Allison House 17

3.0 star property
3-star guesthouse, convenient to Edinburgh Castle

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Allison House 17

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Comfort Double Room
Breakfast buffet
Shower, rainfall showerhead, free toiletries, hair dryer
Comfort Double Room | View from room

Overview of Allison House 17


Very good

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
17 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2AX
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Lockers available
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Laundry service
  • Free self parking

Room options

Comfort Twin Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Junior Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Comfort Double Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Double Room, Private Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Economy Twin Room, No Windows

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Economy Double Room, No Windows

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Basic Single Room, 1 Twin Bed

  • 6 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Standard Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 17 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 26 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 34 min walk
  • George Street - 34 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 36 min walk
  • Princes Street - 36 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 4 min drive
  • Grassmarket - 4 min drive
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 5 min drive
  • Princes Street Gardens - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 29 min drive
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 28 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 30 min walk


  • Kims Mini Meals - 18 min walk
  • Pataka - 7 min walk
  • Voujon - 7 min walk
  • Blonde Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • The Southern - 11 min walk

About this property

Allison House 17

Allison House 17 puts you within a 10-minute drive of Edinburgh Castle and Royal Mile. Free perks include WiFi and self parking. Also, Princes Street and Edinburgh Zoo are within a short drive.



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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 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
  • Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • 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 onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Free offsite parking nearby

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol served onsite
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)


  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Lockers available

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

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 December 16 and December 27.

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 sanitizer.

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/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing 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
Allison House Hotel
Allison House 17 Guesthouse Edinburgh
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Frequently asked questions

Is Allison House 17 currently open?
The property is closed between December 16 and December 27.
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 to 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 sanitizer, 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 spots 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 check-in and check-out are available.
What's the area around Allison House 17 like?
Allison House 17 is a short 17-minute walk from University of Edinburgh and 15 minutes' walk from Holyrood Park.



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10/10 Exceptional

Bruce, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Kieran, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Edward, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Said, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Kyle m riding, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Ajay, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lech, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

3 day Edinburgh stay
Rooms clean and comfy and adequate for our short stay. Unfortunately it was a good 35 mins walk into Edinburgh but decent bus link opposite the road.
Stephen, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brian, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mr L, 2-night trip
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