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The Ardleigh Guest House

260 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH5 3AN, Scotland
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Ranked #239 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014
hwayney19831975 Stranraer, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

First of all..possibly the nicest bb owner Ive ever met! Even before we arrived he was more than helpful with step by step directions, bus numbers etc then when we arrived he gave us a pile of guide books and drew a map to help us along :) The room was a decent size and had everything you would need..hairdryer,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights during the Fringe. Good location with several bus stops nearby. Easy parking. Room was nice, clean and had great views of the castle and Arthurs Seat. Breakfast was good and had plenty of choice. Helpful hosts. Would happily stay again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We stayed at Ardleigh Guest House for 3 nights. The place is generally nice and clean and we enjoyed our stay and Edinburgh city. We had a lovely view of the Castle from our top floor room. Good points : The B&B is nicely located, easy transport to city centre, and easily available free road-side parking just opposite. There is... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights. Parking was just right in front of the hotel. (Tour) bus stop was also right outside the hotel so very convenient for travel. Accommodating host! Lovely breakfast. Room was nice too. Tea & Coffee replenished every day. Highly recommended!

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Taylorsville, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

It is one of Scotland's "Best B&Bs" and perfectly comfortable and clean. Parking available across a very busy street in a public lot. About a ten-minute bus ride (#27) to downtown Edinburgh. Breakfasts are great. Wendy very helpful. .Good wi-fi, too. Overall, a great place to stay.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We stayed at Ardleigh for ten nights with my husband and we both think it was a great choice. Our room was very comfortable and clean and had wonderful views across a cricket field to the castle. It's a very pretty and cozy place and the host was extremely polite and helpful. Breakfast was quite basic but very tasty with... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We stayed at Ardleigh for 2 nights preparing to leave on a cruise from nearby Leith. It was convenient to the cruise terminal and also to the bus into the city, Our room was clean and comfortable although cramped. The bathroom was especially small. The room was on the top floor (2 long flights of stairs) and their was no... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

My mum and I stayed at this guest house for 3 nights in December 2012. Upon arrival the owner greeted us immediately and showed us to our room. We had booked the family room which was very spacious, comfortable and clean. Once we were settled and ready to go out the owner again greeted us at the bottom of the... More 

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Louisburgh, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We had a lovely bedroom for a couple.It was in fact a family room. The host was very friendly as well and helpful. The bus to the city was right outside the guest house which was fine. BUT ALAS the BREAKFAST. It was very basic, orange juice, one dried up piece of bacon, one egg cold, one sauaage, 2 mushrooms,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I assume all the guestvhouses in edinburgh are quite similar and offer the same quality and level of services. From here it is easy to go downtown by bus in just ten minutes and the bus stop is really near. This is a typical old house made into small bedrooms with all tipical problems of old houses. But the kindness... More 

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