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Reviewed 3 October 2015

A clean and comfortable B&B close to the centre of Edinburgh, but far enough out to be away from the hustle and bustle. Attentive staff and a wonderful breakfast are on offer. The only downside for us would be that our room could have done with a bit of updating, which we appreciate is tricky in a building of this...

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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

I was here for the 9th time and would stay there always again. Very nice and friendly host, cosy rooms and the best breakfast in Edinburgh! Clive and Myint Su are very helpful and it's always funny to chat with them in the morning. 😊

1Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Many thanks to very friendly owner Mr.Clive and also Mr. Chris, who informed us about everything in Edinburgh. Lovely lady from Thailand, who also works in Mingalar, always warmly welcomed us during breakfast and gave us advises. Spacious and clean room N2 was nicely decorated and equipped. Beds are comfy, freshly made Scottish breakfast is Delicious with authentic Scottish haggis...

Thank Tamuna B
Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 3 September 2015

It is important to consider Mingalar House in the context of a European bed and breakfast, rather than an American hotel chain. It is in the middle of Edinburgh, with its rabbit-warren cobblestone streets and was built in the 1840's. Therefore, the interior largely reflects the room sizes and arrangements of that time. We stayed in Room 4 which is...

Thank nobrien1
Far Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The staff and owner were by far the best feature in this guest house. They gave us a detailed description of the town and places to visit. Each morning, we received additional suggestions based on our "adventure style". This really was a tremendous help. The location was a big score. It was quiet and lovely with a beautiful old building...

Thank YuleskiGnome
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is a real gem of a place to stay in Edinburgh. Walking distance to city centre and on bus route and close to trams. Our hosts were delightful and while there were a few little glitches with out room all was resolved calmly and efficiently and with humour! Highly recommended and will definitely return.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I stayed here for 5 days. The owners are so nice and wonderful. I hope this helps future clients. The beds were very hard. Lots of choices of pillows between hard and soft though. The showers were teeny. The toilet was in a corner and almost impossible to use. I used their bathroom in the foyer. The room was nice...

Thank B L
Darlington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Lovely building with nice features.Lots of stairs. Breakfast was lovely,room on ground floor at back was fine clean but a bit dusty,like the idea of fridge in our room. On arrival we were given in detail what was in area and best places to visit.

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The Mingalar was a charming old building with some nice features. Our room was the family room at the top of the stairs. My daughters each had their own bed. What I liked: that it had a refrigerator in the room, breakfast was included, and you pretty much could have what you wanted. I liked that it was close to...

Thank Courtney P
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The guest house is in a great location, it's within a short walking distance to Edinburgh city centre, has a number of nice restaurants and pubs nearby, and offers parking. My husband and I were impressed with the double superior room, which was both spacious and comfortable. The staff were also very welcoming, helpful and friendly. Overall, a very pleasant...

1Thank Melissa M

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Additional Information about Mingalar

Address: 2 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $111 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mingalar 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Basement rooms are near to breakfast kitchen but could be noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles zhiyujudec, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a budget B & B. ”
 of 5 bubbles C1947ALterryg, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“room N2 is spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 43tamunab, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check room dimensions prior to booking.”
 of 5 bubbles YuleskiGnome, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor!”
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 of 5 bubbles 795bl, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
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