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East Anglia, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Our rooms in the attic were very small. A lot of updating and decorating needs doing throughout, however the beds were comfortable and the staff helpful. Basic rooms with no frills. Disappointed - there was no hair drier, poor heating and very draughty skylight Windows.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At £30 for a night for an en suite double room in Edinburgh with free parking outside, I couldn't complain! Period property with features to match, basic rooms but clean. Checked in no problem but there weren't many staff around on checkout or for most of our stay. The water was cold in the morning so we had to have...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures of this place online make it look like a dream. Beautiful room, cheap rates, good location.... perfect right? Don't believe it for a minute. We booked 3 months in advance and got a room in the basement which we had to follow a dark dingy maze to get to. That should have been our first clue. The $3...

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Thank Kathy S
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived at the hotel and checked in, told we were in room 34 (ground floor) which we didn't really mind but would have preferred a room on a higher floor. Entered the room to find a window with a view of only a brick wall, paint chipped off the walls bearing the plaster, sealant on the windows to keep them...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I booked this hotel for a short stay at Edinburgh. Booked this through a web site with attractive offer. But breakfast was not included. The room for 3 persons at 40 pounds!! On seeing some reviews I thought this hotel may be very tidy. But I found it opposite. I was allocated a room in second floor. We had to...

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The room was nice, simple but cosy. The only issue is that it wasn't very warm, neither the water for my morning shower. But the staff was friendly and the room clean. I think for the money I paid it was a good room. Location not great but many shops around within 5-7 min walk. 4 buses takes you to...

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Thank Riri82-84
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, and never going back again! The property was very old and everything in the room was substandard! It got very noisy because I could hear people going up /down the stairs! It's not very close to the city centre either, you're better off staying in a budget hotel!

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Thank Hania A
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The room we got for 4 people was very cheap, 50 pounds a night but, with the 8 pounds per person for breakfast, and 3 pounds for wifi a day it racked up pretty quick. There are a TON of places to stay close to here that were around the same price for better quality. Our room was right by...

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Thank Francois M
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed just for 1 night. It's a simple place about 20mins out of the Edinburgh city. There was a mixup with my booking but the lady at check in was able to offer me one of the executive rooms at a discounted rate. It has a very old fashioned interior and no lift so if you don't like stairs look...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The hotel and especially the room are dark and tired. My room was dingy but it was clean. The bathroom was the saving grace - it was new, modern and the shower was great. They turn off the neat at night so it was cold. I asked at the front desk and the clerk had trouble speaking English ( most...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi

Additional Information about Edinburgh House Hotel

Address: 90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AY, Scotland (Formerly Balfour House)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Price Range: $42 - $228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Go for Room 3 if available.”
 of 5 bubbles RalphsLife, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms we used were 15&16 not good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles oldvet, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“don't leave windows open with valuablesome in ”
 of 5 bubbles 528walkern, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles julesmayb, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't assume B&B's include breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles W6000CIharrym, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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