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Tredegar, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stayed at the Garlands Guest House in Edinburgh in March 2013. The rooms were immaculate, the host Bill was very welcoming and was very willing to help. Good variety of breakfast choice and expertly made would highly recommend to stay here.

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2 Thank AngJ112
Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

ROOMS - I stayed in a single room with a single bed. It had plenty of room inside, the shower is in the room, but seperated from it by tiling etc... it actually works well. Kettle, different types of tea/coffee etc in the room, The bed and pillows were really comfortable, the whole place was immaculately clean and tastefully decorated.... More 

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3 Thank lillycorleone
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2013

The other "excellent" reviews say it all! Really good choice for a stay in Edinburgh. Already planning another trip for the summer! The walk to the city centre and sights is about 15/20mins, but the local buses (day pass £3.50/single £.150) only takes 5mins.

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2 Thank StannAshley
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013

My husband & myself had a wonderful stay in Garlands Guest House. It was our first time to go to Edinburgh the guest house was immaculate, nicely decorated, large rooms, good location. Excellent breakfast (cooked by Bill)! Bill is the perfect host with a wealth of tourist info, Bill obviously takes great pride in his home and making all guests... More 

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2 Thank foxymeek
MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Excellent stay at Garlands Guest House. Immaculate, nicely decorated, large rooms, good location. Excellent breakfast (cooked by Bill)! Bill is the perfect host with a wealth of tourist info. Nice restaurants a short walk. Bill obviously takes great pride in his home and making all guests feel special. Would not consider staying anywhere else if we ever return to Scotland.

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4 Thank nsmr
Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

We staied at Garlands for 5 nights with our friends. Bill is a fantastic host and we felt so welcome from the very beginning. Charming rooms, wonderfull breakfast (yes, it is true. Bill does make the best porridge!!) The guesthouse is a bit out of the center. But it's a nice walk and there are a few nice places nearby... More 

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3 Thank margot688
west midlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

had a great 2 night stay here , Bill was great warm & welcoming as was the guest house nice to come back to after the cold edinburgh winds , great breakfast perfectly cooked , rooms although not as modern as others close by were well maintained and clean & comfortable , lovely old Georgian house is very difficult to... More 

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1 Thank Robbie/stourbridge
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I have been staying on and off at Garlands on trips to edinburgh for the past 11 years. It's been 2 years since I have stayed but have thoroughly enjoyed my stays. Bill is a very hospitable host. The place is well-maintained, rooms clean, well presented and you can tell a lot of care and love is put back into... More 

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2 Thank Allan G
Grantown on Spey, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2012

Having just returned from another very memorable trip to Garlands. Host Bill as caring and jolly as ever and the banter still the same after many a visit there, still has the time to talk and remembers everyone . Room 2 at top of house was as welcoming as it gets and the cosy feel of the room makes relaxation... More 

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2 Thank Kathy F
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2012 via mobile

Picked the Garlands on the internet. You never know what you'll get,but this one was everything I didn't expect. Lovely comfortable clean rooms. Breakfast.... far too much ;-). You can skip the lunch later on! A very welcoming personal touch! Walking distance to the city centre... What do you want more ...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Garlands Guest House

Address: 48 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM491 - RM996 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The 3rd floor double is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles Denver_Mec, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a top floor room as you get the views of Edinburgh to the shore of Leith.”
 of 5 bubbles GrantG854, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go early for breakfast and take your time - nice, relaxing music to have your full breakfast to, and antique crockery to eat it off.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewp442, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bus route 11 runs along Pilrig Street. Our double room overlooking the garden was very quiet indeed; no traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Bee46, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Request rooms on upper levels if you don't want to be at street level and hear passing traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles colinc371, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
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