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Gifford House

103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
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Ranked #61 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
ElisabethM646 Billerica, Massachusetts
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Billerica, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Titusville, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Loved this B&B in Edinburgh. Our room overlooked Arthur's Seat. The bed was very comfortable and the room was very clean. Breakfast was wonderful with cold and hot choices. Margaret and David worked around everyone's schedule when serving breafast. There are stairs so be aware of this with luggage. The bus stops very close!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Just spent 4 nights at Gifford House and we can't recommend highly enough.A warm welcome from Margaret, a lovely, spotless room with great facilities (incl. DAB radio & wi-fi) and a wonderful view. At breakfast a great choice is on offer and nothing is too much trouble for David. A short 10 minute walk gets you to the nearest shops... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Just returned after spending 2 nights in this lovely B&b with my Mum, girls only little shopping break, First of all I must say what lovely hosts Margaret and David are, really warm and friendly and very helpful with directions and local knowledge. Delicious breakfast served in the pretty breakfast room and a really lovely huge room, we had room... More

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Very warm welcome from Margaret on arrival, room was spotless and very spacious. Hearty breakfast and lovely to chat to David. Bus stops very handy outside to get into the city centre. Would recommend the Gifford to everyone and will definitely stay there in the future should we need to stay in Edinburgh again!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic B&B. Lovely hosts and fab breakfast. Rooms clean and tidy with very comfy beds. Beautiful views. Short walk from City centre and bus stops just outside. Ideal location if you wanted to visit Holyrood park. Overall we thoroughly recommend.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I spent 3 nights in this beautiful b&b with my girlfriend. You can easily get to the city center by bus (10-15 mins), the breakfest is typically scotish and made with so much pleasure and warmth and the couple keeping this b&b is absolutly friendly and answeres every question with much kindness. My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Charming period property which is very well maintained. Could not fault the room - very quiet. Friendly hosts who serve an excellent breakfast. WiFi works perfectly in the whole house. Highly recommended, I cannot fault the amenities or the service.

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My daughter & her partner stayed over night & were very impressed with the hospitality & warmth of the welcome & the cleanliness & comfort of the rooms They both stated that they would definatly stay here again & recommend it to their friends. In their own words a "home away from home" 5 star

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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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Gifford House is an elegant 4 Star GOLD guest house located one and a quareter miles from the Royal Mile.David and Margaret the resident owners like to offer their guests a high quality of comfort and serviceAll our rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard with your comfort in mind ... more   less 
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