Black Ivy is just a 15-minute walk from Edinburgh city centre and features a lively bar which overlooks Bruntsfield Links park. The shopping precinct of Princes Street is only 1.3 miles from the the hotel. Free WiFi and an en suite bathroom are featured in each room at Black Ivy. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is also provided. The property is a 9-minute walk from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, while Usher Hall and Filmhouse cinema can both be reached in a 15-minute walk. Guests can enjoy the boutique shops and cafes in the vicinity, or explore the historic Edinburgh Castle which is less than a mile away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
or
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.3
Location
9.0
Free WiFi
8.5
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  • Sarah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    What's not to like xx but the staff that I spoke with at my time if need were exceptional !!! Calum and Maya xx I hope I've spelled your names correctly xx This beautiful boutique hotel has great bones now it also exudes that extra sparkle xx...
  • Hugo
    Jersey Jersey
    The location of the hotel was ideal as our daughter lives only minutes away and rooms, staff, bars etc. were superb. We were lucky to get a table for dinner as the hotel was extremely busy due to the 6 nations game and we were pleased we did. The...
  • Philip
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The location in Edinburgh being outside the centre allows us to use the dedicated locally ran shops and fantastic local traditional pubs in the area. The hotel itself is always first class, the staff extremely professional and friendly and the...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Ambiance
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Black Ivy
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Terrace
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Black Ivy takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Check-out

Until 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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FAQs about Black Ivy

  • Black Ivy has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at Black Ivy may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Black Ivy is 0.8 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Black Ivy is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Black Ivy offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Live music/performance
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Room options at Black Ivy include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite