Edinburgh Capital Guide

Enjoy Our Brief Visitor Guide

Edinburgh - a truly international city so exciting and diverse - impossible to sum it up in a few sentences! At anytime of year Edinburgh is a great city to visit. The City of Edinburgh is often voted by its residents as 'the best place to live in Britain'. Dramatic contours, long surviving buildings, breathtaking views, green hills, wide water, sensational nightlife and a manageable sized City Centre have encouraged a truly cosmopolitan population that has produced a diverse cultural identity. The City is a thrilling place!


Culminating in Augusts' Edinburgh International Festival it offers year-round, sophisticated entertainment in hundreds of small performance venues. Edinburgh Castle, King Arthur's Seat and a labyrinth of tunnels and dungeons provide similar excitement for history buffs while those simply looking for a place to shop in fine style will not be disappointed either. There is a constant, inexplicable air of romance within this ancient city that entices visitors to return to this beautiful place time and again

Edinburgh's massive worldwide appeal and popularity, naturally, means that those seeking short breaks or hotel accommodation in Edinburgh, especially in the City Centre, will often find it scarce and expensive. Another very good reason to choose Edinburgh Capital Hotel for its quiet, yet very accessible location, take a ride to the City Centre, and enjoy cheap Edinburgh hotel deals, Edinburgh Festival and Tattoo breaks, compared with City Centre Hotels

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