How long is it from the airport?
It takes about 35 minutes by taxi and costs normally about £20.00. There is a surcharge
from 6.00 p.m. till 6.00 a.m. on weekdays and all week-ends. There is also an express airport
bus ( number 100 ) which costs £3.50 (adult) £2.50 (juvenile). It takes about 35 minutes from the airport to the centre of Edinburgh then one can take a taxi or public transport – a number 22 or 16 bus to Leith
from nearby. You will need ready and exact money for the bus.£1.29 (Adult ) £0.75 (juvenile ).
What is the distance from the centre of the city ?
It is only 2 miles and takes about 25 / 30 minutes to walk or there is a very good public bus
service about every 20 minutes.
Need a chauffeur?
For a chauffeur driven transfer to and from the Wallace Art house please contact Butler’s Chauffeur drive LTD based at Edinburgh airport www.edinburghchauffeur.co.uk
Are there hairdryers and irons ?
Yes there is a hairdryer and a small iron in each room.
Are you wifi?
Yes the whole of the arthouse is wifi. Just ask for the password.
Are pets allowed?
Not really as i must respect other guests who may not care for pets – or may be allergic to them.
Personally I like dogs.If your dog is well trained then ask if there is room Perhaps I will not have other guests when you propose to visit. Your little ‘diddums’ certainly cannot sleep in or on the bed
Is parking available?
Yes there generally is street parking fairly easily found around my area and the good thing is, it is free.
In the centre of Edinburgh this is not the case. You have to pay there and it can be difficult to find a place.
Time of check out?
I ask my guests to check out by midday but if they need to leave their luggage for later pick up, that will be
I can cope with most fair requests if given advance notice. I do not usually cook anything
but a reasonable and simple request can be made for whatever.
Are there taxis available?
Yes there are several good taxi companies who come relatively quickly when telephoned.
What’s for breakfast?
I serve cereals, fruit juices, fresh fruit, a variety of breads and scones. There is often
yoghurt as well as milk. I also serve freshly brewed coffee and teas.