Edinburgh Regency Guest House

ex. Kaimes Guest House

12 Granville Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH10 4PQshow map
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Overview

Situated in Old Town district, Edinburgh Regency Guest House apartment offers an excellent accommodation with free self parking and a storage for belongings. Guests can relax at a terrace. There are tour/ticket assistance, housekeeping and shopping service available for guests' comfort.

The venue is approximately 1.6 km from Murrayfield Stadium. It is a 30-minute walk from the center of Edinburgh. Serving a good choice of dishes, Three Birds and Bia Bistrot can be reached within 10 minutes’ walk.

King's Theatre is a short walk away.

It takes approximately 15 minutes to drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The non-smoking rooms at the apartment feature air conditioning, wireless internet and an iron with ironing board. This unit also has carpet floors and a bathroom with a hairdryer, free toiletries and bath sheets. Bathrooms come with a bathtub and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Kitchen facilities feature an electric kettle and coffee and tea making equipment.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire apartment for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Electric kettle

Air conditioning
TV

Flat-screen TV

Check-in/ Check-out

VIP check-in/ -out

Breakfast
Luggage storage

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Breakfast

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area

Room features

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 13:00-23:30FREECheck-out01:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bed50% of the room stayChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Scottish Widows Bank PlcScottish Widows Bank Plc3000 ft
Saint Mary's CathedralSaint Mary's Cathedral3300 ft
EICCEICC3000 ft
King's TheatreKing's Theatre2700 ft
Coco Chocolatier (Bruntsfield)Coco Chocolatier (Bruntsfield)1600 ft174 Bruntsfield Place
Lupe Pinto'sLupe Pinto's2800 ft24 Leven Street Bruntsfield
Tynecastle Stadium Tynecastle Stadium 3400 ftTynecastle Park McLeod Street
Wild West Cowboy StreetWild West Cowboy Street3700 ftSpringvalley Gardens Morningside
Lyceum TheatreLyceum Theatre4000 ftGrindlay Street, Edinburgh
St. Mary's Cathedral St. Mary's Cathedral 4200 ft23 Palmerston Place
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Three BirdsThree Birds1700 ft3-5 Viewforth
Bia BistrotBia Bistrot1900 ft19 Colinton Rd
First CoastFirst Coast2200 ft99 - 101 Dalry Road
IndabaIndaba3000 ft3 Lochrin Terrace
The Atelier RestaurantThe Atelier Restaurant3000 ft159-161 Morrison Street
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Edinburgh CastleEdinburgh Castle1.1 mi
Arthurs SeatArthurs Seat1.7 mi
Edinburgh ZooEdinburgh Zoo2.1 mi
Canongate KirkCanongate Kirk1.5 mi
Edinburgh DungeonsEdinburgh Dungeons1.9 mi
D B AmusementsD B Amusements3700 ft
Brass Rubbing CentreBrass Rubbing Centre1.3 mi
Holyrood ParkHolyrood Park1.6 mi
Edinburgh Military TattooEdinburgh Military Tattoo1.2 mi
The TraverseThe Traverse4200 ft10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Farmers\' Market Edinburgh Farmers\' Market 4300 ftCastle Terrace
DoodlesDoodles4600 ft29 Marchmont Crescent
St Cuthbert\'s ChurchSt Cuthbert\'s Church4700 ftLothian Road
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum 4800 ftEdinburgh Castle Castlehill
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Getting around
Airports
Turnhouse (EDI)5.7 mi
Leuchars (ADX)32.9 mi
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station1.4 mi
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Reviews
7.0
Very goodBased on  86  reviews
  • 6.6
    Good

    Staff were very helpful and room was quite comfortable.

    Had to lugg suitcases up 3 flights of stairs and my husband injured his back very badly which affected the rest of our holiday.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Room we were booked into was flooded - staff didn't notice

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The location of the guest house is excellant. Very convenient to go into the city centre by public transport and most of all the bus stop is very near to the guest house. It is convenient to park the car outside the guest house and stroll into town without any worries of car safety. The staff were very friendly and offered valuable advice about the transportation. They provided a fairly good breakfast, but, the choice was limited.

