Abercorn Guest House
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Abercorn Guest House

4-star hotel
1 Abercorn Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DD, United Kingdom+44 131 669 6139
89 reviews
Top-rated
Great rooms
Near public transport
Great breakfast
Great location
Stylish vibe
Great service
Elegant rooms in a 19th-century stone house with a garden, plus free Wi-Fi, parking & breakfast.
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Available for 23–24 Feb for $73.

Location summary

3.9
Neighbourhood: Portobello
Great for visitors
Coastal neighbourhood with swimming & a promenade at Portobello Beach, plus casual bars & eateries.

Review summary

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4.7
Excellent
89 Google reviews

People often mention

ServiceMentioned in 20 Google reviews
95% positive
PropertyMentioned in 18 Google reviews
83% positive
BreakfastMentioned in 21 Google reviews
86% positive
LocationMentioned in 16 Google reviews
62% positive
NatureMentioned in 7 Google reviews
57% positive
TransitMentioned in 6 Google reviews
67% neutral
CleanlinessMentioned in 6 Google reviews
100% positive
RestaurantMentioned in 5 Google reviews
80% positive
AtmosphereMentioned in 6 Google reviews
100% positive
What guests are saying
Kate Derbyshire"Wonderful place, gorgeous rooms, fantastic breakfast, lovely friendly owner."
Noj"Nice place and atmosphere, great location and the beach is only a minute away!"
Giovanni Paolillo"Clean, friendly staff definitely worth the asking price"

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About this hotel

An 8-minute walk from Portobello Beach, this refined guesthouse in a stone-built residence dating to 1870 features Victorian cornices and fireplaces. It's also 4 miles from 11th-century Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat hill.

Popular amenities

Breakfastfree
Wi-Fifree
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Thu, 20 Feb
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Available for 23–24 Feb for $73.

Review summary

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Rooms4.5Location4.7Service4.9

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Ratings by traveller type

  • Couples
    4.8/5
    Rooms
    4.7
    • Guests liked the large, clean rooms, though some commented maintenance could be improved
    • Some guests mentioned the bathrooms could be improved
    Location
    4.6
    • Near the city center & beach
    • Near public transit
    • Parking available
    Service
    4.9
    • Guests spoke highly of management & reception
    • Guests appreciated the friendly, professional staff
  • Solo
    4.7/5
    Rooms
    4.4
    Location
    4.8
    Service
    4.9
    • Guests spoke highly of management
    • Guests appreciated the friendly staff
  • Families
    4.8/5
    Rooms
    4.4
    Location
    4.6
    • Near the city center & beach
    Service
    4.9
    • Guests spoke highly of management
    • Guests appreciated the friendly staff
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Location overview

An 8-minute walk from Portobello Beach, this refined guesthouse in a stone-built residence dating to 1870 features Victorian cornices and fireplaces. It's also 4 miles from 11th-century Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat hill.

Hotel location score

3.9
Great location overall for sightseeing, recreation, dining and getting around
3.4 Good for proximity to things to do
3.7 Great for proximity to restaurants
3.5 Good for proximity to transit
3.6 Great for airport access
Scores are calculated based on data from Google Maps and Google reviews
1 Abercorn Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DD, United Kingdom
1. Edinburgh Castle
An 11th-century castle and barracks housing the Crown Jewels and National War Museum of Scotland.
Rating (61,177)
4.6
Distance
22 min
2. Palace of Holyroodhouse
The 16th-century palace of the Stuarts, with tours of royal reception rooms, antiques and relics.
Rating (11,720)
4.5
Distance
14 min
3. Arthur's Seat
Mountain offering hikes from moderate to advanced, plus panoramic city & Firth of Forth views.
Rating (1,755)
4.8
Distance
21 min
4. Calton Hill
Prominent hill with neoclassical monuments & sweeping views of the city skyline & Edinburgh Castle.
Rating (2,109)
4.7
Distance
14 min
5. National Museum of Scotland
Bright modern museum housing Scottish industrial history relics, natural history displays and cafe.
Rating (27,167)
4.8
Distance
18 min
6. St Giles' Cathedral
Grand, Gothic medieval building and Presbyterian place of worship where John Knox used to preach.
Rating (6,901)
4.5
Distance
21 min
7. Holyrood Park
Parkland around the slopes and crags of Arthur's Seat, with walking and cycling paths and a loch.
Rating (8,770)
4.7
Distance
10 min
8. The Real Mary King's Close
Hidden streets from the 1600s below the Royal Mile, accompanied by tales from costumed guides.
Rating (5,817)
4.4
Distance
21 min
9. Scott Monument
Spirelike Victorian memorial in honour of the writer Sir Walter Scott, with 287 steps to the top.
Rating (2,875)
4.6
Distance
18 min
10. Royal Yacht Britannia
Large oceanic liner used by Britain's royal family on official state visits for more than 40 years.
Rating (3,832)
4.6
Distance
16 min
11. Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
Long-standing tower with five floors showcasing hands-on exhibits of whimsical optical illusions.
Rating (8,130)
4.6
Distance
22 min
12. The Scotch Whisky Experience
Attraction telling the tale of Scotland's national drink with high-tech exhibits and a barrel ride.
Rating (5,508)
4.6
Distance
22 min
13. Princes Street Gardens
Green Flag park of geological/botanical interest, home to several public monuments and memorials.
Rating (20,394)
4.6
Distance
21 min
14. Scottish National Gallery
National collection includes European masterpieces and Scottish works, with seasonal exhibitions.
Rating (8,192)
4.6
Distance
20 min
15. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Manicured 70-acre gardens with palm house and temporary exhibitions, kids' events, tours and cafes.
Rating (13,719)
4.7
Distance
21 min
Nearby
Public Transport stops
Brunstane 4 min
Musselburgh 9 min
Pitville Street 2 min
Portobello Town Hall 6 min
Brighton Place 8 min
From
Edinburgh Airport
Taxi 37 min
Public transport 1 hr 12
From
Glasgow Airport
Taxi 1 hr 16
Public transport 2 hr 5

About this hotel

Address & contact information

1 Abercorn Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2DD, United Kingdom
+44 131 669 6139

Amenities

Popular amenities

Breakfastfree
Wi-Fifree

Internet

Wi-Fifree

Policies & payments

Smoke-free property

Children

Child-friendly

Parking & transport

No parking

Pets

No pets

Food and drink

Bar
Room service
Breakfastfree

Activities

Beach access
Golf

Pools

No pools

Wellness

No fitness centre
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