Lantern Guest House

Edinburgh, Midlothian

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

Located within New Town Conservation Area on quiet Windsor Street, off 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).

Panoramic views of Edinburgh from close by Calton Hill.

Discounts available via website bookings.

We will be delighted to welcome you.

"Welcome to Lantern Guest House""Welcome"Lantern House brass plaque and lanternsEdinburgh From Carlton HillIndependent Access to Lantern Guest HouseApproach to Lantern HouseBridge across to Front DoorRichard says "welcome"Richard and Rachel say "welcome"Fresh milk and great coffeeCoffee Machine and MicrowaveLooking south towards Calton HillReceiving Outstanding Host AwardRoom 1 (large double en suite)Room 1 (large double en suite)Hallway facilitiesRoom 1 (Front Lower Ground)Room 1 with extra bedRoom 1 (large double en suite)Room 1 En SuiteTerrace (you are welcome to smoke here)Room 1 (Front Lower Ground)Room 1 (Looking towards en suite)Room 1 (Front Lower Ground)Room 1 (with extra bed)Room 2 (Front Lower Ground)Room 2 En SuiteRoom 2 (Front Lower Ground)Room 3 (Back Lower Ground)Room 3 En SuiteRoom 3 (Looking towards en suite)Room 4 (Back Lower Ground)Room 4 (Back Lower Ground)Double shower, toilet and wash basinWash basin close-up

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, 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, automatically calculated through website bookings but not available via agencies .

W.H. Playfair's signature corner style residence with it's thick walls and castle like turrets 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 and the many excellent events that are planned during 2017/18.

Guest Reviews

Overall rating: 4.3 out of 5
 Arrived to meet Richard, very welcoming and told us anything needed just to ask. Gave us tips on where to go and places to visit. Tea and coffee facilities were great. Great nights sleep and a very quiet area. Location was suited only 10 minute walk from train station in new town. Had everything around you that is needed. A pleasant walk into new or old town where you find a more lively place. Would recommend and would definetly stay again. 
Adam / May 17
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3 Stars Self Assessed Guest House