Star Villa

Address: 36 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9NQ, United Kingdom | B&B
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This B&B, located in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh, is near Usher Hall, The Traverse, Lupe Pinto's, and Bike Trax.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsStar Villa Edinburgh

      Reviewed by at150

      Basic standard, attentive service

      Reviewed Jul 20, 2014
      by (10 reviews) , Sweden Flag of Sweden

      The room was smaller and more basic than what we had expected - there was no table in the room and the fridge was miniature.

      Furthermore, the room had not been fully cleaned from the previous guest (there were a few stains in the bathroom). Upon leaving the hotel my son crawled in under his bed to pick up an item that had fell under the bed. When he came out he had grey stains in his hair from having been close to the carpet. Apparently, more frequent vacuum cleaning under the beds would eliminate this issue.

      On the plus side was the helpfulness of the attentive staff in advising us on what to do in Edinburgh. Also, the Scottish breakfast included in the booking was tasty and met our expectations.

      In summary - small room, cleaning that could improve a bit, a helpful staff and a tasty breakfast.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Star Villa Edinburgh

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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