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Allburys

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8 Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5BE, Scotland
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wexford, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Allbury's is a small boutique B & B in the Haymarket area of Edinburgh. The room was large, clean, and modernly appointed with a fabulous en-suite bathroom. The soap/shampoo were organic Highland Soap Company and smelled luxurious. The organic breakfast was divine with homemade tattie scones and gourmet coffee!

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stayed at Allburys last weekend and it was beautiful. When we arrived Derrek directed us to free parking which is practically unheard of in Edinburgh! It is a short walk away but the walk is past Douglas College one of Edinburgh's most beautiful buildings. (If you don't walk too well you can get the bus back). Our room was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We spent 2 nights at Allbury's two days ago. We were met by the host, Derrick, who was very helpful. Our room on the floor above ground was high quality...lovely old Edinburgh terrace with high decorative ceilings, recently renovated with high quality bathroom en suite. As there is no lift and is upstairs, would not be suitable for disabled guests.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I really can't add much to all the superlatives already spoken of; the scumptious beds, opulent decor and quirky, tasteful art everywhere you look. This perfect gem of a boutique hotel has it all - state of the art bathrooms, nespresso machines, decadent bedrooms, the list of detail is endless! Derrick's breakfasts are now legendary, using the best locally sourced... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

From the moment you enter you receive outstanding service by a friendly and knowledgeable host. I would recommend this b and b to anyone wanting luxury, oh and did I mention the breakfasts are to die for

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My partner and I stayed in this B&B when we recently visited Edinburgh for the weekend. This boutique B&B is by far the best we've stayed in! We were greeted with a warm welcome into a magnificent, spacious house with modern furnishings throughout. We stayed in the 'Jay' room which was amazingly spacious with a fantastic en-suite as well as... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Visited Allburys for our 2nd wedding anniversary!!! Derek was a prefect host nothing was to much trouble and made us feel amazingly welcome. Derek's 3 B's are breakfast, Bedding and Bathing and i have to say it ticked all the boxes would definitely go there again. Breakfast was fantastic too all locally sourced produce freshly prepared as you waited Thanks... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's not just the fine linens, original art, the incredible bathrooms, beautiful inlaid mother of pearl table and chairs at breakfast, best wifi, endless cd collection in the common room with an outstanding view of the castle, all and more than you'd expect at a 5-star establishment. Derrick has a way of making you feel like you're 5 stars as... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I had an extremely pleasant stay at this lovely hotel . Convenient for all attractions in the City . Derrick is a truly friendly host and nothing is too much trouble . Definitely worth a return visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

At the start of April, we came to Edinburgh to catch up with friends and celebrate a wedding. Having recently got engaged ourselves, we decided to treat ourselves and stay somewhere a bit more special than we would normally choose. We found Allburys and I'm so glad we did; by Sunday morning we didn't want to leave! We were made... More 

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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