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21 years in travel.
Established in 1997

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Top-selling Edinburgh hotel breaks

A little more about us:

We're based in Truro, Cornwall

Our UK call centre is open 7 days a week

In 2018 we've come of age! We're 21

We have the highest 5 star Google rating

We have a Trustpilot score of 4.9/ 5.0

Create your perfect break with 1000s of hotels to choose from (with special package discounts), up to 50% off rail travel from any UK station and great deals on all top theatre shows and attractions.

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First time I have used Hotel Direct

First time I have used Hotel Direct. And found them to be extremely friendly polite and helpful with booking! Not to mention quick to send all tickets and commerce. Will certainly use them again as they were great value for money and took the hassle out of booking everything. Highly recommended!

I would definitely use Hotel Direct again

I would definitely use hotel direct again. I booked a theatre and hotel break which were both very good value. I highly recommend.

Very good

Very good. Quick, easy experience.

Would thoroughly recommend

Would thoroughly recommend family and friends to use this excellent service. Everying was first class.

Very easy to use

Very easy to use, lots of information all in one place. Everything emailed promptly with a follow up email also nearer the time. Would definitely use again.

Very reasonable and competitive prices

Very reasonable and competitive prices. Excellent service. Everything worked like clockwork on the day, the hotel was expecting us and had provided a room with three single beds as requested, and our tickets were waiting for us at the theatre`s box office. Also received a further confirmation email a couple of days before going which was reassuring. Excellent service - I also had reason to phone Hotel Direct after I had booked, and I was very impressed with the service - very helpful.

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