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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife, daughter and I had a 3 night stay in the apartment and what more would you want, it is spotless, with lovely furnishings, comfortable beds and is very well equipped You can park your car at the door buses are a few minutes walk and the trams about a 5 minute walk. Having stayed in the hotel before...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks to you for your comments on our apartment. After your enjoyable stay within the guest house last time I was interested in whether you would have as much pleasure from the apartment. The above views confirm that you did and I'm happy that was the case. No doubt your grand daughter will expect you to come back to Edinburgh...

Cork ,Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This small 6 bedroomed guest house looks after its guests superbly. From the welcoming carafe of wine and chocolates on the pillow to the wide choice of breakfasts the friendly proprietors have thought of everything. Its near the Zoo and Murrayfield and there is a frequent bus service into to the city centre (10 minutes away) and to the airport...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to see you both again and I thank you for taking the time to review Kew House. Hopefully we'll see you again on your next trip Ian

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everything on that stay in kew house was perfect: - Perfect hospitality - Perfectly clean, spacious and comfortable rooms, incl an newly refurbished bathroom ensuite - Perfect breakfast with a huge menu to choose from, everything freshly cooked - perfect connection from and to the airport (airlink bus stops and leaves right next to the kew house, 20min ride from...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Christoph, we enjoyed looking after you and I'm so pleased your stay in Edinburgh was successful. It's a great time of year to enjoy the city with Christmas just around the corner. I thank you also for mentioning the location as we feel the ability to get to both the city centre or the...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute booking for a hockey weekend on arrival the hosts were very friendly showing us where to park our car, checking us in etc. They then asked us what we wanted to do and see, we were given all the bus numbers that we needed to get about and how much it cost. We asked about...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks Anne and we're so pleased you had a good time with us. When time is valuable it does help to have all the information you need to make the most of it and I'm glad you managed to do that. We had a good holiday thanks and now trying to lose all the weight we gained while enjoying it!...

Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 1 week ago

My personal experience makes me rate Kew House as a five-star guest house. I was travelling alone, so I booked a single room. It was a small room (please notice this, just in case it's an issue for you), but truly comfortable and decorated in order to make the most of its space. Every staff member was beyond my expectations,...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Simone. It was a pleasure having you as our guest and I am happy you had a good time while in Edinburgh. We are always keen to ensure that everyone makes the most of their stay especially if staying a few days as you were. If any guest wants a larger room/bed we have a...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at Kew House with our teenage daughter. The place was immaculate and our hosts made us feel very welcome . They were always forthcoming with helpful tips and advice on where to go and eat. There was a fridge in our room, along with a decanter full of sherry, chocolates and a chocolate mint on our...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words. Your review is much appreciated and I am so glad we added something to your Edinburgh trip. We hope to see you again some time Ian

Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had an exceptional stay at Kew House! This is a fabulous comfortable property conveniently located on a major bus line, also easily accessible from the airport. We often chose to walk to town in twenty-five minutes or so. The room was quiet and luxurious, with a comfy bed! The best part of this experience was the friendliness and helpfulness...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks Michael, it was a pleasure having you stay with us. I appreciate particularly the comments on the beds as we take a lot of time in choosing them. As someone who suffers from back problems on the wrong type of bed, we always make sure ours are of the highest standard. It is obvious to me that the two...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 October 2016

It was a pleasure to stay at the Kew House. The hosts are very welcoming, informative, helpful, and entertaining. Breakfast was delicious, offered many choices, and was a great way to start the day. The rooms were well appointed, including fresh flowers, chocolates, and bottled water. Great location, easy to get to city center and airport.

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks Polly. The comments are appreciated by both of us and we are always happy when guests enjoy the "goodies" in the room. We hope to see you again Ian

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

stayed with a friend for one Saturday night. Our rooms were immaculate and beautifully decorated. The attention to detail and extra touches were first class. Ian and his team are great hosts and I would definitely stay here again. The hotel is a gentle 10 mins walk from all the bars and restaurants and is in a great location. A...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and kind words about Kew House. I appreciate your comments on location as it is useful to be able to walk a short distance only to dine if you have spent the day doing the shops and attractions. I'll pass the breakfast compliments to Alan Ian

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed overnight at weekend.I cannot overstate how lovely it was. super b/b, well above any hotel Edinburgh has to offer. Room very comfortable, ensuite excellent. Exceptionally clean. Superb beds and nice and warm (I am a Scot)! Ian and Allan lovely hosts. Extra's a really nice touch. Breakfast the nicest i have had in UK. Super location, near to city...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Carol and I'm glad you enjoyed your overnight stay with us to sample the delights of Edinburgh on a Saturday! Hopefully you will consider us again should you want a night out in the city. Ian

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kew House has been awarded the prestigious AA 5 Star Gold rating as well as being one of few guest houses in both the Michelin UK and Europe Guide. We are just 15 minutes walk West of Princes Street and have easy bus access to Edinburgh Airport. Our 6 bedrooms and 1 serviced apartment are stylish and contemporary with everything all guests need whether on business or leisure travel. Toiletries by the White Company. Kew House has free secure parking and free hi-speed wi-fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kew House

Address: 1 Kew Terrace | Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 5JE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $171 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kew House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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