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Reviewed 17 July 2015

On a recent visit to the Edinburgh Playhouse we decided to stay over and we picked the Abbotsford Guesthouse,what a great find, 10 mins walk to the theatre, 15 mins to Princess street,Guest house very welcoming and clean and comforable,Paola was a great host, breakfast was fab,she gave us a lot of info nothing was to much trouble.will be back...

1Thank John B
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

A little bit out of the city but that might be a good thing away from some traffic. Room comfortable and well accommodated. Breakfast was simple but sufficient and good choice for hot or cold breakfast host was eager to please and made sure all was in order. Parking is a little on short side but found spots easy enough...

Thank Geoff F
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We stayed at Abbotsford guest house on one of our earlier visits to Edinburgh. The owner was friendly and made sure we had something to eat for breakfast. The room was clean, bright and quiet (our room was located at the back of the property). If you are driving parking could be a problem as we never saw a free...

1Thank Chris U
Reviewed 19 May 2015

What a good choice, I picked this Guest House as it was close but not too far from the Centre, Out of the front gate turn right to the top of the road & Traffic Lights, turn right & a 20mins walk to Princess Street, keep in a forward direction you will come to John Lewis, keeping the store on...

Thank TWRLancashire
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Three friends on a 3 night stay in Edinburgh, we were very pleased when we entered our bedroom at Abbotsford Guest House. Very spacious room with a double bed and two single beds, plenty of wardrobe space and drawers, very clean en-suite with white fluffy towels etc. Cooked breakfast was served piping hot and fresh. We could not find any...

Thank TeresaDee270555
Reviewed 15 February 2015

I gave this four stars not because it's four star accommodation in the national scheme sense but because as a guest house, it's good. The small double bed and single bed was squeezed into the room slightly and the en-suite was not large but it was clean, warm, well maintained, friendly, reasonably priced place that had a TV, good breakfast,...

Thank phils_dad
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Stayed recently for 2 nights. Owner recovering from operation so her daughter was on hand. My room was quite small and at the front, so a bit noisy as the street is busy all the time. However, there was a problem with my window so maybe it wasn't as sound proof as it could be. Also my TV was not...

1Thank henwomanGlenrothes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Checked out loads of different b&b's on the net for a short break to Edinburgh on a budget. Came across this guest house and took a punt on it. RESULT!!! Clean, light and airy, great breakfast, short walk to all of the tourist attractions, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, great value for money. I was a little concerned about the lack...

2Thank Paully_13
Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Nice place to discover Edinburgh by foot (approximately 15 min walk to the city center)... The rooms are small but clean and cosy. The English breakfast was delicious, hosts very friendly and the building charming! Thank you! Sophie&Sebastian from Germany.

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

Our family of six stayed at Abbotsford Guest house and enjoyed being able to either walk or take the bus around the city. We had our elderly parents with us and the steep narrow stairs were a bit of a concern. So consider that a factor if you are traveling with anyone that has some physical impairments. Other than that...

Thank tayloryen

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Additional Information about Abbotsford Guest House

Address: 36 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €68 - €193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbotsford Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Back rooms are nice and quiet, but front rooms are not at all noisy because Pilrig Street is a small, quiet street.”
 of 5 bubbles EdZ56003, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room faced street; traffic noise as expected in city; did not prevent us from having a good night's sleep, even with windows ajar.”
 of 5 bubbles 729dianea, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have very heavy luggage or are not comfortable climbing stairs - book a room on the lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles anchi100, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on two upper floors. You may want a 1st floor room if you cannot manage stairs. My friend is 84 and he managed up to the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles GBS2260, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Older traveller check which floor your room is on, ours was a twin room, top floor!”
 of 5 bubbles JudithN597, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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