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Caravel Guest House

30 London Street, Edinburgh EH36NA, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #190 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Richmond, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Portland, Oregon
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stayed here within the last couple weeks along with my wife. This guest house is conveniently located in the New Town area and easily walking distance to the main sites. Our room was clean and spacious. The wi-fi worked in our room and the breakfast which included a hot items was good. The host was friendly and helpful. The... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Value for money in the heart of New Town, very nice staff, great breakfast. I just booked this place without really knowing anything about it and I couldn´t have made a better choice! I highly recommend this place!

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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This B&B is in a good location close to the shops etc. The owner is very welcoming with nothing too much trouble. We had a room which was a bit tired, with the wash basin in the room.It was quiet and the beds were comfortable. Cooked breakfast was adequate, but not a lot of choice. eg no bacon on offer.... More

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed in thie small guest house for a long weekend recently - very happy with everything. Beds very comfortable, room spacious and clean. Staff very obliging and let us take our grandchildren back for a sleep over without extra charge while their parents went out -( they were staying elsewhere as no room for them at Caravel ) Very good... More

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Address: 30 London Street, Edinburgh EH36NA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Caravel House is the ideal location for a stay in Edinburgh, set in the beautiful architectural area of Edinburgh's classical New Town. This charming Georgian house is situated in the very heart of Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city. With bus and transit available within convenient walking distance and Prince's Street within close proximity, the Caravel House is an ideal accommodation from which to explore the city. ... more   less 
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