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Come Ben the Hoose

Come Ben the Hoose, just 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre
47 reviews
Come Ben the Hoose, just 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre
Portobello Beach,  within walking distance 20min  (approx 1mile)
Fully fitted ktichen, complete with welcome pack
Master bedroom, a lovely sunny room with twin beds builtin wardrobes and coathangers
Lounge features two chairs, plus a sofa and Freeview TV plus DVD
Dinning table folded away when not in use.
Light sunny lounge with book case and information leaflets
View as come in the front door, stairs to the 2 bedrooms
Bright Galley kitchen
Sky Light single bedroom with a built in wardrobe and childrens games .
Optional fold-up bed is available, or  travel cot
Shower room with wash hand basin and WC.  Shelving for toiletries
Fireworks from Edinburgh Castle
One of the many Street Performers in the Edinburgh during the Festival in August
Dunbar Harbour, East Lothian is also nearby and worth a visit
My grandson and myself sledging in the local park
Portobello beach looking towards Musselburgh with its harbour, shops and coastal walk way
Fireworks from Edinburgh Castle with spectators at the Military Tatoo on the castle espanade
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
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When you arrive at "Come Ben the Hoose" I will greet you and show you around the Hoose. Give you information and answer any question you my have. Hand over 2 sets of keys to you.
I live next door and I am available if you have any question or queries you may have.
Please ask as Gordon and I have lived in Edinburgh all our life.
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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My friends and I stayed at Come Ben the Hoose while visiting a friend in Edinburgh over the holidays. Ann was a truly spectacular host! She took excellent care of us from the moment that we arrived, with a lovely welcome basket and plenty of helpful information to get around town. She really went above and beyond. The house itself...

Management response:

Hi Lisa, Sabrina and Jennifer I am sorry it has taken this long to reply to your lovely review I can't believe it is May already. I am so pleased that you choose to bring in the New Year at Come Ben the Hoose and in Edinburgh. I wish you all a Fabulous 2016. Ann and Gordon


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Reviewed 10 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015

A perfect location for those looking to explore Edinburgh and it's surroundings! A very cosy stay with a very welcoming host who was always available to point us to the nearest landmark. We loved coming back to the little cottage after a busy day out exploring! Thank you for your hospitality!

Management response:

Thank you for choosing to stay at Come Ben the Hoose, it was great having you. I hope to see you again. I am sorry it has taken this long to reply to you. Best wishes to you both Ann and Gordon


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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

" Come Ben the Hoose " is a very nice, clean and comfortable house with very nice hosts . It is just 15 minutes away from Edinburgh City and public transport go from there every 5 to 10 minutes . The house is located in a quiet residential area , but after the hustle and bustle of the city ,...

Management response:

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and the location of Come Ben the Hoose. You all found our public transport very convenient to get around and also enjoyed your walks and the beach. I hope to see you and your family at some time in the future when you return to Come Ben the Hoose...


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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* A perfect base for your holiday in Edinburgh and to visit the surrounding towns and country side. Free on street parking, Garden Furniture. See us on Facebook "Come Ben the Hoose" and leave a comment.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
1 Aug 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
4 nights
1 Sep 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
3 nights
1 Oct 2017 -
15 Dec 2017
Pre Festive Time
3 nights
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25% Deposit to secure Booking. Balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to holiday
Check In 4pm - Check Out 11am (Other times only by special arrangement);. Please contact for more details
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About the neighbourhood
Walking distance ( I mile) to the old village of Duddingston with the Kirk (church) and Dr. Neils Garden which has won a number of awards can be found beside the Duddinston Loch, a beautiful setting for weddings. The Sheeps Heid Inn and Dudingston Kirk (church) both dating back to12 century and still in use today. <BR><BR>You pass Duddingston golf Course on the way to remains of Craigmiller Castle (which can be hired for private functions. approximately 2 miles) Cameron Toll Shopping centre 3miles, Staiton Retail Park off A720, Royal Yacht Britannia was the Royal Family's home away from home. Now permanently moored at Ocean Terminal, another lovely shopping and entrainment centre down by the shore with lots of restaurants. To the east is Musselburgh Race Course for a... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 20.0 km
Railway: Waverly: 3.0 km
Edinburgh International Airport 20 miles. Airlink Bus or Tram takes you into Edinburgh, Princess Street/ Waverley in 30 min. Adult £4.50 single or return £7.50. Car hire available at airport and Waverley Train Station. Bus Service from top of Leith Street, No. 5 or No. 4, Bus service from St Andrew Square, Lothian Buss No.44, Cost £1.60, 44,44B,44C to Tesco Express on Willowbrae Road. East Coast Trains offer a regular service through out the day and evening to Edinburgh Waverley Station. A car is not essential as good local transport nearby. By car 7 hour Drive from London Area 3 to 4 hour from Manchester, 1.30 hour from Glasgow Airport.
Car Hire available from Waverly Station or Airport.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 km.
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