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Bristol
Reviewed 11 March 2016

So, I booked us into this hotel, on the back of numerous good reviews, and enthusiastic customers stating 'boutique hotel' etc. We booked in for three nights, aiming to see a lot of the sights in Edinburgh, and then have a little haven to come back to. Admittedly I did only book as a double room - I guess this...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Kate1234Bristol, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at our Bed & Breakfast. We are sorry to hear that the decor of the room was not to your taste; we hope, however, that you enjoyed the wonderful view. We are really glad that you were pleased with our breakfast, and I confirm...we like our coffee strong!...

Lerwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This was honestly one of the most beautiful hotels I've stayed in. The architecture outside and in the public areas inside are all stunning. The rooms themselves are rather more basic and modern, but I still liked mine. The welcoming staff at reception upgraded me for free on arrival as there was obviously a larger room available. There was a...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Lynnda74, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at B+B Edinburgh. We are very pleased to hear that you loved the building, and enjoyed the free upgrade of your room with all its amenities. We are very lucky to have the opportunity to welcome our guests in such a magnificent building. As a bed and breakfast,...

Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I found this lovely spot via Expedia and we loved it. Lovely building which is being well kept by the team there and good value for our 2 nights. Check in was easy and we had a great view of the castle. The room was smaller than I would like but other library and bar rooms are available to relax...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Good location with great views out the back and a glimpse of the castle at the front. Attentive staff. Charming library; also bar, conference room, study/coffee area. Superb loyalty scheme. Lots of extras.

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear B9dogs, Thank you for your great review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying at our B&B, and we would like to thank you for the feedback on our loyalty scheme. We look forward to welcoming you again soon at B+B Edinburgh for another charming experience. Barbara Schiavone General Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

It's a lovely building and could be a really nice place. Unfortunately the shower didn't work properly during two nights and was never fixed. The staff at breakfast ignored us, which was odd as this has never happened before. I requested a couple of the services and each time I waited ages and then when I checked again they said...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear CJonesy, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay in September 2015, and please accept my sincere apologies for your experience with us. Since your last stay, the company has organised a number of training sessions, to ensure the best service at all times. We hope you will come back to stay with us, and enjoy a...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We had the best weekend and this hotel really made it. Extremely quiet, fabulous staff who were so friendly and helpful, great location and lovely breakfast. We would recommend this hotel if you wanted to be close to the city centre but not near any noise.

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear 261gemmac, Thank you for the great 5 star review! We are very happy to hear that you had a fantastic stay with us. It is great to see that our staff looked after you so well, and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our lovely breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you again soon at B+B...

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 3 night stay. Excellent staff who are very friendly and extremely helpful. Great breakfasts. Comfortable room, very clean. Good location, just a short walk to Princes Street. Would certainly return and we highly recommend this hotel.

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Joan S, thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at B+B Edinburgh. We are very pleased to hear that you had a memorable stay with us; we work hard to make our guests happy by delivering excellent service. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Barbara Schiavone General Manager

Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Had a very relaxing and enjoyable three night stay. The room was very clean and spacious the breakfast was delicious with a great choice and the staff very welcoming and friendly. The building itself is beautiful, especially the library. We hope to return soon.

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear Matt E, Thank you for your great review! It is great to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us, and we would like to thank you for your valuable feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again at B+B Edinburgh. Kind regards Barbara Schiavone General Manager

Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Exceptionally good boutique hotel in the West end of Edinburgh. Large clean rooms and very well located about 10 minutes walk from Princes Street. Lots of places to eat nearby & about 20 minutes walk to the Castle & old town. Breakfast is excellent with a full Scottish being served as one of the options. We left early and Laura...

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Barbara S, General Manager at B+B Edinburgh, responded to this review

Dear beachb569, Thank you for your great feedback! As you mentioned, B+B Edinburgh has an excellent location. We are very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed our lovely rooms, and our excellent breakfast, and it is great to see that Laura looked after you so well, by arranging breakfast boxes, for your early departure. We hope to...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Spent 3 days for an anniversary get away. 10 minutes from Haymarket station. The building is in a lovely part of the city. Tall town houses made of stone. Ideally sited for the city centre restaurants and also a few on William street which is very close. It is not on a main route so quiet at night both from...

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Staying in Stockbridge & Dean Village

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Stockbridge & Dean Village
Just downhill of New Town and attractively straddling a river near the elegant Royal Botanic Garden, it’s small wonder that Stockbridge became one of the city’s first hip neighbourhoods. It’s now one of Edinburgh’s most desirable, though many bohemian touches have fallen away as its residents have matured and the area has gentrified. Some second-hand shops cling on, but mostly residents display refined tastes in basement bistros, gastropubs, coffee and antique shops, boutiques and delis and at the Sunday farmers' market. A pleasant ten-minute walk away, along a leafy riverside path beside the gurgling Water of Leith, lies Dean Village. This sleepy neighborhood of medieval half-timbered houses still retains much of the village feel it had when watermills plied their trade here. Beyond, the wooded riverside path feels even more remote as it climbs to the sculpture gardens of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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We are here to change the way you think about bed & breakfast.B+B Edinburgh is a stunning boutique bed & breakfast situated in a historic listed building in the heart of Edinburgh. Sensitively refurbished to the highest quality in 2011, the property offers a stylish bar where guests can relax and enjoy a range of specially selected Scottish whiskies. The library offers a cosy retreat for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet moment after a hectic day of sight-seeing. Pets are welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about B+B Edinburgh

Address: 3 Rothesay Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 7RY, Scotland (Formerly Melvin House Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Stockbridge & Dean Village
Price Range: $149 - $838 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — B+B Edinburgh 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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