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The Victorian Town House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #14 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aileen Reeves is a magnificent host. You'll never starve if you stay with her. She sends you off with a bag of Muffins after a huge breakfast. The basement accommodation in the beautiful Victorian crescent is spacious, beautifully designed and felt like a second home. The breakfasts and conversations were great. Our room was bedecked with African artefacts and soft... More

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45 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this place because of trip advisor reviews a year before coming here Everything about this home is wonderful Aileen is a wonderful host super friendly warm and generous to a fault We stayed 8 nights and stayed in two rooms not the African one. The Caledonian is perhaps the best it is at the back of the house... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just moved on having stayed at the Victorian Town House in Edinburgh. What a great place. We were greeted by a wonderful warm woman called Aileen who made us feel like she'd known us for years. We stayed in the Colonial Room which was a great big room with a very tastefully decorated room with an African theme. The house... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice experience,our room was more than adequate with plenty or room to spread out. The location was good for getting into the main areas of the city and we found good eating places close by.....Aubar was a wonderful restaurant /bar. The host was friendly and helpful in all aspects and fed us a wonderful breakfast in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My hubby & I stayed here in Feb as we were getting married. My hubby works in conservation and loves period buildings, so the Townhouse was the ideal spot to stay. Aileen was an outstanding hostess & made our stay really special. She serves a first class breakfast as well!! We will defo be back.

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It's our first time in Edinburgh, a family of five and we got it absolutely right. Aileen is the best hostess I've ever come across. To start with, the house is a spacious Victorian house within 10 minutes walk from Princess St., in a nice crescent. The rooms we occupied, were very clean and with plenty of space to feel... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We found the accommodations clean, spacious and cheerful. Breakfasts were delicious and filling. The hostess, Aileen is as nice a person as you could hope to meet. She was very helpful when we were having problems with our car rental documentation and allowed us to use her office to solve the problem. The location is only a 15 minute walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Spent two nights at the Victorian and everything was just as others had said. Rooms were clean and well stocked. Aileen is fabulous - fantastic cook and hostess; helpful and pleasant! We felt completely at home. Location was perfect - within walking distance of everything we needed/wanted and very quiet.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Victorian Town House from June 20-22 and we were very pleased with the accommodation. Aileen is a charming hostess who made us feel very welcome. We arrived early after an international flight and she was okay with us dropping our luggage and freshening up before heading out to explore the city. The location... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Aileen is just full on. Her warmth and chattiness and genuine interest in you, just makes it easy for you to connect with her. She has the most awesome scottish breakfast and a great carafe of whisky and chocolates in the room. The cleaning is regular and good. She gave us really good advice which made our trip just wonderful.... More

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Address: 14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victorian Town House 4*
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