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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hospitality and community. When traveling alone it is important that you can share things - as you can in Emmaus House with the hosts and other guests. Cosy rooms, and a wonderful living room where to sit and read.

Thank Kati P
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Emmaus House is a comfortable, welcoming and peaceful place to stay in the centre of Edinburgh where I always feel at home. The hosts create a wonderful balance of friendship and inclusion but I always feel able to have my own space and privacy. The rooms are warm, simple and comfortable and the food is great too.

Thank Judith I
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Emmaus House is unique in its hospitality: its aim is to enable guests to feel truly at home. Rooms are simple but comfortable. Food is splendid and company and conversation not to be missed. The house has a comfortable sitting room with tv, dvds and many many books. Emmaus is within 20 minutes walk from Haymarket station and two minutes...

Thank johnwildor
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The most distinctive part of our visits to Emmaus House is the breakfast which we always enjoy. The food includes fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, meat , cheese and boiled eggs. The guests sit together at a large table with a member of the Emmaus community.

Thank _eleanorcullimore
Falls Church
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Although we did not stay here due to an unforeseen problem during our tour of Scotland, I would like to say that Janet and others were wonderful in helping me figure out how to use airbnb and were very supportive. They responded quickly to my questions, gave me public transportation information and general help. Many thanks for superior service. So...

Thank TravelingSenior2013
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a friendly, great value,clean, spacious, lovely place. Near the centre yet quiet A lounge, dinning room, garden and chapel. Even tea and biscuits 🍪 in the room. They offer a complimentary continental breakfast, advice and knowledgeable about the city. Also counselling and spiritual direction A perfect place

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay ,throughly enjoyed our weekend at Emmaus House- Jonathan made us feel very welcome - room was clean, breakfast fantastic ,the guest house is ideally situated just a short walk away from the bars/cafes/city centre/attractions etc.

Thank Debra B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Emmaus House was absolutely the best place we could have stayed in Edinburgh. It was incredibly reasonably priced, perfectly located (less than a mile walk to the main part of town and surrounded by excellent restaurants and cafes), and our hosts couldn't have been friendlier. We enjoyed the breakfast every morning which, in addition to being hearty and having...

Thank papyas14
Umea, Sweden
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was our second stay at Emmaus House, when we decided to return to Edinburgh there was never any doubt of where to stay. The warm atmosphere and the friendly staff that we met last year made us feel like we were coming home. Our room had all we needed, comfortable beds, en-suite, peace and quiet. Breakfast is very nice,...

Thank Robert D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Friendly, polite, smiley lovely people welcomed us, feeling like at home immediately. Right in the heart of the city perfectly communicated. Very comfortable beds and lovely rooms, delicious breakfast in quality and quantity. Amazing value worth every penny. Cannot find the words to say how good it was. Just EXCELLENT !!!

Thank ROB552015

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inclusive Christian community offering accommodation for holiday, business/study or retreat. Warm welcome irrespective of age, gender, sexual orientation, religious tradition. Guests welcome to share in meals; meet others from around the world & local visitors. Near city centre,so easily reached on foot or by bus. Convenient to theatres, cinemas, restaurants, pubs, EICC, universities. Georgian terraced villa. Accommodation: family, double, twin, single - most en-suite. Ground floor room available. Sitting room. Wifi internet. Happy to help with enquiries about the house, this wonderful city, local transport, and other local attractions in Lothian. Our visitor reviews give a very good perspective on staying with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

Address: 14 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €29 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“It's 42 steps to the second floor! All other rooms are ensuite,but top floor one not, therefore cheaper.”
 of 5 bubbles johnwildor, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back of the house are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles _eleanorcullimore, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny.”
 of 5 bubbles ROB552015, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is en suite and overlooks the garden”
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 of 5 bubbles 333rachaelm, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“All comfy and charming.”
 of 5 bubbles 662lindaj, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
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