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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2014

First time we exchanged a hotel for a guest house and were blown away by the 4 star standard.maggie , Kate and Gordon certainly know how to welcome and treat their. Guests.the room was tastefully decorated,very clean with spacious and everything you would need and may even have forgotten.the breakfast-well nothing short of excellent! The hosts were not intrusive but...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

Well I am delighted we booked this guesthouse from the minute we got there we were very impressed with the very warm welcome we received and we were given a detailed map of the area handwritten for us to get around Edinburgh which was a really plus for us and then when we saw our room i was very happy....

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Province of Lecco, Italy
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I stayed here for a couple of nights in August and was very impressed. My single room wasn't ensuite but I had my own private bathroom, with key, just along the corridor. The bedroom was furnished simply, with single bed, small armchair, wardrobe and desk and wasn't huge but certainly spacious enough for a single traveller. The high ceilings made...

1Thank LaStorione
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Staff/owners are really kind and thoughtful. We felt very welcome. Breakfast is delicious and the room very comfortable. A very nice surprise for a special occasion also. It's warm, it's like a home away from home. Will be back someday for sure. Thank you!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I stayed in this guest house as it was in close proximity to the Observatory, where I was conducting a weeks work experience. The staff that run the guest house, upon my arrival, informed me about the breakfast services, nearby restaurants, bus and taxi services and throughout my stay were only to kind to help accommodate my needs. Its location...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We spent two nights at the Highfield for our first trip to Edinburgh. Maggie and Gordon were very welcoming and happy to give directions and advice on where to visit. Even if you are brand new to Edinburgh, they can point you the right way in terms of transport, activities, dinner options, etc. Breakfast is very good and generous--you may...

1Thank MarieJ1007
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2014

This is our second stay at Highfields. My sisters and I stayed for 7 nights in Sept/Oct 2014. On our arrival, Kate was waiting for us and it was like coming home to family. Met Maggie & Gordon next day, hugs all round. My sisters and I shared the family room this time and it was very comfortable and well...

Thank Evelyn C
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We just spent 2 nights here and we weren't disappointed. The room was spotlessly clean, very comfortable and well equipped. We received a warm friendly welcome and were given lots of information regarding busses, places worth visiting etc. Their Scottish breakfast is a must, it's fresh, hot and very well organised. We would certainly stay here again and highly recommend...

1Thank HAMcW
Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed 16 August 2014

This was our first trip to Edinburgh and we were delighted to have found this B&B, a fairly short walk from the heart of the city. Kate and her sister were very helpful and friendly and provided delicious high quality breakfasts each morning. The eggs were cooked to perfection! The house is newly renovated and our room was very comfy...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Traveliing by myself it was great to land in a comfortable place with a warm welcome! Maggie and Kate were very attentive hosts (without being at all intrusive) and their attention to little things was much appreciated. Knowledge of local attractions and getting around was really handy and they made sure that this was available straight away when its most...

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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: £64 - £194 (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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