Dorstan Guest House

7 Priestfield Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 6HJ, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Adventures in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jul 25, 2014

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... King David I is said to have seen between the antlers of a stay he was hunting there in 1128. We saw many rooms and exhibits including the Throne Room and Royal Dining Room, the Long Gallery, We saw the room where Lord Darnley, the jealous husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, killed her secretary, David Rizzo. We also saw the ruin of the Abbey next to the palace. Now it was time to head back to the hotel.

There were eight of us ...

A Royal Flush

A travel blog entry by traveleasy on May 27, 2014

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... would be kept going. The tour went everywhere on the ship, the private floor - lots of photos of the royals in informal circumstances, and then the ceremonial floor - the one where they entertained. There was a gold stripe around the ship that was actually gold leaf and not paint!!!

Decided to take the opportunity to visit the toilet when on board and so managed to get a Royal Flush - poor joke, sorry.

Had ...

Back to London to follow the Pilgrims

A travel blog entry by sindlen on Jan 11, 2014

... I mentioned that we were in the spot where it got icy, at which point ian skidded - he had been holding his change in his hand in his pocket and as his hand came out to help him balance coins went everywhere (we keep forgetting to get our change when it is a couple of pence). We then walked quickly to the train station - of course the train was leaving from the platform the furtherest from where we entered. We hadn't got sandwiches or papers, so Ian gave me the tickets and went off ...

Edinburgh to Port Seton/Cockenzie

A travel blog entry by barbararogers1 on Sep 17, 2013

1 comment, 2 photos

We walked to Europcar at Waverley Station to pick up a hire car. It was a VW Golf. Then we made our way to Mary and Ron's hotel on Grassmarket and we set off for Port Seton. Our first stop was at 22 Gosford Road and we took a couple of photos of the house. The lady of the house came out and we introduced ourselves and she very kindly invited us in. She showed us through the lounge, dining room and outside at the back, then her husband came along. They were Mr and ...

HOGMANAY!!!

A travel blog entry by rpalmer_13 on Dec 31, 2012

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... t be able to get back inside so we had to have everything we needed. One of the girls I was hanging out with twisted her ankle earlier in the trip so she couldn't walk very well. That was fine and we just installed ourselves against a low fence right in front of one of the massive screens and just chatted. I did go up in the Ferris wheel because I love them and I wanted a nice picture of the party from an overview. Unfortunately, my camera didn't like the cold and ...

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This hotel, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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