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The Guest Room

31a Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
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The Guest Room
Ranked #32 of 441 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at The Guest Room during our visit to Edinburgh for 5 nights in mid-April. It is located in a very nice neighborhood in Newtown, convenient by walking or bus to everything one would want to see and do. We couldn't have been more pleased. Fergus and Katrina are superb hosts who made us feel like we were staying... More

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My partner and I spent three days at The Guest Room a couple of weeks ago. It was absolutely splendid! Close to the old city centre yet quiet and relaxed. The amenities were excellent, and the breakfast each morning was fresh and wholesome. If you're travelling to Edinburgh anytime soon, I highly recommend Katrina's and Fergus' B&B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Fergus, Katrina and the boys are the perfect hosts! Warm, friendly, welcoming...just lovely! Nothing is too much trouble! The breakfast comes on a tray to your room (we were still in bed!!!), everything delicious with every detail taken care of. This is a healthy option breakfast, not a sausage or bacon in sight, but homemade brown toast, freshly squeezed Oj... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed at The Guest Room for three nights in mid-March. We absolutely loved our stay! Fergus was such a gracious and wonderful host. He had such a fun personality. Both my husband and I truly enjoyed our daily conversations with him. We were unfortunately unable to meet Katrina as she was away that weekend, but my... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We were staying at The Guest Room for five nights. When we arrived we were warmly welcomed by the family and showed to our room which has its own separate entrance and is one level below the family's apartment. The room itself was charming and tidy and delivered such a mood of comfort we instantly felt at home. This overall... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Stayed here for two nights as we had a friend's wedding on the Sunday. We stayed in the room with its own entrance. The room is beautifully decorated and has the comfiest bed. Everything was clean, fresh and pretty. I was also chuffed to find one of my favourite books on the bookshelf. Katrina and Fergus give us such a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The room I stayed in for 4 nights is well equipped with comfortable bedding and linen, furniture is tasteful and functional, there is even a proper fold out desk for paper work, en suite has a strong shower and towel warmer, separate private entrance, no street or car noise, and yet only 10 minutes from the city centre. The highlight... More

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Address: 31a Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Guest Room Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Guest Room B&B is situated right in the centre of Edinburgh's historic New Town of Edinburgh. Just a few minutes walk from art galleries, shops, restaurants and historic sites, it is the perfect and peaceful location from which to explore Edinburgh. The Courtyard Guest Room has its own private entrance, and is nestled at the end of a pretty courtyard, offering quiet and comfortable accommodation with en-suite facilities and a super kingsize bed/twin. The Guest Room overlooking the Courtyard is a large and airy double bedroom found at the end of your own private hallway, with private shower room. The large double sofa is the ideal place to relax with a cup of tea after a busy day exploring the city. Our meusli is homemade as is our bread and Fergus makes the best porridge - try it with maple syrup and blueberries. Breakfast is delivered to your room at a time that suits you. You will be looked after very well - we promise! ... more   less 
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