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Reviewed 24 August 2010

myself and my partner alex enjoyed a three night stay at the mcdonald guesthouse.our hosts marion and norrie were fantastic welcoming warm people.our room was immaculate with every detail thought of .very enjoyable breakfasts with plenty of choice and all freshly cooked .we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and thoroughly recommend this guest house and will return at some point.

Thank anicholls62
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2010

Marion and Norrie made us most welcome on our recent stay in Edinburgh. The guest house is well positioned, with easy access to the city centre, and the Scottish breakfasts are superb. Highly recommended. We will return!

Thank lucefisher
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2010

We enjoyed our recent stay at the Mcdonald Guest house. Our hosts welcomed us warmly and were very helpful. The room was not large but exceptionally clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast was delicious and entertaining. The guest house is very secure and conveniently located. We will happily return.

Thank genevieverose
Reviewed 21 July 2010

My husband and our 19 year old son began our 3 week trip to Scotland and Ireland at The McDonald Guest house. What a perfect beginning to a wonderful trip! Our first visit to Scotland was greeted by Norman and Marion with the warmest of welcomes. Marion and Norman have recently renovated this lovely Victorian guest house with great attention...

Thank HonoluluBink
Reviewed 20 July 2010

My husband and I have just returned from a wonderful stay in Edinburgh, made especially memorable by Marion and Norman, our kind and jovial hosts at the McDonald Guesthouse. They gave us a very warm welcome, and nothing was too much trouble for them. Our room (all bedrooms are on the ground floor) was comfortable and spotlessly clean. There's a...

Thank JKnudsen
Reviewed 16 July 2010

Arrived in Edinburgh on June 17 after a long journey from Canada. We were meeting family for the first time, who live just outside of Edinburgh, and they drove us to McDOnald House. We were eager to eat some dinner so we checked in to the B&B and dropped our bags, but not without a warm welcome from Marion. The...

Thank SabrinaL87
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 July 2010

The McDonald Guesthouse was the most amazing way to start a honeymoon!! Marion and Nory were so amazing and Marion made amazing breakfasts and there was always a fresh pot of coffee in waiting for us. The place was quiet and wonderful and about a 10 minute walk from Old Edinburgh. Nory told us the best places to eat and...

Thank mander20
Reviewed 13 July 2010

The McDonald guest house is clean, comfortable and welcoming, and only a very short distance from all of the wonderful things to do in Edinburgh. The service was both prompt and friendly. The owners also gave us great recommendations as to where to go, what to see and where to eat. The room was immaculately clean, the cooked full Scottish...

Thank LizzieBeeKay
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 June 2010

We stayed 2 nights at the McDonald Guesthouse last week. The room was clean and brightly furnished, the beds were comfortable and complimentary Wi Fi was available. These, combined with the personal touch mainfested through the warm hospitality shown by Marion and Norrie ("Pots") and the sumptous Scottish breakfasts cooked by Pots made us felt at home. What else could...

Thank QuekFamily
Reviewed 24 May 2010

We spent two nights at this family run guest house. The beds were comfy, the rooms incredibly clean and the owners Norman and Marion made us feel extremely welcome. An ideal location and a fantastic breakfast have left us wanting to come back for more.

Thank MatthewDavid1974

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Browns Bed and Breakfast located on the east side of the city, ideally located to take advantage of the cities attraction and sites as well as being within walking distance to both the train and bus stations. The surrounding area has a great selection and restaurants and pubs, offering something for all tastes. Each of our bright, modern and comfortable rooms have en-suite as well as hospitality tray, hairdryer, cable TV and free wireless Internet.Breakfast Menu for your choice to make ... more   less 

Additional Information about Browns Bed and Breakfast

Address: 5 McDonald Road | Midlothian, Edinburgh EH7 4LX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $150 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Browns Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room #3 is on the ground floor, rather small but spotless. Tiny bathroom but sufficient.”
 of 5 bubbles kanne7, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back were very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles suzannem946, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Stayed in room 2 which was at the back of the property and quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Tiggy4242, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We had the room at the end of the corridor which overlooked the backyards. Night 2 was noisy as neighbours decided to have a late meal (midnight) & drinks.”
 of 5 bubbles 813julien, 5 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Don't know.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidStern, 28 May 2014 | Read review
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