Best Bed And Breakfast In Edinburgh


As Scotland’s most popular tourist destination, Edinburgh has no shortage of amazing hotels. You may be tempted to book a big name, but there are so many benefits to booking a locally run bed and breakfast instead.

From boutique properties to city retreats, there’s an Edinburgh bed and breakfast to suit everyone. You’ll get the best feel for the city, local recommendations, and an often gourmet-level breakfast to enjoy. Here are the best bed and breakfasts in Edinburgh.

The Best Bed and Breakfasts in Edinburgh

Six Brunton Place

 6 Brunton Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5EG

Located near the Royal Mile, Six Brunton Place offers free wifi, a shared lounge and garden, and private bathrooms for all their guests. They have a classic, historic interior that’s been updated for the modern world. There are four rooms available.

Castle Park Guest House

75 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NU

Set in a Victorian house, this family run bed and breakfast in Edinburgh is only a 20 minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Free wifi is available everywhere on the property, and your room will have a TV, tea and coffee amenities and a private bathroom.

Abercorn Guest House

1 Abercorn Terrace Portobello, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 2DD

A bit further out from the city is Abercorn Guest House, located near Portobello beach. Each room in this delightful bed and breakfast is uniquely decorated, with many containing period features. Their breakfast is delicious, offering traditional Scottish food like porridge, kippers, or a cooked breakfast.

Albyn Townhouse

16 Hartington Gardens, Edinburgh, EH10 4LD

Set in a beautiful 4-storey, 19th-century townhouse, Albyn Townhouse is decorated to a high quality and is only a 20 minute walk from the center of Edinburgh. All rooms here feature flat-screen TVs, Wifi, king-size beds, safes, and tea and coffee facilities. Enjoy their wonderful continental breakfast or get a breakfast basket sent to your room.

Ben Cruachan Guest House

17 McDonald Road Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH7 4LX

Ben Cruachan Guest House is set right in the center of the city and features a garden, terrace and free wifi throughout. Each room has a private bathroom and flat screen TV, and some feature lovely garden views.

Martins Guest House

5 Granville Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4PQ

Stay in this welcoming Victorian townhouse that has retained its original period features. All rooms here have a TV and tea and coffee facilities, while the bed and breakfast itself is set in a nice residential area that’s full of restaurants and bars. You’ll be only a 20 minute walk from Edinburgh castle and there’s a bus that heads there right outside the guest house.

Native Edinburgh

74 -77 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4NF

Native is a bed and breakfast right in the center of Edinburgh city, that comes complete with luxury touches. Rooms feature flat screen TVs, private bathrooms, kitchenettes, dualit coffee makers and a marshall speaker.

Barony House

20 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, EH9 2BZ

Another beautiful Victorian property, this bed and breakfast in Edinburgh offers free private parking and is only 1 mile from the city center. It’s also located on one of the main bus routes into the city, so you’ll have no trouble getting around. All rooms feature TVs and tea and coffee facilities.

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