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The Stevenson House

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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“macfie family”(24 reviews)
“four poster bed”(13 reviews)
“welcoming home”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely agree with all the effusive reviews of this wonderfully quirky B&B - if you want to experience staying somewhere that is a Georgian family home oozing with history, antiques and items collected from their trips around the world and eat breakfast in the...More

1  Thank Carolyn T
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded yesterday

We look forward to seeing you again, too! Welcome any time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was something magical about spending a few nights in the childhood home of Robert Louis Stevenson. The owners who live there now offer two rooms for lodgers, a large master bedroom with a charming Victorian-era bathroom (just a tub, no shower) and another room...More

2  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our second visit at the Stevenson House. It was just as delightful as our previous visit. I can't recommend it highly enough! The host and location are fantastic. You will not be disappointed.

1  Thank joe f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately didn't like this place as much as we had hoped. The people were nice but the place was musty, stuffy, and cluttered. Our bedroom door would not lock. There was a bathtub but no shower. The place was also expensive for what it was....More

Thank soniafaruqi
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us here in our family home, during some of the warmest weather we have had in Scotland for many years. I am really sorry you found it disappointing, as we make every effort...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

John spoke about the connection of his home to Robert Louis Stevenson and served us tea in a 2 plus hour visit. He had prepared resources but was flexible in the conversation with the 3 of us. I am inspired to reread or read Stevenson...More

Thank karenboschcobb
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded July 6, 2018

Many thanks for the kind words! The Stevensons do indeed get everywhere, from Orkney to the Isle of Man and beyond. We are so glad you enjoyed it! Best Regards The Stevenson House Team

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Hotel Style
#2 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#92 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#26 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Great View Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Quaint Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
#2 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#92 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#26 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#10 Great View Hotel in Edinburgh
#36 Quaint Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Nearby
New Town
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
...More
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"If you have 3 people, ask and they will probably put an extra bed in the twin room for you."
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"All rooms are unique!"
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"For a romantic stay, request the room with the four-poster bed. For a lovely view of the Forth, ask for the..."
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"We were upstairs and in the backside of the building. It was calm and we slept very well."
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