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Gifford House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

4 night stay after Easter. Hosts Margaret and David are very accommodating with the highest standards. Breakfast service is far better than what you get at a hotel. Large warm comfortable rooms. Very central location on bus route to town. Tip. Go to the Bell Pub down the road, great dinner experience! Thoroughly recommended.

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Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

I had booked two rooms at the Gifford, one twin and one double. Both rooms were beautiful with lovely ensuites. The twin in particular had superb views of the mountains and was a huge room. If anyone is visiting Edinburgh, Gifford House is the place to stay. David and Margaret were so attentive and very nice, friendly people. Breakfast was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The double room was lovely. Both hosts were very nice and welcoming. The place is located approx. 20 min walk from the city centre in a quiet residential area, approx 10 min by bus. There was good selection on breakfast menu including full English breakfast. We were very pleased with our stay.

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Davis, California
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Not too far from the university and various parks. All walking distance. And the bus line runs along Dalkeith. Good restaurants nearby. Inn keepers are gracious and welcoming. Happy we stayed here. Recommended. Rooms are spacious. Quiet. Especially the rooms at the rear. Good breakfast.

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Datteln, Germany
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Having come back to Gifford House for the third time (after 2009 and 2012), we still like this place very much. And old townhouse a little south of the Commonwealth Pool, this establishment is ideally situated for visiting Edinburgh. The nearest bus stop is right across the street with buses going to the center every few minutes. Approach by car...

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Fairport, New York
Reviewed 9 September 2014

A group of 8 of us stayed here, for a total of four days, at the start and the end of our trip to Scotland, and we loved it. The rooms are lovely and very clean. Breakfast is delicious, and David's porridge is especially tasty. Margaret and David are warm and helpful in every way, For example, they provided insights...

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welwyn garden city
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Parking was off street ? Was safe. Nice people but thought it was expensive but then Edinburgh is pricy. Good breakfast. Clean room. Good wifi. We ate in to local pubs. We took a taxi into town. £8.00 . So a little out of town. The toilet and shower room are very cramped. Rooms at the back are quiet.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is the second time I have stayed here in the last 14 months. David and Margaret are great hosts, and I found the place to be clean and quiet. I am a golfer, so you cannot get much closer to the Prestonfield Golf Course. Plus, the bus stops right in front of the place if you want to go...

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Boulder
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We are actually still staying here, but I love this place so much I wanted to post a review! My wife and I are traveling on our honeymoon and we are so happy we found this place to stay! I run a large wedding and event venue in Colorado and my wife runs and manages 20 international hotels and so...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Gifford House. It was a lovely experience and everything was excellent. Margaret and David could not have been more hospitable. The room and breakfasts were both top-notch.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gifford House is an elegant 4 Star GOLD guest house located one and a quareter miles from the Royal Mile.David and Margaret the resident owners like to offer their guests a high quality of comfort and serviceAll our rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard with your comfort in mind ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gifford House

Address: 103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €86 - €189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gifford House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 2 - sleeps three with a lovely view”
purplechrissie, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a family room ad it was very large and bright”
juliehall950, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You feel at home in their rooms.”
Jasmar82, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top level is good for privacy”
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“Check if non-smoking.”
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