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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #184 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Convenient location for walking into Edinburgh and easy access by bus and/or taxi to all popular sights. We had a large double room with an enormous ensuite bathroom and small outside garden space with chairs and table. Full Scottish breakfasts were provided by friendly staff.

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

booked this hotel, mostly by the pictures on the web site, I requested a four poster bed, as it was for my 20th wedding anniversary. I put the request on the booking as well as phoning hotel 2 weeks previous to see if they could give me the four poster bedroom of which the rsponse was it was already allocated... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is nearby Haymarket Rain Station and 15 minutes to edinburgh Castle. There are cafes and restaurant too close to hotel. You can walk to Edinburgh center from hotel. Breakfast is very well, Room is comfortable and big. Hotel area is very silence.

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have just had 5 days at this hotel. The rooms are light and airy with a modern clean feel to them, the shower room was spotless which made a delight to use. The beds were firm with fresh white linen with towels to match. The hotel is in a very good location to the city centre... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and myself stayed here on the 26th of June in a Family room on the ground floor, it was spotlessly clean, large and well decorated. Our host was friendly and perhaps his dry sense of humour is wasted on some people, he was charming. Breakfast was good and food was well cooked and hot, plenty choice. Coming from... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Quite disheartening to read some of these reviews as we had a lovely stay. We managed to catch an earlier train so arrived a few hours before check in. We went to the hotel, hoping that they would keep our bags somewhere until check in, so we weren't lugging them around all day... the manager upgraded our room and let... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

After reading some of the reviews about this hotel we were a little concerned, but we really didn't need to be. The location of the hotel was great, just a short tram ride from the Airport and then a very short walk. The hotel staff were very helpful and went out of their way to help you. The room was... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Just enjoyed an overnight stay in one of the twin rooms(26). Room was lovely and clean and very comfortable. The staff are very helpful and we were served a lovely cooked breakfast the following morning. This wee gem of a place is situated a few minutes walk from Haymarket Train Station and is only about a 10-15 min walk from... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I have stayed in The Lairg several times in the last couple of years as I am in Edinburgh a lot with work. The hotel is clean and tidy, the staff are courteous and the cooked breakfast is lovely. The only downside is that the internet doesn't reach some rooms.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel well-maintained and very clean. My room, on 2nd (top) floor required walking up 48 steps (high ceilings). Room 27 was spacious with a very nice modern ensuite. The view from the back of the house was over secluded gardens and trees in full leaf, so not overlooked. Tea and coffee making facilities. Hair dryer... More

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Address: 11 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lairg 3*
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