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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are in Edinburgh on holiday, don't miss staying here. Kingsway Guesthouse house is top of my list for the very best. Lizzie and Gary not only have a beautiful house, but helped us make memories we'll cherish. From making sure we knew what to see, recommending restaurants, preparing fantastic breakfasts and ensuring our rooms were just right, they...

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3Thank Kelly W
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

If anyone was travelling to Edinburgh I would highly recommend Kingsway Guest house. Everything was absolutely lovely. The rooms were very nice and clean. The decoration was lovely. It is in a perfect location with excellent transport links. Breakfast was lovely, I didn't want a full breakfast but I was happily made scrambled egg on toast instead. Lizzie and Gary...

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2Thank Kaatie12321
Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to stay-I can't recommend Kingsway enough! We were instantly greeted by the bubbly Lizzie who gave us written info on the area and later on gave us advice about when/where to get tickets for tours and the castle etc. Beautiful place, fab breakfast, off road parking available (rare to find in a location such as this!) and wonderful...

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2Thank Lou_K94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights. Very nice and helpful staff and good atmosphere. The breakfast was excellent, I really like the way you could put a checkmark on what they will cook extra for you. Would definately go here again!

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1Thank Tomas M
Northern Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in April 2017 for a weekend break. Lizzie and Gary (owners) were exceptionally friendly and helpful...on arrival we were given written information about the local area (directions, bus routes, bars, restaurants) and there was lots of other information on display regarding things to see and do in Edinburgh. The guest house itself was beautiful and our room was...

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Lyon, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

breakfast differrent everyday and made by hands, delicious ! really great location, 15 mn on foot to the city; very clean and ...warm ! lizzie et gray sont vraiment très accueillants .especially helpful and good advisor; i was alone there but i really felt at home.

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1Thank najoua69007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly could not have been happier with my stay at Kingsway. My room was both beautiful and comfortable. Everything was so clean and the amenities were great. Did I mention affordable ? Can't believe everything I got for the price I paid.The two breakfasts I had were absolutely delicious. One did not leave for the day hungry. What truly...

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Thank Jessica W
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a little gem. Absolutely fantastic guest house. Lizzie and Gary made our stay very welcoming. Breakfast was ammmmmazing. Room was superb and location is spot on with Arthur's seat on the doorstep and walking distance from the royal mile. Went to a pub round the corner called the Salisbury arms which had a great atmosphere and great food. Highly...

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2Thank Emmahobson83
Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at Kingsway and it did not disappoint. Once again we had a beautiful, clean, comfortable and well equipped room. Lizzie made us feel most welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We had a lovely breakfast each morning to set us up for the day. We can thoroughly recommend Kingsway. It is...

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

The room was lovely, breakfast amazing and Lizzie and Gary really helpful. Next time I'll visit Edinburgh I'll definitely stay here! They provide you with details and suggestions for places to visit and restaurants/pubs where to eat, and you can't really go wrong.

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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
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kingsway is a great value AA four star gold rated guest house offering the warmest of Scottish hospitality, located just one mile from Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile. Always * BOOK DIRECT FOR BEST PRICE * Our stylish rooms are comfortable, cosy with all you will need for a great stay and our freshly cooked Scottish breakfasts with daily specials have won an AA breakfast awards for the last 4 years for quality and use of local produce. Rooms offer comfortable beds, fluffy towels, TV/DVD, internet radio, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer. We can offer our guests great local information to help enjoy their visit to Edinburgh, complementary high speed wifi and also use of our private off street car park. There is an excellent selection of cafes, restaurants and pubs within 5 - 10 minutes walk of the guest house. You can find more details and useful information about Edinburgh's sights and events on the KingswayGuestHouse FB page and also follow us on twitter/ instagram at KingswayEdin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingsway Guest House

Address: 5 East Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM404 - RM702 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kingsway Guest House 4*
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Kingsway Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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