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Paris, France
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great breakfast at a lovely guesthouse. Clive, Chris and Myintsu are all lovely and welcoming people. Though the guesthouse is located at a bit of a distance from the centre, the magnificent Edwardian style place does make up for it. The Burmese statuettes and paintings are also very pretty. The lack of reception does make it hard for those without...

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I unfortunately stayed only one night but it was an easy walk (or bus ride) to anything you might want to experience in Edinburgh, New and Old Town. The room had everything you could need, it was clean and had a lovely view. The included breakfast was delicious, served in a quaint dining area with access to the outside to...

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Johnstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Excellent check in Chris was thorough and kindly took time to see I was aware of all amenities and local transport links. Made my stay simple. Room was excellent, clean , and lucky me next to breakfast room. The breakfast massive and fresh and tasty

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice accommodations but hard beds and cold to hot showers. Very old building but very well kept. People are friendly and helpful.Noisy street early in the morning. Close to restaurants. Easy access to transportation.

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Located in New Edinburgh at the bottom of a hill. Easy to walk everywhere. Loved having a fridge right in the room. Small grocery store very close by. The full Scottish breakfast in the morning was amazing. Staff was very friendly and helpful. I was in Rm 7 located on the main floor at the front of the house. The...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We give 3,5 points to Mingalar which is an old town house in a nice neighborhood in the new town. Not exactly centrally located but with good public transport connections. On arrival a v-e-r-y thorough introduction to the city's tourist attractions. Might yet be could idea to enquire first, if the traveler is actually in need of this information. We...

Thank TuulaV
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Mingalar is a great hotel conveniently located in the "New Town" of Edinburgh. There are many good restaurants in the area and it is actually a short walk or bus (if you are lazy) to the Old Town. The Botanical Gardens is also nearby. Chris gave a very extensive introduction to the hotel and to Edinburgh in general. He showed...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights with freinds had the 2 beautiful rooms right next to the front door. Chris gave us a very informative welcome which gave us a head start navigating around Edinburgh. Both mornings our breakfast was cooked to perfection with sausages to die for. Very clean and in a great location. The only slight issue I had was...

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Dreamy, Krist and etc. ALL DAMN FRIENDLY and nice! told us where to go to and how to go there. The guesthouse is so cosy i could just sleep there all day! breakfast environment is very nice! I love the eggs done by the lady chef (forgot her name though). there is milk in the fridge, coffee and even CHOCOLATE...

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Trinidad and Tobago
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This was my family's first stop while travelling through Scotland and it lived up to the reviews that I had read.The breakfast was good and they had a cook prepare it on hand. The room was big enough that the three of us weren't tripping over ourselves. With 10 minutes from the city centre and another 10 from the nearest...

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Additional Information about Mingalar

Address: 2 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 6,483 - ₹ 9,400 (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.”
zhiyujudec, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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“room N2 is spacious”
43tamunab, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
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YuleskiGnome, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor!”
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