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Detached house very close to city centre Sunny room with lots of desk space, if studying
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A single room available for weekend during Fringe!
Detached house very close to city centre
Sunny room with lots of desk space, if studying
spacious hallway
Welcoming lounge
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Bungalow -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 1
Edinburgh, Scotland

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652ianh
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good location”
Reviewed June 4, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Ideal location for access into Edinburgh. Stayed 3 nights
Margaret was a great host and was very helpful.
The room was very comfortable, in a quiet location

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: Location and price
Liked least: Bathroom is bit dark
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 4, 2016
Thanks Ian, look forward to seeing Gavin again in November
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JanetB132...
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good location, excellent value for money”
Reviewed May 12, 2016 for a stay in May 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Just returned from a four day stay in this property, which is in a good location close to trams for an easy journey into Edinburgh for sight seeing. The room was very clean and had everything you needed including dressing gowns to use during your stay. Margaret was very friendly and was always there if you needed anything. The towels were changed every day and everything was to a high standard. Would certainly recommend to anyone if you need a convenient base to explore the area as it offers good value for money.

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: The cleanliness of the property
Liked least: Shared bathroom if someone else in the other room
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 13, 2016
Thanks for your review Janet & Peter, it was lovely meeting you both. Also grateful thanks for bringing such great weather up, can't believe Peter got sunburnt in Scotland in May :)
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moyrac151
Orkney Islands, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great value stay”
Reviewed December 6, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

I had a great stay with Mags, who is a friendly and helpful host. She provides all sorts of things for guests' use, including toiletries and hairdryer.
I slept well as the bed was comfy and the area is very quiet.
It's easy to get to and from Edinburgh city centre using buses, or the tram from nearby Balgreen.
I'd recommend a stay with Mags at her home.

Date of stay: November 2015
Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 10, 2015
Thanks Moyra hope you had a safe flight home.
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Reviewed December 1, 2015 for a stay in November 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Date of stay: November 2015
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Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 2, 2015
An ideal guest, quiet, neat & tidy - what more could a landlady ask!
Thanks for your booking.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 3, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Date of stay: September 2015
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Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 4, 2015
Thanks Jo hope you are well rested now.
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Reviewed September 11, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

Date of stay: September 2015
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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Sep 12, 2015
Thanks Marion, it was a real pleasure meeting you and your sister. Would love to offer the rooms if you decide to visit Edinburgh.
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Katie B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet Location for Single Traveler”
Reviewed July 30, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

My stay at Mags' went very smooth. The location was a bit outside the city center but the bus stop and tram stop were both within a short walking distance (5-10 minutes). A grocery store is just down the street. The room and bathroom were always clean everyday. I stayed for a week and my towels were changed and I kept receiving delicious British snacks on my table. I didn't really spend much time in the room but it was relaxing and comfortable when I was there. My room did face the sunrise and I was woken up every morning quite early. Mags was very sweet and offered help for any itinerary planning or general information. For those who enjoy a morning walk or run, the Water of Leith is a quarter mile away as well as a few parks relatively nearby. I would definitely stay here again. However, it's worth noting that you may be sharing a bathroom with the guests across the hall and that you're renting a room in Mags' house (although separate). I was unsure of these things before I arrived. But overall, a great place to stay!

Date of stay: July 2015
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Traveling group: Solo Traveler
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Jul 31, 2015
Thanks for very informative review. Always helpful to hear what people really think about staying at the house, thankfully it always seems to positive! Hope we get nice lodgings when we come over to USA in October :)
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