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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

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14 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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15% discount July 3+ stay
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Emmaus house provided the perfect place to stop after a couple of days at the British open and venturing around in Edinburgh. It is a short pleasant walk to the busy centre and train stations. Wonderful breakfast was provided, both food and conversation. I am not of a religious faith and this was never an issue. I would highly recommend... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i have stayed several times at Emmaus House and wouldnt stay any where else in Edinburgh. I have stayed during the Edinburgh Festival and it is close enough to the city centre to walk. It is surrounded by a great range of diverse cultural cafes and shops: African Australian Mexican etc This time I am comming for a reteat with... More 

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Columbus, Oh, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time staying at Emmaus. Staff was great, place was great. And a terrific location. We loved the food and especially the breakfasts. Staff was not only helpful but we had some good chats as well. The front room is beautiful and warm. And it was so easy to get anywhere in the city from there

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Facilities and staff welcome far exceeded my expectations. Simple breakfast included. Supper can be arranged for a fee. Near many buses. Conversations at meals priceless! Great prayer house and garden. Staff helped me navigate bus system and new tram to airport. Also sent me to a great church experience on Sunday. Loved my stay there.

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Janet M, Co Director at Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO, responded to this review

This very informative review regarding our location, our house and hospitality which encapsulates perfectly what we are about here at Emmaus House. Hospitality is one of the mains aims of the work of our charity. Thank you More 

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

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 10, 2015

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 June 3, 2015

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
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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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