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Davis, California
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Not too far from the university and various parks. All walking distance. And the bus line runs along Dalkeith. Good restaurants nearby. Inn keepers are gracious and welcoming. Happy we stayed here. Recommended. Rooms are spacious. Quiet. Especially the rooms at the rear. Good breakfast.

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Datteln, Germany
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Having come back to Gifford House for the third time (after 2009 and 2012), we still like this place very much. And old townhouse a little south of the Commonwealth Pool, this establishment is ideally situated for visiting Edinburgh. The nearest bus stop is right across the street with buses going to the center every few minutes. Approach by car...

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Fairport, New York
Reviewed 9 September 2014

A group of 8 of us stayed here, for a total of four days, at the start and the end of our trip to Scotland, and we loved it. The rooms are lovely and very clean. Breakfast is delicious, and David's porridge is especially tasty. Margaret and David are warm and helpful in every way, For example, they provided insights...

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welwyn garden city
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Parking was off street ? Was safe. Nice people but thought it was expensive but then Edinburgh is pricy. Good breakfast. Clean room. Good wifi. We ate in to local pubs. We took a taxi into town. £8.00 . So a little out of town. The toilet and shower room are very cramped. Rooms at the back are quiet.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This is the second time I have stayed here in the last 14 months. David and Margaret are great hosts, and I found the place to be clean and quiet. I am a golfer, so you cannot get much closer to the Prestonfield Golf Course. Plus, the bus stops right in front of the place if you want to go...

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

We are actually still staying here, but I love this place so much I wanted to post a review! My wife and I are traveling on our honeymoon and we are so happy we found this place to stay! I run a large wedding and event venue in Colorado and my wife runs and manages 20 international hotels and so...

1Thank Zenguitardude
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2014

We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Gifford House. It was a lovely experience and everything was excellent. Margaret and David could not have been more hospitable. The room and breakfasts were both top-notch.

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Knysna, South Africa
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed at Gifford House for 3 nights during the CWG and the start of the Edinburgh Festival. Margaret and David are the most charming and helpful hosts who are always willing to offer advice on anything relating to your visit to Edinburgh (or any part of Scotland for that matter). The rooms are well appointed and the establishment is...

1Thank JohanMoolman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We stayed with Margaret and David for 4 nights. nothing was too much trouble, David helped with directions and booking a taxi for an early morning start [to get to Glasgow for the Games ].He even did us an early breakfast! The food was amazing. I recommend the salmon and scrambled egg! I would definitely return hopefully next year for...

Thank CarolLyndon
Billerica, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We were greeted by the friendly host Margaret. She upgraded our room to a family room which was very spacious. It had 1 Queen & 2 twin beds overlooking the front of the house. Bathroom was very modern & had a box with bathroom supplies (scissors, cotton balls , q-tips, etc.) was even provided which I had never seen in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gifford House is an elegant 4 Star GOLD guest house located one and a quareter miles from the Royal Mile.David and Margaret the resident owners like to offer their guests a high quality of comfort and serviceAll our rooms have been refurbished to a very high standard with your comfort in mind ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gifford House

Address: 103 Dalkeith Rd., Edinburgh EH16 5AJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 5,914 - ₹ 19,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gifford House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We had a family room ad it was very large and bright”
 of 5 bubbles juliehall950, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You feel at home in their rooms.”
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“Top level is good for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 372alasdairm, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Check if non-smoking.”
 of 5 bubbles MaL61, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“We had a street side room, which was not overshadowed by road traffic and provided a lovely view.”
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