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Allison House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland (South Side)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ashington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely hotel about 2 mile from the centre of Edinburgh. Clean, tidy and quiet even tho on a main road. Very friendly staff and a must visit if only for the breakfast which is superb. There is a small car park at the front of the hotel and buses run frequently into Edinburgh from outside the hotel takes about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allison House is a great place to stay in Edinburgh. It's only at 5 minutes from Edinburgh center in bus. It has a bus stop at only 20 meters, and the rooms are pretty and very comfortable. The breakfast is good and the staff are nice..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Writing my first review as a 'Top Contributor', after a return visit to Allison House Hotel, I thought it appropriate to comment on this well established property in Edinburgh's south, situated a short distance by frequent bus service from city commercial and cultural attractions. AHH - as my wife and I now refer to it - is distinguished from the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 small rooms. I obviously knew they were going to be small, that wasn't an issue at all. i guess it was what hit my eyeline when i entered Room 9. Broken bedside table lamp. with me that instantly sends alarm bells ringing. Large black stain on the carpet where radiator had leaked, ill fitting warped wall dominating... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A fairly basic guesthouse, but was clean, very comfortable, had a spacious room and very friendly staff. The location was excellent, about 10 minutes from the city centre, so easy access, but the hotel was in a fairly quiet location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was impressed by Allison House. Its a beautiful home, and the rooms are well appointed and comfortable. The staff is very accommodating. I’m not sure of the total number of rooms, but it remained a quiet yet inviting home away from home the entire time we were there. We split our stay in Edinburgh between Allison House and a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It is a very cute bed and breakfast in a good location because of the bus stop that is in front of the hotel. From there the center is 5-10 minutes by bus. The rooms are small and the bed is not very convenient (one bed not double). Breakfast is ok but again not something special.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Hotel is well located and was good to have off road parking so suited our needs well and the breakfast was served by a very friendly lady and had a great choice of fruit available which made me very happy. Our room was spacious with a large comfortable bed but the shower leaked over the floor and went randomly hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Some nice touches like the whisky minature left in the room for a nightcap. During the Festival it is difficult to find a resonably priced business hotel but Allison House offers some on-site parking and a comfortable bed so it fits the bill. Located a 25 min walk from the Royal Mile on a straight road it also offers a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Warm and welcoming and very helpful staff, lovely beds, nice and clean. The breakfast was really good with mulitiple choices. A nice variety of fruit and seeds. 30 minutes walk to the senter and 20 minutes walk to a small mountain with great view over the city.

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Address: 17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Hotel Class:4 star — Allison House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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