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Abercorn Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   1 Abercorn Terrace | Joppa Portobello Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH152DD, Scotland
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Ranked #38 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this guest house after a family party .When we arrived there was a slight hiccup with our booking but this was very quickly sorted and the owners were very apologetic snf gave us a discount .The hiccup was only a mix up of rooms all the other aspects were very good .The room was warm and spotless... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Angie and Willie were wonderful hosts. We loved our morning chats over breakfast with Angie. What a lovely person! Made us feel at home. The room was clean, the bed was comfy and the shower was hot. The breakfasts wet great! We overate most mornings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Abercorn Guest House is located in Portobello, 5 min walk from the beach and a 20 min bus ride from downtown Edinburgh. Nice interior design, very stylish, but matching with the old style of the building. The rooms are beautiful and can rival good 5 star hotels. The owner is very friendly and keen on making your stay enjoyable.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from staying at Abercorn guest house and can't praise it enough! Beautiful rooms, even offered a larger room when one guest vacated without any extra charge. Very helpful, friendly owner, full of wisdom and information to make our stay more enjoyable. Breakfast was excellent. Good location, just a short bus ride into the centre of Edinburgh. Would definatley... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We travelled through the UK and Europe and this was definitely a highlight of our trip. The house was beautiful with spacious clean bedrooms.Plenty of side street parking and our host Angela was a gem. She provided information regarding places to see, what buses to catch and places to eat. The breakfast was delicious and excellent coffee, we were left... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I was very pleased with my stay at abercorn guest house. My mama and I stayed here in a double room last november for three nights. The cost was reasonable at £210 with full english breakfast. The interior design was beautiful with its elegant Victorian style. The breakfast was good; not a hundred of choices but enough to fill you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Just got back from a 2 night stay at this excellent guest house.This place is spotless,the room was very spacious and had everything you would need. Breakfast was freshly cooked to perfection and set you up for the day.The owner Angela was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. On our first morning she gave us a map of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed for two nights at Abercorn. Portobello is a good choice to stay if you want to see Edinburgh. It is easily accessible by car via the bypass, avoid going through the city. Parking is available without problem in the side streets around. A bus stop is a few meters away, two buses (15, 26) go directly to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Abercorn for the second time and it was as good as we remembered. It I s a lovely old manse house with well furnished, clean and good sized rooms. The owner Angela is a diamond who looks after you and is a great source of advice and suggestions. Breakfast was excellent, freshly cooked, tasty and plentiful. Although... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed about a week at this wonderfull b&b in Edinburgh . Very clean with an excellent breakfast and rooms like suites. The hotel is not near to the city center but with the bus (the bus stop is just outside of the hotel) you will be at the city center in 15 minutes max..

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Address: 1 Abercorn Terrace | Joppa Portobello Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH152DD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Abercorn Guest House 4*
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Abercorn is a large Victorian family property, an Old Manse built in 1870. This luxurious four-star GOLD accommodation offers double ,twin and family rooms for up to 5 persons. Easy access to city center every 10 minutes and close to sandy beach, shops and restaurants. A very warm welcome awaits, so why not book today and have a superb stay. ... more   less 
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