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11 Belford Place in Edinburgh has 2 Double/Twin rooms and 1 Double room and is owned by Lady Sue Kinross who has created tranquil surroundings and gardens which guests can enjoy at their leisure. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated with ample storage and modern en-suite bathrooms. Each room is equipped with a TV, free Wi-Fi internet access, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities, including a mini-fridge. Continental or fully cooked breakfast (which includes Stornoway black pudding, and oven baked croissants). Catering available for specific dietary needs if notified in advance. The location has excellent transport links with easy access to Haymarket station, the airport and Lothian bus routes. There is free on-site car parking and secure luggage storage available.
Adria House in Edinburgh city centre is a former townhouse designed around its handsome central staircase - and one ground floor bedroom has been retained for guests where stairs may present a barrier. There are rooms up 1 flight of stairs and for those of you a bit more "enthusiastic" there are rooms up 2 flights of stairs. Bedrooms have retained much of their traditional character, are comfortable, tastefully decorated and have either en-suite bathrooms or private bathroom facilities. Bathrobes and private key access to these bathrooms are provided. All the rooms have Freeview digital TV, hairdryers and tea/coffee making facilities.
Allison House Hotel, Edinburgh is a traditional 3-star, 23 en-suite bedroom budget hotel in Edinburgh in a central location. All bedrooms have been extensively modernised and have private shower/bathrooms as well as TV, telephone, trouser press and complimentary tea and coffee. And all guests enjoy that most valuable commodity in Edinburgh, free off street parking!
Averon offers bed and breakfast accommodation in central Edinburgh, 10 minutes walk from the castle and Princes Street. Built in 1770 the Averon Guest House is an example of a Georgian town house and retains much of the original character. Most rooms are en-suite and there is free parking in a car park to the rear of the guest house. There is a walled garden and orchard where guests can relax.
Ardgarth Guest House is a comfortable family run Guest House in Edinburgh's seaside suburb of Portobello. Facilities include beda nd breakfast, free parking, free wifi and free internet access in a tastefully adapted large Victorian family house with a variety of well-proportioned en-suite rooms to suit couples, friends, family groups of up to four, and the independent single traveller. There are two fully accessible rooms on the ground floor and the guest house has gained awards for excellence of accessibility. Scottish Tourist Board graded as a Four Star Guest House.
Bells Brae House is a historic building situated in Edinburgh on the Water of Leith in the peaceful leafy setting of the Dean Village, with its narrow cobbled streets steeped in history. Such tranquillity exists just 5 minutes walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh New Town. The building was originally a 16th Century miller's house built as early as 1597 and was restored in 1948 for the painter Alexander Zyw by the late Sir Basil Spence to incorporate the adjoining Victorian schoolhouse as an artist's studio. It is one of the oldest inhabited domestic buildings in Edinburgh and was recently enhanced by the current owner to offer bed and breakfast in a a combination of period charm and modern luxury. Accommodation consists of one luxurious double bedroom with a super kingsize bed and delightful views from the private balcony over the Water of Leith. Facilities include radio alarm and i-pod dock, Wi-fi, welcome tray with selection of teas, coffee and homemade shortbread, hairdryer, shoe shine and sewing kit and complimentart toiletries plus a residents lounge and garden plus continental or full cooked breakfast.
The Bonham Hotel is an award-winning establishment Edinburgh. It has picked up a string of prestigious awards since it opened in 1998, in a quiet area near the centre of the city. In addition to the link above to the Hotel's own site, there is an Illustrated Feature on The Bonham Hotel in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland.
The Bruntsfield Hotel is a 73 bedroom townhouse style hotel in Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh, with well appointed, individual bedrooms and an AA Rosetted and Taste of Scotland recommended restaurant. The hotel offers comfortable, spacious accommodation overlooking Bruntsfield Links, close to the city centre. Although independently owned and operated, it is a member of the global Best Western Hotels organisation.
Budget Backpackers and youth hostel is located near Edinburgh City Centre providing very low cost but modern accommodation in either dormitory style or double rooms. There are fully equipped self catering kitchens, TV room and free hot showers.
