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Regent House Hotel

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Front of property – evening/night
Comfort Triple Room | Garden view
Classic Room | Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
8 restaurants, breakfast served
Comfort Twin Room | Bathroom | Shower, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Regent House Hotel

Regent House Hotel

3.0 star property
Georgian guesthouse with 8 restaurants, near Calton Hill
7.6 out of 10 Good
7.6/10 Good

498 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Non-smoking
The price is £170
Price available on 11/6/2023
3-5 Forth Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3JX
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 8 restaurants and 6 bars/lounges
  • 4 coffee shops/cafes
  • Air conditioning
  • Car hire on-site
  • Front desk safe
  • Multilingual staff
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Edinburgh City Centre
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 4 min walk
  • Princes Street - 7 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 13 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 19 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 21 min walk
  • George Street - 3 min drive
  • St. Andrew Square - 3 min drive
  • Princes Street Gardens - 3 min drive
  • National Museum of Scotland - 4 min drive
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 18 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 6 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 11 min walk
  • St Andrew Square Tram Stop - 8 min walk
  • Princes Street Tram Stop - 14 min walk


  • The Street - 2 min walk
  • The Conan Doyle - 2 min walk
  • Artisan Roast - 1 min walk
  • Barony Bar - 2 min walk
  • Soderberg - 1 min walk

About this property

Regent House Hotel

Regent House Hotel offers a great location, putting you within a 15-minute walk of Princes Street and Royal Mile. You can relax with a drink at one of the 6 bars/lounges, and the 8 restaurants are nice spots to grab a bite to eat. This Georgian guest house is also a short five-minute drive from Edinburgh Castle and University of Edinburgh. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: St Andrew Square Tram Stop is 8 minutes and Princes Street Tram Stop is 14 minutes.


English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 17 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 3:00 AM
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and lockbox information; access will be through a private entrance
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Off-site parking within 492 ft (GBP 24 per day)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 8 restaurants
  • 6 bars/lounges
  • 4 coffee shops

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1805
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Barony – This pub serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Taisteel – On-site fine-dining restaurant. Open daily.
Basement – On-site theme restaurant. Open daily.
Mama Roma – On-site family restaurant. Open daily.
Rollo – On-site fine-dining restaurant. Open daily.

Fees & policies


  • Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 24 per day (492 ft away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts major credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.
This property's policy is to charge a fee ranging from GBP 1-2 for payments under GBP 100 made with a card, or 2% of the total charge for payments of GBP 100 or greater made using a card.

Also known as

Regent House Edinburgh
Regent House Hotel
Regent House Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh Regent
Regent Edinburgh
Regent Hotel Edinburgh
Regent House Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Regent House Hotel Edinburgh
Regent House Hotel Guesthouse
Regent House Hotel Guesthouse Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Does Regent House Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Regent House Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Regent House Hotel?
As of 5 Jun 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Regent House Hotel on 11 Jun 2023 start from £170, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Regent House Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Regent House Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Regent House Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Regent House Hotel and nearby?
Regent House Hotel has 6 bars.
Are there restaurants at or near Regent House Hotel?
Yes, there are 8 on-site restaurants.
What's the area around Regent House Hotel like?
Regent House Hotel is in Edinburgh City Centre, a short 8-minute walk from St Andrew Square Tram Stop and 7 minutes' walk from Princes Street. Travellers love the guest house's prime location.







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8/10 Very good

BERNARD, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Philip, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

ELLEN, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Did the job for an overnight. Room was clean and comfortable would use again.
Jonathan, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

The inner bed sheets were dirty with stains curb webs in the window, the bedroom was ok and the bed was comfy
George R., 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Less is More
The room was spacious and comfortable, and the guest house is well- situated. Our only interaction with management wasn't great (condescending and begrudgingly helpful); however, we would stay here again.
Claudia, 3-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Tong, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Edna, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent location minutes from shopping areas and travel links (Coach and Train stations) Instructions for arrival and entry (as its a staffless hotel) are very easy to follow. This is ideal place for a base to travel around Edinburgh. Highly recommend. Nflm1116 Not paid to leave this review.
Neil, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Donald, 1-night trip
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