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Valentine City Centre Guest House

3.0 of 5
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19-21 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NE, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked the four poster room only just room to move bed took up all the space. Broken Blinds, cold shower in a cramped bathroom. Canopy on bed had not been cleaned for ages was covered in 2 inches of dust. Breakfast cold and swimming in grease. Room cold and damp smelling. Stairway to room old and undecorated, bottom of stairwell... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my wife stayed at the Valentine in the 1st week of August on our annual trip to Edinburgh for the fringe festival, the location was good, 10 minute walk to either Princes Street or the Grass market and Castle. Our room was clean and fresh, had a comfortable 4 poster bed and an on suite which, although quite... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I booked the Valentine Guest House as a base for our stay when attending the British Open Golf last weekend. It was very clean and comfortable and is convenient to the Grass Market area with its many bars and restaurants. Princes Street is quite a walk away, which we didn't mind at all, although I believe there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is the third trip for me to Valentine, and hopefully not the last. This is my first "go to" booking when I come to Europe, and has been my Edinburgh base for my children's college graduation trips. This time, for the third, my husband also was able to come, so the whole family has been able to visit. As... More 

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Portland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed here for three nights for our wedding anniversary and were pleasantly surprised. The location was perfect as there were many restaurants and pubs nearby and all the main attractions were a 15 minute walk away although there is a bus stop right outside the front door. The rooms were reasonably priced and clean and tidy. All the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Recently stayed at the Valentine Guest house and on arrival was greeted by the owner Rob who went out of his way to make us feel welcome giving us a guide to Edinburgh and tips on how to get around easily. Room was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed, even though a little small. Location was excellent, only a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stayed Three nights here in June 2015. The hotel is not far from the city and has a bus stop for no 10 and 27 just outside, very convenient. Its standard is OK for the price, and the owners are very friendly and serve You well. We definitely recommend it to those who stay in Edinburgh for a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Great place to stay. Clean and tidy and breakfast was great. The owner was an absolute star and even gave us advice on which pubs to visit!!! Close to town centre. I will definitely be back!!! All 10 of us hens and the bride to be had an amazing time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stayed here for my hen due at the weekend staff were fab great place to stay will definitely come back. Thanks again for everything had a great time staff were very helpful great breakfast to help the hangover 😂

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I do not often leave reviews on trip advisor despite travelling frequently, and when I do, it is generally to give recognition for incredible service. Unfortunately this wasn't the case with Valentine. Having stayed in two cheaper guest houses in Edinburgh, one only around the corner, valentine was very disappointing in comparison. Not only was it more expensive, but the... More 

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