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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   8 Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #36 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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St. Louis, MO
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four days at the Fringe were exhilarating, and the perfect complement was our stay at Allbury's. Derrick was the consummate host, displaying warmth and hospitality during our time there. We stayed in the Robin room, which was just right spacewise, with an adjoining entertainment room and an impressive wall of CD selections. Bed was especially comfy. Bottles of wine and... More

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Glaston, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Edinburgh Fringe was great fun but exhausting so it was an absolute pleasure to return in the evening to the comfort and peace that is Allburys. We had a lovely comfortable room that only breakfast would drag us away from. So what to say about breakfast....varied daily the highlight for me the fruit smoothies. My husband loved the full Scottish... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for three nights in this beautiful boutique bed and breakfast and only wished we could have stayed longer. What can you say - the welcome was friendly and genuine. Derek clearly enjoys bringing people into his beautiful home. The bed was just about the most comfortable I had ever slept in. The room lovely -... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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 July 7, 2014

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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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