A charming Georgian villa built in the 1800s, spread over 4 floors.
This family-run establishment offers a variety of rooms of unique character, suitable for everyone from the single tourist to a large family.
With Arthur's Seat providing a picturesque backdrop, the location is ideal as both a retreat from city noises and a jumping off point to everything that Edinburgh has to offer. A 20 minute stroll by foot will bring you directly onto the historic Royal Mile of Old Town.
The accommodation comprises:
14 rooms in total - 13 are en-suite and 1 room has a private bathroom just next door to the room.
Wi-Fi Internet access is free throughout the guest house
About the location (Newington, Edinburgh)
City Guest House Edinburgh is located in the idyllic neighborhood of Newington, known for its Victorian tenement flats and detached Georgian villas that are typical of Edinburgh's charm. At just 2 km from the City Centre, a pleasant walk through shops and cafes will take approximately 20 minutes, or the bus stop 100 feet from the front door allows a quick ride into town. Only 1 km away, Arthur's Seat (along with Queens Park/Salisbury Crags) offers a delightful scenic walk for those who enjoy nature.
By Plane: From Edinburgh airport, take the city tram (£5 per person) and descend at the Princes St/Scott Monument stop (approx 25 minute ride). From Princes St, you can take a direct bus (£1.60) and descend at the Mayfield Terrace stop. Bus lines 3, 29, 31, 37. Alternatively, a taxi from the airport will cost roughly £25.
By Train: From Waverly station, exit to Princes St and proceed to the left towards the Princes St/Scott Monument bus stop. Take a direct bus (£1.60) and descend at the Mayfield Terrace stop. Bus lines 3, 29, 31, 37. Alternatively, a taxi from the Waverley will cost roughly £8 - £10.
By Bus: From the St Andrews bus station, exit to Princes St and proceed to the Princes St/Scott Monument bus stop. Take a direct local bus (£1.60) and descend at the Mayfield Terrace stop. Bus lines 3, 29, 31, 37. Alternatively, a taxi from the St Andrews will cost roughly £8 - £10.
Airport Transfer: Thursday to Sunday we do provide a pick up and drop off airport service. One of our City Guest House Team Members will be waiting for you upon arrival and will bring you directly to our Guest House. (£25 per pick up)