Halcyon Hotel

8 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5AB, United Kingdom | 2 star hotel
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Worst. Tourists. Ever

A travel blog entry by theresa.morris on Aug 05, 2014

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... of people who already had tickets and there would be no free parade of marching bands for us. Unless you count the parade of buses carrying the performers that circled and went into the grounds.

So off we went in a bit of rain. Of course, it was the first time we hadn't carried our waterproofs with us. We just walked slowly, nearly getting killed when I led Donnie out into what I thought was a pedestrian street. The traffic starting both ...

Edinburgh & the Highlands

A travel blog entry by jwalkntheworld on May 20, 2014

... We stopped here for a quick bite – a chicken tikka pizza went down a treat. Chicken Tikka was invented in the UK and we couldn’t let the opportunity for this fusion meal to go by. The lake side was beautiful and we wanted more of it so we started to head northwest towards Oban. The lake soon started to reflect the grey skies and turned pitch black. It was also very still which gave it a sinister effect. It’s not hard to see why the Loch Ness monster ...

The Real Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by benstevens on Feb 21, 2014

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... they are viewed like a bad Monet painting; beautiful anyway, because of who spawned it.

I later pinky swore with Regina that one day I would come back to Edinburgh for the Fringe, so I didn't feel too horrible about leaving her and Edinburgh behind me. For now, it was on to a small town called Stirling, just a few miles up the road, to have a poke around for a couple of days before I headed to the Isle of Skye where the seat of my ancestors, the Macleod's still live to this ...

Mike Small + 1 = Scottish Hip Hop

A travel blog entry by longwayhomenz on Aug 02, 2013

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Review 1 - Hill and Weedon This free show was a musical comedy duo. We were interested in this show because of Flight of the Concords... And it was free. It turned out to be a hilariously weird show. Highlights include "What it would be like if E.T never went home". I can't explain how funny and well done this was. It might have been the funniest 5min of my life... Apart from when ever Tim Rickards slips over. Seeing that big man fall over is comedy gold. ...

Scotland the Brave.....

A travel blog entry by philwill14 on Dec 20, 2012

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... then headed back to the hotel. Edinburgh is a very impressive city, well set out and good transportation. Work is well underway setting up a tram system that runs through the city and suburbs and out to the airport, scheduled to be completed in 2014 that will run on electricity, saving the need to bring some cars and buses in to the city. We had a great pub meal at the Albanach Hotel, but neither of us were brave enough to have the Haggis or Black Pudding.....ha ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Brass Rubbing Centre.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHalcyon Hotel Edinburgh

    Reviewed by blairn99

    comfy and older style

    Reviewed Aug 9, 2013
    by (8 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    clean and comfortable, good staff.
    No TV in the rooms and the front road is very noisy due to it being a cobblestone road.
    don't stay here if you are driving, there no parking without have to feed a parking meter every 4 hours.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Halcyon Hotel Edinburgh

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent