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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Duncan and Elaine are very warm people that make you feel at home immediately. The rooms are very pretty and clean. Each time i visit Edinburgh for business or just a visit I make sure to come back there.

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Really appreciate your comments it's nice that you took the time Duncan & Elaine More 

london
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Good value place to stay, excellent cooked breakfast, close to bus routes into city centre. Another good stay at Glendale House. Room has flat screen TV, very clean, had room at the back, very quiet. Given how cold it was outside - snow , windchill, room was well heated and warm.

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and are glad you enjoyed your stay, pity we couldn't do something about the weather !! More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Having stayed here several times a few years ago, en route to Skye, this was a first visit after a break of almost five years. Hosts Duncan and Elaine were as charming and hospitable as ever, the room beautiful, comfortable and well appointed and breakfast substantial and delicious. We felt more like old friends than customers. Glendale House is well... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

As always it was a pleasure seeing you again hopefully Daniel will pick Edinburgh and we will see more of you all Best wishes Duncan & Elaine More 

Dimondale, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Our room was clean, comfortable, and spacious. The house is beautiful, and the hosts are warm and friendly. The parking was super convenient, and rare! This was our first stop in Scotland, and I didn't realize parking was such a premium. The private gated parking lot at Glendale is not the norm. The breakfast was delicious and filling. We didn't... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Greatly appreciated your positive comments it's always nice to know our efforts are appreciated. Many thanks Duncan & Elaine More 

Kerrville, Texas
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50 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Our first visit to Edinburgh was made more comfortable by staying at the Glendale House. The accommodations are clean, cozy and homey. It was peaceful sleeping at the end of a busy day of sight seeing. It is a beautiful Georgian style home with wonderful character. Elaine and Duncan are warm and friendly and make you feel right at home.... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Greatly appreciate your comments it was a real pleasure meeting such a lovely family Duncan & Elaine More 

Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Wonderful accommodations and great hospitality. Duncan was a joy to talk with. We did think it was going to be closer to town, but the bus system is quite convenient. Ondine's Restaurant is highly recommended.

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments we very much appreciate your feedback Duncan & Elaine More 

Corsicana, Texas
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66 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This B&B was perfect, the rooms were large, the bed was comfortable, the shower was hot (even if it was a little smaller than we are used to). The Host were great and easy to talk to, the food was excellent. The first time we tried to find it it was a little difficult but once we knew where we... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Elaine and I thank you for taking the time to post your comments, it's much appreciated and we are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again one day soon Regards Duncan More 

State College, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We stayed here for some work at Univ of Edinburgh which is a nice easy stroll down the street. Can walk to Royal Mile or Arthur's Seat in 25 minutes and the bus is a snap. Duncan served up breakfast along with a side of wit, overall a great place!

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Greatly appreciate your comments it's nice to know that even after 13 years we are still doing the right things !! More 

Burlington, Canada
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35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We spent three nights at Glendale House in early May as part of our vacation around Scotland. Glendale House is a 30-40min walk from the city centre, right across from the Cameron Toll Shopping Centre. While it's away from the busy centre, there are still several good restaurants within a 10-15min walk. Our room, Leven, was a good size for... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Dear Alison Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Glendale House, we are pleased that you and Mike enjoyed your stay .All our mattresses are pocket sprung and purchased with comfort in mind, however as you stated we are all very different at times when it comes to how firm we like our mattress even Elaine... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

A lovely Edinburgh house beautifully decorated in the Scottish style. Parking is off road through wrought iron gates at the side of the house. Our en suite room was at the top of the house - lots of stairs! - but was comfortable, clean and quiet. The breakfasts! What can I say? Superb in every respect. The house is handily... More 

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slammingdunc, Owner at Glendale House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review as always we appreciate any feedback and are pleased that you have taken the time to write this review Best wishes Duncan & Elaine More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For those wishing to enjoy Edinburgh's splendours Glendale House, situated in the conservation area of Craigmillar Park, 3km from Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street is an ideal base. The bedrooms at Glendale Guest House, mostly en-suite, are all named after Scottish lochs and are furnished with comfort in mind; all have central heating, remote controlled television with DVD player, direct dial telephones, hair driers, tea & coffee making facilities, Scottish mineral water and shortbread. A selection of DVDs, books and high speed internet with wireless connection are available and complimentary during our guests stay ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glendale House

Address: 5 Lady Road | Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5PA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM387 - RM617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Glendale House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“We were in the Ness room at the front but it was a quiet room even with the traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles john_jen1, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Family room Ness is large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Nick170, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“3rd floor was very quiet and cozy”
 of 5 bubbles TexasManx, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are possibly the quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles WeaverKay, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
“I can imagine all rooms are great - we were at the back so no noise at all.”
 of 5 bubbles Wurzel2406, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
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