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Penny Airey- No.38 Bed & Breakfast

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Banchory
Reviewed 19 August 2013

As other reviewers have said, this is a really great B&B, located very close to the centre of Edinburgh. The owners are lovely, the breakfast good and our room (a family room) was huge (more than big enough for 2 adults and 2 teenagers) and comfortable. My only complaint was the noise from outside - we stayed on a Saturday...

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2013

We have been staying here for several years at festival time & have always had a very warm welcome from Penny & Rick. It is a great B&B. The room is comfortable & a good size. The breakfasts are wonderful especially Penny's scrambled egg. It is well located in the Georgian new town & close to Princes Street. Highly recommended.

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New Jersey
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We spent two nights in Edinburgh at 38 Dublin Street with Richard and Penny. Their house is a World Heritage Site, and it was more interesting than we could have imagined. Our room had large windows, opening on a beautiful courtyard full of beautiful flowers and shrubs. They served a delicious and beautifully prepared breakfast our first morning and for...

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Wooster, Ohio
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Every trip, it seems, we meet someone we'd like to return to stay with again and again. This trip it was Penny Airey and her family at No. 38 Dublin Street. The room we had was spacious, clean and comfortable. The breakfasts were filling and well-prepared. But the icing on this nice little B&B is Penny - a ray of...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I usually have pretty good luck selecting accommodations when I travel, but I was especially fortunate to have stumbled upon Penny and Richard's B&B. My daughter and I spent six nights there and couldn't have been happier. Our room was large, lovely, and comfortable. Breakfasts were delicious feasts that kept us going during hours of walking, and both Richard and...

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geneva
Reviewed 27 March 2013

38 Dublin Street is in a great location for looking around Edinburgh, by foot or by bus, with the plus of being very quiet and away from the noise of the busy main streets. 1 minute from the fascinating Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 5 minutes from Waverley station and 5 minutes from Princes Street or St James centre for shopping....

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Bicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

I use to look for hidden gems in Trip Advisor - places that are not mainstream yet but still provide great service. Penny Airey is one of these fantastic places that nobody knows a lot about. All the reviews were fantastic and so is mine. The rooms are huge, spacious but nice, cosy and warm. We have the front door...

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Melaka
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I just don't understand why there are so little reviews on this piece of gem and I am determined to spread the news about this lovely place because this place deserves all the praises that I am going to shower upon it! We stayed here for 4 nights during the Military Tattoo and were so happy with the welcome and...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Firstly, the location. It's about a 10-minute leisurely stroll from Edinburgh Waverley station (15 if you're short and hauling huge trolley bags and bag-packs; 1.2 if you're an Olympic sprinter). Some would argue there are closer B&Bs; the fact that Penny Airey isn't located smack-dab in the bustling town centre was exactly why I liked it so much. The Royal Mile...

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Sweden
Reviewed 22 September 2012

We planned to stay here for three nights at the start of September 2012. I always spend ages searching for the ideal place to stay, so I was really happy that there was a room free on the nights of our planed stay. However about six weeks before our holiday Penny wrote to me and told me that she had...

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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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Address: 38 Dublin Street, Edinburgh EH3 6NN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Number of rooms: 27
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“Nothing to add - its a great B & B”
 of 5 bubbles martandvic, 30 Oct 2013 | Read review
“We had booked a twin room and got what I think is a family room, but only payed for a twin room. The hotel is located below street level on a quiet street. We had windows to the street, or more exactly to the stairs leading down from the street. That was no trouble and it was always quiet when we went to bed. The room contained a large double bed, one single bed and a comfy sofa. The room was so cozy, although it sometimes smelled just a little bit of old rugs... But that was never a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Lolloise85, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“During our July stay, didnt realize till arrival sunlight remains fairly bright till 23:00. Bring eye shades if a bright room bothers you”
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 of 5 bubbles americantravelers5, 19 Jul 2011 | Read review
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