Crioch Guest House


23 East Hermitage Place, Leith Links, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH6 8AD

    Dora and James warmly welcome you to our comfortable home which overlooks the park of Leith Links.

    Less than 2 miles from the city centre, Crioch is the ideal base for your stay in Edinburgh with unrestricted free car parking and frequent bus services for visiting the Castle, Theatres, Holyrood Palace and the Royal Yacht Britannia, as well as Leith's fine cafes, bars and restaurants locally.
    All rooms have en-suite shower or private bathroom, TV, radio alarm clock and welcome tray with tea, coffee, drinking chocolate and biscuits. Free Wi-Fi Internet access available.
    Start your day with Dora's freshly-prepared cooked breakfast - you won't need lunch! - or try a lighter continental breakfast of yoghurt, fresh fruit salad and a choice of cereals.
    Stay at Crioch and experience our great service and local knowledge.

    3 Guest House
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Rooms available from 2pm. You can check-in early, collect the keys and leave your bags.
    Check-out is 10:30am. You are welcome to leave your bags at the house and collect them later. Alternatively bag storage is available at Edinburgh Waverley train station or in lockers at the Bus Station on St Andrew's Square

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room with En-Suite Shower
    £78.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room with En-Suite Shower (up to 3 persons)
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Large Double Room with En-suite Shower
    £96.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Large Twin Room with En-suite Shower
    £96.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Large Family Room with En-Suite Shower (up to 4 persons)
    £140.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Large Family/Triple Room with En-suite Shower
    £128.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room (wider bed) with En-Suite Shower
    £56.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Single Room with En-Suite Shower
    £48.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Triple/Family Room with king-sized bed with Private Bathroom/Shower
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    King-sized Double Room with Private Bathroom/Shower
    £96.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room with Private Bathroom/Shower
    £92.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • City Breaks close to the excellent restaurants, bars and bistros of Leith Waterfront


    • Children Welcome
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Radio radio/alarm clock
    • TV In Room
    • WiFi free

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Diners Card
    • Electron Visa Electron can only be used when you are at the house, not to reserve a room
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card Maestro UK accepted only when you are at the house, not for reserving a room
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card credit and debit cards


    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Cycle Hire Nearby bike hire available at Leith Cycle Co., 276 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5BX - - about 12 minutes walk
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street there is FREE, unrestricted 24-hour parking available on the street in front of the house
    • On Public Transport Route take bus number 25 or 12 from shops-side of Princes Street, ask driver for "Restalrig Road". Journey time: 12-15 minutes
    • Parking


    • Breakfast Available please tell us if you have any food allergies or special requirements
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles our local area of Leith has many excellent bars, cafes and restaurants within easy walking distance -- from bar food to Michelin star
    • Gluten Free please tell us when you book
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available every room has tea, coffee and drinking chocolate, with biscuits made locally in Leith
    • Vegetarian


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available in every room
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available please ask
    • Laundry Service Available please ask
    • Lounge
    • Private Bathroom with shower -- Twin/Triple/Family/Kingsize room only
    • Shower En-suite shower/toilet/basin in all rooms except one
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • Spanish Speaking from Peru


    • City Location facing the park of Leith Links
    • Coastal Location near Leith Harbour and Portobello beach

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    NOTE: Satellite Navigation systems may direct you to the back of the house (Industrial Road) in error. Please stay on East Hermitage Place, with the park in front of the houses.

    Public Transport Directions

    By BUS from the Tourist Information Centre above Princes Mall:

    - cross Princes Street to the shops-side and take BUS 25 from outside "Phones 4 U".
    - SINGLE fare is £1.50 (any distance) or buy a DAY TICKET on the bus for £3.50. You need the exact money as the drivers do not give change.
    - ask the driver for "Restalrig Road" (see Location Map above). Before the bus turns right at the traffic lights into Restalrig Road, you will see the park of Leith Links on your left.
    - get off the bus on Restalrig Road and walk back towards the park past the "Bijou" diner on the corner - Crioch is 35 metres away overlooking the park of Leith Links with a bus stop in front.

    By RAIL:
    Edinburgh Waverley is the main station in the city centre. West of the centre there is also Edinburgh Haymarket.

    - TAXI from Waverley Station to Crioch is about £8.
    TIP: if there are no taxis inside the station, follow the road up onto Waverley Bridge, turn right, and there is a small taxi rank beside the telephone boxes near Princes Mall entrance.
    - BUS from Waverley: cross to the shops-side of Princes Street and take BUS 25 from outside "Phones 4 U". [See "By BUS from the Tourist Information Centre" above]
    - TAXI from Haymarket to Crioch is about £11-£12.
    - BUS from Haymarket: walk out of the station past "Ryries" bar on the corner and turn right into Dalry Road. Take BUS 25 from here and follow the same BUS directions above.


    - follow A8 towards city centre
    - after Gogar Roundabout, turn left onto Maybury Road and follow signs to LEITH
    - at 5-way roundabout with Shell petrol station, take 3rd exit onto Ferry Road and continue straight for 2 miles (3km)
    - after BP petrol station, turn right at traffic lights onto Junction Street, crossing the bridge over the Water of Leith
    - continue straight on through 2 sets of traffic lights until mini-roundabout
    - turn left and continue with the park on your left (see Map above)
    - 400m ahead you will see a crossroads with traffic lights; just before the traffic lights on your right is a bus stop - Crioch is here.

    See "Road Directions" above.

    TAXI: from the airport costs £22-£25 and takes 35-60 minutes, depending on the time of day.


    - take Airlink BUS 100 ( to city centre - single fare £3.50, open return £6.00. Journey time: 25 minutes.
    - bus terminates on Waverley Bridge, above train station. From here, take TAXI to Crioch (about £8). OR take BUS 25 from Princes Street - see "By BUS from the Tourist Information Centre" above.


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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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