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Star Villa

36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
#128 of 442 hotels in Edinburgh
39 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bologna, Italy
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

we spent a long weekend in August in Edinburg for the FRinge and stayed at this guesthouse. We really liked it. The room was nice, breakfast was great and the location was good. Away from the crowds of the centre but close enough to the old town to walk everywhere. The staff is very nice and seem to be genuinely... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Star Villa for 4 nights, for the Edinburgh Fringe. The location was excellent for us to get to the central venues and is on a direct bus route to the train station. Right from the start we were made to feel really welcome by Doreen, who really makes her guests comfortable and gives loads of great... More

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hobart
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed for 3 nights found the room to be comfortable on the small side but very clean. Doreen was very helpful and the location was very central, we used the bus which was very handy. The room that we had was on the 3rd floor which was a bit of a struggle with the suitcases that was the only negative,... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from a 3 night stay at the Star Villa.The room was light and airy and very clean with comfortable beds.There are tea/coffee making facilities, TV,a small fridge,iron, ironing board even a hairdryer!The en-suite was light , clean and fresh towels were supplied each morning.At breakfast time there is a big selection of choice and Doreen is happy to... More

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

loved our stay at star villa - our twin room was clean and beds were very comfortable - breakfast was fresh and lovely - doreen the owner was extremely helpful and a font of knowledge -location was central with only a 10 minute walk to princes street - great value for money and would definitely stay here again

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I have stayed with Doreen before so when visiting Edinburgh with my mother this April, I was of course glad to find that Doreen could provide us with an accommodation. We stayed in a twin room en-suite for a week and we felt very comfortable and very welcomed all around. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom clean, and there was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A friend and I stayed at the Star Villa for three nights during our visit to Edinburgh and really enjoyed it. The owner, Doreen, was so kind and accommodating even in our email and telephone exchanges before we arrived. She was very welcoming once we got there and gave us helpful info and tips about the city as well. The... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Couldnt have picked better - excellent room with on suite shower/wet room - Doreen was very welcoming from the moment we arrived - enjoyed our 'scottish' hot breakfast and even the day we had to leave early for a trip Doreen organised a cold tray for us - perfect location in walking distance to many of the main sites but... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Stayed for Royal Highland Show, booked by company. Very warm welcome. Doreen was exceptionally helpful. Room immaculate.Beds very comfortable.Shower was super(!).Continental breakfasts fabulous. Location excellent. Would like to move in! Highly recommend! Huge thank you to Doreen!

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Stayed her in late June, Doreen the owner is anexcellent host, gave us loads of great information. Advised of a local Chinese (The Panda) best meal we've ha in ages. B&B is a 15 minute walk from the centre and easy to find. We stayed in room 8 and the bed was fantastic. Breakfast was cooked fresh and was very... More

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Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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