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The Mayville Guest House

5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland
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The Mayville Guest House
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Ranked #408 of 440 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this last minute and found it very good value for money for what we received. Our room was extremely spacious, the bed comfy and our host welcoming. The room wasn't as clean as I'd have liked, but for what we paid, I didn't expect much more. There have been some very harsh reviews on TripAdvisor, however I feel... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner came to Edinburgh for my birthday and decided to book the Mayville Guest house for two nights whilst visiting Edinburgh. After arriving and being shown to our room,we instantly regretted our decision to stay here. The room was disgusting!the carpets were covered in hair and dirt,so bad we had to lay towels all over the floor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Mayville Guesthouse was ok and the manager very pleasant. After finding the guesthouse on lateroom.com we decided to go ahead despite some of the reviews that we had read. On arrival the Manager was very pleasant. The bedroom was clean enough but the bathroom was very tiny. Had I been there for Marie than one night I've have asked... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My husband and I planned on road tripping through Scotland, but found ourselves ahead of schedule and in need of a room in/near Edinburgh for three nights at the last minute. I found The Mayville on booking.com and had the phone number handy. After a few calls to check prices and make up our minds, we had booked a two... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I think the hotel may be under new management than in years past. We stayed here for one night and booked through a last minute discount site so we weren't expecting too much... well, we got in and Tommy told us that he'd put us in the newly remodeled master bedroom. Okay. The thing was, even though there was fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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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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

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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