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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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Ranked #147 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
jennie8805 Richterswil, Switzerland
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Richterswil, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is the best location, everything you need is on your doorstep. Parking is tricky, you can leave your car outside to unload at £3 an hour. Then the parking is approx £17.50 per 24 hours at Waverley which is 10 mins or so away on foot. Rick is front of house and is a diamond, he knows everything,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 5 days in July. It was clean, stocked with everything we needed, helpful staff, and in a prime location to see all the sights. I also loved the free Wi-Fi so that I could post updates on our trip so that our family could track the things we were up to and feel... More

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

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We are glad the Edinburgh Town House felt like a home from home and 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

Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at The Edinburgh Townhouse for 4 nights. What can we say, the location was very central: it was only a 5 mins walk to Waverley station and Princess street, 10 mins walk to the Royal Mile and the Castle. Pubs and restaurants on George street and Rose street were just in 2 minutes walking distance... More

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Hi there, 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

The Woodlands, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is no 4 star luxury hotel with a grand lobby and yes there are alot of stairs but if you want a nice clean room and great shower close to the castle and other attractions this place fits the bill. The Inn keeper was very helpful on the area and even gave us a fan for our room. I... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our guest house, we are glad you enjoyed your stay in Central Edinburgh and hope to see you again soon, glad we could help you out with a fan for the room but thank you for bringing the lovely weather with you. More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this guest house is the location - easy walk to castle. Receptionist was great and very helpful in carrying bags up the two long flights of stairs. Bedrooms and shower rooms are very small. Can't really call this a B&B as there is no restaurant on the premises, you can buy a voucher for breakfast at... More

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villeneuve les maguelone
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the townhouse is very well located in the new town, near restaurants and shops. the staff is very helpfull and friendly. he help us with the lugages for the stairs and to have a taxi because my english is very poor. thanks for all.

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Erlenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very lovely stay in the Townhouse and the owner was very friendly and helpful. Bringing our bags early in the morning was no problem, even leave it till our flight went wasn't, too. It's very central in Edinburgh in the New Town, Old Town is only a 10-minute walk away!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here while attending an author event in Edinburgh. Many others had booked places like the george and paid a fortune and were really disappointed however we paid a reasonable price and stayed here.. The location was brilliant just a block from princess street, the guy on reception was lovely and helpful. The rooms were modern and good size for... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely owner who helped out with all my needs. Townhouse was opposite an excellent Thai restaurant and next to a great bar for evening entertainment. Would have loved a bath....shower wasn't great. Loads of stairs like a lot of places in Edinburgh. I enjoyed my stay.

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked having everything you needed within walking distance. The host was extremely helpful and considerate. The five flights of steps and the sparse amenities would make me rethink a return visit. Not a great spot for the elderly or handicapped.

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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*
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