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Bellville, Texas
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My mom and I stayed two days at the Abcorn Guest House, loved every minute of it. Grand house with early 19th century charm and character. The hosts are just as charming, very accomodating,quick to offer information about the city. There's a bus stop right outside their door to take you directly into the city for cheap cheap. The breakfast...

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near Terre Haute IN
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We always stay at the Abcorn when we visit Edinburgh. Now that it has changed hands, we are STILL pleased with excellent location and service. Tony and his friendly smile is so welcoming. Anything you need and he is on it! The Abcorn is a brisk 20 minute walk from Princes Street or you can take a bus from the...

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Irvine, CA
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We had a two night stay at the Abcorn Guest House. It was outstanding. The room was clean and spacious (though the floors were a bit creaky), the breakfast was outstanding, the service was outstanding. They helped us print boarding passes, call a taxi to the airport and even packed us sandwiches and snacks for our last morning, because we...

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2Thank MJWalsh
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I stayed at the Abcorn for two nights and had a really pleasant stay. The room was nice and comfortable and the breakfast was good. The hosts are really friendly and give a warm welcome on arrival. The location is convenient and easy to get into the city centre by bus. I would stay again and recommend it to anyone...

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3Thank Lucy B
Aberdeenshire
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I stayed at this B&B in a double room which was very comfortable and clean. There are tea and coffee facilities, a TV and en suite. I thought this was good value for money. However, we were told on arrival that breakfast was only served between 8-9am. As I was staying on a weekend and had been working all week...

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3Thank slesserfamily
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

We had a 3 night stay, so long enough for me to find faults. But i couldnt......Easy to find. Warm welcome. Very clean. Good location. Lovely breakfast and would definatly stay here again and recommend to friend/family.

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1Thank seancarly
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We stayed here for two nights en route to The Applecross Peninsula. Abcorn House is a little way out of the city but a pleasant and easy walk to the centre. Buses stop outside the front door and are frequent. The house is somewhat dated but our room was comfortable and perfectly acceptable. Our host was friendly and welcoming. It...

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1Thank Hatters2
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I stayed in Abcorn for two nights. This place is really amazing! Despite the small room, all facilities you need are provided. The host is really helpful. We arrived late and he enthusastically provided dinning information for us. He even helpt me return the delated item from amazon. The guest house is located in a perfect place. Arthur's seat is...

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2Thank Alex C
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night last weekend when I was attending a wedding at Prestonfeild house. I had a single room which was very small but very clean and comfortable. The house itself was a little old fashioned but very clean and peaceful. Location was ideal for me and close to everything you really need. Main owner/manager was really helpful...

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1Thank Scott w
Northwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We were very pleased with the accommodation which was roomy, clean and well furnished. The en-suite(shower only), although small was clean and well-maintained. On a convenient bus run into the city centre and passing the Festival Theatre. Bus stop outside the B&B and regular buses into city. The owners were very welcoming and helped when I unfortunately left my suitcase...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Abcorn Guest House

Address: 4 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM352 - RM649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abcorn Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“The rooms can be small so ask to see if you can get a larger room if needed.”
 of 5 bubbles greenguy102, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms to the back are quite as they over look private garden”
 of 5 bubbles 14MEG14, 6 Jun 2013 | Read review
“If you need to work, I recommend Room 1. It has a great desk and power points within reach for the computer.”
 of 5 bubbles AngharadWilmslow, 2 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Room overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles baird29, 20 Sep 2011 | Read review
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