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31a Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
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The Guest Room
Ranked #25 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Katrina & Fergus greeted us as if we were life long friends, showed us to the court yard guest room, it was self contained with a very large comfortable bed, the breakfast was superb and fueled us for the days trip into Edinburgh for its many attractions, easy to get to town from the room. We would definitely recommend this... More

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Murphy, North Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine being amongst the frenzy of the Fringe then arriving at your lodging to be greeted as if you were a close relative that dropped in for an overnight or two or three. And then after a most cordial greeting and explanation regarding your room's environs, you are asked what time you prefer breakfast delivered TO YOUR ROOM!! Get that?... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been our third year at The Guest Room in Edinburgh during the Fesitval and also our First wedding anniversary (we got married in Edinburgh last year and Katrina and Fergus were good enough to be our witnesses). If you are looking for a fabulous location in accommodation that feels like a boutique hotel - then this is the... More

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

This was our first trip to Edinburgh and having found The Guest Room, it won't be our last. Peaceful, stylish, comfortable and spotlessly clean, are just some of the adjectives I could use to describe this B&B. Edinburgh, during the Tattoo and Festival is frenetic and just a little bit crazy (although wonderful), so it was delightful to stroll back... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Guest Room whilst visiting the Edinburgh Tattoo and Fringe festival. Suffice to say this was the best B&B experience we have ever enjoyed. Katrina and Fergus have created a beautiful haven within easy walking distance of Edinburgh centre. Spacious room, stylishly decorated, with loads of personal touches and character. Great en-suite bathroom with powerful shower,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a lovely time in Edinburgh and I can only recommend The Guest Room. The location is in New Town, one block from the 27 bus line which leads right up to Prince Street and the old town. The #27 drops you off two blocks below the castle. It couldn't have been better. This is not a traditional B&B.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and enjoyed it to the full. The hosts family (incl. a lovely dog) is very inviting and caring. The upper room is large (enough space for a sofa and much more) including a hallway and small private bathroom. All nicely decorated and everything is provided. The main sights lie within walking distance and especially... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had a 3 night stay with friends (2 couples in all). The guest house is very close to the city centre (a steady 10 minutes from Waverley Street Station). Katrina and Fergus made us feel very welcome, even giving up their breakfast table so we could eat together rather than in our rooms. The rooms were very spacious and... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Our experience at the Guest Room was fantastic. The room was as pictured, cozy, VERY CLEAN, well decorated and had the most comfortable bed on our trip. The host were great, we loved meeting and speaking to the entire family. The homemade shortbread was amaze-balls and were provided everyday (this contributed to my 5lb weight gain on my trip) along... More

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Newfane, NY
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We spent 2 nights with Katrina, Fergus and the boys while visiting Edinburgh. The room was very spacious with a comfortable bed. Our hosts were extremely helpful and did all they could to make our stay a good one. The B&B is in a lovely New Town neighborhood and is within short walking distance of many great restaurants as well... More

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Address: 31a Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Also Known As:
The Guest Room Edinburgh, Scotland

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