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Lantern Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Lantern House | 3 Windsor Street, Edinburgh EH7 5LA, Scotland
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Ranked #165 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
rach-matt Rugeley, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Richard is very friendly, accommodating and warm owner. Nothing was to much trouble. This was our second visit to the Lantern Guesthouse and the rooms are cosy, clean and the location was superb for us as we like to venture out for most of the day. But the beauty of it is that's it close enough to get back to... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

As a couple who were just up for the weekend and wanted a nice private room and to be able to come and go as we please it was fantastic. Having a dressing table was a nice touch and been able to eat in our room too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Just had three days in Edinburgh.Stayed at this nice clean and comfortable,convenient guest House.Very central to St.James shopping centre The Theatre Royal and short walk to Princess Street. Regards Harry Wilkinson

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Lantern Guesthouse was exactly what we were looking for. We were greeted with a big smile by Richard the owner, when we arrived and showed to our lovely room with private coded access. The Guesthouse is within walking distance to all the nice eating places, shops, Waverley Train Station and big tourist attractions. We were even lucky with 2 bus... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Spent in room 1 for 3nights. The room was clean, spacious & comfortable. The en-suite was on the small side, but adequate for a 3night stay. There was a microwave, fridge, ironing board & iron in the passage just outside our room, which we could use. Richard the owner is very pleasant, & is ok with us eating in the... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed in room 4. The room was small as advertised but more than adequate for our 3 night stay. The bed was comfortable and the room was very clean. The room is not en-suite but a private bathroom was just along the hallway. The bathroom was large with a great sized bath and separate shower cubicle and again was... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Richard, the owner, is very nice. The location is good and the room was spacious and clean. However the rooms are kind of in the basement and get both stuffy and damp. This leads to a slight mustiness so should be avoided by people with allergies, etc.

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I communicated with Richard via email to get the room booked and he was very prompt and professional throughout the whole process. They sent plenty of info and perfect directions prior to our arrival and it was an easy downhill walk from Waverley Train Station (it is also around the corner from a bus stop and a short walk to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Location was one of the main attractions and this was only a short walk into the city centre so thumbs up for this. However, after being welcomed by Richard and shown our room we felt disappointed. The furnishings were tired and very dated (not retro by design)! The shower room smelt particularly unpleasant as there was mold on the wall... More 

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Richard H, Owner at Lantern Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Peter Thank you for your stay and for your review. I'm concerned you felt your experience wasn't great. Owning a Georgian building has it's joys and challenges I have come to realise. I have invested in a de-humidifier to help combat dampness (and mould). I will refresh the shower area as soon as possible. Kind regards Richard More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I spent a couple of nights in one of the lower floor rooms. Richard welcomed us warmly and checking in was no problem. Despite being below pavement level, the room was fairly bright. However it was a little damp/musty. The bed was a little small for a couple and the shower was pretty much as compact as it gets. Other... More 

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Address: Lantern House | 3 Windsor Street, Edinburgh EH7 5LA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Lantern Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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