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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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90 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming B&B in town. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Room was clean, large, comfy bed and well equipped. Traditional Scottish Breakfast was top and convivial, all seating around a large table, well done.

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Adolphustown, Canada
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

In an older row house in New Town. Offers free parking, nice room, comfortable bed, and great food. All the guests sit around a big dining room table in the kitchen for breakfast where the food is being prepared and the dishes washed. Very friendly, and approachable atmosphere. People with young families would be welcome here too. We came here... More 

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Nordenham, Germany
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Pros: Comfy beds (twin rooms available), spacious rooms, fridge and microwave in each room, nice staff, cleanliness Matter of taste: the kitchen as breakfast room. As described in previous reviews you sit together with other guests at one big table and you have to choose a time for breakfast prior the morning due to limited space. Afterwards, the kitchen smell... More 

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NC
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

From the owner/host (Edna) to the staff (Marta especially!) to the delicious full Scottish breakfast to the cute and comfortable rooms, this little guest house is a gem of a place. Our family of four were made to feel welcome and at home, the girls were delighted with their bunk bed, and the walk up to the Castle was an... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights to visit the Fringe festival and do some sightseeing. This large b& b is in Leith which means it's easy to travel into the town centre by bus or stroll up to the harbour to see the Dazzle Ship and Britannia or dine in one of thr many harbourside restaurants and bars. Wetherspoons is 200yds... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The room was very tidy and the breakfast was delicious.The sausage was the most delicious one I ate so far in England.The room was cosy but a bit small.The boss was very friendly.The two dogs were very cute😆,i would like to come here again😊.

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Buckie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Spent 3 nights here in a triple room. While the room isn't huge it was more than adequate, the beds were comfy and there was also a fridge and safe in the room. Great base for visiting Edinburgh and lovely wee pubs and restaurants to sit at in the evening close by. Lovely cooked breakfast. Thank you Edna and Marta.

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Thank Diane F
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Pillars House for only one night but had such a wonderful stay there!! The breakfast was fantastic and the staff was so nice! We would definitely recommend it to anybody who is staying in Edinburgh for a couple nights.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pillars House could be a traditional and very good guest house. But it is more than that. But lets start with the basics, Pillars House is located in Leith in Edinburgh. 10 minutes walk from the cool places and very good restaurants down at the old harbour. And around 25 minutes walk up to the city center. The rooms are... More 

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Thank Tholon
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights rooms where lovely clean and very cosy ... The breakfast where fantastic and all guests sat around the table together and where able to chat whilst having breakfast .. Edna and staff where lovely and very friendly would recommend anybody to book at this bnb there is also a park over the road so... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pillars house was originally built and owned by Crawford which were offices and a spirit store in the late 18th century. Most of the building still has a lot of its character left as you can see as you walk in through the main entrance. The courtyard where our free parking is situated was traditionally used as the delivery entrance where the horse and carts brought the whiskey from the highlands to be blended. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pillars House

Address: 125 Constitution St. | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH6 7AE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 6,224 - ₹ 10,806 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pillars House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Try for the ground floor”
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“Room 2 has three single beds, a good shower, opening window onto a quiet street for fresh air and was clean and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles koworld, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you not used to late night city noise, ask for room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles juspa, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just discuss with the staff what you are after and I am sure they will try to provide whatever you need.”
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