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Cork
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Having booked a room over 2 months in advance, Doreen emailed me to cancel it within a week of my visit to Edinburgh. She'd made a last minute arrangement to go on holiday herself, and so booked me into somewhere else. After years of successful stays in B&B accommodation rated highly on TripAdvisor, this was a first for me. I...

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Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Doreen was very friendly and welcoming. Room was spotless. We stayed in the small double room on the second floor. Wet room with a power shower. The food was excellent. Plenty of toiletries and tea/coffee etc. Within walking distance to the town centre and theatres.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Doreen was very nice and welcoming. The room is very tiny and I don't think it's really suitable to be rented for this price. The tv doesn't work properly and we were not very sure about the cleanliness of the bed sheets. The hostel is relatively close by... Around 20 minutes walk to the city centre.

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largs
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our stay got off to a good start straight away with a lovely warm welcome from Doreen who promptly took us to our room and gave us a map of Edinburgh and directions to princess street and the main drag which is close by. Our room at the top of the house was small , inviting and had everything we...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The owner is a nice and warm lady with lots of experience in hosting guests from allover the world. Starvilla has the benefit of a great central location in the Theatre district, at walking distance of both the Old and New Town. Our family room for 4-5 was well-equiped and the nights were surprisingly calm despite daytime traffic. Breakfast was...

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Starvilla Guest House! We were 4 adults so we had booked a Family room on 1st floor. Doreen gave us such a warm welcome ... It was amazing... can never forget that !! She gave us all the first hand information that we would require to travel locally, places to visit, places to eat,...

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laconner
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We fell into staying at Star Villa only because we thought it was somewhere else and were tired of looking - but it worked out. We really enjoyed our stay and getting to know where we were. Toll cross is not far from the center, has a lot of local restaurants, a good bakery (the Pinewood something)(Polish). The end of...

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redcar
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Had a wonderful 3 night stay at this fabulous guesthouse. Communicotine pre arrival was good with Doreen. Parking is limited and Doreen reserved a space for us. On arrival we were given maps and information on bus stops etc from Doreen, Our room was well equipped iron, mini ironing board and hairdryer. Towels changed everyday. Good breakfast choice. My husband...

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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with my boyfriend we booked a double room but when we arrived we were given the family room which was bigger and consisted of a double bed and 3 singles and en suite bathroom which was a shower. Rooms were very clean and beds were comfy Doreen the host was very nice and welcoming and...

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Reviewed 12 February 2016

I stayed for 3 nights for the rugby. We had the large room with ensuite. It was enormous with four comfortable beds and all amenities including tea, coffee and biscuits and even a fridge. For future reference I looked at other rooms all had en suites, were very spacious well decorated and spotlessly clean, like ours. The location is great...

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  • Free Parking
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Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms: 27
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“Family room for 5 located on the street side but not an issue. Few traffic during the night even in the touristic festival month of August”
 of 5 bubbles tijldecuypere, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles PCVA71, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A bit off the beaten path, or so it seemed to us. Appeared to be college dorms across the street.”
  • The front door.
 of 5 bubbles CherylC400, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Email Doreen before you arrive with any requests as she answered my emails quite quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles paulheatheras, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“not the third floor if you have a lot of luggage or are elderly”
 of 5 bubbles diannehobart, 2 Aug 2014 | Read review
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