Here are some ideas for where to stay – note that we have not inspected these and are therefore not in a position to recommend a particular establishment.
In the centre of Edinburgh there are many hotels, far too many to mention. You will need to get the bus from town to Peffermill as most of the city centre hotels are not within a short walking distance.
The Visit Scotland website is also a good source of information for accommodation and things to do.
There are many large hotels in Edinburgh. The list below shows some well known chains:
- Sheraton Grand 5*
- Hilton Grosvenor 4*
- Hotel Du Vin 4*
- Best Western 4*
- Prestonfield House 5* (very close to Peffermill)
- Holiday Inn Cowgate & Picardy Place
- Jurys Inn 3* 43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH
- Premier Inn Morrison Link, Princes Street, Lady Lawson Street
Accommodation, identified within walking distance of the fields, can be found in the vicinity of Craigmillar Park, Minto Street, Mayfield Gardens and Dalkeith Road.
- Travel Lodge (Cameron Toll) 43 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh. EH16 5PD
- Salisbury Hotel 3* (close to Pollock Halls)
- The Northumberland Hotel 31/33 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh
- Kildonan Lodge 4* 27 Craigmillar Park, Newington. Also has a 3 bedroom Garden Lodge.
Guest Houses and B & Bs
- Airlie House, 29 Minto Street 3*
- Alba Hills 33 Mayfield Gardens 3*
- Allison House 17 Mayfield Gardens 4*
- Arrandale Guest House 28 Mayfield Gardens 3*
- Ascot Guest House 98 Dalkeith Road 2*
- Auld Reekie Guest House 16 Mayfield Gardens 4*
- Capital Guest House 7 Mayfield Gardens 3*
- Classic Guest House 50 Mayfield Road 3*
- Dorstan Guest House 7 Priestfield Road 3*
- 94DR 94 Dalkeith Road 5*
- Gifford House 103 Dalkeith Road 4*
- Lauderville Guest House 52 Mayfield Road 4*
- Newington Lodge 222 Dalkeith Road 2*
- Prestville Guest House 10 Priestfield Road 3*
- Sherwood Guest House 42 Minto Street 4*
- Southside Guest House 8 Newington Road 4*
- Strathallan Guest House 44 Minto Street 4*
- 23 Mayfield Gardens Newington, 4*
- Tania Guest House 19 Minto Road 3*
- Glenalmond House, 25 Mayfield Gardens 4* Gold Tourist Board B & B
- Gold award is an additional award recognising a very high standard.
These links will be useful for anyone who prefers to self-cater.