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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 #407 of 442 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Kelowna, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We booked this place as we were trying to find somewhere central and since we were only planning on just sleeping we decided to take a risk on this place. Never again! First they didn't have my reservation written down, even though I had booked months in advance and paid a deposit. Then, the room was extremely dusty and not... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We booked 2 rooms in April, the single one had dried rice from a takeaway all over the carpet and had to ask for it to be hoovered. The bathroom was a small cupboard and your feet were up against the shower. The shower had leaked for some time as the water was coming through the ceiling in the office/dining... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

I had the utter displeasure of staying in this hellhole i went to find kingkongs finger in the bathroom to my utter shock there was human faeces on the wall !! The bed was a wooden box of springs !!! Never again 👎👎👎

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I have never in my life stayed in such an appalling and disgusting guest house. The room are filthy and dangerous, The place stinks to high heaven and run by people who clearly do not understand the concept of hygene Never stay here even if its cheap.

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Ellon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Mayville for 1 night at the beginning of June. What a nightmare. We will never stay there again! It was dirty, the room had not been hoovered, the linens and towels were stained, no soap was provided and to top it all off the bathroom was downright dangerous. There was no handrail or... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Arrive at this so called guest house, the overgrown garden was off putting but looks can be deceiving from the outside or so we thought. So we ring the door bell n the door is answered by some horrible little man that cant speak much english, he shows us into the grubbiest and utterly stinking dining room, to then tell... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This place was filthy dirty and stunk of indian cooking. Even when we were in our room the smell was choking us. The staff were friendly but spoke little English. The bed was very lumpy and I did not want to investigate as it was very late when we arrived and soooo tired I had gone past caring. We did... More

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North East
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Oh my word I don't even know where to start! In all honesty this represents a half way house not a bed and breakfast and before people say well it's cheap. It may well be but I've previously paid £40 per night and stayed in lovely,clean places in both the Lake District and Manchester! The mayville guest house is neither... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The mayville should and could be a beautiful b&b. The building is quirky with some great features and a huge stained glass window. Unfortunately the whole place just looks like it needs a good clean. All it would take to get it up to standard is some new carpets and lino in the en suit a bit of ie a... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The Mayville Guest House, Minto Street, Edinburgh: It's a nice building that's reasonably decorated. First off I would make sure you have confirmation of your reservation/breakfast order to hand when checking in. Nash the current manager was only told by the boss to expect two people but no further information. We only found this out when we chased Nash down... More

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Address: 5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mayville Guest House 3*
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