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Emerald Guest House

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
3 Drum StreetGilmerton, EdinburghScotlandEH17 8QQUnited Kingdom

3-star guesthouse in Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.2
Tasty breakfast
Great room
Great location
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From 57 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Emerald Guest House

from ZAR 1,183
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite (Superior)
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 50 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

What’s around Emerald Guest House


  • Royal Infirmary - 25 min walk
  • Craigmillar Castle - 34 min walk
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • National Library of Scotland - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • University of Edinburgh - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4.1 mi / 6.7 km
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 21 min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 12 min drive
  • Wester Hailes Station - 12 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 12 min drive

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 52 reviews

Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Quite a long bus drive from the centre of town but very comfortable room and a good breakfast
Linda, gb1 night trip
Emerald Guest House
very good
Hiang Nam, gb1 night trip
Emerald Guest House
One night Edinburgh stay
We had a one night stay at this b and b before a flight to France. Spotlessly clean and on a major bus route into Edinburgh city centre. Just what we needed and breakfast was fantastic.
David, gb1 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Lovely family run place looked after us well all you could eat breakfast was lovely would recommend.
Brian, gb2 night trip with friends
Emerald Guest House
We had a wonderful trip to Edinburgh for our engagement weekend. The Emerald was beautiful. Lovely staff and our room was lovely and comfortable. Thank you
Jaasiel, gb1 night romance trip

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Emerald Guest House

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