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Edinburgh: Stopover, City Break

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 558

This short Edinburgh trip offers a taste of all that makes the Scottish capital such a delight. Explore the old streets, visit splendid Edinburgh castle, then explore at leisure with a 24-hour sightseeing bus pass, and let Edinburgh’s charm speak for itself.


European Stopover & City Map

AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing Edinburgh where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!

This 4-day Edinburgh city break offers a highly flexible introduction to Scotland’s capital.

Edinburgh’s main attraction is glorious Edinburgh Castle. Steeped in history, you can’t miss this icon of Scotland as it looks out over the city. A walking tour acquaints you with an extensive and fascinating history. It also goes beyond the castle walls to unearth the city’s real stories, ones told in the homes, courtyards and narrow streets of the old city. With this inspiration, embark on two days of sightseeing at your own pace, seeing the sights of Edinburgh that interest you. A Hop-on, Hop-off bus tour is a great way to get around. Your ticket is valid for 24-hours, and you may choose from many popular local sights and attractions along the route.

 


STAY LONGER IN EDINBURGH. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you!

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Accommodation in Edinburgh

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    Stay Central Hotel



    Located in the heart of Cowgate in Edinburgh, Stay Central Hotel offers easy access to several entertainment venues in the lively city. They offer 37 refurbished rooms fit for two to six guests, providing guests a good night's sleep after a long day of exploring ...

    Located in the heart of Cowgate in Edinburgh, Stay Central Hotel offers easy access to several entertainment venues in the lively city. They offer 37 refurbished rooms fit for two to six guests, providing guests a good night's sleep after a long day of exploring the city. Stay Central Hotel guest rooms provide just the right amount of amenities so guests can lay down their heads for a few hours before hitting the pavement again the next morning. A central location near the Royal Mile means all of the best sights of Edinburgh are nearby.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Non-Smoking Property
    • Wakeup Calls Available

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    Caledonian a Waldorf Astoria



    'The Caley', as it is affectionately known among Edinburgh locals, has embodied the very best in Scottish hospitality for over a hundred years. Situated at the west end of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway hotel nestles in the shadow of the historic Edinburgh Castle, ...

    'The Caley', as it is affectionately known among Edinburgh locals, has embodied the very best in Scottish hospitality for over a hundred years. Situated at the west end of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway hotel nestles in the shadow of the historic Edinburgh Castle, just two minutes' walk from the designer stores and fashionable bars of George Street. With two exquisite restaurants - The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe - luxurious bedrooms and the largest bathrooms of any hotel in Edinburgh, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh is also a fully licensed venue for Edinburgh weddings and civil partnerships, providing a magical setting for your special day.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Business Centre
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Parking
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa

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    Nira Caledonia



    Nira Caledonia, the boutique hotel in Edinburgh Scotland, blends Bohemian chic with contemporary comfort. Amid the plush pelmets, rich textures and original cornices you will find flat-screen televisions, Nespresso coffee machines and iPod docking stations. You'll find warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style. ...

    Nira Caledonia, the boutique hotel in Edinburgh Scotland, blends Bohemian chic with contemporary comfort. Amid the plush pelmets, rich textures and original cornices you will find flat-screen televisions, Nespresso coffee machines and iPod docking stations. You'll find warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style. The cuisine at the Blackwood's Bar and Grill is natural, fresh and often organic, with ingredients farmed, caught, raised or bred in Scotland. With a friendly touch - and a touch of theatre - the hotel welcomes independent-minded travellers who prefer to go their own way.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Bar(s)
    • Internet Access - Wireless
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Non-Smoking Property
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Parking Facilities (at cost)
    • Restaurant

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    Hilton Edinburgh Carlton



    Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings of the Royal Mile, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is an iconic element of the city. The building dates back to 1900s and is part of the impressive North Bridge which links Edinburgh's Old and New town together, giving you easy ...

    Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings of the Royal Mile, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is an iconic element of the city. The building dates back to 1900s and is part of the impressive North Bridge which links Edinburgh's Old and New town together, giving you easy access to countless shopping, dining and entertainment. Once one of Edinburgh's top department stores, the building was fully refurbished in 2016 to bring the décor back to its stylish best.

