AmarAgua Guest House
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
Photos of AmarAgua Guest House
Historical Traveler Reviews AmarAgua Guest House Edinburgh
Felt at home
I spent 10 days at the AmarAgua duing the Edinburgh Festival and can heartily recommmend it. Tony and Dawn-Ann made all the guests feel at home in their beautifully furnished house and set us up for each day with a first-rate Scottish breafast.
Our best B & B experience!
In September 2004, after a three week trip through England and Wales and many B & Bs, we arrived at Amar Agua. The room was both beautiful and spotlessly clean. Dawn Ann and Tony were wonderful; they helped us arrange a day trip to the Highlands and even packed us a lunch for our adventure. This was the best B & B experience we had on our trip!
This truly felt like a home away from home. A warm and friendly place to stay. Tony and Dawn-Ann put a lot of information at your finger tips to welcome you to Edinburgh and were available and helpful when we had any questions. It was very easy to get around town from their location.
Home away from home
The Amar Agua was our last 6 day stay on a 35 day trip. We were pretty homesick, but our stay with them was like being home, without having to do any of the work. The food was fabulous, the rooms were decorated beautifully. The hosts, Tony and Dawn-Ann were so friendly and welcoming. They went out of their way to make our stay wonderful. We needed a little repair done to our room and it was taken care of really quickly. They helped us figure out the bus schedules and helped with several other needs we had. We will definitely go back for a visit. They are like our family now. It is a great location in a quiet neighborhood. But the hosts were the best part.
Sarah & Emily
A home away from home
The AmarAgua was my home away from home. Tony and Dawn-Ann did their very best to make me feel at home, safe, and informed about how I could go about seeing Edinburgh. Rick Steves calls this couple "energetic". Well I think that the better term is "dedicated". Energy needs to be directed. And through their dedication to their guests, Tony and Dawn-Ann direct their energies to their guest's comfort and well-being. Breakfast is an elegant affair with all kinds of choices, and Tony's very entertaining service. The decorations, the warmth of the decour, all made my stay at the AmarAgua the highlight of my trip to Scotland. The neighborhood is great too, as you feel like you are with the everyday people of Edinburgh, not segregated from the Scots by being in some sort of tourist ghetto. I highly recommend staying with Tony and Dawn-Ann at the AmarAgua.
Amaragua was great
Great stay! Thanks to Dawn-Ann ("The Chef")
and Tony (Mr. Personality") Costa. A "shower" of compliments!!
Thank you so much for your warm hospitality and help. We have had a fantastic stay in Edinburgh and you have contributed greatly to making our stay so pleasant.
Bente & Helge, Karin & Terje, Ingebjoerg & Per
The best place to stay in Edinburgh
The guest house was lovely and spotless. Tony and Dawn-Ann are wonderful - they gave me tips on what to do and see and excellent directions for using local transportation. I felt like part of the family. If I am ever back in Edinburgh, this is the only place I would want to stay. The location is excellent - outside the tourist prone area but near major bus routes. I went all over the place and never had to transfer busses - that's how many good routes are very near by! They truly enjoy their guest house and this transfers to everyone staying there.
Truly a Home Away From Home
We consider our stay at Amar Agua (4 nights) to be
the high point of our 3 week holiday in the UK. Our
hosts Dawn-Ann and Tony Costa provided us with
every comfort, most delicious breakfasts, all the right answers to our many questions and a truly beautiful room all of which served to make our experience at Amar Agua memorable. They are a wonderful couple and dedicated to the happiness and comfort of their guests. We will treasure our
stay at Amar Agua forever and can't wait to return.
Burt and Marilyn Segelin
Our favorite part of the stay was the wonderful host & hostess.
Tony & Dawn-Ann were gracious and entertaining.
The house is beautiful and confortable and the breakfasts were very delicious.
It was always a treat to return to at night.
TripAdvisor Reviews AmarAgua Guest House Edinburgh
Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... tour was not quite how I was expecting, however it was still fun! We first started out by walking to one of the churches in the city. We went to Greyfriars, where we learned about all of the bodies that were probably buried underneath our feet. They told some ghost stories about some of the horrors that have happened there in the graveyard, and even made us jump a few times! We then made our way to an older part of the city. It was here that we were able to go into ...
Well The Fringe was in full-swing in August. Now over and yes, I've been slack and am catching up.
Went and saw The Tattoo with Kat (from work) and her fiance (great photo guys!). It had been miserable all day with rain and such, and ****** down while we were having dinner at Subways (had a wrap - interesting). Was spitting while the 3 of us walked up The Mound.
We then found we were up in the very last row - shame I ...
... The bishop came in the next morning called the police who called the king who then had them return the Stone back to England. True story
Another fun fact the term "**** faced" comes from the town of Edinburgh. The town lacking sewage were only aloud to empty their chamber pots at 7 am or 10 pm. When emptying the pots they would shout "Water Coming" in Scottish. The pub lockouts were at 10 pm too. So it is said that at that time if you were drunk you would ...
... home of the Queen when she is in Edinburgh.
Later, we wandered through town a bit. We found
our family clan name, Farquharson, and ate a ton of salted caramel fudge. Our
family tartan is ugly, by the way.
That afternoon, we had to catch a bus to the
airport to get to London. After a quick flight and a long walk, we were in
More on that disaster, I mean London, in the
... night then had a nice dinner at a local pub where we tried haggis, it was kind of like a meatloaf but it wasn't very nice. Luckily Shaun noticed that our burgers were sitting off the patty a bit and that was because they had put a haggis patty on top of the normal burger patty! They also have haggis with breakfast here so it's everywhere. One great things about the pub culture here is both and I have been trying the local beers around the place and I ...