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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hearty & warming welcome from our host Derek who also is a dab hand at producing imaginative, healthy & great full Scottish breakfasts Perfectly placed for exploring the City as well as walking to Murrayfield - a great find

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Thank you for your review, it is very important for us to know that our guests have enjoyed their stay.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We arrived at Allburys to find that Derrick had place a bottle of champagne and a greeting card in our room....what can we say except fantastic. Our room (Robin) was a delight and our separate lounge very welcoming. Both rooms faced east so we got the rising sun in the morning over a view of Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's seat....

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Jay room for four nights recently and everything was perfect - the bed was super comfy, the room decorated beautifully and the new bathroom had an outstanding shower much appreciated after a day of exploring Edinburgh. Derrick's breakfasts are delicious and served with flare and great music and conversation. Also invaluable were the...

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Allburys, Owner at Allburys, responded to this review

Thank you MaryLynn for your kind words. It was a pleasure to be your host in Edinburgh and I hope everything worked out with the car hire company

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Stayed 4 nights in this lovely B&B which is in a perfect location when visiting the city. Nice and quiet neighbourhood but within walking distance of almost all attractions, including good restaurants. Very welcoming host (including the cats!) beautifully comfortable beds, spacious rooms and gorgeous breakfast. We had the suite at the top of the house which meant we had...

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

I'd stayed at Albury's before, it's so centrally located and mere minutes from Haymarket station but this time took the suite on the top floor. It's lovely to have a bedroom and also a sitting room to sit and relax and watch TV. The host Derrick is happy to provide gluten free breakfasts if you advise when booking so it...

1Thank LilyLester
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I stayed at Allburys for a leisure trip. The room was beautiful,, at the back of the house and has a view over the rooftops to Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat. The room has all the amenities you could wish for. Derrick, the host, could not have done more to make my stay a pleasure from ginning to end. Highly...

1Thank Seona C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a boutique B&B tucked away from the hassle and bustle this is definitely the place to stay. Our room was amazing, with high spec finishing. The whole house is beautiful and finished to a very good standard. Derrick our host was great and keen to offer a wonderful experience. He is very laid back which I...

2Thank MissLBLondon
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Stayed at Allburys for a weekend at the beginning of the summer, wow couldn't recommend it enough to others over all the other boring hotel chains. Great service and food and the rooms are 5*. Will definitely visit again soon!

1Thank oli500
Cruden Bay (Port Erroll), United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I stayed at Allburys for a business meeting i had in Haymarket and what a place he has. Derrick was absolutely fantastic and went above and beyond what you would expect from any high class hotel. The breakfast i really don't know what to say other WOW ! The rooms are gorgeous and extremely comfortable i would recommend Allburys to...

1Thank Justine S
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed one night at Allbury's in September. It is a beautifully furnished and equipped boutique hotel. The room was spacious and very comfortable with everything you could require. The position is excellent being quiet yet convenient for the city centre. We even took a walk in the evening along the Leith Water, a pretty little river which is easily...

3Thank Kathrine W

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bed & Breakfast Chic situated in a Victorian townhouse located only a few minutes walk from Princes Street. The rooms are quiet, luxurious and well appointed with great attention to detail for our guests' convenience and pleasure. You will find a warm gracious greeting from the host, Derrick, and a depth of knowledge about Edinbugh and ways to get around. The breakfasts are innovative and scrumptious with great attention paid to sustainable supply from local artisan suppliers. Dietary preferences and requirements are catered for particulary if they are arranged in advance. At Allburys we do everything we can to ensure our guests can enjoy their visit to Edinbugh to the fullest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Allburys

Address: 8 Magdala Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5BE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $121 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Allburys 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“If possible try the Robin room”
_jeff_griffiths1, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The suite on the top floor has bath and shower”
LilyLester, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Not really a room tip but call in advance to let Derek know your arrival time as he goes out early afternoon to get breakfast supplies”
audioboy1981, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Best view from the top bedroom, by the common room”
100over, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“The Robin room had an adjacent living room with sofas, books and CDs.”
Biscuit1906, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
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