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    Alpha Guest House

    19 Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 4TE, Scotland
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    • Excellent61%
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    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...More

    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...More

    Thank Markm1972
    Reviewed 27 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...More

    Thank AxonnEchysttas
    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...More

    1  Thank paul50mcdonnell
    Reviewed 17 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

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$77 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Room Tips
    "We had room 1 on the front and could not hear any traffic."
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    "Avoid Room 2"
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    "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..."
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    "The room furthest away from the main road is quiet, not sure about others"
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