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Ashlyn Guest House

42 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5PY, Scotland
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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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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in room 4, a beautiful room overlooking the main road, but very little noise from the traffic and this did not disturb us. I live in a very quiet cul de sac, in the middle of a very quiet estate, so not used to any traffic noise. The room looked just like the pictures on the website. Very comfortable... More 

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

Pamela thank you so much for your positive review and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We like to provide a hearty breakfast for travellers and we are so glad you enjoyed it- I'll pass on your comments to the tattie scone maker (my dad Bob)! Hope to see you again soon in Edinburgh. Lindsey. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there as intro to our two week Scotland trip for the first three nights and it was absolutely worth the money. It has a bus station directly in front of the door that is served by three lines that bring you into town within some 10-15 minutes. The room is clean and has a nice bathroom. Peters breakfast... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

it is a lovely guest house the people are friendly and helpful . as I was doing volunteering for the charity walk the walk and would miss breakfast they left me some sandwiches for me to have when I had awoken up at lunch time. Rooms are nice and clean and beds are comfy .there is bus stop opposite that... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I can't say enough about how helpful Lindsey was for our too-short stay during June 25-27, 2015. She hauled our two big 48-pound suitcases up the stairs while I was still at the curb unloading our car. She served tea and cookies in the lounge and sat with us to find out what we wanted to do. She recommended restaurants... More 

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

Hi Alan, thank you so much for taking the time to review our guest house. We are glad you had a great stay and that you enjoyed visiting Edinburgh. We hope to see you again! Lindsey & Peter More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The room was clean and suitable for our needs. The only problem was that the ceiling was slanting and as my partner is very tall he bumped his head! Breakfast was good and we thought the guest house was reasonably priced. It was about twenty minutes walk away from the city centre.

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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 are glad you had a pleasant stay with us. You stayed in the twin rooms at the top of our house which do have sloping ceilings in parts of the room and we're so sorry your partner bumped his head! Hopefully it didn't hurt too much!I Perhaps... More 

wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed here for a short break to Edinburgh over the early May bank holiday weekend. What a little gem. Very traditional but entirely in keeping with the wonderful Georgian building. Our room at the front was lovely and like the rest of the house absolutely spotless. It's also In a great spot, especially if you don't want to stay... 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 really glad you had a great stay. Hopefully we'll see you again in Edinburgh! Lindsey & Peter More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just back from a great stay at the Ashlyn Guesthouse - we were staying for a wedding and the owners were very flexible with us coming and going as we needed. The room was quite small but enough room for two people and had all the amenities we needed - the en suite was also small but had an excellent... More 

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Thank you for your review and we're glad you had an enjoyable stay at our guest house. Hopefully we'll see you again in Edinburgh. Lindsey & Peter More 

Epsom, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Had a really nice couple of nights here while attending a wedding in the botanics. Peter and Lindsey were welcoming, the room immaculate and the breakfasts fantastic. Would definitely recommend for anyone who's looking for somewhere that's not bang in the centre of town, but has good access by bus or on foot and nice surroundings with the Botanic gardens... More 

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A lovely welcoming guest house. Lindsey and Peter couldn't have been more kind. They were not busy because of the time of year so I was offered a room upgrade at no extra cost. The room I stayed in (room 4) was large and very nice indeed. The room was serviced each day and clean towels provided. The breakfasts were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Booked this to get to Botanic Garden night event. Hosts very welcoming and helpful about bus routes, parking eating out. The room was comfortable and quiet for a city break. Breakfast was substantial and really set you up for a day of sight seeing. The house is a well appointed Georgian house with many origin features. We would gladly recommend... More 

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