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Blossom Guest House

3-star3 stars
8 Minto Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 1RG, United Kingdom

City-center guesthouse within easy reach of University of Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi
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  • Clean and pleasant stay .. close to city centre Jul 14, 2020
  • Was a nice place to stay unfortunately due to covid-19 didn’t see whole hotelMay 12, 2020

Blossom Guest House

from €72
  • Comfort Single Room Garden View
  • Comfort Double Room with Ensuite
  • Comfort Double Room with Shower
  • Comfort Double or Twin Room with 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
  • Comfort Triple Room with Ensuite
  • Family Quad Room for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Comfort Triple Room with 3 Single Beds
  • Standard Double Room with Ensuite

What’s around Blossom Guest House


  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 16 min walk
  • Princes Street - 23 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 24 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 25 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 28 min walk
  • George Street - 29 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 30 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 22 min walk
  • Newcraighall Station - 10 min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time noon-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • The United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking* on site (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1886
  • Garden
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Blossom Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Blossom Edinburgh
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  • Blossom Guest House Guesthouse Edinburgh
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Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Optional extras

Self parking is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Blossom Guest House

  • Does Blossom Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Blossom Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Blossom Guest House?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Blossom Guest House?
    Yes, there's self parking on site (charges apply). Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Blossom Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Blossom Guest House?
    You can check in from noon to midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Blossom Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Apiary (3-min walk), Old Bell Inn (3-min walk), and Verdo (4-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 50 reviews

Very Good 8.0
The stairs were hard work. If you have any physical restrictions you will struggle
au5 night trip
Poor 2.0
I liked nothing about Blossom Guest House. A long tiring climb up and down to my small attic room
gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful little quaint guest house. Perfect area.
gb3 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
The Blossom was welcoming and efficiently-run - all boxes ticked and good value for money.
J, gb4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
My experience here was quite convenient. The location was good and staff very friendly
gb2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
It was good for what we needed. Not overly child friendly.
andrew, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
it was very handy, within walking distance to the old town. Breakfast was great and the staff couldn't do enough to help. They were marvelous
au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely little place
A lovely family-run guest house with comfy rooms and all the amenities. We particularly appreciated the breakfast selection and how friendly our hosts were! Great location too, in the heart of Edinburgh. We couldn't have asked for better for the low price
Paris, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome hosts.
Debbie, gb1 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Visiting Family
Very friendly welcome by the host showed me where I was staying told me about the restaurants near by that are good. Easy access to city centre.. Very close to Holyroyd and Simon, very clean and tidy.continental breakfast.
Stephen, gb1 night business trip

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