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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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Reviewed 5 June 2010

The Victorian Town House is an imposing building in a lovely residential area of Edinburgh, a pleasant walk from the city centre. It is owned and run by Aileen, whose welcome is warm and friendly and immediately you arrive you feel charmed and engaged by your host. The drawing room is a splendid reminder of the history of this spacious...

Thank easyriders
Reviewed 2 June 2010

The Victorian Townhouse is in a row of elegant buildings that curves round a railed park full of beautiful trees and manicured gardens. The rooms are beautifully decorated with elegant rugs, curtains, paintings and ornaments appropriate to the style of the building. The whole experience of staying in such lovely historic surroundings is enhanced by the warmth of Aileen's welcome...

Thank Bullengarook
Coral Springs Florida
Reviewed 25 May 2010

Our stay at this B&B was perfect, the rooms were spacious and very clean, the hostess was so kind and wonderful, I felt as if I had known her for years. We would gladly recommend this B&B to friends, and if we get a chance to go back to Scotland, we would definitely stay there again. C & J Evans

Thank jce031053
Reviewed 24 May 2010

We had a fantastic trip to Edinburgh. The accomodation was fantastic. Aileen was a brilliant host and all the little extra touches and effort she goes to to make sure her guests enjoy the stay really makes a difference. The room was clean, comfortable and welcoming. We will stay here when in Edinburgh again.

Thank deebee76
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 May 2010

Spent two wonderful nights at the Victorian Town House, Aileen is the ultimate host - always a smile and most helpful with anything we required. Although the weather was bitterly cold our room was always warm inviting and comfortable, slept like a log. Location just perfect, minutes from Haymarket Station and a little further to Princess Street all easily walkable....

Thank AlanManchester
Reviewed 11 May 2010

We stood 4 nights in this B&B, which is perfectly located for visiting Edinburgh. The breakfast was delicious and Aileen, the owner, had always good advices to give. Service was real friendly and made us feel like home. The room was very nice, clean and quite. The beds were very comfortabel. Couldn't ask for more when looking for a place...

Thank mytravel92
Purley, Surrey
Reviewed 28 April 2010

My family and I stayed two nights and occupied all of the three en-suite rooms which are all lovely and very spacious. It is within walking distance of the town centre in a quiet location and we slept very well in the extremely comfortable beds. The breakfasts were excellent and Aileen the owner is a nice friendly person who made...

Thank HappytravellerPurley
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 19 April 2010

The Bed & Breakfast is really beautiful and well looked after. The neighbourhood is really quiet and close to the city centre. Aileen is a really kind and gentle person that helps you with everything. We really have passed a wonderfull week thanks to her and her bed & Breakfast. Arrivederci a presto , cara Aileen!

Thank silviasiracusa
Reviewed 13 April 2010

If you are looking for a break in Edinburgh, this is a perfect choice! Located in a beautiful crescent, Aileen makes you feel welcome from the moment you walk through the door. Each room has a different theme. We stayed in the Colonial room- very spacious, cosy and spotless. The complimentary whiskey and choc biscuits in the room was a...

Thank Matt_Lou2004
Reviewed 24 March 2010

We stayed with Aileen for 3 nights in early March while visiting Edinburgh for my birthday and had an absolutely wonderful stay. Aileen is a people person and her warm welcome, local knowledge, humour and attention to detail made our first visit to the city such a pleasure. I was very touched when she came into the dining room on...

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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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  • 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 

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Address: 14 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 5DD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $201 - $260 (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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