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Come Ben the Hoose

Come Ben the Hoose, just 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre
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54 reviews
Come Ben the Hoose, just 15 minutes from Edinburgh city centre
Portobello Beach,  within walking distance 20min  (approx 1mile)
Fully fitted ktichen, complete with welcome pack
Master bedroom, a lovely sunny room with twin beds builtin wardrobes and coathangers
Lounge features two chairs, plus a sofa and Freeview TV plus DVD
Dinning table folded away when not in use.
Light sunny lounge with book case and information leaflets
View as come in the front door, stairs to the 2 bedrooms
Bright Galley kitchen
Sky Light single bedroom with a built in wardrobe and childrens games .
Optional fold-up bed is available, or  travel cot
Shower room with wash hand basin and WC.  Shelving for toiletries
Fireworks from Edinburgh Castle
One of the many Street Performers in the Edinburgh during the Festival in August
Dunbar Harbour, East Lothian is also nearby and worth a visit
My grandson and myself sledging in the local park
Portobello beach looking towards Musselburgh with its harbour, shops and coastal walk way
Fireworks from Edinburgh Castle with spectators at the Military Tatoo on the castle espanade
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Edinburgh, Scotland
A warm welcomes awaits you at 'Come Ben the Hoose' our lovely cosy holiday home, ideal for friends, golfers, couple and families.
Excellent location, 10to 15 mins from Edinburgh city centre by bus or car, with free on street parking.
A quiet residential area away from the hustle bustle of Edinburgh busy city life but within easily reach.
Close to Portobello's Sandy Beach, shops, bars, restaurants and golf course

On the ground floor is the fully furnished lounge with 2 comfortable chairs and sofa, dining table and chairs, 3
coffee tables, flat screen TV with free-view, DVD, Video, bookcase with a selection of books and games, and information booklets. The back door leads to shared garden and use of barbecue and tables and chairs.

At the front of the house is the separate galley kitchen with fitted cupboards and worktop...
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Listing #HL131811
About the Owner
Ann M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Interaction with guests
When you arrive at 'Come Ben the Hoose' I will greet you and show you around the Hoose. Give you information and answer any question you my have. Hand over 2 sets of keys to you. I live next door and I am available if you have any question or queries you may have. Please ask as Gordon and I have lived in Edinburgh all our life.
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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Ideal for our break in Edinburgh, great location for all amenities. On local bus route into the city centre of Edinburgh. Warm and friendly owners of the property.

Management response:

Thank you for you kind review, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Come Ben the Hoose. I was impressed that you cycled round Arthur Seat. I hope you will return to Edinburgh and stay in the Hoose to see more of our beautiful country side. Haste Ye Back. Ann


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Jakup A
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Greetings from Faroe Islands. We three came by plane to Edinburgh from the Faroes on Monday, Holy Monday, and rented a car at the airport. At COME BEN THE HOOSE we were warmly welcomed by the host Ann, who showed us around and explaned about everything that we could think of to ask about. She had even provided us with...

Management response:

Thank you for your gracious comments, it was lovely having you stay at Come Ben the Hoose. Our first visitors from the Faroe Island, I hope we might meet more of your fellow Islanders. You were perfect guests and I hope you will come back again soon. Best wishes to you all, Ann and Gordon


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Reviewed 6 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

This place is so cosy, clean and welcomming. I guess there is no better place for smaller families in that area for Ann is such a great host and it's hard to express how nice our stay was we all felt at home very quickly even the child in our group, a girl of six. There are all the things...

Management response:

Thank you for being perfect guests. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Come Ben the Hoose and you found our local shops and our bus service to very convenient for you and your family. Haste ye back, Ann


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  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
* A perfect base for your holiday in Edinburgh and to visit the surrounding towns and country side and Scotland. Free on street parking, Garden Furniture.
My Facebook Page 'Come Ben the Hoose' and Please leave a comment.
I'm sorry I am not very good at keeping it up to date. I would rather speak to my guests.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Lead Guest must be over 18 years old. Please treat the Hoose with respect and care. If you have any problems let me know right away. I can't fix some thing I don't know...
    1 Shower
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
1 Apr 2018 -
31 May 2018
3 nights
1 Jun 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
3 nights
1 Aug 2018 -
8 Sep 2018
Festival Time
4 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
25% Deposit to secure Booking. Balance to be paid 4 weeks prior to holiday, Check In 4pm - Check Out 11am (I will try my best to arrange Check In time and Check Out times by request and prearranged); Please contact for more if this is required.
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About the neighbourhood
Walking distance ( I mile) to the old village of Duddingston with the Kirk (church) and Dr. Neils Garden which has won a number of awards can be found beside the Duddinston Loch, a beautiful setting for weddings. The Sheeps Heid Inn and Dudingston Kirk (church) both dating back to12 century and still in use today.

You pass Duddingston golf Course on the way to remains of Craigmiller Castle (which can be hired for private functions. approximately 2 miles) Cameron Toll Shopping centre 3miles, Staiton Retail Park off A720, Royal Yacht Britannia was the Royal Family's home away from home. Now permanently moored at Ocean Terminal, another lovely shopping and entrainment centre down by the shore with lots of restaurants. To the east is Musselburgh Race Course for a day at the races,...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 20.0 km
Railway: Waverly: 3.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth for cargo ships and Cruise ships only: 25.0 km
Edinburgh International Airport 20 miles. Airlink Bus or Tram takes you into Edinburgh, Princess Street/ Waverley in 30 min. Adult £4.50 single or return £7.50. Car hire available at airport and Waverley Train Station. Bus Service from Waverly Bridge No. 5 or No. 4 or 44, Bus service from St Andrew Square, Lothian Bus, Cost £1.80, 44,44B,44C to Tesco Express on Willowbrae Road. East Coast Trains offer a regular service through out the day and evening to Edinburgh Waverley Station. A car is not essential as good local transport nearby. By car 7 hour Drive from London Area 3 to 4 hour from Manchester, 1.30 hour from Glasgow Airport.
Car Hire available from Waverly Station or Airport.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.2 km.
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