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Capital Guest House

2-star2 stars
7 Mayfield Road, Newington, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 2NG, United Kingdom

Victorian B&B within easy reach of Royal Commonwealth Pool
  • Free WiFi
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Service
Fantastic service
Location
Great location
Room
Great room
Breakfast
Breakfast can be improved

Capital Guest House

from £186
  • Double En-suite
  • Double Private Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Private Bathroom
  • Family Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Twin Room, Ensuite
  • Double Room, Ensuite (Room 06)
  • Comfort Double Room, Ensuite

What’s around Capital Guest House

Landmarks

  • In Newington
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (15-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (20-minute walk)
  • Festival Theatre (21-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (24-minute walk)
  • National Museum of Scotland (24-minute walk)
  • Real Mary King's Close (26-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (26-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 19-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 28-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 7-min drive
  • Slateford Station 9-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 8 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 1 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

Superb 9.2 From 15 reviews

Very good 8.0
Plain guest house, friendly staff
This is an average hotel and is advertised as such. The owner is unusually friendly and will do his utmost to make you feel welcome. The hotel itself is in no way luxurious but you will have what you need. You get a small bar of soap and a small bottle of shampoo but no conditioner or lotion. You get a hospitality tray with a kettle, biscuits, instant coffee, and tea, and the staff does remember to replenish them. You can borrow an iron. We found the room a little dark for working. One of the rooms we were in comes with a private bathroom as opposed to an en-suite bathroom; that is to say, you are the only user but the bathroom itself is external to your room. The breakfast is plain. A table is laid out with four types of cereal, a jug of milk, a jug of orange juice, a coffee maker, and fruit. There are scones, toast, and rolls, and you get one kind of sliced cheese, one kind of cheese spread, and jams. There is cable-TV in the room and two wireless Wi-Fi networks. Both networks were okay for speed but sometimes stalled for a minute or two.
Jacob, gbBusiness trip
Exceptional 10.0
I stayed here for 5 nights during the peak festival season in August. The owner was incredibly nice and helpful, and genuinely wanted his guests to have a great visit to Edinburgh. Room was clean and cozy. The breakfast was a basic continental but plenty to get you up and energized for the first part of your day. Although the location is about a 20 minute walk from the city center, I appreciated the quiet neighborhood considering the city center was extremely loud and full of tourists at the time of my visit. Also, there are plenty of buses in the area (with stops either right across the street or a 3 minute walk around the block) which run every few minutes. I actually ended up taking the buses quite a bit as the 20 minute walk seemed like a lot after several hours of walking in the city center sightseeing/shopping/going on tours each day. But again, this was no problem as they ran so frequently and stopped so close to the house (This includes one of the buses that goes all the way to the airport!). Overall, I had a great stay and would absolutely return on any future trips to Edinburgh!
Emily, usOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
The place is very tidy and clean. Although it is not close to the city center, there are several bus options direct to the center. The best of the accommodation was to rely on a kind and devoted host. Our experience was superb. He gave us useful tips about the city, transport, events, etc. Moreover, he helped us very much to deal with some issues such as booking a taxi to the airport, printing the boarding pass, etc.
br2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hotel owner is extremely helpful
The hotel owner is extremely helpful and provides cozy environment. He makes my family happy during my three-day stay in Edinburgh, although the weather during my stay in Edinburgh is rainy. I definitely will stay here again if I come back next time.
Chih-Chun, twOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Cute hotel. Nice staff.
The owner was very personable and considerate. He had lots of tips for us, and ensured we had a great stay. The place itself was beautiful. I loved the decor. It also was not a long walk to the royal like which is a huge bonus.
megan , usOther trip

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