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Arrandale Guest House

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28 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
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Ranked #214 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015
grandmachris8870 Gillingham, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed here for two nights at the end if our tour of Scotland and could not have been made more welcome. The affordable accommodation was clean and comfortable.Free WI-FI an added bonus. Off streets parking and an excellent bus service close by. The breakfasts delicious. I would definitely stay here again if we ever return to Edinburgh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a lovely four night stay here. Lis the owner and her son were lovely, friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was very nice and the room was just right. The bed was so comfy and king size. Location was good and the buses ran past every few minutes. There is a leaflet detailing which buses to use. Cost of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Everything was ok, but this place could be so much better. Didn't get a particularly friendly welcome; just handed keys and not shown to room. Room was fairly clean but few cobwebs on ceiling and grouting in shower was dirty. The bed was comfy, but was disturbed by the incredibly loud bathroom fan which came on with the light and... More 

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

The fan has been replaced, the shower thoroughly cleaned and not a cobweb in sight. Since your stay we have new, larger pillows. I have made sure that guests will always receive a warm, friendly welcome. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Spent new year in Edinburgh with my boyfriend and it was a lovely place we stayed. Stayed for 2 nights from the 30th. Good location just a mile from the royal mile down one straight main road, we paid for an all day bus ticket per person and used it to get too and from the centre on New Year's... More 

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Lancashire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Arrandale was perfectly situated approx. a mile and a half from the Princess Street/Royal Mile area. There were plentiful buses servicing the road that the guest house is on. The room was a good size and well equipped. The breakfast was good and set you up for the day. There was plenty of tourist information on display to help... More 

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Scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This review is not a reflection based on our stay at the guest house. My husband and i chose this b & b last year to celebrate our wedding anniversary weekend in Edinburgh, and as i was so good last year we wanted to return..... However, upon arrival we soon discovered that our booking had not been written in the... More 

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

I’d like to assure any prospective visitors that I have improved the record keeping and made doubly sure that all reservations are clearly and accurately recorded so this incident should not arise again. More 

Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The Arrandale was easy to find as it`s on the main road south out of the city centre, about 1 and half miles. Bus stop 1 min walk up road, every 10 mins, £1.50 single journey. Lis has provided all details needed for buses. She even gave us some change one day, as exact money is needed! The Arrandale is... More 

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Monifieth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We booked late via a 3rd party for one night and Lis contacted me shortly after booking to confirm arrival time. A fair price for the service offered - room ( number 2) was well equipped & clean, can't really ask for much more. A great location with plenty amenities withing walking distance including pubs, shops, eating places etc and... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Booking arrangements were expertly handled by Lis. Although there were staff on the premises we didn't see them unless we rang the bell. .As mentioned by other visitors, we found the double bed very hard.There was a form to order breakfast the night before , which was no problem. (We did feel 8.15- 8.30 was early for a weekend and... More 

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

I do apologise for the shortcomings you experienced. Please be assured that there is always myself, my son or a member of staff on hand to help. New mattresses are ordered for that room and should be with us soon. Guests may come for breakfast until 9 am on all days, last Saturday was an exception. .Measures have been taken... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The property has some very nice features - high ceilings with cornices and ceiling roses. Ground floor room well positioned for elderly people who can't manage stairs. although ensuite very small and door only opens halfway because of the bed. Garden view not very inspiring. As train was cancelled due to faults on line we had to travel by coach... More 

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

I’m very sorry to hear that your visit to Edinburgh was marred by the delayed train journey and the expense of the taxi from the railway station. I apologise that you found our service lacking. Unfortunately both my son and myself were rather unwell during your couple of days here so were not at our shining best. I have reviewed... More 

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