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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buckinghamshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I had a three night stay last week. Our room (no 2) was very spacious and comfortable, with views of the garden & also Arthur's Seat, which is within walking distance. The breakfast was very good with a wide range of hot and cold options - the selection of fresh fruit was one of the best I... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed here for three nights over Easter and it was fantastic! The city was only a 15-20 minute walk from the house and through a safe feeling neighbourhood. I have medication that needs to be kept cool so the lady stored it in the fridge downstairs for me during our stay. The buffet breakfast was really good and kept... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I stayed in this hotel with my boyfriend during this Easter break and we both loved it. room: the hotel is very clean, even pristine. the room is a decent size and has everything you need, the bed was comfortable, shower was nice and powerful. the room has everything you need: welcome tea and coffee tray, hair dryer, iron, even... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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4 helpful votes 4 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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