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Alexander Guest House

35 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #278 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The location is near downtown, it's convenient. Parking is also ok. Room is coy and clean. We had good sleep quality here. Wif works badly, TV doesn't work very smoothly. The floor of bathroom is slippery while getting wet. Breakfast is good. Three persons took 105 ponds for a night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I'm sitting in my room at The Alexander Guest House as I write this, thinking how much I don't want to leave! I've had such a great stay here, the whole house is beautiful and my room is wonderful with a lovely view of the garden and complimentary tea and coffee. There has been no issue having a separate toilet... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

What a bad mistake we made. Breakfast was mean and the portions were inadequate. One rasher of bacon and some beans served on a small side plate. Tea like dishwater. The ground floor room we were given was metres from the front door and reception area. Worse than that it was just beside the kitchen and the phone..We were constantly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Came to watch a rugby international. 4 rugby playing adults stayed in 1 room with 2 single beds and a double bed. Ensuite shower room and toilet. Excellent location to visit the city via the multitude of buses that pass the front of the B&B. Great breakfast and value for money. Would definitely recommend to other rugby fans, families or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

My sister and her two sons and I stayed here for two nights last August. It was during the high season so very difficult to find an affordable room. Fortunately we found here. It's not hard to take a bus from train station to here, but we got off at the wrong stop so we had to walk in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I've been staying in the Guest House for 3 days and was in a good way surprised with the quality of my stay regarding the quite low price. Though this is not the very center, of Edinburgh the bus stop is close to the House with only 10min to the center, and it's about 30-40 for dedicated walkers like me:)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Nice guest house. very clean. room and mattress great also. the owner, heather, is a very friendly person, and was a plesure to talk with her. my room did not include a private bathroom, but since I think I was alone in the 1st floor, it didn´t cause me any trouble since i was the only person using the bathroom.... More

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

for the price i was very pleased. clean and welcoming. A little tired in places and not sure about the full wall mirror in the shower room! great location for getting into town or a stroll though through The Meadows. Numerous bars and eating establishments nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Really enjoyed our stay - very casual atmosphere very nicely decorated. We had the private room/bath on the ground floor. Lots of stairs if you stay on the third floor! We would definitely stay there again!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The bathroomfloor was sticky and not clean. The wifi connection was very bad through the whole place. The owner was not really interested. For the rest it was OK. The public transport was just 50 meters from the B&B. So it was easy to visit the centre.

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Address: 35 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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