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Minto Guest House

23 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 1RQ , Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #263 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
Ellie M Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The room was basic and breakfast was only served for an hour and the lady running it seemed very stressed. Family room was quite cramped and the bathroom was verging on poor. Not worth the amount paid.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

It was lovely. The room was clean, the owner is very friendly, and every morning there was a nice breakfast. We enjoyed our stay and will come back.^^ The walk to the city center is quite a longish one but interesting and absolutely do-able.

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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Very practical location, clean, friendly staff. Free wifi and spacious rooms. Early check in as our flight was in the morning the owners were very accommodating. We left a scarf behind and the owner very kindly posted same over to Ireland!!

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Stockton-on-tees, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Breakfast was continental style as owners do not do cooked breakfasts but also didnt tell anyone staying there. Very friendly owner. Dont get mixed up with minto hotel which is four doors away. Good walk into city

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Saltcoats, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Lovely place with lovely welcome and very pleasant to stay in. This wee B&B rescued us from staying in the Counan Guest House!! What a difference! Beautiful gardens and room was huge and had everything we needed, even a telly. Bright and clean and modern ensuite as well. Breakfast was just lovely as well and was a perfect wee stay... More

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We paid a relatively low rate and for that money we couldn't complain too much. However, the b & b needs a LOT of updating. The room was a reasonable size and although we had private locked bathroom and toilet, they were a walk down the corridor and we didn't like this, or find it convenient. They should really be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Got there no trouble bus 3. 31 or 37 from princess street. The staff and our rooms were just excellent ( and a great bar at fair prices) would I go back again? At the first chance which will be next year see you all then :-)

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Booked as part of a christmas present for my husband as we were going to The Open. Not greatly impressed.....smelt like an old peoples home.....room ok if a little cramped and definately didn't get the view I was expecting. Bed is definately not a double. I slept on the single bed. Bathroom ok... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My fiance and I stayed here in September 2011 and I have to say, the staff made it a very accommodating experience. It is a little far from the action of Edinburgh, but there is a bus stop directly in front of the house and only takes 5 minutes to get to the mile. Rooms were large and pretty well... More

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Address: 23 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 1RQ , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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