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Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor leaving tomorrow

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A quick note for Edinburgh visitors that the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor is leaving the chain tomorrow.

It isn’t clear which brand, if any, it will be adopting.

If you have any stays booked here you may wish to change them, especially if you were expecting elite status benefits or points earning.  There are various other options in Edinburgh city centre, including the Waldorf Astoria The Caledonian (where I spent a couple of nights recently, although I didn’t review it), Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, DoubleTree Edinburgh City Centre and Hampton Edinburgh West End.

The hotel website is here – for another 24 hours – if you want to find out more.

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor leaving Hilton

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  1. The Hilton on North Bridge is miles better than the Grosvenor, even if my stay at the latter was not quite the sh*tshow others here describe, I still don’t think it’s any loss.

    • Colin JE says:

      +1. Staff were great at Grosvenor but the rooms need an update. Have not stayed at North Bridge Hilton Carlton but run courses in its function suites and used the restaurant. Definitely worth swapping to if you’re booked into the Grosvenor and you’ll be closer to the action and Waverley Station.

    • I think the Grosvenor is a very nice and friendly hotel with a great Scottish breakfast, okay rooms have character and aren’t the sterile boxes that some seem to prefer on here, but that’s because it’s a series of converted townhouses.

      It’s just going to be called ‘Edinburgh Grosvenor’ from now on, not part of a chain, and I know that cos I’m staying here tonight!!

  2. Rui N. says:

    OT but Hilton related: I’m attending an event at Wembley Stadium and plan to stay overnight at the Hilton next to the stadium.
    I see that they have parking for £15 per 24 hours which is great, but do you know if you can reserve a parking spot in advance? Since this is not hotel-only parking, I’m afraid of the parking being full with non-hotel folks attending the event at the stadium!

    • SimonW says:

      On event days, the Hilton normally charge £40ish… Ive pre-booked it (for less) loads of times when Spurs played there, and never had an issue getting a space.

      • Rui N. says:

        Thanks Simon. Did you prebook with the garage the Hilton uses? How do you do that? Call the hotel? Or are there any websites to book parking next to the stadium? Thanks!

        • SimonW says:

          I use yourparkingspace dot etc etc….. hilton and holiday inn let u book a spot. or driveways if not available…. £12.50 I was paying, before they worked out Spurs were playing and blocked it !

        • Rui N. says:

          THanks very much Simon. Appreciate the help.

    • Don’t worry your £15 rate you’re easily get a space in the car parking beside the Hilton Wembley as and event day they charge £90 to park in there you don’t have enough parking privileges though but if you validate your parking ticket at reception you get 24 hours parking for £15

  3. OT some podivite hotel news: Checked out of Staybridge Suites Dundee this morning after staying a night to complete accelerate. Just opened a few weeks ago so it’s in great shape but they have done an exceptionally nice job on it. Had a large corner suite with three double aspect windows, spacious, good bed and bedding. Bathroom was a spacious shower, decent towels and toiletries, decor was nice throught, staff were very friendly and pleasant. zonly £49 last night booked at 3 days notice. Did not try breakfast but nice vright breakfast area. Coffee and tea machinecavailable round the clock. Ok location for centre and waterfront. Parking very limitted but lots of street parking opportunities. Highly recommend it, especially in current new condition.

    • Employee of the month says:

      I’m getting sick of these reviews which seems suspiciously like paid reviews by hotel employees.

      • unless it’s from a regular contributor!

      • I stayed in the Staybridge a few weeks ago and agree with everything BJ says. On site car parking is expensive, park on the street for free. Those full size bottles of Scottish Fine soaps in the shower were great value!

        My room was on points, and although my Spire status was recognised I was given a room on first floor – which turned out to be into the hill with a room view of a footpath, as in the top of the footpath and peoples feet!

    • That’s cos there are more hotels in Dundee than people to fill them, five opened in past year because of new empty V&A. Soon to be empty hotels but while they are open there are Aberdeen style prices to be had.

  4. Alex W says:

    BREAKING: just received an email from BA. They are about to devalue partner redemptions on 30 May.

    • Rich01924 says:

      Also just seen this – but couldn’t find the details of the changes. Rob any intel?

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