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17 Heriot Row | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6HP, Scotland (New Town)
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The Stevenson House
Ranked #74 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very mixed review. Depending on your travel preferences, this could be an ideal place or the worst place for you. THE GOOD The good is all very good. The house is a beautiful structure, with high ceilings and lots of history, being the boyhood home of Robert Louis Stevenson. It is in an outstanding location for exploring... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was flying solo, on business, without wife or family. I stayed two nights in the double on the first floor. Comfortable 4 poster bed, huge room and huge en suite with Olympic-size bath. Unfortunately I didn't have time to miss the TV or to have a long soak in the bath, but the big water jug was a sufficient... More

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Chicago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 2 nights at this wonderful B&B on the 2nd (or 3rd in the USA) floor. When planning our trip, my wife said I had to see the Stevenson House. I looked it up online and asked "do you want to stay there?" I contacted John and he got back to me right away and we... More

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three friends, in their 60s, needed a place to stay in Edinburgh on the last night of a two week hiking trip through Northern England. Instead of booking an ordinary airport hotel we chose to spend what little time remained of our sojourn in this historic home with the benefit of it's near location to old town. I had read... More

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Bay Area, CA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Starting with the basics, this is a perfect location from which to explore Edinburgh. A comfortable walk from the train station (even with luggage) we found Stevenson House a great base. There is a small cafe around the corner which served very fresh sandwiches, soups, and other goodies, which we were ready for when we first arrived. We stayed in... More

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were recommended to try this B&B by another which was already full - this being in the middle of the Edinburgh Fringe. We were very fortunate that they had one room available for the night we were there. Well placed centrally. Very comfortable, quiet and clean room with en suite facilities - one minor niggle - there was no... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have not yet had the pleasure of staying in this very special B & B, but I hope it will not be long before I do. However, I have taken a group for dinner there. It was a literary tour group with a particular interest in Robert Louis Stevenson. The house is quite fabulous, and the hosts are absolutely... More

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had a lovely trip to Edinburgh, courtesy of the Macfies at the Stevenson house. The house is beautiful and in a wonderful location, close to all the shops etc. of the New Town but on a quiet residential street opposite a vast leafy communal garden. The family were really friendly and helpful in giving us advice about the city... More

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lecco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent a lovely three days stay in Stevenson House thanks to the great kindness of John and Felicitas . A very "original" place where the atmosphere of the past lives into the present : we recommend to enjoy here your visit in Edinburgh : excellent rooms and breakfast !!! Luca & Raffy & Family

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Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Stevenson house is a most wonderful place for staying in this great city. Located very central in a most elegant street, this home is full of character and charme. I felt very much at home and enjoyed the peaceful and kind atmosphere.

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Address: 17 Heriot Row | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6HP, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Stevenson House Edinburgh, Scotland

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