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Morges, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 January 2013

I stayed at Highfield Guest House for 3 nights and it was very enjoyable. I did not get to meet Gordon but Maggie and Kate were really friendly, helpful and made me feel at home right away. I was in the only single room of the house, very comfy bed and quiet at night despite being on the road side....

Thank Sidyork
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Upon my arrival at the Highfield Guest House in Edinburgh, I was warmly welcomed by the family that run this fine establishment. The first thing I noticed was just how friendly they were. The room was spacious, warm and extremely clean and tidy. The Guest House itself is in a great location, a mere 10 minute walk from Arthur's Seat,...

Thank MarkLondon83
Reviewed 6 December 2012

This was my fourth time staying at the Highfield and my return visit was just as wonderful as my first. The host's Maggie, Gordon and Kate go the extra mile and offer a totally professional - friendly experience with exceptional kindness shown by all. Their knowledge and information of the city is second to none and helped make our trip...

Thank delph17
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2012

I was made very welcome the minute I arrived. Maggie explained where eating places were etc. The room was very clean and comfortable with all the extras, hairdryer, extra pillows, blanket, fancy lotions and potions. I was there to study and with free wifi happily studied. It has easy access to various tourist spots in Edinburgh. There was extras such...

Thank JanC54
Selkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2012

This guest house must rate one of the best we have stayed at. Owners could not do enough to make our stay more welcome. Went" the extra mile" excellent food and bedrooms were warm and really comfortable A must if your are looking for guest house in Edinburgh Thank you for a great time

Thank 816davidn
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Absolutely can't fault this guest house. We were warmly welcomed and made to feel at home right away. The room was great... I've never seen so many pillows and cushions on a hotel bed! They provided loads of city guides and were really knowledgeable of where to go and what to see in Edinburgh. The breakfast was included in the...

Thank SamanthaJD
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 November 2012

I was nervous about a solo trip to Edinburgh, particularly since I was staying outside of the city center. Upon arrival Maggie made me feel incredibly welcome, safe and comfortable! She showed me all the different ways to get into town and I realized Highfield is in the perfect location! You can get to city center via multiple bus stops...

Thank Kellen H
Reviewed 7 November 2012

My wife and I, together with our two kids were delighted to stumble across this delightful B&B run by Maggie and Gordon. We had arrived exhausted from an overnight train trip from London to Inverness, followed by a 3 hour drive and were warmly welcomed. With the boys too tired to go out, we were offered plates and cutlery to...

Thank Zimmys01
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We stay at Highfield Guest House on August 2012 for three nights. The room was very confortable and beautiful, the beakfast amazing. We loved the scottish breakfast. Very well cooked, very tasty and very well served. The all house was beautiful inside. Very very clean and very quiet at night. Near there is many buses to the center, and they...

Thank Susana C
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 6 October 2012

My partner and I stayed at Highfield Guest House for 4 nights in September 2012. From our first email and telephone exchange and throughout our four days there, Maggie, Gordon and Kate were the consummate hosts. Funny, warm, thoughtful, and endlessly helpful The house is charming, absolutely spotless, extremely comfortable and spacious. The only drawback is that everwhere we stayed...


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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maggie and Gordon welcome you to their elegant Victorian guest house situated in the Newington district of Edinburgh, close to the beautiful, historic city centre. The four star Highfield Guest House offers true Scottish hospitality so whether you are here on holiday or on a business trip you will find Highfield's friendly, informal ambience very relaxing and our attention to detail will ensure a comfortable, relaxing and memorable stay. ... more   less 

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Address: 83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $103 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highfield Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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Highfield Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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