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Southside Guest House

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 May 2007

This was an amazing place for the price, and of the 2 weeks we spent in Scotland this was the best place we stayed at. The hosts are very friendly and helpful, the room was amazing, and the breakfast was excellent!

Thank tarotcub
Reviewed 20 May 2007

This is by far the nicest guest house we stayed at on our trip to the UK, which included stops in London, York and Oxford. The owners were very friendly and even prepared us a breakfast when we were going to miss the scheduled morning breakfast (which is excellent). The rooms were very clean and spacious. For travelers with laptops,...

Thank dunker1983
Reviewed 16 May 2007

Strengths: - Breakfast. Terrific, but especially good if you're British (since not everyone likes the "fry-up"). - Staff. Met our every need, professionally and with a smile. - Towels. Huge and kept on warmers. Perfect after the shower. - Location. About 2 km walk from the train station (city center) or 5 BPS taxi, and near many restaurants. - Details....

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Santa Monica, CA
Reviewed 29 April 2007

My stay at the Southside Guest House was booked by my hosts at the University of Edinburgh, so I did not know exactly what to expect, as I have stayed at B&Bs before and have not always been thrilled with the experience. The Southside seems more like a boutique hotel, however, due no doubt to the sophistication of its proprietors...

Thank SantaMonica8
French American in Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 April 2007

My husband and I relied on TripAdvisor to find this guest house in Edinburgh. We just couldn't ignore the RAVE reviews the Southside Guest House received......and staying there turned out to be the best hotel experience we have ever had! We travel quite a bit, especially in Europe, so this is saying something for us. Franco and Lynne were charming,...

Thank tortiekat
Oxford, UK
Reviewed 10 April 2007

A totally delightful B and B, a real find. It's a beautiful house with lovely decor , in terms of the colours, fabrics, artwork, furniture, etc. Our room was huge, and equipped with everything we might need during our stay, including an iron and an ironing board , a corkscrew, and even a hot-water bottle! Other really nice touches were...

Thank speedrabbit
Cleveland Ohio
Reviewed 3 April 2007

This is a beautiful guest house run by hotel trained owners. Franco is from Florence and his love of modern art was evident around the house. The entire house has been redone with modern plumbing, and quality toiletries. The breakfast room is beautiful with excellent food and gracious service. So why don't I fall all over myself with this place....

3Thank cteach
Reviewed 28 March 2007

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic time staying here! The room was really comfortable with lush decor and was nice and warm. The bathroom was again spacious with a lovey big bath. There were special touches which made our stay even better, such as traditional Scottish shower gel and hand wash etc in the bathroom, which smelt gorgeous! The...

Thank moosie84
Reviewed 10 March 2007

Just had a lovely 3 night midweek stay in The Terrace Suite. We chose Southside based on TA reviews and we were not dissappointed. The house has some lovely period features yet still offers a modern feel more like a boutique hotel. Lynn and Franco are very nice hosts, their friendliness pitched at just the right level we thought. We...

1Thank TRav100
Reviewed 4 March 2007

This is a really great place. i'll break it down into sections; Location; In a suburb in Newington only about a 5ish min bus ride into town. Costs a £1. A few good restaurants nearby too! B&B: More like a boutique hotel than a B&B, really great decor, traditional fusing with modern. Lovely hosts. Breakfast is lovely! Fantastic organic museli...

Thank ruby-bloom

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: ₹ 9,136 - ₹ 15,863 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southside Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Southside Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Southside Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are different. But all are comfortable and full of character. The back rooms overlooking the garden are very quiet.”
michaelj256, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the back garden which was beautiful”
sarapL7215TP, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A first floor room is more convenient and rear rooms are quieter”
550stephena, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good restaurants nearby, especially the Southpour across the road.”
warps, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front elevation may be more prone to traffic noise”
NescafeTamworth, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
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