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Reviewed 2 April 2008

We had the delightful opportunity to spend a week at the Abercorn B&B after locating it on Tripadvisor.co. Our stay turned out to be one of the most positive travel experiences in Scotland that we have ever had, as proprietors Angela and Bill MacDonald welcomed us with their friendly hospitality, their beautiful, immaculate accommodations, excellent homemade breakfasts, and friendly ways....

1Thank chicagosleuth007
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 17 March 2008

The Abercorn Guest House is the most fabulous, friendly and welcoming home in Scotland. We have stayed with this wonderful family numerous times (two or three times a year for many years). Angela and her family are the most delightful you will ever meet. The accomodations are decorated with the most gorgeous fabrics and excellent taste. But the MacDonald family...

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Reviewed 11 March 2008

We stayed in the Abercorn Guest House for a long weekend and it was wonderful. Angela made us feel at home stright away. The food was superb and the rooms bright and comfortable. The bus to the city centre was directly out side and the beach a 3 min walk away. If you are planning on going to Edinburgh stay...

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Chicago, USA
Reviewed 9 March 2008

Great place to stay for a romantic weekend! Angela was great and the Scotish breakfast was awesome. Rooms are also great. The only downside is that the hotel is located like 20 minutes by bus to the center city. But overall, definitely a great place to stay for a couple of nights!! I would do it again, if I am...

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Reviewed 12 February 2008

Inspired by the reviews here at trip advisor, we booked two nights at the Abercorn Guest House. As almost expected, so many recommendations can't go wrong. We had such a pleasant stay. Angela is a wonderful host, and her dad is such an adorable person. What a refreshment to meet such nice people. When we arrived we were welcomed with...

Thank Schubi73
Reviewed 5 February 2008

This is a beautiful building in a lovely area, a short way outside the centre of Edinburgh. The area is very quiet and just a couple of minutes walk from a lovely sandy beach. Angela, your hostess at Abercorn, is delightfully chatty and welcoming. It felt like we'd known each other for years. Also, Angela is very knowledgable about the...

1Thank Odysseus42
Reviewed 9 January 2008

What can I say, a marvellous house and the most wonderful hosts Angela and William. We stayed there over Christmas and enjoyed a fantastic time in Edinburgh. The whole house was lovely, so warming and clean and had great decor. Angela was so very friendly, relaxed and funny and extremely helpful. We were even invited to have photo's in her...

Thank intlmaria
Stoke-on Trent
Reviewed 1 January 2008

My husband and I have just returned from a fabulous 3 night stay at Abercorn Guest House. This accommodation was highly recommended to us by friends from work and we certainly were not disappointed. Angela was a delightful host. Nothing was too much trouble for her to do for the guests. The rooms were spotless and furnished to a very...

1Thank OkiStoke_onTrent
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 28 December 2007

Angela Mc Donald is a terrific and friendly hostess who instantly makes you feel at home. The house and rooms are truly lovely, there is a wonderful glassed-in winter garden where you can eat breakfast or enjoy a cup of afternoon tea. The breakfast is fabulous! Every evening you turn in a checked-off list of what you would like to...

1Thank Marcella H
Reviewed 20 December 2007

Returning to Edinburgh is always a pleasure, but if to that we add Abercorn, it becomes perfection! Angela is probably one of the nicest people I've ever met and one that knows the language of smiles very well!! Besides being a beautiful house, Abercorn is perfectly located in the centre of Portobello (15 minutes by bus to the city centre...

2Thank Azorean

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Abercorn is a large Victorian family property, an Old Manse built in 1870. This luxurious four-star GOLD accommodation has recently been refurbished and offers double ,twin and family rooms for up to 5 persons. Easy access to city center every 10 minutes and the buses are 24 hours a day and close to sandy beach, shops and restaurants. A very warm welcome awaits, so why not book today and have a superb stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abercorn Guest House

Address: 1 Abercorn Terrace | Joppa Portobello Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH15 2DD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM370 - RM1,104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abercorn Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Abercorn Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Abercorn Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“All the rooms look lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles purplevonny, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are on the ground floor. And very spacious very”
 of 5 bubbles grfisher2016, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms looked fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles annemieke503, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lovely big rooms with nice big windows and high ceilings and beautifully decorated . nice big comfy beds and fresh clean white bedding ...”
 of 5 bubbles Maidenreview, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are quiet despite being on the ground floor with roads nearby”
 of 5 bubbles TCKK, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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