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Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
647 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available
Bar

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Explore the area

Popular LocationFestival Theatre9 min drive
Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh9 min drive
Popular LocationArthur's Seat9 min drive
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)35 min drive

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  • Double Room, Ensuite

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Suite, Ensuite

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    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
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  • Single Room, Ensuite

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    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom

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    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom (sink & shower in room)

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    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom (sink & shower in room)

About this area

Edinburgh

Dorstan Guest House is located in Edinburgh's Newington neighborhood. Princes Street and Grassmarket are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Arthur's Seat and Princes Street Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including birdwatching.
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What's nearby

  • Festival Theatre - 9 min drive
  • University of Edinburgh - 9 min drive
  • Arthur's Seat - 9 min drive
  • National Museum of Scotland - 11 min drive
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcraighall Station - 9 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Salisbury Arms - 8 min walk
  • Delhi Diner - 9 min walk
  • The Old Bell - 11 min walk
  • Voujon - 11 min walk
  • Isola - 12 min walk

About this property

Dorstan Guest House

3-star Edinburgh guesthouse in Newington, near University of Edinburgh
This smoke-free guesthouse features a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court, and concierge services. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include multilingual staff and a porter/bellhop. This guesthouse has 14 rooms.
Dorstan Guest House offers 14 accommodations.
Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor tennis court.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Outdoor tennis court

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

More

  • Smoke-free property

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dorstan Guest House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dorstan Guest House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dorstan Guest House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this guest house?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this guest house?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this guest house?
Check-out is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this guest house located?
Located in Newington, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Royal Commonwealth Pool, University of Edinburgh, and Festival Theatre. Princes Street and Grassmarket are also within 2 mi (3 km). Edinburgh Waverley Station is 30 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Dorstan Guest House

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
352
4 - Good
247
3 - Okay
37
2 - Mediocre
9
1 - Poor
2
4.5
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice location, friendly staff and great breakfast!

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Amazing location, Richard hosted very well made sure I felt welcome. The room was clean and had all amenities I needed. Will definitely come back again here if I ever return to Edinburgh!

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Amazing value

    Great location, warm, clean, comfortable with a very friendly host. Amazing value given the location . Excellent breakfast too.

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019