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Castle View Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   30 Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3HT, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #180 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago, IL
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a room for 4, with our family of 4. The room was recently redone, comfortable, beautiful, and roomy. Impeccably clean! The staff was VERY friendly and helpful. This is a historic building, so there is no elevator. We were on the top floor and Magic, the staff member who checked us in, carried our bags for us!... More

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Cooperstown, New York
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was very good, with view of the castle from the sidewalk and street out front of the building. It was conveniently near a bus stop, and multiple shops and food choices within easy walking distance. The four of us women are related and we shared a large room together. Everything was clean and tidy. We really appreciated the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, there are quite a few flights of stairs -- but the convenient location, generous room size and delicious, full service breakfast makes Caste View Guest House worth that minor inconvenience. Location is ideal as it's close to a great selection of shops, restaurants and Pubs, and walking distance to Edinburgh's famous landmarks, bus transportation and train station.

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Sanford, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Comfortable room within walking distance to Edinburgh castle, the Royal Mile, the Scottish National Gallery and a myriad of shops, pubs and restaurants. Central to all there is to see in Edinburgh. A great way to begin our trip to Scotland!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed here for a long weekend, and had 2 rooms. The bathrooms were nice and modern , but 1 did have a rather large leak which led to water leaking all over the bathroom. The room itself was a decent size, but was showing signs of wear, chips in walls, and a few scrapes here and there. door was... More

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Sanford, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was the first of five hotels we stayed at on a two week vacation in Scotland. We arrived by train from Glasgow at 9:00 AM and walked the 3/4 mile from the station to the hotel. It was not a hard walk at all, even pulling two wheeled suitcases. Once we arrived at the hotel, we walked up one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We took pot luck booking our accommodation in Edinburgh and feel we hit the jack pot. We were only metres away from Rose street with all its bars and restaurants. We were within a 15 minute brisk walk to the Royal Mile or a 20-30 minute leisurely stroll. The city was easily worked out. Our room was on the top... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We loved the view and convenience to all sights, transport and food! Staff knowledgeable and very helpful. You have to be fit though to climb the stairs since no elevator. Room very spacious and bathrooms clean. We enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is a quite nice guest house with a great location. Yes, you can clearly see Edinburgh Castle from their front stoop though not from any of the rooms. The rooms (except for the singles) are quite spacious by European standards as are the private baths. The baths lack any storage or shelf space. The staff are friendly. Caveat: this... More

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

On arrival, it appears through some fault with the management (I've rechecked and the booking was sound) that they had me under the wriong name. The guy on reception said they had never heasrd of and didn't deal with the bookinhg agent, that they were full up (he had forgotten to turn off the illuminated "vacancies" sign), and all guests... More

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Address: 30 Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3HT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle View Guest House 3*
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