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Violet Bank House

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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 21 Mar 2017
    “Home from home, comfortable and spacious apartment”
  • 17 Jul 2016
    “Long weekend for phonics gig ”
167 Lanark Road West, Edinburgh EH14 5NZ Scotland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Fitness centre
Business Centre
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were welcomed by Reta, who showed us around, told us about the apartment and helped us with our queries about the city and the bus service. The apartment is warm and comfortable and feels like home. Two large bedrooms with comfortable beds were welcome...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank c00ps38
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent couldnt fault anything owner john welcomed us and explained everything bring your ipod etc as sound system is built in to apartment everything immaculate def be back!! Good value close to town 12 o clock checkin/out coffee sugar milk provided for a start excellent...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Iain T
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This review is a very long overdue one. It is better late than never right. We discovered Violet Bank House when searching for a B&B to stay in Edinburgh. Upon our arrival we were greeted by the friendly Reta and John. Our first impression was...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank ashana
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner spent two wonderful nights here while visiting the local sights.The owners,Reta and John, greeted us like friends and couldn't do more to make our visit better.From helping us with local knowledge to cooking us the perfect breakfast.We will definitely be returning.

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank joeyking
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We have just had a fabulous 6 night stay at the Violet Bank House. There aren’t enough stars in the Trip Advisor review system to give it justice here – we would award it 10 if that was possible! From the initial booking, to the...More

Date of stay: November 2015
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With five stars "It's the difference which makes the difference." Beds you won't want to leave, powerful showers, fluffy robes and towels. Breakfast on smoked haddock topped with tomato and melting cheddar, hot More pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. Our garden overlooks the Water of Leith, Pentland hills farmland and woodlands. Free Parking, Wi-Fi, DVD, TV and radio. 10 minutes to the airport. Heriot-Watt University - one mile. Finalists in "Friendliest Landlady "award - 2007-8. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$58 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Violet Bank House Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms
Price range
US$58 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Violet Bank House Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Traveller (3)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (2)
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"All of the rooms are very elegant and spacious."
9 Dec 2015
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"No bad rooms in this house"
27 Jul 2015
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"1st floor rooms have great view to rear, but all 3 rooms are wonderful"
25 May 2014
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"all rooms are great"
19 May 2013
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