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Allison House 17

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Comfort Double Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
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-star property
3-star guesthouse, convenient for Royal Mile

8.2/10 Very good

269 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
The price is £60
Price available on 6/2/2023
17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2AX

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Newington
  • Royal Mile - 29 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 34 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 6 min drive
  • Princes Street - 14 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 15 min drive
  • George Street - 20 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 32 min drive
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 28 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 30 min walk


  • 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

Allison House 17 puts you 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Royal Mile and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Edinburgh Castle. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. The comfortable beds and location get good marks from fellow travellers.



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 or hotter


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

Safety measures

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

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited
  • Free off-site parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served on site
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 16 December and 27 December.

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


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

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Allison Edinburgh
Allison House Edinburgh
Allison House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Allison House Hotel Edinburgh
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Allison House 17 Guesthouse Edinburgh
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Frequently asked questions

Is Allison House 17 currently open?
The property is closed between 16 December and 27 December.
How much does it cost to stay at Allison House 17?
As of 28 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Allison House 17 on 6 Feb 2023 start from £60, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Allison House 17 offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Allison House 17 does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Allison House 17?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Allison House 17?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Allison House 17?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Allison House 17?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Are there restaurants at or near Allison House 17?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Kwok Brasserie (5-min walk), Beetroot Sauvage (6-min walk) and Old Bell Inn (6-min walk).
What's the area around Allison House 17 like?
Allison House 17 is a short 16-minute walk from University of Edinburgh and 15 minutes' walk from Holyrood Park. Travellers say that this guest house is in a good location.



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8/10 Very good

Colin, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

John, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sang Hoon, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Mark Susan, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Excellent location, spacious rooms. Staff promptly resolved few minor issues in the room. Very comfortable stay with family.
7-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything was excellent. Nice clean room. Beautiful design. Comfortable bed. Fantastic.
David, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Great location! Easy bus ride to Edinburgh
cedric, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Siu Nam, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Antonio, 2-night trip
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