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Reviews - Counan Guest House

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47 Minto Street, , , Edinburgh, EH9 2BR
Counan Guest House is a family friendly establishment which strives to make their guests stay comfortable and relaxing. Situated in the south of Edinburgh, we are within walking distance to all major tourist attractions such as Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park and Edinburgh Castle. Many pubs and restaurants are also close by. There is also easy access to buses so guests can take all major buses to the city centre. We offer free car parking to our guests at the front of the property and simple, good value rooms. Edinburgh is one of the world's most distinguished and spectacular cities. Its atmospheric medieval Old Town and majestic Georgian New Town have both been designated World Heritage Sites. Its Festival attracts visitors in their thousands. In or near its centre it boasts world-class art galleries and museums, the renowned Botanic Gardens and an extensive Zoological Park. It is a treasure trove for shoppers in search of anything from rare books and malt whiskies to bagpipes and full Highland dress.
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Guest Reviews Based on 23 reviews
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21% recommended this accommodation to a friend 34% would stay again
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Spot on for the price.
Perfectly decent guest house. Very good location in an interesting corner of the city with some good walks (with great views) nearby and not too far from the city centre.

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Tom R

From Bingley, UK
Who stayed in September 2014

Group of men

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Shoddy
Broken light fittings, dirty, damp, smelly, broken TV, door to room under 6ft high.

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Liam M

From UK
Who stayed in August 2014

Couple

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Would not stay here again
Room 6 is awful, it is a basement room , t.v did;nt work one of lights were broken and room was dirty and. very dated , loose flimsy rug on laminate floor was very slippy. Lady who served continental breakfast was very helpful though..

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laura y

From forfar, Scotland
Who stayed in August 2014

Couple

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Cheap
In a good position, car park provided, and cheap. However room was small and in the basement with no natural light, with no provide toilet, and breakfast was not good. They don't even provide tissues if you want to wipe your mouth!

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Raffaella P

From Manchester, UK
Who stayed in April 2014

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very good base for visiting city
This is a very good base for visiting the city; walkable into town, good parking, etc.

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Mark Newbrook

From Barrow in Furness, UK
Who stayed in March 2014

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Don't stay here
Counan guest house markets itself locally as the "Four Seasons", as is evidenced by literarature and notices in the property. Why the name change as through LateRooms.com?
Our room had a very loose Chubb lock - not family friendly.
Of the two bathrooms in the property, only one worked.
Breakfast was cereal, yoghurt and toast. Tea and coffee were deposited on our table without asking what we wanted, but unfortunately both were lukewarm.
Electric plugs in our room were not entirely safe looking.
Very dingy throughout. Not a good experience - one to forget.

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John L

From UK
Who stayed in February 2014

Family with teenage children

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b.n.b
cheap clean apart from the rats under the bed that may put some people of

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D Gordon

From Carluke, UK
Who stayed in February 2014

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Girls weekend
Ok for one night stay
Close to city centre

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M Fisher

From UK
Who stayed in December 2013

Group of women

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Would never go back
Room was very small and dated. Shared shower was either scalding hot or freezing cold. Found ourselves locked out of the building on return from our night out. Owners couldn't get in to building either with there keys so resorted to knocking on another guests window to gain access. Bell rang a few times during the night with other guests having the same problem.

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M Duncan

From Aberdeen, UK
Who stayed in September 2013

Couple

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Really poor
By far the worst b&b ever stayed In after moving to 3 different rooms decided to
just go sleep and leave in morning will never go near again

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Mathew Hardy

From Stoke on trent, UK
Who stayed in September 2013

Travelling alone

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