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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We stayed in Edinburgh for 5 days for new year 2015/2016 (Hogmanay festival from 30.12.-1.1. with lots of activities!) We had a very nice, familiar and informative welcome by David, which gave a nice introduction to Edinburgh (we recommend also one of the Free City Tours to get to know the city, we choose Sandemans New Edinburgh). The hotel is...

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North Pole, Alaska
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Good location for all transportation needs if you do not have mobility issues. Close to downtown area activities. Clean facilities with mini fridge in rooms. Bed mattresses are very dated and used well but clean. We traveled during holiday dec-jan and there was no breakfast available but we did have use of kitchenette upstairs. Host was helpful with questions and...

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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Stayed at the Mingalar again with my Wife and her Mum (1st Visit) and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We arrived earlier than anticipated and we were still allowed to check in at 11.15. The rooms were ideal and anyone wishing to stay in a lovely,clean and hospitable place I would definitely recommend this Guest House. Will see you again next...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I absolutely loved staying here and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone. I arrived in Edinburgh on a early morning flight but Mingalar was kind enough to let me check in at 8am. Located nice and close to the city centre, but far enough away that I was able to see a different part of Edinburgh that I wouldn't...

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Reviewed 18 October 2015

We very much enjoyed our stay at Mingalar. The service was excellent and the location convenient to transit or even walking to the city, The breakfasts were fresh, with lots of choices and delicious. Chris' introduction to Edinburg session upon our arrival was informative and appreciated. thank you for helping to make our visit a very memorable one.

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west yorks
Reviewed 3 October 2015

A clean and comfortable B&B close to the centre of Edinburgh, but far enough out to be away from the hustle and bustle. Attentive staff and a wonderful breakfast are on offer. The only downside for us would be that our room could have done with a bit of updating, which we appreciate is tricky in a building of this...

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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

I was here for the 9th time and would stay there always again. Very nice and friendly host, cosy rooms and the best breakfast in Edinburgh! Clive and Myint Su are very helpful and it's always funny to chat with them in the morning. 😊

1Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Many thanks to very friendly owner Mr.Clive and also Mr. Chris, who informed us about everything in Edinburgh. Lovely lady from Thailand, who also works in Mingalar, always warmly welcomed us during breakfast and gave us advises. Spacious and clean room N2 was nicely decorated and equipped. Beds are comfy, freshly made Scottish breakfast is Delicious with authentic Scottish haggis...

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Lafayette, Colorado
Reviewed 3 September 2015

It is important to consider Mingalar House in the context of a European bed and breakfast, rather than an American hotel chain. It is in the middle of Edinburgh, with its rabbit-warren cobblestone streets and was built in the 1840's. Therefore, the interior largely reflects the room sizes and arrangements of that time. We stayed in Room 4 which is...

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Far Hills, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The staff and owner were by far the best feature in this guest house. They gave us a detailed description of the town and places to visit. Each morning, we received additional suggestions based on our "adventure style". This really was a tremendous help. The location was a big score. It was quiet and lovely with a beautiful old building...

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Additional Information about Mingalar

Address: 2 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM394 - RM624 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mingalar 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Basement rooms are near to breakfast kitchen but could be noisier.”
 of 5 bubbles zhiyujudec, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a budget B & B. ”
 of 5 bubbles C1947ALterryg, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“room N2 is spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 43tamunab, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check room dimensions prior to booking.”
 of 5 bubbles YuleskiGnome, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor!”
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 of 5 bubbles 795bl, 1 Aug 2015 | Read review
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