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B+B Edinburgh

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We are here to change the way you think about bed & breakfast.B+B Edinburgh is a stunning boutique bed & breakfast situated in a historic listed building in the heart of Edinburgh. Sensitively refurbished to the highest quality in 2011, the property offers a stylish bar where guests can relax and enjoy a range of specially selected Scottish whiskies. The library offers a cosy retreat for guests wishing to enjoy a quiet moment after a hectic day of sight-seeing. Pets are welcome.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Historic Hotel
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Location

Full view
94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
66Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
19Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Clean, comfortable rooms and lovely breakfast in quirky breakfast room - checkout the wallpaper! Be advised if expensive parking charges within the city. Our 2 night stay incurred a charge of an additional £28 ( discounted by hotel) with parking a 10 minute walk away.
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Response from Ewa K, Manager at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Maralyn C, Thank you very much for your kind review, I must say we are extremely lucky with our location and amenities here. We have to say in fact parking is a bit difficult here in town but the discount makes it slightly better so we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Many Thanks,
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Very good value et nice place just over Dean Village, in the middle of the cressents bourough, the best surprise being the Library where you may lazy after a great walk in the wonderful city of Edinburgh. The room might be upgrade by adding some initimate lights in the room and
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Response from Ewa K, Manager at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Trek10018177498, Thank you very much for your kind review, I must say we are extremely lucky with our location and amenities here. I have passed your request for better lighting on to the relevant person and the water pressure is an issue that we are aware of and hope to finally have sorted later this year. Many Thanks,
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Stayed 2 nights in February whilst on a visit to the university with our daughter - had the dog with us, which is why we stayed here since it is a 30 minute walk from the university. Good location though, if not just visiting the university. The staff (apart from the young
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Response from Ewa K, Manager at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 4 days ago
Dewar VagabondGourmand, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, it is a shame that breakfast service let us down as this is usually an area that leaves our guests felling happy and fulfilled. I am confused about the lack of porridge during your stay? I have spoken with all breakfast staff and at no point have we ever not had any so unfortunately I think this must be a case of miscommunication. Please do visit us again with your dog and family and we will strive for you to leave feeling happier overall. Kindest Regards,
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The building is Category A Listed, a truly historic building. But it was a comfortable stay with excellent service. The included breakfast was hugely generous and very tasty. Really centrally situated. I now want to stay at the other hotels in this company's portfolio.
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Response from Ewa K, Manager at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 4 days ago
Dear KennethG1666, I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave us this marvellous review, I look forward to sharing it with my colleagues. All of the other properties in our group have the same theme of beautiful buildings so I would highly recommend joining our Belong and Benefit club so that you can take advantage of the exclusive associated offers. Kindest Regards,
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We had an overnight stay here. Beautiful building. Easy check in service. Our room was lovely and clean. The bathroom was spotless. Breakfast was delicious with a grwat choice. I would have loved to eat more. Extra touch of quality coffee machine in reception area which was
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Response from Ewa K, Manager at B+B Edinburgh
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Fearless01000600348, Thank you very much for this outstanding review, nothing makes us happier than to learn that our guests have enjoyed staying with us and most importantly would like to return. Please do let us know the next time you visit as it will be a pleasure to look after you again. Many Thanks,
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Local shops even 7 minutes Airport 30 Min. With airlink 100. (you can take It at haymarket st. Also something like 10 min. From the hotel)
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Nearby? The Bonham about a block away was great. The Devil's Advocate, about a mile walk, or short cab ride was great too.
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Hi Susan The closest public car park would be the NCP Castle Terrace car park, post code is EH1 2EW and its located about 15 minutes walk away from the hotel. From 6:30pm until 8:30am the parking on the street is free, and during the day you could park in one of the meter spaces nearby.
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Good evening, Thank you for your enquiry. Our hotel is around a half an hour drive from the Edinburgh Airport and the cost of the taxi should not exceed £20. Should you have any further enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us again. Kind Regards, Ewa
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"We had an amazing view from the fourth floor."
"Ask for rooms facing Dean Village!"
"3rd floor was great!"
"A view of the Dean village is amazing"
"Rooms on the back have better view than those on the front"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 69 - US$ 346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Melvin House Hotel
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghWest End
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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