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14 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LB, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #393 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Odense, Denmark
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The couple who own the hotel, are very nice and very helpful. The hotel is in a perfect spot, just a short walk from Haymarket station. Breakfast room is small but nice, and they serve a good breakfast. However, the room was absolutely terrible - dirty, small and very dated (early 70'ies style, and definitely not renovated since). Shower cabin... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hotel is well located at around 20 minutes walk from the heart of Edinburgh. John was a very friendly host and the breakfast was freshly prepared with a reasonable choice for the fry up (hash browns and fried bread would add the final gloss to it). My single bedroom was dated and the bathroom did leave something to be... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Convenient for Haymarket station, a mins five minutes walk away. This is a basic, well maintained hotel. The rooms have everything you would expect from the class of hotel and everything was clean & tidy. The breakfast was very good, freshly prepared food of your choice off a set menu. There is an evening bar as well but I cannot... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My first impression was that this was nicely decorated hotel, until I saw the room! Well, the bath room to be exact. It was in desperate need of updating as it had ill matching tiles ,some broken or missing altogether. The room itself was very pokey and hardly room to move. The bed itself was hard and not comfortable at... More

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MONS
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the worst experience I ever had in a B&B in UK. The room was dirty and very dated. Bad smell in the room, poor lights, cleaning is probably not done since days ... dust everywhere ... spider in the bathroom ... dated matress, chairs. Pillow is probably older than me !! If your idea is to book there,... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Room,clean & comfy bed,with on suite. The breakfast was an absolute delight,all freshly cooked & of very good quality.Lovely bar,John&Yvonne,the owners,a delight.Great location,1 min walk to haymarket train station.

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Gloucester
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We didnt stay at this hotel but visited the bar of this hotel whilst staying just along the road. The hotel is friendly and very welcoming, the prices to stay here are very fair. The rooms look very comfortable even if not luxurious. The hotel is family run and above all the staff/owners honest and friendly. Ignore the poor ratings... More

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San Diego
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I spent a busy August weekend in Edinburgh, and the Argus Hotel fit the bill perfectly for a reasonably priced place to lay my weary head down at the end of the day. Conveniently close to everything, but not right in the thick of things during the busy festival. My small single room on the first floor was clean and... More

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Address: 14 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh EH12 5LB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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