Sonas Guest House
Sonas Guest House, one of Edinburgh\'s best Bed and Breakfast (B&B) establishments, is a converted 19th century Victorian Villa, built in the 1870\'s for the directors of the Railway. It offers the charm of 19th Century Edinburgh with 21st Century amenities.
Edinburgh, being a capital city, is awash with restaurants, bars, clubs and a broad variety of shops so what ever your interest you are sure to have a wonderful and enjoyable time.
At the Sonas guest house all bedrooms (single, double, twin, or triple/family) are en-suite, most with the luxury of a bath and shower. They are centrally heated, well appointed and all have Multi Channel Flat screen TV with DVD and I Pod facility. We offer complimentary beverages.
Both WiFi and Private Parking are free. We are Non-smoking
Full Scottish breakfasts are served in our attractive dining room so you are well prepared to explore the 1000 years of history that awaits you on our doorstep.
If you are coming to Edinburgh for a short break, extended holiday or business trip we are sure we can offer you a warm welcome and accommodation at excellent value for money.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- House Keeping
- Non Smoking
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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We are situated one mile south of Edinburgh city centre. East Mayfield runs between the A701 (Mayfield Gardens/Minto Street) and the A7 (Dalkeith Road). Just a two minute walk takes you to the bus stop on the main road, where an excellent, cheap bus service speeds you to your selected destination.
From Waverley train or St. Andrew`s bus stations - Walk to Princes Street, the bus stop is next to the shops. Take any nos. 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37. Get off at the second stop in Minto Street, (Just past the Minto Hotel) turn left at the lights into East Mayfield. Sonas is 20 yards down on the right.. A taxi from Waverley Station will take approx. 10 minutes.
From Edinburgh Airport - Take the airport bus to the city centre stop which is outside the Waverley Station then either use the above instructions for the bus or take a taxi. A taxi direct from the airport takes approx. 25 minutes.
Coming from the South on A1 or A68
Join the A720 by-pass, turn off at the large roundabout (Sherrif Hall) on to A7 follow Edinburgh South, City Centre signs. ( Don\\\'tgo the wrong way to Dalkeith on the A7)
Follow this road for 3.5 miles into Edinburgh and you will come to a large traffic junction with a rail bridge going over it. Go round this under the bridge and sharp left (sign posted A7) you are now in Dalkeith Road. (see map). At the second set of traffic lights (Half a mile) turn left into East Mayfield. SONAS is the last Guest House on the left.
Coming from the North or West M9 or M8
Join the A720 by-pass, turn off at A701 sign posted Straiton Junction, Edinburgh / Peebles. Follow Edinburgh city centre signs. ( Don\\\'t go towards Peebles) Drive along this road for 2.7 miles going through 4 sets of traffic lights to Liberton Brae then continue straight on (Don\\\'t take the left fork). After two more sets of traffic lights you will be in Craigmillar Park which leads into Mayfield Gardens. At the traffic lights (not Pedestrian lights) in Mayfield Gardens turn right, you are now in East Mayfield. SONAS is on the right.
Coming from the M6 and A74
These roads lead to the A702. From this join the A720 by-pass going south. Leave this at the next junction A701 Peebles /Edinburgh turn off.
Follow instructions as above.
Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Turnhouse 8 miles
Nearest Train Station: Waverley 1.25 miles
Nearest Bus Stop: 100 yards