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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 #189 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Darlington, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

An excellent place to stay, near the city centre and bus stops. The host, Richard, is very friendly and helpful. No food is provided, but there is plenty of choice nearby in local cafes, bars and restaurants. You are also welcome to bring takeaways or food in to microwave. I recommend the Day ticket which allows unlimited travel for one... More

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Located in a central area, within 5 minutes of the Playhouse where we were attending a show. Easy to find, if you walk the right way unlike me! Thank you very much for a lovely stay, Richard! David and Amy, Room 2 :)

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

Thank you David and Amy. I have owned Lantern Guest House for almost a year now. We listen carefully to guest feedback, our commitment being: To provide our guests with good quality service in comfortable, reasonably priced Rooms. Kind regards Richard More

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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Arrived late but still welcomed by Richard. The room suited our needs for a much needed break. Being in a great location meant we were able to explore the main tourist areas in Edinburgh and more before returning to the quietness of Lantern House. The private entrance to the basement rooms was great as we could come and go without... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Just returned from a lovely weekend in Edinburgh, having stayed at the Lantern Guest House. We were provided with plenty of information from our host, Richard, including a map of the city (which we couldn't have done without) and details on how to get to the guest house from the airport and how much this should cost. Our room was... 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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Lantern Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland

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