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Historical Traveler Reviews Elmview Edinburgh
Elmview - hospitality at its best!
If you're staying in Edinburgh then this is the place to stay. From the excellent location, great restaurants nearby to the 5 star accommodation and breakfasts to die for! Nothing is too much trouble for the hosts Nici and Robin. Everything you need to make your stay in Edinburgh special.
(PS - don't forget to try the haggis!)
An outstanding experience!
We have stayed at Elmview 4 times in the last year. It is simply the best place to stay in Edinburgh- superb location, great rooms, mouthwatering breakfasts and Nici and Robin are wonderful hosts. Looking forward to staying again later this year.
Elmview IS Edinburgh
From the golfing meadow right outside, to the wonderful resturants within a short stroll, to the nearby majestry of Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse, Elmview IS Edinburgh. With its amazing (and vast) breakfasts, its freindly and helpful hosts, and its numerous amenities, it provides a great place from which to launch a day's adventure, as well as a comfortable home to return to. Simply put, Elmview was a key part of a wonderful visit in this beautiful city.
A great break in Edinburgh
Perfect 5 Star b & b Excellent Location. Just 10 min stroll to City centre.Robin & Nicki Perfect hosts serving an excellent breakfast. Large Victorian Rooms but with all modern conviences. Sherry on arrival was a nice touch. A perfect place to stay.
One of the Best
Stayed for a long weekend, Was made to feel very welcome by Robin and Nicci, Rooms and Breakfast was all you could hope for and more. Had a great stay.
An ideal place to stay
Elmview certainly lives up to its 5* rating. We recently spent stayed there and enjoyed the excellent accommodation and food, the breakfast was superb. The room was extremely well presented, clean and very comfortable. This together with the personal attention from the hosts made a pleasant change from larger, sometimes soulless establishments. Highly recommended!
Best B&B in Scotland
Since 2001 I've been coming to Edinburg every year and always stayed at Elmview. I wouldn't change it for any other hotel or B&B since it is truely the best place to enjoy and. All rooms are arranged with such a love for detail and the hosts Robin and Nici will provide you with everything you could possibly need to feel comfortable, from golf clubs to VCR. The breakfast is excellent with a large choice of delicious specialities (incl. vegetarian breakfast dishes). Last but not least I'd like to mention that the hospitality and kindness of Nici and Robin makes it really a special place to stay. Thanks!
Brilliant Place to Stay
My experience at Elmview was a highlight of my recent trip to Scotland. To start they were able to provide a room for me at the last minute. Upon my arrival to their house (2 hours late), they gave me a breakfast. When I needed map, to find a paticular street, Robin gave me a whole book to use and helped me to locate it. Any question a guest had they had the answer or were quick to find the correct answer. Breakfast was excellent, Nici is an exceptional cook. They truly are a hidden treasure in Edinburgh, and I have reccomended them to all of my family and friends.
Lastly, Elmview's location is perfect, just a 5 minute taxi ride from Waverly Station and the rest of the downtown area, with a beautiful park across the street.
A view of the oldest golf course in Edinburgh.
I've had the opportunity, being a marathoner, to stay in many hotels in the world and The Elmview, "Richard and Marny" are equal to, in my opinion, to the Caledonian and of course less expensive. The location, hospitality, rooms, breakfast are super. I'm truly grateful that Richard and Marny crossed my path. To stay at the Elmview is a great experience. Thanks,
The only place to stay in Edinburgh
Richard and Marny are among the nicest people I've met in Europe. I would not think of staying anywhere else in Edinburgh. The breakfast is fantastic and the rooms are very large. The bathrooms are marble and there are lots of extras like fridges and complimentary sherry. This is truly a class act. Talking about the Elmview makes me miss Edinburgh!
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... three night and two full days plus in Edinburgh but felt in the end that I could have used an additional day in the city. I would have liked to have gotten down to Leith, the port of Edinburgh where the Queen’s decommissioned royal yacht Britannia is moored for public touring and also the duo of modern art museums a short distance west of center. It’s pretty clear why Edinburgh is so much more popular with tourists than ...
... not great when you have a suitcase), everywhere you go there are steps, it did get exhausting lol.
6. What has been the hardest thing?Leaving Heath and the kids, seeing Imogen's face crumple at the airport as I was leaving and hearing her cry. Missing their cuddles and kisses, saying goodbye each time I Skype them, knowing that they are so far away and still a bit of time till I have them all around me again. Seeing Jack when he had fallen and had a fat lip ...
... will be performing 35 minutes worth of song. I managed to get permission to have everyone attend, so she will have a very enthusiastic performance. We will tape it and get plenty of pics.
We also have another High Street performance today. I wish our High Street Performances were earlier in the day. It would really help boost ticket sales.
Well Off on another adventure!
... drank gin and tonics and caught up. After our only 1.5 day catch up over xmas this was long over due!
In Birmingham I went to see the Prismatic show which was so exciting!! Lock organised for me to come backstage so I had the grand tour of the impressive set and was able to hang out with everyone before the show. I quickly became known as Sister, either Africa or Pregnant was how Jess and I were distinguished, through Locks introduction of "this is my sister". Later ...
... back I saw a couple of small herds of hairy coos, the ones with the long fringes, I have been looking out for these for days. That night we went to a pub for dinner and I had Cullen skink which is a haddock and leek chowder, delicious . Also a venison roast. And some Laphroig. I have introduced Susan to the smoky whiskies which she loves, and Judy to Talisker which she really ...