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Ivy Guest House

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See why so many travellers make Ivy Guest House their guest house of choice when visiting Edinburgh. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. If you are driving, free parking is available, and while at Ivy Guest House, guests can go online with free internet access. For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Edinburgh, Ivy Guest House is located a short distance from The Real Mary King's Close (2.1 km) and Edinburgh Castle (2.4 km). While in Edinburgh, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Ivy Guest House, including Aizle (1.0 km), Elephant House (1.9 km), and Ting Thai Caravan (1.7 km). During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Arthur's Seat (1.4 km), National Museum of Scotland (1.8 km), and The Potter Trail (1.9 km), which are all within walking distance of the guest house. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Ivy Guest House as you experience all of the things Edinburgh has to offer.
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Grade: 81 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Had a late landing at Edinburgh and couldn't find an accommodation that would satisfy my budget and check in times unfortunately! Owner was quite helpful and welcomed us late! Rooms are very nice although the decor is a bit dated (and if you don't mind the loud fan in the
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Very good free Wifi (I got as high as 60 MBit/s when measuring speed). Clean and spacious (room 6). Facilities are quite old fashioned but functional, nothing obvious missing. Good value for money and well situated near bus stations and approximately 2.5 km from city center.
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It's a litle bit (very) dated and not for shure the cleanliness place that i'w stayed ,but it was at that time the cheapest ensuite room in Edinburg with pretty good location.Wi fi was great.So if you don' t have big expectasions,and you need buget place for sleepover I think
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I stayed the weekend before Easter 2016. The biggest issue with this place was the cleanliness. It was filthy, the bedding had big urine stains on, and the pillows were covered in black mould. The bed was wobbly and pretty much broken. There was food on the floor and cobwebs on
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Stayed here the week before Easter for two nights whilst working in Edinburgh. The guest house wasn't in a bad location but that's about all it had going for it. The the place itself was old tired and smelt funny to be fair it was clean and cheap so I guess you get what you pay
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food on the floors
mouldy pillows
soiled bed sheets
Bathroom - Mould and Damp
"If you can afford to pay a bit more, do, and stay somewhere else."
"Dont book here...just because its cheaper..its a Health Hazard"
"Don't choose the room "With private bathroom". That's just a posh phrase for "your bathroom is across the hallway, away from your bedroom""
"Try another hotel"
"Doubt there would be a good room, ours faced the back so quiet at night but sure it would still be dirty."
United KingdomScotlandEdinburgh
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