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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

And I'm being kind because Trish took my booking over from another local B&B when the owner there decided to go on holiday - giving me less than a week of notice before my visit to Edinburgh! Everything about the Armadillo Guest House is dated and tired. My husband and I were in room 3 on the first floor. It... More 

Thank Hazel B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This B&B is amazing value for money given its location (10mins walk to Princess St) and the fact it is spotlessly clean and comes with great breakfast options with plenty of tea/coffee and toast if needed! The owner Trish, and the rest of her staff were very helpful and personable and made us feel like no question was too much.... More 

Thank Elizabeth O
Hereford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The armadillo guest house is run by a lovely lady called trish. She is very friendly and very helpful, nothing for her is too much trouble. The room we had was clean and tidy. Plenty of room too. Good selection of breakfasts to choose from, and the food was excellent. If I go to Edinburgh again I would definitely contact... More 

Thank debsdavies
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

We have just stayed at The Armadillo a d have ti say its been great. Our room was very well decorated, clean and had a lovely comfy bed. There is a good choice of breakfast too. We had the full English with plenty of toast and coffee. Trish is a lovely lady. Next time we go to Edinburgh we will... More 

1 Thank debclarke2007
Woodvale, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I stayed at the Armadillo with a friend of mine who came with me to attend a University reunion. Trish the owner was very welcoming and once we had chosen our Breakfast for the next morning ,we were taken to our room . This was clean and very comfortable , it had an ensuite which is fab in a B&B... More 

1 Thank Gloria M
Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Me and my wife both had the pleasure of staying in this lovely Guest House last week when visiting Edinburgh Zoo. The owner Trish was very helpful and very welcoming. The rooms were clean and the breakfast as good as we have had for a long while! Trish provided us with great advice on where to go and the sights... More 

Thank Michael J
Madrid, Spain
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We stayed from 25th to 31st of July of 2014. It is a clean, cosy and friendly guest house. The breakfast is also good and you can choose among several options. It is also well located, just five minutes walking to the centre of the city. Everything was perfect and the landlord was very nice. Estuvimos del 25 al 31... More 

1 Thank fernando m
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 June 2014

My stay at the Armadillo Guesthouse was great. The location is probably one of the best locations as far as Bed and Breakfasts go. You are located about 10 minutes walking from the Castle and 12 minutes walking from the Royal Mile. There are also many bus stops close by that you are able to catch that will bring you... More 

1 Thank Madden Z
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Had a great holiday break here . Landlady Trish greeted us very warm and friendly . The room was exceptional in cleanliness and comfort, breakfast was a delight fresh and tasty. The guest house is very near to the city centre and a 10 min walk to the castle . Restaurants and friendly pubs make for a lovely stay in... More 

1 Thank lesleyovens
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We have just had the most marvellous city break in Edinburgh. What a beautiful city full of such friendly people. We were recommended by friends to The Armadillo and dear Trish may I say you were integral to the success of our trip. Leaving the guest house every morning with a full tummy after a wonderful nights sleep in your... More 

2 Thank Geoff T

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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Additional Information about The Armadillo Guest House

Address: 12 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $68 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Armadillo Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
The Armadillo Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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