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Safety index

89 out of 100

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Leith House

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6.7

Poor (1,078 ratings)

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom - 

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1.12 km Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

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2 km Princes Street

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2 km George Street

Hotel Overview

Leith House, situated in Edinburgh, garners mixed reviews from its guests. This establishment is appreciated for its unique charm and character, often highlighted by visitors who enjoy its ambience and location. However, opinions on the service and amenities provided can vary, leading to a range of experiences.

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Hotel highlights

Cleanliness

Location

  1. Central Location - Strategically positioned, making major attractions easily accessible.
  2. Charming Architecture - The building's historical aspect adds a special touch to the stay.
  3. Proximity to Restaurants - A variety of dining options are within walking distance.
  4. Public Transport Accessibility - Excellent links to buses and trams, facilitating city exploration.
  5. Quiet Neighborhood - Offers a peaceful retreat after a day of sightseeing.
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Area for improvement

Wi-Fi

  1. Variable Room Quality - Some rooms are reported to be in need of renovation.
  2. Inconsistent Service - Guest experiences with staff can vary significantly.
  3. Limited Amenities - Few on-site facilities compared to other hotels.
  4. Challenging Parking - Limited availability makes parking a hassle.

Amenities

Housekeeping

No onsite parking available

Library

Limited-hour front desk

Luggage storage

Daily housekeeping

Tour and ticket assistance

Elevator

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Score icon6.7

RateScore

Total 1,078 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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6.7

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6.8

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booking

899 Reviews

6.7 / 10

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expedia

179 Reviews

6.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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141+ People Are Talking

Cleanliness

Location

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Amenities

Wi-Fi

Transit

Parking

Atmosphere

Cleanliness was mentioned 28 times

25% Negative75% Positive

Reviews based on Cleanliness

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Maureen Massey5 months ago
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lovely guest house in the very clean , beds are comfy , basic for your needs and good price . about 10/15 min walking distance to Playhouse but also plenty buses x

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Kelly F9 months ago
2/5Google icon

Interior badly in need of an update- could do with fresh paint, carpets etc. Bathroom not very clean, mildew in the shower. Given the quality, it was overpriced at over £100 per night for our stay. Located close to tram line so at least that was handy.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 8

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Number of floors 2

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Idle

24

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132

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28

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

1.12 km

Princes Street

2 km

George Street

2 km

Royal Mile

2.5 km

Edinburgh Castle

3.5 km

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Getting around

Balfour Street Tram Stop

210 m

Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station)

2 km

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Airports Nearby

Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

10 km

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Restaurants

The Brass Monkey Leith

350 m

Woodland Creatures

210 m

Bier Hoose

420 m

The Tourmalet

560 m

Artisan

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

83 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

62 out of 100

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City of Edinburgh safety index

Safety

Crime

89

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

89 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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64

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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71

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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97

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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31

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

31 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

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Mugging or robbery  24/100

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Car theft  21/100

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Car break-ins  28/100

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Home break-ins  28/100

Violent crime severity

Low

29

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Physical attacks  28/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  20/100

Other crime severity

Low

30

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Insult or harassment in public  37/100

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Corruption or bribery  25/100

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Drug problem  49/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.6 - $1.9

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Coffee

$2.9 - $5.2

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Beer 0.5L

$1.5 - $2.3

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$14 - $29.2

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $2.3

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.4 - $1.7

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$58.3 - $134.1

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7 - $12.8

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McMeal at McDonalds

$7 - $11.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.2 - $3.3

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Public transport, monthly pass

$65.3 - $81.6

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.7 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$11.7 - $35

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$23.3 - $87.5

Weather In City of Edinburgh

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.56

PM109

26

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 10:00

Children welcome

No pets

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