Sciennes: 0.4 mi
  • Arthur's Seat: 0.5 mi
  • Prestonfield: 0.6 mi
  • Blackford: 0.7 mi
  • Marchmont: 0.8 mi
  • Cameron Toll: 0.8 mi
  • Meadow park: 0.9 mi
  • Dumbiedykes: 1 mi
  • Royal Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Scotland: 1.1 mi
  • Cowgate: 1.1 mi
  • Lauriston: 1.1 mi
  • Underground City: 1.2 mi
  • Mayfield: 0.2 mi
  • Newington: 0.3 mi
  • Sciennes: 0.4 mi
  • Arthur's Seat: 0.5 mi
  • Prestonfield: 0.6 mi
  • Blackford: 0.7 mi
  • Marchmont: 0.8 mi
  • Cameron Toll: 0.8 mi
  • Meadow park: 0.9 mi
  • Dumbiedykes: 1 mi
  • Royal Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Museum of Scotland: 1.1 mi
  • Cowgate: 1.1 mi
  • Lauriston: 1.1 mi
  • Underground City: 1.2 mi
  • Jim Garrahy's Fudge Kitchen: 1.2 mi
  • Royal Mile: 1.2 mi
  • Duddingston: 1.2 mi
  • The Canongate: 1.2 mi
  • People's Story: 1.2 mi
  • Parliament House: 1.2 mi
  • Grassmarket: 1.2 mi
  • St Giles Cathedral: 1.2 mi
  • Church Hill: 1.2 mi
  • Scottish Parliament: 1.2 mi
  • Bruntsfield: 1.3 mi
  • Holyroodhouse Palace: 1.3 mi
  • Greenhill: 1.3 mi
  • Gladstone's Land: 1.3 mi
  • Writer's Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Holyrood: 1.3 mi
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre: 1.3 mi
  • Craigmillar: 1.3 mi
  • Outlook Tower: 1.3 mi
  • Merchiston: 1.4 mi
  • Burghmuirhead: 1.4 mi
  • Edinburgh Castle: 1.4 mi
  • National Gallery of Scotland: 1.4 mi
  • Lochrin: 1.4 mi
  • Princes Mall: 1.4 mi
  • Fountainbridge: 1.5 mi
  • Calton Hill: 1.5 mi
  • Scott Monument: 1.5 mi
  • Morningside: 1.5 mi
  • Liberton: 1.5 mi

Dining

Restaurant
The calm and inviting Restaurant serves lunch and dinner throughout the week. Smaller parties, christenings, funerals, intimate weddings can, on occasion, hire the entire restaurant which comfortably seats up to 27 guests. For larger events Premier Suite can be hired for banquets, buffets, funerals or anniversaries catering for up to 150 guests.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
0200
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (1)

Ratings and reviews for The Minto Hotel

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
NH
Nov 9, 2010

Minto Hotel

Great location on main bus route and easy walking distance to mid-priced places to eat. Hotel was clean and quiet. Breakfast was fine. The room was small, but that isn't a big deal.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to the Wild Elephant about 4 blocks up the street.

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