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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very warm welcome and excellent accommodation. Ideally situated for a relaxing walk into the city centre and there are excellent restaurants just around the corner. Only one small criticism, a box of tissues in the bedroom would have been useful !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ellesmere House is a lovely guesthouse overlooking a park (Bruntsfield Links) in a pretty, quiet neighbourhood within easy and pleasant walking distance of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. It's also close to Edinburgh's vast and serene The Meadows. I stayed in an immaculately clean room with a beautiful view. The continental breakfast was fine if a bit basic (the cooked Scottish... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very comfortable. Tastefully decorated and with thoughtful touches. Great location. Very central, close to shops, theatres, meadows. Parking a little awkward as per Edinburgh. Very nice breakfast, might be nice to have potato scones? Shared breakfast table perhaps not to everyone's taste. Maybe weekend breakfast could go on till 10? These are basically trivial quibbles. Very nice accommodation and Jack... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous guest house right next to a lovely park. The host was friendly, and the breakfast was delicious. Parking isn't free, but that's what you get when you stay so close to the center of the city. There is a very inexpensive parking garage a 7 minute walk away, however, Couldn't really ask for more!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Ellesmere House is run by Lisa and her staff.who are 5 star people in a 5 star establisment. They cater for your every wish. The rooms and bedding are immaculate and are huge. Everything you require is provided. Breakfast is excellent with a huge choice . The house is in a lovely area and is very close to town centre... More 

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

We stayed in a double room which was nicely decorated, the furniture very tasteful, the bed extremely comfortable and well equipped with tea/coffee making facilities. The decanter of port was most welcome. the breakfasts were lovely with a great selection to accommodate everyone. It was within walking distance of Edinburgh. We were made to feel at home from the onset... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We were lucky to get a cancellation at the Ellesmere. Received a very warm welcome on arrival. Many thanks for a pleasant and comfortable stay and a nice touch to have Port in the room for a nightcap or two - very much appreciated. Would like to have stayed longer but unfortunately they were fully booked.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Ellesmere House. Accommodations were fine, across from the park setting of Bruntsfield Links. Breakfast was quite enjoyable, looking out onto Lisa's courtyard. On the day of our very early excursion Lisa provided a nice take-away the night before and even set out some cream for my in-room coffee. Parking during the day is certainly... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stayed for one night. The room was really nice and clean with all facilities expected. The full Scottish breakfast was heavenly. The owner was very cheerful and welcoming. Overall a great place to stay.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Stayed 2 nights while working our way along The John Muir Way in July. Excellent location, nice quiet street, and very clean and comfortable. This is a terrific base camp for exploring the city sights. Go there if you can!

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Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighborhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Victorian Town House offering Boutique Bed and Breakfast accommodation located in central Edinburgh, beside the historic Bruntsfield Golf Links & the Meadows. Within walking distance of all major attractions - Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile, Museums & Universities. A surprisingly peaceful and scenic city centre location. Breakfast includes pastries, cereals, fruit and a 'Full Scottish' cooked breakfast. Wherever possible all produce is local or from within the British Isles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ellesmere House

Address: 11 Glengyle Terrace | Bruntsfield, Edinburgh EH3 9LN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood , Bruntsfield
Price Range: $158 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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