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The Four Sisters Boatel

General

  • Stays on a luxury, self-contained canal boat in Edinburgh city centre
  • A 15-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile area
  • Kitchen, wifi, shower room and two canopied outdoor decking areas

Already chosen a hotel for your next escapade to Edinburgh? Cast your eyes on the Four Sisters Boatel, a wide-beam canal barge permanently moored in the capital of Scotland’s city centre, and you’re sure to start searching for the cancellation policy…

A fab four-star self-catering option in the Lochrin Basin, this floating space also has a few things you wouldn’t usually get in accommodations on land, including room for up to six adults and two children (under 10 years old) and a full-size galley kitchen with modern facilities.

There’s also a shower room containing an electric toilet – plus free posh toiletries – and two canopied decking areas at either end of the barge for evenings watching sunsets on the water in a serene section of the city centre. But while the area’s quiet, the boatel is still close to the sights: it’s in the Fountainbridge neighbourhood, a short walk from independent shops and restaurants, and just a 15-minute wander from Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile.

Ready to snooze? Get back on board after touring the old town – sleeping arrangements include a couple of double cabins, kids’ bunk beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge.

Please note

Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

At least one of the party members must be aged 25 or over.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Please note that the boat can accommodate up to 6 adults only.

The bunk beds are suitable for children up to 10 years old.

Car parking is available locally for free on the street from 5.30pm on Friday until 8.30am on Monday. Secure underground parking is available locally at the cost of £15 per 24 hours.


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Features

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Restaurant nearby

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Luxury

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Location

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  • Lochrin Basin, Union Canal, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, EH3 9NY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 55.9426°N 3.2081°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Edinburgh: Haymarket Terrace Opp DSS Coach Stop — 0.4 miles
Edinburgh: St Andrew Square Bus Station — 1.1 miles
Edinburgh: Stewart's Melville Coll. Coach Stop — 1.2 miles
Train stations
Haymarket Rail Station — 0.5 miles
Edinburgh Rail Station — 1.0 miles
Slateford Rail Station — 1.8 miles
Ferry ports
Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing — 2.8 miles
Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing — 7.1 miles
South Queensferry Ferry Landing — 7.7 miles
Airports
Edinburgh Airport — 6.0 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Edinburgh is your oyster during a stay at this boatel. It’s close to city centre sights like the castle (a 15-minute walk), home to the country’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, as well as the handsome old buildings on the four connecting streets that make up The Royal Mile.

If your legs still need stretching after huffing up the hills in this neighbourhood, amble to Arthur’s Seat (50 minutes) for views across Edinburgh, then come back down via Holyrood, Scotland’s parliament (half an hour’s walk), to check out the exterior of this contemporary building. Have a gander at the inside during a guided tour and, when parliament is in session, watch the political goings-on from the public gallery.

For other types of visual entertainment, spend evenings at one of the theatres or comedy clubs in the city – Edinburgh’s known for its thriving arts scene – then follow up with a couple of nightcaps in bars around the Grassmarket (15 minutes). Finish your day by heading home to sleep soundly as the gentle sway of the boat lulls you to sleep…

Must see

  • Royal Scottish Academy (0.1 miles)
  • Edinburgh Castle (0.5 miles)
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience (0.7 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

The Four Sisters Boatel cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 01/08/2020.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. The Four Sisters Boatel will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £200.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Bank transfer
Cash
Maestro
MasterCard
Visa

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does The Four Sisters Boatel have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is The Four Sisters Boatel dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near The Four Sisters Boatel? Edinburgh is your oyster during a stay at this boatel. It’s close to city centre sights like the castle (a 15-minute walk), home to the country’s crown jewels and the Stone of … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of The Four Sisters Boatel?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at The Four Sisters Boatel? From £200 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
At least one of the party members must be aged 25 or over.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
There is no reception at this site. Please check in at the Boat instead.
The site will send you further check-in information 7 day(s) before your arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 7 day(s) of arrival.

Coronavirus
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, customers can amend their dates with the campsite/holiday park free of charge for all stays up to, and including, 01/08/2020.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £200.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £50.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 4 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.
Open fires are prohibited.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

Please note that the boat can accommodate up to 6 adults only.

The bunk beds are suitable for children up to 10 years old.

Car parking is available locally for free on the street from 5.30pm on Friday until 8.30am on Monday. Secure underground parking is available locally at the cost of £15 per 24 hours.

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