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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed 1 night in the Highfield guest house. we do not know this part of Edinburgh. Gordon welcomed us warmly and explained where to get bus into city and back. Greatly appreciated. Our room was on the ground floor and was lovely. Spotlessly clean , with comfortable beds and cosy bed linen.From the warm welcome to the friendly goodbye...

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments.

Reviewed 2 September 2015

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights here during the Fringe Festival in August. The owners were so friendly and helpful with everything including advice on travelling around the city. Delicious and very generous breakfast made to order, very, very comfortable and cosy beds and great shower. Such a friendly and lovely stay, not too far from the center of...

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Gallarate, Italy
Reviewed 21 August 2015

My wife and I had a two night stay in the b&b and it has been a great experience the house is a 30minute walk from the city center, but there are several buses service in the nieghborhood. The house is very nice and also very clean: there is the breakfast room at ground floor with some rooms and then...

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback especially when it is so positive.

Wishaw, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2015

A real class act!!, if you have a visit to Edinburgh in mind, stay here!!. Many thanks for a great stay to Maggie & Kate. (A special thanks to Kate for reminding us that breakfast was about to finish and not start, as we mistakenly thought)☺

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I booked this guest house for a week whilst visiting Edinburgh. It is immaculate in décor, cleanliness and warmth of hospitality from Maggie and Kate. Helpful with directions, modes of travel, places to see etc. Bus services that quickly whisk visitors into the City pass the door. The breakfast is delightfully served from a wide range of choices and sets...

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San Pedro, Calif
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Highfield Guest house is a wonderful place to stay when visiting Edinburgh. Beautifully restored home. Katie made us feel very welcome. She was so helpful and considerate. She ordered taxis for us and made dinner reservations for us. We had to leave very early on our last morning. She prepared bag lunches for us to take when we left because...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed in the Hotel Ashburn on Saturday 7th Aug for 1 night and I can honestly say it is the best B & B I have ever stayed in. I booked 2 rooms, I double & 1 twin and both were of excellent standard. The rooms were spotlessly clean and very well presented, even down to the finer detail...

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Burgundy, France
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Perfect hostess, quiet and clean room, home cooked breakfast ... a very enjoyable stay. From the guest house, you can walk to Arthur's seat and climb it to enjoy the scenery of Edinburgh and its neighborhood.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I had stayed briefly at the Highfield several years ago. On this occasion, I stayed for 6 nights and had a wonderful experience. Maggie & Kate are delightful hostesses who run a first class B&B. For me, the real test of any accommodation is "will I stay here again?". In this case, the answer is an emphatic YES. Thank you...

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Hopefully you will visit us again. Thank you for taking time to post your review.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I chose the Highfield Guest House based on the terrific reviews here on this site, and boy, was it right. The interiors are gorgeous. It is super clean. The beds are spacious and super comfortable. Breakfast is delicious, I can recommend the Scottish breakfast with haggis. The staff is super nice, and extremely helpful. One day we had to leave...

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24022613, Owner at Highfield Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is always lovely to receive such positive comments.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maggie and Gordon welcome you to their elegant Victorian guest house situated in the Newington district of Edinburgh, close to the beautiful, historic city centre. The four star Highfield Guest House offers true Scottish hospitality so whether you are here on holiday or on a business trip you will find Highfield's friendly, informal ambience very relaxing and our attention to detail will ensure a comfortable, relaxing and memorable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highfield Guest House

Address: 83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £63 - £186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highfield Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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Highfield Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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