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Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Managed / run by authentic, very friendly and accommodating, Scottish couple. Wonderfully created breakfasts. Ask for the mystery breakfast - all very good. During breakfast: The owner passes on his great sense of wit, humour, with some useful, interesting, Scottish history. While his wife, Irene,...More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded September 20, 2017

All our world......... ....is made of Faith and Trust ... and Pixie Dust Peter Pan PS ...and nice guests

Reviewed September 5, 2017

We booked a large family room as two twins were already taken. Bathroom is an en-suite wet room and would have benefited from a squeegee to clear excess water from around the toilet and wash basin area to avoid wet feet when not actually showering....More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend did a roadtrip through scotland and this b&b was our last on our trip. the owner was so nice and the welcome was great :). delicious breakfast and the dogs are sooo cute :). the best thing was: we had to...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

The owners of this B&B go out of their way to make you feel welcome in Scotland. It is in a great location to get the bus or train into Edinburgh or explore the pubs and restaurants of Dalkeith. The rooms are very comfortable, clean...More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded August 29, 2017

A high rating from a recently retired senior executive of one of the world's most eminent hotel groups is a rare accolade. Thank you. Just at the point of your stay Irene had gone through a rough patch in her elderly parent care duties so...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017

Pros: Rooms comfortable, walkable to Dalkeith pub and restaurants. VERY close to bus which takes you into Edinburgh and runs frequently Cons: Breakfast times inflexible (8:40 - no other choice) and slow (food not received until 9:20 or later). Absolutely no cell phones allowed at...More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded August 26, 2017

Debera It would make my life a lot easier to add to the 2 prior uncooked buffet courses ( that you don't mention and presumably were eating) ....and set up buffet cooked breakies on a hotplate. I have thought about it . It would speed...More

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