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The Ben Doran Guest House

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
11 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2AX, United Kingdom

Upscale guesthouse within easy reach of University of Edinburgh
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Cleanliness
Clean
Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
WiFi
Regular internet service

The Ben Doran Guest House

from ZAR 777
  • Standard Double Room
  • Executive Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed, Shared Bathroom

What’s around The Ben Doran Guest House

Landmarks

  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 23 min walk
  • Princes Street - 28 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 29 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 29 min walk
  • George Street - 34 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 35 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 35 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 27 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 7 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-5:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7:00 PM.
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. There is no staff on site; guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Required at check-in

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

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking (limited)

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
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Computer station
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1800
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 22-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping

The Ben Doran Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Ben Doran
  • The Ben Doran Edinburgh
  • The Ben Doran Guest House Edinburgh
  • The Ben Doran Guest House Guesthouse
  • The Ben Doran Guest House Guesthouse Edinburgh
  • Ben Doran Edinburgh
  • Ben Doran Guest House
  • Ben Doran Guest House Edinburgh
  • Ben Doran Hotel Edinburgh
  • The Ben Doran Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Ben Doran Guest House Guesthouse Edinburgh
  • Ben Doran Guest House Guesthouse
  • The Ben Doran Guest House Edinburgh

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to 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.

Recent reviews

Very good 8,4 From 130 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Lovely place to stay whilst in Edinburgh
A lovely place with really friendly staff. Lot's of information about the great bus service into Edinburgh main town. Clean and friendly, would stay again
Bronja, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
An excellent stay
Clean, warm and comfortable. Warm, friendly service at breakfast.
Martin, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Nice stay
Nice stay. Landlord very polite and friendly
Andrew, gb1 night business trip
Fair 4,0
Very dated but nice
If you don’t mind sharing bathrooms and the plugs you use to charge your phone etc can fit on a skirting board this is a very ok place to stay. Room was clean but very dated and small. Surprised they charge as much as they do.
gb3 night business trip
Good 6,0
value for money
it was ok for the price. it says parking available but it was all taken 2 spaces (4 if you double park) I was only there for a few hours so was just somewhere to gran a few hours sleep. left too early for breakfast so cant comment on food.
adrian, gb1 night business trip

The Ben Doran Guest House

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