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Auld Reekie Guest House

16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #76 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Schaumburg, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We considered the Auld Reekie Guest House to be our 'home away from home' during our stay in Edinburgh. Great room -- spotless and comfortable. Excellent cooked to order breakfast. Perfect location. Close to the city center, but far enough to avoid the noise and traffic. Bus stop was only a block away and Rhona helped us figure out the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This guesthouse is well appointed, clean and funtional. Rhona is a true character and makes you feel very welcome. Nothing is too much trouble and she is always cheerful even when busy. The breakfast is simply perfect and is cooked to order. The b and b is ideally located and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Auld Reekie Guesthouse in Edinburgh is perfect for an authentic Scottish experience. Rhona is a real character and the Guesthouse is homely and comfortable. The rooms are spotless, the bathrooms luxurious, the breakfast is delicious. Only a short hop on the bus, or low cost cab fare to the Centremake it a perfect location to avoid over inflated city... More

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Nevada, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were looking for a guest house near Edinburgh where we would not have to negotiate traffic. The tourist information center in Peebles found this for us, and it worked out beautifully. We used the city bus for our travel in and out of the city on both days; it stopped a few blocks from the house. Rhona served a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stayed at Auld Reekie as we were going to a friends wedding in Edinburgh. We certainly picked the right place to stay, We received a lovely Welcome from Rhona on arrival she made you feel like you had already met her so friendly, she gave us a key to our room and she said the room is a small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Auld Reekie is lovely! Great location, well-appointed pretty rooms, and cheerful, friendly service from Rhona and her staff. Our family room was big and comfortable, with tall ceilings and a beautiful bay window. Right on the bus line to town, but very quiet.

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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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