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Gifford House
Ranked #77 of 396 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had a lovely one night stay in this guest house. As we normally stay in a hotel not someone's home, I was a bit nervous that the owners would be too "chatty". This was not the case. Margaret was welcoming but just let us get on with our stay.
The room was perfect, toiletries, hairdryer, tv etc all great. Breakfast was perfect and into the bargain we had a beautiful view of Arthur's Seat.
We will be back.

Room Tip: Room 2 - sleeps three with a lovely view
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  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The staff were fantastic. Very lovely and the breakfast was positively amazing! The room itself was very clean, spacious and very comfortable. Looking out the window, you can see Arthur's seat in the distance - only a 5-10 minute walk away. A bit far from the Royal Mile, but still within a brisk 25 minute walk. Would definitely stay again! Cannot speak highly enough of the staff!

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank Yeomeister
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stayed at the Gifford House for 4 nights. We thank very much Margaret and David for their welcome.
We had the spacious room n° 5 : calm, comfortable, very clean, TV with big screen, different sorts of tea, coffee, cakes. sweets, very good breakfast...
We would definitevely come back and recommend this B&B.

Stayed: December 2016
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night while visiting Edinburgh for the Christmas market and to see Mamma Mia. I give this a rating of 5 as the couple who run the Guest House were very friendly and welcoming.We had a lovely spacious room with 2 single beds and a double. Breakfast was great. The couple were also very helpful advising us about local buses and where to go.
Would definitely recommend Gifford House.

Stayed: December 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Pauline C
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Myself and my 2 daughters stayed at Gifford house for one night while Christmas shopping, this guest house is lovely, Margaret made us feel very welcome , the housekeeping is excellent and to a very high standard, we had a large room with very comfortable beds, the Gifford guest house is a 20 minute walk into the center of Edinburgh and there is a bus stop on the doorstep, we found it just as easy to jump in a taxi for a 5 minute trip to princess street, the following morning we were welcomed into the dinning room by David who brought us tea and toast while our hot breakfast was being prepared and it was delishes and set us up for our final last minute shopping befor we cought our train home , I would highly recommend this guest house and would like to thank Margaret and David again for our wonderful stay

Room Tip: We had a family room ad it was very large and bright
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  • Stayed: December 2016, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Gifford House

Address: 103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #77 of 396 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range: $120 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gifford House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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 
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