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Ashdene House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   23 Fountainhall Rd., Edinburgh EH9 2LN, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really excellent stay here. It's quiet, really quiet, but getting into the city centre was easy, even for us unseasoned travellers. Landlady Caroline was superb, polite, friendly, helpful but not over familiar, which we liked. Anything we needed to ask, she had helpful answers. Absolutely spotless rooms, and a truly lovely house, the shower was superb, the... More

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Truckee, California
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22 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the southern part of Edinburgh and easily reached but on a side street, this is the quietest place I have ever stayed in Edinburgh - and I am there over 20 nights a year. Great rooms, immaculate, very nice owners. Good transport - bus - 2 blocks away. Full, cooked Breakfast wonderful with smoked fish of the day... More

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We came by car and always had a parking which is quite remarkable for Edinburgh. The connection to the City by bus is not bad, in the immediate surroundings there are some decent restaurants. The location is very quiet and the bed is comfortable which helps to load up your batteries after long exhausting days in the City. Very nice... More

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Rome, Italy
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A bit far from the historical center, but very well connected with a lot of buses, Ashdene House is a lovely b&b, in a quiet and nice part of the town that usually tourists don't get to know but is much more the "real thing" than the Royal Mile. I had a very pleasant three day stay there, thanks to... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Ashdene House. It's a wonderful location in a neighborhood with a few minutes' walk to the bus stop. It's clear from other reviews that "walking distance" is a matter of preference. It is just under 2 miles to many of the Old Town sites, but the roads are safe and quite walkable with lots... More

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I choose this place from the Tripadvisor's comments and was pleased with the results. Although I find this is not walking distance from the City Center, the bus services are great. The House is located on a quiet street which is good when you've been walking all day and want to sleep with the window opened. Very good breakfasts with... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes, we are lucky to have so many good eating places within 5 minutes walk, which have something on their menu to please all tastes. And remember to book direct with Ashdene House next time to get FREE bus travel throughout Edinburgh during your stay, with Lothian Buses. www.ashdenehouse.com More

Parker, Colorado
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63 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

After bouncing between multiple hotels and B&Bs in Scotland over two weeks we ended with a three night stay at the Ashdene House. This was a last minute find as everything near the city center was booked up. I Was pretty disappointed that we were not in walking distance to the attractions, but in the end it was for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

Ashdene House is the most quiet and beautifull house just a few meters from the busy streets of Edinburgh. Breakfast is good and you can almost have what ever you like - Caroline will make it :) If posible we will come back and stay more than the two nights we spend there. You easily walk to the city center... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

Thank you. It was lovely to meet you. Glad you were inspired to return to Edinburgh. There's so much to see and do - 2 days are just not enough! More

Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My first stay at a B&B. Very much enjoyed staying here for 5 days. Breakfast was fantastic, so fresh and healthy. Quiet and private house. Location is great. I walked down into Edinburgh city, the Royal Mile area and all around every day. Good restaurants within a few blocks of Ashdene House. Yes, I would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Spent the Jubilee weekend at Ashdene. Very impressed with the standard of accommodation and the cleanliness of the place. Largest bedroom we have ever stayed in, light and airy with quality fitments. The en-suite shower room was also of a generous size and was spotless. The attention to detail such as all brass fitments nicely polished shows the good standard... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at Ashdene House and your visit to Edinburgh. Kind regards Caroline More

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Address: 23 Fountainhall Rd., Edinburgh EH9 2LN, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Hotel Class:4 star — Ashdene House 4*
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