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The Victorian Town House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland
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Ranked #16 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A spacious room and a friendly, informative hostess are the hallmarks of this inn. Our group of three couples were on the lower level, but there was plenty of natural light in all three rooms. Reasonably close to public transportation, but not quite in the center of things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

There is very little that can be added to say what a wonderful time you will have if you stay here. Aileen is the best host you could wish for and the accommodation is second to none. Spent another 4 nights in Edinburgh and looking forward to another return visit in February. We have already booked our August 2015 trip... More

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Queesnland Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First I must say that DJ and I have stayed in a lot of places around the world and this one takes the cake....Our taxi driver was having difficulty finding this delightful bnb I knew that I had the right address but he wouldn't listen...told him to just stop at No 14 and check it out .... whammo there was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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 July 30, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

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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Castellonet
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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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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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Address: 14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victorian Town House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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