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Kingsway Guest House

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5 East Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kingsway is a lovely 100-year-old B&B, run by very personable and helpful hosts. They assisted with suggestions on sites to see, public bus transportation, and nearby restaurants. Breakfast was excellent. The room was very comfortable, and the shower larger than in many B&Bs. The breakfast room was very pleasant. This accommodation is a great place from which to access the... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a couple of nights and Lizzie and Gary kindly let us stretch our stay by arriving early and leaving our car in their park until late on our last day - much appreciated. We have stayed a couple of times before and it is a reasonable walk to the city centre or there are plenty of buses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I paid a fleeting visit to Kingsway, wish we could have stayed longer, we will next time you can be sure. It is a lovely cosy place, nice clean rooms and an amazing breakfast which set us up for a good walk round the city to take in the sights. We didn't get to meet Gary but... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in August 2015. The owners were super nice. We got there after hours so they left us keys in a lock box. Room was clean, comfortable bed, suggestions on places to eat...we had to take breakfast the next day "to go". Lizzie was kind enough to pack everything up for us to take to the airport.... More 

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently returned to Canada after nearly two weeks in Scotland. During our stay in Edinburgh, we stayed at Kingsway. This B&B is excellent. The B&B offered off-street parking and kept our bags for a few hours after we arrived early from our overseas flight so we could tour the city that morning. The B&B is cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at this lovely B&B for the second time a couple weeks ago and we had to write a review regarding how satisfied we were! First of all, we surprisingly received the same room that I stayed in four years ago and noticed that the room had been tastefully refurbished. The bathroom was brand new with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was there in July for 4 nights and not one complaint. Breakfast could not get better and I love to eat. Rooms were nice and clean and the house has original character with but all needed upgrades and great views. Owners and staff are very helpful with my stay and travels, biking taxis or car, local map of great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My partner and I stayed here in April 2015 -- the location is excellent, close to buses into the city, and also very easy for going out to Rosslyn. However, the walk to the city is not too long either, and it's very well located for Arthur's Seat. The service is excellent -- friendly and plenty of recommendations for places... More 

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Alton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Kingsway is in a side-street (so not noisy) about 1.5 miles south of the Royal Mile and other Edinburgh sites. So a long walk, but the buses are very frequent and cost £3 return. Gary and Lizzie are friendly and do a variety of breakfasts including pancakes with bacon and maple syrup - scrumptious ! The only negative was that... More 

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Cary, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Chose the Kingsway as suggested by Rick Steve's and very happy we did. We had a third floor room with lots of natural light, including a skylight in the very modern bathroom. Lizzy and Gary were nice enough to let us leave our luggage since we arrived quite early...they are lovely hosts who are more than happy to answer all... More 

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