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The Victorian Town House

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25/06/2017 26/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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cleveland, ohio
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I booked this bed and breakfast on the advice of others on trip advisor and I'm very glad I did. Wonderful spacious room with all the amenities. The breakfasts were delicious and were substantial enough to keep you going until dinner. But the best part of the B and B was the owner, Aileen. She cares about her guests and...

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Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A large room with a sofa, 2 very comfortable beds and fabulous breakfasts. The house is within walking distance of Princes St. and the Castle etc. Best of all was our host Aileen who could not have been more welcoming and friendly. She gave us helpful tips and advice to make the best of our time in Edinburgh and even...

Thank nomad276
Orange County, CA
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My fourth trip to Edinburgh and my fourth lodging location; two other lovely B&Bs and the 5 star Balmoral Hotel...but I'll be coming back here. I could write a book about how wonderful this place is. It all begins with Aileen - friendly, engaging and just a downright sweetheart. We were a golfing foursome. Our two rooms were immaculate, mine...

Thank PatChris22
Wichita Falls, Texas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I can't say enough wonderful things about this property. First, Aileen, the owner, is outstanding. Friendly, outgoing and helpful to start. Plus, once you are there she doesn't bother you unless you need her. Next, the room (we stayed in colonial) is very nice and well appointed. Plus you can come and go in privacy through a separate door to...

Thank Tony F
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We are not quite sure which is the best, our wonderful host Aileen or her accomodations. Very comfortable and big room, well located. Her hospitality was amasing, she went out of her way to make us feel welcome. Her made to breakfast was scrumptions. As for Aileen, she took pride and joy in making our stay most memorable. Room offered...

Thank Gi B
Anywhere, USA
Reviewed 18 June 2016

What makes the Victorian Town House such an outstanding place to stay? Everything! First and foremost, the owner, Aileen, is sincerely hospitable and obviously enjoys interacting with her guests. Her lively demeanor and friendliness make this establishment feel like home. And she prepares a wonderful hot breakfast to get one's day started off right! I stayed in the Caledonian Room,...

Thank GalFromNY10
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We only stayed for two nights, but wish we had stayed for longer. Our room was huge, clean, and had everything we needed (plus more - chocolates and whisky provided by Aileen). The location was great for us. It was very close to the haymarket train station for trains in/out of town and the tram/bus to the airport, but still...

Thank Em H
Livonia MI
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The owner (Aileen) is the Best! Perfect hostess in that she is conversational, but does not overstay her welcome. Her food was delicious, and the breakfast room was available 24 hours a day (we used the refrigerator for sodas). She recommended a wonderful Indian restaurant nearby that we walked to and the food was outstanding. It is very difficult to...

Thank PatLivoniaMI
West Palm Beach
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Aileen was the ultimate hostess! My daughter and I spent 3 nights there this week and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We took the tram in from the airport and it works wonderfully. Just a short walk from Haymarket to the townhouse. We walked from there to Princes and High Street, got lost a few times but always found the way....

Thank Janice C
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Beautiful townhouse with separate basement entry to bedrooms. Close walking distance to rail station, restaurants, quick-carry grocers, and bus stops. Best of all is Aileen! Aside from gorgeous themed rooms with en-suite bathrooms (ours was African themed with a fireplace), sitting lounge and welcoming Scotch whiskey and chocolates, the breakfasts are full service Scottish breakfasts cooked by Aileen herself. I...

Thank Elaine P

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West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The property is situated on two floors with the guest rooms situated in the garden flat which has its own private entrance. Guests are provided with a key to enable the flexibility to come and go as they wish. There are 3 Bedrooms all with en suite facilities, a sofa, colour T.V. (with digital Freeview box) and are decorated to the highest standard. Other featuers include; radio alarm clock, hairdryer, hospitality tray with a selection of teas, coffee and biscuits. A small decanter of whisky and crystal glasses awaits your return from a hectic day so you can unwind before retiring to your extremely comfortable bed. The en suite shower rooms are very spacious and finished to a high standard with fresh fluffy white towels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Victorian Town House

Address: 14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: RM637 - RM825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Victorian Town House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms seemed fine. All are quiet. You do have to go up and down steps to get to the garden level.”
547diannem, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As far as we could tell there are no bad rooms.”
ARIEL606060, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are three large rooms and situated so they are very quiet and private, with a private entrance for guests.”
  • Sitting room set away from beds with a comfy sofa. Very nice decor.
  • Partial view of fireplace.
  • One of two beds with plenty of room to move around
whaleywomn62, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“She only has 3 rooms. Any of them would be wonderful.”
hankandleo, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
72gib, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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