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Barony House

20 Mayfield Gardens | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
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Ranked #72 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here on a recent short break. Barony House is ideally situated for several bus routes into both the Old and New Towns - the £3,.50 day ticket is excellent value and includes the recently introduced tram. This well appointed guest house forms part of a Victorian terrace and has many of the original features. Breakfast is... More

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New Delhi, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Barony House BnB in Newington, Edinburgh, turned out to be the best surprise of our visit last week. Easily approachable with frequent buses from the Town Centre, Barony has a limited number of en-suite rooms and advance booking is necessary. Our first floor room overlooking the lawn, was spotlessly maintained, quiet and carpeted for a cozy stay. Barony's breakfasts are... More

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happyhomeEdinburgh, Owner at Barony House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. When our guests are happy it makes all the hard work worthwhile. More

Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We spent three great days/nights at Barony House. Although our room wasn't en suit (we booked this room so it was our choice) everything was just perfect, clean house, helpful stuff, delicious breakfast, the location of the hotel ... Thank you, greetings from the Czech Republic, Katerina

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happyhomeEdinburgh, Manager at Barony House, responded to this review

Dear Katerina, We all would like to thank you very much for such a nice review, it is always our pleasure to do all we can in order to have happy customer. Hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back at the Barony House. Greetings form Scotland Fernando M Manager More

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Very nice place, great breakfast, lovely helpful owners, short enough walk into the city. We stayed for a weekend and would really recommend Barony House if you want a peaceful place to stay. No complaints!

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happyhomeEdinburgh, Manager at Barony House, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, Thank you very much for choosing the Barony House for your stay in Edinburgh, it was our pleasure to have you here as a customer and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes Fernando M Manager More

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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a super weekend break in Edinburgh and made a good choice in staying at Barony House. Our room was spacious, warm, tastefully decorated and very clean. We overlooked the rear garden which was such a joy, with various shrubs bursting with colour. We enjoyed a full cooked Scottish breakfast, porridge, toast, yoghurt... More

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Windsor, Colorado
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18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Stayed three days at the Barony House. The location is great, you can walk to the city center. Sue and Leo are great hosts and are willing to answer questions and provide suggestions for your visit. They are knowledgeable regarding tours. how to save money, the bus routes and locat restaurants. Comfortable and extremely clean. A complete breakfast. A great... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I booked a room in this B&B for valentines weekend with my partner for a long weekend away. The booking was straight forward and they provided easy directions for getting there. Upon arrival we were greeted quickly and showed to our room. The room was very clean, spacious and has plenty of room to hang your clothes. It was warm... More

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Ashton Under Lyne
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

As a regular user of hotels around the company, my wife and I stayed with Leo and Sue for the Hogmanay celebrations in December 2013. the service, hospitality and warmth shown by this lovely couple was priceless, I mean a birthday gift for my wife you would never imagine this. A superb 11/10 experience, A warm cosy home with an... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We stayed for one night here in Dec 2013. The hotel is located on the main road and is close to the city centre. As the sign-board was not very prominent, we had to drive along the road a couple of times before we found it. The service was excellent. We received a call from them in advance to confirm... More

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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Very comfortable bed, and everything that you could possibly need had been thought of. Very clean, and very quiet indeed, although it is not far from the city centre. We parked outside for free, because we arrived Friday after 6pm, and left Sunday, and just used the bus services which are very good. The breakfast was first class, and served... More

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Address: 20 Mayfield Gardens | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Barony House is a lovely Victorian terraced villa, retaining its traditional appearance with some wonderful original cornice work and elegant high ceiling rooms. It is located on a main bus route and easily allows guests to access the city in 10 minutes. Leo and Susie have been looking after guests in Edinburgh for more than 20 years and their warm welcome excellent service and delicious home cooked breakfast bring people back again and again from all over the world.  ... more   less 
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