Fountain Court Royal Garden Hotel - Edinburgh

2 York Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, ED2 1HY  show map
 4 stars
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Fountain Court Royal Garden Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The 4-star Fountain Court Royal Garden Hotel is set just 1.8 km from Parliament House, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One and St. Mary's Cathedral. This designer hotel was opened in 1990 and renovated in 2005.

Featuring perfect location, the hotel puts guests in the heart of Edinburgh. The property is located 1 km away from Edinburgh city center with a gallery, a museum and monuments nearby.

The hotel boasts close proximity to bars and restaurants.

Edinburgh Waverley train station lies within a 10-minute walk. A 15-minute drive will take you to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay Fountain Court Royal Garden Hotel offers 30 rooms on 6 floors featuring an iron with ironing board, LCD TV, pay TV, a kitchen and heating. There are rooms with a stunning view of the river. The rooms feature a cooker, a microwave and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Number One and The Pompadour by Galvin are situated in a quiet area, about 450 meters from the venue.

Services

There are a lift, a storage room and allergy free rooms at guests' disposal.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   30.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Spa center

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking hob
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Data ports

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 6 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 6 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2 York Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, ED2 1HY

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1400 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1500 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    1900 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    30

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How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

2 York Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, ED2 1HY

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1400 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1500 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    1900 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    30

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 700 ft
  • Scottish Gallery - 700 ft
  • winter wonderland - 1400 ft
  • Edinburgh Printmakers - 1700 ft

Popular areas

  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 1000 ft
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 1700 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 700 ft
  • New Club - 1000 ft
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 1000 ft
  • Speakers Corner - 1400 ft
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1700 ft

Train stations

Shopping areas

  • Multrees Walk - 400 ft
  • Multrees Walk - 400 ft

Amusement

  • Nobles Amusements - 1000 ft

Museums

  • The Torrance Gallery - 1000 ft
  • Hanover Fine Arts - 1000 ft
  • Hanover Fine Arts - 1000 ft

Theaters

  • Assembly Rooms - 1400 ft
  • Walkabout Jongleurs - 1700 ft

Public parking

  • Waterloo Place - 1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Inverleith Park - 5200 ft
    Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
  • Holyrood Abbey - 1.1 mi
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.2 mi
    75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
  • The Queen's Hall - 1.1 mi
    Clerk Street, Edinburgh
  • Summerhall - 1.2 mi
    1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 100 ft
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 1200 ft
    3 West Register Street, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery - 1800 ft
    The Mound, Edinburgh
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 1900 ft
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist - 1100 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Waterloo Place - 1600 ft
    Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
  • Princes Street Gardens - 1900 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Number One - 1400 ft

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    75% likes this, based on 439 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: USD 92 - USD 122

  • Bar Frizzante - 1800 ft

    Address: 95 Lothian Road
    Phone: 01312297788

    79% likes this, based on 228 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 102

  • Dubh Prais - 2500 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    82% likes this, based on 445 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • The Pompadour by Galvin - 1500 ft

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    78% likes this, based on 129 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: USD 96 - USD 311

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 2100 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    76% likes this, based on 413 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    30

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Fountain Court Royal Garden Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Fountain Court Royal Garden

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 96 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
8.9
Rooms
8.6
Service
8.8
Value
8.8

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Good reception and check-in.Just a few extras would have made this good apart-hotel an excellent one- namely; a bar of soap in the bathroom as the dispensers were out of reach of anyone actually IN the bath; a shelf in the shower room to enable guests to put a toilet bag down-- there was nowhere except the toilet seat on which to put anything; and clearer instructions about appliances in the kitchen, e.g., dishwasher controls.Overall, we were very satisfied, and these comments are meant to help, not to criticise too severely.

    No, it was adequate for our needs, and we were comfortable during our stay--excellent beds.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    The location and price of the hotel was excellent.beds comfortable.we would recommend your hotel.

    The facilities were great.but found the bathroom a little shabby with broken taps and a little dirty.also the cooker was dirty from other guest.when cooking smoke filled the room.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Superb city centre location,very comfortable and well-equipped apartment

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The hotel location was excellent I couldn’t fault it, ideal for shopping and nightlife. The apartment its self was very well equipped and had everything you would want. Only one thing there was no dishwasher detergent but thats a really minor thing.

    The only down side to this hotel are the very creaky floorboards and we were worried coming in late at night that we might disturb other guests.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    It gave us the freedom to do as we pleased, whilst having the comfort and the attention of a 4* hotel

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Location

    WE stayed for 2 nights however there was no cleaning service during our stay. I would expect a cleaning service and breakfast basket /toiletries renewal

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Rooms were really good value for money. Nice touches of flowers and chocolates and the breakfast pack was added bonus. The apartments were really central. I booked four apartments for 15 people and we had a great time...no complaints and many people will book again with families.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    The location of the apartment was excellent. The apartment was very spacious. The views from our apartment were great.

    Please note that we actually stayed in a premium 2 br. The staff were not receptive to our requests. We reported problems with the apartment on two separate occasions which were noted by staff but nothing was done. Also, the apartment lacked attention to detail. There were no toilet brushes in either bathroom and the kitchen was not adequately equipped (no tongs and minimal utensils, no oven trays, no oven mits, no kitchen sponge). Although these are minor things if Blue Rainbow are marketing themselves as self-catering, they need to pay attention to these details. If Blue rainbow are currently refurbishing there rooms,it would be a good idea to invest in double glazed windows as the noise from Queen Street kept us awake on both night

  • Single
    8.2

    The staff really tried to help out when the airports were closed due to the Volcano. The design of the room/suite was very good, comfortable bed and large bath were good features. The kitchen was very workable.

    The room could have been cleaner - carpets, and there were marks on the wall. One of the lights in the bath was not working.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We thought it was the best value of all hotels we stayed at in UK. It was a studio, so had a stove and fridge, etc., yet cost less than smaller places we stayed. Because the price was so much less, and we had little experience, in the UK, we were afraid the room would not be nice. Then it turned out to be wonderful! It was nice and spacious, the bed was big and comfortable, and the bathroom was great because it had a full bathtub which we had missed elsewhere in UK. It had everything we could need.

    It was hard to find a light switch for the bathroom.

  • Family with children
    5.0

    .Nothing much. The bheating system was too hot and when turned down too noisy and the lack of bedding configuration ending in lack of sleep for a chirpy and well rested morning.

    Request at time of booking was for 1 King / dbl and 2 single beds (2 late teen children). The room configuration was of two double (4 x 6' beds) and neither was there a convertible sofa in the apartment nor was the spare bed, 2'x 5' suitable for sleeping. would have appreciated a response of this configuration to look / arrange suitable accomodation.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Our bed covering was unsuitable for warmer weather.A king size duvet on our bed was uncomfortable and the hotel had no lighter covering such as a blanket.There was also difficulty with the the hot water in the bathroom which was eventually solved.I do not think our executive apartment was good enough for what we paid.We stayed a total of 4 nights.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Location was excellent.

    Wasn't the cleanest place we've stayed, The floors creaked and the lift was broken. For such a highly rated facility, I expected better.

  • Single
    7.0

    Reasonable space, nice garden and the staff were excellent!

    I was disappointed with the lack of flexibilty the reservation line showed once I had discovered I actually had a corporate rate with them.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    very "creaky" floors, windows did not close all the way.

How to reach hotel

hotel Fountain Court Royal Garden Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

2 York Buildings, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, ED2 1HY

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    1400 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    1500 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    1900 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    30

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghFountain Court Royal Garden

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

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