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Albyn Townhouse

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   16 Hartington Gardens | off viewforth, Edinburgh EH10 4LD, Scotland (Bruntsfield)
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Ranked #30 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in Oct 2013. Its a very stylish and comfortable B&B at a very nice location. Old City, the heart of Edinburgh is walkable in 20-25 min, otherwise buses are available from nearby. B&B has car parking, though it gets little sqeezed with other occupants and you need to be a skillful driver. It has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night. Location was very quiet - no through road. I would imagine that if I had brought a car - parking might have been an issue. Very welcoming, very comfortable, great shower! Breakfast was delicious - fruit, cereals, home made cakes and cooked options...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed at premises for a long weekend. We were in room 7 at the very top of house, lovely view of Edinburgh over the roof tops. Room was beautifully decorated with a huge bed. Breakfast was lovely and everything cooked fresh and everyone is extremly friendly and helpful. Parking is limited and you do have to pay £5 a night.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This lovely B & B is full of character. Albyn is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood about a thirty-minute walk to the center of town. It’s five minutes walk to a main drag where you can catch a bus or a taxi. Buses run quite frequently. Proprietors Lydie and David were extremely welcoming and offered valuable tips about restaurants,... More

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Clean, very comfortable rooms, good breakfasts, friendly staff, and a truly charming hostess. This house is back a quiet street (except for the neighboring school playground during the day, but that doesn't bother me), yet it's a block from a busy neighborhood with every kind of shop and lots of good restaurants. Very convenient for using the excellent city buses.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The proprietors Lydie & David are friendly and helpful. They have clearly thought very hard to think of anything that might make their guest's experience at the Albyn a good one. Our twin room was clean & comfortable. We had everything that we needed. The breakfast is out of this world with so many home... More

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I can't speak highly enough of your hostess Lydie. Her enthusiasm is infectious and she clearly loves what she does. Breakfast gets 10/10, all freshly cooked with lots of homemade goodies. This guesthouse is better than a lot of high class hotels, sometimes it's the personal touch that counts.

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Faringdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Excellent Guest House. Proprietors were very welcoming and accommodated our every need. Situated within walking distance of city centre and also located close to the local shopping amenities. Will definately be back. '

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here in May 2014 and absolutely loved it. The location was perfectly situated on a quiet dead-end street in the neighbourhood of Bruntsfield. Lydie and David were fantastic hosts and we would highly recommend this B & B to anyone visiting Edinburgh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Our Home away from Home! Albyn has become the HQ for our family when visiting Edinburgh. The service, location, breakfast and cleanliness, they are all Great! Lydie and Dave really make you feel welcome. There are also very nice restaurants in the neighbourhood (Papilio and Three Birds for example). Albyn, we will be back (again!).

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Address: 16 Hartington Gardens | off viewforth, Edinburgh EH10 4LD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Bruntsfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Albyn Townhouse 4*
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Lovely Victorian townhouse 20 min walk to Old Town & all attractions. All en-suite quiet rooms, freeview TVs, Wifi, great breakfasts also for veggies and vegans, lots of homemade goodies! Private parking £5.00 Per night. On parle Francais! ... more   less 
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