Dalmore Lodge Guest House is set opposite Edinburgh Zoo. This Victorian terraced villa is just over 3 miles from central Edinburgh and a 10-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport. The rooms offer a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The en suite shower rooms have complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Free WiFi is available throughout the house. The city of Edinburgh is home to numerous restaurants, bars, and shops. Edinburgh’s fashionable George Street is just over 3 miles away. Dalmore Lodge Guest House is situated along a main bus route, with links to Edinburgh city centre and the airport. Murrayfield Rugby Stadium is just 20 minutes’ walk away and Edinburgh Corn Exchange is 2 miles away. Limited parking for 2 cars is available at the rear of the property, while further public parking can be found in front of the property and also at the back of the property in Downie Grove. Dalmore Lodge operates on a self check-in basis only. Guests can check themselves in between 2pm-10pm. Prior to arrival, guests will be sent a private keysafe code so they can gain entry. It is imperative guests confirm they have received the code and understand the instructions. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept check-ins after 10pm.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

FREE parking!


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


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Edinburgh
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Wan
    Malaysia Malaysia
    Small but cozy & lovely. The host was great & friendly. Very easy to do self check in.
  • Nathalie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The location was beautiful. The room was lovely and clean, it had everything we needed for our stay
  • Boglarka
    Romania Romania
    Everything it is was very well. Very nice house The owners are very helpful and very kind.
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

Company review score: 9.2Based on 278 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

We have owned and run Dalmore Lodge for 18 years. Dot was previously a PA in the city centre but now also runs the guest house with me.

Property information

Our property is a Victorian building and is part of a terraced section of Downie Terrace (directly opposite the entrance to Edinburgh Zoo). We are continually re-decorating our rooms to keep them fresh and up-to-date. We operate on a self check in basis.

Neighbourhood information

Corstorphine is on the outskirts of the City and we are located directly opposite Edinburgh Zoo. We are lucky to have a fantastic bus services which takes you into the Edinburgh - 3 miles away. A few pubs & restaurants located nearby - all within walking distance.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of Dalmore Lodge Guest House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Fast free WiFi 429 Mbps. Suitable for streaming 4K content and making video calls on multiple devices. Speed test carried out by the host.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Dalmore Lodge Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 22:00


From 09:00 to 10:30



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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Cash Dalmore Lodge Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

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

Please note that only children aged children 12 and over can be accommodated at the guest house.

Please note that the latest check-in time is 22:00. The property will need to be notified as soon as possible if there is a delay.

Dalmore Lodge operates on a self check in basis. Please ensure you have a note of the code provided by the property as you will be unable to gain entry without this.

Limited parking for 2 cars is available at the rear of the property, while further public parking can be found in front of the property. Parking is on a first-come-first-served basis and spaces cannot be held for specific guests.

Please note that this property cannot accommodate hen and stag, or similar parties.

Please inform Dalmore Lodge Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

This property is located in a residential area and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.

This property is located in a busy area and guests may experience noise.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

License number: 23/02825/CLE

FAQs about Dalmore Lodge Guest House

  • Dalmore Lodge Guest House is 3 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Dalmore Lodge Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

  • Dalmore Lodge Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • Check-in at Dalmore Lodge Guest House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

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