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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

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Egyptian cotton sheets, in-room safe, individually decorated
IPod docking station
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Kildonan Lodge Hotel

4-star property
4-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Edinburgh Castle

9.2/10 Superb

201 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Bar
  • Meeting Facilities
The price is £106
Price available on 30/1/2023
27 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5PE

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Newington
  • Royal Mile - 40 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 41 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 8 min drive
  • Princes Street - 15 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 17 min drive
  • George Street - 22 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 18 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 5 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 8 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 9 min drive


  • Delhi Diner - 4 min walk
  • Costa - 5 min walk
  • Kwok Brasserie - 12 min walk
  • Old Bell Inn - 13 min walk
  • Voujon - 14 min walk

About this property

Kildonan Lodge Hotel

Kildonan Lodge Hotel puts you 2 mi (3.3 km) from Royal Mile and 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from Edinburgh Castle. Free WiFi is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include a bar/lounge and a garden. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.


Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Polish

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


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
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM 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


  • One child (18 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) 7:30 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 8:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekends
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden


  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Polish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cot/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 9.95 for adults and GBP 5.95 for children (approximately)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 24 December 2023 to 26 December 2023 (dates subject to change).

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.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

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


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards 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, debit cards and cash.

This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

This hotel will place an authorization for GBP 1 for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Also known as

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Kildonan Lodge Hotel Edinburgh
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Kildonan Lodge Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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Frequently asked questions

Is Kildonan Lodge Hotel currently open?
This property is closed from 24 December 2023 to 26 December 2023 (dates subject to change).
How much does it cost to stay at Kildonan Lodge Hotel?
As of 27 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kildonan Lodge Hotel on 30 Jan 2023 start from £106, 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.
Does Kildonan Lodge Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kildonan Lodge 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kildonan Lodge 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 Kildonan Lodge Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kildonan Lodge Hotel?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at Kildonan Lodge Hotel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kildonan Lodge Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Kildonan Lodge Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Kildonan Lodge Hotel also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kildonan Lodge Hotel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Delhi Diner (4-min walk), Costa (5-min walk) and Kwok Brasserie (12-min walk).
What's the area around Kildonan Lodge Hotel like?
Kildonan Lodge Hotel is a short 19-minute walk from Queen's Hall and 20 minutes' walk from Royal Commonwealth Pool. Travellers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Philip, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly hotel with a personal touch.
Friendly helpful staff, clean and well appointed furnishings. Room clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good with excellent service. Would stay again.
John, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was perfect for what I needed. Would definitely stay there again.
Kenneth, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

IAN, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Our stay was amazing. Very welcoming, friendly staff. Lovely comfortable room. The breakfast was delicious. Would stay again.
Angela, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The staff, food, and accommodations were wonderful! Very very very kind! Only issue was very intermittent Internet
Judith, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Hotel staff great, very friendly and helpful. Food delicious . Bedroom is very comfy and clean. Would stay here again . Highly recommend.
Karen, 2-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Smart guesthouse on main route into city. Nice surroundings, good parking. Well equiped room in need of some sprucing. Bathroom floor grout. Cold radiators. Weak shower. New boiler required??? Like the lounge with honesty bar and comfy bed.
Sean, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

The property was exactly as described. We found it very comfortable and the location was great for us.
Stephen, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful historic home turned into a lodge. Staff was excellent! Small details were not overlooked. We ate breakfast in the dining room/hall for 6days- yes, the service was fantastic! Our family was very pleased and would stay here again during our next trip to Edinburgh.
KIMBERLY, 6-night family trip
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