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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 #139 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Mark H Cambridge, United Kingdom
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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I arrived and was cheerfully greeted and shown up to my room. Everything was spotless and the bed was comfortable. The landlord served breakfast a quarter of an hour early so that I could attend meetings at the Royal Botanic Garden. Food arrived promptly and was good. I was particularly pleased to have butter open in a ceramic dish rather... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is a large Georgian house, which has been very nicely preserved in conversion to a guest house. It's located a mile or so North of the centre, so it's a longish walk to town, but there are very regular buses from a stop just outside that run until about midnight. Nearby is the very pleasant Botanic gardens /... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit. Will definitely stay again if in Edinburgh, and happy to recommend it . Very clean comfortable room. Fabulous breakfast. Close to Botanic Garden. Can walk to Centre, or very efficient quick bus service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 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

South Yorkshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Basingstoke, Hants.
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18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

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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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