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The Guards Hotel - Edinburgh

1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom  show map
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The Guards Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The Guards Hotel is a 3-star property in Haymarket district of Edinburgh close to pubs and restaurants.

Guests can get to Edinburgh Castle in 15 minutes on foot. A 20-minute walk to the center of Edinburgh.

The Guards Hotel is set close to a castle, a gallery and a museum as well as Scottish National Gallery, which is 1450 meters away.

The Guards Hotel is set a 15-minute drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The Guards Hotel has 12 guestrooms appointed with complimentary Wi-Fi, climate control, ironing facilities, a wardrobe and a work desk and provides ideal lodging in Edinburgh. There are private bathrooms with a bathtub, a hairdryer and terry bathrobes along with an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Offering European, British and Scottish dishes, The Atelier Restaurant is a 5-minute walk away.

The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 6.70 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can take advantage of currency exchange, a designated smoking area and an elevator.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Shoe shine service

Dining

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 6 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Airports
Train
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
  • First Coast (cuisine: British, Scottish)
    1200 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

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Rooms and availability

The Guards Hotel photos Room
Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features free WiFi.

The Guards Hotel photos Room
Luxury Double Room
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Fireplace
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room has an en-suite shower room, a seating area and a flat-screen TV. If a sofa bed is required please indicate when booking.

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Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features free WiFi.

The Guards Hotel photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    80 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Shared toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities feature in both of our single rooms. One of the single rooms is en suite but this room has no window. The other single is not en suite but does have a private bathroom and a window. Requests can be taken for either room but cannot be guaranteed.

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Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room is a twin room and has two single beds. There is no option for a double bed in this room. This room features free WiFi.

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Classic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features free WiFi.

The Guards Hotel photos Room
Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. It can be set up as either a double or a twin room, please indicate your bedding preference at the time of booking using the Special Request Box.

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Local attractions

  • Church of St John the Evangelist2700 ft
    Princes Street
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One 2800 ft
    75 Belford Road
  • The Royal Scots Regimental Museum 2800 ft
    Edinburgh Castle Castle Hill Castlehill Edinburgh EH12NG
  • Lyceum Theatre2700 ft
    Grindlay Street, Edinburgh
  • Charlotte Square 2800 ft
    West end of George Street 40 Charlotte Square

Near the hotel

  • St. Mary\'s Cathedral 1400 ft
    23 Palmerston Place
  • Institut Francais D'Ecosse2400 ft
    13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
  • The Traverse2600 ft
    10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh
  • Dean Village2100 ft
    Dean Path
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two (Dean Gallery)2500 ft
    73 Belford Road
  • St Cuthbert\'s Church2600 ft
    Lothian Road

Restaurants nearby

  • The Atelier Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 159-161 Morrison Street
    Phone: 0131 629 1344

    84% likes this, based on 175 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 33

  • Affogato2300 ft

    Address: 36 Queensferry Street

    86% likes this, based on 61 reviews

  • Indaba2900 ft

    Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace
    Phone: 0131 221 1554

    71% likes this, based on 443 reviews
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 32

  • First Coast1200 ft

    Address: 99 - 101 Dalry Road
    Phone: +44 (0)131 313 4404

    86% likes this, based on 348 reviews
    Cuisine: British, Scottish
    Price Range: USD 17 - USD 27

  • Kanpai Sushi2600 ft

    Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
    Phone: 0131 228 1602

    81% likes this, based on 242 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 24 - USD 32

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Hotel Awards

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The Guards Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Guards Hotel

6.6
GoodBased on69 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.6

    The breakfast was nice, and included in the room rate. Hotel was well placed, no parking though - but parking on side street as a "pay and display" or accross the road in a parking building

    The room we had was very small - nothing like the pictures!!! Guess they only show the suites in their pictures!

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Staff very friendly, great location

    Room too small for a wardrobe - how bizarre!

  • Couple
    4.2

    the night staff (the boy) is very unkind and useless. the room we had (on the second floor) is the smallest room we have ever had. its price is not according to what you really find. not very clean. the lady (isabelle) was nice and helpful and changed our room.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The hotel was a fair price and within striking distance of the city centre. The staff were very friendly, helpful and the english breakfast in the morning was excellent and hit the spot. Very comfy beds with memory foam mattresses.

    Probably my fault but didnt realise when I booked that bathroom was shared.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    The bedroom sink was chocked full of human hair and the plug was missing. Yugh

  • Older travelers
    9.4

    The room was a lovely suprise with a four poster bed and lovely bathroom . The breakfast was good and a nice atmoshphere in the hotel.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    This hotel appeared lovely on the website. However, when we arrived it looked tired and dated. Our room was not very clean and it smelled musty. The toilet was not cleaned properly and it stank of pee! The carpet was filthy and the tea tray was coverded in dust. Could not wait to leave.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Staff are friendly and helpful. We arrived a little earlier than the check in time, so our room wasn't ready, but the lady that greeted us took our bags and let us leave them in the reception office to we were free to go and have lunch while she made up our room. We stayed in the Barmoral suite, it was lovely, very big. Very comfortable king size bed. I was sligtly concerned that our room was right on the busy road and street - I am a light sleeper, but can honestly say that I had a great peaceful sleep, no disturbance at all! We we're in Edinburgh for the Bon Jovi concert at Murrayfield. Hotel perfect location for Murrayfield, only a 10 min walk. Hotel is perfect to strolling into town for shopping, sight seeing, bars etc. Breakfast was great too. Would have no hesitations to stay here again. Oh, it is a 2 min walk from the Haymarket train station too.

  • Single
    7.4

    Basically pleased but 2 small points.1. The door bell did not work so used knocker. 2. Room would benefit from a small table or desk, but liked suitcase wrack. Staff friendly and helpful.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    Conveniently located just opposite Heymarket railway station.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    It was very convenient for Haymarket Station and St Mary's Cathedral and the Usher Hall.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Good Budget Hotel, staff were very friendly.

  • Single
    10.0

    The helpful staff were amazing. I arrived late, the aircompany had misplaced me luggage and it was very cold and wet. They hada lovely warm room, great breakfast, and were ready with local knowledge to get me to the castle while they organised the luggage problem. Wonderful! I stayed for 2 nights and the service only got better. My port was carried upstairs to my door for me too.Great location to access all the Old Town sites; bus outside the door; Haymarket Pub over the road; on the airport transporter route; and opposite the rail station. Perfect.

  • Single
    5.0

    Disgusting place. I didnt think hotel accommodation like this existed anymore. The room I had was clean but needed renovation . I shared the bathroom/ shower room with several other rooms. The bathroom didnt appear to have been cleaned for several days, there were 4 pieces of soap in the soap dish in the shower, there were urine staines on the toilet and the waste bin was full. I was lucky thay I appeared to be the only person staying in the hotel at the time. Also the breakfasts did not start until 8.30 . The breakfast itself was ok.

  • Single
    7.0

    Right next to Haymarket station, this is a good place to catch the bus to the airport and yet it is still close to Princes Street. Free WiFi is included.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Guards Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • The Atelier Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
  • First Coast (cuisine: British, Scottish)
    1200 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    4200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghThe Guards Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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