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Allison House Hotel

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit to Allison House during the Ed Fringe .Although the hotel has changed ownership we were not disappointed. It is a good value ,comfortable base ,close to the city centre ( regular buses late into the evening) only 10/15 mins or a 20/25 minute walk to the main Fringe locations. The breakfasts are really very good... More 

Thank Stephen R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 3 nights at the Allison House Hotel booked at the last minute for the Edinburgh Festival. We were very happy with it. The staff were friendly and helpful, the room small but comfortable and the location handy for the city centre. It is about a twenty to twenty five minute walk, but buses go by all the time... More 

Thank barbara w
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Room 9. Although clean & functional it was dated with a poorly working en-suite shower. We were also unable to close the room window which kept my wife awake with the noise from a busy street. Breakfast was average, nothing on offer that wowed me. The host, an oriental gentleman, was very friendly & helpful. I got lured... More 

Thank SET71
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had room 8 which had a glorious view over Arthur's Seat. The beds were comfortable and everything we needed was supplied. The breakfasts were excellent with a large choice of cereals and cooked breakfasts plus juices and beverages.

Thank Alicia S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, only 4 criticisms 1 the bathroom was not in the room, 2 there was no mirror in the room 3, some of the cartons of milk were off, 4 parking was woefully inadequate. On the plus side the bed was large and comfortable, staff very nice especially lady serving breakfast. The breakfast was good and... More 

Thank Donna W
Dartford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Booked this hotel for a 1, night stay en-route to the Scottish Highlands via booking.com. On arrival we were warmly greeted and given a glass of fresh orange while we waited for our room to be finished being prepared. We were given room No.1 which was a ground floor room overlooking the garden and hillside views. The room was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stayed for 2 nights recently. Family run hotel, friendly, clean, tidy and cosy. My room was towards the back, spacious and quiet. Owners were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Choices of lovely cooked breakfast. Free parking spaces at front of hotel. Toiletries are provided. Free wi fi. Convenient for town centre, walking takes about 20 minutes or... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We found hotel on Hotels.com, and could not be happier. We were greeted after our flight from Canada by a friendly young man. Our room was not ready but we were able to change and leave our luggage. The location is excellent, easy access to downtown by bus and easy to fine by car if you choose. The breakfast and... More 

Thank Traveller O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights, last week, 5th and 6th June . I had stayed 3 years ago under the previous owner and that was good, but Colin Chan has improved the decor, and kept the breakfast as good under the original staff. He let us have the room early, he showed us and carried the luggage to our room(most... More 

Thank Bob F
Birkirkara, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Family run concern, very close to centre and also parking spaces available. Breakfast was very good and the owner if I recall the name David and his wife were always ready to help us out. would recommend this hotel

Thank Jeffrey M
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Allison House is a small budget priced Georgian building situated on the South side of Edinburgh in a predominantly residential area, where we are just a short bus ride away from all major tourist attractions. Due to our central location all our guests can take advantage of that most valuable commodity in Edinburgh, free off street parking! For guests travelling on business or pleasure we provide a comfortable haven for you to work and relax in, our recently refurbished bedrooms all have a private shower room, TV, telephone,free wireless internet access, trouser press, hair dryer, ironing facility, complimentary tea and coffee as well as a drink from our complimentary decanters of Whisky and Sherry. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Allison House Hotel

Address: 17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2AX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $67 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Allison House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Allison House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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