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Bishop's Stortford, UK
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2010

Would thoroughly recommend this friendly and warm guesthouse. The rooms are well decorated with spacious en-suites and we liked the stylish breakfast room. The breakfasts were beautifully cooked with lots of choice, and as a non-meat eater I was offered veggie sausages. Marion and Norrie are lovely hosts and very helpful. The location is excellent - a few minutes walk... More 

Thank binstortford
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2010

A big thankyou to Marion and Norrie, both fantastic hosts, lovely guest house ideally situated for all the sites in Edinburgh. Room was very clean as was the rest of the house and breakfast spot on (loved the porridge and kippers) and very good value for money. Bed was very comfy, only slight disadvantage for light sleepers was the close... More 

Thank 1980chimp
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2010

We enjoyed our stay; the breakfast was very good and our hosts were very obliging and helpful. The room was innovative, with an interesting en-suite arrangement, but it served its purpose well. A good choice, at a reasonable cost. Parking could be a problem during a weekeday.

Thank Stanley74
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2010

My husband and I spent two very pleasant nights at The McDonald Guesthouse. The place was homey but modern and our bed/bathrooms were very very clean. The owners, Marion and her husband obviously put alot of thought in creating the best possible guest experience. I appreciate the hotel-style touches like the recessed lighting and toiletries in the bathroom; fluffy pillows... More 

Thank cerealkiller_sg
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2010

Visiting Edinburgh and wanting to stay in the Leith Walk area, Marion and Norrie at the McDonald Guest House offered a warm and friendly welcome. The whole place is obviously well cared for and 'spic and span' throughout. Lovely breakfast and very comfortable, albeit short stay.

Thank Maxwell8101
West Sussex
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2010

We have just come back from a weekend at the McDonald guest house, it truely was home from home, Marion and Norrie were fantstic host and are lovely people who could not do enough for you, the room and guest house was immaculate the bed and pillows were more comfortable than ours at home. It was in a perfect location... More 

Thank ScotsWestSussex
United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2010

Stayed at the MacDonald Guesthouse over a weekend in early March 2010. All the previous reviews are right on the ball. Really enjoyed our stay and would really recommend the MacDonald to others. It's well run, extremely clean, tidy and the rooms are incredibly well equipped. As other reviewers have commented, the hospitality and the breakfasts rally are top rate.... More 

Thank Salvador_convert
Northern Ireland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2010

We were so glad to have been recommended this place to stay. It was very clean, warm and very comfortable beds. Norrie and Marion are excellent hosts who showed a very caring approach to us as guests. The breakfast was lovely and there is a choice if you don't want a full Scottish breakfast. We will be back. Thankyou so... More 

Thank Vara17
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2010

our stay at this guest house was for the new year .we were made very welcome from the moment we arrived until our departure.everything about this guest house was first class,the room was clean and spacious with small comforts that make the stay very pleasant.

Thank keithvallance
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2009

We had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing break in Edinburgh partly thanks to our choice of accommodation. The guesthouse is in a good location for the city centre, the rooms are spacious and warm, the breakfasts were excellent and Norrie and Marion are the perfect hosts who know how to make you feel welcome. Many thanks.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
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: $156 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room #3 is on the ground floor, rather small but spotless. Tiny bathroom but sufficient.”
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“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.”
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 of 5 bubbles DavidStern, 28 May 2014 | Read review
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