Sherwood Guest House

Guesthouse

42 Minto Street, Newington, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH9 2BR

    David & Susan, who own and run the Sherwood, provide 4 star accommodation in Edinburgh.

    We are located on Minto Street, just 1 mile south of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile, which hosts at the top of the hill the amazingly impressive Edinburgh Castle and at the bottom of the hill the world famous Palace of Holyrood House
    As one of the best value Edinburgh guest houses, the Sherwood can offer the choice of double, twin and family rooms, all of which are en-suite or have private bathrooms, all having secondary or double glazing, and all with central heating. Some rooms have fridge and microwave in addition to normal tea/coffee making facilities.
    We are located in the Newington area of Edinburgh, which host some great pubs and restaurants. There is a golf course only 5 or so minutes walk from the door of the guest house, while the Royal Commonwealth Pool, the Queens Hall, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Festival Theatre are just a leasurely stroll away.
    we have a PC in the dining room for guests' use between the hours of 10.30 & 22.00 and a wi-fi network which can usually be used from all guest rooms, 24hrs a day. Due to the unpredictability of computers we never guarentee this to be always on but we do try to keep it running as above.
    The Sherwood will always strive to bring you the best value for money in town with the best continental breakfast anywhere . David & Susan, who own and run the Sherwood, provide 4 star Guest House Accommodation in Edinburgh Scotland. The Sherwood is located on Minto Street, just 1 mile south of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile, which hosts at the top of the hill the amazingly impressive Edinburgh Castle and down at the bottom of the hill the world famous Palace of Holyrood House
    As one of the best value Edinburgh guest houses, the Sherwood can offer the choice of double, twin and family rooms, all of which are en-suite or have private bathrooms, all having secondary or double glazing, and all with central heating. The twin and family rooms have a fridge and microwave in addition to the usual tea/coffee making facilities. All rooms have irons, freeview T.V. and an electronic safe.
    Our breakfasts consist of a variety of cereals, fresh fruits, croissant, pan au chocolat, white crusty rolls, brown rolls with seeds and nuts, cheeses and cold meats, fruit juices and tea/coffee . We toast white and brown breads, English muffins, crumpets, potato scones and a variety of bagels ( with cream cheese of course ) to order.
    We are located in the Newington area of Edinburgh, which host some great pubs and restaurants. There is a golf course only 5 or so minutes walk from the door of the guest house, while the Royal Commonwealth Pool, the Queens Hall, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Festival Theatre are just a leasurely stroll away.
    we have a PC in the dining room ( which works most of the time ) for guests' use between the hours of 10.30 & 22.00 and a wireless network which can usually be used from all guest rooms, 24hrs a day. Due to the unpredictability of computers we never guarentee this to be always on but we do try to keep the PC & network running all the time.
    The Sherwood will always strive to bring you the best value for money in town.
    The Sherwood Edinburgh Guest house is on the A701, exactly 1 mile from Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile It is best reached by car if you take the A720 city bypass and get off at the Straiton junction. Then follow the signs for the city centre.
    From the Waverly Train Station a taxi is very reasonably priced or if you walk up to Princes St. you can take any bus going to Minto St. ( nos 3, 7, 8, 29, 49 to name but a few )
    From the airport a taxi will cost in excess of £22.00 depending on traffic. Bus to city centre is available at around £3.50 each way, then bus as above.
    There is also a shuttle which charges £9.00 per person.
    The Sherwood is a Georgian town house which was built with great height but access ways are not very wide and therefor not very suitable for guests with mobility problems. Wheelchairs are just impossible as the front door has steps up to it and there is only 1 guest bedroom on the ground floor
    Check out: 10am.
    Check in.
    All guests are requested to supply an estimated time of arrival, which allows us to ensure someone is there to greet you. We do have to shop for fresh produce for breakfast on a daily basis and it is sometimes necessary to leave the guest house unattended.
    Early Check-In: 09:30 to 13:00. Where your room is ready we are more than happy to accept an early check-in, where this is not the case we will store your luggage, and enable you to start your time in Edinburgh unhindered by your luggage, while your room is prepared.
    Standard Check in: 13:00 - 21:00. Advising an arrival time in advance will ensure a smooth start to your stay and ensure we have somewhere to greet you.
    Late Check-In: After 21:00. We can take arrivals up to 23.30 but o