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Star Villa

36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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Ranked #95 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
steffiKo242 Innsbruck, Austria
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at Doreen's place for four nights. We've been in two, but we had a room with three single beds and one queen size bed. The bathroom is rather small, but the shower is phenomenal. The breakfast was perfectly good. You get everything, from toast, porridge, fruit etc. to a small variety of typical Scottish dishes. Whenever we had... More 

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Doreen greeted us and took us to our room. Because other guests were staying longer, we were given a different room than I booked, but for the same price. Instead of a queen with ensuite bath, we had an overly large room with a queen bed, and 3 single beds. There was plenty of room also. The bath was off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My Boyfriend and I booked a very last minute few days away to Edinburgh in September and were lucky enough to find a room with Doreen. Right from the price for 2 nights to the immediate courtesy email I received from her, we knew this was the best place we could have chosen. We were greated like old friends, she'd... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I went to Edinburgh for 2 days, Doreen was absolutely helpful. A short description about the house location and how to get to the attraction and the city center was given. My double bedroom was upgraded to a family room for my daughter (1year old). The breakfast was absolutely delicious. It's the best experience with guest house that I have... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

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 October 8, 2014

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 October 7, 2014

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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