Straven Guest House B & B

Guesthouse

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.

    Come share our home! For accommodation in Edinburgh more personal than any hotel try 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/promenade. So peaceful it is difficult to believe you are only a fifteen minute bus ride from the centre.

    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 at front door
    * Easy 15 minutes busride from City Centre
    * 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 for your laptop OR nominal 50p per 1/2 hr. on our PC
     

    Gradings
    4 Guest House
    Awards
    Arts Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    5
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room Ensuite
    £55.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room Ensuite (A)
    £55.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/Twin Room Ensuite
    £55.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/Twin Room Ensuite(A)
    £55.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family Room Ensuite
    £49.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Seasonal Breaks

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals

    Facilities

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

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • 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

    Transport

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

    Catering

    • 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

    Domestic

    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking

    Location

    • City Location
    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers

    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. 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 fifteen 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 to the City centre. See

    www.flybybus.com

    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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