Castle View Apartment is a quality self catering apartment located right in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town, in the Grassmarket area. Just 5 minutes walk from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle, it is ideally suited to couples or families looking for self-catering accommodation in a central base to explore the city. It is available for both short term and holiday lets, sleeps 2 - 4 and commands spectacular views of the castle. So even if you haven't managed to get tickets for the Tattoo, you won't miss the fireworks!
Channings is hidden along a tree-lined crescent in Edinburgh's West End. In the Illustrated Feature on Channings Hotel in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland it is described as "a fabulous, sumptuously comfortable, elegant, exclusive and unique place to stay."
Chester Residence provides serviced apartments in the West End of Edinburgh, offering luxury, five star, boutique accommodation. There ar five elegant self contained apartments, each with fitted kitchen and and furnished with a mixture of antique and contemporary furniture.
Click N Rent has a portfolio of properties in prime locations in central Edinburgh with competitive prices. Founded by a graduate of the University of Edinburgh who has a number of small start-up companies.
Cluaran Guest House provides 4-star bed & breakfast accommodation in Edinburgh just off the south west corner of the famous Bruntsfield Links. Cluaran Guest House is a large terraced Victorian home dating from the 1860's. The property has been completely renovated and redecorated in bright, harmonious colours to compliment its very airy, spacious interior. Accommodation includes: a large double room - with King size bed can accommodate a family, and two further Double rooms with king beds available. One room is situated on the ground floor for those not wishing or unable to climb stairs. There is also one twin room, and as with the other large rooms it has an ensuite bathroom. The single has a comfortable antique Victorian bed and a private bathroom across the landing which contains a bath and shower. Guest facilities include full cooked ot continental breakfast sitting room, luggage storage, sitting room, Wifi.
Craigievar Bed and Breakfast in Edinburgh is a large bungalow, set back from the main Edinburgh Airport to city centre road, offering quiet guest rooms overlooking a private back garden, accessible by guests. It is accessible for wheelchairs. Carry cots and high chairs are available if required, as are games suitable for adults and children. Free parking.
Craigmore is located on the west side of Edinburgh only a short taxi ride from Edinburgh international airport and within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre. It is listed as a four-star bed and breakfast by the Scottish Tourist Board and offers two comfortable rooms with ensuite bathroom. Both bedrooms have soft toweling robes, showering accessories, tea and coffee making facilities, Wi-Fi, TV/radio, digital alarm clock radio and hairdryer. Full Scottish or Continental breakfast is served in the dining room which overlooks the garden. There is also a private lounge for guests to relax in after a hard day of sight seeing. Parking on site.
Dalmeny Apartment provides bed and breakfast close to Edinburgh airport, Ingliston and on the train line into Edinburgh (20mins) Dalmeny is a short walk to South Queensberry, which is on the route of the John Muir walk. There is a shared living-room, plus kitchen and bathroom. There is a lovely sun trap back garden, where the owners grow fruit and vegetables, plus a secluded patio area with a bbq which guests are welcome to use. The bathroom has an electric shower, there is central heating, a washing machine, and the kitchen has all necessary equipment and appliances. There are solar panels. (a good way to recognise the house from the street!) Guest Facilities include 1 x Double room, full cooked or continental breakfast, evening meals, sitting room, parking on site, guests get own house keys. Wifi and dogs welcome by arrangement.
Dunstane House Hotel is not far from Murrayfield Stadium in central Edinburgh. This four-star, family-owned hotel was originally built in 1852 to the design of the famous architect William Playfair. It has 16 bedrooms and features a wide range of facilities including a "Taste of Scotland" awarded Scottish seafood restaurant and a whisky bar, with one of the best selections of malt whisky in Scotland.
The edinburgh-apartment.com has serviced & self catering apartments in various locations in Edinburgh providing a choice of excellent accommodation ranging from budget to luxury serviced apartments. Apartments are available to book for short periods: 2 nights or more, or for longer periods of several months. Accommodation at The Edinburgh Apartment offers solutions to guests whether seeking accommodation for leisure, business or for relocation.
Edinburgh Pearl Apartments have a range of self-catering apartments which are all situated within walking distance from Princess Street. They are fully furnished in the most luxurious manner possible to make your stay as enjoyable and peaceful as possible. Scottish Tourist Board 4 stars.
