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Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a night out with friends. Decent sized room with a double bed and single bed. Staff were very friendly and the location was perfect for heading into central Edinburgh. Would recommend for anyone going for a night out in Edinburgh!

Thank Dave A
paisley scotland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Hotel (if you dare call it a Hotel) is of a very poor standard and overpriced. My room was cold no spare blankets. Stairs to my room were very steep and no lift as I am 64 years old this was a climb for me. My room was of a poor standard quite clean but could have been better....

1Thank oldvet
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

1Thank 528walkern
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was the worst we have stayed in and how it continues to trade as a hotel is a mystery, clearly it is never inspected. Room 36 has plaster coming from ceiling in bathroom, thermostat on shower not working.! Handrail on steep flight of stairs broken. Rooms freezing. Dreadful place.

Thank Bernadette T
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Room nice enough, paid £8 per day for breakfast...said on website free breakfast. My daughter and husband decided not to eat breakfast despite the fact I had paid for it so they made quite a bit of extra money out of us.

2Thank mornylovescotland
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Read alot of bad reviews about this hotel so really wasn't expecting it too be good but was rather surprised was greeted by a man on the desk who was polite and answered any questions we had was told where our room was which was rather small but clean the bedding smelled fresh bed was comfy enough shower and toilet...

1Thank Kim K
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel for the price really. It was fine, the room was warm and clean. The bathroom was clean and looked new, and the shower was very warm which was great after a long day outside in the cold! The room was lacking in any kind of decoration and was decidedly brown. The mattress was quite hard and...

Thank Jeff R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

1Thank Chanoch W
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is only to be booked as a last resort. All the other B'n'Bs on this street look really inviting compared to this one. It was cheaper than the others but a few pounds more would be money well-spent. Gloomy lobby, shabby, and feels as though the rooms upstairs are servants' quarters. Our room was small however the bed...

Thank julesmayb
Inverurie, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Do not book into this "hotel". The place is a shambles! Awful customer service, dirty rooms, towels damp, no accessible mirror, unsafe kettle and plug sockets and a jammed door which is an obvious fire hazard. Do not stay here

Thank Alison M

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi

Additional Information about Edinburgh House Hotel

Address: 90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AY, Scotland (Formerly Balfour House)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Free Breakfast
Price Range: £27 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Edinburgh House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“The rooms we used were 15&16 not good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles oldvet, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“don't leave windows open with valuablesome in ”
 of 5 bubbles 528walkern, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles julesmayb, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't assume B&B's include breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles W6000CIharrym, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“don't bother”
  • looked like it has come off the wall many times and never fixed
  • when we went to use the stair railing inside the room it came off the wall
  • this is the very tiny shower stall. peeling paint and mold
 of 5 bubbles 558ireneh, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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