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Joppa Turrets Guest House

1 Lower Joppa, Edinburgh EH15 2ER, Scotland
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Joppa Turrets Guest House
Ranked #73 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

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
1 review
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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Paris
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We recently spent five days at Joppa turrets for the second time. As before, we found the guesthouse beautifully comfortable, quiet, a literal stone's throw from the beach (where my wife jogged each morning). All the rooms are beautifully appointed, warm and cosy in the roughest weather (we go in November). There is an excellent bus service from almost anywhere... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is a fabulous b&b in a lovely location right next to the beach with wonderful views of the Firth of Forth. My room was excelIent, with lovely views over the sea, everything was beautifully clean & I had a kettle in the room with coffee, tea etc and biscuits which was a very nice touch. I was made to... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a lovely B&B run by Ann and Phil. The location is situated right next to the beach with excellent views of the Firth of Fourth. The breakfast was divine with a superb full english available. Service and attention was excellent and we wanted for nothing. The guest house is about 4 miles from Edinburgh city centre and with... More

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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I stayed for a few days with a friend. The location is excellent right next to Portobello beach. All bedrooms have windows to the sea. Breakfast was delicious and I even got a Haggis certificate for eating my first Haggis ;-) It's quite a bit outside town but there are very frequent buses to the center of Edinburgh so this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I was very impressed by the beautiful view, the bed are comfortable and bathroom was very cleaned too. The best of all was the fantastic English/Scottish breakfast with the degree ready and signed when you eat the famous Haggis!! I found the couple very hospitable and most of it, it was nice to find the lady been world travelled; speaks... More

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
31 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This lovely little B&B is right off the beach in Portobello. If you open your window you can hear the waves, and you can walk along the beach in the morning/evening. The rooms are clean, cosy, quiet and comfortable with nice linens and toiletries however, you have to go up a flight or two of fairly steep stairs to get... More

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Cupar, Fife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The accommodation is situated very close to Portobello beach, in fact a promenades distance away. The Joppa Turrets is extremely clean and well appointed with friendly owners. Parking was a problem as the Joppa Turrets does not offer any. The parking is on street if you can find a space !! However, this did not detract from our overnight stay.

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Additional Information about Joppa Turrets Guest House

Address: 1 Lower Joppa, Edinburgh EH15 2ER, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Joppa Turrets Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Joppa Turrets Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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