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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Pillars House

3.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEdinburgh Port5 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Yacht Britannia16 min walk
    Popular LocationEaster Road Stadium3 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)36 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located near the beach, Pillars House is in Edinburgh's Leith neighbourhood. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat, while Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Festival Theatre are cultural highlights. Royal Botanic Garden and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Port - 5 min walk
  • Royal Yacht Britannia - 16 min walk
  • Easter Road Stadium - 3 min drive
  • Calton Hill - 6 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station - 8 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • Foot of The Walk - 4 min walk
  • Tapa - 4 min walk
  • Sofi's Bar - 5 min walk
  • Cafe Truva - 5 min walk
  • Restaurant Martin Wishart - 5 min walk

About this property

Pillars House

3.5-star Edinburgh guesthouse in Leith, near Royal Yacht Britannia
Tour/ticket assistance, a front desk safe and free WiFi in public areas are available at this guesthouse. All 6 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus in-room free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find hairdryers and safes.
Pillars House offers 6 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. This Edinburgh guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. Microwaves and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Fridge

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 6 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 10.0 per day.
Free cots (infant beds)

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10.0 per day

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 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 only accepts cash for all bookings and on-site payments

Property is also known as

Pillars House Edinburgh
Pillars House
Pillars Edinburgh
Pillars House Edinburgh, Scotland
Pillars House Guesthouse Edinburgh
Pillars House Guesthouse
Pillars House Edinburgh
Pillars House Guesthouse
Pillars House Guesthouse Edinburgh

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4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 57 out of 116 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 46 out of 116 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 9 out of 116 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 116 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 116 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Had a great stay and would definitely come back. Wendy was very welcoming and helpful! Thanks a lot!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Staying at Pillars House was like staying with family. It was warm and welcoming and Wendy was a brilliant host. The location was also great and we walked through town to Edinburgh Castle and down the Royal Mile. Sure the rooms are dated and access is not disability friendly. However the building is very old and there are restrictions on updates. We would definitely stay there again.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
ice stay
A friendly, happy place. Easy to walk or go by bus to Edinburgh central and very near Leith waterfront too.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect accomodation, home from home.
Edna is a fabulous host, lovely, friendly place to stay, easy parking, access to great pubs, restaurants and the city. Home from home, and a brilliant breakfast. Will always use Pillars House when visiting Endinburgh in the future.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019