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Arrandale Guest House

3.0 of 5
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28 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BZ, Scotland
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 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... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 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....

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 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... More 

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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... More 

London
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 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... More 

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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. More 

USA
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50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My cousin and I stayed at Arrandale for 2 nights in early July. The guest house is located on a quiet street in a beautiful old neighborhood and is surrounded by lots of other guest houses. There is a bus stop close by and several buses to choose from. We were disappointed with our greeting at the guest house. When... More 

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

I’m glad that overall you found your stay here pleasant and that you enjoyed the haggis. I apologise for any shortcomings you encountered. My son or I are always on hand to welcome guests and many people have commented on my son’s friendly manner. The private bathroom for that room is accessed by a key and only the guests from... More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 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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London
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7 reviews
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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Thank Lollypop02
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 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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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

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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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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