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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2010

everything about this B&B was lovely. As many of the other reviews have said, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. All guests were made to feel extremly welcome. Even though not all the rooms have been redecorated, they are all gorgeous, very homely and cosy. Sleep quality was amazing. Very comfy beds! The cooked breakfast was top quality....

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Very much appreciated Regards Graham

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2010

The Glenisla is situated in a quiet residential street with free parking available. The ensuite bedroom was small but well furnished and immaculately clean. Full Scottish breakfast was perfect and the service was excellent.The Glenisla is a 40 minute walk from the bustling centre of Edinburgh or there is a good local bus service. Good pub food / restaurant can...

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Reviewed 2 July 2010

I was in Edinburgh visiting a friend and was recommended this Guest House. Set in a beautiful residential area but close to puplic transport and a stunning building. I believe this Guest House is now under new owners and very nice and helpfull they were. My 3 year old daughter was given lots of attention. Our room was very comfortable...

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Reviewed 5 May 2010

This is a lovely hotel, situated a short bus ride form the city. 2 friends and I stayed here for the May bank holiday. We were made to feel immeadiately welcome, the staff were friendly and helpful, showed proper interest in helping us to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. The rooms was lovely, great old fashioned decor, but...

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Reviewed 18 March 2010

Stayed at The Glenisla Hotel for a mothers day visit to Edinburgh. This recently refurbished hotel which is under new management, offers superb value for money. Staff were welcoming and the hotel had a very relaxed feel to it The room was clean and comfortable with complimentary tea,coffee,water and a selection of biscuits. The staff were extremely helpful with directions...

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Very much appreciated Regards Graham

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm and friendly welcome always awaits our guests at The Glenisla guest house and bed and breakfast, and it will be our pleasure to ensure that you have a memorable stay in Edinburgh. Situated in the leafy suburbs of historic Edinburgh, our guest house offers a great bed & breakfast and a convenient place to stay while touring the beautiful city of Edinburgh. While in Edinburgh we wish to ensure you have an enjoyable and comfortable stay in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere and receive the highest standards of care and attention possible of any bed and breakfast or guest house. Our bed and breakfast is housed in one of Edinburgh’s 19th-century Georgian buildings, retaining its traditional appearance with some wonderful original cornices, elegant high ceilings and stained glass windows with attractive gardens to the front and rear, a truly serene setting for bed and breakfast in Edinburgh. We are a small (9 bedrooms) family run bed & breakfast. Our guest house is located in a peaceful and beautiful conservation area of Edinburgh, yet only minutes by bus or taxi from Edinburgh city centre. Edinburgh University's Kings Buildings are just a stone's throw away, so The Glenisla guest house is a great place to stay if you are in Edinburgh for an Open Day or Residential Week at the University, or if you are a visiting lecturer or a student undertaking a research project.We are also only a short distance from the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and can boast ample free parking (both on-street and off-street) as well as free Wi-Fi in all rooms so The Glenisla guest house is perfect for those visiting Edinburgh on business as well as pleasure.Our bed and breakfast package is the ideal way to start your working or touring day in Edinburgh and you can be sure of a warm welcome during your visit to our guest house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Glenisala

Address: 12 Lygon Road, Edinburgh EH16 5QB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $39 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Top floor quite a walk upwards, if you're not fit.”
JimR521, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
“In a very quiet area - check that your room has an en-suite if this will bother you particularly.”
teamryles, 2 Sep 2012 | Read review
“If given a choice between Room 7&8 (both doubles) opt for Room 7. The triple room is nice as well with a fireplace but not an ensuite.”
dreamr31, 28 Aug 2012 | Read review
“If you're staying alone, the single room is large enough for one person, no need to go for a double room if you're worried about space.”
476stephanieh, 29 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Fruit available. Ask re en-suite if you need one. Just enjoy a great hotel!”
woodyswebwatch, 27 Aug 2011 | Read review
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