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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 #204 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a general disappointment when you walked into the Hotel, the smell was of bins, no fresh towels were offered, and to top of the disappointing stay they've took to much money out my account and when ringing up about it they were VERY un helpful, don't take anything the staff say as trustworthy. I'm still waiting for my money.

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

This is a very good Hotel. Lots of stairs but it is an old building. Our room was very good - nice Bathroom and very quiet. The staff are very good and the breakfast menu was also good. We enjoyed our stay as it was very close to all places we wanted to visit by walking. Also near to very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

As previous reviewers have said, this is a utilitarian hotel. It worked for us. The location is great: next to the tram line to the airport, a short walk from the National Gallery of Scotland, the Castle etc, and also an easy walk from Waverley Station. There are a lot of stairs but we didn't mind. The hotel starts on... More

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is not a fancy hotel. It feels utilitarian - our room (#1) was unadorned and had a view of the alley way. Having said that, it was clean and located in the heart of "New Town" of Edinburgh. Oh, and the morning breakfast offerings were robust - god for starting off a day of walking through this lovely old... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Has a lot of stairs, not handicapped accessible Central location but, no long term parking nearby Breakfast was good Hotel was clean Staff were good, but felt very impersonal Because of the location there is a lot of street noise and during the night a sound (like a telephone ring) kept happening, wondering if it was the front door access,... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I stayed here in 2005 and liked it well enough then, so decided to stay again with my husband in October 2014. Our room was large with comfortable beds. The bathroom was a decent size (oddly thought with a blue light in the shower) and we had good water temperature and pressure. Yes, there are a lot of stairs (no... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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 September 3, 2014

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
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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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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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