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Littleton, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Doreen greeted us and took us to our room. Because other guests were staying longer, we were given a different room than I booked, but for the same price. Instead of a queen with ensuite bath, we had an overly large room with a queen bed, and 3 single beds. There was plenty of room also. The bath was off...

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 3 December 2014

My Boyfriend and I booked a very last minute few days away to Edinburgh in September and were lucky enough to find a room with Doreen. Right from the price for 2 nights to the immediate courtesy email I received from her, we knew this was the best place we could have chosen. We were greated like old friends, she'd...

Thank Gary W
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I went to Edinburgh for 2 days, Doreen was absolutely helpful. A short description about the house location and how to get to the attraction and the city center was given. My double bedroom was upgraded to a family room for my daughter (1year old). The breakfast was absolutely delicious. It's the best experience with guest house that I have...

1Thank A_Aljohani
Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and could not fault it. Doreen is lovely, she cooks delicious breakfasts with a variety of choices and is genuinely keen to help you with information about bus routes, cafes and restaurants as well as how to get to the numerous attractions in the city. Although we had the room facing...

1Thank paulheatheras
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We stayed here some years ago, but the correct year was unavailable (truthfully, it has slipped my mind). We enjoyed our stay enormously, the room and ensuite were spotless, service was excellent. The location is walking distance to anything worth seeing and to all major busstops. There is a cosy pub nearby wich is nice, breakfast was varied and promptly...

Thank JanuitKatwijk
Ringwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This B&B was so clean and comfortable.Doreen greeted us with a smile and was full of useful information about the area. There was an excellent choice of freshly prepared food for breakfast.Parking was also included which made this centrally placed guesthouse so convenient for walking into town or catching the very regular and varied bus services. I would have no...

Thank Brian T
Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 1 September 2014

we spent a long weekend in August in Edinburg for the FRinge and stayed at this guesthouse. We really liked it. The room was nice, breakfast was great and the location was good. Away from the crowds of the centre but close enough to the old town to walk everywhere. The staff is very nice and seem to be genuinely...

Thank Viridiana2012
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We stayed at the Star Villa for 4 nights, for the Edinburgh Fringe. The location was excellent for us to get to the central venues and is on a direct bus route to the train station. Right from the start we were made to feel really welcome by Doreen, who really makes her guests comfortable and gives loads of great...

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 2 August 2014

stayed for 3 nights found the room to be comfortable on the small side but very clean. Doreen was very helpful and the location was very central, we used the bus which was very handy. The room that we had was on the 3rd floor which was a bit of a struggle with the suitcases that was the only negative,...

1Thank diannehobart
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Just back from a 3 night stay at the Star Villa.The room was light and airy and very clean with comfortable beds.There are tea/coffee making facilities, TV,a small fridge,iron, ironing board even a hairdryer!The en-suite was light , clean and fresh towels were supplied each morning.At breakfast time there is a big selection of choice and Doreen is happy to...

2Thank carol s

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  • Family Rooms
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Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms: 27
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“Family room for 5 located on the street side but not an issue. Few traffic during the night even in the touristic festival month of August”
tijldecuypere, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are very noisy.”
PCVA71, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A bit off the beaten path, or so it seemed to us. Appeared to be college dorms across the street.”
  • The front door.
CherylC400, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Email Doreen before you arrive with any requests as she answered my emails quite quickly.”
paulheatheras, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“not the third floor if you have a lot of luggage or are elderly”
diannehobart, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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