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We had a fantastic time at the Stevenson house. Our bedroom was very comfortable and beautiful. The house is really well located in town (walkable distance from all interesting sights in town). John, our host, was very helpful in providing great recommendations on things to...More
We stayed at the RL Stevenson house as a family in late December. My wife and I stayed in the double room with the four poster bed while our college age children stayed in the twin room on the 3rd floor (US). Both were very...More
Very quirky place steeped in history and the previous reviews, if you read them, paint a good picture. We stayed in the double room, my daughter and her friend in the twin room above (with its excellent view to the Firth of Forth). Excellent location...More
Stayed 1 night with my daughter ... Nice upstairs room with ensuite ... Friendly family home .. informative hosts John and Felicitas .. walked to shopping and nightlife nearby .. would like to stay again for sure .
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.