Frederick House Hotel - Edinburgh

42 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 1EX  show map
 4 stars
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Frederick House Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

Overview

The 3-star Frederick House is located in the heart of Edinburgh. This Georgian building was refurbished in 1999.

The hotel’s excellent location offers quick access to Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Our Dynamic Earth and Royal Observatory Edinburgh Visitor Centre. You can see Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, National Museum of Scotland and Greyfriars Bobby Memorial only 600 meters from the property.

Bars, restaurants and cafés are only a few steps from the hotel.

Guests will find themselves within 10-minute drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are modern, all of them come with heating, a writing desk, satellite TV, a dressing table and a laptop-size safe. Offering a fridge and coffee/tea makers as well as separate bathroom with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer rooms are decorated in a traditional style.

Services

Guests are welcome to use a luggage storage, a lift and a safe deposit box for general purposes and a photocopier and internet connection for business needs.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

42 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 1EX

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    900 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    800 m
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    620 m
  • Affogato (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
    630 m
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    280 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    150 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    44

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Rooms and availability

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Frederick House Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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        Hotel Address:

        42 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 1EX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          900 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          800 m
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
          620 m
        • Affogato (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
          630 m
        Parks
        • Princes Street Gardens
          280 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          150 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          44

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghFrederick House

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

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 200 m
        • Scott Monument - 200 m
        • German Christmas Market - 300 m
        • Scottish Gallery - 300 m
        • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 300 m
        • Edinburgh International Book Festival - 400 m
        • winter wonderland - 400 m
        • camera obscura and world of illusions - 500 m

        Places of interest

        • New Club - 300 m
        • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 300 m
        • Speakers Corner - 300 m
        • The Georgian House - 400 m
        • Edinburgh World Heritage Trust - 500 m
        • Camera Obscura - 500 m
        • Mons Meg - 500 m
        • Geoffrey (Tailor) Weaving Mill - 500 m

        Convention centers

        • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 500 m

        Shopping areas

        • Princes Mall - 200 m

        Amusement

        • Booth Enterprise - 100 m
        • Nobles Amusements - 300 m

        Museums

        • The Torrance Gallery - 300 m
        • Hanover Fine Arts - 400 m
        • City Art Centre - 500 m

        Theaters

        Galleries

        • National Galleries of Scotland - 300 m

        Local Attractions

        • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.5km
          75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
        • The Queen's Hall - 1.7km
          Clerk Street, Edinburgh
        • Holyrood Park - 2.3km
          Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
        • Our Dynamic Earth - 1.7km
          112 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
        • Summerhall - 1.9km
          1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

        Near the hotel

        • St. Margaret's Chapel - 150 m
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        • General Register House - 240 m
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • Scottish National Gallery - 380 m
          The Mound, Edinburgh
        • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 500 m
          1 Queen St., Edinburgh
        • Princes Street Gardens - 280 m
          Princes Street, Edinburgh
        • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 260 m
          Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
        • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 590 m
          Castlehill, Edinburgh

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Stockbridge Restuarant - 620 m

          Address: 54 St Stephen Street
          Phone: +44 (0)131 226 6766

          96% likes this, based on 231 reviews
          Cuisine: European
          Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 74

        • Castle Terrace - 710 m

          Address: 33-35 Castle Terrace

          96% likes this, based on 909 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish

        • The Pompadour by Galvin - 690 m

          Address: Princes Street
          Phone: +44 131 222 8975

          75% likes this, based on 107 reviews
          Cuisine: French, British
          Price Range: CAD 123 - CAD 406

        • Affogato - 630 m

          Address: 36 Queensferry Street

          93% likes this, based on 87 reviews
          Cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

        • Number One - 710 m

          Address: The Balmoral Hotel
          Phone: 01315576727

          78% likes this, based on 454 reviews
          Cuisine: Scottish
          Price Range: CAD 123 - CAD 163

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          44

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghFrederick House

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

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        Frederick House Reviews

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

        Individual guest reviews

        • Group of friends
          8.8

          The location was superb as it was handy for all the main amenities Edinburgh has to offer. The room was very clean and the accommodation was comfortable.

