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Reviewed 4 November 2012

A lovely guesthouse, very helpful hosts. our room was lovely, clean and warm.. breakfast was perfect and well cooked. while my husband was in hospital i able to come to come and go as i needed t o. Ada recommended the the aaron restaurant for something to eat and it was lovely. The fish was perfectly cooked. Will definately be...

Thank bensgranGlenrothes
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Clean and nice breakfast and helpful owners,good parking and bus stop to city centre outside ,buses every 10 to 15mins to the centre,Very enjoyable stay for two nights.Breakfast was well cooked and plentyfull.

Thank trev47
Westward Ho, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I used their single bed room, with en-suite. Very comfortable, spotlessly clean and well appointed, with free wi-fi. I was on a motorbike and they insisted it should go in their garage overnight - very nice!

1Thank JonPee
Dawson Springs, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 September 2012

My friend and I stayed at Alpha Guest House for 12 days in August. Our hosts were gracious and helpful, even offering to let me use their clothes dryer. I didn't, but appreciated the offer. Breakfast was always on time and delicious, everything perfectly cooked. The room was extremely clean, well-kept, and beautifully appointed. Ada was always interested in what...

Thank BeckyS184
South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Very friendly guest house, we were made to feel so welcome they couldn't do enough for us from giving a lift to local restaurant to borrowing a set of straighteners!, lovely comfortable room only 15 mins from Edinburgh Centre, we will definitely stay here again on out next visit thank you for making our stay so enjoyable

Thank Wayne D
Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2012

We (two seniors) arrived at a busy time for Ada but she was welcoming and gave us all the relevant information, also advising us which buses to catch into the city (they stopped right outside) and telling us of the shopping centre only ten mins walk away. We stayed for three nights and had lovely breakfasts. Unfortunately we had to...

Thank Bernice S
Attard, Malta
Reviewed 2 May 2012

This guest house turned out to be really cosy, warm and welcome. We really enjoyed our stay here everything was simply impeccable, the owner is very dedicated at delivering the best of services. Our room was really clean all throughout our stay and breakfast was simply lovely!! Whenever we needed advice on were to visit the owner was very welcome...

1Thank Stephanie M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 April 2012

A very little and cute hotel near the city. Tidy. Quiet. Comfortable. Good breakfast. Cheap. Only 15 minutes to downtown. A good option in Edinburgh.

2Thank Nat312741
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Nice guest house with a good breakfast. Very pleasant owner, however my room wasn't in the main house and I was a single female in a building of men - felt a bit vulnerable!! The room was clean although needs some attention as does the en suite with its cracked sink and old shower. Overall experience not bad for 1...

Thank 12345Scotland
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2011

Aida and Louis were so friendly and welcoming.Made us feel extremely comfortable and gave great travel advice and directions to local attractions......The room were clean,warm and the bed was divine.....I would defintely recommend anyone going to Edinburgh to stay here...Thank you<Louis and Aida for a wonderful 2 night stay.......The only complain the boys had was that the breakfast wasnt big...

Thank Chellie p

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
3 Star Guest House offering traditional bed and breakfast accommodation close to Edinburgh city centre and the new Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) Hospital based at Little France. Comprises 4 en-suite rooms including 3 double / twin bedrooms and 1 family / triple bedroom. All rooms are modern and on the ground floor and include a colour LCD TV with Freeview and Tea / Coffee making facilities. Free car parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpha Guest House

Address: 19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4TE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $94 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alpha Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Avoid Room 2”
 of 5 bubbles scottie023, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is very small avoid if you are staying for a few days. Its a long way to walk if taxis are busy and buses have stopped running?”
 of 5 bubbles EdenCumbrian, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room furthest away from the main road is quiet, not sure about others”
 of 5 bubbles 438shaunm, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Would not recommend”
 of 5 bubbles Jaybro15, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had a front room, surprisingly no traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles penelopeh71, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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