Overlooking historic Leith Links Park, this elegant Victorian 4-star guest house is 10 minutes from Edinburgh city centre. Offering free parking and a free drink on arrival, Sandaig has good access to a regular bus service.

All of the charming rooms have flat-screen TVs, DVD players, en suite bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms also provide a mini safe, ironing facilities and a tea/coffee tray. Some rooms boast luxurious four-poster or sleigh beds and power showers.

An extensive breakfast menu is available each day from a platter of fresh fruit and croissants to a full grilled breakfast. Many fine restaurants are in the stylish Leith Waterfront area, which is a 10-minute walk away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

The Sandaig has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Mar 2006.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free parking available on-site


Availability

Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
Sleeps
 
1 large double bed
1 single bed
and
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
and
1 large double bed
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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
  • Do all rooms have a shower?
    Yes
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • Are there any coffee shops or restaurants nearby?
    yes various coffee shop and restaurants are within 5 mins waling distance
    Answered on 22 January 2020
  • Hi, a Scooter user, have you got a wet room type of bathroom? do you have full disability access though shower can have a shower tray with no step.
    Hi, unfortunately we do have a wet room.
    Answered on 8 October 2021
  • Are dogs allowed?
    Sorry but we are pets free guesthouse
    Answered on 27 October 2022
  • do you offer a vegan breakfast option please?
    Yes we do offer vegan breakfast option on the menu
    Answered on 27 October 2022
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Host Information

8.4
Host review score

We pride ourselves on our warm welcome and hospitality. Looking forward to meeting you at Sandaig.
Languages spoken: English,Chinese
Property surroundings *
Facilities of The Sandaig
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transport
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Chinese

House rules

The Sandaig takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 19:00

Check-out

08:00 - 11:00

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 3 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
£5 per child, per night

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

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Bankcard The Sandaig accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Sandaig Guest House request that, when booking, you provide an arrival time and a contact telephone number (mobile preferred). This is because the guest house is not staffed 24 hours a day and may need to contact you with an access code.

Please note, this hotel does not accept American Express.

In addition please note that upon receipt of your booking, your credit/debit card details will be charged with the first nights accommodation.

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 accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

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 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.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Sandaig 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.

FAQs about The Sandaig

  • The Sandaig is 1.9 miles from the centre of Edinburgh.

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

    • Taxi 30min
    • Tram 1h
    • Bus 1h 10min

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

    • Guests staying at The Sandaig can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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

    • Room options at The Sandaig include:

      • Double
      • Family

    • Check-in at The Sandaig is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.