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“Brilliant B&B” 5 of 5 stars
Review of A Georgian Residence at No. 11 Moray Place

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A Georgian Residence at No. 11 Moray Place
11 Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DT , Scotland (New Town)   |  
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Ranked #92 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Brilliant B&B”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Florence was an excellent host - magnificent breakfast and service; helpful advice; friendly; fantastic location. Would highly recommend as an affordable place to stay in central Edinburgh - would use again!

Room Tip: The top floor suite is excellent, with amazing views!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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florenceshanks, Owner at A Georgian Residence at No. 11 Moray Place, responded to this review, October 13, 2012
I very much appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you if you are ever in Edinburgh again. Kind regards Florence
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Penrith
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

A lovely Georgian house used as a B&B. Huge breakfast with several choices (full Scottish, kippers, eggs...). The room we've stayed in is very large, overlooking the street. The single room we've popped our head into is much smaller and less luxurious, so can't comment on it. The big room cost us £100 a night. Bed very comfortable, TV and tea-making facilities are good quality. Parking round the corner is free on Saturday and Sunday and about £2 an hour other days (max 4hours) which is not too bad for Edinburgh!

Room Tip: Large one overlooking the front street. (I haven't been in the others, though).
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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florenceshanks, Owner at A Georgian Residence at No. 11 Moray Place, responded to this review, October 13, 2012
So pleased you enjoyed your stay!

Don't worry about the single room, it's a private room so we don't rent it out.

Thanks for your review.

Florence
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This was my first visit to Edinburgh and our stay in Florence's beautiful home was a delightful experience and she was most welcoming and helpful. The accomodation was lovely and the attention to detail was very welcome. The beautiful surroundings of the house and its contents give you a glimpse of how grand the houses of yesteryear must have been. The breakfast was generous with plenty of choice and freshly cooked to order, which is a rare treat for this busy working Mum. The house is within a short walk to Princes Street and all the main attractions and very easy to reach from the main airport bus route. We would definitely stay here again, thank you Florence. 11th/12th August 2012

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We stayed at A Georgian Residence on the 12th September 2012 and were greet by the wonderful Florence on arrival.

The B&B has been an amazing Grande home in its day, which has been turned into a B&B. Walking into the hotel it is filled with character and a "homey" feel. The rooms are a little dated in decor but it just adds the appeal. Lots of little extras, which just make it worth while i.e., Scottish shortbread along with refreshments (tea and coffee) as well as chocolates in your bedrooms. In the bathroom were toiletries including clean fresh razors should you need them. Fresh bedding and fluffy towels. We were based on the third floor with a magnificent view over the city.

Location - a short 10 minute walk, if that, from the end of Princes Street.

Breakfast included fresh juice, fresh fruit, cereals, toast with condiments, porridge, full Scottish breakfast, omelettes, Scottish salmon, smoked mackerel. Wonderful!!

Only negative, parking outside was quite expensive but this is something throughout Edinburgh.

No complaints and would use again. Thanks for a wonderful stay Florence.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

This was my second stay at Florence's lovely home, and this time I brought my 17 and 14 year old grandchildren to explore Edinburgh. Florence was welcoming, gracious, and very helpful with suggestions and advice about the sights of Edinburgh. Our room was beaufiful and ample for the three of us, and Florence was a delightful hostess. Our view was lovely, and each breakfast was so delicious and filling that we were not hungry again until late afternoon. Florence gave us her key to the private park so that we could walk amongst its beauty and along the Water of Leith to the Museum of Modern Art. My grandchildren were as pleased with our accommodations as I was. We highly recommend Florence's home.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I stayed with Florence Shanks at 11 Moray Place for a full week in August, having come to Edinburgh to do research on adaptations of Shakespeare plays at the main Festival and the Fringe. If it hadn't been for Florence's advice about navigating the city, I never would have accomplished so much. (Her house is conveniently located at walking distance from the city centre.) At the ends of long days, it was wonderful to return to my immaculate and comfortable room, and to prepare for the next part of the schedule. I should add that breakfast was always a pleasure, not only because of its quality and range of choice, but also because of the delightful people I met who were also Florence's guests.

Room Tip: Anyone who has difficulty climbing stairs should request a room on the second floor.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Staying in this marvellous Georgian house for the Fringe Festival was a real treat.
The comfortable 2 bedroomed suite at the top of the house served us well (as relatives - one couple and one single person) and the view from these bedrooms - and from the en suite bathroom's shower - to the Firth of Forth each morning was terrific.
Breakfasts were splendid and generous, which meant we didn't need to eat again until dinner time. Florence is a terrifically knowledgable and helpful 'landlady' who recommended the new Picasso exhibition - which otherwise we would not have seen. The house is quiet, clean and very convenient for all of Edinburgh's sights and shopping and we all slept very well each night. Have only good thing to say about this place! Do try it... Alison

Room Tip: The house is a tall town house, in a quiet setting, but no elevator, If you don't want to climb...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 11 Moray Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DT , Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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Ranked #92 of 440 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
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Number of rooms: 4
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