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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

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14 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Emmaus House is perfectly located in Edinburgh with practically everything within walking distance from the House. We had five very pleasant nights at this B&B, nice clean rooms, comfortable beds, reasonable prices and not least a very friendly and helpful staff. A rich breakfast is served at a shared table were you get the chance to make new aquaintances. I... More 

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Beeston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Emmaus House in Edinburgh is special; special because of its welcoming ambiance and the way the religious life of the community flows quietly on without excluding guests of no faith like me. I stayed for five nights.As an older person travelling solo I particularly enjoyed the communal meals at the large kitchen table. The house is peaceful (no TV in... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at Emmaus House very much. This B& B is very close to city. plenty of public transport nearby. The staff at Emmaus are very friendly and helpful. It is run by a spiritual group, but in no way do they make you feel you have to join in with their philosophies or prayer time. Breakfast is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't quite sure to expect in terms of the religious emphasis and also shared bathroom. Just to confirm there is absolutely no pressure to take part in the prayers and my husband (the atheist) was more than comfortable here. The room (7) was lovely and looked out onto the back of the house and labyrinth. The shared bathroom was immediately... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Emmaus House is a wonderful place to stay, with its peaceful, quiet atmosphere right in the centre of Edinburgh. There is a friendly, open attitude from the staff and members of the community who help make Emmaus House the meeting point of people from many nations and cultures. Good breakfasts and clean rooms. Thank you for a great stay. We... More 

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Harrow, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We stayed at Emmaus House and were so impressed by the warm welcome of our hosts Janet, Jonathan and Andrew. They could not do enough for you. Added to that was the close proximity to Edinburgh City centre in easy walking distance to many of the attractions and historic land marks. We also took the opportunity of having an individual... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

i chose this spot because of their outreach and wanted to both support and experience Emmaus. The night we arrived, I was really sick with a cold. It was also my birthday. At dinner, both realities became apparent. And within minutes, there was medication for my cold and a birthday cake. Could not imagine how someone could come up witha... More 

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

Just remembered I never reviewed this place from my 1 night stay in Feb. Have never stayed at a place quite like this before. It was very comfortable in every sense. I too enjoyed the opportunity to take part in the community, though this is not in any sense pushed upon. Breakfast had a real sense of community and interaction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

we really enjoyed our 3 night stay here - they offer so much more than B&B. We had interesting discussions with other guests and rhe hosts who were most helpful in guiding us as first time visitors to Edinburgh. We also enjoyed brief prayer times together with fellow Christians. We are sure to return at some later date.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Emmaus house over the new year. The welcome from staff was warm and genuine. Enjoyable evening meals with fellowship with staff and other guest. It was also lovely to be able to join the community in its prayer times and find moments of stillness and contemplation. Could not recommend more highly

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