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Straven Guest House

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3 Brunstane Road North | Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DL, Scotland
Straven Guest House
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Ranked #19 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights in Straven Guesthouse, had a great time The location is easy bus ride to city center (every 5-10 minutes) Room was good, with nice shower. Nice people plenty of parking. there not much more you can ask.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Striven Guest House over a long bank holiday weekend and, simply put, had a wonderful experience. Chris and Sinead and lovely and accommodating hosts; the room and bathroom were bigger than expected, clean, and quiet; and breakfast was very very good. The house is well-connected to the city centre, as a bus stop just... More 

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

I stayed here for one night during a long distance cycle ride. PROS - very friendly and warm welcome - excellent value - good location: on the sea front and close to bus stop (25 minutes into central Edinburgh) and train station (10 minutes into central Edinburgh. - great breakfast CONS - none

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Crysler, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an awesome B&B to stay in Edinburgh! Nice and quiet! Chris and Sinead were wonderful hosts. Breakfasts were very very good and accommodations were beyond expectations. Good location. Quick bus ride into downtown and very close to the beach and lots of restaurants. Very nice ocean view room. Would definitely go back.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed for three nights at the B&B. The place is conveniently located in a quiet area very close to the seaside (literally, 1 minute walk) and with easy bus access to the centre of Edinburgh. Rooms were very clean and well equipped. Sinead and Chris are extremely friendly and ready to give directions and information. Breakfast was amazing. Every... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed in Edinburgh for 3 nights and it was an amazing experience and the B&B definitely helped !!! The location is amazing, just 10 metres from the beach, with easy access to the city centre. Sinead and Chris are the best!!! With their perfect breakfast (Sinead, your porridge is the best) and the friendly atmosphere. Would definitely stay there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a lovely guesthouse in the fantastic area of Portobello with great access to the city of Edinburgh. We stayed here while we visited family over the Easter Weekend. Chris and Sinead looked after us very well and their breakfasts are fantastic! I would highly recommend staying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This B&B is beautiful and Sinead/Chris are amazing! My sister and I stayed here last week and it was just as wonderful as we had hoped it would be. It's a great location with easy bus commute to the city and a peaceful place to come "home" to each night. If we come back to Edinburgh someday, this will definitely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Big room, beautifully furnished with sparkling new bathroom and fresh flowers, great choice of breakfast and a very warm, friendly reception. Only 10 steps from the beach and promenade, and 20 minutes by bus from Edinburgh city centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stayed for just one night whilst up in Edinburgh for the rugby. Straven is a lovely, quiet, comfortable and very clean B&B. The bed was huge and very comfy, nice roomy shower and breakfast is fantastic with lots of nice choices and it is all only two minutes from the seafront. Would definitely recommend it!

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