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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.
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.
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.
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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