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The Victorian Town House

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Reviewed 29 November 2009

Great stay at The victoria Town House, great location too very near to Princess street and Edinburgh castle. Aileen is a lovely person always smiling and taking great care of her guests. My wife and i were very pleased with the hospitality ,and considered ourselves fortunate to have found this wonderful guesthouse. The breakfast was excellent too, i did not...

Thank Smeagolgib
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 29 November 2009

We stayed four days. This B&B is fabulous, even in its smallest details, e.g.: sheets are made of Egyptian cotton. We've never slept better abroad. Aileen is the perfect host. What more can we say? If you're planning to visit Edinburgh, book well in advance and go to The Victorian Townhouse.

Thank danr1961
Reviewed 18 October 2009

Extraordinarily clean and charming. Aileen is an outstanding host and makes a delicious breakfast that will keep you full through the majority of the day. We were there during the end of the berry season which made breakfast extra special. It's a close walk to all the main Edinburgh attractions and walking from Haymarket Station to the B&B takes only...

Thank DexterJuly2008
Reviewed 30 September 2009

We spent 4 wonderful nights at The Victorian Town House B&B during the Edinburgh Festival, staying in the Caledonian Room (Scottish themed). The room was huge and beautifully furnished - one of the most beautifully fitted out B&B rooms we have ever stayed in (and we've stayed in some very good ones in various countries). Breakfast was great and our...

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Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 September 2009

We stayed six nights here this month. We arrived and were greeted by Aileen who immediately brought us to our room and apologized that it hadn't yet been Hoovered (we love that term). Anyway, so we were supposed to head out after dropping off our luggage to let her finish up, but ended up talking to Aileen for almost an...

Thank amyj23
Largo, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2009

You will not go wrong staying here. This place is the best. I can't say anything negative, nothing. From the welcome drink to our final breakfast, this place is a friendly, quality place to stay while visiting Edinburgh.

Thank Geezoman
New York, NY
Reviewed 18 September 2009

Fantastic in every way, great location, beautiful spacious and well appointed room. Aileen was a great host and served a delicious breakfast, a perfect start to a day's sightseeing.

Thank Nick_and_Whit
Clintonville, WI, USA
Reviewed 3 September 2009

Treat yourself to a stay at the spacious Victorian Townhouse. The rooms are twice the size of the rooms in most B&B's and tastefully decorated and well equipped. Aileen provided excellent advice and superb food. The location was very quiet, yet convenient. We could easily walk to the Royal mile and take a bus to the airport and Royal Highland...

Thank ShepherdJim
Reviewed 30 August 2009

Stayed at the Victorian Town House this August and simply found it the best B&B we ever stayed at. Aileen is really lovely with a great sense of humour. She really made us feel at home from the moment we arrived and had lots of information about Edinburgh, the history of the house and Scotland as such. We had the...

Thank ria569
Los Angeles
Reviewed 27 August 2009

We really enjoyed our stay here. We had the African themed room. Very comfortable, including a sofa and coffee table. Aileen was very friendly. She served us a hot breakfast the morning we arrived, even though our room wasn't ready for check-in. Very convenient location.

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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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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: $150 - $249 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles DianneM636, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As far as we could tell there are no bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles whaleywomn62, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“She only has 3 rooms. Any of them would be wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles hankandleo, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 72gib, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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