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Gifford House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed at Gifford House for 3 nights during the CWG and the start of the Edinburgh Festival. Margaret and David are the most charming and helpful hosts who are always willing to offer advice on anything relating to your visit to Edinburgh (or any part of Scotland for that matter). The rooms are well appointed and the establishment is...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We stayed with Margaret and David for 4 nights. nothing was too much trouble, David helped with directions and booking a taxi for an early morning start [to get to Glasgow for the Games ].He even did us an early breakfast! The food was amazing. I recommend the salmon and scrambled egg! I would definitely return hopefully next year for...

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Thank CarolLyndon
Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We were greeted by the friendly host Margaret. She upgraded our room to a family room which was very spacious. It had 1 Queen & 2 twin beds overlooking the front of the house. Bathroom was very modern & had a box with bathroom supplies (scissors, cotton balls , q-tips, etc.) was even provided which I had never seen in...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 23 July 2014

After a disappointing experience checking into a nearby B&B that we booked online the night before, we stumbled upon the Gifford House, with nowhere to stay for the weekend, and asked if they had any availability. David and Margaret, the owners, took us in and gave us the perfect room at an extremely reasonable price. We absolutely loved the Gifford...

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1Thank Caroline C
Titusville, Florida
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Loved this B&B in Edinburgh. Our room overlooked Arthur's Seat. The bed was very comfortable and the room was very clean. Breakfast was wonderful with cold and hot choices. Margaret and David worked around everyone's schedule when serving breafast. There are stairs so be aware of this with luggage. The bus stops very close!

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2Thank JST824
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Just spent 4 nights at Gifford House and we can't recommend highly enough.A warm welcome from Margaret, a lovely, spotless room with great facilities (incl. DAB radio & wi-fi) and a wonderful view. At breakfast a great choice is on offer and nothing is too much trouble for David. A short 10 minute walk gets you to the nearest shops...

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Thank Chris P
Herts
Reviewed 10 May 2014

Just returned after spending 2 nights in this lovely B&b with my Mum, girls only little shopping break, First of all I must say what lovely hosts Margaret and David are, really warm and friendly and very helpful with directions and local knowledge. Delicious breakfast served in the pretty breakfast room and a really lovely huge room, we had room...

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Thank Samantha W
Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Very warm welcome from Margaret on arrival, room was spotless and very spacious. Hearty breakfast and lovely to chat to David. Bus stops very handy outside to get into the city centre. Would recommend the Gifford to everyone and will definitely stay there in the future should we need to stay in Edinburgh again!

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1Thank Railwaydriver
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Fantastic B&B. Lovely hosts and fab breakfast. Rooms clean and tidy with very comfy beds. Beautiful views. Short walk from City centre and bus stops just outside. Ideal location if you wanted to visit Holyrood park. Overall we thoroughly recommend.

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3Thank Justin W
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I spent 3 nights in this beautiful b&b with my girlfriend. You can easily get to the city center by bus (10-15 mins), the breakfest is typically scotish and made with so much pleasure and warmth and the couple keeping this b&b is absolutly friendly and answeres every question with much kindness. My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gifford House is an elegant 4 Star GOLD guest house located one and a quareter miles from the Royal Mile.David and Margaret the resident owners like to offer their guests a high quality of comfort and serviceAll our rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard with your comfort in mind ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gifford House

Address: 103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM411 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gifford House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 2 - sleeps three with a lovely view”
purplechrissie, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a family room ad it was very large and bright”
juliehall950, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You feel at home in their rooms.”
Jasmar82, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top level is good for privacy”
372alasdairm, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check if non-smoking.”
MaL61, 9 May 2016 | Read review
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