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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I arrived by mistake at this wonderful town house managed by its owner. I was very lucky to get a room at a great location. 10 min walking distance to the city center, a block away from a theater and 3 blocks from a beautiful park. In front of a bus stop with two lines straight to both New and...

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Limburgerhof, Germany
Reviewed 3 April 2013

very central bed and breakfast possibility, close by foot to old town, very good breakfast, orientated at your personal wishes, friendly and helpful housekeeper, we would recommend the house as a good starting point for visiting Edinburgh

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Reviewed 4 January 2013

My husband and I stayed for one night at this B&B for our Christmas celebration. It was a perfect location as it's located in the city centre within walking distance to restaurants and bars as well as the famous Prince's Street and George Street where all the shops are located. There's also a bus stop just a few step away...

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Reviewed 30 December 2012

Stayed for one night. Room was very clean, warm with en suite bathroom. Breakfast was delicious. Ideal location with only a 15 minute walk to the city centre. Lovely hosts who were very helpful. Will be back. Thanks Ruth and Agus.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We only stayed for two nights, but both were just what we expected. We were attending a concert at Murrayfield Stadium and the guest house was an ideal location for both this and the town centre, more or less exact distance for both, both of which we were able to walk. Owners were very friendly and accommodating and would definitely...

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League City, Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Son stayed at Burns Guest house for a few days prior to moving in to his Napier University housing. Guest House was very convenient to all the site-seeing and bus stops. The owners were very cooperative and helpful in the booking process and readily accommodated a late change when our son's move out time changed. Son reported that the room...

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

The policy of the b&b clearly states that on the day of your departure 'luggage storage is available' but when asked for the owner told me it was not possible because he was busy on that day. No discounts or alternative solutions were offered for the disservice. I would raccomand to ask in advance if you plan to leave your...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 September 2012

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Burns Guest House. The owners were very friendly and offered very personal service. The location was also convenient - you could be in the centre of Edinburgh in twenty minutes, depending on how quickly you walk. There is also a supermarket five minutes' walking distance away. I will probably be visiting Edinburgh again in...

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Laholm
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We vhere 2 couples that stayed 3 nights i august. Ruth and Agus are the friendly owners .They took good care of us and gave us lots of useful information.The breakfast is tasteful . The rooms are en suite. Clean and comfortable. And the location. Just a 15 minutes walk to Edinburgh cite centre. Ruth and Agus , we wish...

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Hadamar, Germany
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We, a couple from Germany drove through Scottland for 2 weeks. Wie started in Edinburgh. We stayed 3 nights at the Burns Guest House and we enjoyed it very much. The rooms are clean and quite even when faceing the street,, the breakfast is great, the people are very friendly. When you are traveling by car the best off all...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Burns Guest House, Edinburgh. Our Edinburgh Bed and Breakfast accommodation is a popular and comfortable guest house, with private parking, only 1 mile from the Edinburgh Castle and Princess Street. The accommodation is within walking distance to the the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), superb pubs, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, and cashline (ATM). Free Wi-Fi access is available. Limited free private parking spaces are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Burns Guest House

Address: 67 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $46 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Burns Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Room 6 looked a lot nicer than the other rooms”
 of 5 bubbles apf_travels, 30 Jul 2013 | Read review
“The rooms at the front of the house are a little noisy due to the road, but once you find the shutters, the noise is almost completely blocked out!! Although some rooms don't have an en suite shower, the bathroom is only shared with one other room and has an excellent powerful shower.”
 of 5 bubbles 794AnnaG, 17 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Room 5 was a bit bigger than 4.”
 of 5 bubbles JuaniGr, 22 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We had a double ensuite room at the top of the house. I got the impression that rooms on lower floors had shared bathrooms. Our room overlooked the back garden, so was quite quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Rosbifette, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Singles get a room without being punished - no "single-occupancy"-charge!”
 of 5 bubbles DirkM413, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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