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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

Great home just two blocks from bus stop and yet so quiet. Very interesting and walkable route thru a park and past many interesting stores on way to city centre. I started every day with porridge and a just out of the oven scone. Warm greeting from Angela when arrived. Awesome added value feature: business card with bus numbers on... More 

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Thank Julie M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I've just got back from a weekend in Edinburgh, and had a wonderful stay. I would like to say a huge thank you to Alan & Angela, they were great hosts, nothing too much trouble for them. My room was a great size, with an additional seating area to watch tv in the evenings which I liked. Edinburgh is generally... More 

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Thank Lewis0102
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

We had a fantastic two night stay. A lovely, warm welcome. Our room was very clean and well presented with the bathroom just across the corridor. Situated down a lovely, quiet road and a 30 minute walk from the city centre. It was perfect for our weekend stay. Breakfast choices were absolutely fantastic, freshly made and delicious. We would definitely... More 

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Thank Sophie G
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 July 2013

Clean, comfortable, and a pleasure to stay in. Breakfast was great and didn't skimp, e.g good quality muesli and freshly baked scones. Angela and Alan were friendly and professional. I would definitely stay there again.

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3 Thank alison w
Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Me and my partner stayed in June 2013 for 1 night, for a short break away. We had the double room with en-suite toilet/shower, there were rooms which shared a bathroom also. The room was lovely, homely and quiet with tea/coffee facilities, flat screen little tv and free wifi which came in handy. The owners are a lovely couple who... More 

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1 Thank Wendywoo L
Hagen, Germany
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I stayed here in September 2012 for three Days to explore Edinburgh (again)as a Single Traveller. The Room on the second Floor was really cosy,with free Wi-fi and all the amenities you can expect at a B&B (TV,Coffee and Tea making facilities etc.)It has a shared Bathroom with one other Guestroom,which was no Problem at all. Alan and Angela are... More 

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1 Thank Martin S
bridlington
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

stayed recently with my wife for a long weekend, lovely quiet location, but just round the corner from the main Bus route into city centre, very clean rooms, very helpful and pleasant hosts, superb breakfast, would recommend to anyone and would definately stay again.

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2 Thank mike m
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

I stayed here in September as a solo female. The Vidler's were so kind to me, helping with travel directions and arranging a room for me at the last minute. The hotel itself is lovely. It's a bit outside the city but the walk into Edinburgh is great. I also liked the location because it's in a residential neighborhood and... More 

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1 Thank AndFreedomFor
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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

As a solo female traveller, I look at not just only the value for money and location, but also reviews written by like travellers. I stayed three nights and based my booking on all of the above, I was given a double room on the first floor with a shared bathroom, which was at the front of the house and... More 

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1 Thank Noeleen S
Braunschweig, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2012

We visited Edinburgh in August when the city was fully booked out. Rowan Guest House is a nice quiet place about 15 minutes away by bus from the city centre. The rooms were freshly renovated, the service was excellent and so was the breakfast. We had a great time though it was a little bit expensive. PS: Try the porridge!... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quietly located in a leafy conservation area with easy access to the centre a mile away. Rooms en suite or with private facilities. Large Scottish breakfast served including porridge and freshly baked scones. Free parking and wi-fi available. Personal attention from the owners Alan and Angela Vidler. Check availability for immediate confirmation or email for a quote. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rowan Guest House

Address: 13 Glenorchy Terrace, Edinburgh EH9 2DQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $38 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Rowan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“If you want a private bathroom, you may need to request this as not all rooms are en-suite.”
 of 5 bubbles wendywool, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
“The twin room (not ensuite) at the back of the house first floor had an unpleasant smell to it.”
 of 5 bubbles Yoavi, 30 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Room no. 5 is a standard double room which has a good view on Arthur's Seat.”
 of 5 bubbles SpeedmausOnTour, 25 Jul 2012 | Read review
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