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No. 16 Learmonth Terrace
Ranked #195 of 396 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 29, 2011

We read the reviews on here before choosing this B&B and our expectations were still exceeded. I arrived after a very long day and was exhausted and I was welcomed in and offered refreshments. There were cakes, biscuits and fudge in the room as well as whisky - what more could you ask for?

The room was large, spotless and full of home comforts. Fresh towels and gowns were provided and the bathroom was beautiful and again, spotlessly clean (shower gel, soaps, shampoo and conditioner were all provided) - after a long jacuzzi bath, I felt like I'd been to the spa.

Breakfast (one of the most important things for me when I am away) was perfect. Full cooked breakfast and continental breakfast with all the trimmings including various homemade jams (and homemade apple and walnut cake) and a large selection of fresh fruits and yoghurt. We were also offered a variety of drinks. The cappucino was great. Breakfast time was very flexible which is unusual but meant we were able to have a good lie-in on the Sunday, our day of departure (sadly).

Joon and Peter were the perfect hosts - kind and couldn't do enough to make our stay comfortable. One of the best B&Bs we have ever stayed in and excellent value for money. We hope to be coming back and have recommended to our family and friends.

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank thejollies
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Reviewed March 13, 2011

We stayed with Joon for a couple of nights over a sometimes rainy March weekend. Having spent the night before in the Sheraton at a conference, we also had something to compare it to.

We expected things to be different from a recently refurbished business hotel, and they were. No overblown styling, no formality - just a lovely room and some very attentive, personal, and top quality hospitality.

The room itself is lovely - lower ground floor, spacious, with high ceilings. With a large sofa, desk, wardrobe and laptop / wireless provided it has everything you need, and with a very well appointed bathroom up the stairs (which is private for guests to boot), we definitely had everything we needed. The lower ground floor has its own door in from the street so we felt very comfortable coming and going as we pleased.

Hospitality was excellent, with a warm welcome and plenty of local tips offered. Breakfast was fantastic (we didn't eat lunch either day!) and we were very well looked after (electric blankets turned on, treats on pillows etc).

Location wise, you're about 10 min walk from the west end of Prince's street, so not far from town at all, and even though you're just off the main road the sheltered lower ground floor room means you get no traffic noise.

In short, thoroughly recommended. Will very likely be back there with no hesitation next time we're in Edinburgh,

  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Bobble_the_Hatt
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Reviewed March 7, 2011

If you are looking for the perfect B & B, look no further. 16 Learmonth Terrace has everything you could wish for. Interesting, well cooked breakfast with lots of variety and a spacious, comfortable room with fridge, WiFi, TV, music and lots of lovely personal extras including the best chocolate fudge ever tasted! Bathrobes, slippers and toiletries are all provided. When we returned from a night out our bed had been prepared with hot water bottles, lavender sachets and a chocolate on the pillow-far, far more than we ever expected and it really made our first trip together to Edinburgh very special for us.
Joon and Peter are so welcoming and friendly, they also go out of their way to make your stay memorable. We look forward to our next visit and know we have found the perfect retreat.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank NickandLorna
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Reviewed February 22, 2011

Following a recommendation, we celebrated an anniversary at Joon’s lovely townhouse in the centre of Edinburgh. The location was perfect as was our bedroom – it had everything you could want (and more) – very comfortable bed and sofa, lots of space to relax in, Sky TV, DVDs, CDs, fluffy robes and slippers and a noise-free fridge (for our champagne!). Joon’s homemade tablet and choc rock plus a great selection of teas and a whisky dram all made our welcome special. Our private bathroom was very smart, offering heated towels, jacuzzi bath and courtesy toiletries. Joon’s a lovely lady (with a great taste in art). She’s very hospitable without being intrusive. Breakfasts were fresh and delicious and finished off with Joon’s scrumptious homemade jams. We were made to feel totally at home - this is definitely a place to recommend and to return to.

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 13, 2011

My boyfriend and I decided to stay here as a little treat for his birthday and valentines weekend.

We had read the reviews on trip advisor and they seemed really good, I have to say though I still did not expect the room and service to be as fantastic as it was!

Our room was perfect, so much more than we expected! Cleanliness and decor was superb!

The bathroom has a jacuzzi bath which was fantastic, so relaxing.

Joon and Paul we so friendly. Very welcoming and made our stay such a special treat. I have to say the breakfast was quite literally the best breakfast I have ever had! So much variety and Joon was so accomodating,everything was totally perfect!

Such a pleasant surprise ... Would definately stay here again and I highly recommend it!

  • Stayed: February 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank hlrybeatty
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Reviewed January 22, 2011

We stayed with Joon on a Friday night before picking our son up from school - we fancied a night out in Edinburgh!
16 Learmonth Terrace is a lovely classically proportioned Edinburgh property (with the most fantastic curved windows!), everything is comfortable, convenient, and spotlessly clean;but it is Joon's hospitality, welcome and attention to detail that mean that this is a place to which we will definitely return.

  • Stayed: January 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank notshort
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Reviewed January 16, 2011

We stayed with Joon at the end of December 2010 for Hogmanay and I couldn't say enough to recommend the experience. A large room with all the facilities you could need including internet, sky TV, our own carafe of whiskey and other Scottish treats. Our own bathroom with amazing spa bath and use of lovely toiletries. Everything was spotless and beautiful from the furnishings to the endless, interesting artwork covering the walls.
Joon made us feel at home from the outset, with her friendly, interesting demeanour and endless local knowledge. We included most of the activities on our trip with her recommendation and enjoyed it all. We could easily walk into the town centre from the house but there is also a bus stop nearby and always taxis.
Lastly the food.....always delicious, fresh and homemade from local produce, I am a vegetarian and am not often so well catered for. Offering many local delicacies and anything else you could think to ask for, Joon has impeccable taste.
We would recommend Joon's place to everybody!

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank FayeandJim
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Address: 16 Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 1PG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #195 of 396 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
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