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Sonas Guesthouse

3 out of 5

4.2/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNational Library of Scotland8 min walk
    Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh3 min drive
    Popular LocationHolyrood Park13 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

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About this area


Sonas Guesthouse is located in Edinburgh's Newington neighbourhood. Grassmarket and Royal Mile are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • National Library of Scotland - 8 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 3 min drive
  • National Museum of Scotland - 4 min drive
  • Greyfriar's Bobby - 4 min drive
  • Holyrood Park - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 4 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive


  • Delhi Diner - 5 min walk
  • Old Bell Inn - 6 min walk
  • Voujon - 7 min walk
  • Positano - 7 min walk
  • Isola - 7 min walk

About this property

Sonas Guesthouse

3-star Edinburgh guesthouse in Newington, near University of Edinburgh
This smoke-free guesthouse features free breakfast, free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas. Other amenities include a reception hall. All 5 rooms offer in-room free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with DVD players.
Sonas Guesthouse offers 5 forms of accommodation with DVD players and designer toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily

Family friendly

  • DVD player


  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV



Check-in from 12:30 PM - 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 20


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)


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

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
This property accepts credit cards

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 1 out of 4 reviews
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Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 4 reviews
4 - Good 75%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 4 reviews
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Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Helpful, friendly owner but poor wifi
The proprietress was lovely, friendly, helpful and provided a warm welcome. The room was fine and good value for the location and time of year. Breakfast was excellent. The only negatives were the shower was a bit weak, the tv had no signal when we came back to our room at night, and the wifi signal was poor. None of this would put us off coming back in the future.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Sonas Guest House
Needed more time. We had only one full day and there is a lot to see so at some stage will be back.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Gorgeous guest house....tastefully decorated.
We loved our overnight stay. Christie was wonderful, so warm and friendly and helpful. The room was beautiful and clean and the breakfast was tasty and well presented. Our room was cosy. The car park was also handy and buses were nearby and regular. i would stay again.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Definately worth booking
Great location with off road parking, only took us about 15 min to walk to the royal mile. The room was nice and the staff were excellent can't really comment on the food as I only had a bacon butty but that was very nice!