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Emerald Guest House

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
3 Drum StreetGilmerton, EdinburghScotlandEH17 8QQUnited Kingdom

3-star guesthouse in Edinburgh
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Very Good8.2
Great room
Great location
Tasty breakfast
Quite clean
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Emerald Guest House

from £73
  • 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)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • National Library of Scotland - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4.1 mi / 6.7 km
  • Edinburgh Castle - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 20-min drive
  • Eskbank Station 9-min drive
  • Shawfair Station 10-min drive
  • Newtongrange Station 11-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

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

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 42 reviews

Emerald Guest House
Great Choice
Excellent little B&B with excellent service from the freindly proprietor. Regular city centre bus links outside.
Barbara, gb2 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
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.
A Traveller, gb2 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Quick overnighter !
Really good stay no complaints , great breakfast
Graham, gb1 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Beautiful room and near most of the buses. Easy commute to tow. Lovely breakfast.
darshana, gb2 night trip
Emerald Guest House
Very Good8.0
Quite a long bus drive from the centre of town but very comfortable room and a good breakfast
Linda, gb1 night trip

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Emerald Guest House

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