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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   23 Mayfield Gardens | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #4 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

23 Mayfield has been beautifully restored with spacious dining and lounge areas. Our room was tastefully furnished and had a big, comfortable bed. Ross, our host, was very welcoming, helpful and efficient. He even managed to smile when I has to wake him up at 1 am. The breakfasts were superb. The pancakes were delicious, light yet firm and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter and I stayed here during the Fringe Festival (crazy good time to go!) for 4 nights and fell in love with the place. Ross was welcoming and helpful in all our questions being first time visitors. The rooms are spacious and beautifully done and offer a great place to relax when you need to. Breakfast was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There has been no expense spared in the restoration of 23 Mayfield and Ross should take a bow for his attention to detail! The decor is superb! Our room contained a huge Mahogany Four Poster Bed, Large Flat Screen TV and the Bathroom contained a Waterfall Shower. The Breakfasts are amazing with choices including Scottish Delights such as Porridge with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect marriage of tradition and 21st century comfort, 23 Mayfield is a superbly managed and most welcoming accommodation. Indeed, it makes for a truly memorable stay in the capital of Edinburgh. A stay at 23 Mayfield situates the traveler in the smart, attractive confines of a late 19th century home. Among the eight or so rooms is number four... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thus us a great choice to visit the city, they have parking right at the house, you can either walk to the attractions in 10 to 15 min of take the bus at the doorstep 5 minutes The house is very beautiful and the food and service are amazing, breakfast was delicious. Room are beautiful and full of nice details.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I visit 23 Mayfield I am impressed to see that Ross and his wife maintain the high standards they have set themselves. Super convenient for buses. Clean and comfortable, well-appointed rooms and a superb breakfast offering. Far superior to the pricey and often noisy city centre hotels.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at 23 Mayfield for three nights in May 2014. We had an incredible stay. From the warm greeting of Ross's Mom when we arrived to the amazing breakfasts to Ross's fabulous hospitality. The location is perfect. It is a bit away from the noise and hustle of the main attractions of Edinburgh but close enough... More

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back from a long weekend - absolutely excellent stay. Rooms are extremely comfortable, breakfast was excellent, honesty bar is well stocked and priced. The location is brilliant - easy to reach from the ring road, on a major bus route into the city centre - all in all the perfect guest house

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ross is so fun. He will welcome you, answer all your questions, serve you great food and include his great sense of humor with it all. 23 Mayfield is beautiful. My room had rich wood and antique art and furniture. I will be back.

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Hampton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always stay at this B&B when I visit Edinburgh. One of the great features for the B&B is Ross and his staff. The food is always spectacular and the accommodation is fantastic. I like to walk, so I don't have any problems walking into town from the B&B. Lots of shops and restaurants along the way too. Make this... More

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Address: 23 Mayfield Gardens | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Hotel Class:5 star — 23 Mayfield 5*
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23 Mayfield is a 5 Star Boutique Guest House built in 1868 in the Victorian era, situated just over one mile from the Royal Mile, on the main bus route into Edinburgh city centre. The guest house offers easy access to many places of interest such as Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Parliament and Princes Street, which are all within a one mile radius. We have free residents parking, Club room, Hot Tub, Garden, free Wifi, all rooms newly refurbished and are en-suite. ... more   less 
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