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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent couldnt fault anything owner john welcomed us and explained everything bring your ipod etc as sound system is built in to apartment everything immaculate def be back!! Good value close to town 12 o clock checkin/out coffee sugar milk provided for a start excellent place !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This review is a very long overdue one. It is better late than never right. We discovered Violet Bank House when searching for a B&B to stay in Edinburgh. Upon our arrival we were greeted by the friendly Reta and John. Our first impression was one of warmth and comfort. Our room was excellent. The bedding, the furniture, the decor... More 

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york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner spent two wonderful nights here while visiting the local sights.The owners,Reta and John, greeted us like friends and couldn't do more to make our visit better.From helping us with local knowledge to cooking us the perfect breakfast.We will definitely be returning.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

We have just had a fabulous 6 night stay at the Violet Bank House. There aren’t enough stars in the Trip Advisor review system to give it justice here – we would award it 10 if that was possible! From the initial booking, to the very warm and friendly welcome and throughout our stay, our whole experience was of total... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This B&B is an excellent choice for exploring the Edinburgh area. We stayed four nights. The room was spacious and clean. Reta and John make you feel welcome in their home. There is a nice lounge downstairs to enjoy. Breakfast is very good. Reta is so helpful with travel planning as she used to be in the tourism business. The... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This B&B is located in Currie - originally a village now within the city limits of Edinburgh on the southwest side, a short distance from the airport. Busses to the city center leave stop just a few meters from the B&B. There are two pubs with good menus within shouting distance, and other restaurants are within a 20-30 minute walk.... More 

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Arenzano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We spent just one night in this beautiful b&b and we felt like home. Both hosts were very helpful and they provided us all the informations we needed to visit the city. The room was ample and very comfortable and offered a view on the lovely rear garden; the en-suite bathroom was large and clean. Breakfast was rich, the buffet... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Violet Bank. Reta and John were very welcoming and very generous with help and advice about everything we needed from local buses to where to buy lunch for a sick uncle. Our room, and indeed the whole house, was spotless and very comfortable. Our room was at the back of the house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The beauty and comfort of the house was exceeded only by the hospitality of the host's. The bed and breakfast were beyond anything I expected, making it much more than a "bed and breakfast". Every detail was attended to, from dinner reservations to bus and train schedules and even boarding passes. You will not receive this kind of attention even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Really nice room with comfortable bed. House had lovely attention to detail. Breakfast was really nice. The hosts were really welcoming. Would definitely recommend. I couldn't find fault in this place. a great start to my trip.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With five stars "It's the difference which makes the difference." Beds you won't want to leave, powerful showers, fluffy robes and towels. Breakfast on smoked haddock topped with tomato and melting cheddar, hot pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. Our garden overlooks the Water of Leith, Pentland hills farmland and woodlands. Free Parking, Wi-Fi, DVD, TV and radio. 10 minutes to the airport. Heriot-Watt University - one mile. Finalists in "Friendliest Landlady "award - 2007-8. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Violet Bank House

Address: 167 Lanark Road West, Edinburgh EH14 5NZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $194 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Violet Bank House Edinburgh, Scotland
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