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This Scotland itinerary revolves around the historic, medieval streets of Edinburgh. Your Edinburgh lodging is a 4-star boutique hotel - the epitome of city chic. It’s a great base to explore this dynamic area. Breathe and take in the wonders around you - Edinburgh Castle was sitting there during the Bronze Age! Medieval cobbled streets, fine gardens, Georgian architecture, and broad squares all let you know that Edinburgh is the perfect city in which to get lost in time. Your tour includes 2 fascinating daytrips from Edinburgh, a ghoulish walking tour, and unique Scotch Whisky tasting experience.
Included Unique Activities
Scotch Whisky Experience
Loch Lomond & Stirling Castle Day Tour
Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Borders Day Tour
Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Edinburgh
Ghostly Underground Walking Tour
4 NightsBonham Hotel
The Bonham is a beautiful 4-star boutique hotel in the very heart of Edinburgh’s bustling West End. Designed as city-centre townhouses by John Lessels in the late 19th century, the property now houses 49 uniquely decorated and relaxing guestrooms. The Bonham has been lauded as one of Edinburgh’s most stylish hotels, and you will certainly see this for yourself as you enjoy an upbeat contemporary atmosphere blended within the timelessness of a Victorian townhouse. Distinctive features can be seen throughout the hotel, including a remarkable crimson spiral sofa at Reception or the original Edwardian copper bath found within one of the superior rooms. The Bonham also boasts a permanent art collection that features the works of numerous local Scottish artists. Not to mention the countless city highlights just on your doorstep, the Bonham Hotel is sure to impress no matter the occasion.
Every room at the Bonham Hotel has benefited from refurbishment in 2018. Classic textiles and design can be found throughout to beautifully reflect the Victorian flavors of the original townhouses. Now sporting a dazzling collection of Chandeliers, new bathrooms, and restored furnishings, the original wood paneling and cornices have not been lost.
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Hypnos Beds & Soft Bed Linens
- Complimentary WiFi Internet Access
- Flat-Screen TV
- Mini Fridge
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Eco Boutique Toiletries
- Iron & Board
- Trouser Press
- 24-hour Room Service
Restaurant at the Bonham:
Established as one of Edinburgh’s finest eateries, Restaurant at the Bonham boasts an innovative menu of European fare with a Scottish twist, all using the highest quality local ingredients and artisan producers. Head Chef Chris MacDiarmid has expertly crafted dishes that will leave you wanting more, and indeed, dinner is served every night while a quick bite can be enjoyed for lunch from Wednesday to Sunday. The staff at Restaurant at the Bonham are committed to providing the very best dining experience, and look forward to welcoming you.
On The Map: Edinburgh is located in the southeast of Scotland. Edinburgh is well served by a good network of roads and motorways, including the M8 from Glasgow to the west, and A68 from Newcastle, England to the southeast.
Edinburgh knows how to welcome travelers with grace and charm. She also knows how to kick up her heels and enjoy a nice shot of Scotch Whisky after a festival. The hill that Edinburgh Castle stands upon has been Scotland’s remarkable silent witness since the Bronze Age. Today her streets are filled with cutting-edge galleries and museums, tributes to the love of literature and music, fine cuisine, quirky shops, theater, and an extravagance of festivals. Four ancient streets, called the Royal Mile, are the main thoroughfare. Running through medieval Edinburgh with her 66 alleys, tumbling shops, cobblestones, and tight homes the Royal Mile takes you to New Town. Here you’ll stroll through fine gardens, perfect Georgian architecture and broad squares. The mix of time, while lost in time, is a heady brew. There may be no finer city than Edinburgh Scotland, to participate in the gifts of the past with an eye to a brilliant future.
Points of Interest
Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
National Museum of Scotland, Scotland
Gilmerton Cove, Scotland
Camera Obscura, Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia, Scotland
Holyrood Palace, Scotland
The Royal Mile, Scotland
Stirling Castle, Scotland
Available Tour Dates
Jan - March & Nov - Dec
From $898 per person
Available Tour Dates
April, May & Oct
From $998 per person
Available Tour Dates
June - September
From $1,248 per person
Your Price Includes
- 4 nights Authentic 4 Star
- 4 Full Scottish Breakfasts
- Meet, Greet & Private Transfer on Arrival
- Scottish Heroes Daytour from Edinburgh
- Holy Grail & Knights Templar Daytour from Edinburgh
- Scotch Whisky Tasting Experience
- Ghost & Ghouls Walking Tour of Edinburgh
Prices Based On
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- Self-guided vacation package. Choose any date to begin your travels.
- Traveling alone? No problem. Just ask us for a single supplement price.
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