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Alpha Guest House

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19/06/2017 20/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a three star establishment but believe it should be rated four stars. Room 3 is beautiful and spacious. Our hosts were fantastic and breakfast was great. With the bus stop right across the road it is easy to get to and from the centre of town. We forgot things in our room and our hosts made sure they...

Thank Thea M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stayed here a while back with my best friend. The rooms are a bit small - bathrooms are tiny - but perfect for what we needed. You are very close to the city with a bus stop directly opposite the front door and breakfast in the morning is really really good haha. The lady, who I assume is the owner,...

Thank Chantelle C
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were actually booked into another guest house on the same road but the Alpha rang us to say their friends who ran the other one were ill and couldn't take the booking (we were an hour out of Edinburgh at this stage). Aida was great at the Alpha, they put us up for the same fee (we originally booked...

Thank zippytrio
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed in Alpha Guest House for weekend.Room pretty small,bathroom also very small but all clean with essentials provided. Location is very convenient,local bus just outside ,take you to city centre. Wi fi provided with good signal.Good breakfast,lovely service.

Thank Sylvia7904
Gosforth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We read the reviews before booking and am sorry to say that the guest house did not meet our expectations. Yes it was clean, with ample supplies of fresh clean towels. Conveniently situated for buses into the city centre, every 10 minutes. The owner was very welcoming and friendly. We were in room 2. It was let down by a...

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A quick overnight stay before heading into the Borders. Rooms were clean and well-equipped. Wifi was on offer but not needed so I cannot comment on the quality. Breakfast was generous and well presented and the owners were very welcoming. Be aware that there is nowhere readily available nearby to eat in the evening but there is a bus-stop outside...

Thank ANSGr
Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Despite reading mixed and negative reviews of Alpha Guesthouse, we decided to book on the recommendation of another nearby guesthouse which unfortunately was fully booked for the 3 nights we needed to stay. Positives during our stay were the welcome we received (not from the owners who were absent for most of our stay) the breakfast staff at the sister...

Thank scottie023
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights for husbands 50th. Room very clean and big enough for what we needed. Bathroom is a little compact, but we didn't go to sit in the bathroom!!! Location is a couple of miles from city, we walked in on one occasion as it was a lovely day and it took approx half hour. Bus stop...

Thank mrsmoosasmummy
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights whilst visiting Edinburgh. Room was nice and clean, bathroom was useable but sink was very small. Only lady we dealt with was very helpful and pleasant and the breakfast was lovely. Only downside was not guesthouses fault but the amount of noise some of the other guests made when coming in at night.

Thank Markm1972
Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had to leave very early the next day. The owners were nice enough to give us our breakfast later in the evening, so we had a nice fresh snack to get us started in the morning. It’s a relatively short bus-ride away from the center of town. We liked it here, despite having a rather small room. I guess...

Thank AxonnEchysttas

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
3 Star Guest House offering traditional bed and breakfast accommodation close to Edinburgh city centre and the new Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) Hospital based at Little France. Comprises 4 en-suite rooms including 3 double / twin bedrooms and 1 family / triple bedroom. All rooms are modern and on the ground floor and include a colour LCD TV with Freeview and Tea / Coffee making facilities. Free car parking is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpha Guest House

Address: 19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4TE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 6,368 - ₹ 10,724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alpha Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had room 1 on the front and could not hear any traffic.”
zippytrio, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Room 2”
scottie023, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is very small avoid if you are staying for a few days. Its a long way to walk if taxis are busy and buses have stopped running?”
EdenCumbrian, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The room furthest away from the main road is quiet, not sure about others”
438shaunm, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Would not recommend”
Jaybro15, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
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