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Clarin Guest House

4 East Mayfield | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #119 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros - Friendly staff, comfortable room, quiet location with secluded free car parking. Cons - The bathroom was too small with a tiny hand basin & not enough shelf space for the 3 of us, let alone the 5 that the family room could sleep. The location was slightly further from the town centre than ideal too, but the bus... More

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Suffolk
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights and will definitely be back. Hotel was lovely, really clean and good room sizes. The owners went above and beyond to make our stay as good as possible. Great location and lovely breakfast as well.

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Almada, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

So cool! Good house, good people, good food! Good conditions! Good spot! Love the staff, the sympathy, availability. All good. Gotta try it those who didn't. Gotta return someday! Thank you for everything!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Stayed 2 nights and i would go back! The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The owners couldnt be more helpful and pleasant! Location is good not in town but just a short walk to it. Plenty little shops and pubs near by. Would definatly stay here again.

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Lismore, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

KIm and her husband couldn't have been more helpful. Our room was so clean and well maintained. The location was fantastic. The host's directions for our walk up to Arthur's Seat were spot on. The bus trip into town was easy, convenient and very affordable with DayRider Ticket.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stayed for a few nights with my daughter for the Edinburgh Fringe. Excellent and would stay again. The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful, the room was kept immaculately clean and breakfast was lovely. Can't imagine why you'd pay more for a more central location- a dayrider bus ticket costs £3.50 and the service is regular. You're... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
45 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We recently stayed here as we were visiting for the Fringe. I booked the room way in advance and mainly chose this place as it looked nice and was one of the cheapest I could find for during this festival period. We ended up adding an extra night on nearer the time of us staying so on the first night... More

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West Yorkshire
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Second year staying here and happy again with everything. We did shed a little tear at the loss of the full scottish breakfast kims sausages were awesome but everything else was great as usual. The room was kept immaculate every day and the location works so well for going.to shows. Its a quick bus ride to the centre and we... More

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Very cute guest house. Nice rooms, very clean, and very friendly/helpful staff. Quiet street, a bit of a walk to the city center, but it's not bad if you don't have luggage (if you do I recommend taking a bus, which stops right around the corner). If you don't mind being away from the heart of the city, I definitely... More

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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments & taking time out to write a review, yes we are a little further from the city centre, however it can be a big advantage, especially at festival & hogmany time, we are not disturbed in the middle of the night with the noise of partygoers singing ha ha! I know this from experience as... More

Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Clarin House is convenient to the main tourist sites (an easy 20 minute walk) and near good local restaurants (5 to 10 minutes). The beds were comfortable and the room spotless, but it was difficult to find somewhere to put the 5 decorative cushions per twin bed. The main problem we had was the shared bathroom. Though probably not ordinarily... More

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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write a review, I am a bit worried as to whom was monopolising the shower room! as this belongs only to 2 twin rooms, your twin room & one other twin room, I think you were probaby waiting so long to use this bathroom due to the door being closed and you did... More

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Additional Information about Clarin Guest House

Also Known As:
Clarin Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Clarin Guest House Hotel
Clarin Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 4 East Mayfield | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #119 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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