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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   11 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #247 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
joycie15 bradford, west yorkshire
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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TADNAMA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took my partner on this trip as a romantic break before starting back to work after the summer recess. The reviews on the whole seemed to indicate quality. However, the room was dated, the shower was dangerously flowing between hot and cold, fell off the wall and struck my partners head, the bread at breakfast was mouldy, had hair... More

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bradford, west yorkshire
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was small for my husband and I. We stayed for 2 nights on 22nd and 23rd August. It was our wedding anniversary and we went to the Tattoo which we thoroughly enjoyed. The room was clean, and fresh towels replaced daily. There is a TV in the room which we rarely used as we were out all the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returning to Edinburgh for a reunion weekend and stayed at the Ben Doran. Great value for money. Beautiful Georgian house with big king bed, fluffy white towels and a great breakfast. Recommending to friends heading home. We loved it. Thanks to the staff and don't think we've been anywhere so spotless! Bus stop across the road 15 mins to city... More

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Austin, Texas
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely small guest house was just wonderful. It is a bit on the outside of busy Edinburgh, but there is a bus stop right outside the front door. Rooms are extremely clean and well appointed. Fresh towels daily and housekeeping. Full Scottish Breakfast was lovely as well. Toiletries provided were TOP NOTCH, which always Impresses me. Beautiful interior...spiral staircase,... More

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Stockton-on-Tees England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

B&B was very clean, Bedroom a nice size,comfortable bed, bathroom excellent with toiletries supplied soft fluffy towels. Breakfast had a good variety of food, which was kept hot by electrical hot plates. Buses to Princess Street right across the road. Recommended

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Have never really travelled much in the uk , needed a short break at a reasonable price . Found an advert in the magazine reveal took a chance .Very impressed pleasant greeting when we arrived , we stayed downstairs with the kingsize bed and ensuite ,very clean and spacious .Breakfast was very nice would we would go back so much... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We were welcomed by a nice member of staff, who gave us our room key and took us up two flights of lovely twisty stairs and showed us our room. The room was very homely and the bathroom was modern and very accommodating. The wallpaper was a bit olde fashioned however this seemed to add a warm touch to the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Room was cold and impersonal, as was the owner. Parking for 4 cars on the front. Breakfast was pre-cooked and left to stew in pans for the hour window that breakfast was served. The quality of the food was mediocre. Charge of £5 for WIFI. No food allowed in rooms. Unwelcoming atmosphere and couldn't check out fast enough. Vastly overpriced... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Perfectly situated for Edinburgh exploring, 10 minutes from the centre on one of the City's thousands of buses, and there is a stop outside. Very friendly manageress and manager who, even with the late check in, showed us to our room on the top floor (lots of stairs, but that adds to the ambience). Good room with basic amenities, wifi... More

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Address: 11 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ben Doran 4*
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