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Welcome to Allison House 16
Edinburgh's Georgian Charm Awaits You. Experience Comfort and Convenience in the Heart of the City.

Welcome to Allison House 16: Where History Meets Modern Comfort

Featuring Timeless Georgian Elegance: Discover Allison House 16

Allison House 16 stands as a testament to historical beauty just moments away from Edinburgh's bustling city centre. You're only a 10-minute bus ride from the city's vibrant heart and the iconic Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station.

Accommodation: Allison House 16's rooms have been thoughtfully curated, combining period features with modern amenities for a seamless stay. Enjoy spectacular views of The Royal Observatory and Arthur's Seat, as well as a touch of luxury with our flat-screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms, and complimentary WiFi.

Nearby Attractions: Your stay is about more than just the comforts on the inside. Enjoy the nearby Ventnor Park, dine at nearby restaurants like Haldi and Delhi Diner, or immerse yourself in history at attractions like Craigmillar Castle and The Real Mary King's Close.

Service & Facilities: Your comfort is our top priority. Enjoy free parking, family-friendly rooms, and daily housekeeping. Our attentive staff is available to make your stay memorable and trouble-free.

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Yes, Allison House 16 offers a delightful breakfast to start your day right. Detailed information about our breakfast menu can be found upon arrival or by contacting our staff.

Check-in starts from 14:00 and check-out is available until 10:30.

A “Private External Bathroom” means that while the bathroom is private and solely for your use, it is located outside of your room.

Yes, we offer limited parking on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, if our parking spaces are occupied, guests can make use of the free 24/7 on-street parking on Peel Terrace.

We love animals, but currently, pets are not allowed in the property.

Allison House 16 is a non-smoking establishment. We kindly request guests to refrain from smoking inside.

Certainly! Guests can bring their bicycles inside to ensure they're secure overnight.

The guest house is situated in a Georgian building and doesn't have a lift. However, if you require a room with minimal or no stairs, please advise at the time of booking, and we'll do our best to accommodate based on availability.

Yes, guests could be asked to pay up to GBP 50 after check-out if any damages to the property are observed.

Allison House 16 is ideally situated just 1.4 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. Most of the top attractions, including the Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, and The Real Mary King's Close, are within a short drive or bus ride from our location.

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For guests who prefer the comfort and convenience of in-house dining, Allison House 16 provides essential kitchen amenities. Every room is equipped with an electric kettle, ensuring that a warm cup of tea or coffee is always within reach. Our cleaning products ensure a hygienic environment, keeping your health and safety in mind.

Safety & Security

The safety of our guests is paramount at Allison House 16. Our premises are monitored by CCTV in common areas and outside the property, ensuring a secure environment. The building is also equipped with smoke alarms, and in case of emergencies, fire extinguishers are easily accessible. Rest easy, knowing you are in safe hands during your stay with us.

Free WiFi

In today's connected world, uninterrupted internet access is a necessity. At Allison House 16, we offer free WiFi throughout all areas, ensuring guests remain connected to their world. Whether you need to check your emails, share your travel moments, or stream your favorite shows, our reliable internet service has you covered.

Food & Drink

Start your day right with a delightful breakfast at Allison House 16. Our menu offers a range of options to cater to diverse palates. Additionally, each room is equipped with an electric kettle, making it convenient for guests to enjoy a warm beverage any time of the day. Nearby restaurants such as Haldi, Delhi Diner, and Murrays Restaurant offer varied dining options, ensuring guests are spoilt for choice.


Each room at Allison House 16 is designed with the comfort of our guests in mind. Private bathrooms come standard with a bath or shower, ensuring a refreshing start or end to your day. Essential amenities such as free toiletries, hairdryers, and toilet paper are provided, ensuring you have everything you need for a comfortable stay.


Allison House 16 showcases the perfect blend of historical charm and modern amenities. This Georgian building offers rooms that are carpeted and heated, ensuring warmth and comfort during your stay. For guests' convenience, ironing facilities are provided in each room. The establishment is strictly non-smoking, promoting a fresh and clean environment for all guests. We pride ourselves in offering a combination of tradition and comfort, making every stay memorable.

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Nearby Attractions

  • Ventnor Park: 0.1 miles
  • Waverly Park: 0.1 miles
  • Waverley Sports Club: 0.3 miles
  • Prestonfield War Memorial: 0.4 miles
  • Rankin Drive Triangle: 0.5 miles
  • Prestonfield Park: 0.5 miles
  • Peffermill Playing Fields (University of Edinburgh): 0.5 miles
  • Inch Park: 0.6 miles
  • Morgan Playing Fields: 0.7 miles
  • Liberton Playing Fields: 0.8 miles


Top Attractions

  • National Museum of Scotland: 1.2 miles
  • Craigmillar Castle: 1.3 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close: 1.4 miles
  • Palace of Holyrood House: 1.4 miles
  • Gladstones Land: 1.5 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions: 1.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle: 1.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 3.8 miles
  • Forth Bridge: 10 miles
  • Hopetoun House: 12 miles


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