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This Georgian building is a family-run guest house with easy access to Edinburgh city center by bus. It offers free WiFi, free parking and rooms with attached bathroom with flat-screen TVs.

All rooms have a hairdryer and hospitality tray. Some rooms have period features and others have views of The Royal Observatory and Arthur's Seat.

Allison House 16 is 1.5 mi south of Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and the city center. The regular buses take about 10 minutes to reach the city center.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Allison House 16 has been welcoming guests since Jul 17, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.1)

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Allison House 16

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Queen's Hall
    0.7 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    0.9 miles
  • The Meadows
    1 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    1 miles
  • Holyrood Park
    1.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Festival Theatre
    1.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Law School
    1.2 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    1.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Sheriff Court
    1.3 miles
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    1.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Edinburgh FoodStudio
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Old Bell Inn
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar The Salisbury
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant Delhi Diner
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1.4 miles
  • Royal Mile
    1.5 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    1.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.8 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.7 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    3.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.8 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    6 miles
  • Forth Bridge
    10.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Holyrood Park
    1.1 miles
  • Mountain Edinburgh Castle
    1.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Ocean Terminal
    3.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.5 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    36.4 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.9 miles
How to get to Allison House 16 from Edinburgh Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Allison House 16
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Allison House 16 takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 5:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note self check-in is available anytime.

At the point of check-in guests can leave their luggage anytime in the provided luggage storage area in the property, but cannot enter the room until after the stated check-in time which is 14:00. Check out time is 10:30. On check-out, the key must be left in the check-out key box in the lobby. Guests will be subject to charges if the key is not posted on check-out.

Guests will also be subject to charges if there is any unreported damage to the property.

Please note our staff working hours between 08:00 – 11:40, and between 14:00 – 18:00 Monday to Sunday. Please note our telephone contact hours between 14:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday. Please leave a voice message outside these times.

Please note the hotel is in a Georgian building and there is no elevator, please advise in your booking if you require a room with no stairs, which is subject to availability.

Car parking is limited and cannot be guaranteed. Car parking is available on a first come, first serve basis. If spaces are not available outside the front door of the property, there is free 24/7 on street parking on Peel Terrace.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Allison House 16

  • Allison House 16 offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Allison House 16 is 1.4 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

    • Room options at Allison House 16 include:

      • Double
      • Triple
      • Single

    • Check-in at Allison House 16 is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The prices at Allison House 16 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Allison House 16 by:

      • Airport shuttle (public) 30min