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Forres, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I'd seen mostly good reviews about this place and so decided to stay here for the night with my daughter, who was a little wary about it being out so far from town, but we gave it the benefit of the doubt and we got let down. From the outside, it looked half decent, but things quickly went downhill when...

Thank family25traveller
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Comfortable clean reasonable size ground floor room with ensuite...good wifi connection. Very friendly hosts..good price too...close to bus stop to get into city..frequent. Would recommend. DIY breakfast.

Thank Marie A
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight with my partner got the top room, The lady is really friendly thanks for your hospitality , this is simple as it gets, 2 beds tv and toast and tea making facility's , it's extremely cheap, it did smell of cigarettes tho, and had a shared bathroom, I wasn't too concerned, The safety is a huge issue, the...

Thank goldensurfer23
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Abileen Guest House is a 25 minute walk from Waverley Station. The accommodation is close to a laundromat (Ace Cleaning Centre, 13 South Clerk St) and a Sainsbury's supermarkert (also on South Clerk St). It is also close to Holyrood Park/Arthur's Seat (take Salisbury Road). I stayed for four nights on two separate occasions, both times in the single room...

Thank violin121
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Myself and a friend went down for the night to Edinburgh at the weekend to surprise a friend for her birthday. I searched online and Abileen Guest House was one of the cheaper places to stay for the night. It was only about a 15 min walk from the centre of town. We got there about 5pm and the landlady...

Thank Haley C
Reviewed September 18, 2014

I booked and paid for two nights but couldn't stay after the first. The hotel was awful, tiny bed, completely different from what I saw on the websites. Rooms had a very strong smell. Left with a flu. Horrible horrible experience :(

3Thank Dagogo W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed here for almost a month in August (our second visit) as this year we were coming up for the whole Fringe Festival. The guest house is ten mins walk from the city centre. The room was perfect and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was in the fridge for us to help ourselves as we wanted. Lynn our...

1Thank Car0leC47
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Me and my friend stayed here 16th June till 19th June 2014 We were given a lovely welcome the place itself was clean and tidy the room was fab would recommend it to everyone. Breakfast was supplied we had a little fridge with orange juice butters cheese milk etc cereal and fresh bread so you could get up have breakfast...

Thank dougle64
Reviewed February 10, 2014

This B&B is ideal for anyone visiting Edinburgh. You are only a 10 min walk to the centre. The lady who runs it is very accommodating. The rooms are tidy and clean. the beds were comfortable and the continental breakfast included is great for the price. Basically this place does exactly what it says on the tin; I was very...

Thank lordbarney
Alberton, South Africa
Reviewed August 14, 2013

This guest house is well priced and the location is 10 min. from Edinburgh city central.Neat and clean. Loved the kitchenette in tne built in cupboard!Nice restaurants in the area.Bus stop in front of guest house.Not lots of parking but make sure you are there before 14h00 for safe parking.We loved Edinburgh!!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family B&B est. 1967 in Georgian villa, easy walking distance of castle, palace, museum, theaters and shopping malls. Buses from our door to city centre. Facilities include private car park, sky TV free WIFI, fridge in rooms, en-suite and basic rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abileen Guest House

Address: 46 Minto Street, Edinburgh EH9 2BR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $59 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't choose this hotel or any of the rooms in it is the best advice I can give”
 of 5 bubbles family25traveller, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Attic room has a good view of Arthur's Seat”
 of 5 bubbles 738haleyc, Apr 29, 2015 | Read review
“Twin room it has beautiful views”
 of 5 bubbles dougle64, Jun 22, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room at back of guest house as Minto st. is a busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles TheresaBurger, Aug 14, 2013 | Read review
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