Avon Hotel

1-2 Spence Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5AG, United Kingdom | Inn

Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

Hogmanay in Scotland!

A travel blog entry by karen0206


... when they said "what are you on about" that I realised that they had no idea what I was trying to get at! They thought I had the hiccups! When we went back to the hostel, we sang it again and luckily the other Australians all responded with "Hooray!" so I didn't look like a complete idiot.. On my last day in Edinburgh, Tanya and I climbed to the top of Holyrood Park. Well one of the smaller peaks anyways because it was so windy and slippery, ...

Edinburgh bbbbrrrrr.

A travel blog entry by hollyhd


... many hours wandering the little cobble stone streets up and around the mound. There are Christmas markets on at the moment and I really admire the commitment of people to trudge on through the harsh weather and still have such merry spirits. Edinburgh castle was expensive but a.mazing! I got caught in a blizzard, there was actually snow, and the wind was so strong people were almost rolling through the archways ...

Trimming the Edinburgh Fringe and Grim Glasgow

A travel blog entry by tommyforrest


... the doorbell but to ring a phone number in order to be let inside. As I didn't have any way to contact Kev and Erin, I rang the phone number, and it's safe to say the man on the other end of the line wasn't thrilled to have his sleep disturbed! The conversation went something like this;

Me - "Hi, sorry but I can't wake up my friends and I am locked out of the front door"
Man - "Why don't you have a key"
Me - "Because my friends cam home earlier and took the ...

What do Scotsman wear under their kilt?

A travel blog entry by georgous_travel


... was a certain air to Edinburgh, I can't explain it, but I felt proud walking through the streets, I loved the way Edinburgh made me feel. On top of the look out we had a really nice time, took a lot of photos; arty and funny photos. The hill wasn't too hefty to get up, took about 5 minutes once starting ascent. After our photo shoot we walked down through the town to the glorious Edinburgh castle. The castle was all set up for ...

Learning From the Locals

A travel blog entry by levi.w.francis


... that Americans by themselves are harmless, but America as a whole holds significant influence over the rest of the world and every action we make is calculated and taken note of.

-The Scot and the rest of his friends (one each from Angola, Hungry, and Brazil) were amazed of how big OSU was and thought it was incredible how 105,000 people pack into Ohio Stadium every Saturday during football season.

-Since Gordon (the man I talked to) is Scottish, ...


This inn, 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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