We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Emerald Guest House

TripAdvisorUSD 110*
View Deal
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 117*
USD 110*
Great Deal
USD 117*
USD 117*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Emerald Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 36: English reviews
Start your review of Emerald Guest House
 Click to rate
Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our host was very kind and let us come in a little early as we were driving in from Stirling. She greeted us very warmly and got us right to our room. She gave us wonderful tips to get on the bus, which is right across the street from the home. The room was decorated very nicely and was very...

Thank TJ W
A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel cancelled my booking yesterday prior to visiting Edinburgh tomorrow because of a leak in room which is fair enough. However having booked via LateRooms.com and it being within the 2 day cancellation period, I was still being charged! Spoke to the hotel who refused to call LateRooms.com and advise them that it was them who had cancelled my...

2Thank A TripAdvisor Member
anniepatEddinburgh, Manager at Emerald Guest House, responded to this review

Hi as you know ,we had no choice but to cancel , I know you got your money back and the contract was with who you booked through, Nothing to do with Emerald Guest House as these things can happen .and only can say Sorry but you phone us we will offer you a special rate for future booking Thanks...

Reviewed 22 August 2016

My husband and I stayed two nights in this lovely guest house. The entrance hall was very warm and welcoming and Ann provided us with all the information we needed to get around Edinburgh by public transport . The bus stop was outside the door and extremely convenient for us. Our room was very cosy and tastefully decorated , the...

Thank Butterfly004
San Diego, California
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Our host, Ann, was wonderful and very kind. She cooked a great breakfast every morning. Cheese selections, quiche, dry cereal, fruit, and porridge were all available before the hot breakfast. There was a full menu of choices. The best was her eggs and toast! Some of the best breakfast I've had! Our room was very comfortable, and was always well...

Thank theliesel
Moreton Bay Region, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Just spent one night at the end of a 3 week vacation. As small but beautifully decorated room. Cold day great heat. Landlady extremely helpful. Wonderful breakfast and a final cup of tea before I left. So helpful. Will be back.

Thank wendybombard
Mulhouse, France
Reviewed 21 February 2016

A very lovely guest house with very nice owners, Ann and Jim ☺ ! We stayed there a few days and our room was just perfect : nicely decorated, spacious and with our own bathroom. We had a front room on the ground level, it was big, comfortable and facing the street, with a large bow-window and we honestly weren’t...

Thank Nad N
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Very nice room with en suite bathroom. The staff were very nice and the breakfast was the best I've had. They cook your breakfast for you when you order it in the morning, and you can choose between different options. There's a bus stop right outside the house and the bus journey is 25 minutes into central Edinburgh. We really...

Thank Sara L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This place is fabulous, you have the crazy hustle and bustle of the city and then you go back to your room for peace and tranquillity. Hospitality was wonderful my daughter and I felt so at home here and we can't wait to return :) :). We stayed in the family suite and it was so comfy and cosy x

Thank Rachel
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Emerald Guest House is tidy, family friendly, and the owner, Ann O'Connor, is very helpful and amazingly hard working. The family room we were staying in was comfortable, cosy and nicely decorated. We could park easily in the street though there are only three lots available in front of the guesthouse. The next day, Ann prepared for us a good...

Thank Rami52
West Jefferson, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This was a great find. The house is right at a bus stop. We had a car and never had any problem with street parking. Ann & Jim do an excellent job caring for their guest. If you like to explore all day and return to a nice quiet room at night Emerald House is for you. I could go...

Thank 2luv2fly

12 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (12)
Dining (2)
Room/Suite (4)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Other (4)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Edinburgh
3.2 km away
Premier Inn Edinburgh A7 (Dalkeith) Hotel
4.6 km away
Buckstone B&B
Buckstone B&B
#239 of 389 in Edinburgh
5 reviews
0.0 km away
Ascot Garden
Ascot Garden
#85 of 389 in Edinburgh
69 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.0 km away
Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank
2.1 km away
Arden Guest House
Arden Guest House
#176 of 389 in Edinburgh
119 reviews
3.9 km away
Art-House Morita B&B
Art-House Morita B&B
#208 of 389 in Edinburgh
38 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Emerald Guest House

Address: 3 Drum Street, Edinburgh EH17 8QQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $114 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Emerald Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Hotel.de, TripOnline SA and HRS so you can book your Emerald Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Emerald Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Emerald Guest House staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Emerald Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Parking is on the street; bus line is quick and easy to get on and off”
969tjw, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“We had three rooms and they all were very comfortable with small but very good bathrooms!”
PortlandPatrick, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the main street are extremely noisy, ask for a room not facing the front of the house.”
Annelized, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at front a bit noisy due to main road.”
blueemmamc, 15 Aug 2013 | Read review
“I have stayed on 4 occasions in different rooms and they were all good.”
Dorothy186356, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
USD 110* /night
View Deal
TravelocityUSD 117
Hotels.comUSD 117
Orbitz.comUSD 117
View all 8 deals
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates