Castle View Guest House - Edinburgh

30 Castle Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 3HT  show map
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Castle View Guest House - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Castle View Guest House apartment offers an airy accommodation. 24-hour reception, ironing service and concierge service as well as a luggage storage and a vending machine are at guests' disposal.

Many Edinburgh sights, including Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle are approximately 5 minutes' walk away. Edinburgh city center is 2 km away. Guests can enjoy scottish cuisine in Affogato located fairly close to the property.

10 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The lovely apartment is appointed with free Wi-Fi, a dressing area, an iron with ironing board, TV and a rollaway bed. The rooms are featured with elegant furnishing. Guests are free to use free toiletries and a hairdryer available in a private bathroom.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire apartment for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   18.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from 14:00-23:00 

Check-out

  • until 09:00-10:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Apartment Address:

30 Castle Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 3HT

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    3700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.1 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    35.3 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Affogato
    1400 ft
  • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
    1900 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    1200 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    800 ft
Apartment details
  • Check-in:
    from 14:00-23:00 
  • Check-out:
    until 09:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    18

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Family Room
Size: 435 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
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    How to reach apartment

    apartment Castle View Guest House - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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    Apartment Address:

    30 Castle Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 3HT

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      3700 ft
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      6.1 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      35.3 mi
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      3000 ft
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Affogato
      1400 ft
    • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
      1900 ft
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      1200 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      800 ft
    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from 14:00-23:00 
    • Check-out:
      until 09:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      18

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghCastle View Guest House

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    Castle View Guest House Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Scott Monument - 400 ft
    • Edinburgh International Book Festival - 400 ft
    • German Christmas Market - 1400 ft
    • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 1400 ft
    • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1400 ft

    Places of interest

    • The Georgian House - 700 ft
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland - 700 ft
    • National War Museum Of Scotland - 1000 ft
    • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 1000 ft
    • Edinburgh World Heritage Trust - 1000 ft
    • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 1000 ft
    • One O'Clock Gun - 1000 ft
    • Saint Margaret's Chapel - 1000 ft
    • Mons Meg - 1000 ft
    • Speakers Corner - 1400 ft

    Convention centers

    • Charlotte Square - 700 ft

    Sport related

    • Edinburgh Chess Club - 1400 ft

    Amusement

    • Booth Enterprise - 700 ft
    • Quicksilver - 1400 ft

    Museums

    • Princes Street Gardens - 700 ft

    Theaters

    • Assembly Rooms - 1000 ft
    • Usher Hall - 1400 ft
    • Usher Hall - 1400 ft

    Business areas

    • Princes Mall - 1000 ft

    Galleries

    • National Galleries of Scotland - 1400 ft

    Local attractions

    • Royal Botanic Garden - 5000 ft
      The Garden, Edinburgh
    • Leith - 5100 ft
      Edinburgh EH6Scotland
    • Our Dynamic Earth - 1.1 mi
      112 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
    • Calton Hill - 5000 ft
      off Regent Road, Edinburgh
    • The Queen's Hall - 1.1 mi
      Clerk Street, Edinburgh

    Near the apartment

    • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 300 ft
      Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
    • Princes Street Gardens - 1200 ft
      Princes Street, Edinburgh
    • National War Museum of Scotland - 1400 ft
      Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
    • St Cuthbert's Church - 1400 ft
      Lothian Road, Edinburgh
    • St. Margaret's Chapel - 800 ft
      EdinburghScotland
    • General Register House - 1100 ft
      Princes Street, Edinburgh
    • Scottish National Gallery - 1600 ft
      The Mound, Edinburgh

    Restaurants nearby

    • Affogato - 1400 ft

      Address: 36 Queensferry Street

      88% likes this, based on 77 reviews

    • Kanpai Sushi - 2000 ft

      Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
      Phone: 0131 228 1602

      82% likes this, based on 263 reviews
      Cuisine: Japanese
      Price Range: USD 25 - USD 33

    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 2800 ft

      Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
      Phone: 01312252832

      80% likes this, based on 404 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian
      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 25

    • Castle Terrace - 1900 ft

      Address: 33-35 Castle Terrace

      89% likes this, based on 920 reviews
      Cuisine: Scottish

    • Stockbridge Restuarant - 2200 ft

      Address: 54 St Stephen Street
      Phone: +44 (0)131 226 6766

      80% likes this, based on 204 reviews
      Cuisine: European
      Price Range: USD 32 - USD 57

    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from 14:00-23:00 
    • Check-out:
      until 09:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      18

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    Castle View Guest House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Castle View Guest House

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 320 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      It is nice to have tea and coffee whenever you like and the guesthouse is quite central for everything you need.

