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Classic Guest House
Ranked #69 of 392 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Scotland
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Ideal accomodation in Edinburgh”
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Found the Classic on TripAdvisor in the part of Edinburgh we wanted to stay in and it lived up to its promise. Booking was easy - picked up the phone and booked it two weeks in advance,

When we arrived everything was ready and we headed back into the middle of town. There is a great bus service into the centre almost from the front door and it takes about 15 mins - for £3.50 a day pass on Lothian Buses is well worth it.

Room was scrupulously clean, as was whole establishment, and the service was excellent - friendly and helpful without being overbearing. Breakfast was delightful and beautifully cooked.

One of the best value overnight stays for a long time

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

We had a very comfortable stay at the Classic guest house, Edinburgh. The landlady and staff are very friendly and helpful.The location of the guest house is very good for the city centre which has everything to offer being the capital city of Scotland.The room was warm and the bed was totally comfortable,the en-suite was a little small,but it served it's purpose. The breakfast was spot on, beautifully cooked and definitely enough to keep you going 'till lunch time.Would definitely recommend and visit again.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

Immediately on arrival, we had a lovely friendly greeting from Fiona, who made us feel very welcome. The double room was spotless and very comfy, we had an excellent night's sleep. It overlooked the garden at the back. The breakfast was delicious, with plenty of cereals to choose from, yogurts, cheese and fresh fruit. We had the full Scottish breakfast and it lasted us all day.The guest house is situated only a short walk from a bus route straight onto Princess St in the City - £3.80 for 2 one-way. We also had a taxi which was approx £6. We would highly recommend the Classic Guest House and will definitely be returning later in the year. It is excellent value for money. Thank you Fiona for a wonderful visit.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2013

We stayed at the Classic Guest with our 2 young daughters. Family rooms are often difficult to find, but here we had a large room with a double and 2 single beds in, and an en-suite bathroom. Room was nice and clean, and tea and milk topped up daily.

The owners were friendly and helpful and we were spoilt at breakfast with warm croissants, juices, coffee and a full home cooked breakfast.

A quick taxi ride into Edinburgh. Would recommend and look forward to returning

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
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leeds
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Reviewed 1 March 2013 via mobile

A warm welcome was the start for my wife and i at this great little gem.clean well appointed rooms,friendly staff and a hearty breakfast were to follow.many thanks,in the words of arnie"we will be back".

  • Stayed February 2013
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Phoenix AZ
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Three of us spent three days at the Classic during Hogmany, and it was as advertised: clean, comfortable, convenient, great food and great hosts. This is the place to stay.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Rugby
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

We stayed at the Classic Appartment in West Saville Terrace the weekend before xmas, May I say that it was a beautiful appartment with all the expected facilities of a luxury appartment and the size of the bed in the master bedroom was huge!!!!!

Very beautifully decorated and in a great location with easy access to the centre with regular buses at the top of the road.

Would recommend.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Classic Guest House

Property: Classic Guest House
Address: 50 Mayfield Road | Midlothian, Edinburgh EH9 2NH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #69 of 392 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Classic Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Classic Guest House Edinburgh, a Victorian town house located in a quiet, residential area and offering quality 3 Star B&B accommodation with free parking and free Wi-Fi close to Edinburgh city centre, Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. All our rooms are elegant, comfortable and tastefully decorated to a very high standard and are thoughtfully equipped. A sumptuous Scottish Breakfast can be enjoyed in the conservatory, overlooking our beautiful garden. ... more   less 
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Classic Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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