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53 Frederick Street

53 Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #126 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth time staying here while we indulge in the fringe festival! Comfy beds, clean bathrooms, amazing hosts and a wonderful location in Central Edinburgh. I would highly recommend..... Breakfast is served at Ricks downstairs -the food is great and considering all included in b&b costs excellent value for money! The staff at Ricks are always a bit hit and... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was superb and, bearing in mind this was a festival week, very reasonably priced. Tessa was so helpful and friendly, the beds were very restful and the standard of cleanliness was excellent. The breakfast was everything I was led to expect and, having travelled extensively in the UK and abroad, proved to be one of the finest I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Tessa who is running the hotel is a very nice and helpful lady. We arrived a bit early so she took our luggage and recommended us a restaurant for a nice lunch which indeed was fabulous. She is around whenever you need something. The breakfast is down in the basement in a restaurant which is run by someone else. It... More

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The location of 53 Frederick Street is ideal for an exploration of Edinburgh. It is just a few blocks from the train station, and a short walk to Rose Street for great pubs, and to Princes Street for shopping, and of course to the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. The rooms are wonderful, seem very recently renovated and decorated in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Best pillows and mattresses of all the B and B's we stayed in. Caution re stairs if you are elderly, disabled or have lung/heart issues - there are 5 flights to walk up from the entrance at ground floor to the office on second floor, and an addition 20+ stairs to the third floor. No elevator. We had a room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights to have a look at Edinburgh not having been there before. The B & B was easy to find from the Airport Bus, probably easier still now the trams are working. Check-in was easy and the room more than acceptable. Bed large and comfortable if a little soft. Breakfast at Ricks was ample with... More

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

lovely welcome by Tessa, she explained about breakfast, bus routes ( we specifically want to see Britannia). room was huge, lovely and clean. huge shower room, good shower. location was handy for bus stops, rose street and not too far to wander into the old city. have not slept as well as i did while there for ages... bed was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I chose this B&B for its location and price (reasonable for a solo traveller in Edinburgh). It's about a 10 minute walk from the station, and close (walking distance) to all the main attractions. There are a couple of flights of stairs to get to the B&B office, and Tessa carried my suitcase up the last flight of stairs to... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

After much research, I booked 54 Frederick Street for 4 nights. It was an excellent choice. The owners were lovely - even if most of our interactions were at 8 a.m., the minute Tessa opens the office! Tessa gave us our room early (appreciated after a rough night on the night train from London), provided helpful suggestions as to wool... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Clean rooms, nice and helpful staff Close to main tourists attractions of the city. Convinient place of the city with easy access to restaurants and shops Breakfast not that big comparing to further bed and breakfasts of scottish towns

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Address: 53 Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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No. 53 Frederick Street, bed and breakfast in Edinburgh is perfectly situated in the very heart of the city centre, providing a magnificent yet unique spacious central home to explore Edinburgh, separated from Edinburgh Castle only by the Gardens! The Edinburgh B&B accommodation is an original Georgian townhouse situated on the second and third floors, that dates from circa 1820, and many of the original features have been carefully retained. This is an elegant and extremely spacious guest house, typified in a welcoming open hall with feature bow wall and staircase to upper floor. ... more   less 
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