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Dalton, Georgia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Husband and I found this amazing place just doing some research, and I am SO glad we did! Debbie and Phillip not only were quick and easy at responding via email, but debbie made sure she thoroughly answered all questions. She even went above and beyond to give me tips and suggestions for our stay in the city. The pilrig...

Thank catmcansss
Reviewed 13 January 2017

In addition to the great location (Pilrig Park in the middle between Edinburgh City Centre and Leith) the house impresses with its lovingly chosen equipment and the warm welcome by the owners. Many details make the visitor feel right at home: - Christmas flowers (Euphorbia pulcherrima) in the living room - a decanter of whiskey (lifesaving in cold winter times!)...

Thank frenchysworld
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Everything in Pilrig House is 5 star! From the gracious and generous greeting to the first class amenities, this place shines. The rooms are so well appointed and every single detail is accounted for. One could not ask for cleaner, quieter and more serene surroundings within such close proximity to downtown Edinburgh. One feels transported back in time in this...

1Thank Leslie M
Aiken South Carolina
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were fortunate to stay in the Park Apartment for the month of August. Everything written by previous guests is true. Pilrig House is a wonderful place to stay and Philip and Debbie are amazing and are there to make a stay pleasurable. August is the month of Tattoo, International Festival, Fringe, Book Festival which makes it easy to do...

Thank tripcontessa
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Rooms were great. Lots of amenities provided, We especially liked the whisky decanter and fresh fruit left. I needed to get scotch for a friend back home, Philip gave us plenty of information on the Whisky Society, and let us use their membership. Bussing to Edinburgh from here is a peach, there are so many bus options within a 2-5...

Thank Frances M
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Garden Apartment at the Pilrig House for two weeks at the end of July and the beginning of August. The apartment was so spacious, modern and spotlessly clean, supplied with everything one could possibly need or want. Debbie and Philip are wonderful hosts - very knowledgeable about the area/attractions & transportation. It is...

Thank stevediane2015
Sooke, Canada
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed 7 night in the Garden Apartment at Pilrig House in May. It was lovely and so peaceful and quiet after our previous busy two weeks travelling in London and Edinburgh area. We found this historical home (Robert Louis Stevenson family - built in 1638) on the website and it was exactly as shown. The apartment was so spacious,...

Thank Jeanette U
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is the second time my husband and I have stayed at Pilrig House. It has been and is an absolutely perfect place! Hosts Philip and Debbie always go 110 % for there guests. They also were so helpful in helping us with the sites we wanted to see. They put us on to Mike Mckinlay of Capital Tours who...

Thank kajn48
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We were able to stay at Pilrig house for a few nights and had a wonderful and peaceful time. Phillip gave us more than enough information to get the lay of the land and we loved our time exploring Edinburgh. The room had everything we needed and is convenient to grab a cab and get to anywhere we needed to...

Thank James G
Reviewed 12 February 2016

We did our research and found this gem on our own. What a stroke of luck. The House is an historical site built in 1638 and has ties to the Balfour's and Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (author of Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde). Our Scottish hosts Debbie and Philip could not have been more gracious and accommodating....

Thank Amy G

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Additional Information about Pilrig House

Address: Pilrig House Close, Edinburgh EH6 5RF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Hotel Class:4 star — Pilrig House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Pilrig House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Any of the self catering are perfect. We have been in the Garden Apartment and the Park Apartment. They are perfect”
kajn48, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Park View room (which was our 1st pick) but all were gorgeous with views.”
  • The Gardens were incredible!
  • We spent much time on these landmark steps enjoying the dog park view.
  • Philip giving us insights about the places we will see. A very interesting man.
  • These steps are the private entrance to the
  • These steps are the private entrance to the
K7720EPamyg, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Any room is perfect”
betha858, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Select the Park Apartment for huge views of the wonderful park.”
DerrickFamily, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are well appointed and incredibly comfortable. Attention to detail abounds.”
europhilenorthwest, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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