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5 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5HH, Scotland
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Ranked #40 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely, second-floor room and modern ensuite overlooking the back garden in this large, high-ceilinged home within easy walking distance of a bus stop to town centre (buy day ticket for easy use) and several nearby places to eat, including The Old Bell pub, our favorite. Our delicious breakfast was served in a spacious, elegant room. Parking is... More

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

Our stay at the Ard-Na-said was lovely! The room was beautiful and bath delightful to come home to after a long day touring Edinburgh. James and Olive were gracious and welcoming. It was clean and the breakfast delicious!

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at Ard-na-said a great deal. Just a minute from the bus stop and Jim was eager to call a cab when we wanted one. The room was spacious and the en-suite bathroom well appointed with a very comfortable shower. Our room (Scott Room) looked over the roofs of neighboring houses to Arthurs Seat. Sunrise and sunset... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This lovely B&B is a little ways from the city center, but we truly enjoyed its quiet, peaceful location and friendly hosts. Very spacious, updated bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, and a gracious breakfast room, full of antiques. High ceilings, beautiful furnishings throughout the house. Excellent full breakfast. There is so much to DO in Edinburgh--and after a day on... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We are four seniors who are close friends and have traveled to many wonderful destinations together, both pre and post our senior designation. The Ard-Na-Said B&B is located a mile or so south of the central city and in the shadow of Arthur's Seat. Our hosts were Jim and Olive Lyons. As it happens, the travel writer, Rick Steves, stays... More

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Santa Rosa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stayed with Jim and Olive for 4 nights in June, 2014, and it was one of the finest B & B experiences ever. As noted by other reviewers, the location is ideal with easy walking or bus service to both the old town and new town. The room was beautiful with many thoughtful touches, and our hosts could not... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We used this B & B as a base for looking round Edinburgh and the coast nearby. Attractive building. Our comfortable room (the Scott room) had a super king-sized bed with en-suite shower room and view of trees and Arthur's Seat. Kettle, drinks and biscuits were welcome. No noise from other rooms and on a quiet street. Minor point: would... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a wonderful experience here, beautiful accommodations, and wonderful breakfast made to order. The B & B is very close to the city bus line. We rode the bus to all of our destinations, Edinburgh Castle, Place of Holyrood, and The Royal Botanical Gardens. A very nice stay to begin our Scotland trip.

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Tomball, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We visited on the last day of our 9-day tour of Scotland. We had stayed in a series of great guest houses, but this B&B was the most outstanding of all. Beautiful facility, easy location, terrific service. Because we had to leave for the airport prior to breakfast, Olive even put together a light breakfast for us to take with... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

On the recommendation of a friend who had spent ten days at Ard Na Said, we recently stayed there for four nights. The proprietors are two of the most welcoming hosts we've ever experienced on our extensive travels. The room was cozy with a hot pot and tea, coffee, hot chocolate plus a few snacks for off hours. The breakfast... More

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Address: 5 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5HH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Ard-Na-Said Edinburgh, Scotland

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