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The Beachfront B&B
The Beachfront B&B

33 Straiton Place, Edinburgh EH15 2BA

2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (22 reviews)

With direct access to the beach, this Portobello bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Portobello Beach, Arthur's Seat, an …

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Malmaison Edinburgh
Malmaison Edinburgh
2.2 mi from Portobello
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (404 reviews)

Located in Leith, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Trinity House and Royal Yacht Britannia. Edinburgh Playhouse …

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ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
2.5 mi from Portobello
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,359 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Old College, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Festival Theatre. …

£49
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
2.6 mi from Portobello
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,365 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. National …

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Old Waverley Hotel
Old Waverley Hotel
2.7 mi from Portobello
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,835 reviews)

Built in 1848, this eight-storey Victorian hotel is on Princes Street, with views of Edinburgh's famous castle and opposite …

£58
The Principal Edinburgh George Street
The Principal Edinburgh George Street
2.8 mi from Portobello
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (188 reviews)

Located amid the shops and restaurants of Edinburgh's fashionable George Street, this hotel is a block from Princes Street an …

£101
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
2.9 mi from Portobello
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,341 reviews)

Set on the cobbled Grassmarket, this contemporary hotel is overlooked by Edinburgh Castle, and is within 500 metres of The …

£72
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
3.1 mi from Portobello
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (436 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, …

£81
B+B Edinburgh
B+B Edinburgh
3.6 mi from Portobello
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (764 reviews)

Located in New Town, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of St. Mary's Cathedral and Scottish National Gallery of …

£50
Tune Hotel - Haymarket, Edinburgh
Tune Hotel - Haymarket, Edinburgh
3.7 mi from Portobello
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,996 reviews)

Tune Hotel - Haymarket Edinburgh enjoys a central location in the Scottish capital, opposite Haymarket Station which has …

£29
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Pocket Guide: Edinburgh Portobello Hotels

Portobello is a family-friendly, economical neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the beaches. Start by booking your hotel or holiday apartment in Portobello, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Edinburgh area.

Sightseeing around Portobello

The museums and many other highlights await you. Stroll the halls at People's Story Museum, Surgeon's Hall, or Museum of Childhood. Attractions like Queen's Hall, Brass Rubbing Centre, and Festival Theatre highlight the local culture. Craigmillar Castle, Holyrood Abbey, and Palace of Holyroodhouse are some of the notable landmarks. Create some family memories at Our Dynamic Earth, Royal Commonwealth Pool, and Omni Centre Edinburgh.

Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and attending sporting events. Why not cheer with the crowd at Meadowbank Stadium, Easter Road Stadium, or Musselburgh Racecourse? Soak up some sun at Portobello Beach, Longniddry Bents, and Silver Sands Beach. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Holyrood Park, Arthur's Seat, or Calton Hill. With a shopping trip to Princes Mall, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, or Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Carlton Cricket Club, Morrisons Haven, or Braid Hills Golf Course won't disappoint either.

Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Greyfriars Kirk. Queen Margaret University, Nelson Monument, and John Knox House will also leave an impression.

Getting around Portobello

If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at Edinburgh Brunstane Station.

The closest major airport is Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.8 miles (15.7 km) from Portobello.

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