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Customer Travel Tips for Edinburgh

87% Avg. city rating Rated by 3045 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 87%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 95%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 79%

Customer Travel Tips for Edinburgh

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


18 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Go shopping in Ocean Terminal!

Liked: the atmosphere and cozyness

Disliked: Containers all over! Why do you keep your carbage containers in the streets??

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Befriend some locals and have them show you around. There are lots of hidden gems that are easy for tourists to miss.

Liked: Incredible history, culture, nightlife, and food!

Disliked: The pound is expensive, but that's not the city's fault.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


07 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Get a pint at a pub with life music!

Liked: great dark vibe and great Indian, Chinese,... food

Disliked: I found the city centre too touristic-oriented, with all shops selling the same touristic stuff and touristic tours everywhere.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


04 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: North Berwick - beautiful beach and nice climb up the "Law"

Liked: ...

Disliked: ...

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: The free guided tour. It was great

Liked: I love Edinburgh. Great City, great people

Disliked: No

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: The museum's are free so do that

Liked: Beautiful city. Lots of history

Disliked: Parks or other places to just relax for a few minutes are at a minimum

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


19 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Do free tour

Liked: Culture, museum, tour...

Disliked: A lot of tourist

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Or historical

Disliked: It's a big city full of tourist traps.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Just go

Liked: Everything

Disliked: no

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


30 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Plan ahead and book as needed, main attractions and accommodation will get busy quickly

Liked: The architecture, the views and the accents

Disliked: Nope!

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


29 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Stay close to the Royal mile

Liked: The Royal Mile

Disliked: Not a lot of young people when we went.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


29 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Bring good walking shoes or trainers as there is lots to see.

Liked: Scenery.

Disliked: No! Can't wait to go back again!

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


24 May 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: The weather is very unpredictable. It is an expensive city but it is worth visiting it. It is the best destination for a weekend getaway. The people are very lovely and welcoming and the city is stunning.

Liked: It is a compact city, therefore it was easy to visit everything in our weekend getaway.

Disliked: No.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


21 May 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Sign up for a free walking tour with Sandemans!

Liked: Quaint town with lots of interesting sites and stories!

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


11 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Go on a Sandemann tour

Liked: The mix of old (medieval town) and the slightly newer Georgian section

Disliked: -

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Tours

Liked: Everything

Disliked: The weather

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


13 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: More walking, more inspiration

Liked: Romantic

Disliked: Expensive

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


10 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Calton Hill

Liked: It's a very interesting city

Disliked: It's very expensive

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


05 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: 3 days is a must to visit the city. + yu can get affordable highland tours operating from edinburgh at a very reasonable rates

Liked: Amazing people.

Disliked: na

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87% Avg. city rating Rated by 3045 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 83%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 87%

Sightseeing 95%

Culture 95%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 79%

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