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Straven Guest House

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3 Brunstane Road North | Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DL, Scotland
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Ranked #15 of 444 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights and after having read all those extremely positive reviews, our expectations were quite high. And what shall I say - it was just lovely! The owners are a cute couple that tries to do everything to make your stay as pleasant as possible, from the clean room with tea and coffee to a delicious breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend this B&B for anyone who is doing sightseeing in the Edinburgh and Lothian areas. You are well positioned on good bus routes and the setting is lovely. Breakfasts are always served hot and there is more than enough, which sets you up for the day. The owners are very helpful and maintain a tight ship. I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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 October 14, 2014 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 October 3, 2014

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 September 25, 2014

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 September 16, 2014

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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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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