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Allison House Hotel

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a good location for a short break in Edinburgh with frequent buses running into the City Centre. Our room was clean and Kristin went the extra mile in trying to print out boarding cards for the return flight and arranging a taxi back to the airport. Many thanks for a pleasant stay.

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Canton of Aargau, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very friendly and warm landlady and staff, provided baby cot for no additional cost, all the necessary room amenities, great access to several bus lines to city center, great breakfast - would book again!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Allison house about 7 or 8 years ago and had a wonderful time so when we were booking a trip this time I thought of here first. I found out it had changed ownership but due to its location I thought we would take the risk. The location is good. A 20 minute walk in a straight... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights during our trip to Edinburgh. The hotel itself is very nice and not far from the city centre, around 15-20 minutes walk. There are loads of restaurants to have a bite in case you arrive late. Our room was very nice as well, clean, spacious, and cozy. I was a bit anxious... More 

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Johnstone
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

No introductions by owners, still don't know their name; lacking that nice little touch in welcoming guests - much experience in staying in B&B and small hotels. Checked in and first thing that hits you is stale smell of old cooking permeating the reception area - never leaves. Flowers haven't even been bothered to be unwrapped at reception sit in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We have been left bitterly disappointed at this hotel. We booked so far in advance and were looking forward to a 4 star stay. Instead, we were met by a rather abrupt lady who didn't even welcome us and showed us to our room. The room (#12) was average for a 'superior' room. Small shower, mould in bathroom and poor... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Be very careful when you book your room - you could end up like us and have to use a bathroom in the hall!! The bathroom itself was OK - it locked from the inside but NOT from the outside so we could not leave anything in it. Did not run into anyone in the hall in the robe (which... More 

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Thank Lucie A
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52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The location of hotel is a bit far of the city centre, but it is a nice walk....long. the hotel it self I would rank it as a 3, it is far from being outstanding but has a good price/quality ratio therefore I must say that is a far deal. the staff was really nice, as usual in Scotland.

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lancashire
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good for a short stay ,a lovely breakfast nice friendly staff ,would say value for money.Not a lot in the way of shops but on the main bus route so very easy to get into the City centre .With quite a lot of buses going yo different destinations.

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Cumbria
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131 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Getting here was a little more complicated than planned as our sat nav tried to take us down a narrow alley towards the back gardens, so look out for that (Google maps found it fine)! The parking is very tight - I'm not sure how easy it would be to find street parking if it was full. We had a... More 

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Amenities

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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
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM225 - RM803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Allison House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Choose another B&B”
 of 5 bubbles Joules1804, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Maybe choose on the back overlooking the garden for the peace and quiet,the rooms at the front overlook the Road.”
 of 5 bubbles sisterpineapple, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here if you want value for money”
 of 5 bubbles clairemI8710PX, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles alicias916, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room No.1 is a rear view room and nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles MarkP616, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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