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3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY Scotland
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#58 of 419 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
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We are here to change the way you think about bed & breakfast.B+B Edinburgh is a stunning boutique bed & breakfast situated in a historic listed building in the heart of Edinburgh. Sensitively refurbished to the highest quality in 2011, the property offers a stylish bar where guests can relax and enjoy a range of specially selected Scottish whiskies. The library offers a cosy retreat for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet moment after a hectic day of sight-seeing. Pets are welcome.
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Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Hungarian, Italian and 1 more
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rmowda255190 wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Absolutely loved this place. The staff were so friendly and proffessional, and really welcomed our doggy who got his own bed and bowl in the room :) the building is beautiful, breakfast was delicious and thank God we upgraded to a family suite room last minute as covid restrictions meant all pubs and restaurants were closed but we were more than happy in our room which was bigger than our flat at home! The views were stunning from huge windows and high victorian ceilings. There was ample parking outside (free from 18.30 saturday until Monday morning). And if you take a walk down hill behind the hotel you will find a beautiful river walk. Will definately come here again!
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Date of stay: October 2020
Sleep Quality
2 Helpful votes
Response from Ewa Karwacka, Other at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Dear rmowda255190, Thank you very much for this kind review. I am delighted to hear that you were looked after well by our staff and managed to make the most out of your visit with looming restrictions. I do hope you will come and stay with us in the near future now that Edinburgh is starting to buzz with life again. Kind Regards,
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BinksLondon wrote a review Sep 2020
Ses Salines, Spain41 contributions95 helpful votes
B+B is a very well situated hotel in Edinburgh's West End - retaining the grandeur of a former life, made simpler for guests wanting a fuss free, great value stay. (To really experience how amazing the property could be - walk up to the nearby Bonham!) After a six night stay, it's clear that the hotel takes cleanliness very seriously BUT a first night discovery was a mascara laden cotton bud and kleenex behind the bedside table. As the Duty manager said - this was "completely unacceptable". By the way - faultless staff, attentive and concerned that everything was ok. Bed - comfortable. Slept well every night On tap free coffee, although filtered was as unavailable as it was available. Details - room sash window needs fixing. It either had to be closed or opened by staff. The breakfast was better than adequate - the breakfast room a lovely space but in a Bermuda triangle of kitchen radio, reception radio and minimal volume tv situated within the breakfast room itself.. something which really does need to be sorted. And not the Capital Radio option. Would I go back? Absolutely, yes.
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Date of stay: September 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from Ewa Karwacka, Other at B+B Edinburgh
Responded Sep 15, 2020
Dear BinksLondon , I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave us this kind and very helpful review. I am delighted to hear that over all you enjoyed your time spent with us and have passed your valid feed back on to our general manager. We certainly hope to see you both here again in the not too distant future. Warm Regards,
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suemM1185VI wrote a review Sep 2020
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom4 contributions11 helpful votes
We found the B+B via a booking agent and I think the name of the property suggests it is more of a B&B type property, but how wrong that is! its a wonderful hotel with a great interior and has added extras such as brilliantly stocked library and a glamorous bar area. The reception has a complimentary tea/coffee machine available 24/7. Breakfast is a must! Scottish traditions such as haggis and square sausage are all available to order at no extra charge. Although the hotel is about 10 mins walk from the centre of Edinburgh it was very easy to navigate around and there are lots of bars/restaurants within walking distance to visit. We had a family room which was huge and much better space wise than you normally get anywhere. I would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: August 2020
Sleep Quality
2 Helpful votes
Response from Ewa Karwacka, Other at B+B Edinburgh
Responded Sep 8, 2020
Dear suemM1185VI, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave this helpful review for our future guests. I am delighted that we exceeded your expectations and hope to be able to impress you in again in the very near future. Kind Regards,
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njenk wrote a review Sep 2020
langstone15 contributions36 helpful votes
I have just spent 2 nights at this hotel.The location is great.Staff were very friendly and helpful.Our room was excellent with great views of the castle.The breakfast was excellent and was freshly cooked to order.Fantastic value for money!
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Date of stay: August 2020
Sleep Quality
2 Helpful votes
Response from Ewa Karwacka, Other at B+B Edinburgh
Responded Sep 6, 2020
Dear njenk, I am delighted to hear that you were pleasantly surprised with your stay, we hope to be able to impress you again in the near future.
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310Rob wrote a review Sep 2020
Inverness, United Kingdom29 contributions51 helpful votes
With a glut of accommodation in the city we booked the Edinburgh B+B for a short break based on customer reviews and we weren’t disappointed. The staff are super friendly, helpful and effecient, this coupled with arguably one of the best locations in central Edinburgh will ensure it’s going to be our go to stopover when visiting the capital in future. Comfortable, quiet room with a spectacular view over Dean’s village and all the usual amenities you’d expect. The breakfast was a real surprise, great selection, good food and all delivered with the same outstanding service. We have stayed in some very expensive and supposedly ‘top’ hotels in Edinburgh before and not experienced half the level of customer service found here, perhaps they could learn a thing or two from B+B on how to deal with the public.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Response from Ewa Karwacka, Other at B+B Edinburgh
Responded Sep 5, 2020
Dear 310Rob, Thank you very much for this simply wonderful review, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are constantly striving to provide the best service that we can in all aspects of the hotel so to hear that this has come across really does brighten our day. Warm Regards,
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Frequently Asked Questions about B+B Edinburgh
Which popular attractions are close to B+B Edinburgh?
Nearby attractions include Dean Village (0.1 miles), St. Mary's Cathedral (0.2 miles), and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two) (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at B+B Edinburgh?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at B+B Edinburgh?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at B+B Edinburgh?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to B+B Edinburgh?
Conveniently located restaurants include @Pizza Charlotte Lane, The Painted Rooster, and Forage & Chatter.
Are pets allowed at B+B Edinburgh?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does B+B Edinburgh offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at B+B Edinburgh?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, and Hungarian.
Are there any historical sites close to B+B Edinburgh?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Palace of Holyroodhouse (1.7 miles), The Real Mary King's Close (1.0 miles), and Gilmerton Cove (4.5 miles).