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Aberdeen
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Arrived on the Friday evening and was met at the front of house reception with expletives by the owner, seemed keen in a rude and expletive way to let us know that he had had a busy day, not what you expect when you check in. Ok, I thought, he may have had a bad day, we all do I... More 

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5 Thank Martin B
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Over priced, disappointing, go elsewhere. Parking is in side streets, nothing like the add. Room was clean but bathroom was a bath with a broken shower nozzle and no where to hung the shower head if you wanted a shower. No block out curtains. Wifi was horrible, hardly works.

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2 Thank Gary A
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Comfortable rooms in a family friendly b&b. When a couple of other guests got too noisy in another room next door the hosts quickly asked them to keep it down, with no fuss. Nothing was too much trouble and we thoroughly enjoyed our time staying here.

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Thank Jemma B
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Picked using Trip Advisor Reviews. Was not disappointed. It is a Guesthouse not a 5 star Hotel. As such it ticks all the boxes. The host is very friendly and helpful. The location is convenient for city centre and close to bus services. We had a double room, which was big enough, warm and clean. En suite was fine, and... More 

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Thank GMP23
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

This is the second time that I have stayed here. The host, Graham, is super friendly. The facilities are good, it's clean and tidy. The breakfast has been a highlight of my trip in Edinburgh on both occasions, a full Scottish breakfast and all the tea, coffee, juice, toast, cereal and fruit you want. The location is also really convenient,... More 

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1 Thank Georgina J
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I stayed in Brothaigh House last august with my family during the Fringe festival and the Tatoo military festival. The house is very nice, the service is good. It's close to the centre and there are a lot of bus to travel to the centre (sometimes we walk because is not to far). Good breakfast with also tipical scottish food.... More 

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Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This victorian house b&b is situated about 20 minutes walk from Royal Mile, and if you don't want to walk, just in front of it there's the bus stop. If you have your car, there are parking places in the surrounding streets: the b&b car park's at the rear of the house is quite small. The owner were very helpful... More 

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Milano, Italia
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109 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I've been in different B&B in Scotland, most of them lovely but this one has not satisfied me. my room was quite spacious but not so clean as I like, I mean dust and hair everywhere in room and toilet,. Usual continental breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, cereals, some fresh fruits, toast, marmelade coffee and tea; it was good but... More 

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3 Thank Gintonic69
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed in edinburgh for the marathon in may 2015. The house was pleasent, rooms clean, a bit dated but well equpped, breakfast was fresh and well prepared on each day. The owners are absolutely lovely, they made us feel at home, were available to give advice and genuinely cared how we were enjoying their city. On... More 

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Thank Phill A
Vancouver, BC, Canada
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133 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We arrived via Scotrail from Aberdeen and took the bus (1.50 GBP) to Brothaigh in about 10-15 minutes. The residence in set in a neighbourhood of BnB establishments that look like they were single-family dwellings of the same era. We were in room 2 upstairs with double bed and ensuite with window facing the lane and the backyard of other... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet

Additional Information about Brothaigh House

Address: 18 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5PS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €67 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“Look elsewhere”
 of 5 bubbles garyaK5393UB, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our double room was at the rear, which was nice and quiet. There is a family room at the front of the guesthouse, which may get street noise”
 of 5 bubbles GMP23, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Just tell them what you are looking for and they will likely try to accommodate you.”
 of 5 bubbles Ohio123traveler, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
“See if any have a proper shower?”
 of 5 bubbles Natty0701, 22 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Room No1 is viewing to backyard, so it is not impacted by the bus traffic in the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Ales_Pakosta, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
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