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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 #198 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our accommodation in February 2014 for August. The day before we arrived they said that our room had been flooded and we needed to find alternative accommodation. Fact was that they had double booked our room and given it to someone else, who no double was prepared to pay more. When we queried the booking with the guest... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 4 (2 adults and 2 teenagers) stayed in the Castle View Guest House for 4 nights on a 3 week trip to Britain in June/July 2014. I booked there for 3 main reasons: central location, availability of large family rooms, and price. The location was excellent: close to everything, a half-block from the Princess Street Gardens and... More

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Wareham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Came to the Castle View Guest House in late July as part of a trip to Scotland to see the Commonwealth Games. Overall very impressive - breakfast was excellent (pretty much everything you could want for breakfast was made available to us) and allowed for us to switch items between the different hot breakfasts in order to suit our preferences.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Perfectly comfortable although rather small room and despite the stairs. Helpful receptionist carried my bag up the four storeys. Good breakfast although people after me had to queue. Location, just off princes st makes up for minor gripes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Burns room on the top floor; room faces Castle St. The good: -location, location, location; -the view (the Castle, of course, including fireworks during Tattoo nights) -the size of the room (a double plus 2 singles, large windows, ensuite); -breakfast cooked to order; -apparently the top floor does not hear the noise of late-night pub goers... More

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Seattle, WA
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We booked 4 nights into the Castle View Guest House 2 days before the start of Fringe. The property is on the historical register so the owners CANNOT change anything . They can't fix the HORRIBLY LOUD noise the emanates every time someone uses water in the building (e.g., flush a toilet, take a shower or even turn on the... More

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Scappoose, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was the first stop on our UK tour. It was a pretty basic room with lots of stairs, but the location can't be beat. Great view of the castle from the street, lots of shopping and pubs nearby. Room was large and bath was updated.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stayed here with my wife and our 3 children in the same room for 3 nights. Although this is not my idea of an ideal stay, sleeping in the same room as the kids, the room was spacious enough to accomodate us quite well. The room was clean, which is basically all I expect. The breakfast is ok......basic but nice,... More

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The hotel was very comfortable and superbly located. Good facilities, good choices for breakfast, the staff were very helpful and most accommodating of our unexpectedly late arrival. There are a LOT of stairs and no lift. We were prepared for this and in any case had minimal luggage but this could be an important consideration so be warned. Did not... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had a room on the reception floor facing the front, room 2. We are a family of 4 and have 2 children and stayed Fri-Mon. The room seemed comfortable enough in size but a little tired, but not really an issue as we anticipated spending all day outside and just putting our heads down here for a good nights... 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*
Number of rooms: 8
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