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31a Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
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The Guest Room
Ranked #24 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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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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San Francisco, California
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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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Gottingen, Germany
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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10 hotel reviews
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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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We'd travelled from Australia for our first ever visit to Scotland and this was to be our first time in a B&B. From first email contact we knew it was going to be better than a hotel. Katrina had prompt answers to all our questions so that when we arrived there no surprises. In fact our quarters – with their... 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): $
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Guest Room Edinburgh, Scotland

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