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Lindsay Guest House
Ranked #75 of 392 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Redland City, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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“Very Good B&B”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

Looking for a good B&B in Edinburgh, this it it. Close to public transport into Edinburgh. Good sized room with great bathroom. Breakfast was well done. Great pub just down the road, look it up "The Kilted Pig. Our host Keith was helpful with heaps of local knowledge. Off street parking so close to the city was a bonus.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

A family run Victorian guesthouse by Keith and Pam who are very friendly and helpful to visitors.

Located at Colinton, the guesthouse is just few minutes away from Edinburgh City Centre and with easy access to the international airport, motorway, and other regional attractions. The guesthouse is also conveniently within walking distance to a bus stop with routes going to and from city centre. A nearby pub is also handy for a drink or evening meals.

The rooms are high ceiling and spacious. Decor baroque. Furnishings good. Housekeeping very good. Daily breakfast also good. The guesthouse has ample parking spaces ideal for visitors traveling with car. WiFi also available and free.

Obviously book early during peak season such as August during the Edinburgh festival. We stayed for two weeks and would certainly use it again.

Recommended.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay, The Owners were very polite and informative throughout. Our room was set in a Victorian style layout which was clean and comfortable, great shower.
We came to Edinburgh for a get away and would recommend Lindsay Guest house.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in late August during the festival, it's in a pretty ideal location - 25-30 mins walk into city centre, and a very straightforward route! The owners Pam and Keith are really nice and helpful if you need anything. Our room was gorgeous and we felt right at home. Loved every minute of my stay, would definitely come again.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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West Auckland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

Good place to stay,we booked to be handy for the Edinburgh Tattoo and the bus stop was right outside the guest house,very hospitable hosts, fantastic breakfasts. Keith was very helpful on advising bus times etc.
Room was a good size and parking on site was a plus for us.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Dortmund
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

I stayed at the Lindsay Guest House for 2 nights during the Fringe Festival. The guest house is located in a very nice and quiet area with excellent access to running routes (canal) and short walk to bus stops which are a direct connection to the Royal Mile. Keith was very supportive and kind. Breakfast was lovely. I'll defititive come back next year for the Fringe and will book the Lindsay Guest House.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

We found the Lindsay Guest House for the Fringe in 2012, and booked again for 2013.
The walk into town along the canal is a great start to the day (and the bus stops almost outside the door on the way back), and you can leave your car in the hotel car park -best place for it in Edinburgh.
The room was spacious, clean and quiet with comfortable beds and TV, free WiFi and Tea/coffeee etc.
Breakfast was excellent, and -as other reviewers have said-the owners are firendly and helpful.
Will probably be heading back next year.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Lindsay Guest House
Address: 108 Polwarth Terrace, Edinburgh EH11 1NN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #75 of 392 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lindsay Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lindsay Guest house is a red sandstone Victorian listed building of great character. Located in the highly desirable Merchiston area it is on an excellent bus route which takes 10 - 15 minutes to make the journey to the city centre. For the more energetic it is possible to walk along the Union canal to the city centre (approx 30 minutes). Car parking available. (No cost) ... more   less 
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