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You’ll Want to Stay at These Historic Hotels in Edinburgh

Who wants to wake up in prison while retaining the ability to check out then head off sightseeing in Scotland’s capital? Well you can in Auld Reekie! This guide reveals the most striking historic hotels in Edinburgh which have housed politicians, celebs, and sex workers. Each of the following hotels have a story to share, […]

Edinburgh Fringe Accommodation: Hotels, Hostels & Apartments

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Rain On The Mile St Giles Cathedral_

So you’ve made the right decision by choosing to visit Scotland’s capital for its biggest festival of the year but how do you choose the Edinburgh Fringe accommodation? This guide will explain the best places to stay in Edinburgh for the Festival Fringe depending on your budget. Naturally, if you want to be within walking […]

15 Purfect Dog-Friendly Edinburgh Activities

Green grass and trees at The Meadows in Edinburgh with husky German shepherd dog

Searching for dog-friendly Edinburgh activities? Whether you are a local looking for fresh dog walking routes, a new pup parent wondering what pubs allow pets so you can have a well deserved pint or a visitor planning a trip to Scotland’s capital with your best fur pal, this handy guide has pugging good solutions.  That […]

The Balmoral, Edinburgh – An Honest Review

The Balmoral Clock Tower and Hotel against blue sky

The Balmoral Hotel is one of Edinburgh’s most established lodgings dating back to 1902. This historic building stands proudly at number one Princes Street and its clock tower is instantly recognisable in the city’s skyline, but what is it really like to sleep in “Scotland’s finest hotel”?  This guide shares our personal experience staying in […]

Where to Stay in South Queensferry: Hotels, B&Bs & Apartments

Hawes Inn South Queensferry hotel Forth Bridge view

Wondering where to stay in South Queensferry? This guide details accommodation ranging from small, family-run B&Bs to South Queensferry hotels with restaurants and views of the striking Forth Bridges. South Queensferry is a busy harbour town on the outskirts of Edinburgh offering cruises on the River Forth, brunch spots in cute cafes and viewpoints for […]

Best Rooftop Bars in Edinburgh: Drinks, Dates & Castle Views

Cocktail from Edinburgh rooftop bar, small plates and beer in front of Edinburgh Castle

Rooftop bars in Edinburgh are a relatively new development which the Everything Edinburgh writing team cannot get enough of!  Whether you are browsing for romantic date ideas, for cocktails with pals, special occasion drinks or city views, this guide recommends the best bars in Edinburgh with rooftops and includes details on what they offer. Looking […]