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Botanics Bed & Breakfast

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed in a double room for single occupancy for one night only when taking part in a two day event in the centre of Edinburgh. Eleanor is very welcoming and the house is in a great location just alongside the Botanic Gardens with an easy journey to the centre of the city. The room was quiet and very clean. Superior...

1Thank PatKC1967
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We had a very pleasent stay at Botanics BB. From the very first time we crossed the door we felt right at home. The rooms are very cozy and offer a nice view to the garden behind the house. Eleanor was also very helpful with informations and reccomandations regarding our stay in Edinburgh, something which made our visit easier. We...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 August 2015

From the moment we arrived we felt liked we were being welcomed by a long lost friend. My son and I spent 12 incredible days at Botanics B&B during festival season. The home is beautifully decorated and the rooms are very well appointed. Eleanor is a warm and engaging host offering a level of hospitality a cut above the norm....

Thank Denise A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The flower of Edinburgh hospitality can be found in Inverleith right by the city's fabulous Botanic Gardens. Eleanor Milner offers guests a friendly family atmosphere at her lovely home with a warm welcome and delicious breakfast. It is ideally situated with a ten to 15 minute ride from the bus stop at the end of the road to the city...

Thank Gwyneth M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2015

We enjoyed staying with Eleanor and her daughter for two nights here. It truly was a home away from home for us. Our room was a good size which overlooked the rear garden. The bed was very comfortable and cosy. The continental breakfast each morning in the kitchen was lovely. Eleanor provided some great suggestions for dinner in Stockbridge which...

2Thank Pendooly
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The owner and host, Eleanor, was warm and friendly and helpful. The room is cozy, comfortable and welcoming. The breakfast is simple, but tasty with cereals, fruit, hot drinks, bread and jams, and a fresh baked pastry. Staying here felt easy and low key. Highly recommended.

1Thank James H
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I came up for an RHS weekend course, escaping family routines but also needing to use the evenings to put in some work for imminent exams. Eleanor's home provided the perfect haven: an easy bus ride from Waverley station, an easy walk to RBGE and the warmest and easiest of welcomes. Her particular brand of hospitality is unique - I...

Thank Sarah F
Leon, Spain
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Of all the b&b´s we have been in the past few years this one has to be the best. We had a cosy, smart and clean bedroom in Eleanor´s beautiful period property, situated in a leafy street just 10 minutes bus ride to the centre and beside the Botanic Gardens. We had full use of her gorgeous and massive kitchen...

Thank Ana-and-John
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Highly recommend Botanics B and B. Homely feel, beautifully presented, clean and comfortable rooms and Eleanor made me very welcome. I loved the views of garden and parkland behind. Botanics is also very close to the centre of Edinburgh and main bus routes. Only gripe I had was with the weather which for May was surprisingly cold and wet!!

Thank Sara G
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I would recommend the Botanics B&B to anyone who appreciates a quiet, homely stay in a lovely part of Edinburgh. Eleanor was very helpful and welcoming throughout and made us comfortable sharing her home for a short stay. The Botanical gardens are literally across the road and you can easily walk into Stockbridge, where there are eating places and interesting...

Thank Clare H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
RE-OPENING IN JULY 2014 AFTER BEING CLOSED SINCE MAY 2010. The Botanics B&B is a small, friendly Bed and Breakfast offering rooms in a private home on the doorstep of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh; a stone's throw away from the city centre and situated between Edinburgh's New Town, Stockbridge and Trinity. A stylish, recently refurbished house decorated with a mix of antiques and objects collected from around the world, Botanics B & B is a vibrant home full of character and the ideal base for those on city breaks, singles, couples, and overseas visitors looking for a quiet room in the city for a few nights. Visitors to the Edinburgh Festival, Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Film Festival and Winter Festival are also very welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Botanics Bed & Breakfast

Address: Inverleith Place | New Town, Stockbridge, Inverleith, Edinburgh EH3 5QB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €64 - €92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Botanics Bed & Breakfast Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Two rooms both lovely.”
JrNomad, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Two rooms - both lovely”
gwynethm965, 27 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I think all rooms are quiet and have nice views of the garden and parkland”
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“Quite and private room. With garden view.”
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