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Glendale House

5 Lady Road, Edinburgh EH16 5PA, Scotland
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Glendale House
Ranked #161 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We only booked a few days before our visit to Edinburgh but could not have done better. Duncan and Elaine did us proud and made us feel at home the minute we stepped through the door. The off road secure parking area was a bonus as it meant we could use the many buses which stopped a couple of minutes... More

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Gurgaon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We stayed at the Glendale Guest House run by Duncan & Elaine Stewart from 30th June until 3rd July 2013. We were a group of 10 and our rooms were allocated just the way we wanted .My wife and I stayed in the NESS room and I think this is the best room in the guest house- spacious and with... More

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Philadelphia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

at the Glendale House. A science dept. at the nearby University of Ediburgh arranged our stay. We thought it was a brilliant choice. Elaine and Duncan greet you personally, as if they had been waiting for you to arrive and were so pleased to see you. They were helpful and so accommodating. We left our luggage there during the day... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a really nice B&B very clean and well appointed house, great breakfast, off road secure parking, just far enough outside the city centre to make it be conveniently located for all that Edinburgh has to offer. Only stayed one night wish it had been longer.

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Kernersville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for a total of 4 nights this month on our 2 week vacation in Scotland. Duncan and Elaine were wonderful hosts! We arrived from the airport much earlier than anticipated, but they greeted us warmly and immediately took us to our room. Everything was lovely in the rooms we stayed in - one room... More

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Oslo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Stayed here with 2 friends in May 2009. -All ladies in our 50's. One of my friends had been a returning guest for several years when she studied at the University, and insisted on all of us staying here. A good choice!! Lovely breakfast, nice hosts : Duncan loved his roses and I was pleased to join in the "rose"-conversation.... More

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Victoria, BC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

This is an impressive historic house, beautifully hand restored by the current owners. Rooms are large and well appointed. Mattress a little soft for my liking. Breakfast is exceptional and the hosts are very friendly and engaging people. The house is on outskirts of Edinburgh only a minute to the bus route, making travel into the city centre very convenient.

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Richmond, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Glendale House was our choice for 2 stays in July. The start of a Scotland trip and the end. We chose the right place. People seem to always come back to Glendale House. Very popular with the University. More PhD's and physicists at breakfast. Short and long term. Close to the University and easy access to the heart of Edinburgh.... More

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Chiavenna
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2011

Our stay at Glendale Guest House was perfect. The owners, Duncan & Elaine were very friendly and professional and made us feel very welcome in their beautiful Scottish home. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the coffee making facility was much appreciated. Excellent breakfast with a good choice including lovely homemade porridge. As our return flight was cancelled due... More

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Ruvo Di Puglia, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

A very clean and well kept B&B in a traditional Scottish residence, very professional with a familiar touch. Duncan and Elaine are just exceptional friendly and pay attention to any single detail, they prepare a fantastic Scottish breakfast and you eat as much as you like. We left Edinburgh and Scotland with the sensation we will go back some day... More

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Additional Information about Glendale House

Also Known As:
Glendale House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 5 Lady Road, Edinburgh EH16 5PA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Hotel Style:
Ranked #161 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For those wishing to enjoy Edinburgh's splendours Glendale House, situated in the conservation area of Craigmillar Park, 3km from Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street is an ideal base. The bedrooms at Glendale Guest House, mostly en-suite, are all named after Scottish lochs and are furnished with comfort in mind; all have central heating, remote controlled television with DVD player, direct dial telephones, hair driers, tea & coffee making facilities, Scottish mineral water and shortbread. A selection of DVDs, books and high speed internet with wireless connection are available and complimentary during our guests stay ... more   less 

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