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The Armadillo Guest House

12 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland (West End)
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The Armadillo Guest House
Ranked #228 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had the most marvellous city break in Edinburgh. What a beautiful city full of such friendly people. We were recommended by friends to The Armadillo and dear Trish may I say you were integral to the success of our trip. Leaving the guest house every morning with a full tummy after a wonderful nights sleep in your... More

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Ithaca, New York, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We had the double room on the 4th floor with a private shower. No elevator, no help with the luggage. The room was clean and adequate, facing the back, so no street noise, but you can hear everything in the room next door. However, the biggest problem is that the owner/manager was quite unhelpful and did not seem truthful. The... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We went to the Armadillo Guest House after we decided not to stay another night in the terrible B&B we stayed before. The Guest House in clean and the location was brilliant as it is only 10 mins walking distance from the city centre. The landlady was friendly and very helpful. The room was nice and the bathrrom was spacicous... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

What a fantastic guesthouse, we stayed here for 2 nights during the festival. Excellent location, ten mins walk from main city centre. Our room was lovely and spacious, bed slightly bigger than your average double en suite, good hot shower and fluffy towels. Tea, coffee making facilities and greeted by an attentive proprietor. Trish could not have been more helpful,giving... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We booked in and were given three rooms on three floors. Two did not have attached toilets. Only one top floor room had an attached toilet. Other rooms had to share the toilet with other guests occupying rooms on the same floor. No free parking. Was directed to a friends garage who charged 10 quid for parking overnight as owner... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

I stayed in the Armadillo with my wife for a couple of nights and found it to be a great base to explore Edinburgh. The rooms were nice and very clean. The breakfast was amazing and set us up for the day. The owner Trish was very friendly and happy to give us tips on places to go and things... More

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College Station, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I flew from Texas to join my Professor friend from Salzburg and his conversational English class for the 2012 Edinburgh Castle Royal Military Tattoo in early September. Trish is a wonderful owner, manager and hostess. It is a very clean facility, the breakfasts are wonderful, and it was very quiet at night. We walked lots of times between the guest... More

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Athens, Greece
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I was visiting Edinburgh on a business trip last November. I had stayed for 3 nights in a pretty good B&B on Minto Street before the landlady told me I had to leave. I was ok with that and called the Armadillo. On the phone I immediately sensed I would have problems since the person I spoke to sounded rude... More

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I was on a conference so it was close to the conference centre I also spent some leave to visit attractions in Edinburgh and this guesthouse is close to almost everything. I found the guest house, clean, warm and friendly. Trish the owner made he feel at home. I had a bedroom overlooking the back which was peaceful. My bed... More

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Memmingen, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I love this convenient accommodation, there´s no redundant luxury but such a homely atmosphere which you won't find in Edinburgh again. The owner Trish is very friendly and courteous. If you have questions or need a Taxi you can always talk to her, great :-) ! Breakfest is very good and rooms are clean with nice facilities. Distance to Grasmarket... More

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Also Known As:
The Armadillo Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
The Armadillo Guest House Hotel
The Armadillo Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 12 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Ranked #228 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
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