Knight Residence Edinburgh  5 stars

12 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9DJ  show mapSave
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Overview

The Knight Residence is nestled in Edinburgh's historic and beautiful city center and in close proximity to famed locations, which makes the hotel the ideal base for exploring this majestic city.

This five-star luxury property combines comfort and elegance with all desirable comforts, including complimentary broadband internet service and comprehensive business services.

Guests can choose from 28 self-catering splendid apartments equipped with fully fitted kitchens and DVD recorders.

A variety of fine dining establishments embracing various cuisines from around the world are situated on the doorstep of the hotel.

Waverley Station is situated about 1km from the hotel.

Number of rooms   28.

Distance to:

  • City Center Edinburgh - 3700 ft
  • Airport: Turnhouse (EDI) - 6.2 mi, Dundee (DND) - 35.7 mi
  • Train Station Edinburgh Waverley station - 3700 ft
  • Bus stop - 1400 ft
  • Restaurants: Castle Terrace (Food: Scottish) - 600 ft, Kanpai Sushi (Food: Japanese) - 800 ft
  • Parks Princes Street Gardens - 2300 ft
  • Ski areas Midlothian Ski Centre - 3200 ft

Rooms

All self-catering apartments feature elegant design and offer well-equipped kitchens, spacious and modernly-furnished lounges with dining area, luxury bathrooms with shower/tub combination and complimentary toiletries. Each room is also equipped with individually central heating system and entertainment center which includes LCD TV, digital TV, DVD player and hi-fi- system. Business-related facilities include complimentary wireless internet access and direct dial telephones with multiple handsets. Besides, guests will find iron and ironing board, electronic safe, trouser press and hair dryer.

Cots, cot bedding and highchairs are provided on request for free.

Room types:

One-bedroom Comfort Apartment has a queen size bed in the bedroom.

Two-bedroom Comfort Apartment offers one bedroom with a queen bed and shower and another bedroom with twin beds and mini bathroom.

Three-bedroom Comfort Apartment includes a dining room for six persons, master bedroom with queen bed and single bed, second bedroom with twin beds, and third bedroom with a queen bed and make-up area.

Superior Studio Apartment offers a compact lounge with dining area, and a bedroom with double bed.

One-bedroom Superior Apartment features a queen or twin beds in the bedroom, heat resisting mirror, heated towel rail in the bathroom.

Two-bedroom Superior Apartment has main bedroom with queen bed and second bedroom with twin beds, which can be joined on request.

Dining options

Complimentary breakfast welcome basket is supplied on the first morning of arrival along with a starter pack of teas, coffees, milk and biscuits.

Guests will indulge in a variety of delicious dining experiences at the local restaurants serving French, Spanish, Mexican, North American, Italian, Chinese and traditional cuisines.

At the hotel The Knight Residence guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

Work

This business-friendly hotel offers fax, e-mail and secretarial services along with PC and color printer available for rental to the apartments.

Complimentary broadband wireless internet access is provided in the entire property.

Leisure

Guests may benefit from a huge DVD library including hundreds of DVD titles available for nominal charge of £2.

Additional features

Babysitting service is provided upon demand.

The hotel is friendly to guests with disabilities.

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from  2.30 pm

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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 for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk
Internet

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in public areas and is free of charge

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) and the rate is GBP 7 per day.

Services
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Video games
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Library
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • LCD TV
  • Toaster
  • Voice mail
  • Stove
  • Speaker phone
  • Dishwasher
  • Bathtub
  • Work desk
  • In-room safe
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Kitchen
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Mirror
  • Dressing area
  • Hi-Fi
  • Video on demand

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All self-catering apartments feature elegant design and offer well-equipped kitchens, spacious and modernly-furnished lounges with dining area, luxury bathrooms with shower/tub combination and complimentary toiletries. Each room is also equipped with individually central heating system and entertainment center which includes LCD TV, digital TV, DVD player and hi-fi- system. Business-related facilities include complimentary wireless internet access and direct dial telephones with multiple handsets. Besides, guests will find iron and ironing board, electronic safe, trouser press and hair dryer.

Cots, cot bedding and highchairs are provided on request for free.

Room types:

One-bedroom Comfort Apartment has a queen size bed in the bedroom.

Two-bedroom Comfort Apartment offers one bedroom with a queen bed and shower and another bedroom with twin beds and mini bathroom.

Three-bedroom Comfort Apartment includes a dining room for six persons, master bedroom with queen bed and single bed, second bedroom with twin beds, and third bedroom with a queen bed and make-up area.

