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11 Nelson Street

11 Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LF, Scotland
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11 Nelson Street
Ranked #134 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Shields
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed over for 2 nights in November and found the location to be spot on. It was within a 10-15min walk of all the sights and locations of Edinburgh and only 5mins from a bus stop to the Zoo. The entrance lobby with the dome window above is magnificent and the place had a real homely feel. We felt... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We needed a last minute room for just one night, and Ingsay was able to accommodate us. It was like staying in a family home, full of books, flowers, and antiques. The room was large, with shuttered window looking out over rooftops with the Firth of Forth in the distance. The location is wonderful, in the heart of New Town... More

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Up more than 55 steps, but comfortable rooms in elegant flat in New Town area of Edinburgh. Location is perfect for exploring the city and has good pubs (the Cumberland, for example) and restaurants within walking distance.

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Llano, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My friend and I had the great pleasure of staying at the home of Ingsay Balfour at #11 Nelson Street in August 2013. The green room (where we first stayed) had very comfy single beds, night stands & reading lights, a tea table with in-room tea & coffee, a wardrobe for hanging clothing, a gas fireplace, a desk chock full... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We spent four nights at 11 Nelson Street at the end of July. We found the B & B most welcoming, clean and tidy. Breakie was excellent especially the yoghurt, muesli, fruit, oh and the jams. Ingsay was a great hostess and her recommendations for places to see, and other venues were spot on. For some there are a couple... More

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Turin, Italy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I was in it for 2 nights, on 7 and 8 july 2013 with my family. The owner, Mrs. Ingsay Balfour, was really kind and helped us a lot. She bought my to a free parking to leave my car. Otherwise, it is necessary to pay for parking, apart on sunday. The room and the bethroom were really clean. Also... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We arrived and saw the steps to the front door and thought - oh that is not so bad. We knocked on the door increasingly loudly and then decided to ring both bells on the left, as I couldn't read the names. Bill answered and told us to push the front door and come on up. Ah, now we saw... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We stayed at Number 11 for two nights in late November. The house was beautiful, perched at the top of the victorian era buildings in New Town. It was an easy walk to places for dinner and to Old Town. The hosts were the 'leave you to your day' type rather than 'stay and chat' - which was fine by... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

11 Nelson St. is on a great location to explore Edinburgh. 15 minute walk to the Royal Mile. Our room was very large and comfortable. It is a 3 flight walk up the stairs to get to the apartment but worth the treck. Our hostess Ingsay was very helpful She got us a cab to the airport at 6:15am. THe... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We stayed for five days with our daughter and enjoyed a lovely stay with people that felt like old friends. I can't say enough about our host gracious welcome and the condition of our rooms. If you are looking for a quiet hamlet, just steps from all the attractions of the city...this is your place!

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Address: 11 Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LF, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
11 Nelson Street Edinburgh, Scotland

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