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Abileen Guest House

46 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
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Ranked #281 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015
violyn12 Melbourne, Australia
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Abileen Guest House is a 25 minute walk from Waverley Station. The accommodation is close to a laundromat (Ace Cleaning Centre, 13 South Clerk St) and a Sainsbury's supermarkert (also on South Clerk St). It is also close to Holyrood Park/Arthur's Seat (take Salisbury Road). I stayed for four nights on two separate occasions, both times in the single room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Myself and a friend went down for the night to Edinburgh at the weekend to surprise a friend for her birthday. I searched online and Abileen Guest House was one of the cheaper places to stay for the night. It was only about a 15 min walk from the centre of town. We got there about 5pm and the landlady... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I booked and paid for two nights but couldn't stay after the first. The hotel was awful, tiny bed, completely different from what I saw on the websites. Rooms had a very strong smell. Left with a flu. Horrible horrible experience :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed here for almost a month in August (our second visit) as this year we were coming up for the whole Fringe Festival. The guest house is ten mins walk from the city centre. The room was perfect and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was in the fridge for us to help ourselves as we wanted. Lynn our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Me and my friend stayed here 16th June till 19th June 2014 We were given a lovely welcome the place itself was clean and tidy the room was fab would recommend it to everyone. Breakfast was supplied we had a little fridge with orange juice butters cheese milk etc cereal and fresh bread so you could get up have breakfast... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This B&B is ideal for anyone visiting Edinburgh. You are only a 10 min walk to the centre. The lady who runs it is very accommodating. The rooms are tidy and clean. the beds were comfortable and the continental breakfast included is great for the price. Basically this place does exactly what it says on the tin; I was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This guest house is well priced and the location is 10 min. from Edinburgh city central.Neat and clean. Loved the kitchenette in tne built in cupboard!Nice restaurants in the area.Bus stop in front of guest house.Not lots of parking but make sure you are there before 14h00 for safe parking.We loved Edinburgh!!

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