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Reviewed 27 October 2013

Lovely warm welcome from David as we drew up in taxi Room lovely proportions, comfy beds, clean Tv not working, David came and mended it immediately Breakfast next door at ricks bar .good first day....mixed grill Pancakes a bit stale day 2 Highly recommend this B&B

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 19 October 2013

While traveling in Scotland with my father, wife, and two teenage daughters, I was considering getting two rooms at an Edinburgh hotel. I'm so glad I kept looking and found 53 Fredrick Street B&B. For less than 2 rooms at a budget hotel, we were able to get a family room that was more spacious than I was expecting. It...

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Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 15 October 2013

My husband and I stayed here for a total of 7 nights during our trip. The New Town location was perfect and we were able to walk to everything. We stayed in 2 different rooms during our stay and they were both large and decorated nicely. This is an older building so if you're expecting the Holiday Inn Express, this...

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We had a 4 night stay in this hotel and found it very comfortable and welcoming. Tessa was on reception when we arrived and offered help with the suitcase if required. There are 69 steps from the front door to the top floor rooms so the reception and lounge half way up are a welcome break for anyone who needed...

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London
Reviewed 17 September 2013

This home is a lovely Georgian flat in a residential area of new town, Edinburgh. The room was just as advertised, large and quite beautiful! I agree with Tessa on the review below it sounds as though the couple were looking for something more modern. The family have decorated their home in keeping with the building with the traditional style...

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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We stayed here as a family for 6 nights. This guest house is in a Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh's New Town and is one and a half blocks from Princes Street directly north of Edinburgh Castle so could not be better located. Restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, shopping and attractions abound in this area. Tessa and David, the hosts, are exceptionally...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

My husband and I are in out 40s and stayed here three nights during a two week tour of Ireland and Scotland. Our objective was to spend about $150 (USD) per night on rooms, which we were hoping would would result in nice, but not luxurious, accommodations. This approach worked extremely well -- except for 53 Frederick Street. 53 Frederick...

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DT_Edin, Manager at 53 Frederick Street, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We regret that we did not cater for your needs this time unfortunately we can not please everyone in our own homely style but we do keep it to the highest standard of cleanliness. Our Georgian Townhouse is over 230 years old and was redecorated in June of this year, so we...

London England
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was the 2nd time we stayed here. First was 3 years ago. Very friendly and helpful owners. Clean large rooms. Nice lounge where you can sit and relax, although we were there during the Fringe so had no time for that. Ideally located 2 mins from Princes Street. We were there with another couple, who were equally impressed. Our...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I have stayed here twice now, once with my husband and the other time I was one of four ladies. The rooms both times have been clean and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. It is right in the centre of Edinburgh, perfect for shopping and close enough to stp half way in case you have bought too much!!...

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2013

My husband and I stayed at 53 Frederick Street for two nights from 15th July. The B&B is wonderful! It is super clean and the room where we stayed in was really big. The owner is very friendly and helpful. The B&B is in an ideal location and easily accessible from the train station (short walking distance). The atmosphere is...

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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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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No. 53 Frederick Street, bed and breakfast in Edinburgh is perfectly situated in the very heart of the city centre, providing a magnificent yet unique spacious central home to explore Edinburgh, separated from Edinburgh Castle only by the Gardens! The Edinburgh B&B accommodation is an original Georgian townhouse situated on the second and third floors, that dates from circa 1820, and many of the original features have been carefully retained. This is an elegant and extremely spacious guest house, typified in a welcoming open hall with feature bow wall and staircase to upper floor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 53 Frederick Street

Address: 53 Frederick St., Edinburgh EH2 1LH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $111 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 53 Frederick Street 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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53 Frederick Street Edinburgh, Scotland
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