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Violet Bank House

167 Lanark Road West, Edinburgh EH14 5NZ , Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This B&B is located in Currie - originally a village now within the city limits of Edinburgh on the southwest side, a short distance from the airport. Busses to the city center leave stop just a few meters from the B&B. There are two pubs with good menus within shouting distance, and other restaurants are within a 20-30 minute walk.... More 

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Arenzano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent just one night in this beautiful b&b and we felt like home. Both hosts were very helpful and they provided us all the informations we needed to visit the city. The room was ample and very comfortable and offered a view on the lovely rear garden; the en-suite bathroom was large and clean. Breakfast was rich, the buffet... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Violet Bank. Reta and John were very welcoming and very generous with help and advice about everything we needed from local buses to where to buy lunch for a sick uncle. Our room, and indeed the whole house, was spotless and very comfortable. Our room was at the back of the house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The beauty and comfort of the house was exceeded only by the hospitality of the host's. The bed and breakfast were beyond anything I expected, making it much more than a "bed and breakfast". Every detail was attended to, from dinner reservations to bus and train schedules and even boarding passes. You will not receive this kind of attention even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Really nice room with comfortable bed. House had lovely attention to detail. Breakfast was really nice. The hosts were really welcoming. Would definitely recommend. I couldn't find fault in this place. a great start to my trip.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Very comfortable, great attention to detail, breakfast table was set for my lefthanded husband after first morning, he was very pleased, first time ever! We got the bus into town right outside and fab walks on doorstep too. Very warm welcome.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is a delightful place to stay whether here for business or pleasure, travelling in company or alone. The hosts make you feel very welcome but are not intrusive, and it is great to have a guest lounge available.

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Somerset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My stay was very pleasant. My room was on suite and very large and comfortable room. The bed is so comfortable you may not want to ever get out of it:-) Breakfast was very nice and the fresh fruit which was served every morning was delicious and varied. The hosts are lovely and very friendly and go out of their... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed at this charming B & B for five nights in June and it's proximity to the city and public transport made this B&B a most enjoyable experience for us. John and Rita were charming, knowledgable and attentive hosts and we would highly recommend a stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very simple: house, breakfast, internal garden, hospitality are at the very top, a different, higher level also if they are compared with the best B&B we visited during our Scottish trip. Rooms are not the bigger and price are not cheap: but you cannot wait a cheap price from a service of this level. The owners are really friendly, with... More 

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