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Goblin Ha' Hotel

Main Street, Gifford EH41 4QH, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 4 Gifford B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Simon E Stamford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lucky find, once again my business takes me north to Edinburgh thinking that the Athens of the North would be at this time of the year ridiculously over crowded and expensive my colleague and I found this little gem. Beautifully situated, this is a traditional Inn with excellent food and drink, but the best thing was the welcome... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helpful, friendly staff. Comfortable room. Lovely restaurant and bar. Superb location. A great place to stay! We would happily stay there again. Ideal for Edinburgh and surrounding area, plus the east coast.

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Great review - many thanks! We try hard at the Goblin and train the team relentlessly......we are not the Hilton but always push the team to raise the bar providing great friendly service, freshly prepared food and cosy comfortable rooms. Thanks again Grant More

Morpeth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

staff very helpful, reasonable prices, great location for getting into Edinburgh, restaurant food good (Sizzling Cajun Chicken was great) and Summer Lightening beer excellent. Tasty breakfast. Very popular which is a good sign

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Ah the Summer Lighting gets everyone (other real ales are available)! Many thanks for your review, we love praise! Hope to see you back a gain soon Grant More

Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The large number of people visiting this Inn is a very good sign of it's popularity. It is situated in a village some four miles away from a larger conurbation and whilst we stayed for four nights it was always popular and they have a lot of tables to fill. Waiting staff are very good and are well led by... More

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Brilliant review! Many thanks, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Come back soon! Grant More

1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Goblin Ha' after a long, tiring journey. The young lady who greeted us could not have been more sympathetic or helpful. We were shown to a delightful room, where we quickly refreshed. When we later went downstairs, we were offered every amenity, and we found every member of staff to be as eager to please as the... More

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. The sink in room 6 is small due to the size restrictions in the bathroom....it's impossible to fit anything else in! We do have network coverage for some mobile operators but other can be patchy....... Many thanks Grant More

Airdrie
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Visit Goblin Ha again last night. Food as usual very tasty. Calamari. Crispy and not greasy. BBQ Burger had great flavours along with accompaniments. Homemade coleslaw fantastic. Great choose of food for adults and kids alike. Waiter was so friendly to the children who loved popping outside to the 'secret garden ' after courses.

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Hello! Many thanks for you generous comments - the team love them! Hope to see you back again soon. Regards Grant More

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice place, nice breakfast nice people. oh I need to type more. Erm, yes very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very very Good.

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Alastair R....we love you! Great review...many thanks. You are welcome back any time! Regards Grant More

West Kirby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The location was very good and we had no problem parking very close by. The staff were all very helpful, friendly and efficient. The decoration of the room was very tired and the light-pull above the bed was loose from the ceiling. The only socket for use with the kettle (and hair-drier) was at skirting board height and the cable... More

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Chris T, I am sorry that we did not meet your expectations. Unfortunately we are stuck with an old building and although we have recently refurbished all rooms, there are little niggles from time to time that you wouldn't see in a Premier Inn. Hopefully you appreciated the ambience, location and the service priovided by our team. Regards Grant More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Let me start by saying I know that the majority of the hotel is an old building which has it's charm. However my gripe is with the modern extension. I've seen sooo many reviews here where people bring up very valid points about the place being unclean or dated only to have their views shot down by the managers go... More

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. I agree that we have neglected the conservatory a bit...there are a few reasons for this (pending redevelopment) but we have no excuses for poor cleaning. Sometimes when you are in the same environment everyday you stop seeing the detail......we have no attacked the issues! On the food, I... More

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a great time here. We were in that neck of the woods for a meeting and to take in the Royal Highland show (the show was excellent if your thinking of going next year - only 25 mins away). Very friendly and helpful staff, nothing to much trouble, food was excellent, we ate on two nights, both meals... More

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Grant O, General Manager at Goblin Ha' Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jim O, many thanks for your generous comments - our team love the praise..... You are of course right, Gifford is a fantastic little village with great locals and a huge following of drive out guests from near and far that seem to love what we do at the Goblin. My team are amazing and genuinely do everything to... More

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Address: Main Street, Gifford EH41 4QH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Gifford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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The Goblin Ha' is a warm and inviting country inn with seven comfortable bedrooms. The two bars are full of character with log burning fires and great friendly service serving a selection of real ales, beers, spirits and wines.Our varied menu contains something for everyone and is freshly prepared to strict guidelines and recipes by our team of chefs using only Scottish assured beef. ... more   less 
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