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Glenalmond House

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4.0 of 5
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25 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
Glenalmond House
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Ranked #42 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Glenalmond Guest House is the perfect place to stay in Edinburgh if you'd like to be away from the tourist area for awhile. Conviently located along major bus routes that lead you right into the hub of activity, this guest house is amazingly comfortable and clean. Fantastic Host and a Wonderful Breakfast. Recommend to all friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights in November 2014 and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Fiona's breakfasts are the best we ever had. The accommodations exceeded our wildest expectations and the B&B is right on the bus route so getting around was a breeze. Plus the B&B is within walking distance of fun restaurants with great local food. Jimmy... More 

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York
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3 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Desperately difficult to find fault with this smashing guest house, brimming with period features. We stayed three nights. Our room was clean and tastefully furnished, with a comfortable bed and good shower; the owners were very friendly; the location ideal (just 15 minutes to Princes Street on one of several regular buses); and the breakfast to die for. Go on,... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I booked Glenalmond House as a getaway weekend for my wifes birthday over Valentines weekend. After reading reviews I was not disappointed. We were met on arrival by Jimmy (found out that Fiona was on holiday) who was very enthusiastic and could not do enough!! I booked a four poster deluxe room (Bedroom 7) with it being a celebration visit.... More 

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Cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Keeping it short. If you want to stay in Edinburgh look nowhere else. Parking on the front and this is where my car stayed for the duration of our stay. Rooms clean and immaculate. Very comfy bed and nice and quiet. We overlooked the rear garden. Easy access to the centre either by bus or walking. Very friendly and the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

After a last minute decision to visit Edinburgh for the Saturday night I checked all the hotels in Edinburgh centre, most were sold out or overpriced. Decided to try glenalmond house after seeing the good reviews on trip advisor. Really happy I did as the whole stay was enjoyable although not spending a massive time indoors the time we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The usual high standard of the rooms service and breakfast didn't disappoint on our second visit. The rooms are of a high standard and all in keeping with the genre of the building with original features adding to the delightful atmosphere. The hosts are as friendly and informative as you want them to be and the breakfast choices are amazing... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fiona & Jimmy were very attentive providing a wonderful base for our honeymoon in Edinburgh. The vegetarian breakfast was very filling and beautifully cooked. The room was spotless and we couldn't have wished for more. We would thoroughly recommend Glenalmond House.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My Mum and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Glenalmond and would highly recommend this guest house to others. The location is great, close enough by bus to access the city but also tucked away from the hustle and bustle. Fiona and Jimmy gave us a warm reception and were very helpful, informative and friendly. The breakfasts are very good... More 

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Harrogate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lovely B&B not too far from the Old Town. Our host and hostess could not have been more gracious and accommodating after a mixup at our previously booked B&B. We felt we had a better experience than we could have hoped for. Fiona shared her lovely house that she and Jimmy have decorated with loving care. We enjoyed using the... More 

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