The International Guesthouse
For a truly Scottish experience, book a room at The International Guest House where you'll always find a smiling face to help you out.
The International Guest House is an attractive Victorian terrace house situated 1.5 miles south of Princes street & located on the main bus route into the City Centre.
The International has earned the unofficial title of Edinburgh'premier guest house,with its delicate blend of warm Scottish hospitality, Victorian elegance and modern comfort.
We offer a tasty full Scottish breakfasts, inclusive in our rates. All bedrooms are beautifully furnished, and in addition to full ensuite facilities they are provided with a tea/coffee hospitality tray.
Housed in a Victorian building yet equipped with everything for the 21st Century traveller, The International Guest House will not disappoint even the most discerning guests. 'In Britain' magazine has rated The International Guest House as their 'find' in all Edinburgh. Private parking.
Room has a view over Arthur's Seat and is suitable for guests with limited mobility.
Please Note: 48 hrs cancellation policy, check out 10am, latest check in time 11pm. Full Scottish breakfast inclusive. CC accepted excluding American Express.
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- Breakfast Included
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 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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From South M6/A74
From the A74 take the A701 and follow the signs for Edinburgh. After 50 miles , you will see 'International Guest House' on the right.
From South M1.
Take the A68 from Scotch Corner, through Jedburgh and Dalkeith. After Dalkeith the road will merge with the A7 where you follow the City Centre signs. After 2.5 miles (4 km) bear left onto Craigmillar Park, then Mayfield Gardens. Quarter a mile further on you will see 'International Guest House' on the right.
ALTERNATIVELY: Take the A1 round the coastal route and join the A720 City Bypass as you approach the city. Leave the Bypass at the first junction (Sheriffhall Roundabout) and join the A7 signposted Edinburgh where it merges with the A68. Then as above.
The M8 Motorway now terminates at a roundabout known as the 'Edinburgh Interchange'. On the roundabout take the third exit signposted 'Edinburgh South & East' and join the A720 City Bypass. Continue on the bypass until Straiton junction, leave the bypass and join the A701.
From North M90
Follow signs for City Centre, Princes Street, and Berwick Upon Tweed A1 & East that will take you along Queen Street. Go right at the roundabout ('All other routes'), keeping John Lewis on your right. Go straight on at the traffic lights and left on to North Bridge, keeping the New Balmoral Hotel on your right. Continue straight on until the road becomes Mayfield Gardens.
ALTERNATIVELY: follow the signs for City Bypass and proceed as for Glasgow arrivals. (This route, although slightly longer, avoids all city confusion).
From Edinburgh Airport
Follow the A8 trunk road to the 'Edinburgh Interchange'. Follow signs for A720 Berwick and South then continue as above (from Glasgow).
Exit from Waverley Station by road entrance turning right up on to Princes Street. Cross over to the shops side for buses numbered 3, 31, and 69 or 80 travelling east. Bus will immediately turn right on to North Bridge. Travel along the main route until shops finish and Hotels/Guest Houses commence. Exit on mayfield Gardens, The International, is 15 yards, from the bus stop. Bus journeys should take around 10 minutes.
Nearest Motorway or Main Road, M8
Junction No., 1 - 8 km
Airport, Edinburgh - Turnhouse - 10 km
Nearest Major Train Station, waverly - 2 km
Nearest Coach/Bus Station, st.andrews square - 2 km
Tel No. of Taxi Company, 0131 552 1777 OR 01312292468
Nearby points of interest to the International Guest House Edinburgh include Newington Edinburgh (District), Prestonfield (District), University of Edinburgh (Institution), The Royal Observatory (Museum), The Palace of Holyroodhouse (Landmark or Monument) and Our Dynamic Earth (Museum), around 5 minutes from the International Guest House Edinburgh.