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The Edinburgh Townhouse

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   38 Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland (Formerly Castle Guest House) (West End)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the title suggests this place is mostly about the location which is without compare. If you want to be central in Edinburgh but not spend a lot of money this is your place. The VERY friendly young man on reception even came down the multiple stairs to help a couple of middle aged old biddies carry up their bags.... More

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Podebrady, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean and cosy rooms, we had even view of the Edinburgh Castle from our window. The rooms are on the 4th floor (reception on the 3rd) and there's no lift in the building, so don't take too heavy luggage with you. ;) therefore not suitable for people with lowered mobility. The staff was exteremely nice and helpful and although we... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just stayed here for two nights, its a quaint hotel that does exactly what it says on the tin. Its clean and tidy and great service. You have to email in advance to leave bags before check in time which isnt a issue. We didnt notice this until we was travelling there but there is someone around from 8am til... More

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost to hear your opinion of us. Thank you for bringing the shower attachment to our attention and is now fully fixed We hope to see you again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The portier Rick was extremely nice and helpful. The location is unbeatable. A house like that built in the late 1800:s it was very well kept. I will definitely recommend this establishment to everyone. We had a lovely time. Take good care of Rick!! he is a good chap. BR Magnus, Magnus & Peter Tips for other travellers Cambridge Bar... More

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost especially Rick to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House More

Denbigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent & very friendly, helpful staff. Spotlessly clean, comfortable with tea/coffee facilities, plus towels & shower gels. Lots of stairs but not a problem as it tells you that in the advert from them for any one who would have problems. Very central with plenty of places to eat. We found Weather Spoons excellent value. The Castle, Palace & Royal... More

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and also glad to hear you really enjoyed the attractions Edinburgh has to offer, it really gave us all a big boost to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a single room for one night (on business). The room was small and basic, but spotlessly clean and very comfortable; and the hotel is in a great location in the New Town. The receptionist at the front desk (I've forgotten his name, I'm afraid) was extremely welcoming and helpful. I would stay here again.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House More

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there 3 nights as we toured Edinburgh. Tod was wonderful and extremely helpful. The location was perfect. The room was smaller than American rooms but that added to the ambiance. For the money, you can't be the location. The only drawback would be the stairs to get to the rooms but the porter helped with the luggage.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost especially Tod, to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House More

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the door step you can see Edinburgh Castle. Rose street lined with bars and restaurants in less than 1/2 block away. Old town and the royal mile, all less than 10 minutes away on foot. The room was itty bitty, so much so that I never could unpack my suitcase (there was no where to put my stuff), but... More

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House More

Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy this wee but cosy and clean hotel in the New Town, with a wondeful view of the Castle from the outside. Strenghts: great staff, cleanliness, value for money, strategic location Weaknesses: two floor of stairs (but the staff take your luggage!), a background noise in the night audible from the single room (maybe something from outside) but not from... More

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and it really gave us all a big boost to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House More

Norfolk
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good position room needs updating as looks old fashioned stairs could be a problem for some people lift not available but porter is more than willing to help with luggage. Nice and quiet as away from traffic and we were on third floor.

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edinburghtown10, Manager at The Edinburgh Townhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. The amount of stairs are clearly stated on our website but I am glad to hear the porter always available to help. We appreciate the feedback about the rooms and are continually updating them throughout the year. We are glad you enjoyed your overall stay at the Edinburgh... More

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Address: 38 Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland (Formerly Castle Guest House)
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Edinburgh Townhouse 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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