    Facilities

    • Baggage storage
    • Bar
    • Concierge
    • Electric Service
    • Elevator
    • Fax
    • Fitness Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Lounge
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Printing Services
    • Room Service
    • Secretarial Services
    • Valet Service

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    Ten Hill Place, Bw Premier Collection



    Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection was opened in November 2006. The hotel is one of Edinburgh's premier City Centre hotels. From airy public places to each of our 77 smart bedrooms, the mood of Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection is one of quiet ...

    Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection was opened in November 2006. The hotel is one of Edinburgh's premier City Centre hotels. From airy public places to each of our 77 smart bedrooms, the mood of Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection is one of quiet sophistication, and one we believe sets us apart from other Edinburgh hotels. We have four fully equipped accessible rooms with an elevator from street level to all floors. This innovative Edinburgh hotel is within easy walking distance of Princes Street, the historic Old Town and the City Centres main tourist, shopping and business districts; yet peacefully situated away from the main thoroughfares. The best of Edinburgh opens up before you right outside our front door. The Festival Theatre is across the road, the National Museums are around the corner and the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Holyrood Palace are just a stones throw away. Whether on business or a short city break in Edinburgh, make Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection your first choice.

    Facilities

    • 24 hour Front desk
    • Baggage storage
    • Cocktail Lounge
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Computer Station
    • Conference Room
    • Elevator
    • Fax
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Shoeshine
    • Smoke Free Hotel
    • Video Conferencing Available
    • Wedding Services and Coordinators

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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel



    Scotland's oldest inhabited Castle - Dalhousie Castle is located in Midlothian Scotland, near the town of Bonnyrigg, just 8 miles from Edinburgh's city centre. The caste was the seat of the Earls of Dalhousie, the chieftains of Clan Ramsay. The Castle, which is situated in ...

    Scotland's oldest inhabited Castle - Dalhousie Castle is located in Midlothian Scotland, near the town of Bonnyrigg, just 8 miles from Edinburgh's city centre.

    The caste was the seat of the Earls of Dalhousie, the chieftains of Clan Ramsay.

    The Castle, which is situated in the parish of Cockpen, eight miles south of Edinburgh, dates from the 13th century, although only the enormously thick walls at the foundation level and the vaults remain, of the original building. The main parts of the present structure were built about 1450 from red stone quarried from the opposite bank of the South Esk River on which the Castle stands. In the succeeding centuries there have been various additions and modifications, but the essential form of the Castle which had an L-shaped keep surrounded by an outer curtain wall can still be clearly discerned.

    Facilities

    • Bellman/Porters
    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry facilities
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Sauna
    • Spa
    • Spa Treatment Room(s)
    • Spa Tub
    • Steam Room
    • WiFi

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    Hotel Macdonald Holyrood



    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh is situated in the city's historic and beautiful old town, just a couple of minutes' walk from the world famous Royal Mile and the Scottish Parliament building. The hotel's convenient location in the city centre also means that you're within ...

    Macdonald Holyrood Hotel in Edinburgh is situated in the city's historic and beautiful old town, just a couple of minutes' walk from the world famous Royal Mile and the Scottish Parliament building. The hotel's convenient location in the city centre also means that you're within easy walking distance of Waverley Railway station and the bustle of the city's main thoroughfare, Princes Street. Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is the ideal base for exploring this fascinating and unique city.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Bellman/Porters
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Express Check In/Out
    • Fireplace
    • Health Club
    • Indoor Pool
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lift/elevator
    • Luggage Storage
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Parking (Valet)
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Smoke Free Hotel
    • Spa Treatment Room(s)
    • Turkish Bath
    • WIFI- Charge

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    The Glasshouse Autograph Collection



    When the 160-year-old Lady Glenorchy Church was converted into The Glasshouse Hotel in 2003, Scotland exchanged one iconic piece of history for another. This 77 bedroom luxury boutique hotel is now considered one of the best places to stay in Edinburgh, with cosy-contemporary interiors, warm ...

