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Ashdene House

23 Fountainhall Rd., Edinburgh EH9 2LN, Scotland
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Ranked #139 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014
elainejr Barrington, Illinois
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Barrington, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
58 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

Warrington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We stayed there for 3 nights over the Jubilee bank holiday weekend, we were greeted by the smiling welcoming host ' Caroline', we found the apartment very clean & comfortable. The sitting room was spacious and the kitchen was clean and provided with facilities including breakfast for the first morning. Bathroom was very clean with ensuite facility, bed room was... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to accommodating you again soon. If you wish to travel with friends or family, remember we can accommodate up to 4 people in the family-sized apartment (2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms). Kind regards Caroline More

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Stayed over for new years weekend- one of the best B and B's we have stayed in. It was clean, comfortable, provided good facilities and was a good sized room. Breakfast was really good - a selection of breads , fresh fruit salad, traditional scottish hagis and more. Great location, walking distance to town or easy bus access. A fantastic... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that your visit to Edinburgh was such a nice experience. We hope to see you again in the future when perhaps you will be able to attend some more of Edinburgh's great festival events. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

I have stayed here several times on business trips and it is a joy to come here after a busy day of driving and meetings. The Daubly's are very friendly, always there to offer advice if required but never 'in your face'. I love the peace of the location and the walk into the City for a meal or a... More

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ash23fhr, Owner at Ashdene House, responded to this review

Thank you, it is always our pleasure to accommodate you! More

Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

We wanted a good B&B, but we also wanted to access the city. We did well, we thought. All was very nicely done, very clean, and very good breakfasts. The bus passes and the help in finding things was very appreciated. We would return again.

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Address: 23 Fountainhall Rd., Edinburgh EH9 2LN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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