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Kingsway Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   5 East Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #37 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Claremont, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kingsway was recommended to us and we spent three nights there. The experience could not have been more pleasant. Their "green" business credentials were just icing on the cake. This is a wonderfully well maintained three story Victorian house. We stayed on the top floor, the stairs are steep so anyone uncomfortable with climbing stairs should ask about that, we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our reservation was not honoured, they had no record. Kingsway could not have been more helpful though and found us alternate accommodation. Though it was a bit disconcerting, all worked out well. Kingsway said this happens about once a year, we happened to be that one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lizzie and Gary were the ultimate hosts - made me feel very welcome from the start. The home cooked breakfasts were a great start to a day of sightseeing and the rooms are comfortable with original architecture throughout. The guesthouse is in a quiet neighbourhood but close to all the sights.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time I have ever stopped in Edinburgh rather than driving around it, so I think I was very lucky with my choice. Firstly, there was some free parking at the Kingsway, which made the whole process of checking in a lot less stressful. The hosts were lovely, very attentive and helpful and provided a leaflet outlining... More

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Bethesda, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room on the top floor that was very comfortable for our family of 4 (2 adults, 2 teenagers). Our room was clean and nicely decorated, and the en suite bathroom was also very good. Breakfast was tasty and satisfying. We really liked the book placed in each room providing restaurant recommendations and other local info. The directions... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exactly the kind of guesthouse I would want to create and run myself. Clean, charming and the hosts are friendly, young and helpful. Breakfast was yummy too. Location is close to transportation that will take you right to the heart of the city, but I actually walked most days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at several guest houses in Edinburgh, and this is definitely one of my favourites. Lizzie and Gary are wonderful and made me feel very welcome. The breakfast was delicious, and I loved that you can choose a daily special, so that if you are staying longer you can have a different breakfast every day. It was also... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I stayed at Kingsway for a couple of days in July. It was a great location to be based for our visit – we enjoyed the walk to the sites at Royal Mile and it very easy to take the bus when it did rain! The owners Lizzie & Gary are the perfect hosts, such sweet people and gave us... More

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Recently spent 5 nights in Edinburgh with Gary and Lizzie at Kingsway and they really helped make our stay enjoyable. Close to bus line and all major attractions. Breakfasts were great! Highly recommended!

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Address: 5 East Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsway Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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