G&V Royal Mile

1 George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1AD United Kingdom
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Hotel G&V Royal Mile


Formerly the Hotel Missoni Edinburgh, the G&V Royal Mile Hotel stands out as the only five-star hotel along the Royal Mile in Scotland’s capital.

With contemporary rooms ranging in size from 22 to 32 square metres, and suites ranging from 50 to 67, all guests have access to complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room iPod docks and coffee machines, and designer toiletries.

Featuring four spacious meeting rooms for dining and/or events, as well as a luxurious spa with three one-of-a-kind treatments offered, the G&V Royal Mile blends regality with relaxation seamlessly.

Onsite is the destination restaurant, Cucina, which has won awards for its modern as well as classic Italian dishes. Moreover, Bar G&V has coffee for waking up and cocktails that are both beautiful and buzzing.

The historic Royal Mile, running from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace, is the main thoroughfare of the city’s Old Town and is lined with popular attractions.

Price range

from ‎$204 to ‎$303


G&V Royal Mile


1 George IV Bridge, EH1 1AD, Edinburgh United Kingdom | 0.0 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(131)2206666 | Fax:+44(131)2266660 | Official Homepage


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Suitable for

  • Business People
  • Large Groups

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Central heating,
  • Electric kettle,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Pay-TV,
  • Radio,
  • Desk,
  • Small lounge,
  • Telephone,
  • Room safe,
  • Internet,
  • WiFi in the rooms,
  • Refrigerator,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
  • Hypoallergenic bedding ,
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Hotel features

  • Business center,
  • Entrance hall/ lobby,
  • Express check-in / out,
  • Elevator,
  • Gym,
  • Parking lot,
  • Terrace,
  • Pets allowed,
  • Hotel bar,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • Restaurant,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • Laundry service,
  • Wellness Center / Spa,
  • WiFi in lobby,
  • Room service,
  • Shoe cleaning service,
  • Hypoallergenic rooms,
  • Concierge,
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Sports Facilities

  • Boats to Rent,
  • Bike Rental,
  • Golf Course,
  • Sailing,
  • Surfing,
  • Hiking trail,
  • Diving

Review Highlights
Positive Reviews
  • Good Libations
    Plenty of hotels and resorts have restaurants or bars, even high quality ones It is less common however, to come across one that is a destination all its own With an elegant ...
  • All the Bells and Whistles
    You won’t be alone if you find yourself raving about the generous size and cosiness of the rooms, as well as the clean, contemporary shower amenities Moreover, the reliable high ...
  • 5-Star-Studded Staff and Service
    In addition to its optimal location, stylish décor, and first-rate features, you’ll enjoy the warmth and friendliness of a staff that works tirelessly to make your stay as ...
Negative Reviews
  • Heat Check
    Be sure to ask ahead of time whether or not your room comes with air conditioning, as not all have a unit installed Travellers who have made the mistake of not verifying that ...
  • Too Cool for School?
    Although the modern look and feel is largely well-received, there are those who are of the opinion that the form of the hotel comes in lieu of substance and it could benefit from ...
  • No Vacancy for Vegetarians
    It’s a relatively minor inconvenience, but if you or someone in your company happens to not be a carnivore, the room service, bar and restaurant menus might steer you towards ...
Rating Overview
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Test Score

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Excellent Result from 20 Quality Tests
100% recommend this hotel (20 out of 20 testers)
95% say the hotel is suitable for couples
95% say the hotel is suitable for relaxation

Good To Know

  • The view from the window is excellent
  • The bathroom decor has a unique and individual style
  • The drinks from the minibar are reasonably priced
  • The car park is not easily accessible

Results in detail (Data is based on the average of all hotels on trivago)

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The Real Mary King´s Close

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