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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Starvilla Guest House! We were 4 adults so we had booked a Family room on 1st floor. Doreen gave us such a warm welcome ... It was amazing... can never forget that !! She gave us all the first hand information that we would require to travel locally, places to visit, places to eat,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We fell into staying at Star Villa only because we thought it was somewhere else and were tired of looking - but it worked out. We really enjoyed our stay and getting to know where we were. Toll cross is not far from the center, has a lot of local restaurants, a good bakery (the Pinewood something)(Polish). The end of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Had a wonderful 3 night stay at this fabulous guesthouse. Communicotine pre arrival was good with Doreen. Parking is limited and Doreen reserved a space for us. On arrival we were given maps and information on bus stops etc from Doreen, Our room was well equipped iron, mini ironing board and hairdryer. Towels changed everyday. Good breakfast choice. My husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with my boyfriend we booked a double room but when we arrived we were given the family room which was bigger and consisted of a double bed and 3 singles and en suite bathroom which was a shower. Rooms were very clean and beds were comfy Doreen the host was very nice and welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

I stayed for 3 nights for the rugby. We had the large room with ensuite. It was enormous with four comfortable beds and all amenities including tea, coffee and biscuits and even a fridge. For future reference I looked at other rooms all had en suites, were very spacious well decorated and spotlessly clean, like ours. The location is great... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Having decided to visit Edinburgh once again, we decided to go for a smaller place to stay rather than the larger hotels we stayed in previously. Safe to say now afterwards it was absolutely the right choice. Fantastically friendly and helpful service by the owner (Doreen), who also provided some information about things we hadn't seen previously. Lovely Scottish breakfast... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

This was our second time at star villa so glad we returned. Land lady Doreen was lovely and welcoming, felt like I'd known her all my life, a great hive of knowledge which was really helpful if you've never been before and nothing was too much trouble for her. Lovely breakfast in a very clean breakfast room. Bedroom was lovely... More 

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights to explore Edinburgh. The room had everything we needed as a base to explore the city. The main sights are within walking distance and Doreen was happy to help us out with information on bus routes and quickest walking routes to where we wanted to go, and local pub suggestions. This was really... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We were visiting Edinburgh to experience the Fringe Festival and wanted to stay somewhere nearby. Star Villa was perfect; about a 15 minute walk to the action. Doreen was a lovely host and made the best porridge I have ever eaten.....don't know what her secret was! We had a spotlessly clean, quiet, upstairs room with an en suite and coffee... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I stayed here with three friends for three nights in Edinburgh. We had been dealing with lost luggage and Doreen was very understanding and was flexible with our arrival time while we worked to sort out our luggage. When it was finally delivered, we were out for the day, and Doreen kindly sent us a message to ease our minds,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Star Villa

Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $123 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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