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The Four Sisters Boatel

Lochrin Basin | Union Canal, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9NY, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newport-on-Tay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a superb location in a quiet safe area within walking distance to Princes Street. Cafes and restaurants around the corner and supermarkets too. Your every need is catered for, clean, comfortable and cosy. We stayed 2 nights and would happily stay again. This experience is a must to try, very highly recommended.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a group of four adults and two kids for rugby/shopping weekend. Excellent location within walking distance of the Old Town, Princes Street and Murrayfield. The boat is full of character plus it's equipped and serviced to a high standard. There is a Tesco Express round the corner and I can recommend Loudens Cafe for breakfast. Zizzis is... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister in law booked this boatel for 1 night for my niece's birthday. They stayed overnight whilst we attended for the evening. What a lovely boat. Everything was thought about and all the finishing touches were there - even a hairdryer and straightners. All areas were lovely and spotlessly clean. Have stayed on a boat like this before and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Walkable distance to all you need to see in the city centre, nice canal boat with all you need. Wifi was a little poor and it was cold during the night but it was Nov and there was ice on the water. You have shops etc very close by all in all we had a great time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The boat is advertised as 4 star luxury self catering accommodation so we were expecting a very high standard of cleanliness bedding towels etc. however on arrival the first thing we noticed was a horrible smell at the front of the boat, and very sticky dirty floors and surfaces. Not at all like the photos on the website. We contacted... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A really great base for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Not far to walk to the centre of Edinburgh, loads of good cafes and restuarants nearby. Quite magical staying on a narrowboat in the middle of a city.

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Nantwich
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay if you have kids. It's fun and unique! The area is great: very quiet and pretty handy for town. However the organisation of the stay was really poor. We booked online using a credit card and received email confirmation saying we could pay the balance by credit card. On the day before our... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The boatel staff are very helpful, comes with all amenities, even has games, dvds, books, tele in each bedroom, located near tesco express and two restaurants with bars and outside eating. Great location to walk into Edinburgh, has new we trims just of location you can use if there is a large party, end of the barge you can sit... More

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Worth that little bit extra for an unusual experience. Had always fancied staying on a houseboat so couldn't resist this option despite expense for 3 of us (boat has 2 double rooms, child bunksx2 plus sofa bed in lounge). Great furnishings including quality bedding, towels, robes, and TVs in all rooms. Kitchen well equipped with utensils and pans. Oven and... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

We booked The Four Sister Boatel for 5 nights and wished we had book for more nights The Boat is so central right in the middle of the city . The Bedrooms where fantastic and so Clean The owner Cam was so lovely to me and my family and i dont think i could fault a thing We are from... More

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Address: Lochrin Basin | Union Canal, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9NY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Number of rooms: 3
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