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B+B Edinburgh

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland (Formerly Melvin House Hotel) (Stockbridge)
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Ranked #85 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful find during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The owner was so kind and helpful and so willing to make our short stay in the area so enjoyable. I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived really lat that day, and the staff was friendly. The room was nice and clean, but I didn't know that we had to bring our own toothbrushes... The shower was a bit small, but still okay. The best part is the food, nice Scotland breakfast, had a good time. The building and decoration were beautiful. I would think... More

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Incline Village, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly friendly and helpful staff in a quaint hotel very close to the Edinburgh Castle. Clean rooms and comfortable beds and the breakfast is fantastic! Very reasonably priced for the quality! Easy walking distance to Princes Street and the royal mile.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us stayed at this B&B from 10th to 12th August 2014 as a family treat to see the sights of Edinburgh and the Tattoo. Wonderful spacious modern rooms, full wifi, very comfy large beds and all mod-cons. Nice bar and free coffee/tea/biscuits all day. What made it for us was the friendly helpfull service from the staff. They... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful little hotel, about 15 minutes walk from the centre of Edinburgh, so quiet. The rooms have a boutique feel to them -we're staying in an accessible room which is a really good size with a wet room shower. The rooms are spotlessly clean & the linens smell fab! The staff are very friendly & happy to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights during our trip to the UK. We had booked the hotel through Expedia but were unable to book for 2 nights in the same room. We decided to book a regular room for the first night and their larger room for the 2nd as we really liked the reviews we had read. When we... More

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emmacbb, Guest Relations Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience of B+B Edinburgh. Our house has many original features including the wonderful library stuffed with amazing books and guides. It is easy to stay in and soak up the quiet oasis. We are really pleased we could help with the upgrade in rooms. Please do keep in touch -... More

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

The staff are excellent and could not do enough for us. We stayed in one of the larger rooms at the rear of the hotel with a great view to the north. it was quiet and the bed was large and spacious. The breakfast was one of the best i have ever had in the hundreds of hotels i have... More

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emmacbb, Guest Relations Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you Adrian. we are really pleased you have enjoyed Value For Money with B+B Edinburgh - it is incredibly important to get this right! Regarding parking - you can park in the area surrounding the property by meter. But the best way to get to Edinburgh is by train. It is super easy to walk to us along Princes... More

Fairview Heights, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were on our honeymoon and decided a stay here would be great and we were not dissapointed. The location was amazing. Just a short walk down the road and you are on the main shopping street and along the way are all the resturants. From the main street you can start seeing the attractions in the... More

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Emma C, Guest Relations Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are truly grateful that you have taken the time to feedback and we are thrilled to mention that the 'waterworks' difficulties you experienced during your stay last year have since been remedied. The lift is still the same size (!) and is somewhat charming if a little slow. But overwhelmingly, we are delighted that we were able... More

Penrith, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We spent three nights here and would not hesitate to come back. Lots of reasons in no particular order. When dropping our bags off early the female receptionist invited us to the library to have coffee and shortbread -felt at home straight away. Our room had amazing views. The bath had lashings of hot water. The bed was sooo comfy.... More

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emmacbb, Guest Relations Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Hi Guest Thank you so much for taking time to review, it is really appreciated. It feels like you have really got into the spirit of B+B Edinburgh! There are some super eateries in Leith as well as the Royal Yacht Britannia - and yes, the walk back along the Water will bring you right to the back door of... More

Dorking, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed for one night last week and was blown away by how good this was. We were a couple with a teenage daughter and we were given a room with a double bed, a fold down double bed and a separate room with bunk beds! The room was beautifully laid out, with a partition in the middle. The view from... More

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emmacbb, Guest Relations Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to review - we are delighted to appeal to the whole family. We have attempted to 'break the mould' of the the traditional B+B experience by providing a lovely library area, business centre and bar and whilst we are not a 'hotel' , the ambience and pace is more like a hotel than... More

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Address: 3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland (Formerly Melvin House Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge
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Hotel Class:4 star — B+B Edinburgh 4*
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We are here to change the way you think about bed & breakfast.B+B Edinburgh is a stunning boutique bed & breakfast situated in a historic listed building in the heart of Edinburgh. Sensitively refurbished to the highest quality in 2011, the property offers a stylish bar where guests can relax and enjoy a range of specially selected Scottish whiskies. The library offers a cosy retreat for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet moment after a hectic day of sight-seeing. Pets are welcome. ... more   less 
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