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Wallace's Arthouse Scotland

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wallace was a very generous host. The room was extremely comfortable, clean and quiet with a good spacious white shower ensuite. The accommodation was in the Leith area, with excellent buses going into the city, taking about 7 minutes. There were good restaurants close to the regenerated Commercial Road area within walking distance of Wallace's B & B. Breakfast was... More 

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CAWallaceSHAW, Owner at Wallace's Arthouse Scotland, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous words.I am sure many others will appreciate reading them. Best Wishes, Wallace More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 4 nights and it was a quirky and fun Bohemian type of experience. Wallace runs his B&B efficiently and immaculately and stays to have breakfast with you and chat about a variety of subjects including the local area. The B&B decor is mostly white which is calming and the rooms are full of artifacts and art... More 

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CAWallaceSHAW, Owner at Wallace's Arthouse Scotland, responded to this review

Than you so much for your kind words. I am so glad that you were content to be here. I enjoyed having you stay at my place and hope to see you again!! Wallace xx More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That was our first B&B experience and couldn't be better. Wallace is a wonderful chap, good humor and always with a smart remark. Received us with a lovely smile and a tasty cup of tea. The house is very well decorated, rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast was like being in home, delicious and full of histories and memories. More... More 

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CAWallaceSHAW, Owner at Wallace's Arthouse Scotland, responded to this review

Was so lucky to have such kind guests. T hank you Marcelo and Marcia.I do hope to have you here sometime very soon. Wallace xx More 

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I completely concur with the previous reviewer. Wallace's B&B is tastefully decorated, the artefacts, artwork and books are in keeping with Wallace's wonderful character, and not pretentious. The room are large and clean. Wi-Fi is available. Breakfast is more than ample. To quote the previous reviewer, as he captured it so well, "A memorable stay in an elegant building owned... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I am slightly bamboozled as to where the preceding reviewers actually stayed because it could surely not have been the same place.?... We had the pleasure of staying at Wallace's wonderful B&B filled with artefacts, paintings and a truly wonderful collection of books. The large rooms were spotless and the ever amenable Wallace left us plates of sweets & little... More 

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CAWallaceSHAW, Owner at Wallace's Arthouse Scotland, responded to this review

I thank you for such a kind write-up. I brings me much relief to have these very kind words !! Wallace. x More 

Strasbourg, France
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Despite Wallace's friendlyness, it's not anymore a great place to stay. one can feel Wallace is tired. The room isn't that clean (dust, old carpets), the shower need to be renovated. Breakfast was croissants, bread, scones frome the day before, and fruit salad. no Scottisch breakfast. As for advices, Wallace said we could park for free in his area, but... More 

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CAWallaceSHAW, Owner at Wallace's Arthouse Scotland, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you were unhappy here. I did ask if you had any worries but you did not tell me of these. Of course I had to buy my baked goods the day before as it is too early in the morning to find the places where i shop to be open. I serve things as freshly... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Today we are checking out from a 2 nights stay with Wallace Apartment. Wallace is a very nice person & kind at heart. His apartment is in the second floor of a very historic building. the room we got was very nice & comfortable it had a nice bathroom and comfortable beds & pillows - we slept very well. The... More 

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Crawfordjohn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

You can tell Wallace loves meeting people and making them feel at home. The room we had was clean and comfortable and had everything we required. We didn't spend much time in the accommodation as had busy plans out and about in town but I can tell should we have had more time Wallace would have welcomed us round his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here often and it's almost a home from home now. Wallace is the most generous and welcoming of hosts... He has created a fantastically elegant and contemporary retreat within this splendid Leith Landmark building. Full of quirky design details... Wonderful contemporary artworks ( The house doubles as a Gallery and exhibition space, so there is always something new... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Wallace went out of his way to make sure that I was well taken care of. I was attending a conference and he helped with my transportation needs, by taxi, bus, or walking. Had early morning appointments and he was always ready with my morning tea. The room was very spacious and clean. During my constant travels I usually stay... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I have a simply designed bed and breakfast with two en suite queen size rooms. There is central heating and wifi in all rooms. Breakfast is a simple affair with cereals, fresh fruits, a variety of local healthy breads as well as fruit juices and teas or coffee. There is a comfortable sitting room and is within 15 minutes walking distance from the centre of Edinburgh, Leith (the local area) is blessed with many good eating places including 2 Michelin starred restaurants and also good fresh seafood eateries. There is good public transport in to the city area as well as taxi services. You will have a warm welcome to the Arthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wallace's Arthouse Scotland

Address: 41/4 Constitution Street, Edinburgh EH6 7BG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Wallace's Arthouse Scotland Edinburgh
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