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Clarin Guest House

4 East Mayfield | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #126 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Location is about a 20 minute walk to town and is also right on a bus line. Parking available 'round back of the property off the lane way. Room was plenty big enough for three adults....and was clean and comfortable. Andy and Kim were perfect hosts and breakfast were great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Its a bit of a walk from the city centre. Its nice and quiet after a long cityday. Very nice and helpfull people! Will be remembered! Thanks for the real homefull feeling ;) Just left yesterdaymorning. Greetings from Holland! Xxx from Stef and Barbara

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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

I am sorry you found the bathroom too small & the vanity unit was not suffice for your toiletries, Please future reference this room is not on the internet for 5 persons, it is mostly used for my family when they visit, however it is sold as a double or a triple and this has suited 3 perfectly in the... More

Suffolk
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 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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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are just delighted you’s had a great stay, and delighted we were able to help and offer some of our local knowledge and advice, it’s great to be able to give people some stories of the past and keep them right on the best tours to achieve lots in little time in... More

Almada, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Just loved the wording of the review! and thank you’s for your custom, it’s times like now reading reviews and meeting such nice people that make this line of work so enjoyable and rewarding, thanks again take care until the next time, please do feel free to come direct and save 15% Andy & Kim. More

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

We are delighted you’s had nice stay, look forward to meeting you again sometime, until then take care. Kim & Andy More

Lismore, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

We are delighted you’s had nice stay, look forward to meeting you again sometime, until then take care. Kim & Andy More

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

So sorry it has taken so long with writing this reply, I am not very technically minded and get in a bit of a pickle when trying to update my reviews, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at the Clarin and do appreciate you taking time out to write this review for us. Kim & Andy More

Preston, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
48 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

I am pleased you found the room comfy, and the tourist information beneficial I am sorry you felt your eggs were only warm, I am a bit confused by this, as they are cooked only when the guests come down for breakfast, however if the guests are delayed for any reason (which is not very often) the eggs are stored... More

West Yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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claringuesthouse, Manager at Clarin Guest House, responded to this review

Just delighted to see you again this year, and our pleasure to have you each year, sorry for the delay in replying to this review, I am not so IT minded and get a bit lost when updating tripadvisor, until the next time, take care. Kim & Andy More

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Address: 4 East Mayfield | Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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