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The Mayville Guest House

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The host was the nicest person you could wish too meet but the room we had was dirty and dingy it had terrible smell about the room and you were in bed and could hear people breathing in dinning room it's in ideal location but I think it's worth paying a bit more too stay in a clean room it's...

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

LOCATION Easy access by bus (£1.6/ride, no change), can also walk from Edinburgh Waverley station but quite far tho, around 30 mins. Close to Sainsbury’s Local (5 mins) and many local coffee shops along the street. If you are nature lovers, highly recommend to visit the Holyrood Park with less than 15 mins walk. ROOM & FACILITIES Loved the hotel...

Thank muizii
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Situated on a main road that is 20 minutes by foot from the Royal Mile and just 10 minutes away from Arthur's Seat, this cozy guesthouse provides just what you need at an affordable price. The manager/caretaker was quite friendly and helpful, sorting out small issues when I brought them to him - except for the heating which turned out...

Thank jeffluk87
Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Being so close to Christmas, nearly everything was fully booked the weekend we planned to visit. I found this place online and decided to go for it. Despite some negative reviews, we couldn't have found this guesthouse more helpful. We arrived earlier than check in, but were still allowed to park the car and go into town for a drink....

Thank The_1000
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 5, 2016

A comfortable guest house at very reasonable rate. A bit of a hike from the town centre, but it was on a regular bus route. We were made to feel very welcome and given lots of useful tips about Edinburgh. The breakfast was only toast and cereals, but only a 5 minute walk away was an excellent pub doing a...

Thank mavis1955
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Got this room very cheap so was expecting basics but it was lovely. A grand guest house with traditional decor. It was really warm throughout which was welcomed. There were fresh towels and toiletries as well as a kettle and a fridge and tea, coffee. We even got a 4 poster bed as advertised. Really impressed with this place! The...

Thank Rhi H
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The decor and setting were perfect from quaint old scottish paintings to the stag head over the fire place-everything has been put together wonderfully. The room was bright, big and comfy with a great view over the garden. Tommy was always on hand and nothing seemed too much trouble. Will be visiting again!

Thank Rod D
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

hi i stayed in the mayville guest housein Edinbrugh no 5 minto street! for one night and had to ran away early morning while all my nick and face were red and itchy. i saw lots of bed bugs in my bed and really scared. that place is disgusting! if you want to talk me about this place my email...

1Thank ukrafiee
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This place needs plenty of work: it struggles with cleanness (a lot), the rooms have not much of space, everything just falling apart. Nice location and friendly owner though. It has en suite rooms, although plumbers and builders were not very competent. Wifi is not available in rooms with exit from the back. On the other hand, now I know...

Thank Linxmas
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay in a beautiful grand room which was clean. Tommy is a great guy and worth some time to get to know. Very relaxed atmosphere and I was helped greatly with whatever I needed. If you can book it last minute then do it because you will get a good price for a comfy stay! The room...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Mayville Guest House

Address: 5 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 1RG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $39 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mayville Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 9 great for friends sharing”
 of 5 bubbles 527tor, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the bck of the hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles RussH147, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed a room for three on the ground floor, and could see a nice garden in front!”
 of 5 bubbles Shuchang, Nov 7, 2015 | Read review
“room 12 was super comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles wmelia1, Sep 16, 2015 | Read review
“Ask about the bathrooms as our one wasn't useable.”
 of 5 bubbles Jenlogue, Apr 18, 2015 | Read review
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