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Gifford House

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Certificate of Excellence
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
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Full view
75Somewhat walkable
Grade: 75 out of 100
209Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
21Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews arthur's seat dalkeith road with en suite facilities holyrood park royal commonwealth pool bus or taxi front of the house salisbury arms helpful hosts small bathroom perfect place to stay excellent location within easy walking distance every morning stayed two nights convenient location high ceilings
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Reviewed 12 August 2011

The hosts are a lovely couple - very helpful with tips for getting around. The rooms were immaculate and the third floor has a beautiful view.

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Reviewed 25 June 2011

Reasonably priced by Edinburgh standards, this guesthouse offers good value for an overnight stay. An added bonus is it comes without the 3% tariff charged by neighbouring guesthouses if you pay by credit card, as I did. Upon arrival, I received a warm welcome from...More

Thank sylvworld
Reviewed 30 May 2011

I travel to Edinburgh on business very often and have in the Gifford found one of the best hotels around and in Margaret and David found the perfect hosts. A very clean, warm and pleasant hotel with knowledgeable, welcoming hosts, always there with a smile...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2011

Had previously used tripadvisor to research this guest house and seemed perfect for our requirements. Imagine our concern,just prior to our visit, to read a very negative review. Fortunately our concern was unnecessary as Gifford House was a little gem.The hosts(Margaret and David) were welcoming...More

Thank johnvb1
Reviewed 7 May 2011

Having stayed in another guest house in Edinburgh on this same trip, I can see why this place is not in top list. First it's a bit off city centre, around 2 miles down south and you would need a bus ride to get there....More

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"Our son told us his room, facing Dalkeith Rd, was a little noisy ( they sleep with windows open), our room..."
Duffer724
24 Jun. 2018
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"Rooms at the back have a view of Arthur's Seat"
SamSansome
5 Mar. 2018
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"Our room was #4 on the front of the house, a huge, comfortable room. Street noise only an issue when the..."
SusanS_11
1 Sep. 2017
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"Room 2 - sleeps three with a lovely view"
purplechrissie
6 Apr. 2017
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PRICE RANGE
USD 96 - USD 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburgh
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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