          Breakfast arrangements were lacking.

        • Single
          7.0

          I arrived at 3.00 am and the staff was really friendly. I had a single room which was okay - good value for the money and quite big in size. There was however a strange smell in my room. I'd say it was bearable but it definitely was a minus. Still, it was a great deal and I would recommend it if you're looking for an alternative to a hostel. Breakfast is served in a café across the street where the staff is very friendly. Breakfast was okay - no more and no less.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          No hot water in shower or room

        • Family with children
          9.4

          Large rooms. Have stayed here before (without children) and one of the reasons we decided to stay here again, with children, was that we thought we'd get plenty of room for the children to play in the room. And we did!!!

          Not enough hangers for towels in the bathroom. Just one small closet.

        • Family with children
          9.2

          Walking distance to Castle and Holyrood Palace. Loads of restaurants nearby. Location great. Rooms were clean and modern. Hotel recommended.

        • Single
          4.2

          The only good thing was the location. I'm surprised it's a 4 star hotel. Receptionist was friendly,

          I'm surprised it's a 4 star hotel. Room was very basic - hard, thin pillows, scratchy sheet and blanket, cheap looking toiletries, no safe. Breakfast across the road felt on the cheap - watery, warm orange juice and dried up bread and pastries. I stayed here because I couldn't get into the same hotel as the rest of my family across the street so the only good thing was that I was close to them.

        • Single
          9.2

          A clean and nice designhotel, well located in Edinburgh

        • Single
          8.8

          Very convenient location. Liked the relationship with Cafe Rouge for food. Comfortable and clean.

        • Couple
          8.2

          The hotel is well decorated. Room very clean and spacious. Staff polite and nice. Breakfast not in the hotel but just to have to cross the road in a French cafe! (funny as we are French!). Quality is very good. Nice stay but maybe a little bit too expensive...

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Good location, clean $ comfortable room, decent price and free wi-fi.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Location was perfect, Staff was wonderful, relationship with restaurant across was very nice.

          No lobby. No in-house food service

        • Couple
          9.6

          The location was perfect, the staff quite friendly and the room quiet, clean and very confortable. We could even drink tea in the room because there were tea-making facilities. The room was provided with tv, hair-drayer and ironing facilities, as well. Breakfast at the French reasturant right in front of the hotel was very good.

          We coudn't have dinner at the French restaurant in front of the hotel (you have 25% discount) because of technical problems of the restaurant.

        • Single
          8.8

          A great hotel - perfect for a city break Superb location - within walking distance of shops and bars and the old town High standard of accommodation - very elegantly decorated, maintained to a high standard; bedroom was very comfortable and bathroom modern and very clean Receptionists polite and helpful - one receptionist spent some time googling bus times Breakfast - the standard of food was good

          Small niggles that let down its otherwise deserved 4 star status - very basic toiletries in bathroom, had to haul own luggage downstairs to luggage room, breakfast service somewhat slow (in restaurant across the road)

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Location

          Breakfast and service at Cafe Rouge is very average.

        • Family with children
          8.8

          Went to Edinbugh for the Festival and Frederick is perfectly placed to walk to many venues, although it's off the hustle and bustle of Princes Street. Lovely and clean. Room had everything one could need including a fridge.

          A rather clinical atmosphere with very little 'people' contact. Although eating across the road at Cafe Rouge was not inconvenient, it did rather slow us down as the restaurant seemed to be unable to cope efficiently with the number of people at breakfast. Consequently, service was very slow and breakfast took longer than desired.

        How to reach hotel

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

        Hotel Address:

        42 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 1EX

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Edinburgh
          900 m
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Edinburgh Waverley station
          800 m
        • Bus stop
          400 m
        Restaurants
        • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
          620 m
        • Affogato (cuisine: Dessert, Coffee Shop, Ice Cream)
          630 m
        Parks
        • Princes Street Gardens
          280 m
        Ski areas
        • Midlothian Ski Centre
          150 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  11 am
        • Number of rooms:
          44

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghFrederick House

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

        Use Badge