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36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #100 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alice Springs, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and could not fault it. Doreen is lovely, she cooks delicious breakfasts with a variety of choices and is genuinely keen to help you with information about bus routes, cafes and restaurants as well as how to get to the numerous attractions in the city. Although we had the room facing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here some years ago, but the correct year was unavailable (truthfully, it has slipped my mind). We enjoyed our stay enormously, the room and ensuite were spotless, service was excellent. The location is walking distance to anything worth seeing and to all major busstops. There is a cosy pub nearby wich is nice, breakfast was varied and promptly... More

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B was so clean and comfortable.Doreen greeted us with a smile and was full of useful information about the area. There was an excellent choice of freshly prepared food for breakfast.Parking was also included which made this centrally placed guesthouse so convenient for walking into town or catching the very regular and varied bus services. I would have no... More

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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 September 1, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27
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