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Sherwood Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   42 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #45 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews 73 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Sherwood Guest House for 4 nights at the beginning of September. It was our first Bed & Breakfast experience and it was wonderful! The B&B is located on a main street, about a 20-25 minute walk from the Royal Mile, and 30 mins to the Edinburgh Train Station. Very convenient, and there are... More

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

Thanks guys. please come back anytime and send your friends. It was lovely yo have you staying with us. Susan & Dave More

Lawrence
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

David and Susan were such amazing hosts! Warm, friendly and helpful. We stayed in the family room upstairs with three beds. The room was spacious compared to other places we stayed while on our trip to the U.K. There was a tea kettle, tea, coffee, hot chocolates, candies and bottled water in the room for us each day. The bathroom... More

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

Thanks Julie for a lovely review. Send your friends and please come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

east anglia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely greeting from Dave,answered all our questions about getting the best out of our visit to Edinburgh and visits to Glasgow for Commonwealth games.Clean room with excellent choices at breakfast time,fresh fruit,croisants ,toast galore.Hosts treated us as part of the family and Susan ended ou great stay by giving me excellent directions for a quick exit from a busy part... More

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Thank you. You were lovely to look after. Come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

To be honest, our expectations regarding the Sherwood Guest House weren't too high, but we needed an affordable place to stay and, since it was just 15-min away from the main attractions in Old and New Town, we made the reservations. Well, let me tell you that Dave and Susan, the owners, welcomed us as if we were friends they... More

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Thank you so much. please come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

Stockholm County, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Very nice guesthouse with lovely hosts. The breakfast is large and varied, with lots of fresh fruit and yogurt, which we prefer (as opposed to greasy bacon and sausages, which they don't do). Very clean. Every day you'd have fresh bottles of water, toffees and fruit on your room. Bus stop outside the door. Free guest parking. Walking distance to... More

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Thank you. Please come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As was our habit on our last European vacation, we arrived early at this guest house. Dave was very helpful in allowing us to leave our bags and check in early. The room was a good size, with fridge, microwave, kettle and plenty of closet space. Everything was clean and well kept. Breakfasts were great with plenty of options. Dave... More

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

Thanks for a lovely review. We are actually very happy that we are 1 mile from the Royal Mile. It makes for quieter evening and nights. Come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I travelled to Edinburgh with my daughter as we had tickets for one of the Commonwealth Games Athletics events but did not want to stay in Glasgow. Edinburgh was far more appealing and we chose Sherwood from the good reviews we had read. Dave and Susan could not do enough for us, Dave even gave us 'breakfast to go' on... More

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

Thanks for a lovely review. Please come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

West Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband, sister and I stayed here 1 night in July. We had twin room and it was fine, clean, nice beds, but it is a small room with barely room to walk around. We were street side but it was quiet outside. My sister had noisy people next door to her. The owners, David and Susan, were very helpful... More

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Thank you. Come back anytime. Susan & Dave More

Jerusalem, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We chose the Sherwood because it was recommended as being near the synagogue and friendly to kosher and sabbath observers. Also the hosts sounded unique and friendly. When we arrived for a week in June we found a charming, clean and cosy guest house with many extra touches added for the comfort of their guests. David and Susan were excellent... More

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

Thank you. You know we would welcome you back anytime. Take care and we'll hopefully see you sometime in the future best wishes Susan & Dave More

Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Liked the hosts Dave and Susan and they looked after us well. Room 4 is really only big enough for one single bed. It's too cramped for two singles forcing you to squeeze by the end of the beds sideways to get from one side of the room to the other. Large people would have difficulty. Room is comfortable once... More

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

Sorry it took so long to respond. Thank you for a lovely review. Our rooms are small but we do try to compensate with the contents and fittings. We are glad you enjoyed your stay overall. Susan & Dave More

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Additional Information about Sherwood Guest House

Address: 42 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sherwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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