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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Miss Vivienne and the Sherwood will forever remain one of my most treasured memories of Edinburgh. This guest house was a home away from home, welcoming, clean, cozy and excellent breakfast. There were four of us from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia who had booked online with Miss Vivienne, she was very quick to respond to any questions we had prior...

1Thank Clara H
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Wow Clara! Thank you for such high praises and I too am sorry I was not able to have you girls stay with me for longer. You made my mornings and days ......... You better all be back again soon! Miss Vivienne

Reviewed 18 October 2016

The B&B was much nicer in person, very modern, cute and clean. The location was great, just had to walk up the road to get to the Royal Mile. Vivienne was great! Very friendly and accommodating to our diets. So glad we found this place :)

1Thank Jessica W
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both during your visit to Scotland and look forward to seeing you both again. Vivienne

Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had the immense pleasure of staying with Vivienne for two nights while in Edinburgh. She is a great character and wonderful knowledge about her city, and her guest house is top notch. Everything about our stay was fantastic, from the wonderful large room to perfect breakfast served in the morning. This location is just outside the city centre, but...

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Have just returned from a fantastic first time trip to Edinburgh. Found this gem of a bed and breakfast on trip advisor and booked two nights for me, mum and sister. It is a beautiful house situated about a mile from the train station. we were greeted by the wonderfully funny owner Vivienne. The attention to detail she had given...

Thank Lisa H
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lisa for your lovely review. It was honestly a pleasure to meet you all and have you here - especially your thoughtful mum. I look forward to seeing you all again very soon. VivienneX

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Had a wonderful stay at the Sherwood.The rooms are well decorated,and very clean.many extras provided in the room.Vivienne ,the hostess is amazing,and extremely helpful in every which way.Breakfast is very nicely set up,and more than adequate,and very nice atmosphere with classical music in the background.Best of all,the location could not be better,serviced by many frequent buses to town center.Would most...

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Ellen for your wonderful review. It was a great pleasure to meet you during your short visit to Edinburgh and hope to see you again one day. Vivienne

New York
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This property is nice and comfortable, but what really sets it apart is Vivienne. She is attentive to every detail and seems genuinely interested in her guests. Her breakfasts were the best we had in our whole trip. If I get to go to Edinburgh again, this is where I will stay.

Thank Carol R
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review - if you come to Edinburgh again you better come and see me!! Vivienne

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Vivienne really knows how to receive guests. You can tell that she cares about her guests by the every single detail she cares about. The breakfast is delicious. The house is vintage and very charming.

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Mario, thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your daughter and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again. Vivienne

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I stay in Sherwood for few night when I did major work for my house. Sherwood makes me feel like the most sweet Guest House ever. the owner Vivienne is very very kind and generous ,she also has good taste , the room looks wonderful after new decorating.非常干净, 房主人也很热情,强烈推荐。

Thank zxcbusiness
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I shall be visiting your restaurant again very soon. Vivienne

Adolphustown, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stayed here for three nights in August. Good location on a direct bus route to the Royal Mile, with some great restaurants, walkable from the B&B. Vivienne was very helpful with information about the buses and restaurants. The breakfast was plentiful, but not a cooked breakfast if you are looking for that. Good choice for our stay overall.The bathroom and...

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and appreciating a Scottish breakfast is not always required! Georgian townhouses were not built on the large side and I appreciate a bed and breakfast is not the same size as a hotel would offer, however, I do offer cosy and comfortable in the city. Vivienne

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for a long weekend for the Edinburgh marathon this year, and found it was one of the only places not super expensive for those dates. It was easy to find, a bit of a walk from the centre, but not too far (even after the marathon!). We were greeted by the owner, who was very friendly...

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Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive and gracious review. You were both a delight to meet and amazed at your marathon run! You are absolutely correct, a fresh healthy continental breakfast is offered every morning and i shall do my best to accommodate those who need alternative time requirements. Hope to see you again next marathon!! Vivienne

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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Additional Information about Sherwood Guest House

Address: 42 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 5,794 - ₹ 14,036 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sherwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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