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Auld Reekie Guest House

16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #75 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

On Arriving at Auld Reekie guest house, we were greeted by Rhona and Brian who made us feel at home straight away. The guest house is beautiful inside and out, decorated and cleaned to an exceptionally high standard. Auld Reekie isn't far from the city at just over a mile away, but in a quieter location for having a peaceful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I stayed at the Auld Reekie Guest House for the week-end and had a great stay. The comments written by other guests correctly reflect Rhona's friendliness and warmth, as well as the logistics of staying here. I would only make two minor comments or suggestions. The heater is not on in the afternoons and comes on a quite late in... More 

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Egremont, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a great place to stay while in Edinburgh, Rhona is very friendly and welcoming, we had the biggest bed ever!!! Great size of room and en suite, really enjoyed the Scottiah cooked breakfast, Will stay again

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Glasgow, Scotland.
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

10 mins South of the city cente by bus or a 20 minute walk, Auld Reekie is in the relaxed Newington area. Our top floor room had tv, tea/coffee and an excellent shower. The place is spotless and lovely and warm too. Breakfast in the front room was very good indeed (a genuine cooked Scottish breakfast) and owner Rhona is... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed for a long weekend and thanks to our hosts we had everything we needed - great French toast for breakfast, a room large enough for us and a three-year old boy who likes to jump around and a bus stop round the corner to go to all the places we wanted to see. There's a nice Indian down... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My father and I made a short trip to Edinburgh for three days. Rhona and Brian are a very lovely couple who gave us a warm welcome on our arrival. The rooms are most comfortable and leave nothing to be desired. The breakfast comprises fruit salad, cereals, traditionally cooked Scottish breakfast and much more that keeps you going for the... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Just stayed eight nights at this lovely Guest house 10 minutes from the city centre. Rhona is a wonderful host! We came to celebrate my husband's birthday and she had a birthday banner and candle on his specially ordered haggis. She so accommodating and knows all there is to know about getting around Edinburgh. Breakfast is to die for! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We came here on our honeymoon having booked at the very last minute. We didn't know what to expect but got a stay more comfortable than any other B&B I have ever stayed in. Rhona was accommodating at all times, full of useful information and ever ready to fulfil obscure requests (like keeping some wedding cake chilled). Our room was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I spent a week-end here in June with my wife and granddaughter, the guest house was very good and Rhona the landlady was very helpful as was the other ladies taking care of us. There is a very convenient bus service minutes from the front door that takes you in and out of Edinbrough II would recommend this guest house... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great stay for 3 days in August for Festival. Friendly hosts (Rhona is great fun) and hearty breakfast. Easy access to town on foot (about a mile and a half), by bus (regular service) or taxi. I was in one of the top floor rooms which was clean comfortable and quiet. Will definately come back and would reccomend.

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Address: 16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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