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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The rooms were very spacious and clean. There was no view of castle we looked out to a set of offices and could actually wave to the workers. This was also true in the bathroom so blinds had to be closed at all times for privacy. There is a view of castle on 3rd floor if you stretch out the...

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Aberdeen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed only one night with my daughter and grandson for the Christmas market couldn't fault location slight noise from down stairs but didn't stop any of us having s good nights sleep , comfy clean beds, bathroom had everything we needed and was lovely decorated it is strange not having a reception area as such but only a miner point...

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scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location just off Princes St. Easy walking distance from both train and bus station. Some free parking available but personally would not bother driving. Not necessary as Edinburgh is a very easy city to walk round. Our room Balmoral was spacious, warm, very clean, comfortable bed. Very generous tea making facilities and quiet. Dining room again spotlessly clean. Great...

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night. The bloke who let us in and was on the reception on our floor seemed friendly. He showed us to our room opposite. The room was really big with high ceilings. There were two double beds, kettle, tea etc. The bathroom was ok. The beds seemed to be ok. To get a view of...

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Calagry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights. Requested a castle view room but wasn't available so was put at the back of the hotel right by reception. Room was ok. Had a heater and coffee and tea. The carpet was dirty. But the worst part was the beds. They badly need replacing. Lumpy, uncomfortable and shaky. I don't usually have a problem...

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Calgary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location in new town, bit of a hike up to the Royal Mile but in the heart of pubs and shopping. Breakfast is very good. Beds are lumpy and hard, (worse than the beds in Mexico if any one has experienced those, you will know what I mean). If you face the courtyard you will have lots of loud...

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New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing breakfast, with haggis, black pudding, and all the coffee you can drink. Beautiful, clean, spotless room and bathroom with coffee maker. They even leave you cookies!! Near everything, can walk everywhere. Fantastic all around.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel situated in the new town facing the castle. It was easily to get to from the airport via the bus Airlink 100 (pick up just outside arrivals), you get off Princes Street . We arrived late, but called to make sure, but even so there was no one at reception to open the front door, we had to...

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is an excellent guest house situated in a listed building just off Princes Street. A great location just a 5/10 minute walk from Waverley Station on Castle Street which is mainly pedestrianised so it is nice and quiet. The staff are friendly, welcoming and so helpful, allowing us to leave our luggage so we didn't have to take it...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Castle View Guest House is in a great position for getting around Edinburgh. It is clean and comfortable and the breakfast was extremely good. Our group were in rooms on the second floor of the building and there was noise from outside in the morning and evening. It was another, two flights up to reach the breakfast room. Despite...

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Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Castle View Guest House

Address: 30 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3HT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: RM293 - RM1,271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle View Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Top has great views and is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles KillerRabbit, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room away from stair well, or top floor as they are quiter”
 of 5 bubbles Bourne2fish, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 8 which was at the back of the hotel, lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Clairelhayton, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Balmoral Room (1 twin, 1 double, top floor, right next to the breakfast room) has the best view of the castle.”
  • We requested an additional rollaway bed (which I slept on), which was very comfortable
 of 5 bubbles Endelda, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 8 at the back and on a mission dale floor. It was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles BrieEngland, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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