Kingsway Guest House
“Dedicated hosts offer warm hospitality, close to the city centre” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Well situated for the city centre and with off-road parking boasting an EV charging station. This well-presented Victorian building retains a number of original features with genuine and warm hospitality assured. All the bedrooms are comfortable with thoughtful extras for the modern guest. The quality Scottish breakfasts with an ever changing daily special dish make for an excellent start to the day.
Facilities – at a glance
Electric vehicle charging
- Rooms 7
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Open all year
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About the area
Edinburgh is one of Britain’s most spectacular cities and both Old and New Towns have UNESCO World Heritage status. At its heart, the Old Town is a treasury of architecture stretching back to medieval times with its labyrinth of narrow lanes (‘wynds’ or ‘closes’). While the New Town's splendid district of squares, crescents and gardens are surrounded by impressive Georgian town houses.
It isn’t just a magnificent, bustling city, it’s surrounded by countryside – offering visitors the best of both worlds. Dominated by hills and the sea, with the rolling Pentland Hills to the south and the broad expanse of the Firth of Forth estuary to the north, it benefits from a rugged and varied landscape. So much so, the city has its own miniature mountain, Arthur’s Seat, which looms over the Old Town and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, dwarfing even Castle Rock and its crowning fortress, Edinburgh Castle.
A couple of miles east, Portobello is Edinburgh’s seaside area, with a long stretch of golden sand that attracts droves of city dwellers on sunny summer days.
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