Straven Guesthouse is located in our historic Victorian home in Edinburgh, situated only 50 yards from a beautiful sandy beach in the leafy suburb of Joppa, Portobello. You will find personal service is always guaranteed from us.
It is so peaceful it is difficult to believe you are only a 20 minute bus journey to the centre of Scotland’s capital. Explore the rich heritage of Edinburgh by day – relax in the evening with a quiet stroll along the beachfront promenade. Enjoy a comfortable and peaceful night’s rest and wake up to a hearty breakfast in this small B&B.
We are proud to have attained high standards for Quality and service at Straven Guest House Edinburgh with Visit Scotland, achieving 4* status in the Guest Houses Edinburgh category.
Our interest in environmental matters has led us to join The Green Tourism Business Scheme and we have been awarded the gold standard. We are committed to environmental management of our resources through re-cycling, energy and water conservation, restriction of waste and noxious matters, screening of all our suppliers and trades to the Bed and Breakfast. Eco Policy.
For Eco friendly, LGBT friendly and All Culture friendly Bed and Breakfast in Edinburgh.
For those with electric cars there are 7 charge points within 2km of Straven so you need not fear losing power. See these on a map here. You can choose electric car hire at many of the companies now check out the links page.
For cyclists and bikers we can provide storage under our canopy for bicycles and motorbikes, but please advise us of the number of bikes at the time of booking so we can reserve the area as we have limited space!!