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The Ben Doran Guest House

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
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3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbus stop oppositecity centresouth of englandensuite roomnice friendly hotelvery comfortable king size bedguest house isday tickethalf hour walktea and coffee making facilitiesfrequent buseslovely roomfull scottish breakfastregular bus servicea lovely place to staypleasant stayrestaurants and shops
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was clean with friendly and accommodating owners. Good location just outside city centre but there is a bus stop outside with a regular bus service. The breakfast was lovely self service full Scottish breakfast and continental breakfast. The price was reasonable considering it...More

Thank MillerMad
Response from jlabaki, Owner at The Ben Doran Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear MillerMad Thank you for choosing to stay at the Ben Doran for your New Year stay and for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted with your feedback and hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The guest house is situated very close the Arthur’s Seat which was very handy for us, as well as walking distance to the centre. Very clean and tidy room with very friendly staff. Our room was ensuite, however not all rooms are and unfortunately the...More

Thank Laura-Ashley H
Response from jlabaki, Owner at The Ben Doran Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura-Ashley H Thank you for choosing to stay at the Ben Doran and for taking the time to write such a positive review with some valuable feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

It was a good bed and breakfast hotel. Not suitable for anyone who can’t use the stairs. We were on the top floor and it was two very long winding staircases to get to the top. The room we had had en-suite facilities but not...More

Thank Angela C
Response from jlabaki, Owner at The Ben Doran Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Angela C Thank you for choosing to stay at the Ben Doran for your recent visit to Edinburgh. We are glad to hear you had a good stay and you enjoyed breakfast. We do hope you will visit us again in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Excellent guest house . Stayed in room 10 . Lovely room very spacious . Excellent breakfast buffet help your self. A lovely warm welcome was greeted too my sister and I on arrival. Not too far from the town . Well worth a visit. Hope...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Response from jlabaki, Owner at The Ben Doran Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elizabeth A Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor and for choosing the Ben Doran for your recent stay. We are delighted with your feedback and we do hope to welcome you back in the...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed in room 10 an executive double. Room was very warm and cosy but also spacious with a very comfortable king size bed. Nice hot shower. Tea, coffee making facilities and good TV. Lovely view from window. Beautiful building and opposite a bus stop which...More

Thank 85GF
Response from jlabaki, Owner at The Ben Doran Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear 85GF Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for your kind recommendation. We are delighted you enjoyed stay with us and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Joseph M Labaki

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$45 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"I did like room 9 - just pack light - 2 floors up"
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"We had room 5 which is quiet as it is at the back of the house, but is termed "executive"so is..."
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"executive rooms have en-suite"
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"We stayed in room 11 on the top floor which had a weak wifi signal but had a good view of Arthur's seat..."
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