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Ardgarth Guest House

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Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My husband and I stayed here last week for 3 nights. The guest house was lovely and Ursula was delightful. We highly enjoyed our cooked breakfasts, with 4 different choices (my favourites were the Highlander and Scottish breakfasts) plus yummy fruit, yoghurt, cereals, juices, toast, etc. Ursula will always try to fill you in on all the things to do...

Thank LovetotravelNess
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The guest house is located in a suburban area, in the district of Portobello, but is well connected to the historic center thanks to the bus line nr. 26; moreover, the hotel is quiet, close to the beach and with wide availability of parking. The room where we stayed, with a beautiful bow-window, is spacious and well equipped with all...

Thank Italian68
Hartville, Missouri
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This was my first stay in a B&B. I was really looking forward to the stay, and all my expectations were most certainly met at the Ardgarth Guest House. The entire place is clean, inviting and so well decorated. The rooms are inviting, with special touches like the coffee/tea making supplies and beautiful room decor. Ursula is the perfect hostess,...

Thank Kristy S
Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I'd never stayed at a B & B before, so I was somewhat apprehensive about our stay at Ardgarth B & B. The apprehension disappeared the minute I stepped inside and met the proprietor, Ursula. She made us feel right at home and you could tell she and her staff truly wanted to help us in every way possible and...

1Thank DougS851
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Great hospitality, good price/quality. 30m from the city center, but you have the bus for 1.5 GBP. It's worth it. Ursula is a great host. One day I did not have time for breakfast and she prepared a takeaway so that I would not depart without breakfast.

Thank AnitaBastos
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 24 May 2015

My wife and I were on a 11-day trip through Scotland in May, 2015, and our journey began with three nights at Ardgarth. We loved it. Ursula was a terrific hostess: kind, patient, and knowledgable. Our room was quite comfortable and well-provisioned. The breakfasts were, I think, the best of our trip. Even the haggis was tasty! The area was...

Thank Mark L
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in May. The room was advertised as wheelchair-accessible, and it was, with clearance under the bed for a hoist. Ursula willingly removed an armchair to make more space. Breakfast was magnificent. Portobello promenade is only two blocks away, for sea air, a fantastic view and an excellent restaurant. All the Edinburgh buses take wheelchairs. A...

Thank Kay S
Maidenhead, England
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Stayed at the Ardgarth for 3 nights at the end of March. The double ensuite was warm, cosy immaculately clean and had everything we could ask for. Ursula is a great source of information about the local area and Edinburgh - and produces a marvellous Scottish breakfast to start the day. Although we thought the breakfast time was a little...

Thank yorkygirl55
Holyhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Stayed at the Ardgarth for two nights over Easter. A lovely warm welcome from Ursula and a very comfortable room with all the facilities you would find in a good hotel. Excellent breakfast served by two very pleasant young members of staff. Easy parking. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Ursula also gave much appreciated community information to my daughter who...

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

A couple of years ago we stayed at this quaint B&B steps from the beach and about a 10 minute bus ride to downtown Edinburgh. It's quiet. We didn't even know a sports team was also staying there until breakfast the next morning! Nice staff and the breakfast was filling.

Thank Tabitha S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small friendly Guest House in a quiet location with free on-street parking and good bus service to city centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardgarth Guest House

Address: 1 St. Marys Place | Portobello, Edinburgh EH15 2QF, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Ardgarth Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“The ground floor rooms are brilliantly set up for diasbled travellers”
 of 5 bubbles NatureStrikesBack, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Lower floors are always better when carry heavy bags.”
 of 5 bubbles brucef350, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The top level room provided excellent views of the surrounding neighborhood and the chance to hear the lovely sound of raindrops on wetter days.”
 of 5 bubbles PtownTravelNut, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the loft room :-)”
 of 5 bubbles 619inab, 27 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in room one which had excellent disabled facilities as well as bay windows with plenty of sunlight, perfect for me.”
 of 5 bubbles christopherw401, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
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