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These are Edinburgh's Very Best Bed and Breakfasts

Jennifer Rigby | July 06, 2018

It sounds simple - a place to sleep and some food when you wake up - but as these little bed and breakfasts show, when it's done right, it's something really special.

#5

Kew House and Apartments

Why it made the list

Professional, welcoming, comfortable, and - a bonus for those looking to avoid bland airport hotels - the airport bus stops right outside, taking you to the departure lounge in around 20 minutes.

With such sumptuous rooms, you might think that Kew House wa Read More

#4

Barony House

Why it made the list

Owners with bags of enthusiasm plus a property done up with a perfect artistic eye. What's not to like?

It's hard to imagine a couple better suited for running a B& Read More

#3

Gerald's Place

Why it made the list

If B&Bs for you are about authenticity, meeting locals and feeling at home with new friends, look no further. Gerald, and his small B&B, are fantastic.

Although he is not a native of the city, Gerald Della-Porta Read More

#2

23 Mayfield

Why it made the list

Just a cut above: from the Arthur Conan Doyle originals (he of Sherlock Holmes fame) on the bookshelves to the delicious breakfast served by candlelight, 23 Mayfield is next level.

A self-styled \"boutique guesthouse,\" 23 Mayfield is a cut Read More

#1

94DR

Why it made the list

Stylish and swanky, with cheery owners who are armed to the teeth with good Edinburgh tips, and who dish up a fabulous breakfast to boot. Plus a friendly in-house labradoodle.

Like owners Paul Lightfoot and John MacEwan—a self-described Read More

  • 5. Kew House and Apartments
    1 Kew Terr., Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH12 5JE, Scotland
  • 4. Barony House
    20 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, EH9 2BZ, Scotland
  • 3. Gerald's Place
    21B Abercromby Pl., Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE, Scotland
  • 2. 23 Mayfield
    23 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 2BX, Scotland
  • 1. 94DR
    94 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH16 5AF, Scotland

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