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The Mayville Guest House

5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we first arrived at the Mayville Guest House from the outside it appeared to be nice, until we got inside. We were greeted by a man who seemed unaware to our arrival as if he weren't expecting anyone. All documents were kept within the living room which seemed unprofessional and eventually we were ushered to room 2, the room... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Where to begin... my husband and I planned our trip to Edinburgh and decided to be frugal and save on accommodation to allow extra spending on the week, little did we know this would be a huge error. The Mayville looks welcoming enough from the outside however when stepping in out of the dark it's questionable. We were greeted by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I booked there because it was cheapest!! haha, but I found that it was lovely guesthouse, cleaned well and warm, and nice location actually. You can take a bus to go to the centre, walk down to the nice campus field of Edinburgh University. The only thing was bed, it was so light that I was about to slip down... More 

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Thank Shuchang
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I checked into the mayville guest house for a city break. The twin room we stayed in was dirty, there were hairs on the bathroom floor and the toilet clearly hadn't been cleaned since the last guest...There were crumbs and a wrapper beside my bed, the carpet obviously hadn't been hoovered before we checked in. It was... More 

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1 Thank Katy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Room was located on ground floor with comfey double bed, nice furnishings and good shower. Breakfast was continental and host was very accomodating, bus stop is just outside so good for travel and there is a car park at the back. Best part of the stay was the host, lovely gentleman.Had a fab stay!

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Thank Victoria C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This place has some really beautiful features and a very friendly owner. Breakfast was nice and my room was clean. Only thing is the power of the shower but apart from that it really was a pleasant stay. Give it a try if your in the area.

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Thank wmelia1
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

When I got here there was a bad smell all through the place, there was no where to park my car, the bathrooms are not clean at all I would not recommend this place or use it agin myself! My room has not been hoovered there is a lot of noise from other buildings.

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Thank Cameron B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here bank holiday Aug for 2 nights. We were greeted by the very friendly owner who checked us in promptly. Our room i think was once a corridor with a backdoor next to one of the very clean and comfortable albeit a bit sqeeky single beds. The shower played up and went from being freezing to boiling for... More 

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Thank Rachel V
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Booked this hotel for 2 nights after reading mixed reviews. I am a firm believer that what someone else likes someone else will hate, so went there with no expectations. The location wasn't so bad with buses running regular into the town centre or a taxi ride costing around £7. We knew when we got there that our Bathroom was... More 

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WIgan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Room not clean. Shower was filthy. Discovered (too late) that sheets had blood on them. TripAdvisor won't let me go into details. We always try to stay at independent accommodation instead of Premier Inn but we are re thinking that policy! Please read the reviews before booking.

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