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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here as a party of 10 for a 40th birthday. Clean friendly and excellent location. Yes, there's lots of stairs but apart from that it's a lovely place. Had a room for 6. It was massive, clean and comfortable. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good value B&B as we booked in advance. All the reviews I read before going complained about too many stairs and yes this is true so if you have mobility issues it's best avoided. Apart from that our room was clean and comfortable with a refurbished en suite bathroom - only snag here was a noisy fan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a guest-house it is very conveniently located; Staff very friendly and helpful, especially Magic and the spanish lady; Stairs are a challenge - but if you are a tourist in Edinburgh it gives you good practice for the actual Castle - so nothing really to complain about as its clearly mentioned on their website; Clean beds although bunk bed's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place where the customers matter. Everything is thought about. Lovely stay near Princes Street and the Rose area. Rooms are like the photos with no scary surprises. Stairs are in abundance but they are everywhere in Edinburgh. We would stay again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights in August 2016 and while it is very central and easy to get to things it does have some things against it. As others have said there is no lift so many stairs to climb. We were on the first floor so didn't have too many but did need to go to the 3rd... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This barely a two star property. The rooms, beds and facilities are not well kept and uncomfortable. Most of the rooms are on third and fourth floors and there is no elevator. There is no proper receptionist either. We had to wake someone up to check in. There is no proper ventilation in the rooms which means you'll need to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The room was great - but no view. It was cleaned daily and comfortable. Staff and administration below average - they don't seem to communicate with eachother or the guests. Confusion on booking initially then on settlement bill. I use a credit card whenever I'm away for security. I'm never charged with a fee even on item of £20.00. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This hotel is in a great location and the rooms are very clean, the staff are very friendly and helpful, the breakfast also is spot on.....BUT!!! There were 70 yes 70 stairs to our room! There is no lift, I am in my 60s and it took me 2 hours before I could breathe comfortably after climbing them! The reception... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

room clean and staff excellent with recommendations on places to eat. great location to the castle. star buck next door. safe area. room large and did have a bathroom. we only stayed one night but the breakfast upstairs was wonderful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We stayed here for three nights in two double rooms and one night in a family room during a two week tour of Scotland. Pros: Their location is great! The guesthouse is located in between two main roads: Prince and George St. Both are lined with great shops, restaurants etc. We were within blocks of excellent thai and pub grub.... More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Castle View Guest House

Address: 30 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3HT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $81 - $1,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle View Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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