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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Arrived late but directed by the host as unsure which way to take the bus. Our host sorted us out with breakfast menu and our room. Nice and cosy room tea and coffee available. Good breakfast and only real complaint was lack of pressure in shower when turned up. Just a little too far from central Edinburgh.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2014

We had an unscheduled stop in Edinburgh and stayed at the Arden guest house we were welcomed despite the late check in The bedrooms and bathrooms are small but clean and comfortable. The young man in charge made us feel very welcome and was very supportive when we were un sure of our plans.(our mother had been admitted to hospital)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2014

This accommodation was warm and welcoming, free from the noise typical in the city centre, but easily accessible via frequent buses just outside. The staff was kind and more than willing to help with questions, such as dining recommendations. The breakfast provided was likewise good. Bathrooms were slightly tight but not bothersome. Room was kept temperate and beds were comfortable.... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I stayed at the Arden Guest House while visiting the Royal Infirmary for a short internship. Fantastic service, lovely breakfast, very warm welcome, I would definitely recommend this B&B and come back myself!

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

I booked this on the recommendation of a colleague. However, they meant the place next door!! This guest house, in summary was cold, unwelcoming, not very secure ( my window didn't close properly and was a downstairs room). I Booked a double room and I was put in a room with twin beds. I asked for a double and was... More 

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Arden_Management, Owner at Arden Guest House, responded to this review

We understand that your expectations were not met since you thought you had booked yourself into the 4 star hotel next door, when in fact you had booked yourself into our 3 star bed and breakfast in error. Obviously a 4 star hotel provides a different experience (and price tag!) to our more affordable, value for money option. We have... More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Whilst there was a very good breakfast the rooms are small and poorly decorated. This guest house is in desperate need of updating and staff are not always available. Paid £65 per room which frankly was not good value even though the cost is low compared to typical Edinburgh hotels.

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1 Thank Kevin S
Arden_Management, Manager at Arden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Kevin S We are sorry to hear that your stay with us did not meet with your approval. Firstly we are glad you enjoyed your breakfast. In fact if you look back through our reviews we are complimented time and time again on our breakfast and our friendly staff. We do acknowledge that some of our rooms are due... More 

Ghaziabad, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I stayed there for 3 nights last December and enjoyed it completely. Great connectivity to the centre of the city with a bus stop close by. The room I stayed in was rather small, but comfortable and well stocked. The hosts were very warm, helpful and welcoming. Breakfast provided was sumptuous and very well prepared. They have a beautiful dining... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Stayed here with family and my parents on a weekend to Edinburgh to see one of my daughters. The owner was very attentive and extremely pleasant. We had the family room, which had two singles and a double bed. The room was a great size and the beds were very comfortable. Breakfast was superb and cooked as ordered. No complaints... More 

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1 Thank Neil G
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

My friend and I shared a twin room at The Arden Guest House and were very pleased with our booking. The Guest house is on the main road with the bus stop for Edinburgh town centre was about 20 yards away; the frequent bus service was brilliant. Proprietors and staff were really friendly, and as mentioned in the title, the... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Stayed for just the one night. Room was lovely and clean. They were very accommodating with our baby and setup a cot for us at no extra charge. Good breakfast, owner was pleasant. Quiet location but close to the main links. Would happily stay here again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Arden Guest House

Address: 126 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4SD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €77 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arden Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“We were at the back of the house and slept really well as there was no road noise from that side.”
 of 5 bubbles Izbat, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs room was spacious”
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 of 5 bubbles Victoria13181, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Dont go there, very poor value.”
 of 5 bubbles petermP3804UG, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If possible, get a room NOT facing the main road”
 of 5 bubbles nicholasaishk, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Our room was at the front and the road noise didn't bother us. It might bother some people.”
 of 5 bubbles hastykate, 12 May 2015 | Read review
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