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Scotland, Maryland
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I travel a lot for business and leisure and I was unfortunately disappointed with my stay at Arden Lodge. I just felt the place was simply not worth £75 for one night at all (additional payment for cooked breakfast). A family room was all that was available which had one double bed and two single beds - I asked, and... More 

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2 Thank Byrne327
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was a comfortable guest house right on the bus route into the city of Edinburgh. It was clean and had a nice comfortable bed. The shower was not the best as the power was very weak could just be typical of an old electric shower. A good variety of things for breakfast - continental was in with the price... More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Had a short stay here in Edinburgh in unfortunate circumstances, this small family owned guest house were more than accommodating and understanding of our needs, rooms although could use a spruce up had everything you'd expect and we're clean and comfortable. Excellent cooked breakfast for a £5 supplement to room rate well worth it and also the continental breakfast which... More 

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1 Thank Nick A
Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This was a spur-of-the-moment, last minute booking, we decided on a few days in Edinburgh before the Festival Silly Season gets under way. We couldn't find a room in b&bs we have used in the past, we landed on the Arden by chance, I'm glad we did. This is a genuine, traditional, homely guest house. It makes no 'designer' or... More 

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3 Thank Moira W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed here last night with my mum and cousin. It was easy to find and has a small car park onsite. We had a room with a double bed and 2 single beds, beds were very comfortable. There was a kettle and the hot drink essentials along with some lovely cookies. The Host was lovely, very helpful and attentive... More 

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Moray, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This B&B hides behind an AA rating of 3 stars not sure when this was last checked? The signs have clearly been changed since then,where cooked breakfast used to be included and sky sports and movies were also part have now gone.Location was good walking distance to some dog friendly pubs and restaurants,walk just across the road where dog could... More 

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5 Thank genuine2016
Arden_Management, Manager at Arden Guest House, responded to this review

I am sorry that the guest was not completely satisfied with his stay. The secret booker from the AA visited us earlier this year and awarded us 3 gold stars again. This is an annual assessment, for which we are not forewarned. Whilst a wide and varied choice for breakfast is included in our room rate, a full cooked breakfast... More 

Falkirk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

we stayed in the family room number 8 of this guest house for 2 nights while my dad was in edinburgh royal having a pacemaker fitted the room was lovely decorated,the beds were comfortable,there was a cupboard providing enough storage space to store cases and a pram,there was a tv and tea/coffee/hot chocolate plus biscuits etc beside a kettle and... More 

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durham
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

What a lovely find.. visited for the rugby weekend very warm welcome room was lovely and for a short break just what was needed. Short bus journey into town do get the day ticket £4 if going around the city. Good sleep lovely breakfast nice stay recommended direct bus from princess st to outside front door (nearly) :-)

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Standish, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We were greeted from our car by the friendly, helpful owner. The standard of this guest house was excellent. Scrupulously clean and a high standard of decor. The breakfast buffet was very tasty with ample food and quick efficient service. The guest house is very close to the hospital which we were visiting, and only ten minutes from the Marchmont... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed here one night (couple with a well behaved dog) and were impressed with the value and comfort the Arden Guest House delivers. The main positives were the free parking, no additional charge for taking the dog, a fully enclosed garden we were welcome to use, park land opposite for walking the dog, shampoo/conditioner/soaps provided in the bathroom, and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: RM368 - RM502 (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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