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Located in Edinburgh, 1.1 km from Edinburgh Playhouse, 16 Pilrig Guest House provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and a housekeeping service. The property is around 1.8 km from Edinburgh Waverley station, 2 km from Royal Mile and 2.4 km from Royal Yacht Britannia. The bed and breakfast features family rooms. The units in the bed and breakfast are equipped with a TV. At the bed and breakfast, all units come with bed linen and towels. Buffet and continental breakfast options with warm dishes, fresh pastries and fruits are available daily at the bed and breakfast. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is 2.7 km from 16 Pilrig Guest House, while National Museum of Scotland is 2.7 km away. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 12 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
2 large double beds
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Edinburgh
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Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

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Host review score

Georgian Townhouse which i have decorated with modern colors for the extra comfort of people that comes to stay. Pilrig lies midway between Leith and Edinburgh, west of Leith Walk. It is split by Pilrig Street, which marks the division between the EH6 and EH7 postcode districts (also the old division between Edinburgh and Leith hence the name of the bar opposite being originally the Boundary Bar,then City Limits and now known simply as the Boundary). Along the north-east side of Pilrig Street lies Pilrig Park, within which is Pilrig House, the heart of the former estate of the Balfour family. The 19th-century Rosebank Cemetery is located at the west end of Pilrig Street, at the junction of Broughton Road.
-its about 20 minutes drive from the airport -its about 10 minutes bus journey from the waverly train station -its about 20 minutes walk to main city centre
Languages spoken: English,Hindi,Romanian,Urdu

Property surroundings

Facilities of 16 Pilrig Guest House

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs £3.10 per hour.
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Romanian
  • Urdu

Property practice

This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

16 Pilrig Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Available 24 hours



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
£30 per stay
Cot upon request
2 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per stay
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per stay

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Bankcard 16 Pilrig Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Late check-in after 21:00 is possible for an additional fee of GBP 10, subject to availability and by prior arrangement.

Credit card details are required upon check-in.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about 16 Pilrig Guest House

  • 16 Pilrig Guest House is 1.2 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at 16 Pilrig Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • The prices at 16 Pilrig Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • 16 Pilrig Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at 16 Pilrig Guest House is from 13:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Room options at 16 Pilrig Guest House include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Twin
      • Triple