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Alexander Guest House is a friendly guest house with clean rooms and excellent bus access to Edinburgh city center. Arthur’s Seat provides a beautiful backdrop.

At Alexander there is limited free parking and free internet access.

The house is in a residential area about 1 miles south of Edinburgh’s Old Town and the Royal Mile. Waverley Train Station on Princes Street is 1.2 miles away.

The Alexander Guest House has good access to Scottish Parliament and Edinburgh University.

Alexander Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 19, 2001

Property Highlights

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Alexander Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Queen's Hall
    0.8 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    0.9 miles
  • The Meadows
    1 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    1.1 miles
  • Holyrood Park
    1.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Festival Theatre
    1.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Law School
    1.2 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    1.2 miles
  • Craigmillar Castle
    1.3 miles
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    1.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Delhi Dinner
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Old Bell Inn
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1.4 miles
  • Royal Mile
    1.5 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    1.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.8 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.8 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    3.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.9 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    6 miles
  • Forth Bridge
    10.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Duddingston Loch and Bird Sanctuary
    1 miles
  • Mountain Holyrood park
    1.8 miles
  • Mountain Arthur’s seat
    1.8 miles
  • Mountain Edinburgh Castle
    2.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.5 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    36.5 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    49 miles
How to get to Alexander Guest House from Edinburgh Airport
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Alexander Guest House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Alexander Guest House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Alexander Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please provide an approximate time of arrival.

Payment is required on arrival.

Please note that there are only 2 on-site parking spaces available and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternative free parking is available on side streets next to the property and on Saturday and Sunday, free parking is available in front of the guest house.

Please note that guests who require an accessible room should inform the property on their booking. Accessibility rooms are subject to availability.

Please note that due to the pandemic currently we cancel daily clean.

Please note that guests are liable for any damages to the property and loss of keys.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Alexander Guest House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Alexander Guest House

  • Check-in at Alexander Guest House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Alexander Guest House is 1.4 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

  • Room options at Alexander Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Family
    • Single
    • Twin/Double

  • The prices at Alexander Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Alexander Guest House by:

    • Bus 1h

  • Alexander Guest House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):