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Ashcroft Farmhouse

Certificate of Excellence
East Calder | Nr. Edinburgh, Livingston EH53 0ET , Scotland
Ashcroft Farmhouse
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. We found our host, Elizabeth, to be affable and very helpful, she is also a great cook! The rooms are very well appointed and comfortable. It is close to Edinburgh but very tranquil.

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay here. Unfortunately the weather was not ideal but we don't expecxt Austrlian weather in this area, but the warmth of the 'Scott's welcome' makes up for it! Hope you will come again in the future. More 

humberside
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We should have stayed at whitecroft which is next door to Ashcroft, but this was curtailed through a serious operation but elizibeth mother in law jumped in help as her cruise had to be cancelled. Her guest house was supurb , rooms excellent and the breakfast could not be better .A better guest house will hard to find but the... More 

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

We were delighted to be able to help out when Lorna was taken ill and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Lorna is now fully reovered so just get in touch with her when you are in the area again. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Excellent stay very comfortable and obliging On sustrans route with safe cycle storage. Lovely lovely couple running b&b. Beautiful garden to look around and an incredible breakfast . I would thoroughly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone cycling or walking in the area.

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thak you for taking the time to send a review, it is much appreciated. Hope your cycling holiday was a great success and the weather was kind to you. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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127 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A perfect B&B. Elizabeth is a perfect host (I am not surprised she won so many awards, well deserved!!), super-nice, fun and witty. She clearly is a professional! B&B is very nice and the room was very clean. The B&B is definitely off the beaten path but if you have a car you can easily reach a Park & Ride... More 

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks you so much for your very positive informative review which will be helpful to prospective guests. I love what I do and meeting people from all over the world is a bonus. More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our second stay at ASHCROFT. Our first visit was only two short nights. This time we stayed for four. Elizabeth and Derek Scott could not be better hosts. The rooms are well appointed and nicely decorated. They have added smenities such as a dressing table and mirrors placed where you can use them. The linens and towels are... More 

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Glad you arrived home safely and delighted that you enjoyed your stay, where I tried to fatten you up every morning! It is lovely when previous guests make a return visit as we know that we must be doing something right. The free Park & Ride is a great asset for us as parking in Edinburgh is a nightmare and... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Very clean, comfortable beds, a breakfast which ensured i was up and ready in the morning! , i would definitely stay here again, a homely and relaxed environment, ran by friendly people - Derek and Elizabeth......well done!!

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. I try to make sure that my guersts leave here after having enjoyed a healthy hearty breakfast which will set them up for the day. Please come again. More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

wont get cleaner comfortable beds great breakfasts Elizabeth and derek perfect hosts very friendly and helpfull work away from home alot and this the best establishment i have stayed in highly recomended

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review and I hope that your Company has business in this area again in the future so that you can come and enjoy good Scottish hospitality. It makes all the difference to your day if you have a nice big breakfast, doesn't it! More 

Wisbech, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

never disapointing always perfect !! such great hosts and such a comfortable bed !!great breakfast good fun .always comfy Derek and Elizabeth are just fabulous hosts ,perfection !! lovely garden and so quiet

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

We love when Carol comes to stay as she 'appreciates' Derek'smusical renditions on his harmonica after breakfast. We are very lucky that we have a tremendous repeat business which means that we must be doing something right! Don't take too long to make a return trip from Portugal to Bonnie Scotland. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights over New Year and had a lovely time. The room was clean and comfortable, the breakfasts were very good and hearty - Elizabeth made sure that my husband had gluten and dairy free options. Finally, Elizabeth and Derek were an absolute delight - super friendly, chatty and made us feel very welcome.

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seventysix333, Owner at Ashcroft Farmhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We can cope with all allergies here and the Supermarkets are now stocking all sorts of allergy products which makes it very easy for us to provide you with whatever you require. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay over New Year. More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Chose this b&b for it's proximity to the Airport/Royal Highland Centre, 7 miles, & what a good choice it was. Room, cleanliness & parking facilities were all great. Elizabeth, the owner, was very attentive & an excellent host. Breakfast times were flexible from 6.45 which suits if you have an early start. Breakfast was very hearty with all local hand... More 

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