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The Stevenson House

Traveller (45)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (4)
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“four poster bed”(11 reviews)
“b b”(42 reviews)
“home made jams”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience : to share the very same premises with R L Stevenson's spirit. The whole house has retained most of the original atmosphere; even the bath tub is dated back to the Victorian times. Possibly the best location to dive into the...More

Thank Roberto B
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for these kind words.We appreciated your visit, and hopeto see you back before long! Best Regards John & Felicitas Macfie

Reviewed 1 February 2018

Beautiful hudge house and so well maintain ,so authentic .extremely comfortable bed .irissistible breakfast even thaught I ask for a dairy free and gluten free one I got gorgeous home made bread and best musli ever !,

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Its like staying at a friends house in the center of Edinburgh. I anticipated that my favorite part was going to be just being in RLS's house. While I was there, it was the wonderful breakfast service (best jams and coffee on the trip). After...More

Thank DanDiego7
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 10 January 2018

Many thanks indeed for your kind words. You will be welcome back any time. August busy-busy with Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but May and September have fewer other visitors in the city, and the weather is often lovely ... Haste ye...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

What a phenomenal experience! From the moment we arrived we were well looked after by Felicitas Macfie and her lovely family. The house was immaculate and rich with history. Our hosts were overflowing with knowledge and more than happy to share the pride of their...More

Thank James J
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 28 December 2017

Many thanks for your kind words! I hope we may see you back again before too long.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We stayed for 1 night at the Stevenson House as a treat for my partner's birthday. We know Edinburgh well but to be able to stay in the beautiful Georgian house where Stevenson grew up, and even to stay in his parent's bedroom, was a...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (45)
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Dining (4)
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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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"If you have 3 people, ask and they will probably put an extra bed in the twin room for you."
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"All rooms are unique!"
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"For a romantic stay, request the room with the four-poster bed. For a lovely view of the Forth, ask for the..."
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"We were upstairs and in the backside of the building. It was calm and we slept very well."
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