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1 Kew Terrace Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 5JE Scotland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 16/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#10 of 415 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
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Kew House has been consistently one of top guest houses in Edinburgh for over 25 years. We are in both the Michelin UK and Europe Guide and feature in the top 10% on all ratings in the city. We are just 15 minutes walk West of Princes Street and have easy bus access to Edinburgh Airport. Our 6 bedrooms are stylish and contemporary with everything all guests need whether on business or leisure travel. Kew House has free secure parking and free hi-speed wi-fi.
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Free parking
Secured parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Complimentary instant cofffee
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
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Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
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Robert W wrote a review May 2021
6 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent two nights at Kew House whilst we visited family in Edinburgh. Our hosts Ian and Alan could not have been more friendly or welcoming and know everything anyone might need to about Edinburgh. Our tastefully decorated ground floor room was spotless and the sherry and chocolates a nice touch. The bed was extremely comfortable and the shower great. A fabulous, cooked breakfast each morning was just what we needed to set us up for the day. We have no hesitation in recommending Kew House to anybody planning an Edinburgh stay.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Responded 16 May 2021
Thank you very much for your review, it is much appreciated, especially at this time. Alan and I are happy you enjoyed your stay and are glad you had a great trip to Edinburgh. I appreciate you taking the time to post this review.
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kevaiser wrote a review Dec 2020
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom4 contributions2 helpful votes
What a lovely place to stay, Beautiful, clean room with lovely finishing touches. Delicious breakfast freshly cooked by the very welcoming hosts. Felt very comfortable in these unprecedented covid conditions. Highly recommend a visit
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Responded 18 Dec 2020
Thank you for your kind review. At the moment while business is quieter, reviews are very important to us and I thank you for taking the time to give your comments. Ian
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docjohn10 wrote a review Nov 2020
Barnsley, United Kingdom2 contributions
A lovely warm welcome from Alan and Ian set us up for our 2 night stay. The room was beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean, a comfortable haven to retreat to at the end of the day. Breakfast was amazing with lots of choice, all freshly cooked. Can not recommend Kew House highly enough
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 16 Feb 2021
You review slipped under my radar so apologies for not responding. I appreciate you taking time to share your experience with others and we are both glad you enjoyed your stay even during these difficult times.
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Isobel G wrote a review Sep 2020
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom5 contributions11 helpful votes
Kew House is an excellent location to stay because it is very convenient for the local buses into the Centre of Edinburgh. Although on a busy road, the House stands in its own grounds back from the road making it a quiet and peaceful location. Kew House offers every luxury a good Hotel would do. The decoration is beautiful throughout and everything spotlessly clean. The bedroom offers every comfort with a fully stocked hostess tray and excellent toiletries in the bathroom. The breakfast menu offers a fantastic choice and everything is home cooked especially for you.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: All rooms will be quiet because Kew House is situated away from traffic noise.
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Responded 2 Oct 2020
I appreciate your comments, particularly at this time where they are even more important to helping guests make their own decisions about places to stay safely. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again Ian
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Soulshadow wrote a review Aug 2020
Truro, United Kingdom21 contributions39 helpful votes
Very conveniently situated hotel with bus stops just a couple of minutes walk that take you into the city. The hotel was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Despite being on a main road and our room being at the front, we were not disturbed at all by the traffic (and we live in a very quiet little village with no traffic noise). The large bed was very comfortable. Breakfast were very tasty - especially enjoyed the devilled mushrooms and the Scottish salmon on scrambled egg. Alan and Ian were very helpful and offered us advice on restaurants to visit.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Responded 24 Aug 2020
Thank you for your review Nigel. It is much appreciated. We are also glad you enjoyed your stay with us and, of course, the breakfast. Hopefully we'll see you again some time Ian
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US$151 - US$209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kew House
Which popular attractions are close to Kew House?
Nearby attractions include Roseburn bar (0.1 miles), Murrayfield Bar + Kitchen (0.2 miles), and Scots Guards Club (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kew House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Kew House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Kew House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Kew House?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kew House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hau Han, Skerries Restaurant, and Roseburn Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Kew House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Palace of Holyroodhouse (2.3 miles), The Real Mary King's Close (1.6 miles), and Gilmerton Cove (4.6 miles).
Does Kew House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.
Is Kew House accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.