Ivy Guest House - Edinburgh

7 Mayfield Gardens ;, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH9 2AX  show map
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Ivy Guest House - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Ivy Guest House is a 2-star property only 1.6 km from Edinburgh Castle, Our Dynamic Earth and Festival Theatre.

The city center is 3 km away from the hotel. The hotel is about 700 meters from Holyrood Park, Summerhall and The Meadows.

Ivy Guest House lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

This property features multi-channel TV, wireless internet, a microwave, a living space and a work area in rooms. Guests are offered a modern family bathroom.

Eat & Drink

Cafe Cassis can be found within 500 meters from the venue.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   8.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach apartment

apartment Ivy Guest House - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Apartment Address:

7 Mayfield Gardens ;, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH9 2AX

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.3 mi
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    7.3 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    36.4 mi
Train Stations
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    1.2 mi
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    3700 ft
Parks
  • Holyrood Park
    2300 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.8 mi
Apartment details
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    8

Rooms and availability

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Family Room
Size: 260 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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Family Room, Ensuite (5 Adults)

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    How to reach apartment

    apartment Ivy Guest House - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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    Apartment Address:

    7 Mayfield Gardens ;, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH9 2AX

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      1.3 mi
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      7.3 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      36.4 mi
    Train Stations
    • Our Dynamic Earth
      1.2 mi
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      1.4 mi
    • Bus stop
      3700 ft
    Parks
    • Holyrood Park
      2300 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      1.8 mi
    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      8

    Ivy Guest House Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Places of interest

    • Queen's Hall - 3000 ft
    • Italian Institute - 4300 ft
    • George Square Theatre - 4300 ft
    • Royal Observatory - 4600 ft
    • The University of Edinburgh - 5000 ft
    • Inch Community Education Centre - 1.0 mi
    • Arthur's seat - 1.0 mi

    Amusement

    • Alba Ballooning - 3000 ft
    • Slot Casino - 3300 ft
    • Amusements - 4600 ft
    • New Empire Bingo - 4600 ft

    Museums

    • Holyrood Park - 2300 ft
    • The Meadows - 4600 ft
    • Surgeons' Hall Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - 1.0 mi
    • Museum of Scotland - 1.1 mi

    Parks

    • The Meadows Playpark - 3300 ft
    • the craigs - 4000 ft

    Universities, Institutes

    • University of Edinburgh - 4600 ft

    Theaters

    • Festival Theatre - 5000 ft
    • Pleasance Cabaret Bar - 5000 ft
    • Pleasance Theatre Box Office - 1.0 mi
    • Bedlam - 1.1 mi

    Public parking

    • University of Edinburgh - 4600 ft

    Local attractions

    • Sir Jules Thorn Exhibition of the History of Surgery/Dental Museum - 5200 ft
      9 Hill Sq., Edinburgh
    • National Library of Scotland - 1.0 mi
      George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
    • National Museum of Scotland - 1.2 mi
      Chambers Street, Edinburgh
    • Surgeons' Hall - 1.0 mi
      Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
    • Greyfriars Church - 1.1 mi
      Old Town, Edinburgh

    Near the apartment

    • Holyrood Park - 2300 ft
      Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
    • The Queen's Hall - 3500 ft
      Clerk Street, Edinburgh
    • Summerhall - 2900 ft
      1 Summerhall, Edinburgh
    • The Meadows - 4900 ft
      Old Town, Edinburgh
    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      8
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    Ivy Guest House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ivy Guest House

    Average guest rating

    7.0out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 190 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      6.6

      All was fine, it was an appartament not in the same place to the main hotel, the staff very attentive, the relation quality-price it's well, the location in the city was like a 30 minutes walking at the center city, 10 minutes by bus (£1.30) not expensive. Not breaksfast. I liked it.

    • Family with children
      9.2

      The neat room with adequate space, the cheerful and friendly stsff who was most helpful. I forgot to ask his name.

