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Dorstan Guest House

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Aachen, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

+ Tasty breakfast + Clean save neibourhood + Friendly staff + Clean rooms + Good travel tipps + Lots of free parking spots + Good public transport connection o Lots of restaurants in 10min walking distance - Not in walking distance to old town

Thank B D
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived midday and Richard was there to greet me. He was so sweet! I travelled alone and he made sure I knew where I was going and that I was safe. Breakfast was absolutely delicious! Very very close to bus stop. Very clean house. My departure flight was in the early morning so Richard even offer to pack me... More 

Thank ydushkova
Bradford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros Location quiet and safe Nice walk into town Breakfast lovely Good value Comfortable bed Owner very helpful with arranging busses walks etc Cons Bathroom shower poor Cold room though it was very cold outside Do not much not to like I would return given the opportunity

Thank stuart c
Dallas, Texas
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though the owner seemed a bit nervous when I arrived, he was extremely friendly and welcoming. My ensuite room as a solo traveler was very comfortable and fit my needs. Breakfast was delicious. Free parking is available. Located in a quiet neighborhood about a 20-30 minute walk from City Centre. Buses run on the main street, which is just... More 

Thank Jan H
Elgin, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was like walking into a time warp with bad mismatched decor. The bed was clean so we stayed as we were tired from travelling . The en suite was awful - very dusty and badly laid out. The shower was hopeless - you could not get it to stay at a consistent temperature as the hot water was dangerously... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Arriving by train early afternoon we were able to drop off our luggage(the room was ready) and be back in town by two o'clock - all by bus!! We made two nights into three days and had a most enjoyable stay.The rooms were spacious and comfortable and amazing value for money. I would certainly recommend this guesthouse.

Thank DavidBursonThomas
Paisley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Dorstan was absolutely ideal. Great location - 30 minutes walk to pretty much the entire city centre. Good room clean dry neat and tidy. Super breakfast. Really nice helpful people. I'm definitely coming back here.

Thank johnalexander3
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had the great pleasure of staying again for a week at lovely Dorstan Guest House while visiting Edinburgh and other areas in Scotland. As with my other stays at Dorstan, everything was just perfect. Richard, the owner, and his marvelous staff are each one so very helpful, friendly, accommodative and do everything they can to make your stay great.... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just returned from a 3 night stay. When I arrived I was met by Richard who gave me a map told me which buses would get me into the city and where to get them. I chose to walk there and back - I walk slowly so it took me about 30/35 minutes but if walking normal speed I would... More 

Thank sharfran
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It's a lovely little B&B that is a short bus trip away from central Edinburgh. The hosts were very nice and full of tips and pointers and the breakfast was absolutely wonderful! The only reason this isn't a 5 is that the bathrooms and general decor are slightly dated but I would most definitely stay there again, updated or not.

Thank JSP82

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Dorstan Guest House

Address: 7 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5HJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $61 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorstan Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Dorstan Private Hotel
Dorstan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Room 3 on the ground floor is ideal.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidBursonThomas, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's a very quiet street so any room would do”
 of 5 bubbles GoingAwayToo, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“only had the one room so nothing to compare”
 of 5 bubbles STEVEOVE, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room no 5 on suite in need of a plumber”
 of 5 bubbles _mariastephens86, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Depending on your privacy needs and numbers, ask for the ground floor suite.”
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 of 5 bubbles AditMubayi, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
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