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Ravensdown Guest House

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Ravensdown is a friendly and stylish guest house, run by David (Scottish) and Yoka (Dutch) providing quality bed and breakfast accommodation in central Edinburgh. A spacious Edwardian house built in the early 1900’s, Ravensdown has spectacular views of the city skyline, Edinburgh castle and Arthur’s Seat.Situated on Ferry Road to the north of the ancient city, within easy access to the port of Leith, with lovely pubs and restaurants, and the Royal Yacht Britannia. Approximately 5 minutes walk to the Royal Botanic Garden, Canonmills, Broughton and Stockbridge, a lively up market 'village', with wonderful pubs, restaurants, bars and boutiques.We can advise you what to do and see in and around the city.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Full view
63Somewhat walkable
Grade: 63 out of 100
90Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
18Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

When we arrived, it seemed like we were unexpected even though we had informed David when our train was arriving that day. Neither David nor Yoke had introduced themselves...We had to ask their names. There was a distinct unfriendly bias toward Americans, and when we...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Just spend one night here and definitely not 4 Star. Room was absolutely freezing and had to push for them to turn on heat. Only one tea bag each and one sachet of shower gel each, no shampoo. David seemed extremely stressed the whole time,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Aoibheann M
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

First impression yoka was warm and welcoming Very clean room was disappointing quite small not 4 * standard paid £145 Wardrobe like an old pantry understandable due to size of room Tea and coffee facilities would have been nice if more choice Breakfast room very...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Alison W
Reviewed February 6, 2018

David was very nice and friendly, but his wife was not so much. We found mould in the kettle which David replaced, also were also supplied with expired UHT milk. We were also charged bit extra for the card processing.

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Radan R
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Rooms are big and beds are good, but that's the positive news. Breakfast is served between 8 and 9. If you get up at 09h05 and ask for a coffee you are replied that the breakfast time is over and you have to get up...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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"The building is on a main road, however our room was at the rear of the property and very quiet."
Mar. 31, 2016
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"Stayed in room 1. Very good room."
Sep. 14, 2015
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"Good view of the Castle during the tattoo - nightly fireworks around 10:30pm."
Aug. 24, 2015
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"If you want a good night's sleep I would suggest opting for a rear bedroom away from the traffic"
Aug. 11, 2015
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US$139 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandEdinburgh
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