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    The Four Sisters Boatel

    Lochrin Basin | Union Canal, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9NY, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 47 reviews

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    This boatel was our first canal experience. I chose it because of the convenient location and with three of us, having two rooms was a bonus. The location was everything for this boatel. Literally we walked everywhere from here. However, the negatives add up a...More

    Thank JspencerCO
    Response from skippercam, Owner at The Four Sisters BoatelResponded 1 August 2017

    Hello, We are sorry you never enjoyed your stay on board. In reply to your points, we are located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre and you would find it very difficult to find a property in the central location like we are situated...More

    Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

    This was a birthday trip for my sons 16th birthday with my sister and nephew. Definitely has the wow factor when you first walk in, the kids were definitely very excited. We enjoyed our experience with a few buts.........it's quite loud with the bars around,...More

    Thank LancasterLauralou
    Reviewed 5 July 2017

    Unfortunately, the accommodation was quite unclean. Every surface was dusty, the small tables had remnants of the previous customers food. The beds did not feel clean but had been febreezed! Towels smelled of cigarette smoke. Location was handy for town, but very noisy until midnight....More

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    Response from skippercam, Owner at The Four Sisters BoatelResponded 11 July 2017

    Hello, I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay on board our Boatel. I will speak to the cleaning company we use and investigate the crumbs and dust. The bedding is laundered by a professional laundry service and delivered washed, dried and ironed from...More

    Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

    Perfect location and enough room for four messy girls... Tesco express, a few bars and a bakery all within 2 mins walk. It was warm and cosy and we would all tay again! Its about 10-15 walk to the castle and the boat is warm...More

    Thank Hayley P
    Reviewed 31 December 2016

    Although being fairly local we book this place for a night out in Edinburgh earlier in December, largely for the experience of sleeping on a barge and also because of the convenience of the location. I think the important thing, to remember is that this...More

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    • US$173 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
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    Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
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    Katia A
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from skippercam | Property representative |
    We are static accommodation only. Boats can be hosted from Falkirk for navigating the canal. Capercaillie or Falkirk hire boats.
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    "Hampers and champagne can be there for when you arrive if you pre arrange"
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    "Give this place a go. You'll not be disappointed."
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