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Kenvie Guest House

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16 Kilmaurs Road, Edinburgh EH16 5DA, Scotland
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Kenvie Guest House
Ranked #169 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and my aunt and uncle stayed here for two nights after traveling from York. Dorothy was very pleasant and accommodating. The rooms were surprisingly large as we had an en suite bathroom. Beds were comfortable and bathrooms very clean. Turn in your breakfast orders at night for Dorothy to cook a lovely meal in the morning! The four... More

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Rocklin, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed here during our time in Edinburgh. It's in a good location, close to the bus stops to get into town, and not too far for dining. Dorothy was very friendly and served an excellent breakfast in the morning. I would stay here again

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our room was large and the bathroom was large also. The room and bathroom were very clean. We had a beautiful view of Arthur's Seat from our window. The breakfasts were very good. Dorothy went out of her way taking messages from my friend from Glasgow. We were close to bus service to travel to Edinburgh but we were close... More

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WILLIAMSVILLE IL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were at the Kenvie House for five days and enjoyed it very much. Dorothy couldn't have been any nicer and accommodating for us. She made sure we knew how to catch the bus and which ones would take us where we needed to go. She caught us a taxi on our last day to get to the airport and... More

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Hamburg, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
41 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a comfortable, pleasant, and well-maintained house. The B&B is one flight of steps up from the ground level. Some rooms are up a further flight of steps. The bedroom and bathroom were very clean, had adequate space, and were very comfortable for use. Sleeping was delightful in this quiet neighborhood. The breakfast room was pleasant and bright. The... More

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Brisbane,Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Kenvie is one of the best B and B's we've ever stayed in. Great room , great location with the bus stop 50m away ( make sure you get an all day ticket for 3.90GBP). The breakfast is fantastic with a varied menu and cooked to order. The Laird's breakfast is my pick! Dorothy is very helpful and full of... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The Kenvie was absolutely spotless. We were able to choose what we would like for breakfast from a printed menu given to us the night before. There were many options to choose from. The fresh fruit bowl was both beautiful and tastey. It is a short walk to the bus to the Royal Mile and the Castle. There are good... More

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Warburg
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We recently spent 5 nights at Kenvie Guest House. The Scottish breakfast was customizable, day by day, which was a nice touch. Dorothy waited for us on our arrival day (rather past the time she posts as the latest check-in time) and was unfailingly gracious and helpful. The dining room is cozy, which encouraged conversation amongst guests, but with tables... More

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Katzelsdorf, Niederosterreich, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Great B&B in quiet area, bus stop 5 minutes walk, Royal Mile in walking distance (about 30 minutes). The room was well furnished, clean, with tea/coffee making facilities, wlan. Excellent full scottish breakfast including fresh fruits and Dorothy was very helpful. We enjoyed our stay and would choose it again.

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Stayed there July 12/July15. Breakfast was great. Convenient to public transportation, University of Edenburgh and a great pub. Clean and affordable. Dorothy was very helpful in guiding us to where we wanted to go. We arrived later than we thought and Dorothy was waiting for us and it was much nicer than what we anticipated. Would definately stay there again.

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Additional Information about Kenvie Guest House

Address: 16 Kilmaurs Road, Edinburgh EH16 5DA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #169 of 442 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Friendly traditional 3-star guest house well-situated in a quiet Victorian residential area of Edinburgh, recommended by Lonely Planet and Rick Steves. 10 minutes from the city centre on good bus routes. Attractive, comfortable rooms, most with en-suite bathrooms. Free wireless internet access in all rooms and a free shared PC. Good Scottish breakfasts and warm helpful service! ... more   less 
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Kenvie Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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