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65 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NU, Scotland
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The Town House
Ranked #103 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were in Edinburgh overnight to visit a friend, and found this guest house which was close by. The owner was a lovely lady, very helpful. Beautiful, elegant room, which was spotless. Lovely breakfast the following morning, after being woken up to the smell of toast and coffee. Lots of parking available too! What a lovely short stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Clean, elegant, 10-15 minutes away from city center (walking), comfortable bed, quiet and great service! Susan, the owner, is really nice and she will do everything to make you feel like home. On the welcome folder in your room you will find every emergency number you could use if you require it. Breakfast is amazing! Rated as a 4 star... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Great stay at The Town House with all the family (we had 4 out of 5 rooms). We had all flown in from different parts of world, arriving at different times, for a friends wedding and really could not have asked for more. They really went out of their way to help us and make us feel at home with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stayed for two nights when visiting our student daughter who has just moved nearby. The room was very comfortable, well furnished and clean. Breakfast was delicious and the choice was good. The stay here was just as good as city centre hotels we have stayed in previously and only cost half as much. We will definitely stay here again.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This has to be one of the best guest houses in Edinburgh. Its set in a former Manse for the church next door and is full of Victorian charm and character lovingly restored by the current owners, Susan and Robert. The room we stayed in was luxurious and had lovely original features but also the latest mod cons. The en-suite... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Town House: a warm welcome, a comfortable room and a good breakfast. An excellent location, not far from the Usher Hall and The Playhouse Theatre. We shall be looking forward to returning when we are next in Edinburgh.

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We spent 4 days at The Town House at the beginning of our vacation. When we first arrived it was after traveling for almost 24 hours straight. We couldn't have received a warmer welcome from Susan and her husband, Robert. Robert even carried our cases up both flights of stairs for us! Our room was ready, which was good because... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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39 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I stayed here before and after a group tour and enjoyed it both times, even though my stay was brief. Comfortable, quiet room, good breakfast, convenient location, and friendly hosts. Also, it was fun watching them learn how to use a credit card machine!

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Athens, Greece
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

It's not easy to find reasonably priced accommodation in Edinburgh. The Town House is the solution between noisy hostels and pricey hotels. A good 30 minutes on foot from the centre, yet with a bus stop right opposite the building, it is located on a quiet street along many b&b. The house is old, so be prepared for a lot... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Thrilled with our choice of B&B. Charming, friendly, helpful and informative hosts, Susan and Robert. All their suggestions were spot on. Wonderful breakfasts. Comfortable, clean, quiet but darkish room up 2 steep flights of stairs - only drawback for the "elderly". Good, on site car parking - a bonus for this busy city. City centre within easy walking distance, using... More

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Address: 65 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NU, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Also Known As:
The Town House Hotel Edinburgh
The Town House Edinburgh, Scotland

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