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Amaryllis Guest House

21 Upper Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NL, Scotland
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Ranked #219 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
1919Bal Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Guest House was a lovely, superb place to stay. We had the family room and the place was lovely and Clean. The service was good and polite. Location not too far from Edinburgh centre - you can walk (20 minutes). You order breakfast the night before and it was served in the morning. We stopped 2 nights and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This time we stayed three nights at the Amaryllis in October. We had the family-room for the four of us. The beds were great and the room was big. The only downside were the really small washbasin and the small space for the toilet. The Landlady was extremely friendly and made a superb scottish breakfast. So it was definitely worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had five nights at Amaryllis. Appreciated Stella's help in organising Grey Line tours for us. The room was quite adequate, although the en suite was tiny. Breakfasts tasty, Thoroughly enjoyed our time in Edinburgh, and part of this satisfaction was due to Stella's friendliness as much as the attractive location and the scenic spots.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed at the Amaryllis prior to running the Edinburgh marathon. I'm happy to say that the guest house is a real delight. Clean, warm and welcoming. The landlady was very helpful and provided an early breakfast for those taking part in the marathon. My room was well equipped and the bed was comfortable. The guest house is in a... More 

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I spent 5 nights at this guest house in October/ 13. The room was a quit large and very well appointed. The only down side was that my washroom was down the hall, however I did not have to share which was nice. The rooms are in an older townhouse about 20 minutes walk from Edinburgh castle, numerous buses are... More 

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ghamaryllis, Owner at Amaryllis Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope to welcome you again some day. More 

San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for three nights while on vacation. Overall The Amaryllis House is a good value. Cathy is a great host who is informative but doesn't get in your way, which is what we prefer. We stayed in room 4 on the third floor. It has a double bed and a twin. We slept on the... More 

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ghamaryllis, Owner at Amaryllis Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review and I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately people do smoke in the garden outside the front door and yes that sometimes does permeate into the lobby as this door is usually open. I can assure you it is not the staff but other guests. I am very sorry if this compromised your... More 

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We stayed here in October 2012 for 2 nights. This guest house is in a lovely old-fashioned building. I see previous reviews were critical of the front garden but we did not see any fault with it. It looked tidy and well maintained. We had a nice sized room with one double and one single bed. Bathroom bit small but... More 

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ghamaryllis, Owner at Amaryllis Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed being here and hope to see you again. More 

East Midlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

For the price we were charged for this room, one would have expected a reasonable standard of fixtures and general appointment but it was a sad disappointment! Had it not been for the unlikelyhood of being able to find alternative accommodation of a better standard nearby at that hour of the evening, we would have checked straight out again! In... More 

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ghamaryllis, Owner at Amaryllis Guest House, responded to this review

This review is not unexpected. These guests were just awful. I should have known from the emails before they arrived complaining about the train and ticketing services which seemed to stress them out before they even travelled. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

had a two night stay, cathy and the staff were very friendly,rooms were spacious and the beds were very comfy,couldnt fault the breakfast very very good i had the full english but plenty off choice on offer, location was ideal only 15-20min walk to princess street and other attractions. would i stay here again yes and would recommened the amaryllis... More 

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ghamaryllis, Owner at Amaryllis Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. I am so please you enjoyed your stay with us More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Reasonably priced, very handy for the castle, royal mile and other Edinburgh attractions. Friendly welcome and helpful staff throughout. Excellent breakfast served in bright and airy breakfast room. Well recommended.

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Many thanks for your lovely review. We hope to welcome you again sometime More 

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