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Lantern Guest House

Self Assessed
3 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 5LA, United Kingdom


4.4/5 from 216 Reviews

99% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Baggage store
  • High-speed internet
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Lantern Guest House

(216 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.4
  • Value 4.5
  • Friendliness 4.6
  • Cleanliness 4.4
  • Facilities 4.1
  • Service 4.4
  • Location 4.7

Review Overall Rating

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Lantern Guest House Information


Our Commitment: To provide our guest house guests with excellent service in comfortable, reasonably priced, hotel quality rooms. We are quite simply a "Great place to stay at EH7 5LA". We offer a 10% discount for direct website bookings. Free high speed wifi. We are taking bookings in line with Scottish Covid-19 regulations. We have amended our procedures in order to keep our guests safe when they arrive and throughout their stay. Enjoy staying in a hotel quality, mini apartment style room. Our double bedded en-suite Rooms with pin code access are an easy walk from Princes Street (Waverley Rail Station) and York Place (tram link to Airport). Windsor Street is a quiet street in the centre of Edinburgh close to busy Leith Walk (with cafes restaurants and shops). What3words address: ///wash.sleepy.dreams A fridge for each room, microwave oven and coffee machine is available in the Hallway. A hospitality tray is provided in each room (tea/coffee, sugar and UHT milk). W.H. Playfair's signature corner style residence with it's thick walls and castle like turrets enhances quietness within and around Lantern Guest House. We recognise the importance of sustaining the quality of cleanliness and comfort in our guest rooms. Guest rooms provide homely features: Hospitality tray, Smart TV, 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 £1.10p per hour on London Road or free parking 10 mins walk away. We offer a tailor-made service, providing our guest house guests with additional assistance as requested. We will be delighted to welcome you to Lantern Guest House to enjoy our wonderfully cultural city and the many excellent events that are planned during 2021.


  • Baggage store
  • Free high speed internet
  • High speed internet
  • Plug adapters
  • Terrace


  • Metered parking

Activities and Experiences

  • Fine dining
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Theatre
  • Walking


  • Check in
    12:30 22:30
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets
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A car is not required when staying at the property
  • Train from Waverley Rail Station (0.5 miles)
    Lantern Guest House is just a 10 minute walk from Waverley Rail Station.(Use the back entrance of the rail station). Serviced by a Number of buses from Princes Street: 26, 4, 44 - Get off at Leopold Place, and take 1st street on left. 7,10,11,22, 25 - Get off at Elm Row, cross the road, turn on to Leopold place, and take 1st street on the left: Windsor Street.
  • Air from Edinburgh Airport (8.0 miles)
    The Tram operates a frequent service between Edinburgh Airport and York Place. Lantern Guest House is just a 4 minute walk from York place. Tickets cost £6.50 single and £9.00 return. The Bus Airlink 100 operates a frequent service between Edinburgh Airport and Waverley Rail Station on Princes Street. Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 return. Cost of Taxi from Airport to Lantern Guest House approx. £22.

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