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Information about Gifford House B&B

The friendly and welcoming Gifford House has free on street parking and is about 1.25 miles south of Princes Street and on a main bus route to Edinburgh city centre. Awarded a 4-star Gold Award by Visit Scotland, Gifford House is on the A7, but is quiet and peaceful to the rear. Rear bedrooms enjoy superb views towards Salisbury Crags and Arthur's Seat. The Victorian house serves a full Scottish breakfast and offers a good breakfast menu. The rooms are of a high standard and have free Wi-Fi There are many golf courses close to Gifford House, and Holyrood Park is nearby.

Please inform Gifford House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Check-In Information: Please provide an estimated time of arrival, using the comments field when making your reservation. The latest check-in time is 18:00, except by prior arrangement. By prior arrangement with Gifford House, check-in is available up until 23:00. If you are wish to arrange a later check-in, please contact reception in advance using the contact details supplied on your confirmation email.

Services of Gifford House B&B

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pub crawls
  • Only using water-efficient showers (e.g smart showers, low-flow showerheads)
  • Free parking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Internet services
  • Walking tours
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic straws?
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Invoice provided
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic water bottles?
  • Guests can opt-out of daily cleaning service
  • Provide guests with information regarding local ecosystems, heritage and culture, as well as visitor etiquette
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic cups?
  • WiFi
  • Fax/photocopying
  • At least 80% of food is sourced from your region
  • Hiking
  • Key card or motion-controlled electricity for guests
  • Smoke alarms
  • Recycling bins are available to guests and waste is recycled
  • Cashless payment available
  • Water cooler/dispenser
  • Garden
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Heating
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Food waste policy in place that includes education, food waste prevention, reduction, recycling, and disposal
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic cutlery and tableware?
  • First aid kit available
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Parking
  • Guests have the option to reuse towels
  • Packed lunches
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic bottles for other drinks?
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Only using water-efficient toilets (e.g. low-flow toilets, dual flush toilets)
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Tours and activities organized by local guides and businesses offered
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • At least 80% of lighting uses energy-efficient LED bulbs
  • All windows are double-glazed
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Adult only
  • Have you removed, or never offered, all plastic stirrers?
  • Delivered food is securely covered

Address

103 Dalkeith Road

Customers rating

94
98 reviews by TrustYou

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