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Hotel Portsburgh Court (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Hotel Portsburgh Court (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

About Portsburgh Court

Doubling up as student accommodation during term and a hotel in the summer, Portsburgh Court offers budget 2.5 star accommodation. Rooms are apartment style lodgings and are equipped with desks and kitchenettes complete with microwaves. Portsburgh Court contains a common room complete with a TV and pool table, and guests have access to laundry facilities and bike storage. There is a vending machine and free Wi-Fi is provided throughout. There is no shortage of dining options in Edinburgh, with Lovecrumbs and The Coffee Mill Café loacted just around the corner. Colonnades is a short walk away, as is Castle Terrace Restaurant. Portsburgh Court  is just a short walk from the centre of Edinburgh and is just down the road from Edinburgh Castle. The National Museum of Scotland can be reached on foot, and Arthur’s Seat is a two mile walk.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.8 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Good value for tight budgets.

A number of guests have noted that Portsburgh Court provide good value accommodation for travellers on a budget. The apartments are equipped for self-catering, and many reviews have noted that the rooms contain everything you need.


Central location with good views.

The location of the property can’t really be faulted. The centre of Edinburgh can be reached in minutes, and most sights are just a short walk away. A supermarket is located just down the road for cooking ingredients or there are numerous dining options on the doorstep. Several guests have commented on the impressive views over Edinburgh.


Friendly service with a smile.

Expect high quality service with a smile from the staff at Portsburgh Court. A large amount of reviews have praised the employees for their friendliness and local knowledge, and many guests have noted that nothing seemed too much trouble.

Negative Reviews


Basic furnishings of low quality.

The lodgings house students during term, and many guests have noted that the furnishings are quite basic. Many guests have claimed that the furnishings and carpets are becoming quite old and tatty, and some guests have noted that the furniture isn’t especially high quality.


Old mattresses that need replacing.

There has been mixed reviews about the comfort of the beds. Several guests have noted that the mattresses need replacing, and have complained of a poor night’s sleep. Some mattresses are reputed to have springs poking through, and are said to be old and cheap.


Cleaning could be more thorough.

Sub-standard cleaning has occasionally been flagged. A number of guests have noted that the rooms could have done with a more thorough vacuum beforehand, and other reviews have mentioned that the cutlery has been dirty.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Lift
  3. Non-smoking rooms
  4. Computer with Internet
  5. Snack bar
  6. Laundry service
  7. WiFi in public areas
  8. Washing machine
  9. Free WiFi
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room amenities
  1. Dishwasher
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Central heating
  8. Electric kettle
  9. Cosmetic mirror
  10. Desk
  11. Sitting area
  12. Telephone

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 12:00


56 Lady Lawson Street , EH3 9DH , Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)6560798 | 

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