There’s no doubt that Edinburgh is a vibrant city, steeped in history with plenty to do and see. Whether you’re just passing through or have plans in the area, Britannia Hotel Edinburgh would make the perfect choice for a city break. If shopping’s on your agenda then there aren’t many cities in the world where you can shop and have uninterrupted views of an ancient castle, but Princes Street does just that! Only a 15-minute walk from the hotel, shops line just one side of the street providing breath-taking views of Edinburgh Castle, 1.6 miles from the hotel, and the Old Town. Here you’ll find shops such as Debenhams, New Look, House of Fraser, Zara and Primark. You’ll also find many bars and restaurants dotted about the city if you fancy a quick bite to eat in between your shopping spree!
Edinburgh has the best of both worlds with being so close to the seaside. Portobello beach, 5.3 miles away, offers a lovely escape from the city. Along the promenade you’ll find charming cafés and traditional fairground amusements, which will certainly keep the children entertained even in the colder months! Edinburgh Zoo is only 2.4 miles away and home to over 1,000 animals, including the UK’s only giant pandas. The National Museum of Scotland is around 11 minutes away and is considered as Edinburgh’s largest and busiest museum. It displays a range of exhibits from around the world, showcasing Scottish History, World Cultures and Natural World. Perhaps you’re off to a show, well you’ll be delighted to know Edinburgh Playhouse and the Festival Theatre are within 1.8 miles from the hotel. The perfect excuse to fully enjoy your night out! Edinburgh has an outstanding selection of golf courses and what better way to spend time with friends than playing a round of golf. Duddingston Golf Club has magnificent views of Holyrood Park and is only 4.5 miles away. But there’s plenty of others to choose from, your only problem will be deciding which one!
Britannia Hotel Edinburgh has many facilities for you to enjoy during your stay. The restaurant serves a full English breakfast each morning as well as lighter options. Dinner is also available each evening, with various dishes to choose from. The hotel has an on-site bar with plenty of beverages and snacks too, in case you’re feeling a little peckish! The hotel offers 223 well-appointed en-suite bedrooms that have tea and coffee making facilities, TV and hairdryer. Wi-Fi is free in public areas and there’s a 24-hour reception. Parking is available in the hotels on-site car park, charges do apply.