Arrandale Guest House


28 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 2BZ

    Lis & Ross extend a warm, friendly welcome to our 3 star Arrandale Guest House, a spacious 19th century villa, once a large family home and retaining some original features. Ideally located for the Castle, University and Roslyn.

    • located in the Newington area on the south side of the city centre, close to Edinburgh University,  the Commonwealth Swimming Pool, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Arthur’s Seat and the Meadows.
    • a short bus journey to the city centre, the Castle, Scottish Parliament, the railway station and the bus station.
    • frequent, excellent bus service to all parts of the city, to Castle, Holyrood Palace,  Royal Yacht Britannia and to the south of the city, to Roslyn Glen, Butterfly World and to the Scottish Borders
    • rooms - single, double, twin, room for a small family/group of  3 people and a large family/group of  4 or 5 people.  
    • 5 bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom, one bedroom has a private bathroom outside of the bedroom (it is not shared).
    • Every room is equipped with a television, radio alarm clock,  hairdryer, towels, toiletries and tea/coffee/hot chocolate making facilities
    • Two room are on the ground floor and 4 rooms overlook the garden and are quiet – apart from the birds singing.
    •  Free wi-fi throughout our guest house and a PC for guests’ use in the public area.
    • Full Scottish or continental breakfast prepared fresh daily.  Suitable for vegetarians.
    • Free off  and on street parking.  Secure bike storage.
    • Restaurants and bars within walking distance or a short bus ride away
    • Cameron Toll Shopping Centre, St James Shopping Centre, Waverley Market, Princes Street, Straiton Retail Park all within easy reach of the guest house.
    • Banks and Post Office a short walk or bus ride away.
    • Ross and Lis are always on hand to help you in any way.


    3 Guest House
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room en-suite (king size bed)
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/twin/family (private bathroom)
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/twin/family room en-suite (3 persons)
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room En-Suite (3-5 persons)
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available A varied choice is offered and cooked freshly to order
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Payphones Available
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • German Speaking


    • City Location


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route Very close to a bus stop where a bus passes every 10 minutes to the city centre
    • Parking


    • Children Welcome


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Road Directions

    From the outskirts of the city, take A720 city bypass to the south of the city.
    Then take A701 or A772 to the city centre. Go straight on at every junction and after 5 miles, you are in Mayfield Gardens and Arrandale Guest House is on left hand side.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the Tourist Information Centre at Waverley Market on Princes Street in the city centre, either take a taxi or go to Princes Street, Take bus numbers 3, 29, 31, 37 or 49 to Mayfield Gardens (the bus stop after the Minto Hotel).

    Getting there by railway:- From Waverley Station either take a taxi or go to Princes Street. Take bus numbers 3, 31, 29, 37 or 49 to Mayfield Gardens (the bus stop after the Minto Hotel). 

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport, if driving,  take A8 towards the city, then the A720 city bypass. Take the turn off A701 to Edinburgh city centre. Go straight on at every junction for about 5 miles where you will see the Arrandale Guest House on the left hand side.

    You could take a taxi from the airport to the guest house for about £23.

    There is also the airport bus which goes from the airport to the city from where you can take a taxi to the guest house or take the local bus from North Bridge.  More information at 



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