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Southside Guest House

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

Room was great but the breakfast was absolutely fantastic! Never had a breakfast like that at any other B&B! Very clean room which was appreciated. The evening glass of whiskey was a very nice touch. Again, the breakfast was phenomenal. Great advice on how to travel around the city too.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights for the rugby weekend. Beautifully decorated period house with great hosts. Room comfortable with huge bed and large shower room. Bus stop outside had numerous buses to all over the city and back at night if you didn't want to walk. Breakfast excellent with a daily 'special' and a glass of Bucks Fizz thrown in! A...

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

A beautifully extravagant home right in the heart of Edinburgh, the house is a delight, the breakfast choice was amazing, Buck's Fizz on a windy Wednesday morning is a lovely decision to ponder over home made muesli. Also Staying here means that you're right in the centre of the action, just a few minutes walk to all the main sights,...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed September 19, 2015

I have been in Edinburgh 5 nights due to a Conference time + several meetings. Even not being in the exact centre point of the city, the hotel is just 10 minutes by a nice walk, with many nice places to eat around. The hotel is quiet and comfortable (the table in my room was maybe too small to work,...

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France
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Southside is a great B and B, very comfortable, terrific breakfasts, a good welcome. Located about 15 minutes walk from the Old Town and on several bus routes, there are a lot of places to eat etc nearby. However one drawback which has kept my rating down: the plumbing. I quite understand that converting an old town house so that...

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SouthsideEdinburgh, Owner at Southside Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are sorry you found some aspects of your stay unsatisfactory. Primarily relating to plumbing. The problem with the fluctuating shower temperature has been addressed and for the most part resolved. It had affected two of the bedrooms and was due to faulty pressure valves which have been adjusted. The engineers are monitoring the situation and are advising...

Toronto
Reviewed August 10, 2015

The building has some historic charm, but is also a tad rundown. We were on the top floor. Smallish room with a dormer window so some very low ceilings to cope with in the only spot suitable to stow large suitcases. Only 2 of the 3 windows opened and the love seat had to be pulled way out into the...

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SouthsideEdinburgh, Owner at Southside Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest We are sorry you found some aspects of your stay unsatisfactory. Primarily relating to maintenance issues particularly the plumbing and the parking. The problem with the fluctuating shower temperature has been addressed and for the most part resolved. It had affected two of the bedrooms and was due to faulty pressure valves which have been adjusted. The engineers...

Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed July 29, 2015

The owners of this guesthouse put in a lot of effort to make their guests happy. There were lovely rooms with a great attention to detail, a jug of whisky to be sampled by the guests as well as yummy breakfasts. We felt so welcome, and enjoyed also our big bathroom. A tip: If driving, request for parking well in...

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed July 23, 2015

This house is beautifully decorated, conveniently located and just lovely to stay at. The room was excellent, updated ensuite. The breakfasts were wonderful, with great accommodation for vegetarians. The complimentary dram of whiskey available for a nightcap was just an added bonus!

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Nevada, Iowa
Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our second visit to Edinburgh and our second stay at Southside. The location was convenient to my husband's conference, it is an easy walk to the Royal Mile, museums and Arthur's Seat. This time, we stayed in a room facing the courtyard in back and it was quieter than our previous room facing the street-which is quite busy....

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Alma, Georgia
Reviewed July 11, 2015

A very convenient comfortable, roomy Inn in a neighborhood with many restaurants and pubs. Although feels to be in a neighborhood, only a moderate walk or short bus ride to the Royal Mile. Great hosts that are very helpful.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Southside is a stylish and welcoming Guest House in the heart of the City of Edinburgh close to the Old Town. It provides very comfortable accommodation in a contemporary, smart decor in a period setting. The eight stylish en-suite bedrooms, which include two Four Poster Rooms, have been designed to be as individual as our guests. If you are seeking somewhere unique and memorable for your Edinburgh visit, Southside is an excellent choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southside Guest House

Address: 8 Newington Road, Edinburgh EH9 1QS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $139 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southside Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Southside Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“All rooms are different. But all are comfortable and full of character. The back rooms overlooking the garden are very quiet.”
michaelj256, 2 days ago | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the back garden which was beautiful”
sarapL7215TP, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“A first floor room is more convenient and rear rooms are quieter”
550stephena, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Good restaurants nearby, especially the Southpour across the road.”
warps, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“Front elevation may be more prone to traffic noise”
NescafeTamworth, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
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