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17 Heriot Row | New Town, Edinburgh EH3 6HP, Scotland (New Town)
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The Stevenson House
Ranked #62 of 444 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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Stevenson House is convenient to everything you want to see in Edinburgh, and elegant, and of important historical and literary interest, but more than that, it is friendly and warm, more like being welcomed into a community than just being put up in a hotel.

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Bergamo, Italy
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location—interesting house—outstanding literary associations—friendliness of hosts—charming talkative children: an excellent place to stay in Edinburgh, and a place where you are treated as a welcome guest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved staying in Stevenson's home. I think the place is probably much more comfortable and homely than it was when his parents had the house, and better appointed. I felt honoured to be able to sleep there, and was made completely welcome. The breakfast was generous. Everything was clean and comfortable, good facilities and nothing whatever of which to... More

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Port Townsend, Washington
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You should think of the Stevenson house as a private residence with a couple of rooms that are rented out. What's interesting is that the family invites you in as though you are relatives they have always seen and will see again. And this includes the children. This all makes for a unique experience. We stayed in the room with... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An open friendly home were one can enjoy a house from the 1800 hundreds in original décor. We enjoyed the first floor large double.The room was warm with a 4 poster comfortable bed and were happy to find a lot of interesting books and near the fire place a wee decanter of Scotland's pride with two glasses.The en suite was... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Me and my friends stayed at Stevenson House for two weeks and it was really great. The continental breakfast was amazing and gave you a great start of the day. Felicitas and John were very kind and welcoming from the day we arrived to the day we left. They were more than happy to help us with advice and recommendation... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

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 September 25, 2014

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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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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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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