The Dunstane Houses

4 West CoatesEH12 5JQEdinburghUnited Kingdom
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About The Dunstane Houses

The Dunstane Housesis a boutique family-owned hotel in Edinburgh's West End area. The guesthouse can cater to both wedding and business events.

Rooms in this Victorian building are ensuite and include original features alongside contemporary touches such as LCD TVs and wired Internet connections. Luxury toiletries are an added bonus. Tea and coffee trays with sweet treats are included and some rooms have classic four-poster beds.

The Dunstane Housesprovides free Wi-Fi throughout, as well as free car parking. Dry-cleaning and luggage-storage facilities are also available.

The hotel's award-winning restaurant, Skerries, serves traditional Scottish meals including popular fresh seafood dishes. The Stane Whisky Bar has a huge selection of whiskys on offer, as well as traditional ales.

The Dunstane Housesis only 15 minutes from Edinburgh Airport by car, and Edinburgh city centre can be reached in 15 minutes on foot. Haymarket Railway Station is 500 metres away and there’s plenty of public transport options just outside the hotel.


4 West Coates, EH12 5JQ, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)3376169 | Fax: +44(131)3376060 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Fantastic whisky bar.

Not every hotel can say it has a whisky bar, but the Dunstane City Hotel can. With over 70 different whiskies to test out at The Stane Whisky Bar, whisky aficionados are spoilt for choice! Beer lovers are catered for too. The Stane Whisky Bar serve a sele

Convenient location.

The location of the Dunstane City Hotel is considered very good by most guests. Edinburgh city centre is a 15-minute walk away, but you can hop on a bus at the stop just outside the hotel, or you can jump on a train at the nearby Haymarket Railway Station

Highly-rated food.

The breakfast at the Dunstane City Hotel is consistently described as delicious, as are the evening dining options in the Skerries Restaurant. The hotel specialise in traditional Scottish dishes, with the haggis in particular getting several good reviews.

Negative Reviews

Some rooms on the small side.

Perhaps it is because the Dunstane City Hotel is housed in such a spacious-looking building, but some guests have expressed disappointment with the size of their room, with some rooms being described as cramped.

Hotel spread over two separate buildings.

Dunstane City Hotel is spread across two buildings on opposite sides of the road, and for some guests this has proved inconvenient. The dining room and bar are on one side of the road, meaning that some guests need to cross the road no matter what the wea

Creaky floorboards and thin walls.

Some guests have complained that soundproofing in the Dunstane City Hotel is not great. Conversations by guests in other rooms have been overheard, while some creaky floorboards can cause disturbances during the night.

Rating Overview

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8.9 out of 10 based on 1035 reviews