Straven Guest House B & B


3 Brunstane Road North, Joppa Portobello, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH15 2DL

    High quality Bed and Breakfast in Edinburgh. Warm, welcoming rooms with hearty breakfast and comfy beds in Edinburgh yet one minute from beautiful beach and promenade. Friendly and Eco-friendly.

    Stay for bed and breakfast in our comfortable, traditional Victorian house in a peaceful residential area of Edinburgh in a lovely leafy street leading to sandy Portobello beach and promenade. So peaceful it is difficult to believe you are only a twenty minute bus ride from the centre. Enjoy the rich heritage of Edinburgh by day and rest peacefully at night in our lounge, or enjoy a beach stroll or local retsuarant. Start it all again after a hearty breakfast.

    We are proud holders of the Green Tourism Gold award for Eco Tourism.

    You are assured of a friendly welcome and our personal service at all times since we prefer to carry out all tasks personally - this way we ensure that our own standards are always maintained. We both enjoy what we do and hope that you will enjoy your stay with us.

    * Ample free parking on street unrestricted
    * Easy 20 minutes busride from City Centre with regualr service throughout evening and day
    * Colour TV, tea/coffee making and hairdryers in all rooms
    * Extensive hearty & healthy breakfast choices
    * Sorry - NO CHILDREN under twelve years - NO PETS
    * Spacious, comfortable guests' lounge
    * Yards from beautiful beach & level promenade for easy stroll
    * Nearby indoor heated swimming pool with Turkish baths and fitness centre
    * Short stroll to choice of local restaurants, including Italian and Chinese
    * Peaceful, residential area - quiet side street
    * Smoke-Free atmosphere
    * Personally run by owners
    * Choice of double, twin, family rooms all with private facilities with shower
    * Internet - FREE WiFi in all rooms

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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room Ensuite
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite (A)
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/Twin Room Ensuite
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/Twin Room Ensuite(A)
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite
    £38.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices in the bed and breakfast are per person per night based on two people sharing an ensuite room. The prices range from £36 pppn - £54 pppn. The price includes delicious breakfast. The price is dependant on time of year and length of stay. Enquire directly for best rates.

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Seasonal Breaks

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • City Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Families No children under the age of 12 years
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers


    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Gluten Free
    • Kosher Meals
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian Veggie options on Menu and additional diets catered for
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden Front garden with bench for guests
    • Hi-Fi
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard 2% supplement for credit card payment
    • Switch Card
    • Traveler's Cheques Sterling gbp currency only
    • VISA Card 2% supplement for credit card payment


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route

    Road Directions

    Approaching Edinburgh on the A1 go straight through first roundabout coming into Edinburgh (with Asda store on left - signed "Portobello"). At the next traffic lights turn right (Signed "Joppa" ). Turn first left into Brunstane Road, down to the bottom, cross the Abercorn Terrace junction and we are on the left. Approaching Edinburgh by a route other than the A1 proceed East on the South city bypass(A720) all the way to the Oldcraighall junction where you take the turnoff left for Edinburgh East and North and thereafter follow instructions as for the A1.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Cross Princes Street and walk to your left - look up at the numbers on the bus stops until you see the bus stop for the 26 bus. There is also one outside Jenners store on South St David street. This will deposit you at St. Philips Church, Joppa just at the corner of our street. The service has a five minute frequency and will whisk you from city centre to our street in a mere twenty minutes but you need EXACT MONEY so have a pocketful of change!!

    Getting there by railway:- From the train station you can either catch a taxi or
    take the bus - take the Princes Street exit, cross Princes Street and
    walk to your left - look up at the numbers on the bus stops until you
    see the bus stop for the 26 bus. This will deposit you at St. Philips Church, Joppa just at the corner of our street. but you need EXACT MONEY so have a pocketful of change!!

    Getting there by aeroplane:- You can catch the airport coach or tram to the City centre. See

    for details.

    Get off the coach at Haymarket (The driver will announce the stop) and from
    the same bus stop the 26 bus takes you to our street corner

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    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • There are separate shower units:
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 4

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

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

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 13 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016

    WINTER BREAK SPECIAL Stay 3 nights for special price 228 gbp for two people sharing a twin or double room including a delicious breakfast. Must mention this special offer at the time of reservation.

    How to redeem this offer: Direct with Straven Guest House by Phone,  Email

    Valid for Redemption: 1st January - 29th February 2016

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