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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ellesmere House is a perfect B&B for a family visit to Edinburgh. Pretty central it's an easy 15/20 minute walk into the centre. Ellesmere House is beautifully decorated but has real homely feel. We had all 4 rooms which made for a very relaxing stay. Lisa and Gordon were the most welcoming of hosts. Nothing was too much trouble from...

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ellesmere was our favorite place we stayed during our month long trip. Lisa was a perfect hostess and has a flair for decorating. We stayed in a lovely, comfortable, classically decorated room overlooking their garden. She had cookies and port awaiting our arrival. She greeted us warmly and shared helpful information about places to see, eat, ongoing events and directions....

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Windsor, Berks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful house with individually decorated rooms. We had three between us and all were equally attractive. Lisa is a lovely lady who is extremely welcoming and friendly. The breakfasts were delicious and served in the downstairs breakfast room overlooking the garden having chosen what you'd like the night before. The house is located over looking a green...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I absolutely loved staying at Ellesmere House! It is beautifully decorated, well located and Lisa is a very friendly and helpful host. The only thing I can think of that wasn't excellent was the selection of bread available for breakfast, but then British are not exactly famous for their bread culture... However, with this being the only issue I can...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Everyone at Ellesmere House was welcoming and very friendly. The house is amazing and the rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order and was very tasty. Nothing was too much trouble and the port in the room was a lovely little touch.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A very warm welcome and excellent accommodation. Ideally situated for a relaxing walk into the city centre and there are excellent restaurants just around the corner. Only one small criticism, a box of tissues in the bedroom would have been useful !

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ellesmere House is a lovely guesthouse overlooking a park (Bruntsfield Links) in a pretty, quiet neighbourhood within easy and pleasant walking distance of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. It's also close to Edinburgh's vast and serene The Meadows. I stayed in an immaculately clean room with a beautiful view. The continental breakfast was fine if a bit basic (the cooked Scottish...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable. Tastefully decorated and with thoughtful touches. Great location. Very central, close to shops, theatres, meadows. Parking a little awkward as per Edinburgh. Very nice breakfast, might be nice to have potato scones? Shared breakfast table perhaps not to everyone's taste. Maybe weekend breakfast could go on till 10? These are basically trivial quibbles. Very nice accommodation and Jack...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Absolutely gorgeous guest house right next to a lovely park. The host was friendly, and the breakfast was delicious. Parking isn't free, but that's what you get when you stay so close to the center of the city. There is a very inexpensive parking garage a 7 minute walk away, however, Couldn't really ask for more!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Ellesmere House is run by Lisa and her staff.who are 5 star people in a 5 star establisment. They cater for your every wish. The rooms and bedding are immaculate and are huge. Everything you require is provided. Breakfast is excellent with a huge choice . The house is in a lovely area and is very close to town centre...

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Staying in Southside & Holyrood

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.
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A Victorian Town House offering Boutique Bed and Breakfast accommodation located in central Edinburgh, beside the historic Bruntsfield Golf Links & the Meadows. Within walking distance of all major attractions - Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile, Museums & Universities. A surprisingly peaceful and scenic city centre location. Breakfast includes pastries, cereals, fruit and a 'Full Scottish' cooked breakfast. Wherever possible all produce is local or from within the British Isles. ... more   less 

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Address: 11 Glengyle Terrace | Bruntsfield, Edinburgh EH3 9LN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Southside & Holyrood , Bruntsfield
Price Range: RM587 - RM799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask for the large room to the right...beautiful and has a tub to relax in after hours of walking seeing the sights.”
 of 5 bubbles Q2749TQrobertp, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Call and speak to Lisa when you book she will help you with your room selection.”
 of 5 bubbles windsorci, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All bedrooms are on ground level which is excellent if you have mobility problems - only have to go downstairs for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles 748ediths, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The front bedroom is on the street and you will hear some noise during the day and early evening.”
 of 5 bubbles UABecky, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I slept in Room 1, it faces the street and the park. I would pick that room again.”
 of 5 bubbles fidelo2013, 13 May 2016 | Read review
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