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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 #157 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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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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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

southend on sea essex
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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Wicklow
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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

perfect for short stay and exploring the city of Edinburgh. would stay here again. little Italian diner on the corner is great value for eating breakfast/lunch/ dinner. short stroll from shops. there were Christmas markets around the city on which was very nice and added to the festive season experience

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This was easy to book, professional, simple and great. If you want a no fuss, no frills stay in Edinburgh, this is the place for it. Lovely room in a lovely building. Bed, en-suite bathroom, tv, wifi. Simple. This was great value for money also and I couldn't recommend it more.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Just got back from our long weekend in Edinburgh, we stayed in room 2 for 3 nights and it was perfect as our little base as we explored the city. Felt very independent being able to let ourselves in and out with the door codes, the room had all of the amenities that were needed (the bed was very comfy!),... More

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York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Amazing location for access to the city centre, clean rooms which were well equipped for a short stay. The owner was friendly, always available to help and work round our schedules and generally just gave the impression he couldn't do enough for us. The rooms were a good size, comfortable and there were ample facilities put at our disposal. The... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Lantern Guesthouse is in a good location about 5-10 minutes away from the centre of town, it's a bit of a walk uphill to get to the centre but it's not too bad. The guesthouse is located in a quiet street but a bus stop only a few metres away. There's also metred parking in the street which is free... More

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west yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This was a great place to stay for our weekend in Edinburgh, near to the centre, but far enough away from the noise. We booked a weekend stay here, I emailed to give a rough time of arrival, because we were going to be getting there in the evening we were given a key code to get into the building.... 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*
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Lantern Guest House is set up as 3 mini apartments, combining historic Georgian tradition with modern features such as pin code entry and high speed wifi.Very close to the city centre hub around the Playhouse, Omni Centre and Tram terminus, also close to Waverley Rail Station. ... more   less 
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