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Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Air Conditioning
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good location ,Family room was OK a bit cold but had extra heating provided which was needed ,breakfast OK if you like eggs or fish would have liked a full Scottish, beds were comfy a few bits of wear and tear with the decor but...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We required an overnight stay to visit family nearby and Rathan House was conveniently situated. We were given a family room (a surprise for a couple!) which was basic but comfortable enough. Breakfast was delightful with choices of cereal, fruit, toast and main courses largely...More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We do hope you try us again. It is a place where we try to ensure a de-stress environment. In Summer the garden is quiet south facing sheltered and , we hope, lovely. There are lots of offbeat ideas...More

Reviewed 17 December 2016

Nice guesthouse with spacious bedrooms. Owners were very friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. Breakfast was delicious and great range of healthy options available. Would definitely use again.More

Thank benjih68
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 18 December 2016

Thank you for your complimentary review and thank you especially for saying our "Taste of Scotland Award" hebridean breakies are delicious. . We do tryreally hard and now that the masonry repair work on the front elevation is complete - the house now looks a...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have been working away from home and it has been perfect for comfort and cleanliness and a place to relax. The McRae family have been great hosts and the location spot-on for all links in and around Edinburgh.

Thank mdaintith
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 12 December 2016

Hi Your comment is most generous in view of the work/ renewals we have carried out during your stay. We haven't seen much of you. You could have a new career as a church mouse? Ewan Irene and the doggies

Reviewed 2 December 2016

I booked two rooms and got lost and was fairly late for check in. The proprietor was very nice about it and by the next morning both of my kids decided he might very well be the most entertaining fellow in all of Scotland. The...More

Thank RonPaul4prez
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 5 December 2016

Thank you for your kindness. Of course the cure for - post dramatic stress disorder ( for adults) - is a wee visit to a sympathetic psychiatrist. The Kids ?......send them to drama school ......they obviously get it and are set to be stars. Haste...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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US$105 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$105 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Mark S
9 October 2016|
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Response from Ewan M | Property representative |
Hi 2 Double rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches 1 Double room with Momory Foam and spring 2 Family rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches except top bunk spring Twin room not memory Foam Single room memory Foam over... More
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"Quiet and beautiful house within reasonable commute from Edinburgh"
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"Towards the back is probably nicer then in the front."
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"ask for the garden view...it's lovely to wake up to that view"
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"All the rooms are good."
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