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We were looking for something on a budget and stayed in this perfectly pleasant guest house. It's not 5 star but that's not what you're looking for at this price. Room was clean comfortable, and more importantly the caretaker was very kind and accommodating. We...More
I requested an early check out which could not be met due to high guest levels and needing to clean the room, which is understandable... Until we actually arrived in our room (in the basement), the bedding was grubby to say the least, and the...More
I'm giving this 2 circles because it was cheap and at least I had a roof over my head and hot water. The 'take your own' tea and coffee table was a nice touch too.
Now for the bad. The room had obviously not been...More
Went to edinburgh for theatre and shopping with my mum and we stayed here, room was comfortable and very warm, i was pleasantly surprised as i thought it would be cold(we had a basement room), it was also easy to find, being from glasgow we...More
Dirty, old, stinky.. go there just if you are desperate...
As we arrived the hotel was closed (?!) when then manager came we moved into our room - the room and the blankets smelled of smoke and chips...there is no reception.. mysterious hotel, go there...More
US$47 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Southside & Holyrood
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Sakura House Hotel Edinburgh ,
Sakura House Edinburgh, Scotland
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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around university buildings in Southside, the sort of neighbourhood that supports a long string of second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for just a few pounds. In August the student population is replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
Southside are two great parks. The Meadows is a vast flat and sporty space where football, rugby, tennis, cricket, croquet, and golf often all take place side by side. Kids in its big playgrounds add to the joyful noise. Far bigger and much wilder, Holyrood Park extends to the east and provides a real hike up Arthur’s Seat, but the district is best known as the site of Scotland’s Parliament and its premier Royal Palace—and their steady stream of sightseers.