    When the 160-year-old Lady Glenorchy Church was converted into The Glasshouse Hotel in 2003, Scotland exchanged one iconic piece of history for another. This 77 bedroom luxury boutique hotel is now considered one of the best places to stay in Edinburgh, with cosy-contemporary interiors, warm Scottish service and consistently spectacular views of the city centre, Calton Hill or the hotel's two-acre rooftop garden.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Business Centre
    • Coffee/Tea Room
    • Concierge
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Limousine Services
    • Lobby
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Room Service

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 558

Itinerary

Day 1

Edinburgh Train Station to Hotel

Duration1 Hour

Jurys Inn Edinburgh

Jurys Inn is one of the most centrally positioned hotels in Edinburgh, located just off the famous Royal Mile on Jeffrey Street in the Old Town and surrounded by beautiful architecture. Our hotel in Edinburgh is less than a two-minute walk from Waverly Train Station and a 5-minute walk to Edinburgh Bus Station. Our prime city centre location also means that Jurys Inn guests are a short 15 minute walk from Holyrood Park, which is one of many Edinburgh gems that offers a "unique historic landscape" bursting with heritage and plenty of hills and 'crags' to explore.

Whether you're looking for hotels in Edinburgh for business at the International Conference Centre, or touring Edinburgh Castle and the sights of historic Scotland's capital, our Edinburgh hotel ensures all your destinations are within easy - and always interesting - walking distance.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
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Jurys Inn Edinburgh

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    Jurys Inn Edinburgh



    Jurys Inn is one of the most centrally positioned hotels in Edinburgh, located just off the famous Royal Mile on Jeffrey Street in the Old Town and surrounded by beautiful architecture. Our hotel in Edinburgh is less than a two-minute walk from Waverly Train Station ...

    Jurys Inn is one of the most centrally positioned hotels in Edinburgh, located just off the famous Royal Mile on Jeffrey Street in the Old Town and surrounded by beautiful architecture. Our hotel in Edinburgh is less than a two-minute walk from Waverly Train Station and a 5-minute walk to Edinburgh Bus Station. Our prime city centre location also means that Jurys Inn guests are a short 15 minute walk from Holyrood Park, which is one of many Edinburgh gems that offers a "unique historic landscape" bursting with heritage and plenty of hills and 'crags' to explore.

    Whether you're looking for hotels in Edinburgh for business at the International Conference Centre, or touring Edinburgh Castle and the sights of historic Scotland's capital, our Edinburgh hotel ensures all your destinations are within easy - and always interesting - walking distance.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Coffee Bar
    • Free WiFi
    • Hairdryers
    • Handicap accessible rooms
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lift/elevator
    • Meeting Facilities and Planners
    • Public Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service Limited Hours

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Day 2

Edinburgh Hop On and Off Bus Tour

Join us on an hour long 7-language tour introducing the best sights in Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a wonderful city - from sights to shopping and culture to City Sightseeing! Buy your 24 hour ticket and then you can enjoy the freedom to "hop on and hop off" until the same time the following day. The Edinburgh Tour will operate the following route: Waverley Bridge, Princes Street, Lothian Road, Bread Street, West Port, Grassmarket, Victoria Street, George IV Bridge, Chambers Street, South Bridge, High Street, Canongate, Horse Wynd, Queens Drive, Holyrood Gait, Our Dynamic Earth turning circle, Holyrood Gait, Queens Drive, Horse Wynd, Abbeyhill, Abbeymount, Regent Road, Waterloo Place, Princes Street, South St David Street, George Street, Hanover Street, Queen Street Gardens East, Heriot Row, Queen Street Gardens West, Frederick Street, George Street, Hanover Street, The Mound, Market Street, Waverley Bridge. Join the tour at Waverley Bridge, Lothian Road, Grassmarket, Royal Mile, Princes Street, or Princes Mall.

Duration1 Hour
Day 3

Secrets of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle - Walking Tour

The beautiful city is waiting for you... The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can't take you, and the guide books don't show you is where the real stories can be found - the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh. This walking tour will paint a vivid picture of the colourful past and people - see the secrets and tell the tales - the culture, crime and politics of Scotland's capital. This is an experience shared by Mercat historians.

Your experience of the medieval city is then completed with a visit to Edinburgh Castle. The Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation's story. Battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been and inspired by it. Visit the Castle and let your Mercat guide reveal its remarkable history.

Duration2 Hours
Day 4

Edinburgh Hotel to Train Station

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Round trip airport or train station transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Full day Hop On Off Bus Tour
  • Half day walking tour of the “Secrets of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle”
  • Full breakfast daily

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

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