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Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank

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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family group of 4 people consisting of 3 generations (age 19-82) staying for 6 nights. Dalkeith is a charming suburban town 30 minutes outside beautiful Edinburgh and offers pubs, restaurants, supermarket, a castle, beautiful churches and good bus connections. But the best...More

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice time we had on our very first trip to the UK from US. Home owner was very helpful and friendly and gave us so much travel advise. Breakfast was great (owner even got Gluten Free bread for me) and Home was very...More

Thank julieposey
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 4 weeks ago

Good that you enjoyed your trip. I think you would have enjoyed going wandering in the hinterland and getting deeper into our culture and weird ways. Next time you plan to cross the pond - get back to me and I could help you plan...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've spent some time processing my stay and wondering how to review this stay. I stay away from home in lots of different places with work and so I spend a lot of single nights away. This place was so different from anywhere I've ever...More

Thank Katy M
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 4 weeks ago

You are right we need to be sensitive to guest departure needs. Our problem was that we had an old family friend staying and we joined the party at the end of breakies. It was really good fun and our second problem was that we...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The difference is the unique Scottish breakfasts watched over by the portraits of those who used to enjoy them in the 19th century. There was also a mystery surprise item served up most mornings. Thank you for the anecdotes which accompanied breakfast, for the generous...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had a lovely stay at the Rathan House! Our room was from the Victorian era and decorated to match the time period. It included tea and biscuits, a personal bathroom, TV, and wifi. A hearty breakfast was provided and included local Scottish delicacies. If...More

Thank Camie D
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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US$96 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Ewan M | Property representative |
Hi 2 Double rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches 1 Double room with Momory Foam and spring 2 Family rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches except top bunk spring Twin room not memory Foam Single room memory Foam over... More
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"Towards the back is probably nicer then in the front."
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"ask for the garden view...it's lovely to wake up to that view"
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"All the rooms are good."
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