Hotel Sakura (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Hotel Sakura (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

About Sakura

Sakura is a family-run guest house situated close to the city centre of Edinburgh. The unique property offers several different types of accommodation types including single, double, twin and family rooms. All feature amenities such as TVs and tea and coffee making facilities; most of the units are also en suite. Wi-Fi is available. Parking is free outside the hotel on weekends. Additionally, laundry services are also available. For dining options, guests will enjoy waking up to a traditional Scottish breakfast or a vegetarian breakfast at the nearby Newington Cafe, which is less than a minute's walk away from the property. Sakura is near points of interest such as Georgian House, Edinburgh Castle, the Hibernian Football Club, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Zoo and a number of museums, including the Museum of Scotland.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


18 West Preston Street, EH8 9PU, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 531  reviews from:
  • Location
    Very good  8.4 / 10
  • Rooms
    Good  7.9 / 10
  • Service
    Okay  6.5 / 10

Positive Reviews


Situated in a good location.

If being close to all the action is important to you, you will be happy to note that several guests said the location was great, with a lot of eateries and pubs conveniently located within walking distance from the property.


Great choice for those on a budget.

If you are travelling on a budget and don't want to put a huge dent in your wallet, this may be a good option. Several people said they found the cost of a night's stay to be a good deal for the area.


Friendly staff members.

It was also mentioned that staff members were friendly and welcoming to guests during the course of their stays.

Negative Reviews


Issues with technology.

If having access to the Internet or your favourite TV programme is important to you, you may want to note that there were several complaints related to Wi-Fi services not working properly. People also said that in some of the rooms, the TVs were buffering in and out and not showing steady broadcasting.


Some updates and TLC could be in order.

There were complaints about the property being a bit tired and in need of renovation. Issues cited included creaking doors, basic amenities and fixtures and too-hard beds.


Cleaning may not be up to speed.

People also had negative things to say about the standard of cleaning at the facility. Some of the issues revolved around dirty carpeting and lack of staff coming in for regular cleaning, especially in the bathrooms.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Entrance Hall/lobby
  2. Car park
  3. Laundry service
  4. WiFi in public areas
  1. Wheelchair accessible
Room facilities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Electric kettle
  4. WiFi
Suitable for
  1. Gay-friendly

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 12:00


18 West Preston Street , EH8 9PU , Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)6681204 | Fax: +44(131)6670893

Cleanliness policies

  • Room service

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