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Abbotsford Guest House

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36 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 4 nights at the Abbortsford and cannot fault it. I was in a single room without an en suite, but the spacious bathroom was shared with only one other room and was always clean and more comfortable than most pokey en suites crammed into a tiny space I have had in the past. The breakfast was always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with my husband for 3 nights and I definitely recommend this place. The house is walking distance to the center of the city where the main attractions are. The food vas very good and everything was very clean. Paola (the owner) was very friendly and nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This bed and breakfast is a gem. It's a 15-20 walk to the Scott Monument and Royal Mile, many restaurants, and around the corner from the laundromat. The caretaker wonderfully friendly and knowledgeable of the area. We got a room with 3 double beds so my kids could have their own bed. The room was large and quite comfortable, with... More 

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Prague
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed here for two nights and it was perfect. Great location 5 minutes by bus to Princess Street, many buses stop in the Leith Walk just few hundred meters from the house. We stayed in a basic twin room, well, it was basic, small under roof in the second floor, just two beds, cupboard and TV, but it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

On a recent visit to the Edinburgh Playhouse we decided to stay over and we picked the Abbotsford Guesthouse,what a great find, 10 mins walk to the theatre, 15 mins to Princess street,Guest house very welcoming and clean and comforable,Paola was a great host, breakfast was fab,she gave us a lot of info nothing was to much trouble.will be back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A little bit out of the city but that might be a good thing away from some traffic. Room comfortable and well accommodated. Breakfast was simple but sufficient and good choice for hot or cold breakfast host was eager to please and made sure all was in order. Parking is a little on short side but found spots easy enough... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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 May 19, 2015

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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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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