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Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying in Edinburgh for both Business and Pleasure, we arrived late in the evening and were made to feel very welcome. I had an early start in the morning, leaving before the breakfast sitting, but Ian insisted on preparing me a continental breakfast so I had something to start the day with. My wife was fortunate to spend...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

So many 5star appreciations for Kew House. So booking this B&B should be possible with the eyes closed. And I can confirm this. Everything what has been said before me I can confirm: very friendly helpful people, spotless clean, interior nicely decorated with very good taste, good quality bed, silent at night, perfect breakfast, at walking distance from the centre,...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we genuinely enjoyed having you stay with us and our conversations each morning during breakfast. I appreciate your kind recommendations for others to come and stay and I hope you will too in the future. Ian

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have stayed at Kew House, we have returned to received what we expected for Ian and his staff a very personal and excellent service 10 our of 10. We arrived late on Friday evening to be welcomed with a friendly service with great information on local eating places with all the transport information required....

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your views of Kew House. It was a pleasure seeing you again and I'm so glad we still managed to meet your expectations. Hopefully we'll see you again Ian

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked accommodation at Kew House, Edinburgh for our first six nations match on 4th February 2017 and first impressions were very positive. This 5* Gold rated B+B is ideally situated on Kew Terrace and is just a short walk, approximately 10 minutes, from Murrayfield Rugby Stadium. With bus stops literally on the doorstep public transport to this venue is...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind and detailed review of Kew House. It always pleases us when guests enjoy our accommodation and appreciate the little extras we like to add to please them. We also look forward to seeing you next time Ian

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wonderful stay at Kew House. The hosts, Ian and Allan, were both incredibly warm and helpful, with great tips about visiting the city and the New Years celebrations. The location is excellent - it is within walking distance from city center and there are bus stops right in front of the house itself. It's also incredibly easy to get to...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I hope you are getting re-used to the warmth of LA after 6 days in Edinburgh. It was a great pleasure looking after you and I am so glad you had a great time here over New Year. Best wishes from us both Ian and Alan

Sylva, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 January 2017

'Kew House' was an amazing house to visit. Both Ian and Allan were the most gracious hosts! Our room was very spacious, quiet and most impressive it was immaculately clean. We also loved all the little extra goodies that were left out for us each day. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. Kew House is the best find and is close to...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks to you both. There was a great feeling over the New Year period both around Kew House and in the city so I am glad you had a good time here. We enjoyed looking after you and your brother and his wife who have been with us before. Alan and I are humbled by the kind comments you both...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We came for the 3 nights, and thank you to the previous reviewers as they were spot on! This is a real find, and worth staying, breakfast was fabulous and even was able to park the car safely too. Book it now! Easy to get in to the City, by bus or walking and if you are going sight seeing...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for those positive comments on your Kew House stay and I am glad you appreciated the parking. Our car park has become more valuable over the years as driving and parking in Edinburgh, like many other cities, has become more difficult (and expensive). A free parking bay for those who need it, is invaluable. With so many trains...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Excellent stay at Kew House, wonderful hosts and comfortable,clean quiet room. Breakfast was very good and the location is excellent for getting into central Edinburgh with plenty of buses into town. Hope to come back soon!

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the comments on our location. The walk is under 20 minutes for those not wishing to use the bus! We hope to see you again Ian

Reviewed 23 December 2016

After a "bumpy" start we arrived late at Kew House to a very warm welcome. The room was excellent as were the facilities and "extra touches" and breakfast was great. Would definitely visit again if in that part of the world.

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that despite your delayed arrival you still managed to have a great time in Edinburgh. I appreciate your kind comments on Kew House. This way, it means you still have much more to see so hopefully we will see you again. Ian

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed in the apartment for three nights. I made the booking based on endless 5 star reviews of Kew House and we weren't disappointed. A warm welcome from Ian, who provided plenty of local info. The apartment was spotlessly clean, comfortable and equipped with everything you would reasonably expect to need during the course of a three night...

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ianEdinburgh, Owner at Kew House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experiences in our apartment. I know some guests are wary of taking an apartment but we try hard to make it feel just a welcoming as the guest accommodation at Kew House. With it being so close it means we are always on hand with help and information. I appreciate your kind comments on our service...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kew House has been awarded the prestigious AA 5 Star Gold rating as well as being one of few guest houses in both the Michelin UK and Europe Guide. We are just 15 minutes walk West of Princes Street and have easy bus access to Edinburgh Airport. Our 6 bedrooms and 1 serviced apartment are stylish and contemporary with everything all guests need whether on business or leisure travel. Toiletries by the White Company. Kew House has free secure parking and free hi-speed wi-fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kew House

Address: 1 Kew Terrace | Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 5JE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €121 - €229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kew House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Any room is wonderful.”
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“On quite a busy road but well insulated from traffic noise.”
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“ground floor rooms so it is perfect also for elderly people”
 of 5 bubbles brigitteberger, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Could only comment on my room - ground floor at front but still quiet”
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“Any room. All have double glazing for quiet.”
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