Edinburgh Residence is a luxurious and charming property within three linked Georgian townhouses. This private house is exclusively for residents only offering a choice of Classic suites, Grand Suites and the larger 2 bedroom Townhouse apartments.
Edinburgh Ocean Serviced Apartments is in the Edinburgh Harbour development, close to Ocean Treminal on the Leith waterfront. There are 69 modern serviced apartments, each with two bedrooms with fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms, sleeping up to 6. Complimentary parking is available and Ocean Apartments also offers free internet access to all guests. Ideal for business, family, or a group stay (hen and stag groups are welcome).
Edinburgh Townhouse provides bed and breakfast in Edinburgh City Centre. It is situated on the 3rd floor off a Georgian Townhouse, set in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre. It was built back in the early 1800s. The Guesthouse offers a great location, from which to explore this great city. Just off the famous Princes street, you are met with the spectacular view of Edinburgh Castle from the front entrance. History is on every corner, surrounded by great restaurants, bars and theaters you are never far away from entertainment. There is no elevator, so it is not suitable for people who have trouble climbing stairs. Guest facilities include 1 x double, 2 x triple, 1 x single and 2 x twin rooms, housekeeper, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, Wifi. No pets allowed.
Euro-Hostels Scotland provides centrally located, budget hotel-style accommodation with en-suite facilities in the centre of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Twin, family or dormitory style rooms are available.
Fountain Court Serviced Apartments offer visitors to Edinburgh a range of one, two and three bedroom serviced apartments, as well as duplexes, all located right in the heart of the city, in the West End, only a few minutes walk from the major tourist attractions and business areas. Fountain Court serviced apartments can be booked by the night, the week or the month for up to 6 people at competitive prices.
Garfield Guest House in Edinburgh has en-suite accomodation at competitive rates with friendly, helpful service, free street parking, free Internet access, easy access to to Edinburgh city centre. 3 star rated by the Scottish Tourist Board and AA.
Geraldsplace, Edinburgh> is situated in Abercromby Place, known as one of the finest streets in Edinburgh New Town. Convenient at the very centre of the city, 6 minutes walk (or by taxi-cab) from Waverley train station at Princes Street.
Grassmarket Studio Flat is located in the centre of Edinburgh Old Town and has stunning views of Edinburgh castle. The self catering apartment has been recently refurbished and accommodation consists of a lounge/bedroom, with a separate highly equipped kitchen and bathroom.
The Howard Hotel in Edinburgh is full of luxury on an exquisite, small scale, oozing with quality, tradition and just the right emphasis on formality. In addition to the link above to the Hotel's own site, there is an Illustrated Feature on The Howard Hotel in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland.
45/6 James Square, Caledonian Crescent, Edinburgh is an attractive one-bedroom apartment set in a luxury development conveniently located to the west of Edinburgh city centre, with private parking and easy access to bus and rail networks. A the double sofa-bed in the sitting room makes the accommodation suitable for up to four people. Leisure facilities within the development include a private swimming pool and sauna, garden area with barbeque for summer use, and rooftop terrace with spectacular views of Edinburgh.
Inverleith Hotel is a 3-star Scottish Tourist Board metro hotel with traditional stylish bed and breakfast accommodation. It is a short 15 minute walk to Princes Street which lies below Edinburgh Castle. There is a licensed residents' bar specialising in malt whisky and light snacks and afternoon teas are available in the dining room. ree weekend parking and all day midweek parking pay and display at only £3 per day. Great selection of local restaurants, bistro’s cafe’s and bars. Guest facilities include 2 x single, 2 x double, 1 x Family and 1 x twin rooms - all ensuite, full cooked or continental breakfast, evening meals, lunch, bar, sitting room, housekeeper, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, Wifi, King Size Room.
