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With panoramic views of Edinburgh Castle and Arthur’s Seat, the family-run Ardleigh House is less than one mile from Leigh Dock. It offers comfortable rooms and free parking.

Rooms at the Ardleigh are decorated in warm colors and have pinewood wardrobes and writing desks. Rooms include TVs and a hospitality tray.

The spacious dining room serves traditional cooked Scottish and vegetarian breakfasts. There are several excellent bistro’s and seafood restaurants surrounding the dock.

The Royal Botanic Gardens are just 1,650 feet from the Ardleigh. There is a bus stop outside the guest house with regular services to Edinburgh city center, which is 1.5 miles away. Edinburgh has fantastic sightseeing including the Scottish Gallery of National Art and Holyrood Palace.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Ardleigh House has been welcoming guests since Mar 1, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

FREE parking!


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hosted by Bob Karapanovic

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Bob Karapanovic
Newhaven - pictures fishing harbour, with some good restaurants and bars, Royal Botanic Gardens - peace and tranquility, with some stunning plant displays, at any time of the year. All within short walk from Ardleigh Guest House.
Languages spoken: English,Croatian,Serbian
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
What's nearby
  • Inverleith House
    0.5 miles
  • Royal Botanic Garden
    0.5 miles
  • Raeburn Place
    0.9 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    1.2 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    1.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.3 miles
  • Omni Center
    1.3 miles
  • Western General Hospital
    1.3 miles
  • Royal Victoria Building
    1.3 miles
  • The Georgian House
    1.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Inerleith bar/restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Herring Bone bar/restaurant
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Yumme cafe
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant In Touch restaurant
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Royal Mile
    1.6 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1.6 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    1.6 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    1.8 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    2 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.4 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    2.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.2 miles
  • Forth Bridge
    7.8 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Forth / Newhaven Harbur
    0.6 miles
  • Mountain Carlton Hill
    0.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    34 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.1 miles
How to get to Ardleigh House from Edinburgh Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Ardleigh House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Croatian
  • Serbian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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.

Children 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Credit/Debit card payments at the property are not accepted, we accept cash payments only.
At the time of making a reservation you can pay with your credit/debit card.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

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.

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

Please inform Ardleigh 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 Ardleigh House

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

  • Check-in at Ardleigh House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Ardleigh House is 1.7 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

  • Room options at Ardleigh House include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Family

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Guests staying at Ardleigh House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

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

    • Taxi 25min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 50min