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Abbotsford Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
3.0 of 5
36 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
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Ranked #132 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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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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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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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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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Liestal, Switzerland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Quite a good B&B not very far from the centre of Edinburgh. The landlady was friendly, the room was nice and clean but sometimes quite noisy. Breakfast was quite ok, not too much to choose from, but the landlady's daughter serving breakfast was nice. All in all quite good value for money, but, being in a busy city, with less... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We travelled to Edinburgh for Commonwealth Games and Fringe. Location, superb. 1 mile city centre. Easy walk, numerous buses. Accomodation was clean and well presented. Breakfast was a delight. Posh dinning room excellent food. Paola looks after her guests including good tips for tourists. Shops at the top of road selling everything you could want. That said Pilrig Road is... More 

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Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Abbotsford Guest House is one of the nicest B&Bs I ever stayed. It's easy to find by car coming from the airport. If you are lucky, you can park on the street, additional parking places are available just around the corner. The city is in walking distance, and a bus stop is around the corner. The rooms are well equipped,... More 

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