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Southside Guest House

8 Newington Road, Edinburgh EH9 1QS, Scotland
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    All reviews b b water pump excellent guesthouse dvd library arthur's seat four poster bed holyrood park wee dram every morning excellent breakfast great hosts breakfast room fantastic stay thoroughly enjoyed our stay fresh fruit bus stop high ceilings lynne franco buses
    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    Perfect position to explore Edinburgh and beyond. South side was spotlessly clean, with many added touches not usually found in a guest house. We received a warm welcome from Franco, who was on hand throughout our stay, offering advice when needed. Rooms were comfortable and...More

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    Reviewed 22 September 2016

    This wonderful guest house is situated in Newington south of the centre/It is ideally situated near the Commonwealth pool and a short stroll from Holyrood park and The Meadows. Franco is the perfect host - nothing seems to be too much trouble. His wife, Lynne...More

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    Reviewed 20 September 2016

    Love, Love, Loved this guest house. Franco and Lynn did such an amazing job at making us feel welcome. Our room was lovely and this beautiful renovation Victorian Terrace home has high ceiling and a light and airy feel in the dining area. They did...More

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    Reviewed 12 September 2016

    Enjoyable two night stay. Room at the top of the building was very comfortable but the window seemed to be a little ill fitting and on the first night it sounded as if where was a couple of bees in my room! Despite the best...More

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    Reviewed 9 September 2016

    Franco and Lynne run an amazing guest house. They're the hosts by whom others should be judged. Welcoming, informative, and genuinely friendly, they made us feel at home right away. The rooms are luxurious, and immensely comfortable. The neighborhood is friendly and welcoming. There are...More

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    pbty
    We are interested in a stay Tues -Friday of this coming week. I see you have availability. 1) Are these rooms on the back side of your guest house? 2) What size are the beds in the rooms you have available?
    5 March 2017|
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    Response from SouthsideEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Hello and thank you for your enquiry. At present we have one garden facing room with a queen size bed. In order to guarantee specific rooms reservations need to be made directly with the property
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    raelenewilkie
    I was wondering if one of the rooms had two beds or one bed with a couch? My daughter is going to the university and she will need to stay with us a few day until her room opens up. Thank you Raelene
    23 July 2016|
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    Response from SouthsideEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Hello Raelene, we do have 2 rooms with single beds (twin room), do let us have your dates and we shall check availability. Kind regards. Franco and Lynne
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    Nunzio M
    Buongiorno a tutti. Mi chiedevo come arrivare dall'aeroporto alla guest House? Quali mezzi devo prendere? Grazie mille a tutti
    4 March 2017|
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    Response from SouthsideEdinburgh | Property representative |
    Salve Nunzio: Transportation Options from Edinburgh Airport into the City and From Waverley Station to Southside FROM THE AIRPORT 1. By Taxi: From the Airport to Southside around £25 and 30 minutes 2. By Tram... More
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    "We had a room overlooking the back garden which was beautiful"
    Sara P, 6 months agoRead review
    "A first floor room is more convenient and rear rooms are quieter"
    Stephen A, 6 months agoRead review
    "Good restaurants nearby, especially the Southpour across the road."
    warps, 8 months agoRead review
    "Front elevation may be more prone to traffic noise"
    NescafeTamworth, 8 months agoRead review
    "We had very little traffic noise on the second floor but more stairs to climb."
    MaggsK1910, over a year agoRead review
    "If you sleep best with a window open, request a room on inner yard side as the street in front of the house..."
    Travelburger66, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms facing courtyard are quieter."
    Iowan50201, over a year agoRead review
    "The top floor rooms were very large with large bathrooms."
    Kenneth F, over a year agoRead review
    "Our room was at the rear of the building, so lovely and quiet and had doors out onto the garden patio,which I..."
    John E, over a year agoRead review
    "Top floor if you've got the legs for it, on the court yard side of the building."
    Dave_Tam2014, over a year agoRead review
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