The Laurels Guest House

320 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH17 7PR, United Kingdom | Hotel
Prices starting from $92.00

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Settling into our routine in Scotland

A travel blog entry by goodner


... the fact that, despite our best efforts, we had over-packed. We decided then and there to ship some of our stuff home from Edinburgh. We were all pleasantly surprised when we arrived at our two bedroom, two bath apartment. It was modern, comfortable and elegant, and was located right next to Holyrood Park, which would come in handy for our morning runs. We unpacked, settled in, walked around the corner to buy a few groceries, and found a nice ...

I'm in Scotland! Land of Bagpipes & Haggis!

A travel blog entry by vacationista


... and an interesting history. The name Grass road was derived from the fields being the location of the early markets before the buildings were built. Here is the best place to find that ultra-rare tartan of your family's ancestral clan or the ideal complete authentic kilt outfit for a reasonable price to dawn on your next Scottish evening. This district is the souvenir shopper's dream for authentic items best representing this beautiful country and city.

Last Days in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by pmytkowi


... there is very little hair left on my head to do anything with. I haven't cried over my hair in many years, and I am determined not to do so now, but there will be no pictures for a while unless I am wearing a hat.

And off we go to the Scottish highlands and the Isle of Skye. This is our first experience of what may become an increasingly used means of travel in our increasingly advancing age - the guided bus tour. We’ll reserve judgment until we return from this next ...

Royal Edinburgh Diamond Jubilee Military Tattoo

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... A lady in court dress posing for photos. Some hip hop singers on a stage. Some green aliens with long fingers. A couple of balloon animal makers. An early Scotsman in a very early kilt with his sword and shield. A tourist Scotsman in a leather kilt. That was a bit odd and unsettling. Some bad*ss Scotsman. And every few feet, someone trying to hand us a flyer.

We decide not to walk all the way down the hill to ...

Weekend in Scotland

A travel blog entry by alicialew2011


... and had some drinks at a few bars. On Saturday we walked around the whole city. We woke up early so that we could see everything we wanted to. We went to the harbor first so that we could go on the Britania, the Royal Family’s ship. We were able to see every room on the ship! We saw the speedboat and their Rolls Royce that they keep on the ship! We saw the Queens room and where the U.S. presidents stay when they have visited. We saw Princess Diana’s room as well as all ...

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This hotel, located on 320 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, is near Craigmillar Castle, Butterfly and Insect World, Newbattle Golf Club, and Kings Acre Golf Course.
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