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Customer Travel Tips for Edinburgh

87% Avg. city rating Rated by 3076 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 - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


20 Jun 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Take a jacket if you’re not used to cold weathers, even during summer.

Liked: It’s culture and people.

Disliked: The weather.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
93% Avg. rating


31 May 2018

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Therr are a few high hills and it is a small city but you will want to spend more time r there

Liked: Everything but specially the old building

Disliked: No

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


18 Feb 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


20 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go for SANDEMANs tours

Liked: organized guide tours, monuments and history around it, the castle, Scottish life music at pubs

Disliked: no

89% 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 - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bring sturdy shoes

Liked: The historic value. There is enough to see. And even more to do.

Disliked: A whole lot of walking to get somewhere.

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


11 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


05 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: use appropriate shoes for the rain and an umbrella.

Liked: It is a highly cultural place an its streets are authentic.

Disliked: The system for the trash and the accessibility of public transport (in old Edinburgh only)

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


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: 칼튼힐에 올라가서 보는 전경

Liked: 에딘버러는 진짜 모든게 완벽 스코틀랜드 사람들 진짜친절해요

Disliked: 없음

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


04 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: just walk around and get lost in the streets, visit the old town but don´t miss the new town either

Liked: the castle, how the city is very well preserved, the mix between city and nature, the amount of shopping/pubs/restaraunts that there are

Disliked: a bit dirty in some areas

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


25 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Ask the hostel staff for advice, they know all the secrets!

Liked: Stayed for the Fringe Festival which was brilliant.

Disliked: It was very busy - which is understandable given the festival, just means takes longer to get places due to crowds.

91% 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 - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


25 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Plan in advance Research good value restaurants Take picnics and a bottle for water

Liked: Great atmosphere

Disliked: Expensive hotels

93% 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 - 60%
93% Avg. rating


24 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take a backpack with a Pac-a-mac, sun cream and bottle of water, and go explore for the day!

Liked: The festival! The city wide wifi! And the people!

Disliked: Impossible.

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


18 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Prenez des pulls

Liked: Le château

Disliked: Le temps, trop froid

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


29 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Goooutand stay at the royal mile and the grassmarket

Liked: Everithing

Disliked: Nothing

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


26 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: bring an umbrella or poncho

Liked: PLenty to see and do around old town, with many convenient day trips offered everywhere

Disliked: it's hard to come back to the city after spending time in the highlands - too many people who don't know how to properly walk down the street

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


25 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the great view from Arthur's Seat

Liked: It is always nice to get back to a town with so much flair and history.

Disliked: There is nothing to dislike. Even in the great rainy Scotish weather Edinburgh is just nice.

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.

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87% Avg. city rating Rated by 3076 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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