Overlooking historic Leith Links Park, this elegant Victorian 4-star guest house is 10 minutes from Edinburgh city center. 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, private 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info

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

Free Parking Available On Site


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Host Info

8.8
Host Review Score

We pride ourselves on our warm welcome and hospitality. Looking forward to meeting you at Sandaig.
Languages spoken: English,Chinese
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    1 miles
  • Nelson Monument
    1.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.2 miles
  • Palace of Holyrood House
    1.2 miles
  • Calton Hill
    1.2 miles
  • Omni Center
    1.3 miles
  • Scottish Poetry Library
    1.4 miles
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    1.4 miles
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
    1.4 miles
  • Waterloo Place
    1.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Bijou
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Compass
    0.4 miles
  • Restaurant The Shore
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1.7 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.7 miles
  • Royal Mile
    1.8 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    1.8 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.9 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    2 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    2 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    3.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    4.5 miles
  • Dalhousie Castle
    8.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.9 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    33.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    49.6 miles
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Amenities of The Sandaig
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Kitchen
  • 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 hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Chinese
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House rules The Sandaig takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£5 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Debit card 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 requests that you provide an arrival time and a contact telephone number (mobile preferred) when booking. This is because the guesthouse 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 booking, the property will charge your credit/debit card for the first night's stay.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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

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

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

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

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Sandaig of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Sandaig

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

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

  • Room options at The Sandaig include:

    • Double
    • Family

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

  • Check-in at The Sandaig is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at The Sandaig can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

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    • The prices at The Sandaig may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.