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Dorstan Guest House

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
7 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5HJ, United Kingdom

Victorian guesthouse within easy reach of Royal Commonwealth Pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
From 246 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Tasty breakfast
Best value for money
Great room

Dorstan Guest House

from ZAR 961
  • Double En-suite
  • Family Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Single En-suite
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom (Sink & Shower in room)

What’s around Dorstan Guest House


  • In Newington
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool - 9 min walk
  • Festival Theatre - 23 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 23 min walk
  • Holyrood Park - 23 min walk
  • Our Dynamic Earth - 27 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 28 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 28 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 28 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 30 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 8 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 9 min drive

About Dorstan Guest House

Dorstan Guest House puts you just a 5-minute drive from Royal Commonwealth Pool and Festival Theatre. Free perks include full breakfast, WiFi, and self parking. This Victorian guest house is also just a 5-minute drive from University of Edinburgh and Princes Street. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and breakfast.

At a glance

Key facts


  • 8 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room safe

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Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 359 reviews

Very good 8,0
The best assets of this guest house is its staff, great breakfast and price. The place is clean but a bit outdated. Like a previous reviewer, I had a very small room (with a bathroom) with very little space to move around.
Isgouhi, us5 night trip
Very good 8,0
On the whole it was a pleasant stay. The hosts were friendly and helpful when asked. One minor complaint, they should be a night light in the bathroom, face towels, and something lighter to use for sleeping other than the comforter like a top sheet.
Andrea, usRomance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely quiet B&B with fantastic breakfast!
Comfortable single room with ensuite toilet and shower. Very quiet. Owners are very friendly and efficent; breakfast was really great and freshly prepared. You mark your selection the night before. (hot and cold options availble) The city centre is around a 10 minute bus ride from the stop 2 mins away or around 30 mins if you don't mind walking. If you fancy a swim, drop by the nearby 50m commonwealth pool which is awsome! Lovely stay, thanks so much!
Frank, gbBusiness trip
Exceptional 10,0
I will come back
Really welcoming, nice stay. Thanks a lot!
Antoni, gbBusiness trip
Very good 8,0
Perfect for what we were looking for. Close enough to city center to walk (although the bus stop is right around the corner) and the breakfast was spectacular. Comfortable room, quiet neighborhood, very friendly hosts. Would definitely recommend.
Michael, usTrip with friends

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