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Gifford House

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103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Gifford House is friendly, clean, comfortable, and breakfast is excellent. We really enjoyed our stay. Taking a bus to Old Town is convenient. It was a good value for the cost. I recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely 4 star hotel managed by a first class family. Breakfast was superb, with a wide variety of quality selections. Internet was a useful add on (and quite fast) help us organize the rest of our trip. This hotel is so nicely looked after, I definitely recommend this place. Fotis

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting from the warmful reception from Margaret until the small details inside our rooms, everything was wonderful, perfect. Thank you Margaret and David for such an unforgettable experience in Edinburgh

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Shimla, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Gifford House was full value for money and more- excellent location, easily accessible from Waverley station by bus or taxi. Our hostess Margaret was very welcoming and helpful, the room beautifully furnished and appointed, The room was a Family Room with a gorgeous view. Breakfast - supervised by our host David Gow - gets full marks. Attention to detail -... More 

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Monaghan, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We were there for week of Highland show. Fab bedroom, excellent beds and linens. best shower I have had in UK... very clean rooms ... breakfast very good also and happy with value. Highly recommend. and also margaret was very kind to give us 7.30am breakfast everyday, including Sunday. Most welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Gifford House was the perfect location for our weekend break. We were greeted by Margaret on our first night and made very welcome. The room was on the second floor, rear facing with a good view of Arthur's Seat. Well furnished and with a cosy en suite. We were B&B, and the breakfast was sufficient to set us up for... More 

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night. Had room 8 which is a 3-bed room (2 singles, 1 double). Room was comfortable although décor was quite busy. Ensuite was also cramped, although clean and functional. Beds were quite comfortable The owners are very pleasant and we felt very welcome. Service was prompt and polite. Breakfast was traditional UK style and good. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Place was imaculate, great breakfast, great location. Couldn't ask for a better B&B. 10 minute jog to Arthurs seat. You can walk to the Old city, or take a bus or taxi from right outside the B&B. Its roughly a 25 minute walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Been at Dav & Margaret's B&B with other 2 friends of mine for the long bank holiday week end in Scotland. We stopped there just for 1 night but I am already planning to go back and book few days at Gifford House. We felt very welcomed since the first second we arrived at the hotel. Margaret and Dav are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Gifford House B&B is lovely! My husband and I recently stayed there for 4 days for our trip to Scotland. The owners are so accommodating and very helpful with recommendations for eating and getting around their lovely city. The room was clean and pretty; bed was comfortable; bathroom large; breakfast was delicious and plentiful plus they even had vegetarian sausage... More 

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