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Alpha Guest House

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Alpha B & B is situated on a busy Main road, the rooms are small but clean, the Ensuite sink is not very practical, it is tiny, very difficult to try and get a wet shave, the tv is very hit and miss freeview is not good, and remote only worked in short burst, volume changed on it;s own, woken...

1Thank paul50mcdonnell
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We were dissapointed - it was right on a very busy road in a sort-of commercial area , in front of a back-yard mechanic, and we were not told the breakfast offerred so freely was not included in the price

Thank Eliza d
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Very small room we stayed in but it was clean but was just missing a chair, bathroom was just about workable but had not a lot of room, shower had good pressure but the shower head is in need of a clean or replacement as water seemed to be coming out at all angles! Choice was good for breakfast with...

Thank EdenCumbrian
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A very small and nice B&B. Free parking and the room was very clean but small. The toilett and shower was not so big but very clean. We sleep very well and its very easy to go to the city. The bus just outside the B&B and the bes way to go to the city. Buy a daycard and go...

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The B and B is ideally situated for catching a bus into Edinburgh city centre - no need to struggle through horrendous traffic with a car. Our room was clean and comfortable, and breakfast was good. The only downside was noisy room doors - probably fire regs affect them, but if you want an early night, they can disturb you....

Thank Ukangelique
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We pre-booked the Alpha as we were up for the ScotlandvFrance rugby. The guest house is a bus ride from Edinburgh city centre and the stops are within 100 yards. Our room was clean, the bed comfortable and had an ensuite shower and WC. Breakfast was at 8:30 or nowt and there was cereal, fruit, yoghurt and cooked available. Overall...

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Cannot recommend the guest house enough. The owner made us so welcome. The room was spacious and immaculate. Breakfast was great. Would stay again without a doubt. Fantastic value. Could not fault anything at all. Our stay topped off a fab couple of days in Edinburgh. Fantastic. Thank you

Thank Victoria W
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2016

My fiancée and I stayed here for a few days over New Year. The hostess was very friendly and helpful, the room was spotless and breakfast was lovely, consisting of fruit and yoghurt, a choice of cereals, toast, a cooked breakfast, orange juice and tea/coffee. I noticed that some earlier reviews have referred to problems with mould in the shower...

1Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had a good sleep in Edinburg during our short stay. This guest house is run very professional. But it lacks of personal influence, like other B&Bs or small guest houses in the UK offer and which makes a stay there very comfortable. Anyway, the location is quite convinient. Bus stop in front of the door 15-20 minute busride to...

1Thank carlo82
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Another great stay here. This time for the Christmas markets.. Warm, Friendly and very clean. Great breakfast. Facilities in your room and very comfortable. Bus stops right across the road gets you straight into the city. Another high recommendation. Thank you for another great visit. Happy Christmas 🎄⛄🎅🎄⛄🎅

1Thank Andrea R

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $132 - $223 (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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