Kildonan Lodge Hotel, Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, provides a warm welcome, sherry and shortbread on arrival. This family run business is a friendly country-style hotel, easily accessible for both Edinburgh City centre and its surrounding areas and attractions. Dating back to 1874 the hotel has been restored to retain its Victorian grandeur with stained glass windows to ornate fireplaces and classical corniced high ceilings. There is a range of cosy and comfortable rooms to suit all budgets. All rooms are equipped with flat screen TV, DVD, ipod Docking station, Wifi and other extras to ensure a comfortable stay. The Victorian Dining rooms is also open for dinner Tuesday – Saturday and a splendid lounge and bar is a great space to relax and enjoy a dram from a fine selection of Scottish Whiskies and local beers. The hotel lies on a main bus route into town and buses stop frequently outside the hotel to and from the city centre. Guest Facilities 3 x Double and 2 x Double/Twin rooms, Full Cooked or Continental Breakfast, evening meals, bar, sitting room, private secluded garden, parking on site, housekeeper, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, King Size Room, conservatory, afternoon tea and cake.
London Street is just 10 minutes walk from Edinburgh city centre in the heart of the New Town. #7 is an apartment on the second floor that dates from 1810 which is a one Super King double room B&B, so you can relax in a light and quiet room (overlooking the garden) with en suite bathroom with shower and luxurious bath. The sitting room is yours to enjoy with comfortable sofas, books, TV/DVD, Wi-Fi & DAB radio plus hairdryer, bathrobes, tea tray - and you can even put your feet up on the coffee table, that's what its for! Residents Lounge and whatever you choose for breakfast is cooked to order in the dining kitchen. Key to private gardens and parking on site. Guest reviews can be seen on TripAdvisor at TripAdvisor.
Malmaison Edinburgh is one of a chain formed in 1994, named after the Château de Malmaison on the outskirts of Paris. Their premise is "Hotels that dare to be different" and so each location is individually designed with sumptuous accommodation and daring touches.
Netherby House bed & breakfast is conveniently situated within the select Edinburgh district of Corstorphine, 2 miles from Edinburgh International Airport and just 10 minutes from Edinburgh City Centre on a direct bus route to all major city attractions, with free secure private parking.
The Northumberland Hotel is a 16 bedroom establishment situated just 2 miles from Edinburgh city centre. Ideally located for business travellers (with free wireless broadband, and photocopy and fax facilities), golf breaks, families and sightseeing. There is also has a free, secure, guest car park.
Parliament House Hotel is a tranquil oasis offering traditional service in the very heart of Edinburgh. All of the 53 guest rooms have been furnished in keeping with the character of the building and offer a high standard of accommodation with private bathroom, colour television, direct dial telephone, trouser press, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and room service. The hotel also has a Bistro serving tasty dishes and a Lounge Bar area.
Prestonfield House is a beautiful 17th century historic house, only five minutes by taxi from Princes Street in Edinburgh`s city centre. Prestonfield is internationally recognised as one of Scotland's best privately owned hotels. The web site has an impressive virual tour.
Radisson Blu Hotel is located in the heart of the Old Town of Edinburgh on its historic Royal Mile - or High Street - which stretches from the Castle down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The hotel offers first class conference and business meeting rooms, swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. As the hotel had been purpose built in 1990, facilities also include a car park, which can be an added bonus in the city centre. The Radisson Blu is a compact six-storey building with over 200 bedrooms all with free broadband access, direct dial telephones, satellite TV, pay movies, hospitality tray, mini bar and laptop safe. Heating and air conditioning can be self-controlled at the touch of a button. This new look hotel has a funky bar and restaurant, Itchycoo, located just off the lobby and open to guests and non-residents. It's a catchy name is from the Small Faces hit, Itchycoo Park.
In addition to the link above to the Hotel's own site, there is an Illustrated Feature on Radisson Blu Hotel in the "Great Places to Stay" section of Rampant Scotland.
Ravensdown Guest House in Goldenacre Edinburgh, provides excellent value high quality bed and breakfast accommodation. A spacious Edwardian house built in the early 1900's, Ravensdown has spectacular views of the city skyline, Edinburgh castle and Arthur's Seat. Seven well-appointed spacious guest bedrooms, all of which are en suite, situated on the first and second floors. There are double, twin, triple and family rooms. Single occupancy is seasonally available. Wireless Internet Access throughout. Central heating with individual temperature controls in each room. Large comfortable (but firm) beds, mostly 2 metres long. LCD TV's and tea/coffee making hospitality tray. Walking distance to the Royal Botanic Garden, Warriston, Fettes College and Western General Hospital. Convenient location for airport (20 minutes), train stations and major road routes into Edinburgh. On a main bus routes into Princes Street and Leith, 10 minute bus ride into the city, 5 minutes to Leith. Ample free car parking available, locked rear garden parking for motorcycles and bicycles. Guest facilities include 1 x Family, 1 x Twin, 3 x Double, 1 x Triple and 1 x Double/Twin rooms, full cooked breakfast, garden, parking on site, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, Wifi, king size room. No Pets allowed.
