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Edinburgh, Edinburgh

‘My only disappointment was that my stay had to come to an end,’ says a more than satisfied guest at this personable guest house on Southside’s Dalkeith Road. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘My only disappointment was that my stay had to come to an end,’ says a more than satisfied guest at this personable guest house on Southside’s Dalkeith Road. A beautiful entrance hall with Victorian floor tiles, fresh flowers and an elegant velvet sofa set the tone for Paul Lightfoot and John MacEwan’s boutique B&B. Downstairs, the cool, sophisticated decor is enlivened by bold artwork. The lounge library has an ‘eclectic selection of titles’ plus an honesty bar. Upstairs, the bedrooms, each named after a Scottish whisky, are comfortable and well appointed, some with original features. Those at the front have views of Salisbury Crags and Arthur’s Seat; those at the back overlook the garden to the Pentland hills beyond. Distinctly decadent bathrooms have power shower, under-floor heating, waffle robes and White Company toiletries. Breakfast is taken in the ‘comfortable’ conservatory where service is ‘prompt and attentive’. Paul’s home-made granola, dressed with honey, apricot and vanilla, is ‘delicious’. He also rustles up a cracking cooked breakfast. (RB)

Hotel details

Address

94 Dalkeith Road
Edinburgh
EH16 5AF
Scotland

Telephone

0131 662 9265

Bedrooms

6.

Open

all year except 25/26 Dec (ring to check Jan 2021 opening times).

Facilities

lounge with honesty bar, drawing room, breakfast room, in-room TV (BT, Freeview, Netflix), walled garden, bicycles available to borrow, pop-up dining event twice a month.

Background music

during the day 
in guest lounge.

Children

3 and upwards welcomed.

Dogs

not allowed.

Credit cards

MC, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B £150–£200. Min. 2-night stay weekends Mar–Oct, 4-night stay at New Year.