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Peachtree City, Georgia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed here two nights. The common areas downstairs are beautiful with all the original wood and staircase. The Library upstairs is beautiful and was a welcome place to relax a bit after our long flight from Atlanta. Coffee, tea, water and cookies are provided for a light snack. Breakfast was good. Typical continental fare and a menu to order...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2016

For a place so highly rated on TripAdvisor, we were very disappointed. We stayed 3 nights, and despite having booked 8 months in advance I swear we were given the worst room. Before we had even seen our room, the Duty Manager sheepishly suggested we ask for a different room the following morning. He also suggested we not plan to...

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Nuneaton
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night on a Scottish road trip. We took our Cockapoo with us, and we were all made to feel very welcome. The dog even got given a bed and some bowls. Place is very well located for the city, not far to walk to places. Hotel was very clean and nicely decorated. Breakfast was good and the...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We Stayed at this charming house at the end of a tour all around scotland. The room was a bit small but comfortable, the location just perfect, walkable to restaurants, shops and the sites.The location itself is on a quiet street. The house has been updated enough to offer all the modern conviences, but left the charming bits. Historically this...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Lorna, Thank you very much for your glowing review of our B&B. We are glad to hear how you appreciated the beauty of our historic building, we renovated to a modern standard while retaining its original features and character. Hopefully you will come back to stay with us in the future. Kind regards, Barbara

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Edinburgh was full and we were lucky to get this room for under £150. Lovely hotel environment even though our room was small and on the top floor. We had an excellent view over the town. Nice artwork on the walls, room decoration was clean and fresh. Having beautiful common rooms was a highlight the library, breakfast room and quiet...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Jay, Many thanks for your 5 star review of our hotel! We are happy to hear about how you enjoyed your stay. Yes every room has a different collection of artwork which gives the rooms that individual feel. Hopefully we will welcome you back to B+B Edinburgh again. Kind regards, Daniel

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Please make sure when you book this hotel you understand exactley what bed size you are going to receive. If you look on the web site under List Of Room Facilities is quotes Double beds. Some rooms have what seems to be classed as Queen Petite beds commonly know as 3/4 beds or 4ft beds. Really think most couples would...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your review and feedback on TripAdvisor. We always try make guests aware about how our Petite Double Rooms have a smaller bed than a Double room has, this is usually displayed on our websites or when a guests phone to book we would mention it over the phone. We apologize for this information not reaching...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very comfortabe double room on 4th floor - #20. Two skylight windows with shades,that opened for plenty of ventilation. Bright and airy. Large bath with two smaller skylight windows. Plenty of storage space. Electric kettle in room. Great view of castle and fireworks at the finish of Tattoo and Edinburgh Festival. Wonderful breakfast included.

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes room 20 is definitely one of my personal favorites and has excellent views, especially whenever there are fireworks at the castle! We hope to welcome you back on your return to Edinburgh. Kind regards, Barbara

Witham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have stayed at this B&B every year and we really like the personal touches the staff always make. You are remembered, and your room is always ready, if not your luggage is kept for you until you are ready to go to your room. Likewise when you leave your luggage is kept so you can go out without your...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Many thanks for your lovely review, we are glad to hear that it was a joy to stay here! Our staff pride themselves on adding that personal and welcoming touch to each guests stay in our beautiful building and are always happy to see guests leaving reviews on this. Hopefully we will see you again on your next...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Beautiful building. Being in new town is very nice and close to the tram if you need it. The rooms are really nice and I enjoyed the modern bathrooms. The staff was wonderful, very helpful and kind. The breakfast was good. The only thing I didn't like is the fact that the elevator takes a long time and it's quite...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Laurel, Thank you for your review and feedback on TripAdvisor, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Since your stay we have upgraded our lift and it now runs much quicker and smoother, hopefully we will welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Barbara

Germany/UK
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed here for two nights during the Festival. I didn't know the chain which has an unfortunate misnomer as it is a hotel and far better than most bed and breakfast places. It is beautifully situated on the splendid Rothesey Terrace. On arrival we were met by a friendly Spanish receptionist (one wonders if such people will still want...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thank you for a lovely review of our hotel, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed staying with us. Kind regards, Barbara

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Staying in Stockbridge & Dean Village

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are here to change the way you think about bed & breakfast.B+B Edinburgh is a stunning boutique bed & breakfast situated in a historic listed building in the heart of Edinburgh. Sensitively refurbished to the highest quality in 2011, the property offers a stylish bar where guests can relax and enjoy a range of specially selected Scottish whiskies. The library offers a cosy retreat for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet moment after a hectic day of sight-seeing. Pets are welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about B+B Edinburgh

Address: 3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland (Formerly Melvin House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge & Dean Village
Price Range: $129 - $428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — B+B Edinburgh 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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“We were in Room 10 on the 3rd floor, views were amazing”
 of 5 bubbles louised418, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“18 people in our party so saw lots of rooms and no one had complaints. Go higher floor for best view of Edinburgh castle on the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles hjj892, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They are all fine, but the cheap ones on top 4th floor at the front have a sloping ceiling, which you can bang your head on.”
 of 5 bubbles f2s, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The family suite had a great view on Dean Village”
 of 5 bubbles biancoydiaman, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cold water wasn't working correctly on shower.”
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