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The Mayville Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #392 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi tripadvisor family. I find myself writing another review which I hope you will find of help, I stayed in this guest house on Sunday night, just a stop over between shifts for work. I was a late check in and had followed the instructions by emailing the guesthouse to advise. I received no reply but time is money so... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed n this guest house only one night with my husband. The room was quite big with a double room and a single room. It was the room number 1, next to the entry door. As it was Saturday night people went in and out, with high-hills and pushing the door. I woke up very times during night because... More

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Forfar, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

On arrival to this hotel, my wife and I were given the choice of two rooms. The first room (downstairs near the "reception" come breakfast room) was a vision in pink, red and orange. The heat in this room was just in incredible and it hit you as soon as you entered. So we opted for our second option, upstairs.... More

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We weren't too sure how the place would be after some dodgy reviews but the house was full of character, had a comfy bed, warm room and clean en suite. Staff were friendly too. Great place for a short walk into town and would stay here again. We did not have breakfast at the Mayville simply because is wasn't included... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

Like the house, rooms clean and tidy, stayed 7 days was nice and warm, was looked after well, staff pretty friendly. Could do with some upgrades here and there but nothing to complain about, it is a old house with lots of character.

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Healy, Alaska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I am new to Hotwire and learned from this experience that you should always look at the reviews before booking. Hotwire incorrectly listed the Mayville Guest House as a 3 star property. , I wanted to leave but it was late and we were told we could not have our money back. We had a very uncomfortable night. We placed... More

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York, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Booked to stay here for a night on arrival wondered through to a somewhat unclear reception, were we sat waiting with nobody around. Rang the bell and still no answer. We sat waiting for 10 minutes whilst another customer was waiting as he wanted his money back. So when a member of staff arrived who looked just as lost as... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

After booking at very short notice when we arrived the room was ready and cleaned to a very high standard. Then hotel was tastefully decorated having maintained many period features and furnished beautifully. The hotel benefited from having a private car park for guests which in its self would have cost as much as the room given the proximity to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Rooms dirty , no hot water or shower for whole day of 3 day stay . Shower black mould . Breakfast was meager to say least . This guest house is on inter net for £250 for a family room , I wouldn't let my dog stay there . 3 star is a joke

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Stayed here for a weekend for a 21st birthday. Slanting floor, dodgy wardrobe, lamp didn't work, dirty sheets, cold draft through window, broken blinds, shower dirty & 12" off floor, water pipes showing, 10 minutes waiting for door to be opened, given 2 keys & room number then left to find it, hear noise from other rooms late at night/early... More

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Also Known As:
The Mayville Guest House Hotel
The Mayville Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
The Mayville Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Ranked #392 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mayville Guest House 3*
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