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Albyn Townhouse
Ranked #11 of 393 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Lydie is such a warm host! Stayed in room 5 & 6 on the 1st floor. The rooms were beautiful and well furnished. Breakfast was delicious. Location is great with the old town just minutes drive away. Will definitely stay here again on our next visit to Edinburgh.

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stayed for 3 nights with my partner and could not have asked for a better service from Lydie and her team. The house is located near Morningside which is 10-15 minutes walk into Edinburgh. Morningside is full of little coffee shops and decent places to eat so you don't have to be confined to the Royal Mile! Albyn is a great little quirky find and we are sure we will be back soon whether it be for the Fringe or Christmas.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a few nights at the end of March. Lydie greeted us when we arrived and she is so sweet! The breakfast was by far the best breakfast we had while visiting the U.K. We would definitely stay here again- location is GREAT! Quiet with lots of good restaurants around.

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Got in on a late Saturday afternoon and weren't expecting to see Lydia but low and behold she was there to meet us. The house is beautiful and very well kept. Fantastic homey touches and the owners made every accommodation with a smile and wonderful attitude. Our rooms (we traveled with another couple) were on the top floor and were both fabulous. Great beds and very nice linens. The breakfast was plentiful and the home baked goodies were a perfect touch. The owner even ran out to get almond milk for me the first morning. When we get back to Scotland we will definitely be staying there again.

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the back of the house for wonderful views.
  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful b&b near you he city centre of Edinburgh. The rooms are large and beautiful. The reception was splendid although we arrive outside the normal hours. A personal letter with tips and tricks, a city map,... Really a shame that we had to skip the breakfast it smelled very good. Thanks.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed in one of the rooms on the top floor - bright, clean and cozy with a view over the school.
Really welcoming staff and owner. The breakfast was abundant and tasty.
The location of the property is not in the historical centre but still very convenient - 20 mins walk.
For this price you really can't get much better.
5 stars all the way

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We have thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend in Edinburgh and The Albyn was a large part of that it as a well managed and tastefully decorated guest house. We were warmly greated by Lydie and her lovely new born baby boy. We were given lots of help an advice on the surrounding areas including some directions drawn on a small map which i thought was a great touch. The room was lovely, spacious and immediately felt like a home from home. Any further information was included in a handy book in the room. After a long day exploring the old city and all its treasures it was a pleasure to return to such a welcoming place even when we were just letting ourselves in. Breakfast is possibly the most important meal of the day and the Albyn team deliver great food and great service in the mornings we were set for our long days on it every time. Our visit was primarily to see Wales vs Scotland rugby match and despite losing every single Scottish person was gracious in victory, commiserating us and being all round very sporting.
Scotland was very good to us and we will be highly recommending the Albyn Townhouse to anyone who will listen it was a joy to stay there and when not if we get the chance to go back we will 100% be staying here again.

Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Address: 16 Hartington Gardens | off viewforth, Edinburgh EH10 4LD, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Bruntsfield
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
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Ranked #11 of 393 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range: $101 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Albyn Townhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Lovely Victorian townhouse 20 min walk to Old Town & all attractions. All en-suite quiet rooms, freeview TVs, Wifi, Visit Scotland Taste Our Best Award winning breakfasts also for veggies and vegans, lots of homemade goodies! Private parking £5.00 Per night. On parle Francais! ... more   less 
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