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Reviewed 7 July 2016

What a fantastic find of the years visiting our Son in Edinburgh I wished we had found this hotel five years ago. Organisation since booking was great information and welcome arrangements second to none. The room clean,large all amenities (one small thing location of TV in room 5) Giant en suite) Breakfast unbelievable choices with a daily special complemented with...

Thank NescafeTamworth
Port Carling, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This was the first stop on our whirlwind tour of Scotland...so it was wonderful to be greeted by Franco and his smiling face as we were pretty tired after a day of travel. He and Lynne are fantastic hosts! Franco is very knowledgeable about Edinburgh and its attractions and directed us to several good restaurants in the area. It's great...

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Up the hill is a lot of activity, but along this street straight from the center of the Royal Mile is this special place. Pre-visit email correspondence with host was attentive and helpful. Upon arrival we were given an introduction map and explanation--we used that quite a bit. Thoughtful decor to complement features such as wooden floors. Plenty of thick...

Thank SeashoreIris2
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This place is far better than those anonymous hotel chains. Great furnishings and decor! Good breakfast! Above all Franco and Lynne really care for their guests! Bucks Fizz at breakfast! Nip of whiskey for nightcap! They spoil their guests! This place is a quality stay with that all important personal touch.

Thank barrie h
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great weekend. Very nice large ensuite room with a sofa and tv. There's lots of nice touches like a dvd library and a tot of whiskey when you return at night. The premises is well placed for a walk in to the city centre or over to Arthurs seat. The host is great and has lots of useful...

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Good location, about a mile from Waverley Station and half a mile from The Royal Mile. Nice bedrooms with good ensuite facilities. Excellent breakfast and very friendly and welcoming host, Franco. Would definitely recommend and use again if we return to Edinburgh.

Thank ElspethMAlfreton
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I arrived solo for the Easter weekend, spending 3 nights at the Southside Guest House. I was greeted with a typical Scottish welcome by Franco and Lynne and straight away I felt right at home. On my way up to the room I noticed they have a display of malt with a free offering for guests before bed, a magic...

Thank Holidayathome2011
Reviewed 12 March 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.

Thank Betsy H
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 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...

Thank MaggsK1910
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 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,...

Thank heaneynotseamus

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 7,760 - ₹ 11,926 (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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“We had a room overlooking the back garden which was beautiful”
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“Good restaurants nearby, especially the Southpour across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles warps, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front elevation may be more prone to traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles NescafeTamworth, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had very little traffic noise on the second floor but more stairs to climb.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggsK1910, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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