Southside Guest House bed and breakfast accommodation Edinburgh

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Southside Guest House bed and breakfast accommodation Edinburgh

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Awards and Recognitions

Lonely Planet Guide ~ one of “5 Author Pick” for Edinburgh

Edinburgh mit Glasgow & Highlands. DuMont direct ~ Recommended

Petit Futé Écosse ~ Recommended

Guide du Routard Écosse ~ Recommended

Scotland the Best Guide ~ Listing and Commendation

Automobile Association of Great Britain ~ 4 GOLD Stars 2013

Automobile Association of Great Britain ~ Breakfast Award 2013

The Guardian Newspaper B & B Directory Only one of four listed for Edinburgh

AA Best B&B Guide 2013 ~ Featured

Secret ~ Recommended

Trip Advisor ~ 5 Rosettes Excellence Award 2013

Good Hotel Guide ~ Shortlisted for 2014

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Southside Guest House bed and breakfast accommodation EdinburghThe House at 8 Newington Road, Edinburgh (now Southside Guest House) was built in 1867 and is part of a Victorian Terrace which includes at No 10 next door, West Newington House (built 1805)

Southside Guest House Edinburgh, has eight elegant en-suite bedrooms - including Four Poster Rooms - providing stylish bed and breakfast accommodation in the centre of Edinburgh.

Several leading Hotel and Travel Guides feature and recommend Southside Guest House and many guests warmly recommend Southside. (click here to Read Guests Reviews)

Lonely Planet World Guide features Southside Guest House as one of the 5 Author Pick for accommodation in Edinburgh.(click here to read Southside Guest House Review on Lonely Planet)

Southside Guest House is recommended in the leading Dumont German Guide : Edinburgh mit Glasgow & Highlands. DuMont direct

Southside is also recommended by Peter Irvine in the latest edition of his marvellous "Scotland the Best" published by Collins. Peter Irvine features Southside under "Edinburgh Most Excellent Lodgings" only one of six establishments listed and additionally has been "awarded" a commendation as "Amongst the very best in Scotland". The Guide, by the way is an excellent investment, to guide you through the maze of eating out venues, pubs, attractions etc., both in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland.

Southside Guest House is featured in the AA "Britain's Best Bed & Breakfast 2013" Guide .

Southside Guest House Edinburgh is rated 4 Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board and 4 Stars Highly Commended 2013 by the AA.

Where to stay in Edinburgh? If you are seeking unique and memorable accommodation for your Edinburgh visit, Southside Guest House Edinburgh is an excellent choice.

We look forward to welcoming you!

The Holyrood Park Apartment. Southside has complemented the facilities and hospitality of the House with a self-contained quality Apartment available for short rental to guests seeking a more private and larger base for their stay in the City of Edinburgh. If you are searching for a quality apartment to rent in Edinburgh for a short or indeed long stay, then search no further. Great value, excellent facilities, stylish design, first-class location, magnificent panorama : all these and the assurance of quality backed by Southside Guest House.


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Southside Guest House bed and breakfast accommodation EdinburghSouthside Guest House is situated only a few minutes from the Meadows and Holyrood Park in the centre of the University Campus. Edinburgh Castle is close by. Venues, theatre, cinema and concerts as well as restaurants and pubs and the towering Arthur’s Seat are no more than ten minutes walk away and Princes Street with its world famous shopping at the centre of Edinburgh is a 20 minute stroll.

Southside Guest House is the ideal location for enjoying the wealth of events and productions which make up the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Edinburgh International Science Festival, The Bank of Scotland Children's International Theatre Festival, The Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Festival, Edinburgh Mela and of course the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.....not forgetting Edinburgh's Hogmanay! Edinburgh Festivals


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Southside Edinburgh Guest House is very near to: ( between 3 minutes and 10 minutes walk)

  • University of Edinburgh's Pollock Halls of Residence
  • Festival Theatre
  • Queens Hall
  • Sciennes
  • Kings Hall
  • McEwan Hall
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • National e-Science Centre
  • Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
  • Royal Sick Children Hospital (Sick Kids Hospital)
  • Meadows
  • Holyrood Park
  • Arthur's Seat
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool
  • Historic Scotland Headquarters
  • National Library of Scotland (Maps)
  • Salisbury Centre
  • Scottish Widows Dalkeith Road Office

Southside Edinburgh Guest House is near to: (between 10 minutes to 25 minutes walk)

  • Old Town
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Royal Mile
  • Princes Street Gardens
  • Princes Street Shops!!
  • University of Edinburgh Old College
  • Grassmarket
  • National Library of Scotland (Main)
  • Italian Cultural Institute
  • University of Edinburgh George Square Buildings
  • University of Edinburgh Kings Buildings
  • St Giles
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Palace of Holyrood
  • Royal Museum
  • Scottish Parliament
  • National Gallery of Scotland
  • Royal Scottish Academy
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  • New Town
  • ............and

    all other attractions, event and venues can be reached in a few minutes using the excellent and frequent Edinburgh bus service!!

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Southside Guest House bed and breakfast accommodation EdinburghBedrooms at Southside Guest House have been carefully created for your comfort and relaxation; each one contemporary, colourful and well equipped, and all en suite with showers.

All bedrooms have : Direct line Telephones - TVs with DVDs players - and... many things to pamper you, not forgetting great firm mattresses and crisp linen for a fine night’s sleep! Please note that Southside is a no-smoking house.

Free WiFi! All rooms have Free Wireless Broadband Internet access.


  • One Single Room & One Single/Petite Double Room - room 7, room 4
  • One Twin Room & One Twin or Double Room - room 1, room 6
  • Two Double Rooms - room 2, room 5
  • Two Four Posters Rooms( The Mackintosh -room 3 and The Terrace - room 8)

Breakfast at Southside Guest House is an important occasion! Breakfast is served at individual tables (one per room!) set up with linen. We try to cater for most tastes and feature the famous Southside Grill or the Vegetarian alternative. We regularly cater for guests on a Vegan diet.

Each Day we also present a Special Dish or Ingredient which is of course also included in the price of your room.

Cheeses, oatcakes, bakery and fresh fruit salad, complement the hot selection and we offer an excellent selection of teas and coffees including cappuccino, espresso and latte.

You may have to give lunch a miss!!

~ Southside is a past winner at the Scottish Hotels Awards Scottish of Guest House Breakfast of the Year for 2008 an for the past 4 years has won the breakfast award from the Automobile Association ....and our guests tell us that breakfast is even getting better!!


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Email: Southside
Tel: +0044 (0)131 668 4422
Fax: +0044 (0)131 667 7771

Southside Guest House Edinburgh accepts Delta, Switch, MAstercard, Visa and American Express

AA 4 Star Guest House  Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Guest House

Southside Guest House Edinburgh is a Non-Smoking Bed and Breakfast

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