Citylivein Grove Street Hotel - Edinburgh

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69 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 8FD  show map
 2 stars
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Citylivein Grove Street Hotel - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

The modern Citylivein Hotel is rated 2 stars and features 321 rooms for guests to stay in.

Citylivein Hotel is also placed near to Lothian & Borders Fire & Rescue Service, George Heriot's School and Filmhouse Cinema. Guests will find Edinburgh city center within a 20-minute walk from the property.

Princes Street Gardens is 1150 meters from the hotel and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is about 1150 meters away.

Citylivein Hotel lies within 10 minutes’ drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Rooms at Citylivein Hotel feature modern touches such as a wardrobe, an iron with ironing board, a refrigerator, a microwave and a kitchen. They offer private bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The tapas bar The Atelier Restaurant is just about 350 meters from the property.

Services

Residents will benefit from ironing service, 24-hour front desk and laundry.

Relax

Active guests will appreciate billiards, table tennis and bowling provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   321.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Children's facilities

  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Individual heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

69 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 8FD

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    9.3 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.7 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    330 m
  • First Coast (cuisine: British, Scottish)
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    321

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Rooms and availability

Citylivein Grove Street photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Standard Double

Studio Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Studio Apartment

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Four-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    4 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

4 bedroom Apartment

Five-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

5 bedroom Apartment

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One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Room size:

    12 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    12 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Parquet floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

6 bedroom Apartment

Citylivein Grove Street Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Grove Gallery100 m
  • cineworld500 m

Places of interest

  • Scottish Widows Bank Plc200 m
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral500 m
  • Saint Mary's Episcopal Cathedral500 m

Convention centers

  • EICC200 m

Shopping areas

  • Alexander Leven500 m

Amusement

  • Mecca Bingo Ltd300 m
  • Laserquest300 m
  • Diane Pool Hall300 m
  • Odeon Edinburgh400 m
  • Johnny's Entertainment & Amusement400 m
  • Filmhouse400 m
  • D B Amusements400 m
  • Gold Rush Amusements500 m
  • Cameo Cinema Plc500 m
  • cameo picturehouse500 m
  • Colorsound500 m
  • Tenpin500 m

Parks

  • Fountain Park Leisure Complex500 m

Theaters

  • The Royal Lyceum Theatre Co400 m
  • Filmhouse Cinema400 m
  • King's Theatre500 m
  • Usher Hall500 m
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre500 m

Local attractions

  • The Edinburgh Dungeon1.5 km
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh
  • The Museum of Edinburgh1.6 km
    142 Canongate, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery1.7 km
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist1.5 km
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Massa1.6 km
    36-39 Market St. EdinburghScotland

Near the hotel

  • St Cuthbert's Church590 m
    Lothian Road, Edinburgh
  • National War Museum of Scotland830 m
    Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions1.1 km
    Castlehill, Edinburgh
  • Old Town1.1 km
    EdinburghScotland
  • George Heriot's School790 m
    8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
  • Institut Francais D'Ecosse870 m
    13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
  • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum960 m
    Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • The Atelier Restaurant330 m

    Address: 159-161 Morrison Street
    Phone: 0131 629 1344

    87% likes this, based on 175 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 24

  • Indaba510 m

    Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace
    Phone: 0131 221 1554

    73% likes this, based on 414 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 13 - GBP 25

  • Castle Terrace680 m

    Address: 33-35 Castle Terrace

    93% likes this, based on 910 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • First Coast490 m

    Address: 99 - 101 Dalry Road
    Phone: +44 (0)131 313 4404

    74% likes this, based on 376 reviews
    Cuisine: British, Scottish
    Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 19

  • Kanpai Sushi540 m

    Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
    Phone: 0131 228 1602

    74% likes this, based on 250 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 25

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    321

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghCitylivein Grove Street

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Citylivein Grove Street Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Citylivein Grove Street

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 476 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.2

    We liked the fact it was reasonably quiet and management dealt with a disruptive group (guess it was a stag party) professionally and quickly. The room was equipped adequately for two people.

