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Edinburgh First - Chancellors Court (Seasonal)

2,995 reviews
+44 131 651 2007

Top Amenities

Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Bar or Lounge

Family-Owned and Operated Hotel in a Townhouse

Stay at Newington's Hidden Gem

Located in Newington, just 10 minutes from Edinburgh, the Salisbury Green is an independent bed and breakfast that puts guests far enough from the hustle and bustle of the city, while keeping them close enough to explore all the sights at their convenience. It is a great hidden gem for families on vacation as well as business travelers. It is also one of the many local hotels that's considered eco-friendly, as it participates in the Green Tourism Program that measures environmental and economical impacts on the area.

Explore Edinburgh Attractions

The Salisbury Green is close to a number of Edinburgh's best attractions and sights. Nearby guests will find Royal Commonwealth Pool, Arthur's Seat, Greyfriars Kirk, Palace of Holyroodhouse, and St. Giles' Cathedral. Arthur’s Seat is one of the area's most popular attractions, and tours are available at an affordable rate. Salisbury Green guests might be eligible for discounts to several of these attractions.

Dine at the Cafe Cassis or Nearby Restaurants

Inside the Salisbury Green guests can dine at the Cafe Cassis. The menu offers French bistro cuisine, featuring dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Menus vary seasonally based on ingredient availability and a variety of other factors, but past featured dishes include escargot, Scottish sea scallops, ribeye steak, and baked Alaska. The Cafe Cassis also offers room service during select hours.

If French cuisine doesn’t suit guests’ appetites, many nearby restaurants offer a variety of cuisines. Notable establishments include Number One, Pickles, Mary’s Milk Bar, Three Birds, and Origano. Guests can find anything from Scottish to Italian cuisine.

Warm, Cozy Accommodations

The Salisbury Green offers 18 rooms equipped with four-post beds, complimentary Wi-Fi, a wall-mounted flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a work area with desk. Some rooms also feature walk-in wet rooms. Concierge is available until 11 p.m. every night to meet guests’ needs. Dry cleaning and laundry services are available on-site for an extra fee.

The Bottom Line

For guests who want a more personal experience while staying in Edinburgh, this hotel is a great option. Sales and specials keep booking rates low, but the small number of rooms available means guests will need to book their stay far in advance to ensure availability. Compared to other nearby hotels, the level of personal service is second to none.

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Pollock Halls of Residence 18 Holyrood Park Road U
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY
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User Highlights
"Superb buffet breakfast" "Fantastic breakfast selection"
95% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Bar and Beverages
"Good quality pub" "Good beer"
"Check in and out exemplary" "Superb staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
91% said the reception staff was great.
"Excellent WiFi" "WiFi included"
70% said the wifi quality was great.
100% thought it was a great value.
Value for money
"Excellent for the price" "Great value for the money"
95% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Right next to Holyrood Park" "Superb location"
Average proximity to the city centre, said 69%.
91% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Delicious buffet" "Spacious dining room"
75% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 81%.
Wellness Area
"Excellent facilities" "Amazing garden"
74% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
97% complained about the elevator.
"Single room spotless" "Ensuite bathroom dated"
76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
80% said rooms were clean.
"Duvet too small" "No a/c"
76% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
For only 60%, the noise level was all right.

Good to know...

Great reception
Beds need improvement
Friendly service
Shower can be a problem
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
This is a modern student complex belonging to the University of Edinburgh, with 2000 rooms (500 with en suite bathroom).
Time Out
It's an impressive mid 18th-century residence, which has been converted into a hotel but retained many of its original fixtures and fittings in public areas.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 10:30am
# of Rooms
  • Internet Fee: GBP 5.00 per day (rates may vary)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible