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Allison House Hotel

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17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed at this hotel, the recent 6 nations rugby weekend, and it was absolutely ideal in terms of location. It is 20 mins walk from the city centre or there is a bus stop opposite.. The service was great, the staff were unobtrusive but also attentive, just what you need in our opinion. The breakfast was to die for... More 

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Wigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Allison House Hotel is a great base from which to explore Edinburgh. The hotel is only around 20 minutes walk from the city-centre and is situated in a quiet area of the city. The staff within the hotel are friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the local area. Our bedroom was superb - extremely clean and well-decorated. The rooms are... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

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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Penang Island, Malaysia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

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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Northumberland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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Phoenix
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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