Superior Studio Apartment offers a compact lounge with dining area, and a bedroom with double bed.

One-bedroom Superior Apartment features a queen or twin beds in the bedroom, heat resisting mirror, heated towel rail in the bathroom.

Two-bedroom Superior Apartment has main bedroom with queen bed and second bedroom with twin beds, which can be joined on request.

Three Bedroom Comfort Apartment
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The Knight Residence Three Bedroom Comfort Apartment
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The Knight Residence Three Bedroom Comfort Apartment
The Knight Residence Three Bedroom Comfort Apartment

The Apartment includes master bedrooms with en-suite, two smaller bedrooms, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The apartment accommodates many guests and offers a Queen size and a Single beds in master bedroom, Queen bed and two Single beds in two other bedrooms.

Two Bedroom Apartment
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The Knight Residence Two Bedroom  Apartment Two Bedroom Superior Apartment
Bed type: Queen Size Bed

The Apartment includes two bedrooms, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The apartment offers a Queen size bed and two Single beds which can be joined.

Room facilities
    One Bedroom Apartment
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    The Knight Residence One Bedroom Apartment One Bedroom Superior Apartment
    The Knight Residence One Bedroom Apartment One Bedroom Superior Apartment

    The apartment includes bedroom, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The apartment offers a Queen size bed.

    One Bedroom Apartment
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    The Knight Residence One Bedroom  Apartment One Bedroom Superior Apartment

    The apartment includes bedroom, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The apartment offers Twin beds, which can be joined into a King size bed.

    Studio Apartment
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    The Knight Residence Studio Apartment Superior Studio Apartment

    The apartment includes bedroom, lounge, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom. The apartment offers a Double bed.

    The Knight Residence LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    City center is about 1km from the hotel.

    Royal Lyceum Theatre is 300m from the property.
    Usher Hall is within 300m away.
    Royal Scots Regimental Museum is within 400m.
    National War Museum is within 400m.
    Edinburgh Castle is about 400m from the property.
    HMV Picture House is approximately 400m away.
    Edinburgh International Conference Centre is 500m from the hotel.
    Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre is within 500m.
    King's Theatre is within 500m.
    Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers is about 500m from the hotel.
    Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is within 500m.
    Tartan Weaving Mill is within 500m.
    Witchery Tours is 500m from the hotel.
    The Hub is within 600m.
    The Links is within 600m.

    Tourist attractions
    • camera obscura and world of illusions
      1700 ft
    • Witchery Tours
      1700 ft
    Places of interest
    • One O'Clock Gun
      1000 ft
    • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
      1000 ft
    • National War Museum Of Scotland
      1000 ft
    • Mons Meg
      1000 ft
    • Saint Margaret's Chapel
      1000 ft
    • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers
      1000 ft
    • Old Grassmarket Well
      1400 ft
    • Camera Obscura
      1400 ft
    • Geoffrey (Tailor) Weaving Mill
      1400 ft
    • Tollbooth Of St. John's Kirk
      1400 ft
    • Tron Kirk
      1700 ft
    • The Cadies & Witchery Tours
      1700 ft
    • Scottish Genealogy Society & Family History Centre
      1700 ft
    Shopping areas
    • Alexander Leven
      700 ft
    Amusement
    • D B Amusements
      400 ft
    • Odeon Edinburgh
      700 ft
    • Filmhouse
      700 ft
    • Gold Rush Amusements
      700 ft
    • cameo picturehouse
      1000 ft
    • Cameo Cinema Plc
      1000 ft
    Museums
    • The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
      1400 ft
    Theaters
    • The Royal Lyceum Theatre Co
      400 ft
    • Royal Lyceum Theatre
      700 ft
    • Usher Hall
      1000 ft
    • King's Theatre
      1400 ft
    • Usher Hall
      1400 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Nelson Monument
      5100 ft
      Calton Hill, Edinburgh
    • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One
      5200 ft
      75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
    • Sherlock Holmes Statue
      5200 ft
      Picardy Place, Edinburgh
    • National Monument
      5200 ft
      Carlton Hill, Edinburgh
    • Edinburgh Playhouse
      1.0 mi
      18 - 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh

    Near the hotel

    • Edinburgh Castle
      1300 ft
      Castlehill, Edinburgh
    • Lyceum Theatre
      700 ft
      Grindlay Street, Edinburgh
    • Usher Hall
      800 ft
      Lothian Road, Edinburgh
    • George Heriot's School
      800 ft
      8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
    • The Traverse
      1100 ft
      10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh
    • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
      1500 ft
      32 Market Street, Edinburgh
    • National War Museum of Scotland
      1200 ft
      Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Castle Terrace

