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Ravensdown Guest House

248 Ferry Road | Goldenacre, Edinburgh EH5 3AN, Scotland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The owner David is very confrontational and does not respect the customers nor their opinion. The visit didn't start off well, given that he pushed for payment when we stopped to leave our luggage 3 hours before the room would be ready! He then proceeded on a lecture about American Express charging an unfair commission before promptly charging me a... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The house and rooms are spotless and very well decorated, the bedroom was large, airy and had a very clean on suite with shower. David the host is very friendly and accommodating with advice on buses etc. The number 23 takes you straight to Princess Street. Breakfast options we're good, cereals, yogurts, toast and jam etc and my cooked breakfasts... More 

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Thank Dave D
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I LOVE a certain caramel biscuit which is made in Scotland so very excited to see one when we got in the room. Hang on, one! One between two? How is that going to work. And why are we in a twin room (we got married 3 weeks ago!) and definitely didn't ask for a twin. At least I don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Lovely house good sized rooms could be very good, it is badly let down by breakfast and tea making items in the room amongst other things, Virtually raw bacon, tepid tomato & mushrooms awful sausage. When I asked for just eggs & 'Well done' Bacon I got 1 egg & the same microwaved virtually raw bacon! We only had cooked... More 

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Mosta, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stayed for a week in Ravensdown and were very happy with the accommodation and guest house in general. Rooms were clean and bright with modern decor and coffee making facilities, ensuite bathrooms though a bit small were also very comfortable. Small continental or cooked breakfast every morning (or both). Hosts were also very helpful and suggested places to visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Having stayed in various excellent BnB's on this trip I have to say that I was thoroughly disappointed with this so called 4star accommodation. The house was lovely, location perfect, views across to the city were fab. However, when it comes to the tea and coffee facilities in the room, they hadn't been topped up or checked prior to arrival... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We really liked the house, quite large and tastefully decorated. We had Room 1 at the front which had comfortable queen size bed and room was large with ensuite. David suggested we go to dinner on the river front at a seafood restaurant. It was excellent and full of locals, we would have missed the waterfront if we had riot... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice room and David was most helpful with his advise and answering our queries. What we will always remember is the dinner he provided us with when I was unwell and did not want to step out. Thank You David.

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Brackney, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We stayed five nights and were very happy the whole time. The owner was extremely helpful, with suggestions and information. He arranged for bicycles for us to rent, and called a cab for us when we left. Breakfasts were generous and delicious, with eggs any way we wanted, meats available, multiple breads including gluten-free, fresh fruits. It is in a... More 

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Thank Timothy M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Ravensdown, on our trip to Edinburgh. Our flight from Toronto landed at 6:30am in the morning, but they helped us out by taking our luggage in, so we could explore the city for the morning, before a very early check-in at 1:00pm. The building is on a busy street, but it was not too... More 

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