Lantern Guest House

Edinburgh, Midlothian

Our Commitment: To provide our Guests with excellent service in comfortable, reasonably priced Rooms.

Situated on quiet Windsor Street, Edinburgh, which intersects with tree lined London Road.

Centrally located, very close to the Playhouse Theatre and Tram Terminus and just an 8 minute walk from Princes Street (Waverley Rail Station and bus link to the Airport).

Panoramic views of Edinburgh can be gained by an ascent up close by Calton Hill.

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Enjoy staying in a mini apartment, in a very centrally located yet quiet street. Our Double bedded en-suite Rooms with pin code access are an easy walk from Waverley Rail Station and Tram Terminus, very close to The Playhouse Theatre. Free high speed wifi. Tea/coffee tray. Fridge and microwave.

A 4 minute walk from the Edinburgh's eastern hub (Omni Centre, John Lewis and Tram for Airport), and an 8 minute walk from Waverley Rail Station.

The thick walls enhance quietness between guest rooms. Windsor Street is astonishingly quiet, being so city central.

We do not offer breakfast or other meals, rather we encourage you to enjoy the bountiful cuisine very close by or buy food to eat in your Room (mini supermarkets and bakers very close by).

A fridge, microwave oven, crockery and cutlery is provided. A hospitality tray is provided in each Room (tea/coffee, sugar and UHT milk), fresh milk being available in the fridge.

We offer discounts for 3 or more night stays and for 2 or more Rooms booked. Please contact us direct.

W.H. Playfair's signature corner style residence with it's thick walls and castle like turrets (viewed from Room 3) enhances quietness within and around Lantern House.

We recognise the importance of sustaining the quality of cleanliness and comfort in our Guest Rooms.

Guest rooms provide homely features: Hospitality tray, FreeView TV with DVD player, free high speed wifi, towels, hand soap, shower gel and shampoo humidistat bathroom fan and thermostatic controlled radiator(s) in Room.

Street parking at weekends is free 5.30pm Friday - 8.30am Monday, with free parking each evening - morning midweek. Otherwise 90p per 30 mins close by or free parking 10 mins walk away.

We offer a tailor-made service, providing our guests with additional assistance as requested.

We will be delighted to welcome you to Lantern House to enjoy our wonderfully cultural city.

Guest Reviews

Overall rating: 4.3 out of 5
 We spent a Friday and Saturday night in May at the Lantern Guest House. Perfect base for our sightseeing weekend in Edinburgh. 
Candice / May 16
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3 Stars Self Assessed Guest House