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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 #17 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2008
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Luton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2008

Meeting with Aileen, the landlady was amusing as I'm also called Aileen. My husband is Kenny and Aileen's brother who helps her is also called Kenny - felt like we were part of the family. There are 3 themed rooms at the Victorian Townhouse - the Caledonian, the Oriental and where we spent 3 nights- the Colonial - which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2008

The Victorian Town House deserves all of the great reviews. The rooms are absolutely beautiful - the decorations tastefully and thoughtfully done. They are also extremely spacious, with a sitting area in each - we stayed in both the Colonial and Caledonian rooms. Both of these rooms would be described as a suite in other hotels. Everything is spotlessly clean.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2008

We are from the US and recently spent 10 days in the UK. By far, the Victorian Townhouse was the nicest and most enjoyable place we stayed. We made our reservations directly with the the owner Aileen Reeves who was both friendly and helpful. Our room was attractive and comfortable and Aileen made sure that it was kept spotless. The... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

What an amazing B&B. I have never been made to feel more comfortable and at home when staying somewhere. A friend recommended ‘The Victorian Town House’ to myself and I can certainly see why. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and homely whilst and the decor is truly a touch of class. Aileen (the owner), is one of the nicest people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2008

Easy to get to from the airport, comfortable walk to downtown restaurants, Scottish Art Museum, Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle. The rooms are spacious and extremely well decorated. You won't need to eat again for 24 hours after a multiple course breakfast. Aileen couldn't have been nicer or more accomodating to us or our teenage children.

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2008

Just returned from a stay with my daughter at The Victorian Townhouse. This place gets top marks on all fronts! The hostess, Aileen, is friendly, warm, hospitable, fun. My daughter and she were "a match" from the start. Can't think where else you'd get a hug from the hostess on your way out the door as you're leaving? The place... More

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2008

We arrived at the townhouse at about half 11 on the Sunday. Aileen greeted us at the door and showed it straight to our room - and what a room it was. We stayed in the Caledonian Room which was amazing with its huge fireplace and comfortable sofa. The bathroom was equally as impressive. Everything was really clean. Aileen talked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2008

What can we say - the best B&B we've stayed in. Aileen is a fabulous host with a wicked sense of humour, and makes you feel very welcome. The B&B is perfectly located, with the centre of town and all the attractions in easy walking distance. Each themed room is spotlessly clean, with great attention to detail regarding all the... More

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Argyll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2008

The Victorian Town House is a fantastic B&B. Extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean, with a friendly, attentive and genuinely kind hostess (Aileen) who makes you feel like a true guest rather than a paying customer. We visit Edinburgh regularly and we're disappointed if Aileen doesn't have any rooms available!

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Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2008

We stayed at the Victorian Town House for three nights in March - left for an overnight farther north and then returned for one more night at the Victorian. We could not be more pleased with our choice! Aileen is so warm, friendly and helpful that you feel like you have known her for a long time. Her directions to... 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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