Friendly hotel within easy reach of all of the citys favoured attractions
Located approximately 10 minutes from Princes Street at the heart of the city, the Edinburgh House Hotel provides guests with accommodation that is close enough to enjoy the sights and sounds, but removed enough to ensure a peaceful stay.
Found on Pilrig Street, this 3-star property is made up of 24 guestrooms which are traditionally decorated and feature en-suite bathroom facilities. Each of these rooms is equipped with a variety of modern facilities, including television, telephone, internet access, and tea and coffee making facilities.
A continental breakfast is served daily for those that desire it. Guests with children may be pleased to know that there is a large park area opposite the hotel that includes football pitches and a childrens playground. Although youre in the city centre, you can still snatch a breath of fresh air.
The hotel is well connected to the city centre via public transport. Bus services pick-up and put-down passengers from just outside the hotel. Those that enjoy a walk can easily make it to the city hotspots without breaking too much of a sweat.
Located close to the Edinburgh House Hotel are the citys Botanical Gardens. These make for an ideal attraction for many tourists, offering not only lush green spaces to spend time in but also an insight into plant life itself. Those fond of the Royal Family and its lengthy heritage may be interested to know that the Queen Mothers Memorial Garden is located within the grounds.
In the busier central part of the city, visitors can enjoy a host of historic buildings as well as a wide range of smaller, interesting sites. Many tourists that visit the city flock to Edinburgh Castle, an ancient monument of a bygone age that towers above the city and dominates the skyline. Whilst its been a while since the Scottish were fending off the English, today the castle can be toured lending an intriguing insight into those days of yore.
Leading up to the castle is the Royal Mile. The streets that make up this district are littered with souvenir shops, restaurants, pubs, and aged buildings, many of which have been designated listed buildings for their historical importance. During August the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe Festival takes over this part of the city. Thousands of visitors flock to see a wide range of comedians and other performers.
Perhaps the best way to see all the city has to offer is by taking a guided tour, or an open-top bus tour. Both are led by well-informed guides with a number of hidden gems up their sleeves.
The city also houses a number of sporting attractions for those that tire of the historical element. As well as being home to the Scottish national rugby union team, who play at Murrayfield Stadium to the west of the city, a pair of Scottish Premier League football teams calls Edinburgh their home. Hibernian and Herts are amongst the countrys best teams outside of Glasgow.
Furthermore, Edinburgh House Hotel is also situated within a comfortable distance of a large number of golf courses. For those that fancy an 18 hole session, this is the place to head to.