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Auld Reekie Guest House

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The first shows of the 2017 Fringe Festival are starting to appear which reminds me I must write about my stay at Auld Reekie during the 2016 Fringe Festival. There is no shortage of similarly profiled properties in this residential area on the southside of the City. The location here is very good, on the main road (but quiet) and...

Thank quietroomplease
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say about this guest house....brilliant! I've never met such a friendly host as Rhona. It's clear they take pride in both their property and their guests alike. Breakfast was lovely and a real start to the day. The room was clean and equipped with everything you will need to make your stay comfortable. As a self proclaimed...

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

What a homely  guest house with  friendly and welcoming owners. I  really enjoyed my stay here. From contacting the guest house to getting to the guest house, I received a very warm welcome.  Rhona and her partner were so kind, helpful and very attentive to my needs! Breakfast was delicious with a wide variety, bed was comfortable, room was  clean,...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We visited over the new year and had a great stay Rhona was always helpful and Brian cooks a great breakfast Its a short bus ride into the center or about 20 min walk Lots to do in Edinburgh it's a great city hope to be back this year

Thank Netto L
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

As always we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Auld Reekie Guest House superb breakfast and warm comfy room are just the beginning of an excellent experience.I would heartily recommend stopping here as you are always warmly welcomed and well looked after throughout your stay.Thankyou Rhona and the team at Auld Reekie.See you in 2017.

Thank simon d
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a lovely little guest house with lovely, friendly owners. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and received a very warm welcome! Rhona and team were ACE! They couldn't do enough for you. Breakfast was yummy, bed was comfortable, rooms were lovely, clean and well decorated with an en-suite. We stayed in room 5A which Rhona termed the 'Mary Poppins...

Thank Rebecca C
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Rhona was a brilliant host and did everything she could to make us feel comfortable. The room was lovely and had a pretty autumnal view. The breakfast room was very well decorated, the breakfast menu was varied and the food itself was very good. The rooms were cleaned and tidied thoroughly every day. Overall I find it hard to think...

Thank Christian T
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A truly friendly and well run family guest house. Situated on a main road into the central area of the city with a frequent bus service literally on the doorstep.....although only a 20min brisk walk to the centre. Plenty of character in our room, which was extremely clean and lacking nothing that the traveller would expect. Very comfortable and so...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rhona was a very nice host to us and the location was all right, though further from the main part of town than I expected. The quality of the rooms was disappointing. Our quiet double room was so packed with furniture we couldn't open the closet door more than three quarters of the way. It bumped into the footboard of...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed 3 nights at Auld Reekie with hostess Rhona who looked after our every need. Our room was on the top floor and looked out to the busy street below. It was very clean and very comfortable although a little on the small side, however all the other amenities more than made up for the size of the room....

Thank Jill H

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Auld Reekie Guest House

Address: 16 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM346 - RM798 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Auld Reekie Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Back rooms are very quiet. Front rooms have negligible traffic sound”
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“back rooms over look”
 of 5 bubbles bryans810, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms have ensuites. All are quiet. The bonus for us was the family room that has three beds AND plenty of space. Check out their website as the room photos are very accurate.”
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