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Gifford House

103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
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Ranked #72 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had booked two rooms at the Gifford, one twin and one double. Both rooms were beautiful with lovely ensuites. The twin in particular had superb views of the mountains and was a huge room. If anyone is visiting Edinburgh, Gifford House is the place to stay. David and Margaret were so attentive and very nice, friendly people. Breakfast was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The double room was lovely. Both hosts were very nice and welcoming. The place is located approx. 20 min walk from the city centre in a quiet residential area, approx 10 min by bus. There was good selection on breakfast menu including full English breakfast. We were very pleased with our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too far from the university and various parks. All walking distance. And the bus line runs along Dalkeith. Good restaurants nearby. Inn keepers are gracious and welcoming. Happy we stayed here. Recommended. Rooms are spacious. Quiet. Especially the rooms at the rear. Good breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Having come back to Gifford House for the third time (after 2009 and 2012), we still like this place very much. And old townhouse a little south of the Commonwealth Pool, this establishment is ideally situated for visiting Edinburgh. The nearest bus stop is right across the street with buses going to the center every few minutes. Approach by car... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A group of 8 of us stayed here, for a total of four days, at the start and the end of our trip to Scotland, and we loved it. The rooms are lovely and very clean. Breakfast is delicious, and David's porridge is especially tasty. Margaret and David are warm and helpful in every way, For example, they provided insights... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Parking was off street ? Was safe. Nice people but thought it was expensive but then Edinburgh is pricy. Good breakfast. Clean room. Good wifi. We ate in to local pubs. We took a taxi into town. £8.00 . So a little out of town. The toilet and shower room are very cramped. Rooms at the back are quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed here in the last 14 months. David and Margaret are great hosts, and I found the place to be clean and quiet. I am a golfer, so you cannot get much closer to the Prestonfield Golf Course. Plus, the bus stops right in front of the place if you want to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We are actually still staying here, but I love this place so much I wanted to post a review! My wife and I are traveling on our honeymoon and we are so happy we found this place to stay! I run a large wedding and event venue in Colorado and my wife runs and manages 20 international hotels and so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Gifford House. It was a lovely experience and everything was excellent. Margaret and David could not have been more hospitable. The room and breakfasts were both top-notch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed at Gifford House for 3 nights during the CWG and the start of the Edinburgh Festival. Margaret and David are the most charming and helpful hosts who are always willing to offer advice on anything relating to your visit to Edinburgh (or any part of Scotland for that matter). The rooms are well appointed and the establishment is... More

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Address: 103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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