    This is not a specific complaint but we did not have the linen and towels changed on the 3rd day of our stay as expected. Asked upon our return after our day out and had to do so again a few hours later. Finally received towels late at night. :-( ....... that small situation took away from the experience but would still go back there.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The room was so cosy and very modern looking. It had just the right facilities and there was no curfew.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Clean, 24h reception, good enough location

    No free wi fi!!!! Bed is not made, towels not changed. Expansive for the services it offers but a safe choice.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Very comfortable room. Good location, about 15 minutes walk from the castle. En-suite cooking facilities a bonus.

    No tea/coffee/milk provided, so bring your own! I also thought it was a bit sneaky charging £3 per bag to hold our bags, when all other hotels do this for free.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Decent sized room, great to have fridge and kitchenette

    Limited kitchen equipment (no decent sized bowls for example), and an unusual inventory check early in the morning that we were due to check out. Quite odd getting woken up by people letting themselves into your room and checking stuff!

  • Couple
    7.4

    clean, good location, fantastic shower

    The doors slam very loud and it was annoying having students in the toom next door making a lot of noise.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Location was perfect : 10 minutes walking from city center, 3 minutes walking from airport bus stop. The rooms, furnitures etc. are all news, everthing is very clean.

    A bit expensive but it's Edinbourg...

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Staff were welcoming and friendly, the flat was spotlessly clean and the area quiet at night. All sights were a 15 minute walk away.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Being close to Princes Street, the castle, the Royal Mile etc. Being able to eat in and save money on expensive restaurant meals. I recommend the Shakespeare Bar next to the Usher Hall. Good food at reasonable prices.

    Yhe duvet heated up so much that my legs kept coming out in a heat rash at night and my husband was lying in a damp pool each morning. Yet if we threw it off we bacame chilled. A light blanket in summer would be great.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Friendly staff on arrival, lovely clean room and very good price

    No television

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    The facilities were brand new, including the kitchen utensils.

    The fact that the 2 rooms my family and I occupied were never cleaned during our 3 nights stay. The lack of efficiency of the reception staff - nobody answers the phone and dispite seeing queues, staff still remained talking at the back without caring too much (there was not a single time when I haven't seen a queue in front of the reception). Reason why I only complained (and obviously asked for some kind of compensation) during the check-out. Who wants to be in a queue after having spent the entire day exploring the city? Manager with poor managerial skills - does not supervise the work of the housekeepings and does not seem interested in keeping her commitments with the hotel guests (she promised to write me an email, on the same day of my leaving, regarding my complaint but never did).

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Value for money,

    Have to cook my breakfast. Like to be catered for my away from home. But I knew when I booked that I will have to do it, but I still moan in the morning.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    I thought staff were very helpfull and freindly,also room was very good and clean,also within good distance from centre and lots of places toeat.would defo go there again.

  • Couple
    10.0

    It was an amazing place to stay for a few days while visiting the city. The room was very clean and self-contained. All the facilities were great and the staff was friendly and helpful.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    I think overall is good. In terms of location to tourist attractions, cleaniness, design of the room, space and staffs... One good thing about it (studio) they have a mini kitchen with complete set of cooking utensils except for ingredients are available which are suitable for those who has budgets in terms of food whereby you could just grab a quick packed meal in Tesco (which is down the road) and heat up in the micro or you could jst buy pasta to cook. Hope that you guys could maintained that!!!! Keep the good work....

    I would not say is dislike but would like to give suggestion (i) When I read from the website, it stated that we can leave our baggage for free of charged. However, I actually have placed my luggage with the receptionist after I check out for a couple of hours but they charged me for 6 pounds (although is not much). So would prefer if you could stated slightly clearly in the website in order to avoid misunderstanding. (ii) I would suggest that if Smart at IQ confirmed the booking, it would be best if they could send them the guide on how to get there from airport. I took the airlink from airport and stop at haymarket. With the burden of the luggage bag I have to walk quite a distance as compared to taking Lothian bus and stop right down the road of Groove Street.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

69 Grove Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 8FD

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.7 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    9.3 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.7 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.7 km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    330 m
  • First Coast (cuisine: British, Scottish)
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    321

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghCitylivein Grove Street

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

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