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Glenalmond House

Certificate of Excellence
25 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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Ranked #41 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston
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149 reviews 149 reviews
32 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The guest house was lovely and well managed - everything was taken care of efficiently. Breakfasts were delicious and the dining room gracious. It was nice to have a pleasant lounge to relax in after a busy day and meet other guests, along with an honor bar. While the bus service is excellent to Old and New Towns we took... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience at Glenalmond. They are well sited, with comfortable rooms, gracious hosts, and good breakfasts. I was able to rest through my jet lag, and suit up for the remainder of my trip. Thank you!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great two days here. The owners have refurbished this B&B with great taste and to a high finish. Really friendly service. Good location, only a quick bus ride to the centre of town or 30' walk. Loved it.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

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 March 23, 2015

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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71 reviews 71 reviews
3 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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25 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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