    The room itself requires a good attention. We were on the ground floor due to my medical reasons, however, the bathroom was too small with a tiny wash basin and in addition, a pipe was leaking which wet the floor. The shower cubicle is also too small and is only suitable for a child. They should also provide a proper table and chairs in the room and proper notices about what is available from the management, ie ironing board, hair dryer, fan etc. It was warm and no fan was provided. Finally, I think they should consider re-decorating room 9 and enlarge the bathroom.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Our room was directly underneath the dining room which had a wooden floor so when the first person went in for breakfast that was it for us. Really noisey. Doorbell went throughout the night. TV didn't work. No shower gel, cups in bathroom. There was tea and coffee making facilities and although we didn't expect biscuits we got muesli instead??

  • 2.8
    Guest rating

    I did not enjoy anything about this place - it was dingy, grubby, cold and the service was terrible. The breakfast was cold and the staff did not know how to cook porridge - despite this being a Scottish bed and breakfast!! I would not recommend this place to anyone. It was a disgrace and the description on the web site is very misleading. Any establishment that asks for the full amount to be paid up front before you see the room must be suspect. I can only conclude that people have refused to pay in the past and no wonder.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Great location to City Centre and good overall value.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Our room was situated under the dining room which was somewhat unpleasant as we we woken up by the sound of chairs being dragged around.

  • 6.6
    Good

    proximity to town.Nice staff.

    Room small. Wallpaper coming off wall. Bedside lamp but no accessible wall plug.Poorly hung curtains. Poor cold breakfast.Old furnishings.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Very friendly staff

    Only 2 channels available with good reception on television.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Kaimes. The staff couldn't have been more helpful or friendly. We got clean sheets, towels, fresh soap everyday without even asking. The room was immaculately clean. I booked expecting a continental breakfast, on arrival we were told that there would be a complimentary cooked breakfast also if desired. Free wifi is provided. The guesthouse is approx 1.8 miles from the centre of the city, if you're not up for the walk there is a bus stop just outside with buses every 10 mins at peak hours. The locality has a few shops/restaurants and is near the outskirts of the city. Excellent value for money.

    The beds were not very comfortable, but apart from that, you get more than what you expect for the price in this place.

  • 6.2
    Good

    The location was great with the bus into the city centre right outside the door. a small pub located near by and a couple of takeaway food shops but no restaurants nearby. The young girl who works there was so helpful. When we could not find a laundry to do our washing she did it for us (and hung it on the line). What a gem! Free internet was also great. Great breakfast provided.

    The room was incredibly small and the first morning we had no hot water.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Hotel was conveniently located for everything we wanted to do during the weekend.

    Room occuoied by my wife and I was below the standard of the other rooms used by our party. Furniture was old, basic and shabby. "Bathroom" was a very narrow room, with little space to move. Was suffering from dampness with a lot of mildew visible. I did not think this room was worth £80 per night

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    This was an overpriced rip off!!!!! This was supposed to be a double room it was infact a single room with a double bed squeezed in . on arrival I was left waiting at the main door and had to ring a bell 3 times for an answer!!! There is no public telephone,

    There was no public telephone ,the room was far too small ,the cooked breakfast was microwaved and a very small portion .

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Not much. It was uncomfortble, very sparse breakfast, strong smells from the cooking of the proprieters, small, inconvenient bathroom facilities, unable to find any ventilation, Sunhelpful staff. In general, I would not recommend it.

    Please see above. This accomodation was not worth the price.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The only positive thing was that you had parking.

    The hotel was worn out, the shower tap burnt my arm, the furniture was as if it would fall over (hangers were one from a children sales and the other from dry cleaners), overall cleanliness was on a very low level.

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Highlights
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 13:00-23:30FREECheck-out01:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bed50% of the room stayChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Turnhouse (EDI)5.7 mi
Leuchars (ADX)32.9 mi
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station1.4 mi
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