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Southside Guest House

4-star4 stars
8 Newington Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 1QS, United Kingdom

Upscale guesthouse within easy reach of Festival Theatre
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Nice b&b, 15 min walk to city center, very friendly staff.Feb 4, 2019
  • Nice quiet house close to the heart of Edinburgh. Clean and comfortable. Nice…Jan 27, 2020

Southside Guest House

from €53
  • Economy Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Comfort Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View
  • Comfort Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View
  • Deluxe Double Room, Ensuite (Four Poster)
  • Comfort Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around Southside Guest House


  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 13 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 19 min walk
  • Princes Street - 20 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 20 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 24 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 24 min walk
  • George Street - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 32 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 18 min walk
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 9 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

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 and wired Internet access in public areas

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the property

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

Southside Guest House’s small print

Also known as

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This property does not have elevators.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property accepts credit cards.

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 Southside Guest House

  • Does Southside Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Southside 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 Southside 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.
  • Are pets allowed at Southside Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Southside Guest House?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Southside Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include August _21 (3-min walk), Rigatoni (3-min walk), and Cafe Cassis (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 46 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very nice house. My room was heated by a radiator. I don't know if wi-fi was available or not, but i didn't mind. The walk to Royal Mile was not bad at all.
CW, us1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Finding parking a bit of a nightmare but room itself is great, very cozy and four poster bed is very comfortable. Location is central to the city centre.
gb1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Property is walking distance from most of Edinburgh, however it is on a busy street with lots of traffic and ambulances on their way to area medical centers so there’s a bit of noise.
us4 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Charming Guest House
Wonderful gracious hosts with a delicious breakfast. This is a very clean and charming guesthouse. The rooms on the street side are a bit noisy and ask for twins if you have trouble sleeping in a standard double with your partner. We were walking distance to the sights of Edinburgh.
Elizabeth, us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Stayed in room 8 on the ground floor. A very comfortable, large room with a sofa and fireplace, as well as a balcony with sitting area and exit to the back garden. The bed was comfortable. The breakfast was a full breakfast and was excellent. The location is a 15 minute walk south of the Royal Mile. It is close to the University. There is excellent bus transportation adjacent to the hotel. There are also numerous good restaurants nearby.
Yehudah, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly staff, good breakfast. Good location for when I dropped my daughter at university.
gb1 night trip
Very Good 8.0
A good location for Edinburgh university and has a lot of bars and pubs nearby
gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great choice
Really nice room in good location. Despite being on a main road, our room was really quiet. Friendly staff.
Karen, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely building and room tastefully decorated including many works of art on the wall. Excellent choice at breakfast. Owner went out of his way to help us and we will definitely book again if we are in Edinburgh. (Although on a main road we heard no traffic noise in our room)
gb1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Super place.
Great little B and B. Breakfast was delicious. I had smoked salmon and scrambled eggs but there was the option of full hit breakfast too. Booking easy and efficient. Really friendly staff. Room was nice. Clean, but not spotless. I had an en suite which was nice but felt a bit Heath Robinson ish. Functional and nice to have the privacy. Certainly not a deal breaker. The only negative I had, and not much can be done about it, is the ambulance station must have been round the corner as the sirens were constant and kept me awake. A real shame as this place has loads going for it as far as I’m concerned. I will look to stay again but will try and secure a room at the back away from the main road. Loads of local eating and drinking options close by as well as little supermarkets. Great bus service.
Nikola, gb1 night trip

Southside Guest House