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3 Brunstane Road North | Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DL, Scotland
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Straven Guest House
Ranked #13 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent one weekend in this lovely guest house, everything was simply perfect from the start to the end. We arrived after the check-in time but was not a problem, letting ourselves in. A super detailed email explained us how to get the guest house with the amount of money needed for the bus and the information on the day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the Straven Guest House because of great reviews on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. Lively Mac and his wonderful wife, Marion, did a superb job of making their home, guesthouse, very comfortable. Their breakfast's were delicious, especially the egg and salmon dish. Friendliness was their manner from start to finish. We thank you both for a delightful stay.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at the guest house. Mac and Marion are very friendly and most helpful. The room was cosy and spotless clean with a nice view to the sea. Bus stop is only a stone throw away and to the beach only seconds to go. Breakfast was splendid. All in all: An excellent choice to stay in Edinburgh.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am staying at the Straven at the moment and it is undoubtedly the best I have stayed in. The hosts Mac and Marion are so friendly and helpful, the room is lovely, the bed comfortable and everywhere is spotlessly clean. The breakfast are superb with home made yoghurt and preserves and local delicious sausages. You are a stones throw... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent two nights at Straven house and loved it! The owner Mac was so friendly and so helpful with our questions about Edinburgh. The location is perfect. One block up from the beautiful beach and beach walk. Buses close by with easy access into the city. Breakfast was yummy. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this B & B to anyone. Also... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Hosts are very helpful and friendly. Rooms are comfortable. The breakfast room is light and sunny. Breakfast is good, especially the homemade yoghurt. Guesthouse is conveniently located to public transport and the promenade to take in the view and for a pleasant stroll.

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Sequim, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I spent 5 nights of our honeymoon at the Straven Guest House and we thoroughly enjoyed it! When we arrived, we were greeted by Mac and Marian, who gave us lots of good advice about the area and bus schedules and had already placed a gift of wine and chocolates in our room to welcome us. Every... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We recently had a lovely experience staying at Straven Guest House. We were warmly greeted by Mac and Marian. We were slightly early but they were almost done preparing our ground floor rooms. We waited in the common room for perhaps 5 minutes and then were able to move into our rooms, 4 and 5, I believe. Mac gave us... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What can be added to others' reviews? I'm just endorsing what's been said before. Three visits -- one of several days while visiting my daughter at Edinburgh University, two over-nighters with my wife while en route to and from the Inverness area (and visiting daughter of course). Straven will be our first choice when we visit again. Frequent bus services... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here for three nights in July on our way further north. Excellent hosts and accommodation. Pleasant walk along the sea front and good access to Edinburgh city centre from the bus stop at the end of the road. Would definitey stay here again.

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Address: 3 Brunstane Road North | Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DL, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Straven Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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