With Edinburgh one of the most popular tourist locations in the world, you can imagine you’ll have to be sharp booking your accommodation for your exclusive vacation to Scotland, but where do the rich and famous stay on there visit to Scotland’s capital. So if it’s a 5 star city centre accommodation you’re looking for that suits your private tour of Edinburgh, here’s a few for you to look into.
The Balmoral, sits on the corner of Princess street of Edinburgh’s east end, it has been one of Edinburgh’s landmarks for many years, with its massive clock tower that stands so noticeable when driving along Princess Street on an Edinburgh private tour. Originally built as a railway hotel connecting to Waverley train station, this being used by the rich and famous as there Edinburgh base for their stay. Waldorf Estoria, known locally as the Caley hotel, sits on the west end of Princess Street, like the Balmoral the Caley was connected to a railway station that was Princess Street station. Built in the late 19th century as a hotel connected to the Caledonian railway, getting its original name from this, but with the railway station closed in 1965, the hotel still stands proudly on the corner of Princess Street now owned by the Hilton chain.
When on a private tour of Edinburgh you’ll find the most famous resident to stay here was trigger the horse in the 1950’s, there was a photo of Roy Rodgers and trigger at the bottom of the staircase, but this was for the cameras only, trigger having his own temporary stable in the car park.
There are plenty of luxury accommodation in Edinburgh’s city centre, naming a few you have the Witchery and Prestonfield house both with gothic decor and extraordinary unique rooms.
So to plan your Edinburgh stop on your exclusive vacation in Edinburgh, these are just some of the 5 star accommodation that you can chose from that are perfectly located if you’re planing a private tour of Edinburgh.