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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   8 Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #38 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Diane M Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Executive room. Beautifully decorated. Lovely comfy bed. Bathroom very up to date. Tea and coffee in room. Reasonably priced beer and wine in room if wanted. This B&B is very tastefully decorated. Attention to detail has been made. Derek (owner) is very polite and helpful. Breakfast was mouthwatering. Would definitely come back.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Allburys. Derek was a fantastic host who was kind and helpful and he made us feel immediately at home. We stayed in "Jay" room which is beautifully decorated. The bed was sooo comfortable and the shower well what can we say but "What a shower" so invigorating. We had a brilliant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband stayed here for our honeymoon (4-7 july). Derek was a fabulous host from the start who was kind, helpful and had good knowledge of Edinburgh. Our room was situated at the top of a vintage spiral staircase, we had matching robes and champagne and goodies waiting for us and only a small charge for the alcohol... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, a weekend in Edinburgh is made ultra special by staying here. Fabulous rooms, central yet quiet leafy location, wonderful hospitality and gourmet breakfast . I'm always a little reluctant to advertise it as rooms are limited and I dread not being able to book but it really is the best place to stay in Edinburgh.

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely couple of days here . Derek was so accomadating and nothing was too much bother .. We stayed in the apartment so had the added luxury of a huge cd collection . Very clean and warm !.. We would definitely stay again ... Michelle and Prince

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a night whilst away on business. Met promptly by Derek and showed to and around my room. The room was very comfortable and clean and had all the home comforts I look for in a guest house (only thing missing was my wife). I have stayed in several guest houses in Edinburgh and this place is easily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We rang Derrick the night before to advise our arrival time (its best to do this, that way he'll be in to greet you). He was a great host, he cooks the breakfasts himself. We stayed on a groupon and the cook breakfast was additional to the room charge but we didnt mind this as the rest of the options... More

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england
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I bought this as a gift for my parents who had always wanted to visit the city. I found the owner to be efficient, friendly and prompt. As soon as my parents arrived I received a text stating 'place is top of the pops'. They had a wonderful stay and enjoyed it very much, thank you for making this enjoyable... More

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

From arriving at allburys Derrick was the perfect host. His bespoke breakfasts are fantastic, so tasty made with good quality produce. He makes a great cappuccino and his smoothies are delicious. On our second day Derrick recommended a lovely walk by the river to Leith dock where we toured the Royal Yatch Britannia. In the evening he recommended we try... More

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bolton england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Left the beautiful city of Edinburgh and this beautiful B&B today with a sad heart. It was our first visit to Edinburgh but it certainly won't be our last. Location - 5 min walk from Haymarket train station or a 1 min walk from the airport bus stop. An easy 15 min walk to the center of town which is... More

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Address: 8 Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Allburys 5*
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