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15 Merchiston Gardens

15 Merchiston Gardens, Edinburgh EH10 5DD , Scotland
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Ranked #244 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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workington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were Thrown out - so shortly after arrival that some of our things were still in the car (my mobile phone being one). "Ejected from the premises" on the word and the whim of a 10yr old lad (approx) who told his Mother I'd been rude to him when he opened the door to us. After having telephoned that... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Obviously their interpretation of luxury suite is far far away from the real meaning. We booked the luxury suite which was a large room for sure but the room had the original poorly maintained wood sash windows (notorious for their draughts) which were difficult to close for a novice. There was an OLD CRT televison in the room, now that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed for one night for a night out at the stand comedy club. We had a very friendly welcome when we arrived and throughout our stay. The rooms are very clean and spacious. The place is a short distance to town, easily within walking distance with a lovely walk through the Meadows. Would recommend staying here.

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed at 15 merchiston gardens for 2 nights visiting family. My sister and I stayed in the glenturret suite. Beautiful room and beautiful house! Lovely people really helpful and welcoming cant recommend this highly enough! Would definitely use again!

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Office E, Public Relations Manager at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you wonderful review, we really appreciate the time you have taken to do so. We are very pleased to find that you and your family liked our home, we take pride in the old decor and period style and are happy you enjoyed it also. I am also very glad to hear our staff were... More 

Dollar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here for three nights whilst visiting family. Enjoyed my stay here. Nice continental breakfast which you choose the night before and it is delivered to your door with a cheery 'Good Morning'. Very comfortable room. Excellent value for money.

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Office E, Receptionist at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate the time you have taken to write a review and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay at our home. Hope to see you again, all the very best! More 

Cuges-les-Pins, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

3 nights there with a couple of friends for this very nice B&B, very quiet, easy connexion to the city center, perfect wifi. We felt sometimes like in "Harry Potter" very quiet house. The 2 rooms we have seen with simpathetic views on typical backside garden

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Office E, Receptionist at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We can see what you mean when you say it gives you a happy potter vibe, it is a lovely example of a Victorian terrace house with architecture just like in Harry Potter. The reason for this is that J.K Rowling, author of Harry Potter... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We made a booking for four nights at Merchiston Gardens through booking.com several weeks in advance of travel and were all set to travel up by plane to Edinburgh then got a phone call the day before travel from the owner saying that she had to cancel our booking. She claimed that she had tried to contact us by phone,... More 

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Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed here for a total of 6 nights with a 2 night break in the middle while we went on a tour. We found this place lovely and very homely. This is not a hotel it is a family home so anyone looking for glitz and glamour look in the city. It is located in a quiet street and... More 

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London, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

15 Merchiston Gardens is a bit of a conundrum, to be honest. For a bit of context, we travelled as a couple for a long weekend at the Fringe during mid-August, staying for a total of four nights. After struggling to find available rooms in the city, we stumbled upon this place via an agent website. At £139 per night... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My wife and I had a lovely 2 day stay at 15 Merchiston Gardens in Edinburgh. We were made very welcome and our accommodation was excellent. The renovated Victorian house has large comfortable rooms and the laid back atmosphere was very welcome. The residence is within a easy 25 minute stroll of central Edinburgh and there are several good restaurants... More 

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