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Reviewed 4 July 2012

...but was not particularly special. Our room was comfortable although the shower seemed on the very small side. Breakfasts were quite ordinary. Our host did providecexcellent dining recommendations, and was helpful in directing us to Rosslyn chapel and on to St. Andrews. Review may be colored by the fact that I did not particularly like Edinburgh!

Thank rmsandvik
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 June 2012

The Dunedin B&B is conveniently located in a quiet side street, 2 minutes from bus stop for a quick ride or walk (1.5 miles) into Edinburgh. The rooms are comfortable, the breakfast delicious, and the hosts welcoming an helpful. Also walking distance to Holyrood park and pubs/restaurants. A great base for exploring Edinburgh.

1Thank UriDan
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Once agin I returned to the Dunedin Guest House but this time to celebrate my friends birthday and there were 14 of us so we took over the guest house apart for 1 room. David coped very well when we all turned up to book in letting us choose our own room & making sure we all had the right...

1Thank Liverpool-Jayne
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2012

This was my second visit to the Dunedin Guest House having stayed here 2 years ago with 3 girl friends. We were so impressed we decided to come back this year only this time we brought another 9 friends taking over all but the one remaining single bed room! This gave me the opportunity to view all of the rooms....

Thank Happyshopper1955
Corryton, Tennessee
Reviewed 12 March 2012

My sister and I have been lucky enough to get to stay with David and his wife 3 separate times. This is by far our FAVORITE B&B in the UK. We are so fortunate that we get to go for a forth time this July. Rooms are a good size and every thing is super clean. They make you feel...

2Thank Terrydebusk
Reviewed 11 March 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights. It is a perfect gets house. VERY VERY clean. They were very helpful and friendly. Would stay there again.

Thank Sarianna
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed here for three nights in late July. The room was nicely sized for three (me, my wife and daughter) but we were fine with the spiral stairs which might be an issue for some. David was an excellent host and the breakfasts were great. On a later pass through Edinburgh we stayed in a modern hotel in New...

1Thank Glenn K
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2011

My partner and I arrived a little later than stated but this caused no problem to David,who with his wife were perfect hosts from the beginning to the end of our trip. The room was immaculate and very spacious and the bed so comfortable. Breakfast was remarkable possibly the best we have had on our many weekends away. In short...

2Thank AlexC1928
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Only stayed one night but wished we had booked for two. This Guest House is well run by David and his wife who are a lovely couple and they deserve their four star rating. The house is Victorian and has all the Scottish features from that period including a pitch pine staircase and decorative plaster on the walls. Our twin...

1Thank geomarAberdeen
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Our room was large and very comfortable.(three beds for only two people). The king bed was very comfortable. The breakfast room was beautiful. The breakfast was served quickly and was delicious. It was convenient to downtown bus routes. An excellent choice in Edinburgh

2Thank CharlieTup

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Dunedin Guest House is a semi-detached Victorian Villa located on a large sunny corner with gardens and a lovely view of Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags. Built as a family home in 1882, the three-story house was divided into two homes in the 1950s and returned to a single dwelling around late 1980s. Sympathetically converted into the present accommodations, the house is a listed building and therefore retains such original features as a magnificently lit cupola that dominates the central staircase and gives the house an airy spaciousness. Other original features are the mosaic-tiled entrance and vestibule, ornate cornices and a spectacular plasterwork thistle ceiling in the breakfast room. Original woodwork prevails throughout the guestrooms, as well, with massive Canadian pine doors, paneling and dados. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunedin Guest House

Address: 8 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5HH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $149 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles rachelt206, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The family room, no. 6, on the second floor works great for three people.”
 of 5 bubbles KennethN678, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All rooms seemed quiet and bright.”
 of 5 bubbles BillG980, 19 Jul 2014 | Read review
“We had a room on the front side, and there was an excellent view of Arthur's Seat. One tip is use the room darkening shades. In the summer it gets light very early and if it is clear the sun is very bright.”
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 of 5 bubbles thelonepiper, 5 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Second floor rooms had views of roof tops, which was interesting to me. I think we were in room 5 at the top of the stairs. I think there was a third floor, which might have been more interesting yet if you are able to schlep your baggage up there.”
 of 5 bubbles Stewart2013, 30 May 2014 | Read review
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