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Reviewed 15 July 2012

Funny and hospitable host, comfortable rooms, great location close to the centre, personal touch and home-like atmosphere. Warmly recommended for short visits!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Bill personifies the good side of "Fawlty Towers". A charming host who does not shirk from a bit of banter. The guest house is well located,the rooms well equipped (shower a bit noisy but part of the fun), public transport a minute away, and the breakfast satisfying. Although not a porridge eater, it looked good.

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1Thank ramuda
Germantown, Maryland
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Bill was a great host! We had to leave early one day and he offered to set some food out for us and then he even get up early to prepare breakfast for us ! The house was a bit out of the center of town but a lovely walk there and back, no problem. There is a excellent Thai...

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1Thank MSW_10
Carrick on Shannon
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Was not my first choice for a B&B in Edinburgh but nonetheless very good, owner Bill is friendly & service is very good. Total freedom to come & go when it suits; kept our luggage after our check-out till our flight time; rooms spacious & comfortable & great selection of quality breakfast fare. convenient to city centre & excellent bus...

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3Thank LeitrimGuy
San Francisco
Reviewed 7 January 2012

This was my first ever B+B experience and even though I'm not sure if I will choose these types of accommodations again, the host Bill, could likely make a convert out of anyone. Our room, on the top floor, was comfortable, clean and a good value. The location was close enough to all major attractions including the Royal Mile, the...

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3Thank jerrySF
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2011

.We stayed at Garlands in mid September for three nights prior to a driving holiday and another on our return and can say without a doubt this was the best B&B we have stayed at.The B&B was spacious and charming but the best feature was Bill,s easy going friendly manner.His subtle humour at breakfast set a happy relaxed feel for...

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2Thank kerry c
calgary
Reviewed 21 September 2011

We stayed at the Garlands in early August with our three teenaged children. Bill was a very warm, friendly host and was great with our kids. The breakfast was excellent, the best we had at B&B's in the UK. He makes especially good porridge! It was an easy, short trip downtown on the bus. We highly recommend the Garlands.

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2Thank kris B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2011

The welcome was warm, the room very clean and very comfortable, and the breakfast fantastic. Bill the host was enthusiastic and full of local knowledge. I have stayed in Edinburgh many times but this was the best - look no further!

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2Thank Jamie2701
Oxon Hill, Maryland
Reviewed 14 August 2011

Bill who is the on-site manager of Garlan's is simultaneoulsy a warm and engaging host; he made us feel very much at home. Add to this that Garland's is a very tastefully and warmly furnished house with a lot of period accents. Accomodations were excellent, breakfast was superb and the service was great.

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1Thank A Carlos C
Toronto
Reviewed 12 August 2011

My partner and I had a great stay At Garland's Guest House. Located on Pilrig Street, which seems to be B&B central in Edinburgh, it was easy to find, very clean, comfortable, and within walking distance of the tourist destinations. Sometimes I feel a bit odd staying at a B&B since it is a stranger's home, but Bill was quite...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Garlands Guest House

Address: 48 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh EH6 5AL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 7,445 - ₹ 15,296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The 3rd floor double is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles Denver_Mec, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for a top floor room as you get the views of Edinburgh to the shore of Leith.”
 of 5 bubbles GrantG854, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go early for breakfast and take your time - nice, relaxing music to have your full breakfast to, and antique crockery to eat it off.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewp442, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bus route 11 runs along Pilrig Street. Our double room overlooking the garden was very quiet indeed; no traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Bee46, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Request rooms on upper levels if you don't want to be at street level and hear passing traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles colinc371, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
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