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Abbotsford Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
36 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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Abbotsford Guest House
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Ranked #127 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Abbotsford guest house on one of our earlier visits to Edinburgh. The owner was friendly and made sure we had something to eat for breakfast. The room was clean, bright and quiet (our room was located at the back of the property). If you are driving parking could be a problem as we never saw a free... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a good choice, I picked this Guest House as it was close but not too far from the Centre, Out of the front gate turn right to the top of the road & Traffic Lights, turn right & a 20mins walk to Princess Street, keep in a forward direction you will come to John Lewis, keeping the store on... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Three friends on a 3 night stay in Edinburgh, we were very pleased when we entered our bedroom at Abbotsford Guest House. Very spacious room with a double bed and two single beds, plenty of wardrobe space and drawers, very clean en-suite with white fluffy towels etc. Cooked breakfast was served piping hot and fresh. We could not find any... More 

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cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I gave this four stars not because it's four star accommodation in the national scheme sense but because as a guest house, it's good. The small double bed and single bed was squeezed into the room slightly and the en-suite was not large but it was clean, warm, well maintained, friendly, reasonably priced place that had a TV, good breakfast,... More 

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Glenrothes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed recently for 2 nights. Owner recovering from operation so her daughter was on hand. My room was quite small and at the front, so a bit noisy as the street is busy all the time. However, there was a problem with my window so maybe it wasn't as sound proof as it could be. Also my TV was not... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Checked out loads of different b&b's on the net for a short break to Edinburgh on a budget. Came across this guest house and took a punt on it. RESULT!!! Clean, light and airy, great breakfast, short walk to all of the tourist attractions, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, great value for money. I was a little concerned about the lack... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Nice place to discover Edinburgh by foot (approximately 15 min walk to the city center)... The rooms are small but clean and cosy. The English breakfast was delicious, hosts very friendly and the building charming! Thank you! Sophie&Sebastian from Germany.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our family of six stayed at Abbotsford Guest house and enjoyed being able to either walk or take the bus around the city. We had our elderly parents with us and the steep narrow stairs were a bit of a concern. So consider that a factor if you are traveling with anyone that has some physical impairments. Other than that... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The room was clean and really quiet, the staff was kind and helpful, we really enjoyed the breakfast. The location it is just 15 minutes walking from the town centre, in addition there are a lot of pubs and restaurants close to the hotel.

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Fresno, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We recently stayed three nights at Abbotsford Guest House with our granddaughter. Paola was a terrific hostess, breakfasts were wonderful and she and her family were so friendly and helpful. The room was en suite, clean, very large and comfortable. Very close to the attractions in Edinburgh. Would definitely stay again. Thanks for your great hospitality.

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