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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful building. Being in new town is very nice and close to the tram if you need it. The rooms are really nice and I enjoyed the modern bathrooms. The staff was wonderful, very helpful and kind. The breakfast was good. The only thing I didn't like is the fact that the elevator takes a long time and it's quite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights during the Festival. I didn't know the chain which has an unfortunate misnomer as it is a hotel and far better than most bed and breakfast places. It is beautifully situated on the splendid Rothesey Terrace. On arrival we were met by a friendly Spanish receptionist (one wonders if such people will still want... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped four nights from the 5th of August 2016 lovely building retaining many original features, A good choice for breakfast and within a 8 minute walk of Princes Street, bus stop five minutes away, great location in Edinburgh a nice comfy hotel with good service in a great location great atmosphere with the fringe taking place .I would recommend. this... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights mid August for The Fringe Festival. The hotel is lovely, is cosy, has lots of character & is in a good location (8-10 min walk from Princes Street). The staff were very welcoming & friendly. Our room was nice (spacious, clean & all of the necessities were provided). The only negatives were that there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a lovely weekend and my husband and dog, Barney. The staff were so friendly and welcoming, especially to our sweet Barney. The architecture of the hotel is gorgeous, although the decorating wasn't quite my style. It's quite modern at times and didn't feel in sync with the style of the architecture. The room left a bit to... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here at the end of July and I have to say what I really great place to stay it was clean and welcoming and all the staff were friendly and couldn't do enough to help me I arrived and it was within 10 mins from haymarket train station and only 5-10 mins from the city centre I will... More 

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Waseca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic holiday while staying with B+B Edinburgh!! There are so many things to love about or stay here; from the spectacular views from our room, the amazing breakfast that I miss so much, the short walk to get something to eat to the quiet walks around the back side of the building. The cab fares were... More 

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you very much for the fantastic feedback on your stay! I am so pleased to hear that our staff has managed to make your stay memorable, and that our B&B was the perfect place in the perfect location for you. It is also great to receive your positive feedback on our breakfast. Our menu was recently upgraded,... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I managed to let my family stay comfortable dispite the expensive price. However, the location is not so well that we have to walk at least 10 minutes in a hot day from train station. It is also not near to a bus station. The room is nice but small, at least not worth that much. The tolite is nice.... More 

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Dingyan31, thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at B+B Edinburgh. We are pleased to read that you loved the style of our B&B. Our location is quite central, with buses and tram just half a mile away. Most guests prefer to take a 10 minutes walk to the center, however our helpful staff is... More 

minnesota
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed when we arrived and found we did not receive the same room I had booked on site. Had requested the family suite with King bed. We got small room with hardly any walk way at foot of pull out bed to get to bathroom. What saved the trip was the very helpful staff. They went beyond... More 

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear wander69, Thank you for your feedback on your stay. I am sorry to read that your room was different than expected. On this occasion you reserved a Family Room, which was slightly smaller than our Family Suites. Although our Family Rooms are quite spacious, on your next stay a Family Suite might be more suitable to your needs. I... More 

Jessheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Friendly, accomodating staff. We got a nice family room on the 4th floor with lovely wiews! Nice breakfast! Good location. Close to the town centre, but not so close that the noise from the traffic disturbes. The lift is really small (smallest in the world) so can be tricky if you have really big bags to fit everything in.. A... More 

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear ingifnor, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at B+B Edinburgh! I am happy to hear that you had a great stay with us. Our staff is always aiming to give our guests the best possible experience. We are very lucky to be in such a beautiful and historical building, very central and... More 

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Staying in West End

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about B+B Edinburgh

Address: 3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland (Formerly Melvin House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $106 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — B+B Edinburgh 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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