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Offering stylish bedrooms, an on-site restaurant and bar, The Dunstane is set over 2 Victorian townhouses, Dunstane House and Hampton House, on opposite sides of the road, in Edinburgh's West End. This recently awarded 5-star property is located within 550 yards of Haymarket Railway Station and 15 minutes’ walk from central Edinburgh. The rooms offer free WiFi and free private parking is available.

The Dunstane was built in 1852 and still has many original features, including open fireplaces. The individually decorated bedrooms have Egyptian cotton bed linen, an LCD flat-screen TVs, tea/coffee trays with home-made shortbread and en-suite facilities with free toiletries. The Suites include features such as 4-poster beds, freestanding copper roll-top baths in the bedroom, or sweeping views over the Edinburgh cityscape.

The Ba' Bar & Lounge hosts all-day dining and daily afternoon tea, as well as gin and whisky tastings. It serves a great selection of ales from some of Scotland’s micro-brewers and has over 100 types of whiskies and over 30 different craft gins. It also has a food menu with local, seasonal Scottish produce.

Edinburgh Airport can be reached after a 15-minute drive. There is also a bus stop opposite the property, which provides bus links to the airport and the city centre.

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

The Dunstane Houses has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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4 reasons to choose The Dunstane Houses

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi do you have a parking at this hotel and is breakfast included in price . 
    Yes we have free parking at both our Houses and breakfast is included in the price if you book the B & B rate as we do offer a Room only rate as well.
    Answered on 4 March 2022
  • Do any rooms have a luxury bath?
    Dear guest, Our Luxury King Doubles/Twins have either a bath tub, a walk-in shower or a shower over bath combination.
    Answered on 1 August 2020
  • Is the hotel in walking distance from New Year’s festivities? Downtown?
    Hi there, Yes our hotel is about a 15 minute walk from the city centre. There are also buses directly outside the hotel which all go to the city cent...
    Answered on 1 August 2022
  • are any of your wee cozy double rooms not on the ground floor?
    Yes our cosy wee doubles are available on all floors
    Answered on 4 March 2022
  • Hi, In your booking.com ad there’s a photo of a room with a copper stand alone bath next to a window. Can you tell me which room that is for booking?
    Hi There, That photo is of our Dunstane Suite, We also have a copper stand alone bath in our Scapa Suite
    Answered on 13 July 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Great location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    The Ba Bar and Lounge

    Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood

Facilities of The Dunstane Houses
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules The Dunstane Houses takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 aged 16 years and above are considered 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 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
£40 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB American Express The Dunstane Houses accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests must check in at 4 West Coates on arrival.

Please note that the rooms are set across 2 buildings, Dunstane House and Hampton House.

When booking an extra bed guests must confirm this directly with the hotel at least 48 hours prior to arrival.

A valid credit or debit card needs to be presented on arrival at the hotel.

Smoking is not permitted at the property.

Parking is limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

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

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

Please inform The Dunstane Houses 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.

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.

FAQs about The Dunstane Houses

  • Check-in at The Dunstane Houses is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Dunstane Houses by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 20min
    • Taxi 20min

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

  • Guests staying at The Dunstane Houses can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The Dunstane Houses is 1.4 miles from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • The Dunstane Houses offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)

  • The Dunstane Houses has 1 restaurant:

    • The Ba Bar and Lounge

  • Room options at The Dunstane Houses include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Single