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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 #411 of 444 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can only speak from personal experience and the couple times I have stayed here I have been perfectly satisfied with this guest house. Good value considering you are only a 15min stroll into city centre with a warm & friendly team who look after their guests. Tommy in particular could not have been more helpful. So for me satisfied all... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I booked the Mayville vie another website, based on price, there were one or two reviews saying not to stay as it wasn't great but a few glowing reviews so I took the plunge - especially with that enticing three star rating. I arrived, drove in to the private parking to the rear over the cracked and broken paving, through... More

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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 9
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