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Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

I stayed one night for business during the week. The rooms are clean, comfortable and very well furnished. The free wifi was very handy for working. I had to leave very early the next day and although breakfast for the rest of the guests was served at 8am, a cold breakfast package was prepared for me to take on my... More 

Thank RMF77
1 review
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Maggie and Gordon immediately make you feel at home upon arrival in Edinburgh. The Highfield Guest House is a warm and welcoming guest house with a good price and quality. Close to the Holyrood Park and well-reachable by bus from the city centre.

Thank Daan B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

I stayed for a few nights whilst at the Kings Buildings site. The location was great, and there is also easy access to the centre of town (numerous buses). B&B was excellent, really nice breakfast, lovely clean room and Maggie and Gordon were really hospitable. Plus points for free WiFi too!

Thank 262MartinB
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 31 March 2013

I used to live in Edinburgh and deciding where to stay when I was returning for a weekend visit wasn't the easiest choice - but couldn't have chosen a better place than Highfield Guest house. I had a lovely room with a nice big windows offering a lovely view, extremely comfortable bed and a very nice breakfast in the morning.... More 

Thank Sarah S
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

Great hosts, Maggie is a wealth of information and Gordon is fun! Out of centre location with easy access to lots of sights and the chance to explore other neighbourhoods around the city. Lovely rooms, a peaceful and relaxing stay!

Thank TravelFromPrague
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Reviewed 20 March 2013

Guest house a bit further from the center of town than I expected, but I was met by gracious hostess Kate who showed me to my lovely room and then set me up with full details about how to get around by bus and what attractions not to miss. Her advice to book ahead for the Real Mary King close... More 

Thank swissmsbasel
Morges, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

I stayed at Highfield Guest House for 3 nights and it was very enjoyable. I did not get to meet Gordon but Maggie and Kate were really friendly, helpful and made me feel at home right away. I was in the only single room of the house, very comfy bed and quiet at night despite being on the road side.... More 

Thank Sidyork
1 review
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Upon my arrival at the Highfield Guest House in Edinburgh, I was warmly welcomed by the family that run this fine establishment. The first thing I noticed was just how friendly they were. The room was spacious, warm and extremely clean and tidy. The Guest House itself is in a great location, a mere 10 minute walk from Arthur's Seat,... More 

Thank MarkLondon83
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Reviewed 6 December 2012

This was my fourth time staying at the Highfield and my return visit was just as wonderful as my first. The host's Maggie, Gordon and Kate go the extra mile and offer a totally professional - friendly experience with exceptional kindness shown by all. Their knowledge and information of the city is second to none and helped make our trip... More 

Thank delph17
Fraserburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 December 2012

I was made very welcome the minute I arrived. Maggie explained where eating places were etc. The room was very clean and comfortable with all the extras, hairdryer, extra pillows, blanket, fancy lotions and potions. I was there to study and with free wifi happily studied. It has easy access to various tourist spots in Edinburgh. There was extras such... More 

Thank JanC54

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maggie and Gordon welcome you to their elegant Victorian guest house situated in the Newington district of Edinburgh, close to the beautiful, historic city centre. The four star Highfield Guest House offers true Scottish hospitality so whether you are here on holiday or on a business trip you will find Highfield's friendly, informal ambience very relaxing and our attention to detail will ensure a comfortable, relaxing and memorable stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highfield Guest House

Address: 83 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €84 - €226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highfield Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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Highfield Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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