We selected Dunstane House from reviews on Trip Advisor, and we were not disappointed. We wanted somewhere within walking distance of the City, and this was just under a mile out. It was an easy walk in, and the bust stop was right outside the hotel (literally).
It really was a character hotel, in a lovely old stone building. Not a good pick if you have trouble with stairs or are disabled (there was no lift), but otherwise good. The rooms were very individual (though could have used a touch up in places) and quite spacious compared to other hotels I have stayed at. It was always clean, and the staff were really helpful at all times during our visit.
The food in the restaurant (for dinner & breakfast) was good quality, and we enjoyed eating here.
There is just about enough parking between this and the sister hotel over the road, and we managed to find a space at all times during our stay.
The price was reasonable given the quality of the hotel, and I would not hesitate to stay here again
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Dunstane dates all the way back to 1852 to a design of William Playfair, one of Edinburgh's most famous architects. Now a boutique hotel privately-owned and managed by Derek and Shirley Mowat, each of our bedrooms offers a fresh take on country house charm. You can look forward to restful nights in four-poster beds with subtle accents of current style. Or stretch out king-size and enjoy all the period details and in-room features. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh
- Dunstane House Hotel
- The Dunstane Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland