Allison House 17

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Comfort Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Standard Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Comfort Twin Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Allison House 17

Allison House 17

3.0 star property

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2AX

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNational Library of Scotland9 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh16 min walk
  • Popular LocationHolyrood Park21 min drive
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)40 min drive

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About this area


Allison House 17 is located in Newington, a neighborhood in Edinburgh. Notable landmarks in the area include Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Royal Commonwealth Pool and Surgeon's Hall are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • National Library of Scotland - 9 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 16 min walk
  • Greyfriar's Bobby - 4 min drive
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 4 min drive
  • Holyrood Park - 21 min drive

Getting around

  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 41 min drive


  • Delhi Diner - 3 min walk
  • Kwok Brasserie - 5 min walk
  • Beetroot Sauvage - 6 min walk
  • Old Bell Inn - 6 min walk
  • Voujon - 7 min walk

About this property

Allison House 17

3-star Edinburgh guesthouse in Newington, near University of Edinburgh
This smoke-free guesthouse features express check-in, express check-out, and free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free.
Allison House 17 offers 11 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. This Edinburgh guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.



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


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking


  • Lockers available
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Iron/ironing board

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Staff working hours are from 8-11 AM and 2-7 PM Monday to Sunday. Telephone contact hours are from 2-7 PM Monday to Friday.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between December 16 and December 27.


Pets not allowed

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or 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 major credit cards; cash is not accepted
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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Allison Edinburgh
Allison House Edinburgh
Allison House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Allison House Hotel Edinburgh
Allison House Hotel
Allison House 17 Guesthouse Edinburgh
Allison House 17 Guesthouse
Allison House 17 Edinburgh
Allison House 17 Edinburgh
Allison House 17 Guesthouse
Allison House 17 Guesthouse Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 103 out of 254 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 95 out of 254 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 38 out of 254 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 254 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 254 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Very basic room with poor ensuite. Ensuite lighting poor, door did not close, very small basin and mirror. Property looked tired.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
very nice place, comfortable bed, convenient location. a lot of restaurants.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy access, bus stop was directly across the street. It has secure luggage storage and was extremely quiet for such a busy main traffic route.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in May 2022