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Albyn Townhouse

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in one of the rooms on the top floor - bright, clean and cozy with a view over the school. Really welcoming staff and owner. The breakfast was abundant and tasty. The location of the property is not in the historical centre but still very convenient - 20 mins walk. For this price you really can't get much better....

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend in Edinburgh and The Albyn was a large part of that it as a well managed and tastefully decorated guest house. We were warmly greated by Lydie and her lovely new born baby boy. We were given lots of help an advice on the surrounding areas including some directions drawn on a small...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing guesthouse this is. Extremely warm welcome when we arrived from Lydie our host. Lovely large bedroom on 1st floor with everything provided. Breakfast had something for everybody including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. We had a full breakfast though each day plus home made jams and compotes. 10 min walk across the Meadows to the National Museum...

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Brisbane,Queensland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed three nights and had a great comfortable bed and room. B & B furbished to high standard so pleased with choice of b & b. Given front room with view of quiet street which b & b is at the end of. No noise. Staff all friendly and owners Lydia and David? fantastic hosts. Accomodation within walking (15 minutes)to...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This gem of a guest house is tucked away in a cul-de-sac just off of bruntsfield place. Its easily reached from the centre with a short walk or buses. The area it's self is surrounded by lovey boutiques and independent shops ( much like Gloucester Road in Bristol) and fantastic restaurants. The breakfast was superb me or my wife couldn't...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I cannot speak more highly of this wonderful bed and breakfast. Huge choice at breakfast, vegetarians, vegans and GF's will feel especially well looked after here. I particularly enjoyed the vanilla pancakes with maple syrup. The house is very comfortable and peaceful. Communication was good at all times and clear guest information emailed before our stay. Lydie upgraded us to...

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1Thank Garamond11
Peterhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Found thus b n b on TripAdvisor and was not dissapointed. Lovely friendly greeting and the owner carried our case up 2 flights to our room. We were room 9 on the top floor but it was still a large room with comfy bed and sofa area. Spotless clean and lovely area, so quiet at night was hard to believe...

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Albyntownhouse, Owner at Albyn Townhouse, responded to this review

hello! thank you so much for your comments we are so pleased that you enjoyed staying with us, likewise it was very lovely to meet you and we hope to have you again stay with us. Best wishes for the Christmas Holidays! Lydie & Team

widnes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic !! The bedroom was great the bed was wonderful never slept as well in a long time. The Hosts were a delight to meet. Breakfast and everything else just as I had hoped for. Would stay again anytime. Thank you again, oh and it's spotlessly clean and colourful.

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Albyntownhouse, Owner at Albyn Townhouse, responded to this review

Monsieur! thank you so much! your comments are overwhelming thank you again, we also hope to seeing again. Kind regards Lydie

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My other half booked this for my birthday. I would advise you to pre book parking through the town house as the road the town house is on is permit only. We stayed in the superior double king ensuite with views of the sea and castle. Room was stunning and spacious. Tea coffee facilities in the room. Lydie and Dave...

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Albyntownhouse, Owner at Albyn Townhouse, responded to this review

Hello!! thank you!! it was an absolute pleasure! I am so glad we could help making this occasion special, it was so nice having you both. I hope you are well & have a lovely Christmas. Best wishes to both. Lydie x

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this lovely guest hotel 5th & 6th Nov. We had the pleasure of meeting Lydie, David and the children. What a lovely welcome. The guest house is beautiful, tasteful and very comfortable with high standards. Delicious choices for breakfast. The house is set in a peaceful quiet area and have to say it was...

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Albyntownhouse, Owner at Albyn Townhouse, responded to this review

Oh thank you! The kids love meeting guests as well, I just hope it wasn't too much!! I am always embarrassed at how much they can talk! more than me!! I just hope you kept your drawing safe and that it has now a proud place on your fridge! no pressure... Take care and hope to see you both again....

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“We stayed in Room 3 which is at the front on the first floor - it's huge!”
 of 5 bubbles Garamond11, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No lift so probably not suitable to those who are unable to climb stairs”
 of 5 bubbles tracysQ8874XY, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room #2 was very spacies.”
 of 5 bubbles burtm2013, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“located at the end of a dead end street, so very quiet in the evenings. Great restaurants/variety w/in 10 minute walk.”
 of 5 bubbles 752mt, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're traveling with a group of people, be sure to book early to ensure that you'll be able to book multiple rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles E2277ORjamesb, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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