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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have just returned from a fantastic first time trip to Edinburgh. Found this gem of a bed and breakfast on trip advisor and booked two nights for me, mum and sister. It is a beautiful house situated about a mile from the train station. we were greeted by the wonderfully funny owner Vivienne. The attention to detail she had given... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful stay at the Sherwood.The rooms are well decorated,and very clean.many extras provided in the room.Vivienne ,the hostess is amazing,and extremely helpful in every which way.Breakfast is very nicely set up,and more than adequate,and very nice atmosphere with classical music in the background.Best of all,the location could not be better,serviced by many frequent buses to town center.Would most... More 

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Thank Eti B
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ellen for your wonderful review. It was a great pleasure to meet you during your short visit to Edinburgh and hope to see you again one day. Vivienne More 

New York
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is nice and comfortable, but what really sets it apart is Vivienne. She is attentive to every detail and seems genuinely interested in her guests. Her breakfasts were the best we had in our whole trip. If I get to go to Edinburgh again, this is where I will stay.

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Thank Carol R
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review - if you come to Edinburgh again you better come and see me!! Vivienne More 

Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vivienne really knows how to receive guests. You can tell that she cares about her guests by the every single detail she cares about. The breakfast is delicious. The house is vintage and very charming.

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Thank msdestri
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Mario, thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your daughter and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again. Vivienne More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay in Sherwood for few night when I did major work for my house. Sherwood makes me feel like the most sweet Guest House ever. the owner Vivienne is very very kind and generous ,she also has good taste , the room looks wonderful after new decorating.非常干净, 房主人也很热情,强烈推荐。

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Thank zxcbusiness
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I shall be visiting your restaurant again very soon. Vivienne More 

Adolphustown, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights in August. Good location on a direct bus route to the Royal Mile, with some great restaurants, walkable from the B&B. Vivienne was very helpful with information about the buses and restaurants. The breakfast was plentiful, but not a cooked breakfast if you are looking for that. Good choice for our stay overall.The bathroom and... More 

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Thank SueK0H1G0
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and appreciating a Scottish breakfast is not always required! Georgian townhouses were not built on the large side and I appreciate a bed and breakfast is not the same size as a hotel would offer, however, I do offer cosy and comfortable in the city. Vivienne More 

York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel for a long weekend for the Edinburgh marathon this year, and found it was one of the only places not super expensive for those dates. It was easy to find, a bit of a walk from the centre, but not too far (even after the marathon!). We were greeted by the owner, who was very friendly... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive and gracious review. You were both a delight to meet and amazed at your marathon run! You are absolutely correct, a fresh healthy continental breakfast is offered every morning and i shall do my best to accommodate those who need alternative time requirements. Hope to see you again next marathon!! Vivienne More 

Bath, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sherwood Guest House for three nights at the start of a trip to Scotland. Vivienne is a gracious host and helped us a lot with restaurant recommendations and advice regarding restaurants. Breakfast was very good, with a selection of cereals, cold cuts, vegetables, cheeses, yogurts, hard-boiled eggs, etc. We had a room on the front of... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Marcus thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both during your visit to Scotland and enjoyed the vibrant busy city life of Edinburgh. Being located south of the city centre on a major bus route has great advantages. Vivienne More 

McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We stayed 5 nights at the Sherwood Guest house. Vivenne was a wonderful host. Full of knowledge and information. She was kind and welcoming. Loved joking around. My husband asked for mustard with breakfast. She laughed and went to her home to get it for him and it was waiting every morning after that. Breakfast was so good and plentiful.... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Mary what a wonderful review and thank you so very much. I shall ensure I have a full range of mustard for your next visit and ensure I introduce you to my cats! Vivienne More 

Evesham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

This is our second visit and we were welcomed again by the incomparable owner. The room is very well appointed and comfortable. Excellent breakfasts again in the newly decorated dining room. Lovely selection of fresh fruit, cereaks, cold meat, cheeses and delicious pastries. As before Vivienne is a fount of useful tips and suggestions to make your visit to Edinburgh... More 

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

What can I say but thank you so much for a heartfelt review! It was my honour to have the two of you back again and hopefully see you again next year for more memory makers! Vivienne More 

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Additional Information about Sherwood Guest House

Address: 42 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $82 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sherwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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