    • Family with children
      8.2

      Staff was incredibly helpful and nice and the room presented itself as in the offer. We loved the continental breakfasts as everything was fresh and we could choose whatever we wanted. Although you need 30 minutes to get to the city centre (on foot), there is frequent bus service offering fairly cheap day tickets :)

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Staff very helpful as we checked in while car was live parked outside and very helpful in holding our bags for us the next morning while we went on a walk after we had officially checked out.Bed was comfortable. Location was excellent for us in terms of proximity to restaurants, and Waverly train Station and all the downtown sights.Continental breakfast fully met our needs.

      Room was very small- no room to actually open two suitcases. Took some fussing to get bedroom lights to work- turned out one was not plugged in.

    • Family with children
      7.8

      The owner of the B&B was very nice and helpful. The location and price was great.

      The house and rooms are a bit on the shabby side. The housekeeper forgot to put pillow cases on the pillows on the bed when we arrived. We also found the door to our room left open a couple of times after coming back at the end of the day from sightseeing. The owner apologized and said he will monitor the housekeeper's work more closely.

    • Group of friends
      10.0

      Very nice room with antique decoration, clean and comfortable.

      Tiny car parking space. Inadequate breakfast buffet.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      The room was quite spacious...perfect for a large family. Breakfast was complimentary and worth going down each morning before heading out. Nice to have WiFi available.

      A little far out from the center of town. However, hotel was directly across from a bus stop which would have made the distance not an issue. Parking was available behind the hotel, but since the space was somewhat limited, I never moved the car.

    • Group of friends
      5.0

      Up 2 flights of very steep stairs, the beds were far too soft and the breakfast was disgusting.

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      We had a triple room, it was a nice large room with decent enough furnishings (bit old but fine). I did not get to try the breakfast - as had to leave early for bus - but it did smell good as I was leaving, and the layout in dining room looked nice.

    • Single
      9.2

      I liked the quiet comfortable homely feeling that the house brings

    • Group of friends
      4.2

      Not a lot.

      Rooms were average at best, there is no cooked breakfast in the traditional sense as it is a vegetarian guest house, which was not mentioned in the description. We were very disappointed in this guest house. I would thoroughly recommend avoiding it.

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      Very kind personal, city center can be reached by food, free parking behind the house available.

      Wifi not available in every room.

    • Family with children
      4.6

      The personnel was very nice and helpful. They also seemed to know the area well.

      The bed was uncomfortable and the showers had no pressure at all.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      The room was nice, also the breakfast room. The location was good - right opposite a bus stop and the buses are frequent and cheap into Edinburgh and back, running till 11.30 P.M. The breakfast contained no meat but was still a good range of food, well prepared. It was quiet - not too much traffic noise, nice ambience. Good shower - although private bathroom was not en suite.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Fantastic bargain for a hotel close to the city centre. Bus stop on door step if you required one (we walked) lots of interesting pubs nearby! The hotel and room was quite clean and tidy. There was a slight smell of Arabic cooking throughout due to the owners nationality: this could be corrected easily by putting an extractor fan in their kitchen. The owners were polite, cheerful and helpful. The breakfast was good even though there was no bacon or sausages, they are Muslims so that is acceptable, you don't have to be a rocket scientist to work that one out, I'm referring to other comments about no bacon, OMG!! you have to respect other cultures; there was plenty of just about everything else you would require for breakfast. I we had "got what we paid for" in other places we would be lucky to get a bed let alone a breakfast as well.Thanks Ivy Guest House. Man and wife (Scottish) I was there for the marathon (watching friends!!)

      Slight smell of Arabic food throughout hotel, this could be easily corrected by installing a large extractor fan.

    How to reach apartment

    apartment Ivy Guest House - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
    Show big map »

    Apartment Address:

    7 Mayfield Gardens ;, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH9 2AX

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      1.3 mi
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      7.3 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      36.4 mi
    Train Stations
    • Our Dynamic Earth
      1.2 mi
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      1.4 mi
    • Bus stop
      3700 ft
    Parks
    • Holyrood Park
      2300 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      1.8 mi
    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      8