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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Mingalar. The owners and staff are warm and friendly and made us feel at home. The property is old and the decor a bit "tired" but this adds to its charm. The location is ideal if you want to be close to the city centre but away from the hustle and bustle. Good value...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both Chris and Clive were so very helpful from helping us park to helping us find the best sights and directions to get to them.Our room was great, food was yummy, and our cook delightful. Our stay in this lovely Georgian in Edinburgh was good value for the money!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a nice place, with a great room, friendly staff and good and varied breakfast. Only small comment would be the shower which was tricky to regulate, but overall great experience, we were very satisfied.

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Mission, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bed was lumpy and hard. The pillows had seen better days. The room was shabby and in need of a paint job. The breakfast was average. The hosts were friendly and helpful. The location was great and had good pubs nearby.

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in Mingalarion March 17. The place is perfectly located, at a walk le distance from city centre. Scottish breakfast was good. Friendly staff. Once you think at using the electric blanket, the freezing nights are just normal nights. We were staying in room 4. Room is of good size and clean. Ensuite bathroom is rather tiny...

Thank Jean-Marc W
London, England. UK
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Chris and Marcysia were lovely, gracious and quite genuine hosts. My mother and I enjoyed our stay here. Ideally located near town centre, clean sheets, beautiful house, powerful shower and very delicious hot buffet breakfast - what more can you ask for! Chris was extremely helpful and gave us a thorough induction and even printed our boarding passes and even...

Thank nataliemoorcock
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Lovely guesthouse, we had a very large comfortable room. Chris was very informative about Edinburgh, about where to go and how to get there which was very helpful. Very enjoyable filling breakfast cooked beautifully. Very good value for money, would definitely go back to The Mingalar when next in Edinburgh

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

slightly dated accomodation and older style shower room but comfortable bed and very conveniently situated, a short walk from the city centre and tram lines. Good breakfast in the morning. plenty if information provided by the hosts and leaflets in the hallway.

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Thank Mary W
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in Feb and I guess it taught me a lesson about not relying too much on TripAdvisor. To describe this hotel as cosy is bizarre. It is a lovely property in a good location but the interior and rooms are very dated. The rooms have odd bathroom units which have been fitted, not proper...

Thank Daniel W
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I had a very happy stay, Chris is a fount of knowledge giving very realistic advice on walking around the city. Breakfast each day was delicious and served with by a very friendly young lady whose name I'm ashamed to say I've forgotten, sorry. Everywhere we went we found helpful, friendly people. Will be back!

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Additional Information about Mingalar

Address: 2 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $131 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mingalar 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Basement rooms are near to breakfast kitchen but could be noisier.”
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