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Sonas Guest House
Ranked #32 of 394 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 29 November 2012

It was a pleasure staying at Sonas.. The guesthouse was great, very clean, in a quite road, the room was spacious enough, cozy and warm (!) during the whole day.. but most of all I was very very grateful to find out that Irene, the owner, was such a great hostess! She was so kind, helpful, flexible... she had even predicted that we would need some GBP for the first expences so once we arrived she had prepared an envelop with the exact exchange in GBP from 100 Euros and asked us if we would need it! I had also informed her that we wouldn't be up early for breakfast so she had left some fruits and other snack in our room for the morning.. ! I travel a lot and this flexibility and hospitality is something that I rarely come accross.. Great experience staying there.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

This was our second visit to Sonas and we would certainly book again for a future visit. Nice well-equipped room (at the top of the house with a great view), delicious breakfasts served in the pleasant dining room and plenty of buses available just at the end of the road for the short journey into central Edinburgh. The landlady is very friendly and helpful, even providing change for the buses (for which exact fare is required).

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  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2012

Stayed here recently for one night. Room on top floor, hubby tall so he had to keep ducking + not hitting his head. Bed was small and not much use for a 6 foot 3 tall guy!! Room was clean and at night very quiet. No noise.

Breakfast as plentiful and cooked from fresh. Managed to get into the free wifi no problem by following the instructions on the notice beside the door in your room.

Free parking was round the back, but entry is quite narrow, so take care. Bus stop close by with many buses to the centre of Edinburgh.

Not sure I would stay there again, but that's just my opinion. It is nice, but not for me.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Reviewed 16 October 2012

The greatest thing about Sonas is Christina, her warm, kind welcome and her genuine and earnest attention to your every comfort. 'Sonas' means happiness in Gaelic, and we definitely had a happy stay in this elegant house. The room was comfortable (though not huge). Breakfast is generous .... moreover, you won't be asked to do that difficult stomach forecast trick of ordering the night before - just decide what you feel like eating when you come downstairs in the morning and it will be cooked to order for you there and then. There is private parking behind the house. We like walking and enjoyed the 20-30 minute stroll to the old town, or else there are frequent buses if required. We paid £73 for a double room which we thought was good value.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

We stayed for 5 nights. This is a wonderful place, it was our 4th stay at Sonas and I´m sure we`ll back again, the rooms are very clean and the Breakfast was excellent. It's in a great location, on a main bus route taking you right into Edinburgh centre. The B&B owner was extremely nice and friendly and very helpful giving directions. The service was great. Many thanks from Germany for a very warm welcome!!!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

We stayed here for there nights and were very well taken care of. The breakfast was good, and we were even offered an earlier breakfast on the day of our departure, so we wouldnt miss it. Kind and attentive staff and very comfortable room, a bitt small, but with a bathing tube, which was much appreciated after a long, cold day in Edinburgh.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

Sonas Guest House was a warm, clean, quiet, comfortable place to stay. Irene and Christine were very helpful and made us feel like we were home. They arranged a day tour for us and because we left early in the morning they packed us a breakfast. We really enjoyed the Scottish breakfasts. The service was great. I hope to return to Edinburgh and stay at Sonas again.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Maria S
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Additional Information about Sonas Guest House

Address: 3 East Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1SD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 394 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range: £62 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sonas Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated on the south side of the city we are ideally located for visiting Edinburgh's main attractions. All rooms are en-suite,recently refurbished and offer comfortable beds, TV with radio channels; tea & coffee facilities and hairdryer. We provide a freshly cooked breakfast and offer private off street parking and free WiFi. ... more   less 
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