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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
Response from skippercam, Owner at The Four Sisters BoatelResponded 1 August 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
US$173 - US$313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.