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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 #208 of 441 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My stay at the Armadillo Guesthouse was great. The location is probably one of the best locations as far as Bed and Breakfasts go. You are located about 10 minutes walking from the Castle and 12 minutes walking from the Royal Mile. There are also many bus stops close by that you are able to catch that will bring you... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Had a great holiday break here . Landlady Trish greeted us very warm and friendly . The room was exceptional in cleanliness and comfort, breakfast was a delight fresh and tasty. The guest house is very near to the city centre and a 10 min walk to the castle . Restaurants and friendly pubs make for a lovely stay in... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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Colombo
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35 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Address: 12 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Armadillo Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
The Armadillo Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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