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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a warm and pleasant stay here. The breakfast here is surprisingly wonderful which allows you to mix and match the combination yourself and it's my motivation to wake up early everyday! Richard and Maki are very nice host and Richard is so helpful in helping me start my life in this city that he gave a lot of...

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1Thank Denise C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Dorstan past 2 nights while I was in Edinburgh for the Rugby. It's a 2 minute walk from the front door to the bus into town (30 or 33 Service). Takes about 15 minutes to get into the centre of town. Place was clean and well run. Nice room with a sink in the room and...

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1Thank seanmcbride51
Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We recently stayed here for the weekend during the Six Nations rugby tournament. The communication with Richard before and during our visit was excellent - he is extremely friendly, welcoming, and offers helpful advice to visitors to Edinburgh. The rooms were spacious and clean, and breakfast was fantastic. Highly recommended!

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1Thank joewh339
Scotland
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I visited Edinburgh for a few days to celebrate his birthday. I chose the Dorstan because of its location, good reviews and price and I wasn't disappointed. We arrived early, ( a couple of hours before check in) and had planned to just park thee car and head into Edinburgh but Richard was there and checked us...

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2Thank parkhouse18
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had a brilliant time with our excellent host Richard. He welcomed us warmly and gave us lots of useful information about travel, places to visit and options for tours. Dorstan Guest House had a warm and homely atmosphere. Our room was clean and spacious, with plenty of extra blankets if neede d. The hot water was extremely hot but...

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1Thank RUTH D
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Dorstan is definitely not a walk away from the city centre. Me and my partner both enjoy walking and have a dog that we often take on massive walks, however, it's a hike and takes at least 30/40 minutes to walk, even at a fast pace. Thankfully Edinburgh has uber so it is quite cheap to travel around but...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

we had to drop our son off at Edinburgh University after Christmas break. We live in Leeds so we decided to make the weekend of it. We booked a double toom , en suite. We arrived about 5pm on Friday 13th January and the owner,Richard greeted us very warmly, showed us 'whats what in the area like bus routes etc....

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Before our departure we received a text from Richard to confirm our arrival which was quite a surprise. Once I had confirmed our plans he was kind enough to accommodate us as we were due to arrive at the guest house 2 hours in advance of our anticipated time. Throughout our stay they made sure we were comfortable and were...

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1Thank rsahani2004
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Richard was an absolute gentleman and greeted me on arrival. I would highly recommend staying at the Dorstan which was a palace for the moderate price charged. A taxi to the city centre is only around £5 and can be walked in 30-40mins comfortably. The room was very homely with all the required amenities and guests can come and go...

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1Thank Andrew M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A lovely little guesthouse in a nice neighbourhood of Edinburgh. About 10 minutes on the buss from the city centre. Lovely breakfast with lots of choice about what to have, all well cooked and fantastic. Really friendly staff

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Dorstan Guest House

Address: 7 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5HJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 4,316 - ₹ 10,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dorstan Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Dorstan Private Hotel
Dorstan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“book early”
280kieranb, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 on the ground floor is ideal.”
DavidBursonThomas, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's a very quiet street so any room would do”
GoingAwayToo, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“only had the one room so nothing to compare”
STEVEOVE, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room no 5 on suite in need of a plumber”
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