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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 GardensEdinburghScotlandEH9 2AXUnited Kingdom

Upscale guesthouse within easy reach of Royal Commonwealth Pool
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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Very Good8.4
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Service
Fantastic service
WiFi
Complaints about WiFi
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The Ben Doran Guest House

from ZAR 914
  • 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
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 27 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 30 min walk
  • Arthur's Seat - 32 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 34 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 36 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 36 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 38 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 27 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 30 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 14 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 15 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • 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 this property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • 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)

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

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
  • 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

Onsite 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 135 reviews

The Ben Doran Guest House
Exceptional10.0
Comfort of your home in the heart of Edinburg.
Comfort combined with impeccable hosting made my stay a home away from home.
Roseline, za6 night business trip
The Ben Doran Guest House
Fair4.0
I had to wait for the scrambled egg to come along with 3 other guests then there was only 2 slices of bacon so my partner had another 15 minutes for the bacon to turn up leaving her to have breakfast on her own, the breakfast has gone to the dogs since we last stayed and definitely won't be going back
Garry, gb3 night trip
The Ben Doran Guest House
Very Good8.0
Very relaxing...Great breakfast & easy to access & get around with public transportation.
A Traveller, us2 night trip
The Ben Doran Guest House
Very Good8.0
👍👍👍👍👍
Very friendly proprietor, warm and comfortable room
John, gb2 night trip
The Ben Doran Guest House
Good6.0
Average stay
The Ben Doran was a nice little guesthouse and was very clean but didn’t sleep well as the bed was like a brick wall and we were disappointed with the buffet style breakfast....not much choice and not refilled very quickly.
Margaret, gb1 night trip

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The Ben Doran Guest House

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