Category Archives: Accommodation

Hotels in Edinburgh for every budget. Hostels for backpackers and affordable travel to Edinburgh. Plus the best places to stay in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Fringe Accommodation: Hotels, Hostels & Apartments

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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 […]

The Balmoral, Edinburgh – An Honest Review

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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 […]

14 Edinburgh Hotels with Parking (Free & Discounted)

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Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic capital city, is home to many cultural landmarks and tourist spots which attract millions of visitors each year. There are many hotels both centrally located and a short distance from the city, but if you’re looking for places to stay in Edinburgh where parking facilities are available, this isn’t always easy.  This […]

12 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Edinburgh – Budget to Luxury

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Planning a trip to Edinburgh but not sure if your pet will be allowed to stay with you? There are plenty of dog-friendly hotels in Edinburgh that are both central, and near parks and hills so your pet will have the chance to explore new terrains. This guide will highlight places to stay in Edinburgh […]

8 Edinburgh Hotels with Pools for Indoor Swimming

Edinburgh Hotels with Pools

Planning a trip to Scotland’s capital and looking for Edinburgh hotels with pools? This guide takes a look at accommodation with indoor swimming pool facilities in the Old and New Town, West End and outskirts of the city centre so all you need to do is remember your swimsuit! We’ve included hotels to meet a […]

9 Edinburgh Old Town Hotels For All Budgets

Edinburgh Castle House Tops Edinburgh Old Town Views From National Museum

Old Town is a popular tourist area of Edinburgh due to its historic culture. At the top is the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, which protrudes an extinct volcano. Many of the Old Town attractions can be found on The Royal Mile, home to narrow alleyways and traditional buildings with pubs, restaurants, souvenir shops and museums. There […]