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Ravensdown Guest House

248 Ferry Road | Dszfliugy, Edinburgh EH5 3AN, Scotland
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lymington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Sadly, this is the first bad review I have written. I went out of my way to be friendly and courteous....unlike the owner David who was abrupt and cold. On the rare occasions his wife Yoka was there, the atmosphere was much better but when it was just him it was uninviting..he gave me dirty towels and I had to... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Prior to booking, we read the Trip Advisor reviews - especially the 'one stars' (!!!), however we found the place and the hosts to be absolutely fine. Lovely en-suite room with a cracking shower. Wifi in our room was fine. Plenty on street parking. Our stay (one night) was probably over priced, but I suppose when you've got a guest... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The owner David is very confrontational and does not respect the customers nor their opinion. The visit didn't start off well, given that he pushed for payment when we stopped to leave our luggage 3 hours before the room would be ready! He then proceeded on a lecture about American Express charging an unfair commission before promptly charging me a... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The house and rooms are spotless and very well decorated, the bedroom was large, airy and had a very clean on suite with shower. David the host is very friendly and accommodating with advice on buses etc. The number 23 takes you straight to Princess Street. Breakfast options we're good, cereals, yogurts, toast and jam etc and my cooked breakfasts... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I LOVE a certain caramel biscuit which is made in Scotland so very excited to see one when we got in the room. Hang on, one! One between two? How is that going to work. And why are we in a twin room (we got married 3 weeks ago!) and definitely didn't ask for a twin. At least I don't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Lovely house good sized rooms could be very good, it is badly let down by breakfast and tea making items in the room amongst other things, Virtually raw bacon, tepid tomato & mushrooms awful sausage. When I asked for just eggs & 'Well done' Bacon I got 1 egg & the same microwaved virtually raw bacon! We only had cooked... More 

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Mosta, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We stayed for a week in Ravensdown and were very happy with the accommodation and guest house in general. Rooms were clean and bright with modern decor and coffee making facilities, ensuite bathrooms though a bit small were also very comfortable. Small continental or cooked breakfast every morning (or both). Hosts were also very helpful and suggested places to visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Having stayed in various excellent BnB's on this trip I have to say that I was thoroughly disappointed with this so called 4star accommodation. The house was lovely, location perfect, views across to the city were fab. However, when it comes to the tea and coffee facilities in the room, they hadn't been topped up or checked prior to arrival... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We really liked the house, quite large and tastefully decorated. We had Room 1 at the front which had comfortable queen size bed and room was large with ensuite. David suggested we go to dinner on the river front at a seafood restaurant. It was excellent and full of locals, we would have missed the waterfront if we had riot... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice room and David was most helpful with his advise and answering our queries. What we will always remember is the dinner he provided us with when I was unwell and did not want to step out. Thank You David.

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ravensdown is a friendly and stylish guest house, run by David (Scottish) and Yoka (Dutch) providing quality bed and breakfast accommodation in central Edinburgh. A spacious Edwardian house built in the early 1900’s, Ravensdown has spectacular views of the city skyline, Edinburgh castle and Arthur’s Seat.Situated on Ferry Road to the north of the ancient city, within easy access to the port of Leith, with lovely pubs and restaurants, and the Royal Yacht Britannia. Approximately 5 minutes walk to the Royal Botanic Garden, Canonmills, Broughton and Stockbridge, a lively up market 'village', with wonderful pubs, restaurants, bars and boutiques.We can advise you what to do and see in and around the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ravensdown Guest House

Address: 248 Ferry Road | Dszfliugy, Edinburgh EH5 3AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $126 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ravensdown Guest House 4*
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