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Lindsay Guest House

108 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1NN, Scotland
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Lindsay Guest House
Ranked #58 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay with Keith and Pamela at the Lindsay. The house is stunning and the couple were ever so friendly and helpful. From the banter at the breakfast table to their knowledge of the City, they seem to know exactly the places that their guests would like to see. The standard of service and cleanliness is outstanding.... More

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LindsayEdinburgh, Owner at Lindsay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Trevor Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Very much appreciated. If you are ever in our area again we would be please to see you. Keith Jeffs More

Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Stayed at this lovely welcoming guest house for 1 night. We didn't know the area at all and Keith was very knowledgeable not just about the local area but further afield which was very useful, including nice places to eat. My partner and I stayed in Room No 3 and it was absolutely lovely. Surrounded by beautiful furniture, the room... More

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LindsayEdinburgh, Owner at Lindsay Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellant review. We would be pleased to welcome you any time you are in our area again. Regards Keith More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed over the New Year period the house was really quiet and a haven around the madness of the celebrations on the city. Pamela and Keith were so accommodating and helpful, they couldn't have done enough to ensure our stay was pleasant. Keith even offered to lend us some change for the bus (Pamela had cleaned him out again!).... More

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LindsayEdinburgh, Owner at Lindsay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Andrew Thank you for reviewing Lindsay Guest House. We very much appreciate it. Glad you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and also your meal at one of our favourite little restaurants. Best wishes Keith More

Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Three years since I last stayed with Keith and Pamela. Like returning home! Lovely experience, highly recommended if your passing this way. You will be well looked after and very handy for city centre. Lovely walk into town along the canal.

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LindsayEdinburgh, Owner at Lindsay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Neil Happy New Year. Thank you for taking the time to place your review. It was good to see you again, as well as Jackie on this occassion. Best wishes. Keith More

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

having just stayed at the Lindsay guest house on arrival we were warmly welcomed and informed of buses, walks, places to visit etc. breakfast was very nice. our room, no4, was of a nice size with good storage, however the bed was extremely uncomfortable and shower area a bit mouldy, just a couple of minor points really but our overall... More

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Redland City, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Looking for a good B&B in Edinburgh, this it it. Close to public transport into Edinburgh. Good sized room with great bathroom. Breakfast was well done. Great pub just down the road, look it up "The Kilted Pig. Our host Keith was helpful with heaps of local knowledge. Off street parking so close to the city was a bonus.

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
20 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

A family run Victorian guesthouse by Keith and Pam who are very friendly and helpful to visitors. Located at Colinton, the guesthouse is just few minutes away from Edinburgh City Centre and with easy access to the international airport, motorway, and other regional attractions. The guesthouse is also conveniently within walking distance to a bus stop with routes going to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay, The Owners were very polite and informative throughout. Our room was set in a Victorian style layout which was clean and comfortable, great shower. We came to Edinburgh for a get away and would recommend Lindsay Guest house.

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in late August during the festival, it's in a pretty ideal location - 25-30 mins walk into city centre, and a very straightforward route! The owners Pam and Keith are really nice and helpful if you need anything. Our room was gorgeous and we felt right at home. Loved every minute of my stay, would definitely come again.

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West Auckland, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Good place to stay,we booked to be handy for the Edinburgh Tattoo and the bus stop was right outside the guest house,very hospitable hosts, fantastic breakfasts. Keith was very helpful on advising bus times etc. Room was a good size and parking on site was a plus for us.

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Additional Information about Lindsay Guest House

Also Known As:
Lindsay Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 108 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1NN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lindsay Guest house is a red sandstone Victorian listed building of great character. Located in the highly desirable Merchiston area it is on an excellent bus route which takes 10 - 15 minutes to make the journey to the city centre. For the more energetic it is possible to walk along the Union canal to the city centre (approx 30 minutes). Car parking available. (No cost) ... more   less 

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