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Sherwood Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
42 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
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Ranked #51 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had an amazing few days in Edinburgh!! Especially because of where we stayed, Vivienne was so very helpful, lovely lady, nothing was too much trouble!! Our room was clean and tidy, breakfast selection was brilliant, would definetly recommend!! Bethan

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you. Hope to see you again next year. More 

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27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well located and carefully decorated. Vivienne is a fantastic host. She is also very entertaining and gave me a good overview of what to do in this gorgeous city. The continental breakfast has good variety. The room has more perks than a 4 star hotel! I will stay longer next time!!

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I look forward to welcoming you again. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights. Had a wonderful time. Vivienne is very helpful and friendly! Everything was perfect. Tea and coffee in the room. Also a microwave and fridge. Breakfast was very good! Room was very clean. 20-25 minute walk to the city centre and also a bus stop next to the b&b. The room was small, but we did... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with my 11 week old baby for 3 nights as I was visiting a friend and her newborn. Vivienne was friendly, funny and forthright from the get go! She was very helpful finding me something to eat for breakfast (I had dietary restrictions) and was always warm and friendly. The room itself was clean, comfy and had... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Your welcome and thank you for your kind words. It was lovely to meet you and your daughter and hope to see you next time you visit Edinburgh. More 

Churchill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed with our 14 year old daughter so we had a triple which had plenty of room. Great location to walk to near by eatries and a bit further to the shopping on Royale mile. Vivianne the new owner made is feel so welcome even going as far as supplying our daughter a chocolate milk straw when she finally sat... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Your welcome and thank you for your kind words. Hope to see you all again next time you visit Scotland More 

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43 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This B & B was charming - we had the room with the private bathroom in the hall and it was great. The breakfast was wonderful.. Vivian was so accommodating with any request. She is the new owner and she wears that pride of this place with her ear to ear smile. It was a, easy 15 minute walk to... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope to see you again on your next visit to Scotland More 

Dublin, Ireland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

I'm just back from Edinburgh after a weekend visit for my birthday with my niece.To say its average is being nice.The place was clean & tidy I'll give it that much credit.Breakfast is between 8 & 9 which I think is very early,even if it was extended til 10 that would help a lot.The twin bedroom where we stayed was... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Thank you so much to Vivienne for making our stay in Edinburgh so wonderful. She is the new owner of this lovely B&B, and she was so welcoming and accommodating. We really enjoyed chatting with her and appreciated that she went above and beyond to make us comfortable. The room was very nice and cleaned every day. Little goodies in... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank you for your kinds words. See you nextime your passing More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We spent 3 nights at the Sherwood with our 9 month-old baby and our 3 year old son. The place is very clean and not nosy at all. The locations is also perfect. 25 min by foot from High street but many buses just across the street; also, very close from all hiking trails in Arthurs sit. Excellent service, specially... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and thank you for your lovely words. I look forward to welcoming you next time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This guest house was a fabulous choice for 3 nights for Hogmanay! It was about a 20 minute walk into the centre but one that we enjoyed rather than taking the bus. My partner and i stayed in a double room on the first floor, small but very cosy and extremely well equipped, the little details like bottled water, sweets,... More 

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edinburghsherwood, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review. Please come back anytime as Edinburgh is lovely when the sun shines. Susan & Dave More 

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