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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over the last weekend in October and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Having stayed at many 5 star hotels it was clear to see that this establishment didn't have the same modern look and taste however it had everything we needed & there were no complaints at all. The breakfasts are very good - overall, if you're on a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

A large room with a small ensuite. All very clean and water very hot. Breakfast was excellent with a wide choice. The cooked breakfast was well cooked, no fat in sight, and the bacon was lovely. We were in the back room and were able to have our window open at night because it was so quiet. Well placed to... More 

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Thank Hils4446
Newry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This property is ideally located for anything you might want to do in the city. Many cafes and bars nearby for all tastes. The owner Ken is super friendly and extremely helpful, I couldn't fault him or his service!! Comfy bed, clean room and a good selection for breakfast.......what more could you want??

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Thank Lorraine H
Forres, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stayed here while attending a conference. You can hop on a bus in the next street, which gets you into town in a few mins for £1.50. Quite a few steps up to the entrance and all the rooms are upstairs, so not wheelchair accessible. Very cheap accom, only £30 for a single. So I will over look the fact... More 

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Thank Maria W
guildford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Last minute decision to go for Hogmanay but needed a reasonable hotel near the centre, this fitted the bill ( some hotels were asking astronomical prices) although after booking I read the reviews and was a bit concerned. I needn't have worried, I arrvied late, train delays, but to a very warm SXcoittish welcome, I was warned the room was... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Lovely comfortable bed - good facilities in the room. Shower needed attention (never used a shower like it). The double socket with the air freshener plugged in was away from the wall - very dangerous. Great cooked breakfast especially the haggis.

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Thank Jacqui T
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

I stayed in this B&B two nights. I am so impressed with the service. The person running the B&B is kind and was more than willing to help. The guest house is located in a pretty good spot --- a 10 minute (fast walk) or 15 min (slow walk) to Princess street, up a hill, where you will find the... More 

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Thank KatieJakob
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Had a lovely enjoyable week in the Abercraig Guest House. The room was very clean and tidy and the hospitality and food was exceptional, would highly recommend to family and friends. Very close to the city centre.

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1 Thank karl d
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Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed on a Sunday night just for one night in a single room. Really friendly welcome from Stacey, bed was super comfy and the full Scottish breakfast was top-notch, a great way to start the day :) Would definitely return - close enough to the centre but away enough that it was a peaceful nights sleep!

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3 Thank Josh F
Glasgow
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Friendly service - received an upgrade free of charge. Very helpful, and a decent breakfast served. Free parking in the area not fantastic, and room and bathroom were a little tired, but overall a good place to stay :)

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Additional Information about Ailsa Guest House

Address: 11 Eyre Place, Edinburgh EH3 5ES, Scotland (Formerly Abercraig Guest House)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £58 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ailsa Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We were in room 7 which had a good bed and at the back so no noise of the road....”
 of 5 bubbles 891lauriem, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I had a single room which was on the top floor facing the road. Cosy and not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles ClareQ989, 31 May 2013 | Read review
“Rooms facing north are with views away from roads.”
 of 5 bubbles BizT215, 26 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at at the back and at the top were lovely and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles AniaK834, 17 Dec 2012 | Read review
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