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4.0 of 5 Inn   |   11 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #248 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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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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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a week while in Scotland. I must say that the accommodation is impeccably clean, the staff are very kind, helpful and friendly. I just found I generally prefer more modern accommodation. It is purely personal preference. Truly, the guest house is clean, comfortable, and the staff are lovely.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Warm welcome on our arrival. Extremely clean throughout. Bed was lovely and comfy. The room was on the small size, as was the bathroom. The shower is dated with a very small shower head. However the towels were soft, good quality and changed daily. Another disappointment with the room was the lack of a full length mirror, you had to... More

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely clean and bus stop outside - 7 minutes to downtown. I attended during the Fringe Festival even though there was a shared bathroom I would return again; landlord & staff helpful, only concern were the breakfast sausages "what were they?" but besides that a good breakfast.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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
1 review
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Address: 11 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Hotel Class:4 star — Ben Doran 4*
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