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Auld Reekie Guest House

16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #88 of 441 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Blackpool
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This guesthouse is in a good location outside city center. Bus stops are close by and fairly easy to figure out, especially with Rhona's help. A 24hr pass is 3.50E. We had a good size queen room with a comfy bed and modern bath. Good breakfast. Absolutely no complaints. Rhona is a wealth of info on the city and Mayfield... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Third time we visited Rhona, this time we brought our parents. Again a warm welcome, superbe breakfast, impeccable rooms, my parents loved it! What a great way to visit Edinburgh, only a few minuted by bus to all the beautiful sites of Edinburgh! Oh and the bus stops every 5 minutes.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I stayed there one night with my partner and my mum. The landlady is extremely friendly and helpful. Cooked breakfast was tasty and plentiful. We stayed in a large room with one double and two singles. The bed were comfy but found the rooms dirty in places. The location was convenient as on the bus routes straight to city centre.

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Rhona M, Owner at Auld Reekie Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Christiel88 Having read your review dated 18th April 2014 - I tried to find out when you stayed at Auld Reekie GH and went all the way back to November 2013 and found a 1 night booking for the large family room with 3 persons staying in the room which I assume was your party. Regarding your comment on... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Looking back I see I reviewed the Auld Reekie in 2008. I thought it's about time that I updated. I am happy to say that the Auld Reekie is as great as ever! It is immaculately maintained and spotlessly clean. The breakfasts are still cooked to individual specification. This time I tried the scrambled egg with smoked salmon one morning... More

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights over New Year, very comfortable, clean. & warm, nice walk into old part, castle & Princess Street, Rhona & Brian are very welcoming, friendly & helpful, would highly recommend. Brian & Julie.

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Address: 16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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