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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Owner was pleasant and kind throughout the stay. Breakfast was excellent with the continental breakfast being a real hit with the kids. Ideal location for travelling into town, only a 20 minute walk !

Thank Sam P
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

What a wonderful review and delighted the children also enjoyed their stay. Please do come back again. Vivienne

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We were only in Edinburgh for 1 night but very happily would have spent longer here. Vivienne was super lovely and welcoming, gave us good tips on how to get around and what's nearby. The room was a decent size,very cosy and warm. There were nice little touches like different teas, a fridge stocked with water and some sweets to...

Thank flightyzeus
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

What a lovely review and much appreciated. I hope to welcome you back again in the future. Vivienne

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Was a weekend away made to feel at home clean tidy was given everything you wanted only think I missed personally was a full cooked breakfast but the breakfast we got was great lot to choose from over all will definitely be stopping their again thank you for your hospitality lovely 4 day stay Mr Mrs Malone .

Thank martynmalone
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Martyn for your lovely review. I do hope to see you both again and I shall ensure you enjoy breakfast again!! Vivienne

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before, like being home from home. Made to feel so welcome, friendly, clean, comfortable, anything you want to know about getting around town etc, you'll told in detail how to get there. It's a really lovely place to stay. Within walking distance to Arthur's seat. i enjoy staying here.

Thank Laura C
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Laura you are welcome anytime and I appreciate your lovely review. Vivienne

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

si clean, so friendly, so good. it was great to go and sad to leave. the breakfast was extraordinary. the rooms were so clean and comfy. it felt like being at home! the owners were also very friendly and so well mannered. they also suggested very nive places to go for lunch and once again those were wonderful too.

Thank JhoanneRoot
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

What a lovely review and thank you so much. Hope to see you again in the future. Vivienne

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Viv runs a very nice B&B. Spacious & clean rooms, as well as a nice breakfast. Bus stop right out the front. Viv provides great information on the places to see, eat and shop in edinburgh. Close to the old Bell pub that has great meals. Very well located B&B

Thank stephjb23
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely and kind review. It was my pleasure to have you stay and hopefully again sometime in the near future! Vivienne

Frankfurt am Main
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is my fourth trip to Edinburgh and my second stay at the Sherwood Guest House. It's a wonderful B&B and Vivienne is just fantastic. The Sherwood has undergone a partial renovation (part two is due in January 2017) and the look and feel is just terrific. So much better than before. I tried out nearly all the restaurant recommendations...

Thank Fe1710
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you lovely lady for an honest and valued review. Your additions to my guest information book are waiting ... Looking forward to seeing you again next year and showing you the complete renovation! Vivienne

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very good continental breakfast, every day with fresh fruits, a nice and clean room eben with microwave, we warmly welcomed and all that within just a short walking distance (15-20 min) to the centre! Arthur's seat with a great view over the city can be reached within 10 min, a swimming hall close by, a few pubs...

Thank khtl4
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and your family for your weeks visit to Edinburgh, and your children kept me on my toes each morning!! Hope to see you all again sometime. Vivienne

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Miss Vivienne and the Sherwood will forever remain one of my most treasured memories of Edinburgh. This guest house was a home away from home, welcoming, clean, cozy and excellent breakfast. There were four of us from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia who had booked online with Miss Vivienne, she was very quick to respond to any questions we had prior...

Thank Clara H
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Wow Clara! Thank you for such high praises and I too am sorry I was not able to have you girls stay with me for longer. You made my mornings and days ......... You better all be back again soon! Miss Vivienne

Reviewed 18 October 2016

The B&B was much nicer in person, very modern, cute and clean. The location was great, just had to walk up the road to get to the Royal Mile. Vivienne was great! Very friendly and accommodating to our diets. So glad we found this place :)

Thank Jessica W
Vivienne P, Owner at Sherwood Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both during your visit to Scotland and look forward to seeing you both again. Vivienne

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Sherwood Guest House

Address: 42 Minto St., Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £70 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sherwood Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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