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Joppa Turrets Guest House

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1 Lower Joppa, Edinburgh EH15 2ER, Scotland
Joppa Turrets Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Although I normally try to stay closer to a city's center when I'm touring, the beachfront location and direct bus to the Royal Mile more than compensate for the 15 - 20 minute commute. The neighborhood is tranquil, my room was quaint and comfortable with a wonderful view of the ocean, and the breakfast was hearty and delicious. But the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I booked a single room for three nights and couln't have been happier with my accomodation. The B&B is situated directly at the beach and my room was clean, bright and spacious with a lovely view. Anne and Phil are very warm and welcoming hosts who instantly made me feel at home. The breakfast was absolutely fantastic and set me... More 

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Lauder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked 2 rooms for a night to attend a wedding in Musselburgh. Very pleasant reception by staff and owners who were flexible in respect of arrival times. The rooms we had were bright and quiet with sea views, comfortable beds. The B & B is spotless. Great breakfast. It was lovely waking to the sea before us with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed at joppas twice. The first was with my partner we originally booked for two nights and stayed for 8. The second time was for 3 nights with my parents. Both times I had a fantastic experience, perfectly located just far enough away from the hustle and bustle. Phil and anne are fantastic hosts and made us feel... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a lovely Guest House located right on the beach with stunning sea views and only a 20 minute bus ride into Edinburgh. We spent 3 nights here, I stayed in the single room and my companion had the double bedroom. Both rooms have very good quality beds, with a clean and modern shower en suite, The "Full Scottish"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We stopped here for two nights as we wanted to visit the Edinburgh festival but without the potential noise that you would get in some of the more central locations. It was perfect in that respect. We abandoned the car in a quiet side road (as there's no parking on site) and either got the excellent bus service (£1.50 each... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful week staying at this little gem of a guest house situated almost on the beach at Joppa. The service from Phil and Ann was excellent and our breakfasts around the large table were a delightful melange of food and humour. Why stay in the city centre when this place is so good and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely weekend stay at the Joppa Turrets. We normally stay at the local Best Western Hotel but this was fully booked and we are so glad it was as we have found this little gem of a place.The location is just perfect on the promonade at Portobello beach with unrestricted views... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Had a very nice stay here. It was so loveley und hab such a beautyfull view over the sea. The owner were very kind and breakfest was very tasty und typical for scottland means "very good". You had a bus Station near by so you can reach the Edinburgh City in almost 13 min.

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We spent just under a week for our Honeymoon and it was such a relaxing well needed break. Anne was an excellent host and the breakfast she cooked us every morning set us up for the day. Amazing breakfast. Any info we needed on daily trips Anne gave us helpful tips and advise. After a manic beginning of 2013 organising... More 

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