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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel met my needs as a single traveller. It was extremely close to restaurants and bars and a 15 minute walk to the Castle. The hotel clerk was extremely friendly and helpful. The room itself was clean, the ensuite bathroom was tiny and a bit dated, but I was lucky to have one in a room with a single... 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 especially the hotel clerk to hear your opinion of us. The bars around us usually close at 11pm but during the festival this is increased due to... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location, friendly staff and excellent breakfast offer (£6 for all you can eat cooked breakfast and pastries at nearby 4* hotel). Just a little pricey but the best deal we could find at the time of the Edinburgh Fringe festival! Also a lot of stairs but what do you expect in a townhouse!!

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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

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a very central location, just off Princes Street and very close to Edinburgh Waverley station and the Royal Mile. Despite being central it is still quiet at night. The service is very good and the room was very nice and comfortable. This is an ideal place to stay for exploring Edinburgh and other areas of Scotland.

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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

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay was 4 nights. Location was excellent - we were able to easily walk everywhere in Edinburgh. The room was twin, en-suite with a shower. It was clean, had everything we needed, very comfortable beds and tea & coffee facilities. On the day we arrived in Edinburgh I had medicine to that needed to be kept refrigerated. The staff were... 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

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to stay in the absolute centre of Edinburgh, The Edinburgh Townhouse is the place to go! The room was small (single room) but contained everything I needed. The receptionist was very friendly and kind enough drag my book-stuffed suitcase all the way down the stairs (if you have difficutly climbing stairs, this might... 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 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. Hope you enjoy all those books they should keep you going for a while the amount you bought. We... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were warned that this hotel had no elevator, but still… they should have something to carry your luggage all the way up! Service was very good, the room was very nice, although it faced a back street where loads of glass was shattered day and night, ruining your rest time a bit. This hotel doesn’t offer breakfast, but for... 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 good review for us. As the guest house is a listed Georgian Townhouse unfortunately a lift wold be a no no, but the staff are always around to offer a lift with luggage. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Edinburgh Town House and especially getting to know... More

Richterswil, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Hi Jennie, 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

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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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