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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Me and Janne had another great stay at Pillar's House for a long weekend. Everything was top notch, as always, and Holly did a magnificent job with the breakfasts, provided gluten free toast for me, and even gluten free haggis! You're the best :-)

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Stayed here so that we could go to my husbands works Christmas party. What a find it was, a wee gem in the city, close to transport links into the heart of Edinburgh etc. We were in a triple room which, even with three single beds, wasn't cramped. We even had a fridge and safe in the room at no...

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Thank Bluebird18
Canet-en-Roussillon, France
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Stayed at the hotel as part of a group of 5 couples on a motorbike trip around Scotland. Edna had pretty much everything sorted for us by time we got there. She will look after you during your stay and has plenty of advice what to do, where to go etc and the font of all knowledge. We parked the...

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1Thank Stuartstead
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Edna, Holly & Greg. You made my holiday stay with a brilliant experience. Your friendly atmosphere. And wonderful breakfast chats were brilliant. Thank you for all the help and laughs. Edna you're a special woman with a great sense of humor. X

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1Thank travelbugJules
UK
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We stayed at Pillars House during the Edinburgh Fringe and were made to feel most welcome by all staff. Always happy to give advice and share local knowledge, our stay there was so good that we even booked an extra night. Great Scottish breakfasts, warm hearted smiles, and just a stone's throw from the city centre.

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Thank TuesdayGirl
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We booked this B and B because of it's location and consistently positive reviews on trip advisor. Whilst it was true that the staff were very friendly and helpful the quality of the place was poor. Overall the whole place smelt musty and the cleanliness of the room was very poor. I had to wash the kettle and cups before...

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4Thank Clare H
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I stayed here in July 2014 whilst visiting Scotland for the Commonwealth Games. The staff couldn't have been more friendly. Edna and her husband were delightful as were the ladies making our breakfast each morning. On the first day we had to be in Glasgow early meaning we would miss breakfast so they made us some rolls and snacks to...

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Thank Mollydec
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The best B&B that I stayed in the entire time that I toured around. Edna, Holly and Greg were absolutely fantastic and made the stay throughly enjoyable. The breakfast was fantastic could never fault it and they had vegemite for us aussies which I had not seen since being here. I would highly recommend Pillars House to anyone visiting Edinburgh...

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Thank Marian d
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We needed a location not too far from the centre which had secure parking for the bikes and this fitted the bill. The accommodation was good, breakfast hearty and the owners and staff friendly and welcoming. Be careful if youbdtrugglei with stairs most / all the rooms are a few flights up!

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1Thank Amanda1681
Rotterdam
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Nice friendly home coming B&B, Edna and her helpers are very nice people. It is a nice and quiet place with the busstop around the corner to go to the center. 10 minutes walk from the Royal Brittania and great places to eat in de surrounding

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pillars house was originally built and owned by Crawford which were offices and a spirit store in the late 18th century. Most of the building still has a lot of its character left as you can see as you walk in through the main entrance. The courtyard where our free parking is situated was traditionally used as the delivery entrance where the horse and carts brought the whiskey from the highlands to be blended. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pillars House

Address: 125 Constitution St. | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH6 7AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $123 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pillars House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Pillars House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Try for the ground floor”
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“Room 2 has three single beds, a good shower, opening window onto a quiet street for fresh air and was clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles koworld, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you not used to late night city noise, ask for room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles juspa, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just discuss with the staff what you are after and I am sure they will try to provide whatever you need.”
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