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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
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Very Good8.2
Great room
Great location
Quite clean
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From 60 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Emerald Guest House

from ZAR 1,201
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite (Superior)
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around Emerald Guest House


  • In Gilmerton
  • Gilmerton Cove - 2 min walk
  • Craigmillar Castle - 33 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

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 20 min drive
  • Eskbank Station - 9 min drive
  • Shawfair Station - 10 min drive
  • Newtongrange Station - 11 min drive

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
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

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

Emerald Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Emerald Guest House Edinburgh
  • Emerald Guest House
  • Emerald Edinburgh
  • Emerald Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland


Parties and events are allowed on site. 

Optional extras

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 8.2 From 44 reviews

Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
I was passing through Edinburgh after a stint in the Hebrides. I stopped for a couple of nights. Warm welcoming host and superd breakfast. Would thoroughly recommend it to anyone going to Edinburgh.
A Traveller, gb2 night trip
Emerald Guest House
A lovely quaint bnb. Breakfast was amazing...there is a bus right outside. Supermarket next door, a pub diagonally over the road and pizza not much further. Our host was lovely and helpful with local knowledge.
Sharon, au2 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Quick overnighter !
Really good stay no complaints , great breakfast
Graham, gb1 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Beautiful room and near most of the buses. Easy commute to tow. Lovely breakfast.
darshana, gb2 night trip
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

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Emerald Guest House

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