7.2
Very good113 reviews

The Guards Hotel - Edinburgh

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1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Location

Located in West End district, this 3-star The Guards Hotel is only a few steps from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The Leith Princes Street is a 16-minute walk from here. The historic fortress "Edinburgh Castle" lies at 1.7 km distance from the property.

This perfect hotel is in close vicinity to a train station.

Rooms

There are 12 non-smoking rooms at The Guards Hotel, some of them feature a stone fireplace, and conveniences like free wireless internet and radio. They are furnished with double beds or single beds along with a sofa set and a work desk. A walk-in shower and a separate toilet are available in some of the private bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A full English breakfast is served every day in the bar. The library bar is ideal for a relaxing drink. Rustom Restaurant offers a wide range of healthy, Indian, Asian and Pakistani meals and lies merely 50 metres away.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities
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Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Sports activities

Golf course

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • TV
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Sports activities

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Dining

  • Bar/ Lounge area

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-22:00FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Rooms and availability

Single Room Bathroom
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Room size:

    7 m²

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Suite
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
This king suite comes with central heating. Maximum occupancy of the room is 2 guests. The accommodation unit offers a private bathroom. This kind of room has a double bed.
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Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Room size:

    13 m²

  • Max:
    3 persons
  • Heating
The triple room features air conditioning. There is a maximum occupancy of 3 people. The accommodation unit has 1 double bed and 1 single bed.
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Location
1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Event hall
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
520 m
Church
Saint Mary's Cathedral
300 m
Church
Church of St John the Evangelist
600 m
Church
Charlotte Chapel
600 m
2 Grosvenor Street
Le Petit Repas
50 m
16 West Maitland Street
Dimitris
50 m
2-6 Dalry Road
Sombrero
110 m
10 Clifton Terrace
Station Takeaway
110 m
11 Clifton Terrace
The Club Sandwich
120 m
25 Dalry Road
The Chicken Crew
140 m
37 Dalry Road
GF
170 m
24 Haymarket Terrace
Sandwich Culture
180 m
202 Morrison Street
Ola Kala Greek Grill & Deli
260 m
85 Dalry Road
Pizzeria 1926
300 m
Getting around
Airports
Edinburgh (EDI) 11.2 km
Dundee (DND) 94.6 km
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station 1.9 km
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Reviews
7.2
Very good113 reviews
Location10.0
Rooms5.0
Service8.6
Dining6.6
  • 7.2
    Very good

    Low-budget hotel with great bed. Very clean unit. We loved excellent location, it was very close to all things we needed. Also, edinburgh old town was max 20 minutes walk to. Breakfast fee was 6.70 gbp per person per day. Good value, the place is reasonable base for a couple of nights.

    Just a bit noisy street.

    CharlesUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    We appreciated great location.

    Had good sleep at the twin room. Being next to Ignite was nice, we had dinner there.

    WilliamUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Plenty of extra supplies: a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and ironing facilities.

    MatthewUnited Kingdom, 
  • 10.0
    Perfect

    We were very grateful to the Guards Hotel for giving us breakfast even after hours and letting us shower even though we arrived half an hour before check-out time due to a snag in our travels.

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  • 8.2
    Great

    The location is very good, just opposite to the Haymarket rail station and very close to the EICC.

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  • 9.6
    Perfect

    Very good hotel but you now need to bring the reception area upto the same stangard as the rooms; remember you only get one chance to make a first impression

    Not a complaint but curtains that close.

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  • 8.2
    Great

    We liked the easy distance from Princes Street. The use of the guards club for me being ex military was great as I met an old army friend who I served with in the Gordon Highlanders. I also met another ex soldier from the Argyles who I also new.We all had a great laugh over a few drinks.

    All was okay for us.

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  • 9.6
    Perfect

    the room was comfortable and quiet, the onsuite was new ( i like the mirror) and i thought the breakfast was very good.

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  • 10.0
    Perfect

    the homely feeling that you got like you where a friend

    the only thing I didn,t like was shearing the bathroom

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  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Excellent Location,good parking nearby, clean and comfortable beds

    Very small basic room no wardrobe and no en suite

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  • 7.8
    Very good

    We did have a fab stay. Staff were lovely, Prada made our stay a talking point, as did the faulty window! It was an adventure from start to end! bed/bthrm were clean, breakfast smashing. Not a luxury spa hotel but would use again.

    We appreciated the upgrade, courtesy of Prada, however, I had someones used contact lenses and cup rings left on my bedside and my friend had a big pair of pants in a drawer! Again, we laughed!

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  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The room were very tidy, extreme expensive for what it is

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  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    it was central

    tiny room, very old and out of date, shared bathroom and shower. Breakfast unedible, no fire escape for residents at the top floor. This hotel was probably one of the worst I have ever stayed in

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  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff were friendly, it's great value for money and right in Edinburgh's West End near Haymarket station which was handy for me as I had an early morning train to catch

    It could do with a bit of sprucing up, but for the price I didn't expect the Hilton.

    United Kingdom, 
  • 6.4
    Nice

    The hotel is easy walking distance to the city centre and there are plently of places to eat nearby

    United Kingdom, 
FAQ
What is the nearest airport to The Guards Hotel Edinburgh?
The Guards Hotel Edinburgh lies within 0.5 km of Edinburgh airport.
Does The Guards Hotel serve breakfast?
Yes, The Guards Hotel provides an English breakfast for the guests.
How far is The Guards Hotel from the city centre?
The city centre is located 20 minutes' walk away from The Guards Hotel.
Are there any cleaning services provided at The Guards Hotel Edinburgh?
Yes, The Guards Hotel Edinburgh provides laundry and room service.
Is free internet provided in The Guards Hotel Edinburgh?
Yes, The Guards Hotel Edinburgh provides internet for free.
What interesting sites can I visit not far from The Guards Hotel?
Guests of The Guards Hotel can visit Princes Street as well as Royal Mile, located within just 1.3 and 1.6 km respectively.
What leisure facilities are provided at The Guards Hotel?
You can enjoy a golf course and a bar available in The Guards Hotel.
Where is The Guards Hotel positioned?
The Guards Hotel can be found in the centre of the city, within 20 minutes' walk of Edinburgh Castle.
Can I have lunch or dinner next to The Guards Hotel Edinburgh?
Yes, you can have lunch or dinner at Rustom Restaurant within 50 metres of The Guards Hotel Edinburgh.
How much does a room at Guards cost?
The price for a room in Guards starts at £93.
What are the room types offered by The Guards Hotel Edinburgh?
The Guards Hotel Edinburgh provides such room types as Classic Queen Room, Deluxe Twin Room and Standard Room.
Is there any public transport near Guards?
Yes, there is West Maitland Street bus stop within 100 metres away from Guards.
Address
1 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Highlights
Hotel Awards

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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-22:00FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Edinburgh (EDI) 11.2 km
Dundee (DND) 94.6 km
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station 1.9 km
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