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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves in a very spacious en-suite room with typical Georgian high ceilings, giving a very airy feel and the room was spotlessly clean, The hosts were very friendly and helpful and made us feel extremely welcome. A good range of breakfast options were available, including a great full Scottish breakfast. Although there is no parking on site, there...

Thank ian372016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay at Ashlyn Guest House. We came for a conference and explore Edinburgh. The room was very clean and we had a lovely breakfast! Perfect stay and can only recommend especially great for a quick city break/ weekend trip!

Thank Olivia D
Lindsey K, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

Olivia- thanks for your positive review of our bed and breakfast. Really glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in Edinburgh.

Reviewed August 31, 2016

At Peter we spent four days. It's very kind and attentive host. His house and the rooms are comfortably furnished and kept clean. Immediately after our arrival we received a map of Edinburgh, information about parking and bus transportation (bus stop outside the house). Peter thank you very much for the care you gave us.

Thank Petr S
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Lovely Guest House just on the outskirts of the city. Clean and traditional character, flex service. Stayed 4 nights, because we got tickets for the brilliant Edinburgh Military Tattoo on Saturday night. Fine breakfast. Located on 3 well serviced bus routes. Botanic Garden nearby, pub and restaurants in the neighborhood.

Thank Peter Q
glyn in yorks
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Just got back from a 3 night stay at Ashlyn guest house. Lovely Victorian house, spotlessly clean . Brilliant breakfast and lovely hosts, nothing too much trouble. Excellent transport by bus to city centre and very frequent. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

Thank glyn_star
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stayed here on the May bank holiday weekend when visiting Edinburgh to attend a wedding, and this place impressed us both, a well-kept house inside and out. The standard and size of the room was impressive and the cleanliness was impeccable (we had to complement the proprietor on the cleanliness when checking out). A comfortable stay and the breakfast...

Thank Y2AJ
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Lovely Guest House just on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Located on a well serviced bus route. Bus tickets are £1.60 for any journey in the borough or £4.00 for a day ticket (great value). Great breakfast, nice quiet and clean room. Flexible owners. The Guest House is located close to the Botanical Gardens.

Thank Terri C
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Just back from a very pleasant weekend break in Edinburgh where we stayed in one of the best city b&bs that we have ever used. Beautiful old house on Inverleith Row, so very handy for Botanics and buses into town. We were in Room 5 which is a very large family room and faces onto the rear garden so very...

Thank michael f
Lindsey K, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

Michael, thank you so much for your very positive review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay in our large double room and that your breakfast kept you going through lunch! We hope to see you again in Edinburgh.

Reviewed March 7, 2016

Stayed in room 5, a lovely well appointed large room overlooking the gardens at the back of the property. Quiet and comfortable, containing a washbasin in the room, with access to a private bathroom 5 steps down the corridor. Bathroom was reasonably sized with a larger than average shower. The breakfast provided was of extremely high quality, and the menu...

Thank James B
Lindsey K, Owner at Ashlyn Guest House, responded to this review

Hi James, thanks for taking the time to review your stay at our guest house. We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much and glad you enjoyed the breakfast. Hope to see you again in Edinburgh at some point in the future.

Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner absolutely loved staying here, we apologise for such a late review (only just got the hang of this) but after staying in what seemed to be 5* we can honestly say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Ashlyn. So convenient for getting to and from the centre and our hosts were so kind and helped...

Thank Bethany R
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ashlyn Guest House

Address: 42 Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5PY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $91 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashlyn Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms at the back are very quiet and overlooking a garden”
 of 5 bubbles terric631, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“Quiet rooms are on the back of the building, not all rooms are en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 392michaelf, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
“The new big family room is beautiful and huge.”
 of 5 bubbles alanmcase, Jun 27, 2015 | Read review
“Variety of rooms available, including a single.”
 of 5 bubbles 279jg, Aug 26, 2014 | Read review
“If you're a light sleeper / disturbed by traffic - ask for a room facing the back of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles SimBuc, Aug 28, 2013 | Read review
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