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Gifford House

103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
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Ranked #71 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Datteln, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Fairport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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welwyn garden city
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Houston, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
24 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Boulder
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed with Margaret and David for 4 nights. nothing was too much trouble, David helped with directions and booking a taxi for an early morning start [to get to Glasgow for the Games ].He even did us an early breakfast! The food was amazing. I recommend the salmon and scrambled egg! I would definitely return hopefully next year for... More

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were greeted by the friendly host Margaret. She upgraded our room to a family room which was very spacious. It had 1 Queen & 2 twin beds overlooking the front of the house. Bathroom was very modern & had a box with bathroom supplies (scissors, cotton balls , q-tips, etc.) was even provided which I had never seen in... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After a disappointing experience checking into a nearby B&B that we booked online the night before, we stumbled upon the Gifford House, with nowhere to stay for the weekend, and asked if they had any availability. David and Margaret, the owners, took us in and gave us the perfect room at an extremely reasonable price. We absolutely loved the Gifford... More

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