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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 #35 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Idaho, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Kingsway. The breakfast was excellent. The room was well appointed and cleaned to a high standard. The wifi had good signal strength and was free. Within a short distance, on foot, there was an extensive choice of restaurants. We tried both Hanedans the Turkish restaurant and Cafe Casis the French... More

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Guest House was easily the best place we stayed in during our recent driving tour of Scotland. It was only a 15-20 minute walk into the Royal Mile, however the bus service was excellent if you didn’t fancy the walk. A bonus to being just off the main street was that it was very quiet at night. It was... More

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Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...and a comfy room to boot! This B&B is a bit of a walk (20-30 minutes) from the center of town, but very close to a bus line. Many good restaurants very close. Our room was not small, but not big either; it was adequate, comfortable, and attractively decorated. Besides the Full Scottish Breakfast, we were offered a special of... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was lovely, I was greeted at the door and got help with the bags up to the room. The host was great, he gave us tips and a hand drawn map around the house for supermarkets, cash machines, petrol station, places to eat etc. All within about 10-15 minutes walk away. We were also given a handy little... More

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at Kingsway for 3 nights. We chose this b & b on the strength of Rick Steves' recommendation as well as other TA reviews. Lizzie met us and got us situated in our room, which was up just one flight of stairs and roomy and comfortable. She gave us some information about Edinburgh and answered... More

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

Spent a city break in Edinburgh for a few days with my girlfriend staying at Kingsway house at Easter. Lizzie was really friendly and went above and beyond to make sure we had a great stay! Would recommend to anyone! Thank you very much.

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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights in May for my wifes birthday. It was a wise choice as the room was spacious and had a modern, clean, bathroom with large shower enclosure. Quality touches such as the internet radios and unlimited supply of excellent quality shampoo and shower soap make all the difference. Breakfast was treat, especially the Eggs Royale with... More

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Bielefeld, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay of 4 nights, had very good breakfast with good and daily changing specials, and a really enjoyable host family. Quiet, and yet close to perfect bus connections into downtown. Definitely a place to visit again!

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to stay in Edinburgh. Gary and Lizzie made sure that we had a truly memorable stay in this beautiful city. The room that my wife and I stayed in was large and clean – the showers had great water pressure (this is really important for me). In addition to a delicious standard Scottish breakfast, they offered... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Lizzie and her husband are super nice. They had our room available for us even though we arrived very early in the morning. We took the airlink bus from the airport to the Waverly bridge and then took a taxi to the B&B. The tax cost about 6 pounds. The room was pretty we stayed on the 3rd floor both... More

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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*
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Kingsway Guest House is a popular AA four star gold rated guest house offering the warmest of Scottish hospitality just one mile from Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile. Our stylish guest rooms are all recently refurbished and our freshly cooked Scottish breakfasts with daily specials have won an AA breakfast award in 2014. Rooms offer comfortable beds with individually pocket sprung mattresses, fluffy towels, TV/DVD, internet radio, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer. All have en-suite shower rooms, apart from our one standard room which has private facilities next to the room, not shared. We offer our guests information to help enjoy their visit to Edinburgh, complementary high speed wifi and also use of our private off street car park. There is an excellent selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs within 5 - 10 minutes walk of the guest house. You can find more details and useful information about Edinburgh's sights and events on the KingswayGuestHouse FB page and also follow us on twitter KingswayEdin. ... more   less 
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