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Sandilands Guest House

25 Queensferry Road | Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3HB, Scotland
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The environment provided at Sandilands is excellent, helpful advice, great breakfasts (whatever you would like), comfortable room and bathroom although the bed could be a little firmer. One of the best features was the bus stop across the road, with buses running frequently, it was a quick ride into the new and old town. Highly recommend the guest house operated... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Had a great 4 days staying at Sandilands,john could not do enough for you very helpful and friendly host.Great breakfast ideal location for walk to city as parking is a nightmare.Bed very comfortable,good value for money overal.

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elgin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

What a lovely B&B with a fantastic location. I had another great stay at the Sandilands Guest House. My twin room was beautifully decorated and very clean. John was his usual hospitable affable self and it was lovely to stay here again. The breakfast was first class and I found this B&B completely faultless. I look forward to my next... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We booked a 3 night stay for New Years at Sandilands through Hotels.com (an Expedia company). We received 2 confirmation emails from Hotels.com, but when we arrived Sandilands had no record of our booking and no room reserved for us. We are not sure if this was the fault of Hotels.com or Sandilands. Luckily, there were multiple vacant rooms and... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

After checking the T.A. reviews our expectations were higher than the actual experience. Pros: Bus stops very close to get you in and out of central Edinburgh. Walk into town of about half an hour. The actual bedroom was well-equipped. Cons: The interior needs modernizing and decluttering. The dining room is not big enough to allow guests to move around... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We lucked out finding this B & B. We were trying to find a place to stay and there was so much traffic that we couldn't get to a couple places that we saw had openings. John fit us in as they were slowing down with their business after a busy tourist season. We had a nice room and John... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

stayed here 2 nights as we had booked for the Tattoo. Made to feel very welcome. John was very helpful regards buses. There was a stop over the road and it only took about 10 mins to get to the centre so our car never moved all weekend. There was a good selection for breakfast and tea and coffee in... More 

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Tata, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Me and my wife spent two days here. Our opinion is that everything was perfect. The owner was very helpful, patient and very kind. We enjoyed the breakfast all the time, and had a pleasant days here. In the future we will visit Sandilands again. Good place in a good city!

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

John is the perfect host and his breakfasts are wonderful. He can help direct you to anyplace in the city. The rooms are clean spacious and quiet. He has umbrellas next to the front door which is so important in Edinburgh. We enjoyed talking with him during breakfast. If you're visiting Edinburgh it's a great place to stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Sandilands Guest House is really nice, and ideally located for visiting the sights of Edinburgh. Although it within walking distance of the city centre it is quiet and conducive to a good night's rest. During our visit it was great to park our car at the house, and to either walk or take a bus to see the major attractions.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John and Maureen Sandilands extend a warm welcome to you at Sandilands House, a distinctive and charming bungalow of great character built in 1930 to high specifications. Enjoy our excellent and recognised Scottish friendly B and B service in our quality, traditional and comfortable Guest House. Our central location with free off street car parking is an ideal base for our visitors to explore the city attractions effortlessly. We are just one mile from the city West End, on a direct excellent bus service or 15 mins walk to City Centre. Also close by are Royal Botanical Gardens, Murrayfield Rugby Stadium, Art galleries etc. Edinburgh Airport is just a 20 minute tram or taxi ride away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandilands Guest House

Address: 25 Queensferry Road | Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3HB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $119 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sandilands Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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