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The Guest Room

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Burnaby, British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a couple nights and The guest room was very nice and in a great location for accessing downtown Edinburgh. Katrina and Fergus were super friendly and provided a nice breakfast in the morning straight to our room! The room was great with a comfortable bed, the only reason why I am giving this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at The Guest Room on the last night of our honeymoon, before heading back to the U.S. We absolutely loved our stay! Katrina and Fergus and their family were so warm and friendly - it felt like we were staying with family! The breakfast, delivered to our room, was delicious and the accommodations were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I recently stayed at The Guest Room B&B in Edinburgh and I can't imagine ever staying anywhere else. Katrina and Fergus and their family are the most delightful, thoughtful and helpful of hosts. Our room was lovely. Our breakfasts, brought to our room, were delicious. The location is as perfect as one could hope for. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful guest house in the centre of Edinburgh - really friendly and helpful hosts, a beautiful room and courtyard and great breakfasts in the morning. Great location too - a really lovely place to stay. We would definitely stay there again.

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Nantucket, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

This B & B is perfect for your first, or your fifth, visit to Edinburgh. We loved the location, the excellent accommodations, and the wonderful breakfasts...The hosts were extraordinary: welcoming, gracious, and so helpful! We came here for a short stay, late in June, 2016, and we hope to return for a longer stay at some point. We cannot give... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We consider ourselves very lucky to have stumbled upon this perfect place to stay when we visited our son at university during his first year and were so taken with it that we have returned three more times since. It's impossible to fault in any way from Katrina's efficiency at time of booking and her welcome on arrival to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Our third stay in this familiar atmosphere was as great as usual and it felt like coming home! What a warm welcome from the whole family including their lovely dog. A delicious healthy breakfast (with fresh croissants) brought to our spacious and comfortable room and friendly chats during the days. We also love the small souterrain garden and the short... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We were in need of a B&B for the weekend for a wedding we were attending in Edinburgh and after much searching we opted for The Guest Room. It didn't disappoint! Really very easy to find from the train station and we were warmly welcomed by Katrina who showed us to our room - which was located down our own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time staying with Fergus and Katrina. The room was lovely and breakfast was always amazing. When we arrived we were taken to free street parking, and Was brought back to the b&b. Close to the town with a 5-10 minute walk to main town and attractions. Would stay again if in area. Highly recommend. Thanks for a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

After a 24 hour flight we arrived at The Guest Room tired and in desperate need of a bit of R&R and we got exactly that. Our Courtyard room was lovely, quiet, super clean and very comfortable (the king size bed is phenomenal), not to mention a short walk from everything you could possibly want to do in Edinburgh. Katrina... More 

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Staying in New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guest Room B&B is situated right in the centre of Edinburgh's historic New Town of Edinburgh. Just a few minutes walk from art galleries, shops, restaurants and historic sites, it is the perfect and peaceful location from which to explore Edinburgh. The Courtyard Guest Room has its own private entrance, and is nestled at the end of a pretty courtyard, offering quiet and comfortable accommodation with en-suite facilities and a super kingsize bed/twin. The Guest Room overlooking the Courtyard is a large and airy double bedroom found at the end of your own private hallway, with private shower room. The large double sofa is the ideal place to relax with a cup of tea after a busy day exploring the city. Our meusli is homemade as is our bread and Fergus makes the best porridge - try it with maple syrup and blueberries. Breakfast is delivered to your room at a time that suits you. You will be looked after very well - we promise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Guest Room

Address: 31A Nelson Street, Edinburgh EH3 6LJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $80 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Guest Room Edinburgh, Scotland
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