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19 Mayfield Rd | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 2NG, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #355 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Ossett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stayed at Glenallan over the Hogmany period. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The location is great with a regular bus service right outside Glenallan Breakfast was cooked and served right in fron of us - with choice of eggs offered included cheese/vegetable omelettes, cooked to perfection (green chillies - ooohhh luvly) would recommend Glenallan to all and... More 

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Elgin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

The Glenallan Guest House (Now Known As The Cresent) (19 Mayfield Road, Edinburgh) Arrived there at Midday, had to ring the doorbell for about 10 minutes before someone came and answered. We were greeted by a young woman in her Dressing gown and PJ's. Upon arrival we were told that we couldnt check in until 3pm. Rooms were nice looking,... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

We arrived without booking, were made to feel very welcome, and greeted with a smile. The room was excellent, well appointed, and very clean and comfortable. When we travel to Edinburgh again, we would certainly stay at the Glenallan, and would have no hesitation in recommending it to friends and family.

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ireland
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18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

Just back from Edinborough and we stayed in the Glenallen for 2 nights (its too long a story) but anyway I would agree with most of the other travellers who stayed there. Rooms were nice on this occasion and in fairness we were put up at short notice having been given the runaround by another hotel group. Scottish breakfast was... More 

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Paris
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2009

Unlike the other reviews we found this place very nice! The rooms are spacious, well decorated beautiful set, bathrooms renovated, the house prepared breakfast, warm welcome, the owners friendly, smiling and ready to give all possible services, the location off, even though in the neighborhood all beds years breakfasts, which allows for quiet nights and relaxing, and the price honest... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2009

Although the location is good, and the house clean, the staff are lazy and rude and clearly do not wish to have guests in their guest house. They just want to take your money and do nothing!! first of all they tried to over charge us as we'd paid a deposit - they tried to charge us the whole amount.... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2009

We booked two rooms for 2 nights, on arrival was told a leak so couldnt stay there they put us into one of their other guesthouses which was dirty with only 1 bathroom for 13 guests, breakfast was disgusting stale toast and cheap muesli they didnt answer phone for pick up, they moved us again the next day to another... More 

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london
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2009

DO not stay here if you can avoid it!! Not worth the money at all!! Please take note that i did see the reviews but thought it would be worth the try but it is not! The main problem with this accommodation is the staff- they are unhelpful and rude. When we arrived to check into our room for the... More 

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sydney
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2007

We had read good reviews,so we booked this guesthouse 4 months in advance. Our experience from start to finish was a nightmare. On arrival, our "host", was surprised to see us, denied our booking and only after being shown confirmation, conceded, with bad grace, that we could stay. She then insisted in full payment in advance. The room had no... More 

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Berlin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2007

I booked this B&B for my first wedding anniversary seven months before our stay in September. Through the booking website I paid a deposit and received my confirmation for the reasonable 60 pound per night room. We love B&Bs for the cosy atmosphere and usually great breakfast. I had booked so far in advance because I knew it was the... More 

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Additional Information about Glenallan

Address: 19 Mayfield Rd | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 2NG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Hotel Style:
Ranked #355 of 444 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Glenallan is an elegant Victorian house, full of original features. We offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with attention to detail and luxury. We are ideally placed in a central location on a main bus route. There is a private car park. We provide superb breakfasts with local and home-made produce. Glenallan is completely non-smoking. Children over 8 are welcome. We have 4 comfortable double or twin rooms, all either ensuite or with private bathroom. ... more   less 
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Glenallan Edinburgh, Scotland

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