Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

Written and Published August 7, 2016


Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

I'm usually hesitant to book a chain hotel that I haven't heard of that shows as a great deal on Expedia, but the Village Hotel Edinburgh seemed too good to pass up. For £64 ($84), it would indeed offer something more akin to an Aloft experience.

The hotel is located about 5 miles outside the city center of Edinburgh - not terribly convenient for sightseeing, but perfect if you are driving. The hotel offers free parking and the building seems brand new and purpose-built to be a hotel.

Check-in is done with iPads, which have a dead simple checking in system - easier than at the airport. All that was needed was my last name and the Expedia reservation came up. There was an attendant ready to help, but I checked myself in without any need for assistance. No passport copies, no other hassles and seconds later I got two printed room keys.

Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

My room on the second floor was huge, with two queen size beds. Everything in the room seemed brand new and the bathroom was super-modern and of high quality as well. There wasn't anything I felt could have been done better; yes, it wasn't five star, but it was perfectly functional and of a high standard.

Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

The internet came in at an amazing 50MBit and just added to the positive experience of this hotel.

Breakfast is apparently very good at £8.50 ($11), but I did not venture down for it as I instead decided to use the car to find a good coffee shop.

Village Hotel Edinburgh Review

Check-out was so easy too - just a key drop and no crazy back and forth.

What a great hotel. If you have a car, this is THE place to sleep in Edinburgh. You get a quality product that has all the space and amenities you need for a price that is hard to beat.

You can book the Village Hotel Edinburgh here.