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Boynton Beach, Florida
Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

A little suprised that the rooms were so old but very clean. Small tvs { ours had to be replaced.} All correspondence was by cell phone. No one on premises .No indication it was a b& b from the other side. They let let me move part of my reservation to the weekend do to a change in my plans...

Thank Chris S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Hello! Firstly, I am thankful to the owners for the service they provided me. I spend in the "Moet" room (the en-suite one) in the Guest House approximately 4 months and a half, from the 3rd of January till May the 15th. I decided to join 15 Merchiston Gardens' "family" just before Christmas in order to have a place where...

Thank Maga1987
Maryport, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 9, 2015

We were Thrown out - so shortly after arrival that some of our things were still in the car (my mobile phone being one). "Ejected from the premises" on the word and the whim of a 10yr old lad (approx) who told his Mother I'd been rude to him when he opened the door to us. After having telephoned that...

7Thank no1pinkpanther
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed September 9, 2014

Obviously their interpretation of luxury suite is far far away from the real meaning. We booked the luxury suite which was a large room for sure but the room had the original poorly maintained wood sash windows (notorious for their draughts) which were difficult to close for a novice. There was an OLD CRT televison in the room, now that...

1Thank Dennis146
Reviewed September 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed for one night for a night out at the stand comedy club. We had a very friendly welcome when we arrived and throughout our stay. The rooms are very clean and spacious. The place is a short distance to town, easily within walking distance with a lovely walk through the Meadows. Would recommend staying here.

Thank Gkane1
Office E, Manager at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we really appreciate it! We are so glad you found our staff warm and welcoming as we do our very best to provide excellent customer service. We also enjoy a good night at the stand, here at Merchiston gardens, and would love to have you stay again. If you did want to stay with...

Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Stayed at 15 merchiston gardens for 2 nights visiting family. My sister and I stayed in the glenturret suite. Beautiful room and beautiful house! Lovely people really helpful and welcoming cant recommend this highly enough! Would definitely use again!

Thank cheryl d
Office E, Public Relations Manager at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you wonderful review, we really appreciate the time you have taken to do so. We are very pleased to find that you and your family liked our home, we take pride in the old decor and period style and are happy you enjoyed it also. I am also very glad to hear our staff were...

Dollar, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here for three nights whilst visiting family. Enjoyed my stay here. Nice continental breakfast which you choose the night before and it is delivered to your door with a cheery 'Good Morning'. Very comfortable room. Excellent value for money.

Thank Patsy A
Office E, Receptionist at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate the time you have taken to write a review and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay at our home. Hope to see you again, all the very best!

Cuges-les-Pins, France
Reviewed March 11, 2014

3 nights there with a couple of friends for this very nice B&B, very quiet, easy connexion to the city center, perfect wifi. We felt sometimes like in "Harry Potter" very quiet house. The 2 rooms we have seen with simpathetic views on typical backside garden

Thank Francois C
Office E, Receptionist at 15 Merchiston Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We can see what you mean when you say it gives you a happy potter vibe, it is a lovely example of a Victorian terrace house with architecture just like in Harry Potter. The reason for this is that J.K Rowling, author of Harry Potter...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 2, 2014

We made a booking for four nights at Merchiston Gardens through booking.com several weeks in advance of travel and were all set to travel up by plane to Edinburgh then got a phone call the day before travel from the owner saying that she had to cancel our booking. She claimed that she had tried to contact us by phone,...

8Thank jezconolly
Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia
Reviewed December 4, 2013

We stayed here for a total of 6 nights with a 2 night break in the middle while we went on a tour. We found this place lovely and very homely. This is not a hotel it is a family home so anyone looking for glitz and glamour look in the city. It is located in a quiet street and...

Thank matt s
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No 15 is a beautiful bed and breakfast in a wonderful residential suburb of edinburgh, just a 10 minute bus ride or 25-30 minute walk to Princes Street and the castle. There is free wifi. There are lots of fabulous restaurants close by plus wonderful shops. The house has 3 gorgeous bedrooms, all furnished with genuine antiques, persian rugs and wonderful deep sprung mattresses ensuring a peaceful deep night's sleep. Parking is free all weekend and from 5.30pm to 8.30am each week day. There is totally free parking all week just 400 metres from the B&B. This is a family home with 3 young children, who can be noisy in the mornings so ideally suited to those who want to experience life in a scottish household and want a lovely immaculately clean room and really friendly hosts. Continental breakfast is served to your room by breakfast tray on request for £5.00 per person. All credit card payments are subject to a 2.5% charge. We always try to check in all guests personally but having children does mean that sometimes we can't always be home but your key will always be available in the key safe so please let us know your arrival time where possible or call on arrival if there is no immediate answer at the door. We are strictly non-smoking. Our aim is to help you have a lovely visit to Edinburgh and one that you will always remember and look forward to coming back to. Please note that our latest check in time is 9pm unless prior arrangements have been made. Late check in is usually possible but only when we know about it before hand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 15 Merchiston Gardens

Address: 15 Merchiston Gardens, Edinburgh EH10 5DD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Hotel Class:2 star — 15 Merchiston Gardens 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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“I don't have any tips”
 of 5 bubbles Dennis146, Sep 9, 2014 | Read review
“The Glenturret Suite has a large ensuite bath/shower room.”
 of 5 bubbles CJO130, Jul 29, 2013 | Read review
“my family used all rooms. all beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles 212antonios212, Jul 13, 2013 | Read review
“The Glen Turret is a fine and spacious room”
 of 5 bubbles HerefordDillon, Feb 13, 2013 | Read review
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