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International Guest House

37 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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International Guest House
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Ranked #260 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014
Gillian T Stockport, United Kingdom
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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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Salford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very old decor and furniture, too many flowery things. Wool blankets? Duvets are much more comfortable these days. No toiletries which are the norm in most places when going for a break away. Need proper sized mugs for a decent brew........ Little China cups....... Gone in 2 mouthfuls. TIP if you are room only and want a lie in, room... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Not luxurious, not cheap and not particularly clean. The owners and staff were distinctly un-friendly. The location was a little further out that I expected too. I think we will stay elsewhere next time we visit Edinburgh.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I went with a group of seven and felt I was robbed blind. Since being widowed four years ago I've got used to single supplements but this one was the dearest ever. I was charged for eight breakfasts over four days but only had three, as did the couples in our group.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is out of the city centre but on a great bus route which took ten minutes. It is very traditional with high moulded ceilings and flowery wallpaper and bedding. We had a massive room. The breakfast was great and the owners were very sweet and accommodating. Modern TV, tea and coffee and wifi. There were 7 of us... More 

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Bellinzona, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

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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28 helpful votes 28 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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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 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
49 helpful votes 49 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
12 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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