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Auld Reekie Guest House

4.0 of 5 16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
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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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chatting to Rhona on Friday morning I realised that I have been staying in the Auld Reekie Guest House since 1998! Rhona and Brian have always maintained a very high standard - the rooms are spotless, nicely furnished and the beds are extremely comfortable. There are generous quantities of tea and coffee on the hospitality tray and good quality toileteries... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon arriving, we were greeted by the very friendly and chatty Rhona who made us feel very welcome. We were handed our key and told the WiFi Code almost right away. Breakfast was arranged at the civilised time of 8:45 9:15 ish ("People don't get up!" said Rhona). The room was spotless, comfy and simply decorated, which is perfect for... More 

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The owner/manager Rhona is very sweet and welcoming, calls you "my darling" when you arrive and offers you tea. Asks you about anything you need and is very helpful. Gives you good directions and tells you how to reach the city centre (Bus No. 7), where to get off, the fare, etc. It's a quick bus ride to the restaurants,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We loved every moment of our stay at the Auld Reekie. There are lots of lovely touches in the rooms and Rhona is really friendly and helpful. Our 1year old really enjoyed his experience too and loved Rhona! Nothing was too much trouble even heating up milk for our little boy's breakfast. We would defiantly come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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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Geneva, Switzerland
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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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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150 reviews 150 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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Address: 16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Reekie Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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