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Kildonan Lodge Hotel, Edinburgh

27 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, EH165PE, UK
Kildonan Lodge Hotel, Edinburgh Kildonan Lodge Hotel, Edinburgh (0131) 667 2793 27 Craigmillar Park Edinburgh
88 out of 100% 30 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Kildonan Lodge Hotel is a Four Star boutique Hotel with a private car park, in a quiet location near the centre of Edinburgh

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Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 15

Parking Spaces: 12

Steps into Hotel: 4

Check In Time: 2pm

Check Out Time: 10.30am

Kildonan Lodge Hotel near Edinburgh City Centre dates back to 1874, the hotel has been magnificently restored whilst retaining its Victorian grandeur. This 4-star hotel in Edinburgh is a family-owned business where guests’ comfort and enjoyment are a top priority. It’s the small things that matter so they take great care in providing the extra details and comforts to ensure every aspect of your stay in Scotland is enjoyable.
As the Kildonan Lodge is a hotel near Edinburgh City Centre it is ideally located, only one and a half miles from Edinburgh's Royal Mile and Princes Street. The Kildonan Lodge is also within 5 minutes' walking distance from Edinburgh University’s King’s Buildings, British Geological Survey, Scottish Agricultural College and Pollock Halls.

As a Victorian-built hotel in Edinburgh, the Kildonan Lodge Hotel accommodation comes in all different shapes and sizes, adding extra character, unlike a standard chain hotel.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast freshly prepared and using the finest locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.

The Kildonan Lodge Hotel in Edinburgh offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Spa Bath in Bedroom(s)
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers
tick iPod dock
tick DVD Player

Each room at this 4-star hotel in Edinburgh has been individually decorated to complement the classic Scottish-style charm of the hotel. A mix of classical meets contemporary; from high corniced ceilings to cosy rooms with coombed ceilings, we have a range of comfortable rooms for couples, singles and families alike.

Romantic Four Poster

Designed with romance in mind, the Four Poster rooms are the most popular and luxurious. All offer elegant canopied four-poster double beds complete with ensuite baths, high ceilings and flat-screen TVs. Perfect for any special occasion or a romantic weekend away.

Executive King

The stylish, more contemporary Executive rooms which have recently been refurbished add a hint of modern sophistication to the hotel. These rooms offer you a choice of either king or twin beds and are all equipped with ensuite baths to ensure a truly relaxing stay. Some of these rooms are located on the garden level and have easy access to the car park for those guests with heavy luggage. Ideal for couples or discerning business guests.

Standard Double

Each room has been tastefully decorated to complement the classical theme throughout the hotel. These rooms have a double bed. Some of these rooms are located on the top floor and have charming coombed ceilings, giving a cute and cosy feel. Please advise if you have difficulty with stairs as we have rooms on other levels of the hotel that may be more suitable. These rooms suit couples, single travellers or families.

Family Rooms

From the beautifully appointed Superior Green Tartan Family which is the largest guest room featuring a lovely 4-poster double bed, large bay window, high ceilings and an ornate fireplace to the smaller classic Family room.

Please note, in keeping with the distinctive period style of the building, the Kildonan Lodge Hotel does not have a lift. At the time of booking, if you have difficulty climbing stairs please let us know as a few of our rooms are located up two flights. There are also 4 basement rooms in the Kildonan Lodge Hotel.

Bar & Restaurant

tick TV

Only Scottish ingredients are used because the country offers some of the best quality products in the world. 

Sample Breakfast Menu

Guests are welcome to relax in front of the open fire in the elegant Victorian Lounge and sample a dram from a selection of fine Scottish whiskies in the traditional Scottish honesty bar.

Location & Directions

Directions to Kildonan Lodge Hotel in Edinburgh

For guests arriving by car, we suggest you leave your car in the free private car park during your stay. The Kildonan Lodge hotel is on the main bus route for the following bus numbers: Lothian Buses 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37 and 49 Night Service: N37 First Bus: 62, 77, 93(south) which frequently stop outside the hotel to/from the city centre. Edinburgh’s public transport system is excellent, very affordable and easy to use.

Edinburgh International Airport is about 30 minutes away and Waverley Train Station and St Andrews Bus Station are only a short taxi ride away.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please note that this hotel does not offer dinner. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Skiing
tick Cycling
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

From the moment you make you arrive at the Kildonan Lodge Hotel until your departure, you will find only the friendliest service and welcoming Scottish hospitality. All staff have expert knowledge of local Edinburgh sightseeing to assist in planning your road trip around Scotland.

Ideally located in the Newington area of Edinburgh, only 1.5 miles from The Royal Mile and Princes Street, Kildonan Lodge Hotel is the ideal retreat for travellers wishing to enjoy a bit of bargain shopping, indulge in fine-dining experiences or explore historic Edinburgh with the many different sightseeing options on offer.

What to see and do in Edinburgh

The Real Mary King's Close is our personal favourite and should not be missed. 

Edinburgh Castle 

Palace of Holyrood House

Scottish Parliament - Guided tours available (pre-booking recommended)

Royal Yacht Britannia - A must-see!

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

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