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Caravel Guest House

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 2 nights when competing in the great Edinburgh run. The caravel is very basic but we weren't expecting much more for the price we paid compared to much more expensive options. It's in a great location as it's only a 10 minute walk to princes street and the station. The man who checked...

Thank ceara123
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Edinburgh on the Friday after a long day of travelling from the Isle of Man. We arrived at the Caravel Guest House where we were greeted by a very nice gentleman who took payment for the 2 nights stay and showed us to our room. The rooms are basic but nice with the accompanying shower. Me &...

Thank Chris_8295
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The place is not cosy. Our room was in the basement. The breakfast is very basic, not fresh at all. The service is not friendly, not polite, even rude or angry. The rules of charging were not fair: our first night was charged in advance although the website said that no charging before arrival.

Thank Dugeli
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A quiet place, rooms and bathroom where very bright, clean and likeable. The host was very comprehensive, helpful and friendly to us. Location was excellent, about 10 minutes walk to Prince Street and near a lot of bars and restaurants. If I'll go back to Edinburgh - I really hope -, I'll stay here.

Thank Annamaria D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Caravel Guest House is a wonderfull little cozy hotel located near the center of the beautiful city of Edinburgh within walking distance of most of the sites in the city. Big rooms with a nice old vibe. Highly recommendable.

Thank Kasper N
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed her from Friday to Sunday and were happy with the hotel even though it is a bit old and 'worn out' it was still clean and tidy and we got new towels etc. every day. The breakfast was a continental style breakfast with coffee, tea cereals, toast, juice, fruits, bread, bars etc. so unless you're expecting a full...

Thank Palle L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The guest house was very old fashioned and cute. Really spacious, clean room with a good sized bathroom. Bedroom also had a big desk and a closet area. Only issue was the room was very hot with heaters that you could not turn off. Staff were very friendly and the breakfast was basic but good. Location was good, 15 minute...

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We appreciated the calmness of the street, the proximity to the city centre and the tasty breakfasts. The staff vere very polite, helpful and friendly. On the other hand, we had some difficulties locking our room as the door-locks seemed to be a little worn out.

Thank 56,136,465
Gold Coast
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Good location close to restaurants and Edinburgh castle. Staff were very friendly and helpful and breakfast was nice. Room was very tired and there was no soap or shampoo and two towels for three people both days. Our room would not lock properly and despite a promise it would be fixed the next day it was not. Overall satisfactory but...

Thank Ofthelelie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The location is great, a quiet residential street close to the Portrait Gallery and town, and next to Broughton Street which is full of cafes and restaurants. The place and the bedding was clean (but could do with a good vacuum,) but the bed itself was hard and the deco dated. Continental breakfast was adequate and the staff friendly.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Caravel House is the ideal location for a stay in Edinburgh, set in the beautiful architectural area of Edinburgh's classical New Town. This charming Georgian house is situated in the very heart of Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city. With bus and transit available within convenient walking distance and Prince's Street within close proximity, the Caravel House is an ideal accommodation from which to explore the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caravel Guest House

Address: 30 London Street, Edinburgh EH3 6NA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $105 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Caravel Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“I think all rooms would be quiet”
Travel_miner, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you double and triple check that you do, indeed, have a room reserved for you.”
elainesY6722WZ, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Make sure the curtains are close properly as the draft comes through the windows! ”
karolinaw647, 15 May 2015 | Read review
“Try not to get a room right above the kitchen, unless you like to get up to strong cooking smells. Rooms on the south side will have better views.”
2scotth, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Check for the bathroom size!”
Buia59, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
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