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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Omg if u have any sense don't do it guys we booked this room thinking it was nice boy was we mistaken ,what a dump smelt like a charity shop, the curtains were dirty,and shower and toilet well put it this way they never got a plasterer in to do there jobs. The couple were friendly enough but the place... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 30, 2015

Stayed her on the penultimate night of the Edinburgh Tattoo, after a long drive up from Norwich, we were greeted by I am presuming the owner. Who showed us round, showed us to our room and gave us the keys to both the bedroom and the front door. We went out, came home around about 11:30pm. The mini driveway was... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

We wanted a place near Edinburgh with car parking. This B & B fitted the bill. On arrival we had a warm greeting and were shown the room. The room itself had everything that we required although slightly dated but was usable and the room was cleans and tidy - we did have en suite. The B & B offers... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Dated, dog eared, damp, dingy and over priced. Would not recommend . Finding a mouldy peach in the corner of the room, wasn't the highlight of our stay. The building is beautiful from the front outside, but is in dire need of renovation. There must be 78 coats of paint on each door/skirting board.the place made me cringe, I'd be... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had a lovely 3 night stay in this guesthouse over NewYear. We ended up booking a twin room for myself and my partner as we couldn't find a double anywhere else. The room was spacious, decor was dated but nothing major. We slept in the single bed and there was more than enough room for both of us. Best... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

The guesthouse is located in an extremely cozy and laid-back area of Edinburgh, close to Arthur's Seat and the Hollyrood area. The building in which the guesthouse is situated is beautiful and so are the rooms. With a bit of refurbishing and some more care, this place could be a real treat!

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Kingussie, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Arrived and was ushered up two flights of very steep stairs to an attic room - Room 8 I think. Thank goodness I didn't have any luggage. The man who showed me to the room showed me the bathroom then disappeared. The room was furnished with dilapidated furniture painted a disgusting lilac colour. The radiator in the room did not... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was a lovely little b&b in a nice place. My room was basic but very clean i was made to feel very at home by annie who is the jewell in the crown and cooks a lovely breakfast aswell!. I hope to visit edinburgh again soon and would be more than happy to stay here. The bus service is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

What a horrible place to spend the night. Welcome was a cold as the come, though that it was a real pain to assist with my luggage, which I required given the two flights of steep stairs. Payment was a problem, they had keyed the credit card number incorrectly before I arrived so payment was declined , you would had... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 26, 2013

Obviously prices go up during the festival as I paid 212 for 2 nights bed & breakfast for myself and my 2 children. The guest house is very dated and needs some freshning up especially the bedrooms. The breakfast was minimal only 2 choice of cereals, no ketchup, no sausages, only white bread - and the lady who serves us,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Portobello Guest House

Address: 33 Straiton Place | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2BA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had a street view but I am sure if you asked you could have a view of the sea!”
 of 5 bubbles gothicsorcha, Aug 30, 2015 | Read review
“Go somewhere else !!!”
 of 5 bubbles pc107, Oct 11, 2013 | Read review
“Avoid the place.”
 of 5 bubbles CTHTravelUK, Sep 25, 2013 | Read review
“ocean view !!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles judante, Jul 23, 2013 | Read review
“If you want sea view phone and ask for one. Double check your room is en suite. Take ear plugs.”
  • This was our view- from a room we had asked to be a sea view.
 of 5 bubbles hj626, Jul 3, 2013 | Read review
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