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Ashlyn Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   42 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5PY, Scotland
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Ranked #171 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had to stay for a wedding location . Was happy enough but my mother was to stay longer. Half way through the stay they asked for payment which was very unprofessional. When they were leaving they complained because they had to use the bathroom before they left on there journey home. Very disappointed .

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Ashlyn21, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

I am dismayed to read the above review after you and your family all said how pleasant your stay was over the weekend. If I may I would like to directly respond to the points in your review. Firstly, your mother was going away for a night then returning to us. It is normal practice for us to ask if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 12 years. Peter and Lindsay been here approx 7 year and they are fab. Very friendly and helpful. My partner as been with me last 3 years and loves it too. Lovely place cosy warm n very comfortable. Av stayed in most rooms all lovely. Breakfast fabulous set up for day. Yum yum. Definately recommend.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I have stayed at the Ashlyn guest house for the last 3 years for Hogmanay and my partner has stayed here every year for the last 12. Neither of us can find any fault. Very clean lovely breakfast very comfortable rooms and the proprietors couldn't be more welcoming and friendly if they tried. Home from home and would highly recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 1 night in Sept to go to an exhibition at The Royal Botanical Gardens, which were just a few hundred yards from the Guest House, so perfect location for us. Easy to find. Had Room 4 at front on 1st Floor. Parking an issue - but easily overcome with Peter's help.Had to drop off our luggage, then go about... More

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Gravenhurst, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

A lovely guest house. Our room was number 4 at the front of the house. Very clean and beautiful, with a queen bed and an ensuite. Breakfast was wonderful and Peter and Lindsey were very kind and helpful. Parking was a bit of a problem but certainly would not stop us from staying here again.

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Readington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in August, and it was our first stop after flying in overnight and driving from Glasgow. Four of us showed up on their doorstep at 11 am, long before check in time. Peter and Lindsey fixed us tea and coffee in the common room, pulled the door shut gently when they saw we'd all fallen... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Stayed in one of the twin rooms, was pleased with the cleanliness of the room and the friendliness of the proprietors. Stayed here for 2 weeks during July and August, would have given better review, but the bathroom facilities for this room I felt were falsely advertised. The toilet was a flight of stairs down and the smaller than a... More

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Ashlyn21, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for taking the time to review your stay. Just to clarify, it was our single room you stayed in with private shower and toilet, not one of our twin rooms. We are really sorry that you felt you had been misled on the description of where the facilities were - we would never intentionally mislead guests, and... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Our friends were married in the Botanic Gardens in August - and we were after a place to stay which was walking distance home afterwards (instead of battling to find a taxi after midnight on a Saturday night in the middle of the Fringe Festival!). Ashlyn Guest House was approx ten minutes (slow) walk from the East Gate of the... More

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Ashlyn21, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

Hi - thanks for taking the time to review our guest house and we're glad you enjoyed your stay and didn't get sore feet walking home from the wedding! Thanks for your comments on the breakfast times - we constantly review our service and will take your feedback into account for the future. Hopefully see you again in Edinburgh. Lindsey More

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here during June for three nights. Service and food are excellent in a great environment. Use the buses in and back from the City. Great local places to eat and drink too. Botanic Gardens on your doorstep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Room 8 is a twin which is at the top of this Georgian house which still has many of it's original features.The room is pleasant & very clean. Breakfast had a varied choice & was cooked well & pleasantly served. The proprietors are very friendly & helpful.

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Address: 42 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5PY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashlyn Guest House 4*
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