Centrally located city hotel close to the famous Princes Street
Situated in the heart of the city centre, just a few hundred yards from Princes Street and the Royal Mile, the Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh is an ideal location for visitors that wish to make the most of the Scottish citys liveliness.
Located within a short distance of Edinburgh railway station, and with easy access to Edinburgh International Airport and all major road routes, this 4-star establishment is conveniently positioned for those arriving into the city from the UK or abroad.
The hotels 44 guestrooms have all recently undergone refurbishment and have been decorated and finished in fine style. Bedrooms include refrigerator, flat-screen television, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone, trouser press and ironing equipment. Wireless internet connectivity is featured throughout the property.
A 24 hour reception desk offers wake-up calls, laundry services and a free luggage storage room. Whilst the converted Georgian townhouse hotel does not have a restaurant, breakfast is served in the affiliated Caf Rouge opposite, which also offers a 25% discount for guests that elect to dine at lunchtime or evening also. Alternatively, Edinburgh has a wide variety of restaurants and cafs to dine at.
Visitors to the Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh will find that the citys major attractions and landmarks all lay within close proximity of the property.
The Royal Mile, an assortment of streets that lead up to the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, is just a few minutes walk away. Here tourists congregate to view, not to mention take pictures of, the varied architecture and small shops, bistros, and the likes.
The castle itself is the citys most popular attraction. Guided tours visit the buildings nooks and crannies, whilst events such as the Royal Tattoo see the landmark in its true glory. One of the favoured tours of the castle, and the city itself, is the ghost tour. Thought to be one of the most haunted cities in Europe, Edinburgh has a rich and bloody supernatural past that is bound to appeal to many visitors.
During the month of August the city is taken over by comedians and performers. The Edinburgh Festival and the Festival Fringe is one of the most famous events of its type, drawing in spectators from across the world. Famous and break-through comics make the most of huge audiences, ensuring that many faces in the city centre are plastered with a smile.
Visitors to the city often enjoy visiting the many historic buildings and gardens and parks. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, Edinburgh features many historic streets and buildings that display architectural designs that span centuries. Many of the gardens located within the city centre make for ideal locations to take a break. Holyrood is perhaps the most popular thanks to its royal connections and Arthurs Seat, a high hill that offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Scottish capital.
Whilst the city is lively and there is plenty to keep visitors occupied, the Frederick House Hotel Edinburgh offers a quiet retreat just far enough off the main thoroughfare to ensure a calm and restful night.