Hotel The Knight Residence in Edinburgh - 4 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description The Knight Residence

Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and walking distance to the city’s main business districts and best loved attractions, The Knight Residence five-star serviced apartments offer space and comfort, teamed with the luxury of a fully serviced hotel.


Recognised for its excellent service, fantastic overall experience and good value, The Knight Residence has won numerous customer service awards as well as being awarded Best Employer in Hospitality, Scotland 2012.


Designed to suit every type of traveller, The Knight Residence offers a home from home for both business and leisure guests. With recently renovated studio, one and two bedroom apartments offering free internet access, a selection of music and movies as well as luxurious, individually designed rooms. There is also low cost car parking for guests and the property offers a wide range of facilities and services including secretarial services, entry to attractions, shows, restaurant bookings and much more.


This 5-star apartment hotel has a total of 28 luxuriously furnished and equipped apartments.  The hotel also offers car rental at great rates. A desk, safe, hairdryer and radio are standard in all rooms and all rooms have a fully equipped kitchen. All apartments have a seperate lounge and have a television, telephone, and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel is non-smoking and we will also be glad to place a cot & high chair in your apartment for your little ones.

Spacious apartment rooms all feature a spacious lounge with dining area, fully fitted kitchen with cooking facilities and washer/dryers. Parking must be reserved in advance. Please contact the Knight Residence by Mansley Serviced Apartments in advance your estimated Time of Arrival if arriving after 11pm. Reception hours: On business days: from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PMOn the weekend: from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1999, Last partial renovation 2014, Number of floors 6, Total number of rooms 28, Number of single rooms 2, Number of double rooms 26, of which have 2 separate beds 19, of which have a double bed 28, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 17, of which are suitable as four-bed rooms 17, Number of suites (separate rooms) 28, Number of apartments 28, Reception manned at weekends from 07:00, to 23:00, Reception manned from 07:00, to 23:00, Earliest check-in 14:30, Latest check-out 11:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Holiday apartments, City hotel, Business hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, Apartment/Suite hotel, family-run hotel, child-friendly hotel, Family hotel, Cycling/biker hotel, No-smoking hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 28, Family rooms available 17, Children's beds/cots 10

AddressShow map

Lauriston Street 12, EH3 9DJ Edinburgh, United Kingdom


  • Station (Edinburgh - Waverley Railway Station) 1.02 km
  • City centre (Edinburgh) 5.68 km
  • Airport (Edinburgh Airport (EDI)) 10.68 km

Service times

Reception open:

8:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Reception manned at weekends:

8:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Earliest check-in:

3:30 PM

Latest check-out:

12:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Diners Club
  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Japan Credit Bureau (JCB Intl.)
  • Electronic cash
  • Travelers' checks
  • Billing to corporate account possible

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0,00 GBP
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 9,00 GBP
  • Car park is directly by hotel
  • Secure parking
  • Marked disabled parking space
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Automatic emergency wake-up alarm
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • Video surveillance of hallways
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0,00 GBP
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Door with spy-hole in 28 rooms
  • Door with security chain in 28 rooms
  • Door with security lock in 28 rooms
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Visual alarms for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing in guest rooms
  • Audible smoke alarms in guest room
  • Audible smoke alarm in hallways
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Video surveillance recorded 24 hrs a day
  • Hotel staff trained in first aid
  • Chopsticks in hotel restaurant

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0,00 GBP
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Internet TV
  • Radio
  • CD player
  • Video machine (VCR)
  • Desk
  • Seating area
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Telephone on the desk
  • Voicemail
  • Room safe
  • Kitchenette
  • Fridge
  • Coffee machine/tea-maker
  • Microwave oven
  • Iron + ironing board
  • Temperature controls
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Heated towel rack in bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • DVD player
  • TV with international news channel
  • Complimentary slippers provided in room
  • Chinese TV channel
  • Free tea supplies in room
  • Chinese instant noodles in mini bar

In-house services

  • Hotel safe
  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Vending machine for beverages
  • DVD/video rental
  • Washing machine for guests
  • Express check-out
  • Porter service
  • Secretarial services
  • Car rental
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Laundry service
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Towels changed every 1 day(s)
  • Beddings changed every 3 day(s)
  • Babysitter
  • Limousine service
  • Local map and destination/city information in Mandarin
  • Adaptor for Chinese/US plugs
  • Welcome booklet in Mandarin
  • Mandarin log-in instructions for internet

Hotel location

Lauriston Street 12, EH3 9DJ Edinburgh -

Evaluations of The Knight Residence

Overall 9 ratings, including comments: 9 ratings
9.3 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
100% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Corporate customers
10 / 10
December 2012

This hotel offers only apartments. There are no conventional hotel rooms. It is very comfortable, and good value. However, there are only limited hotel facilities. Please check their web site so that you know what you are getting.

Couple over fifty under sixty
9.6 / 10
April 2012

Very competent staff all around. They really make you feel comfortable.

Would be nice if breakfast were offered if required.

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