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    Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank

    45 Eskbank Road | Eskbank, Dalkeith EH22 3BH, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The rooms were large comfortable clean and quiet. Our host, Ewan MacRae is very helpful, you couldn't ask for a better host. This B & B is, for us the only place to stay when visiting the Edinburgh area. Just a few feet from the...More

    Thank InfrequentTraveler69
    Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 2 weeks ago

    Gosh what nice things to say! On better host......that is easy. My wife Irene! A propos nothing really ,we are at our quiet time and have just dug up and resurfaced our parking area and so looking better and can now park 11 cars off...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    we stayed there when attending friends wedding. Checking early and returning to our room in the middle of the night - was not a problem. Nice clean room. "Surprise breakfast" was something which I just needed the next morning, you have to try it yourself!...More

    Thank Martina S
    Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 12 October 2017

    Thank you for your review. Talking to strangers at breakies at a scotch houseparty breakies .... Transportation back to the 1920's style isn't all bad is it? Hope to see you again. As a base to explore the Borders and S.E. Scotland ( or dipping...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    lovely designed rooms. Perfect breakfast. Kind people. We'll come again. In the direct near of Edinburgh. good parking. Shopping by foot. go for lunch or walk to pub, all in 10min. footwalk distance. have i said, nice people? ;)More

    Thank Stephan H
    Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 12 October 2017

    This review is not wholly what the guest really thinks and we have been in email contact. Their first review gave us 2 stars. As a couple they were not pleased with: 1. Standard Rathan 3 courses breakfast at 8.40am. Too late for distant touring...More

    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    was not clear where to enter the house, but luckily the owner happened to be in the driveway. This was the first of 8 B&B's we would stay at in both Ireland and Scotland. Rooms were on opposite ends of the house and the other...More

    Thank Trish M
    Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 4 October 2017

    Not everyone in the locale is nice and polite and as honest as you. Rathan is our home. Like you we have locked doors. It is good to be unclear about how to get in. However most people ring the front door bell when visiting...More

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    Managed / run by authentic, very friendly and accommodating, Scottish couple. Wonderfully created breakfasts. Ask for the mystery breakfast - all very good. During breakfast: The owner passes on his great sense of wit, humour, with some useful, interesting, Scottish history. While his wife, Irene,...More

    Thank gerryweb
    Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 20 September 2017

    All our world......... ....is made of Faith and Trust ... and Pixie Dust Peter Pan PS ...and nice guests

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    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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