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The Edinburgh Townhouse

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38 Castle St., Edinburgh EH2 3BN, Scotland (Formerly Castle Guest House)
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Edinburgh Townhouse is a charming dwelling in the new town in Edinburgh it is very centrally located and therefore an ideal choice if visiting the city.The welcome is warm the rooms tastefully decorated and the price of and overnight stay is very reasonable.Breakfast and Ricks was excellent We will be back!!

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Whitby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

That's how I felt having climbed all the stairs. Room acceptable, only handwash provided no shower gel or shampoo. Unsure about fire safety when reception not manned as the only way out seemed to be down the enclosed stairwell of 50 steps. Fantastic location, staff friendly. Free wi fi.

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

The Edinburgh town house is a 200 year old Georgian town house with 3 flights off stairs we can not put an elevator in due to it being a listed building . All these points are clearly stated on our web site if any one has difficuilties with stairs we advise them not to book .We are in a fantastic... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an itison deal for the hotel which was £40 for an overnight stay in the classic room for 2 people. We had contacted the hotel about leaving luguage prior to check in which was hassle free & our bags were in our room when we eventually got back to the hotel. Hotel itself is in prime location and very... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Edinburg townhouse is a small hotel in the downtown with a lot of stairs to climb. The lady who welcomed us was helpful and extremely friendly. She took the time to let us know where to go, how to go, what are the prices and to advice us for everything which we may need to know. The location of... More 

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Chula Vista, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband just left this little place this morning. The price is great considering the location near Everything you want to see in Edinburgh. We stayed on Prince's Street our last visit and payed 3 times what it cost to stay here. The rooms are tiny and basic, but super clean and the staff is very friendly. Tod made suggestions... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just had the pleasure of staying a couple of days in the Edinburgh Town House. Great location, very clean, and most of all, a very comfortable bed! Within easy walking distance of most everything that Edinburgh has to offer (which is a lot!). The nicest hosts you could hope for. I would highly recommend a stay here.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely hotel with very friendly staff and right in the middle of everything. It was very clean and excellent value. The only down side was an uncomfortable bed. This wouldn't put me off returning though. I also loved the all-in-one twisting wardrobe/mirror/cupboard/shelving unit. It was very handy, I might get one myself.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was really impressed with the Edinburgh Town House and thought the hotel was great value for money. The location was brilliant and the room we had was clean nice and welcoming. I thought the use of the bar to hang clothes was a great idea and saves space by replacing a wardrobe. I also thought the hair dryer was... More 

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is the worst hotel my husband and I have stayed in in Edinburgh. The room was extremely small and when we got out the bed we bumped our heads on the wall. Cleanliness was disgusting with about. 2 inches of dust on the television. The bathroom was even worse with a mixture of dark wood, light wood and a... More 

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

Dear Sir/madam In responce to the review, iam hoping you have got us mixed up with other hotel , i have been the owner of the Edinburgh town house for 17 years and have great pride on our hygeine and service. As you can see by the many other reviews we go the extra mile. Regards to comments about the... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The Edinburgh Townhouse was a lovely guesthouse, in the West End of Edinbugh, a Georgian townhouse with 10 rooms. Though there is no lounge or dining there, it is a great location and very nice, clean tidy rooms. The tea and coffee facilities were good, the TV worked well and the shower room was very nice and well appointed. It's... More 

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