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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely B&B just over a mile from city centre or 10 mins on bus/taxi. Well priced compared to others at £56 per night including breakfast. A little outdated in terms of furnishing but other than that no complaints in terms of the rooms. Well equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, clean towels every day, bed made everyday and the...

Thank Chloe B
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here a few days before Christmas. We picked the guest house because it was one of the better value options within walking distance of the city centre. It is perfectly located for a nice walk into the city with a few pubs in-between for a quick drink. There are regular buses if you don't want...

Thank PASTA_Mick
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The rooms are lovely and cosy. Breakfast is also nice though I had asked for poached eggs and got scrambled instead. Never mind, it was still a lovely stay! It has free parking, free wi Fi and is just good!

Thank Breagha2006
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Standard, classic B&B, nothing fancy. Rooms facing the road outside are quite noisy, the windows don't have double glazing. One of the rooms has a private bathroom across the hall, which can be a little awkward, especially if room service forgot to replace spare toilet paper. A bathrobe was provided, which was almost clean. Breakfast is served between 8:00 -...

Thank Andrea R
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse is as described. The staff and owner are very friendly and accommodating. It was great to be able to park just outside the front door. Breakfast was very good and a good choice. Cooked by the owner. Bus stop just outside door goes fast to centre. Nice location near Arthurs seat. Good price! Felt welcomed as a family....

1Thank samwhite1972
Malaga, Spain
Reviewed 15 March 2016

If you are looking for a confortable, clean and nice B&B in Edinburgh, Arrendale Guest House is your best option. It is very well located. It is just 10 minutes by bus to the city centre and there are a lot of buses stopping in front of this accomodation. Our room was very clean, comfortable and with a very nice...

Thank Jose Manuel G
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We had to find accommodation in Edinburgh for family visit and tourist activities. The Arrandale guest house has it all. Great location since it is walking distance (around 3-3.5km) to the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. There are dozens of buses that pass by the front door and operate late into the night for easier access to the main Edinburgh...

1Thank Edweldo
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent hotel, friendly helpful owner in perfect location to Edinburgh town centre, the rooms are perfect very clean and the beds are comfortable. The owner cooked us a lovely breakfast in morning, all you could ever ask of a guest house. My wife and I would definitely stay here again....

1Thank Marcus R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2015

During my Scotland trip with my wife and in-laws we spent two non-consecutive nights in this B&B (one at the start of the trip and one at the end). Let me first start with the positive things: - big clean and airy rooms with all the amenities you expect to find in a nice B&B room (kettle with tea and...

Thank Daniel T
ArrandaleGuestHouse, Owner at Arrandale Guest House, responded to this review

I’m glad you enjoyed your stay here and found most of it to your satisfaction. To answer your points, four of the six rooms here are at the back of the house overlooking gardens and are quiet. The two rooms at the front of the house looking out towards the street will encounter some traffic noise, mostly during business hours...

Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed here from 13th to 18th August 2015. We are a couple in our early 60s. Let’s start with the negatives. On the penultimate day of our stay the room was not serviced. The bed was not made with the duvet just pulled up the bed in a haphazard manner. The soiled bath mat and hand towel that we...

Thank alanhaines
ArrandaleGuestHouse, Owner at Arrandale Guest House, responded to this review

I’m glad that overall you enjoyed your stay here but I am so sorry you encountered the issues you mentioned in your review. Please be assured that I check daily to make sure cleanliness levels are high and everything is attended to as it should.

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lis & Ross extend a warm, friendly welcome to our 3 star Arrandale Guest House, a spacious 19th century villa, once a large family home and retaining some original features. Ideally located for the Castle, University and Roslyn. •Located in the Newington area on the south side of the city centre, close to Edinburgh University, the Commonwealth Swimming Pool, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Arthur's Seat and the Meadows. •A short bus journey to the city centre, the Castle, Scottish Parliament, the railway station and the bus station. •Frequent, excellent bus service to all parts of the city, to Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Yacht Britannia and to the south of the city, to Roslyn Glen, Butterfly World and to the Scottish Borders •rooms - single, double, twin, room for a small family/group of 3 people and a large family/group of 4 or 5 people. •5 Bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom, one bedroom has a private bathroom outside of the bedroom (it is not shared). •Every room is equipped with a television, radio alarm clock, hairdryer, towels, toiletries and tea/coffee/hot chocolate making facilities ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arrandale Guest House

Address: 28 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $77 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arrandale Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We had room number 4, which is at the rear and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Derek264, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I don't really know. It's up to you what room to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles Breagha2006, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room to the back.”
 of 5 bubbles andrearJ9991QF, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are quieter since the lobby area in the mornings are generally busy”
 of 5 bubbles Edweldo, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“any room would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles Lollypop02, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
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