Allison House 16 Guesthouse

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Allison House 16 Guesthouse

Allison House 16 Guesthouse

4.0 star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
16 Mayfield Gardens, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2BZ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Library of Scotland10 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh18 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive
  • Popular LocationHolyrood Park21 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Allison House 16 Guesthouse is located in Newington, a neighborhood in Edinburgh. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks and Edinburgh Zoo is a popular area attraction. Royal Commonwealth Pool and Our Dynamic Earth are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • National Library of Scotland - 10 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 18 min walk
  • Greyfriar's Bobby - 4 min drive
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 4 min drive
  • Holyrood Park - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 4 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Kwok Brasserie - 6 min walk
  • Beetroot Sauvage - 7 min walk
  • Old Bell Inn - 8 min walk
  • Voujon - 8 min walk
  • Positano - 9 min walk

About this property

Allison House 16 Guesthouse

4-star Edinburgh guesthouse in Newington, near University of Edinburgh
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has free self parking and free WiFi in public areas.
Allison House 16 Guesthouse offers 7 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Edinburgh guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free offsite parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM) and Monday - Sunday (2:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 67 out of 138 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 46 out of 138 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 17 out of 138 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 138 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 138 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.6/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Our first room was very small and fell apart on night 1. The staff moved us to a larger, well maintained suite which was comfortable and absolutely charming.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very easy to check-in, clean
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a good place to stay for a night. generally I can recommend Allison House.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021