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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed here for the weekend and it met all of our needs, we had a lovely spacious twin room, the continental breakfast was lovely with a great selection. The staff were were very friendly and helpful. I don't usually choose guesthouses when travelling, but my experience here has convinced me to try some more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here in February. What a lovely guest house. Room was amazing, it was huge and well decorated to a modern standard. Tea/ coffee making facilities. Nice ensuite bathroom. Central and within walking distance to all tourism places in Edinburgh. Parking was difficult and we had to park in a multi story about a 25 minute walk away. Breakfast was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Edinburgh often for working purposes and tried this B&B this time. I stayed 2 nights and spent most of my time out. It is clean and offer a great location (Airlink and tram to the airport at 5mins walk. Shops, restaurants and old town very close). I would say its location and the price are its big advantages.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents stayed there for 2 nights when visiting me in Edinburgh. The tenants were very nice, though my parents could not speak English very well. The tenants invited me to stay for breakfast with my parents for free even if I did not rent any room (I had my own flat). Breakfast was very nice. The room was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, comfy beds, would definitely recommend as convenient for the city centre, you get a key so it doesn't matter what time you come in. Lovely welcome, attentive at breakfast with free flowing coffee. Added to a positive experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

As with the first place we stayed in Edinburgh, we got the top floor, under the eaves. A bit of a walk up, and we had to share a bath with a couple other rooms, but overall very pleasant - as well as a bit cheaper than a room with a bath. The included breakfast was a good spread of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

One of the best guest houses i have ever stayed in morag and Paul were very helpful and friendly the service was first class and the room was perfect looking forward to the next time I go to Edinburgh I highly recommend this guest house

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great location near everywhere.Spacious room, with two big windows to the road(Hill street).there is ketle with tea and coffe.The staff friendly and willing to solve every problem.The mattress old and not comfort.the same the pillows . there was noise from the street, especially Saturday evening and night,and there is no isolation.The room needs refurbished and painting.There was a shared bathroom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The sine qua non, the USP, of this place is location, location, location. It's plumb in the middle of that cluster of elegant Georgian terraces centred on George St, ie just to the north side of Prince's St, and on the edge of the New Town district. So you're just two minutes' walk from the epicentre of the city. But... More 

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morag s, Owner at Edinburgh Central Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review of Edinburgh central guesthouse. I am glad you enjoyed Edinburgh and all the sights. Regards More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, and were very happy with it. The plus side: it is perfectly located, even better than I was expecting. We were welcomed, and Morag helped me understand the parking options available nearby, which had been worrying me. The room was basic and functional, clean and spacious. The shared bathroom was fine. The drawback was... More 

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morag s, Owner at Edinburgh Central Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Edinburgh Central guest house. As mention we are very central only minutes away from Princes street. Regards More 

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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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The Guest House is set in the heart of Edinburgh’s bustling city centre and is only a short walking distance away from the famous Princess Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edinburgh Central Guest House

Address: 8 Hill Street, Edinburgh EH2 3JZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $67 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh Central Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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