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Highfield Guest House

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Maggie and Gordon welcome you to their elegant Victorian guest house situated in the Newington district of Edinburgh, close to the beautiful, historic city centre. The four star Highfield Guest House offers true Scottish hospitality so whether you are here on holiday or on a business trip you will find Highfield's friendly, informal ambience very relaxing and our attention to detail will ensure a comfortable, relaxing and memorable stay.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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59Somewhat walkable
Grade: 59 out of 100
45Restaurantswithin 1 km
9Attractionswithin 1 km
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Highfield is a wonderful guest house. Classic decor but all modern cons, spotlessly clean. Very comfy and quiet. Not in the city centre but easy to access, and the guest house is walking distance from shops, pubs, and a few minutes walk to the base of Arthur's Seat (which I
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Response from 24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House
Responded 20 Oct 2018
Thank you for your kind and positive comments. We appreciate all feedback and especially like to hear when our guests have enjoyed their stay with us. Best wishes
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Gordon warmly welcomed us when we arrive in this fabulous place, giving us a lot of useful information and suggestions about the city. Kate prepared us an excellent breakfast. The room was perfectly cleaned, beds were really comfortable and the room was so beautiful with
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Response from 24022613, Manager at Highfield Guest House
Responded 25 Aug 2018
Hi Chiara Thank you for such a lovely warm review. It was our pleasure to meet you and your lovely family and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope you enjoy the remainder of your holiday in Scotland. Best wishes Kate
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We stayed for our first visit to Edinburgh. The place was immaculate and the breakfasts were fantastic with lots of choice and good service. The host was really friendly and supplied us with lots of information for getting around. We were greeted with a lovely anniversary card
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Response from 24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House
Responded 21 Aug 2018
Hi Clare Thank you for taking time to post your fabulous review. We appreciate all feedback especially when it is so positive. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future.
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Spotlessly clean with very good quality furnishings. Hosts made us feel very welcome. Great choice for breakfast. Not too far to walk into City Centre. Plenty of buses for those less energetic. Will stay again.
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Response from 24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House
Responded 3 May 2018
Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking time to post your review. Hopefully we will meet again in the future.
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The owners are wonderfully friendly and helpful. They gave very thorough directions how to get there using public transport. The place is home-like, warm and welcoming, with good breakfast, nice quiet location but close to public transport to different parts of the city. I had a
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Response from 24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House
Responded 30 Mar 2018
Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again one day. Best wishes
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Lovely view from the room
Seperate Bath with Singlebedroom
how far from the stadium where the Military Tattoo is held ? Bill
Hi Thank you for choosing the Highfield for your stay in Edinburgh. Please access Google maps and input the following postcodes to provide a map from the airport to the guest house - PA3 2SW to EH9 3AE. Please let me know your arrival time. We are looking forward to meeting you. Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance in the meantime. . Kind regards Maggie
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Hello I am sorry we do not accept pets in the guest house. The rate for a family room with en-suite shower facilities and full Scottish breakfast is £150 per night, Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance. Kind regards Kate
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"Only stayed in room 1,quiet room really nice."
"Your get a view of the street in the single-bedroom and the family bedroom."
"we were on the garden , and it was very quiet. It's a very romantic place"
"Room 1 was lovely :)"
"All rooms seemed fine."
US$103 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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