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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Emmaus House was absolutely the best place we could have stayed in Edinburgh. It was incredibly reasonably priced, perfectly located (less than a mile walk to the main part of town and surrounded by excellent restaurants and cafes), and our hosts couldn't have been friendlier. We enjoyed the breakfast every morning which, in addition to being hearty and having... More 

Thank papyas14
Umea, Sweden
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Emmaus House, when we decided to return to Edinburgh there was never any doubt of where to stay. The warm atmosphere and the friendly staff that we met last year made us feel like we were coming home. Our room had all we needed, comfortable beds, en-suite, peace and quiet. Breakfast is very nice,... More 

Thank Robert D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Friendly, polite, smiley lovely people welcomed us, feeling like at home immediately. Right in the heart of the city perfectly communicated. Very comfortable beds and lovely rooms, delicious breakfast in quality and quantity. Amazing value worth every penny. Cannot find the words to say how good it was. Just EXCELLENT !!!

Thank ROB552015
Danbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Emmaus houses this June for 4 nights and just loved it. We felt we were part of the community and enjoyed the food and the location. We highly recommend it. Of particular value to us was the communal prayer and the meals where we got to really know the other guests and Scots people.

Thank suzdanbury
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87 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My husband, daughter and I stayed at Emmaus House at the end of April 2016. It is a 20-minute walk from the city centre or you can take a bus which stops almost outside the door. Gilmore Place is a quiet street of Georgian houses just off a busy thoroughfare where there are shops, cafes, pubs etc. At the end... More 

Thank Rachael M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I was welcomed to Emmaus House as to a home. The room was beautiful, and very comfortable, with plenty of space to unpack and relax. Breakfast was plentiful and excellent (with good strong coffee!) and I enjoyed talking to other resident guests and staff. They were also absolutely fine about getting back late (2:00 am after a ceilidh...!) and I... More 

Thank JDodd575
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I have just stayed here for two nights and couldn't have been made more welcome. I felt very much at home and enjoyed the fact that breakfast was a communable table and the chat was interesting. My room was spacious and very light, everything was perfectly clean and I had a wonderful desk which was very useful as I had... More 

Thank joanna53
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

After a flight delay and a long bus journey, we were never expecting to be greeted with a warm cup of tea to sooth the cold that Scotland had greeted us with!! Thank you Janet! All of the management team were friendly and welcoming, and we were given a briefing of the city and best pubs and restaurants to go... More 

Thank kt132
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Emmaus House is absolutely lovely. It feels more like staying at someone's house than a hotel, but with all the benefits of a hotel! And there are jars of real biscuits in the rooms... The communal breakfast table is a lovely way to start the day, even for an introvert like me. It's comfortable, clean, and has a lovely informal... More 

Thank VisitingForANight
Coolangatta, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

I want to thank the beautiful people who run Emmaus House for the care they took of our Australian teenagers on their first trip away from home. After initially making a booking for my daughter in a single room, I changed our booking many times until there were six (or was it seven!!) 'gappies' in a family room and then... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inclusive Christian community offering accommodation for holiday, business/study or retreat. Warm welcome irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, religious tradition. Guests welcome to share in meals; meet others from around the world & local visitors. Near city centre,so easily reached on foot or by bus. Convenient to theatres, cinemas, restaurants, pubs, EICC, universities. Georgian terraced villa. Accommodation: family, double, twin, single - most en-suite. Ground floor room available. Sitting room. Wifi internet. Happy to help with enquiries about the house, this wonderful city, local transport, and other local attractions in Lothian. Our visitor reviews give a very good perspective on staying with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

Address: 14 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $93 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO Scotland
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