      84% likes this, based on 909 reviews
      Food: Scottish

      600 ft
      33-35 Castle Terrace
    • Kanpai Sushi

      82% likes this, based on 246 reviews
      Food: Japanese
      Price Range: USD 24 - USD 32

      800 ft
      8-10 Grindlay Street

      Phone: 0131 228 1602

    • Passorn

      73% likes this, based on 389 reviews
      Food: Thai

      1000 ft
      23-23a Brougham Place

      Phone: 1312291537

    • Indaba

      70% likes this, based on 423 reviews
      Food: Tapas
      Price Range: USD 18 - USD 33

      1100 ft
      3 Lochrin Terrace

      Phone: 0131 221 1554

    • Namaste Kathmandu

      76% likes this, based on 80 reviews
      Food: Indian, Nepali
      Price Range: USD 34 - USD 42

      2200 ft
      17-19 Forest Road

      Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

    Getting there.

    Edinburgh International Airport is within 10.1km.

    Getting around.

    Bus stop is about 300m from the hotel.

    Secure private parking is possible and costs £6.00 per day.

    The Knight Residence Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Knight Residence

    Average guest rating

    9.0
    out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 113 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    8.4
    Dining
    9.8
    Service
    8.3
    Value
    9.4
    Location
    9.0

    Individual guest reviews

    • Group of friends

      Very good apartment hotel near the Grassmarket area, will stay there again

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      We had a fantastic welcome from the concierge on duty Chrs and were very pleased with the accommodation facilities and location.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      The staff were very friendly, and explained how to operate everything in the apartment. There was a welcome basket with breakfast treats, and some milk in the fridge. The apartment was very clean and within an easy walking distance to everything.

      The ensuite shower was slightly cramped and the shower nozzle didn't function correctly. Very minor things and we would stay here again.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      Service is great! Apartment is well maintained and comfortable.

      We used water heater in the shower and the water pressure is very low which made shower difficult. They dont have hot and cold water sharing pipe in the bathroom and this made washing tough.

      • Average rating
        8.2
    • Family with children

      The best and most helpful staff we have ever experienced throughout our many vacations.

      • Average rating
        9.6
    • Older travelers

      After over a week of staying in just one room it was wonderful to have an apartment with 3 rooms! We were extremely impressed by the well equiped kitchen and the starter pack - that sustained us for the whole stay. We also appreciated the small but very welcome living room and the second TV in the bedroom. The washing machine and dryer were also a welcome bonus. The staff took the time to show us the various machines in the unit and how to use them. That was very helpful. The location was excellent - within walking distance to the castle and the restaurant/ pub are of Grass Market. The lift from the car park was great as was the access to the video library. I would thorougly recommend a stay at the Knights Residence - Thank you

      Nil - it was all fantastic

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      Great location for the Centre and excellent facilities.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      It was great to have the kitchen and living room. We had plenty of space. The kitchen came stocked with some things (cereal, cookies, milk) so we could have breakfast the first day without running to the store. The DVD/video collection was also very good - nice for the kids to watch a movie before bed.

      The faucets - even though it was a single faucet you could feel the difference between the hot and cold water. Also, at the end of the block are some "gentlemen's clubs." We walked quickly past them but our 9-year old now knows what a strip bar is. No one ever bothered us though.

      • Average rating
        8.2
    • Single

      Large living space, kitchen very useful. Quiet location

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Group of friends

      Love the very spacious and comfortable flat, super friendly and helpful staff and the Breakfast hamper we got. The Kitchen is really well equipped (with dish towels, fairy liquid, dish washer soap, washing powder, sponges...)

      Just a bit of a shame that there is no separate toilette (specially in a three bedroom with only two bathrooms...).

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      These apartments very close too old town of edinburg. Very comfortable ideal for families. The staff were very helpfull and friendly.

      • Average rating
        9.6
    • Older travelers

      Excellent service and standard from staff.Room very comfortable

      • Average rating
        8.8
    • Family with children

      best apartment accommodation where we were. Well appointed, clean, friendly staff, free internet - absolutely to recommend.

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Family with children

      Excellent location and apartment very clean and well maintained. Would reccomend

      • Average rating
        10.0
    • Group of friends

      Great location, spacious and comfortable apartment with everything provided.

      • Average rating
        9.6
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