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Gifford House

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103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small guest house located in the Mayfield district of Edinburgh, where I stayed for 2 nights during a recent business trip. My room on the first floor was warm, comfortable, and adequately furnished, with sufficient storage and pleasant décor, also with all expected amenities. Car parking can be a bit tricky at times, due to the location... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Spent two night at this B & B with a friend. It was a lovely clean and warm place which was important as it rained a lot whilst we were in Edinburgh but we were able to get things dry. Very friendly people who gave us access to our room early in the day as we'd come off the night... More 

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1 Thank Lizzie H
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced. Lovely friendly family. Room was spotless and bathroom was small but spotless and had everything we needed. Stayed one night then did some travelling and stayed one more night. Fab breakfast. Family really nice and helpful. Would recommend. Bus ride from centre with bus stop almost outside.

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very friendly owners, a spotless and spacious family room with a lovely shower, good wifi and breakfast. Lots of restaurants within in 10-15 minute walk and perfectly situated for us to take a half-hour walk to the University of Edinburgh, leaving our car parked for free in the neighborhood behind the b&b. Only downside was the small bathroom sink, but... More 

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Halifax Region, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Gifford House is a real find in an era of soulless big city accommodation. The hotel is run by live-in owners who are interested in their guests' experience, who are eager to satisfy their expectations and who maintain the property to a high standard. They were very helpful, responding right away to our tourist queries. Our room was large ,... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were welcomed by David and Margaret, who accommodated us on relatively short notice! Lovely rooms, and all the comforts away from home. They were also so helpful in giving us advice/directions on how to see and do all that we wanted to experience! Very Accessible by bus! Breakfast included many choices, served beautifully, and delicious! Great pricing

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Twinsburg, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Beautiful B&B. Warm welcome from host with great recommendation on local pub for dinner and information on short bus ride into town to visit all the sights. Great location- close to bus stop/route. Also, helped us locate laundrette nearby. Friendly hosts, clean, comfortable room & lovely breakfasts. Would definitely stay here again.

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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136 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place so much we stayed a second night. The owners, Margaret & David, were born to own a B&B. Their gift of hospitality, attention to detail & cleanliness, along with their friendly personalities make this the perfect place to call home while in Edinburgh. .

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Thank EG54
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Very close to Edingburgh centre bus stop accross the road easy peasy, room very very nice and comfortable,the food is lovely. David and Margaret are so attentive, ask for haggis at breakfast we didn't and wish we had. hey know everything about the local area.

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed two nights, the place was good and clean. The breakfast was delicious. The only concern I had was that cars on the streets nearby seemed to have been broken into, so if you drive there be aware of this.

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