      There was to many stairs however we did know that as I had read the reviews

    • Single
      7.4

      the room was very comfortable with good facilities including hospitality tray, television and hairdryer.

      It was unfortunate that the room was not ensuite.

    • Single
      8.4

      Very good value and nice and central in Edinburgh

    • Family with children
      6.6

      I like that it was in the center of town.

      My name is pavlos lydakis and I made a booking to castle view hotel for 3 adults and two children. 15 days before we fly ,we sent email to change the booking because we cancel one adult and the price for two adults and two children room it was cheaper than the first one. We never receive your answer in the two days you have said. We arrived at the hotel and the manager of hotel said that he already knew about the change of the booking but we had to pay the money for 6 person room. Im not happy with this progress and I want you to do something for it. That means that I want my extra money back that I paid. We stayed 6 nights and they never change the sheets only towels. The building was so old that when you were walking in the room you had the feeling of earthquake. The windows were very old so noise and wind passed through inside the room.

    • Single
      10.0

      I walked right past when looking for this place, as outside it is unassuming and easy to miss. Inside though, my room was spacious, comfy bed, lovely bathroom, nice design, fantastic breakfast. The staff were nice and free internet too. I really cannot fault this hotel at all. Very highly recommended. I will return, whether business or pleasure.

      No complaint, just advice. As it is an old building, there is no lift, due to it being a listed building, so maybe not so good for infirm or elderly.

    • Single
      8.2

      Great location, comfortable bed, very nice for the price.

      With a lot of luggage, climbing the stairs could be difficult.

    • Single
      9.2

      I was put in a family room for no extra charge, as there were no single rooms left. Staff were really helpful and friendly, the room was clean and comfortable and the bathroom was really nice and well maintained. I particularly liked all the biscuits and sweets left with the tea and coffee facilities in the room :-)

      Remember to bring shampoo, as only shower gel is provided

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Location was great, staff friendly and great breakfast. Very accommodating and helpful

      The door to our room squeaked whenever someone walked past send the plumbing makes a horrible noise when the toilet is flushed. Generally difficult to sleep because of all the noise

    • Single
      10.0

      Fantastic location, friendly staff, spacious clean comfortable room, nice breakfast. Would recommend.

    • Single
      7.4

      Location is perfect for the city centre my room was small but more than adiquite for my needs tiolet outsie my room on the same floor which isn't great would stay again as a solo travel but wouldn't want to take my wife for and overnight all that said it was just what I needed for my overnight stay, no complaints what so ever

      Would recomend for a solo trip not a couple

    • Single
      5.4

      Excellent location

      Mainly, I arrived to find that my room was not ensuite as promised but had access to a private bathroom down the hall, very annoying. Additional y, this is listed as a hotel when clearly it is a guesthouse, very misleading. This hotel is not for anyone with mobility problems, I had 5 flights of steep stairs to my room and saw several elderly coupes really struggling with this.

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      We stayed as a group of three girls sharing a triple room. There was plenty of room for bags etc and the bathroom was large and luxurious. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. The Scottish Breakfast was very nice and the service good.

      A little bit noisy on a morning due to the stairs running past the room and the dining room being on the top floor.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Our rooms had a view of the Edinburgh Castle, and the location was terrific. We liked walking around the city and found the Castle View to be convenient for this. Also, we were glad to have breakfast included in our booking. The food was adequate and abundant. There was a certain charm about the place. The property managers tried their best to help the guests.

      The beds were not very comfortable, and the bathrooms were pretty tight. Also, the water turned off at certain times -- generally when you were taking a shower! The place requires a fair bit of work, and it seems as some things were being attended to.

    • Family with children
      9.6

      Very charming place to stay in.

      Housekeeping missed the fact that some of the towels hanging were from the prior tenant so they let them remain assuming they would be in the room again.

    • Group of friends
      6.6

      Staff was accommodating. Room was satisfactory. Breakfast meal was typical full Scottish, satisfactory.

      Five flights of stairs; very tiresome at the end of day. The manager did assist us with luggage.

    How to reach apartment

    apartment Castle View Guest House - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
    Show big map »

    Apartment Address:

    30 Castle Street , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2 3HT

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      3700 ft
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      6.1 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      35.3 mi
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      3000 ft
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Affogato
      1400 ft
    • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
      1900 ft
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      1200 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      800 ft
    Apartment details
    • Check-in:
      from 14:00-23:00 
    • Check-out:
      until 09:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      18

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghCastle View Guest House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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