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Caravel Guest House

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   30 London Street, Edinburgh EH36NA, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #194 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little place to stay. Only took 10 minutes to walk to the main part of Edinburgh so great location and they also offer parking for minimal cost or there is street parking. Room was very intersting with horrible colour coordination but beds were comfortable and room was clean. Only downsides were the bathroom light didn't come on until you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in September 2014. The good points are that the guest house is convenient for central Edinburgh and the room was clean. However we gave up on the breakfasts after realising they were inedible! Also the room seemed to have a funny smell that we couldn't identify and the washbasin was damaged to the extent that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My son and I stayed here for 3 nights during the Commonwealth Games. Excellent location for restaurants, coffee shops and tram/ trains. The owners were extremely helpful with directions and local knowledge. Clean accomodation, decent breakfast and polite and friendly staff.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stayed here with 4 other of my friends, the price was brilliant! For bed and breakfast each we paid £62 for 2 nights. The staff were friendly although the breakfast man could of been a little bit more accommodating. Everything basic was there and it was clean. Although the very annoying thing is that in order for the light of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Caravel is in a nice part of the city right on the edge of the "old city" and close to the tram stop (though up a good hill). We were greeted very warmly by the manager of the B & B. The rooms were spacious enough but no thoroughly cleaned (lost of dust on top of things). It was a... More

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Epping, Essex , United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Booked 3 nights at £110 per night during the Fringe. This B&B is reasonably priced. On the plus side the room was large with a double and 2 single beds...for the 3 of us. Room and bathroom clean, and the outside road quiet.Only problem was the light only comes on once you shut the bathroom door...a real pain. The breakfast... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was the most reasonably priced property I could find when looking for somewhere to stay whilst watching the Games in Glasgow and even though it was in Edinburgh we found it more than suitable for our needs. It's only about a 10 minute walk from the train station and there are places to eat and rink withing 3 minutes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The location is not too far from the city center, it takes only 10 minutes by bus. Very good service. Nice and clean room. I and my family really love the interior design and decoration of this guesthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The guest house was incredibly reasonably priced for such a central location. Stayed here for a weekend with some friends, the staff were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms, while not of a modern decor, we're spacious and very clean. There was a great range of breakfasts to choose from. I would definitely visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Great location and price, although room very tired and outdated. Could use new blankets or duvets. Good shower. The hot breakfast was very good. Owner very friendly and helpful. loved the location. Enjoyed our stay.

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Address: 30 London Street, Edinburgh EH36NA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Caravel Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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