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International Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   37 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #248 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and welcoming host and clean room, but not a four-star hotel at all. A nice two stars would be more appropriate. The mattress was very uncomfortable because of the springs in it (in 2014?...seriously). The hotel is a bit far away from the city centre but there are lots of buses coming and going. Mixed feelings, but not bad... More

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Brasilia, DF
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

When we started looking for place to stay in Edinburgh, we noticed hotels were expensive, so we decided to stay at this guest house. It was much better than I expected!! Well located, it is 2 to 5 minuets from central Edinburgh, there are buses almost every minute and a day ticket with unlimited rides on buses cost only 3,50... More

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Churchill, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights last week. It was perfectly situated for getting into the city by bus. Hosts friendly and helpful - and I am extremely grateful to them for posting on clothes that I stupidly left in my room!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Had an enjoyable stay here - stayed here 2 nights for a christening and was very convenient. The breakfast was very nice and you could choice what you wanted. The hotel was not very far away from the local bus route so this was handy when going back to the airport. Would definetly stay here again!

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I stayed for 2 nights while visiting my son,it was the cheapest I could find within reach of the city centre so I was not sure what I would find. What I found was a warm welcome,a comfortable clean room and an acceptable(if small) breakfast.OK the decor was not really to my taste,but that is a minor consideration and it... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Spent a week here while I was working and it was everything I needed - warm, clean, very welcoming, nice to come back to at the end of the day. Straight road into town - an easy 15 minute walk or there was a very frequent bus from the stop just across the road. Would definately stay here again next... More

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I had booked this hotel for myself and my teenager daughter BEFORE reading any reviews on Tripadvisor. I made the mistake of reading them the night before we were due to go and I must confess was seriously thinking of trying to get out of the booking. However I am so pleased that I didn't. We were greeted by a... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I booked this B&B on line, I read the reviews, good and bad. Was a little nervous after reading a bad review about the breakfast, or lack of it if we missed the time slot. This B&B was so easy to find off the ring road, good half hour walk in to the city, but one road, very easy, we... More

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milano
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I have been stayed at the International Guest House for ca. 10 days in August. I appreciated it, I feel like at home. It is a very nice building 15- 20 minutes walk from the city centre. I liked this walk every morning! In any case there is the bus stop in front of the guest house, and in10 min.... More

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Paisley
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We were in Edinburgh for one night unexpectedly and found this place in Mayfield Gardens which has a large selection of B&B's on offer. Having viewed a couple of them we settled on the International Guest House as we were offered a large room on the first floor. The owner's first language is not english and we had a little... More

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Address: 37 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — International Guest House 4*
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