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Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The arrival was super easy, the key was in the box next to the door and we got in quickly. The breakfast is done personally and with much effort. If you habe the time its nice but don't expect it to be fast. The room was ok - the welcome whiskey a nice surprise. Good choice for a guesthouse.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First the positives. Andy was a very welcoming and accomodating host. Location was good for us as we were visiting friends and family in the Leith area. Accessibility to central Edinburgh was great as a bus is at the front door. Proximity to Leith restaurants and pubs was also good. The opportunities: - the breakfast was the most disappointing I've...

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Cartagena, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely room and a good breakfast. I liked it so much I am coming back in February! The location is great - quiet but only a 10 minute bus ride into Princes Street! Perfect. I would have no hesitation in recommending The Sandaig.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Sandaig served us very well during our two night stay in Edinburgh - Andy is a fabulous host, full of handy local information that you'd do well to utilise to fully make the most of your stay. Although not there all the time, you won't be without all the necessary information for checking in/checking out, he really couldn't be...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Sandaig guest house - the room was clean, and modern just what you'd expect - the shower was a little bit cramped but adequate- but what really made the stay lovely was the friendly nature of the hosts and the high standard of the breakfasts. A little tip for the hosts would be to it...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I enjoyed staying here. It was a great home base for my visit to Edinburgh. Very quite and peaceful. The bus stops in front of the guest house made getting back and forth from the city centre easy. Breakfast was great and included a nice selection.

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed just the one night and a key was conveniently left in a secure box which was easy to access. There were lots of places to eat near the Guest House. Our room was very comfortable with a large bathroom. The breakfast was fantastic and the hospitality of the host outstanding.

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Eyemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

a late rooms booking, a good location, room was nice , clean comfortable, well appointed, BUT we saw no one all the time we were there, we arrived late afternoon. We got a text message with entry instructions, which to be fair were 10)% accurate and all worked well, no one about in the morning either, so key just left....

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice quite hotel nice owners and staff just a small bus ride to Edinburgh city centre nice outlook to public green across the road breakfast is filling and you have a lot of choices and you can eat as much as you want choices of cereal juices plenty of toast ideal for a cheap visit to Edinburgh

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sandaig...overlooking the historic Leith Links park. All rooms have En-suite facilities. Complimentary drink on arrival. Free Wi Fi, Hospitality Tray, Radio Alarm Clock, I Pod Docking Station, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandaig Guest House

Address: 5 East Hermitage Place | Leith Links, Edinburgh EH6 8AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: RM332 - RM821 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandaig Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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Sandaig Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Andy is a great host, awesome location, very comfortable, free parking. Lots of choices for breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles sarosie2016, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Peaceful throughout”
 of 5 bubbles FilbertTheFox, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed good - no lift so if can't do stairs well then ask for lower floor room”
 of 5 bubbles AmandaK360, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“consider pre-requesting a room not on the top floor, unless you like lots of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles cookpias, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are at the back of the house. If you are not very mobile, ask for a ground floor room as lots of stairs to top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles H4153VGdavidw, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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