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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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Ranked #156 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014
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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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Dundee, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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30 helpful votes 30 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Newcastle upon Tyne
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26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We found this an ideal location for a convenient base for our 3 days at the Fringe. It is only 10 mins by bus ( regular service on main bus route + night service stop outside )and probably 20/25 mins on foot from the old city.There is also free parking on the forecourt so is ideal for train/bus and car... More

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Munich, Germany
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The hotel is located in a quiet residential area, about 20 minutes from the city center (walking). Bus stop is right outside, though. Pros: - Service was nice and helpful. - Breakfast is rich and absolutely delicious. I particularly loved the fruit buffet. - Complimentary sherry and whisky, biscuits, tea and chocolate. - The rooms are nicely decorated and quite... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Quality decor. Lovely Garden. Quiet! especially rooms at back with added bonus of views of Arthurs Seat. Lovely touches like a Whisky and Sherry decanter nice biscuits and hot chocolate as well as tea and quality coffee. Big fluffy bath towels, too!! Very welcoming host. Not far from city centre. Bus or short taxi ride. Restaurants nearby. Highly recommend. No... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Had a lovely time here, friendly,clean and helpful. Had a little problem with the iron which they replaced straight away with no hassle. We got a couple of Day Bus Passes from the Hotel and this saved us a fortune in Taxi fares. Breakfast was very filling and you didn't need to eat again till early evening. Really comfortable bed... More

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Address: 17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Allison House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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