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Browns Bed and Breakfast

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5 McDonald Road | Midlothian, Edinburgh EH7 4LX, Scotland
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Ranked #50 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely wee B&B close enough to Princes Street and surrounding areas. Comfy bed, beautiful breakfasts. Great to use as a base for exploring this stunning city. Even provide a wide selection of Organic teas and mug sized chocolate sachets. Was lovely to stay at Browns again and will return upon our next visit to Edinburgh. Go and stay, you won't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just after returning from magical Edinburgh and I cannot stress that this B&B made it a perfect holiday for my boyfriend and I. The location is great. It's a 10 minute walk from the tram and playhouse and everything else would be a 20 minute walk. The B&B itself is absolutely lovely, it's located in one of the historically beautiful... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

2 night stay was very relaxed and easy. Rooms very well equipped including wide variety of teas and coffee options in room and extras in the bathroom you don't normally see. Breakfast very nice - recommend the scrambled egg and smoked salmon. Very near theatre and also easy walk to Princes Street and Castle etc. Taxi to center when you... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

my wife and i stayed at browns recently,i would recommend staying here great hosts and just a lovely place to stay cannot say anymore than what has been previously said and would go back thanks again norrie and marion.

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

we stayed for 2 nights in September. Our room was very well equipped and comfortable however the bathroom was very small, reminded me of my son's college room! Room number 4 was obviously the one to get reading other reviews! Having said that everything was there that you could have possibly wanted and Marion was extremely helpful. There are pubs... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My mom and I stayed at Browns for 4 nights and we couldn't have picked a better place! Norrie and Marion were wonderful hosts and made us feel right at home! All our needs were attended to with no qualms, we were even given a wonderfully packed lavish breakfast on the day we had an early morning departure for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visited Playhouse to see Jersey Boys and were delighted with location of Browns. The room was cosy clean packed with everything you needed the breakfast outstanding. Norrie and Marion were delightful hosts who welcomed you like their family. Will definetly return if visiting Edinburgh again

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We only stayed for one night, but would gladly have stayed the entire week. Browns B&B is unlike any other B&B I've ever stayed in, and is more like a great boutique hotel. The room (no 4) was big, luxurious and beautifully decorated. The bed was very comfortable, with a lovely down duvet. The landlord and landlady couldn't be lovelier,... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Just returned from a fabulous 3 night stay at Browns B&B. We had a lovely quiet, clean room and the bed was so comfy. Almost every need is catered for in your room from wash bag items to sewing kits, alarm clock, hairdryer etc - you almost only need to bring your clothes! and an excellent stocked welcome tea/coffee tray... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Spent 5 nights here recently. Very clean with comfortable beds and good location. Excellent breakfast and the hosts were very friendly and particularly helpful in advising on where best to eat in the evenings. We highly recommend this accommodation.

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