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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 #149 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Columbus, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone expecting the Edinburgh Townhouse to match the Georgian splendour of its facade is in for a big disappointment. Bedroom is nothing special and the bathroom is poky. A recent reviewer has described the place as 'somewhat basic, almost a hostel' with which we would concur. But the location is central and the £76 we paid for the room only... 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 and we will take your comments on board. Our ethos at the Town house is that our guests have somewhere centrally located,good value, clean & tidy to rest after spending the day exploring the city, A Home From Home. We are always updating the rooms so next time... More

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it says in the name, it's right in the middle of the town and perfect for the shops, restaurants and Castle etc. The Staff were excellent. However, it was somewhat basic (almost a hostel). We ended up with a tiny twin room but it was busy (Commonwealth games were on and both cities were busy) and just having a... 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 and we will take your comments on board. Our ethos at the Town house is that our guests have somewhere centrally located,good value, clean & tidy to rest after spending the day exploring the city, A Home From Home. After reading your review we feel we have met... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, fantastic staff,& a lovley setting highly recommend but only if you are fit enough to manage the stairs as there are many. No breakfast facilities on site but acess to Ricks Hotel for an all you can eat buffet breakfast for £6 fantastic value & great food

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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

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this Townhouse is perfect to all you want to see and explore in Edinburgh. Very close to the Royal Mile and all of Edinburgh's other main attractions. The rooms are small but cosy and the host was very friendly 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 glowing 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

Letchworth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent 3 nights here during Fringe week. The guest house, with 10 rooms, is very well placed within easy walking distance of the main Fringe venues. Neat, tidy room with all you need for a hectic few days doing the events. Unusually quiet also during the night/early morning. Breakfast taken at nearby hotel and very good value for £6... 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 and especially Rick a big boost to hear your opinion of us. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Edinburgh Town House 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*
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