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Emerald Guest House

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
3 Drum Street, Gilmerton, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH17 8QQ, United Kingdom

3-star guesthouse, convenient for Royal Infirmary
  • Free WiFi
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From 62 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Tasty breakfast
Great location
Room is all right

Emerald Guest House

from £45
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite (Superior)
  • Standard Single Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Twin Room, Ensuite

What’s around Emerald Guest House


  • In Gilmerton
  • Royal Infirmary (31-minute walk)
  • Craigmillar Castle (33-minute walk)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • National Library of Scotland - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Festival Theatre - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • University of Edinburgh - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • National Museum of Scotland - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 20-min drive
  • Shawfair Station 9-min drive
  • Eskbank Station 9-min drive
  • Newtongrange Station 10-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 50 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property at least 48 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

At the property

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 40 reviews

Very good 8.0
I was passing through Edinburgh after a stint in the Hebrides. I stopped for a couple of nights. Warm welcoming host and superd breakfast. Would thoroughly recommend it to anyone going to Edinburgh.
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Quick overnighter !
Really good stay no complaints , great breakfast
Graham, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Beautiful room and near most of the buses. Easy commute to tow. Lovely breakfast.
darshana, gbRomance trip
Very good 8.0
Quite a long bus drive from the centre of town but very comfortable room and a good breakfast
Linda, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
very good
Hiang Nam, gb1 night trip

Emerald Guest House

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