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Overview of Claremont Guesthouse

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Claremont Guesthouse

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre9 min walk
    Popular LocationPrinces Street10 min walk
    Popular LocationCalton Hill17 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)18 min drive

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Family Room

No guest room rating
  • 215 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Superior Double Room

No guest room rating
  • 269 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Family Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 323 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Standard Double Room

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • 161 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area


Located in Edinburgh, Claremont Guesthouse is in the city centre and near a metro station. Palace of Holyroodhouse and St. Giles' Cathedral are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Princes Street Gardens and Arthur's Seat. Don't miss out on a visit to Royal Botanic Garden. Guests appreciate the guest house's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 9 min walk
  • Princes Street - 10 min walk
  • George Street - 12 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 15 min walk
  • Calton Hill - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 15 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 18 min drive


  • Casa Angelina - 4 min walk
  • The Cask & Barrel - 4 min walk
  • L'escargot Bleu - 5 min walk
  • The Olive Branch Bistro - 5 min walk
  • Bluebird - 5 min walk

About this property

Claremont Guesthouse

Georgian Edinburgh guesthouse in Bonnington, walk to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
This smoke-free guesthouse features a coffee shop/café, tour/ticket assistance and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. All 8 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and TVs. Guests will also find hairdryers and showers. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Claremont Guesthouse offers 8 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 10 for children
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi


  • Garden


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Similar properties

The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 20.00

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

We should mention

Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Mingalar Edinburgh
Mingalar Guest House
Mingalar Guest House Edinburgh
Claremont Guesthouse Edinburgh
Claremont Edinburgh
Claremont Guesthouse Edinburgh
Claremont Guesthouse Guesthouse
Claremont Guesthouse Guesthouse Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Claremont Guesthouse and receive a full refund?
Yes, Claremont Guesthouse offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Claremont Guesthouse cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Claremont Guesthouse pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Claremont Guesthouse?
Claremont Guesthouse doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Claremont Guesthouse?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Claremont Guesthouse?
Checkout is at 11 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 20.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Claremont Guesthouse located?
Located in Bonnington, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Royal Botanic Garden. Princes Street Gardens and St. Giles' Cathedral are also within 1 mi (2 km). Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) is 15 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 17 minutes.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 148 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 64 out of 148 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 19 out of 148 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 148 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 148 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was beautifully presented, its decor and design were totally unique and gorgeous. It was immaculate, clean, and fresh. The host Tommy was fabulous and was very informative regarding the property and everything connected to it. I would definitely recommend this to anyone and I will return as soon as I can.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Comfortable and affordable stay.
A really lovely Guesthouse with high ceilings and all the amenities necessary for a city break. Perhaps a little cold in the evening! Not enough to complain, however. Perfectly located and within a twenty minute walk of all the key sites. We only spoke to Tommy on arrival but he seemed a charming host.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Cleanliness
We went to Edinburgh for our anniversary and this property caught my eye because of it's beautiful and fresh looking indoors and character which is quite in contrast with a regular boring hotel room. However, our experience with the room sadly turned to be something I wasn't expecting. To start with, the property is a bit worn out on the inside and not as fresh looking as in the pictures. We stayed in the room next to the breakfast room and my guess it was relatively dark as the only window is underground and the light gets blocked by the shrub fence. These are things I can live with. However, my main disappointment was how the room was handed to us - unclean side tables, unclean surfaces in the room, half-used bottles in the fridge, expired milk (which seems to have been a genuine mistake and disposed off when I pointed it out), un-flushed toilet paper we noticed when we first used the toilet, broken toilet flush which made a dripping and flushing noise all through the night. I spoke with the owner of the property the next morning and she seemed embarrassed at the state of the room and offered to clean it for us. The bed was a little uncomfortable but okay. On a positive note, the location is brilliant and within walking distance of all the main attractions, restaurants and bars - we didn't need to use public transport. Room amenities like a coffee maker, kettle, coffee pods, tea, biscuits, hair dryer, iron box (didn't use) and toiletries.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Spacious and cozy
Cozy, spacious room. Location is not the best but not too bad. Bathroom needs some minor repairs but overall it's clean and in good conditions.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

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