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The Stevenson House

173 reviews
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Room & Suite (12)
Dining (4)
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“four poster bed”(11 reviews)
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“robert louis”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its like staying at a friends house in the center of Edinburgh. I anticipated that my favorite part was going to be just being in RLS's house. While I was there, it was the wonderful breakfast service (best jams and coffee on the trip). After...More

Thank DanDiego7
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks indeed for your kind words. You will be welcome back any time. August busy-busy with Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, but May and September have fewer other visitors in the city, and the weather is often lovely ... Haste ye...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a phenomenal experience! From the moment we arrived we were well looked after by Felicitas Macfie and her lovely family. The house was immaculate and rich with history. Our hosts were overflowing with knowledge and more than happy to share the pride of their...More

Thank James J
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words! I hope we may see you back again before too long.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night at the Stevenson House as a treat for my partner's birthday. We know Edinburgh well but to be able to stay in the beautiful Georgian house where Stevenson grew up, and even to stay in his parent's bedroom, was a...More

Thank Gilles R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My Mum and I stayed at The Stevenson House for one night in December after our booked accommodation could no longer take us and arranged for us to stay with the Macfie family. Initially I was apprehensive but we were soon put at ease by...More

Thank Mrs_S_26
Response from StevensonHouse, Owner at The Stevenson HouseResponded 6 December 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments. We were delighted to have you with us and hope to see you again. Best regards John and Felicitas (& crew)

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Thank you Felicitas and John for another delightful stay with you. This was my third stay and I am sure (hoping) many will follow. I loved my room with a view! Thank you for your hospitality and making me feel so welcome.

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Certificate of Excellence
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Bathroom (4)
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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
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"If you have 3 people, ask and they will probably put an extra bed in the twin room for you."
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"All rooms are unique!"
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"For a romantic stay, request the room with the four-poster bed. For a lovely view of the Forth, ask for the..."
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"We were upstairs and in the backside of the building. It was calm and we slept very well."
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