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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Location - in walking distance to city center, but also near bus stop that takes you all around city city center if you are lazy. Groceries and restaurants are also available in 5 minutes walk. Quiet neighborhood so no problems sleeping during the night. Rooms - very clean and tidy but don't expect new furniture and big a room as...

1Thank Božena M
Moers, Germany
Reviewed 23 May 2012

i stayed at the guesthouse probably for the fifth time and although mrs burns isnt there anymore it was just as brialliant as ever. the guest house is situated near the city centre so you can walk to princess street gardens in about ten minutes. lots of pubs and restaurants and grocery stores available in a five minute walk. everything...

1Thank Kerstin L
Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 23 May 2012

I think that the guest house is quiet and good-looking in the New town of Edinburgh. The single room that I was given was small, but clean and comfortable. The bathroom was just fine and very clean!!! I liked breakfast too. As for the housekeepers, they are great people and tried to help me in any situation as quickly as...

1Thank Anna P
Toulouse, France
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Do not expected high standing comfort in old Victorian House but still OK. Owners are very kind and care about your comfort. Homemade breakfast is the first pleasure of the journey. Location is pretty convenient for Edinburg visitors, bus stop in front of the house. Good walkers can easily visit the city walking from the house.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We have just had a wonderfull stay at Burns Guest house, again ( our third visit ) and was a bit apprehensive as Mrs Burns has retired, I needn't have worried as the new owners are a fantastic couple, made us feel at home, couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome, room spotless and one of the best breakfest's...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2012

This guesthouse was made so special because of the host. Mrs Burns went out of her way to make us feel comfortable. My wife and I stayed in a small room on the top floor and it was the perfect place to unwind after much walking and sight-seeing in Edinburgh. The breakfasts were amazing and we certainly knew we had...

Thank Chri55ie
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2011

I stayed here last week in the single room with access to a very good shower just across the landing. It was very clean and bright and even had a hair dryer (which others do not have). Mrs Burns was most welcoming and helpful and as she was going on holiday herself the next day passed on fresh unused food...

Thank login53
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 1 September 2010

Very good starting point to visit and explore the city! We stayed 2 nights and felt very comfortable. Mrs. Burns is lovely, serves fantastic breakfast in the morning, gives on request very useful advice for public transport in the city, where to go and eat etc. Beautiful, old Victorian House with special atmosphere, typical for Edinburgh.

1Thank Sisu_Tourist
Fredericksburg, Texas USA
Reviewed 18 July 2010

The Burns Guest House was lovely. Mrs. Burns made us feel so welcome and was genuinely friendly and helpful. She was like a sweet motherly hen, giving us advice on safety...how to keep my purse safe, when was the least crowded times to travel on the roads. Her breakfast was excellent, in a well decorated dining room, that was decorated...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2009

Service was great; Mrs. Burns was friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was fresh but a bit too early (Served from 8-9am on a Saturday!). About a 20min walk to the city centre but we're walkers so didn't mind at all. About £65 for the night and the b&b was really clean and had an ensuite! Definitely worth the money since...

1Thank Sherrypd

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Burns Guest House, Edinburgh. Our Edinburgh Bed and Breakfast accommodation is a popular and comfortable guest house, with private parking, only 1 mile from the Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street. The accommodation is within walking distance to the the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), superb pubs, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, and cashline (ATM). Free Wi-Fi access is available. Limited free private parking spaces are available. ... more   less 

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Address: 67 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: RM155 - RM489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Burns Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Room 6 looked a lot nicer than the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles apf_travels, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The rooms at the front of the house are a little noisy due to the road, but once you find the shutters, the noise is almost completely blocked out!! Although some rooms don't have an en suite shower, the bathroom is only shared with one other room and has an excellent powerful shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 794AnnaG, 17 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was a bit bigger than 4.”
 of 5 bubbles JuaniGr, 22 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We had a double ensuite room at the top of the house. I got the impression that rooms on lower floors had shared bathrooms. Our room overlooked the back garden, so was quite quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Rosbifette, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Singles get a room without being punished - no "single-occupancy"-charge!”
 of 5 bubbles DirkM413, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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