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Thornfield House

3-star3 stars
7 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2AX, United Kingdom

City-center guesthouse within easy reach of University of Edinburgh
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  • I would have thought that check in will be more informative. Staff has been very quiet…Jul 15, 2019
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Thornfield House

from €42
  • Double Room, Ensuite
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Family Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around Thornfield House


  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 22 min walk
  • Princes Street - 27 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 28 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 29 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 32 min walk
  • George Street - 33 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 34 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 27 min walk
  • Newcraighall Station - 10 min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 10 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - midnight. 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

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)
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built - 1930
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Thornfield House’s small print

Also known as

  • Thornfield Guest House Edinburgh
  • Thornfield Guest House
  • Thornfield House Edinburgh
  • Thornfield House Guesthouse
  • Thornfield House Guesthouse Edinburgh
  • Thornfield Edinburgh
  • Thornfield Guest House Guesthouse Edinburgh
  • Thornfield Guest House Guesthouse
  • Thornfield House Edinburgh


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability)

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 Thornfield House

  • Does Thornfield House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Thornfield 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 Thornfield 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 Thornfield House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thornfield House?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thornfield House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Delhi Diner (3-min walk), The Old Bell (6-min walk), and Voujon (6-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 132 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very comfortable my grandkids slept very well very clean
Senga, gb1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Ok to rest your head
This place is good if you just need a place to sleep it's not the best but cheap and basic. Not the cleanest and we never saw a member of staff while we were there but if you just want a simple room it's perfect for that not really a family hotel.
Kyle, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean, Comfortable and Good Value for Money
Very Clean and welcoming!
Brinder S, gb2 night business trip
Poor 2.0
Niot happy
The room was un ckean.bare wire cold water in our sink, no housekeeping at all, even though it stated there was daily ckeaner, even no new loo roll put in our shower room.we had to emoty our own bin, no top up of tea & coffee facilities.
Colin, gb4 night trip
Good 6.0
You can find better
Although there were "no smoking" signs throughout the building, there was strong cigarette smell in the guest house, especially on the first floor. Parking is not "limited spaces." It is "if you can find it on a side street." Best aspect: on several bus lines that give quick access to central city.
gb3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Ok stay
The place was alright, but slightly odd scent. Must be due to being old building.
Helvijs, gb2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
A traditional nice located house
Not so good the bathroom out of the room, but the house is traditional and nice located
Assunta Maria Ilaria, us2 night trip
Good 6.0
Not too bad.
Bhim, gb2 night family trip
Poor 2.0
Awful hotel stay...sorry hostel.
No house keeping during the stay in room or toilet Dirty wardrobe shelves not been dusted in ages,dusty skirting boards. Bed base badly stained, mattress uncomfortable due to springs sticking thru. No headboard and only one pillow each. Doors creaked,floorboards created...everything creaked. This is not 3* but 1* . Tea & coffee was provided but no milk. Worst thing of all was some guest were smoking in the hotel stairs and entrance area with the smell going up into the rooms. No smoke alarms in our room (2) we have been in touch with Edinburgh council already about the issue of smoke alarms.
Mark, gb3 night trip
Good 6.0
Clean and basic. You get what you pay for.
us1 night business trip

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