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Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The house is old and beautiful and so was the room with nice view to the peaceful street. On the other hand, old windows let all the noice throug which means that the traffic caused little distraction. So location is good although couple of kilometers away from city center. Excellent brakefast was enjoyed every morning in kitchen accompanied by nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Very warm, relaxed and welcoming Breakfast offers a good varied spread. Lovely to have access to biscuits and tea whenever! (If you're lucky sometimes there cake!!) Rooms clean and quiet and bright. Comfy beds and lovely shower. We had the family room and for sharers was a really nice size. Enough space for 3 or 4 easily, all in proper...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We keep coming back to Emmaus House for the welcome and friendly reception. We enjoy the common table at breakfast and the chance it gives us to hear and share information with other guests and the House community. This is really helpful during the Fringe and Festival. We also like that there is a comfortable lounge so that when we...

1Thank Andiiwithtwoeyes
Bayreuth, Germany
Reviewed 9 August 2015

A really good place to find peace in a busy town. The spirituality of the house and the people who are caring for guests prepare are warm-hearted atmosphere. Thank you very much to experience the feeling of being really welcomed.

Thank angelika128
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I enjoy staying at Emmaus house because of the warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. It is close to teh centre and quiet with lovely high Georgian ceilings and mostly ensuite rooms. The breakfast os self service with freah fruit youghurt cerial and bread. Good value home cooked evening meals

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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Emmaus house provided the perfect place to stop after a couple of days at the British open and venturing around in Edinburgh. It is a short pleasant walk to the busy centre and train stations. Wonderful breakfast was provided, both food and conversation. I am not of a religious faith and this was never an issue. I would highly recommend...

Thank Sean B
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

i have stayed several times at Emmaus House and wouldnt stay any where else in Edinburgh. I have stayed during the Edinburgh Festival and it is close enough to the city centre to walk. It is surrounded by a great range of diverse cultural cafes and shops: African Australian Mexican etc This time I am comming for a reteat with...

1Thank Stephen B
Columbus, Oh, USA
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We had a wonderful time staying at Emmaus. Staff was great, place was great. And a terrific location. We loved the food and especially the breakfasts. Staff was not only helpful but we had some good chats as well. The front room is beautiful and warm. And it was so easy to get anywhere in the city from there

Thank seanng2015
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Facilities and staff welcome far exceeded my expectations. Simple breakfast included. Supper can be arranged for a fee. Near many buses. Conversations at meals priceless! Great prayer house and garden. Staff helped me navigate bus system and new tram to airport. Also sent me to a great church experience on Sunday. Loved my stay there.

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Umea, Sweden
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Emmaus House is perfectly located in Edinburgh with practically everything within walking distance from the House. We had five very pleasant nights at this B&B, nice clean rooms, comfortable beds, reasonable prices and not least a very friendly and helpful staff. A rich breakfast is served at a shared table were you get the chance to make new aquaintances. I...

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Janet M, Co Director at Emmaus House, Edinburgh SCIO, responded to this review

This very informative review regarding our location, our house and hospitality which encapsulates perfectly what we are about here at Emmaus House. Hospitality is one of the mains aims of the work of our charity. Thank you

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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 

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Address: 14 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $42 - $76 (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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“All comfy and charming.”
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