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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.


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


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


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


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



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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