Residence Inn by Marriott is located in the heart of Edinburgh in the new Quartermile development. It offers short and long stay accommodation with all the conveniences you need. Spacious, serviced studio, superior studio and one bedroom suites with separate living, working, kitchen and sleeping areas. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and complimentary wi-fi internet access. Underground parking and gym. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right.
The Royal Scots Club is a private members' club but is open to both members and non-members alike in the heart of Edinburgh. Located in one of the capital's finest Georgian streets, the Royal Scots Club offers the charm of a country house hotel with a cosy club atmosphere. More personal than a hotel, it offers luxury hotel accommodation, corporate event venues, wedding reception venues, special events facilities and excellent dining. There are 25 individually designed, en-suite bedrooms, traditionally furnished with all the facilities you would expect from a high class hotel.
Sandilands House Bed and Breakfast in Edinburgh City Centre, a distinctive and charming bungalow of great character built in 1930 to high specifications. Enjoy an excellent Scottish Service and accommodation ina quality guesthouse. It can offer bed and breakfast with comfort and excellent facilities. Its central location with private parking is an ideal base for visitors to explore the city of Edinburgh and also for the business guests attending conferences around the city. Italian, Spanish and Portuguese spoken. All guest rooms are en-suite. Guest facilities include 1 x Twin, 3 x Double and 1 x Triple rooms, full cooked or continental breakfast, parking on site, luggage storage, guests get own house keys, Wifi.
Scottish Apartment.com is an innovative travel company providing a choice of luxury, standard and budget graded serviced flats around Edinburgh, from historic Old Town properties near the Castle to contemporary 5 star Penthouses at Newhaven Harbour with sea views over the Firth of Forth. The Apartments cater for couples, groups of friends, families and corporate travellers for short and long term visits, with studios and spacious apartments to accommodate one to six guests. Every apartment is individually designed and furnished. See also the illustrated review in Great Places to Stay on the Rampant Scotland site.
Southside Guest House is in part of a Victorian Terrace situated only a few minutes from the Meadows and Holyrood Park in Newington Road in the centre of the University of Edinburgh Campus. There are eight elegant en-suite bedrooms - including Four Poster Rooms - and the guest house is rated 4 Stars by the Scottish Tourist Board, the AA and the RAC.
Thistle Dhu bed and breakfast is in a 3 star detached family bungalow conveniently located on the main Glasgow Road (A8), 2 miles from Edinburgh Airport and 4 miles from Edinburgh city centre (passing Edinburgh Zoo and Murrayfield stadium on the way) with excellent bus service to the city centre and the airport. Thistle Dhu has it's own free private and off-street parking and a lovely spacious garden to the rear; there is also a large conservatory where you can relax after breakfast and plan your day or journey. Traditional Scottish breakfast as well as continental and vegetarian provided in a relaxed setting. Short distance to a good variety of restaurants and the major Gyle shopping centre with over 50 shops and a food court.
Tudorbank Lodge> in Edinburgh provides Bed and Breakfast accommodation in a listed building of architectural interest where many of the original features have been retained.
VIP Apartments has a number of high standard serviced apartments in central Edinburgh providing short and long term accommodation for individual, corporate or family use. The company has many years of experience in the hospitality industry and so are well qualified to provide for your accommodation needs.
Westend Hostel provides low priced accommodation in Edinburgh City Centre in a convienient location directly opposite Haymarket Rail Station and within walking distance from Princes Street. It caters for up to 90 residents, mainly in dormitories for either 16 or 6 people; however, for those who prefer a little more privacy there are two double rooms and one triple room available at a slightly higher rate.
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