With everything from a traditional Scottish inn to a chic boutique hotel – find the perfect place to lay your head in South Queensferry.
On the outskirts of South Queensferry is the stylish Dakota Edinburgh Hotel. Guests can indulge in the Grill Room Restaurant, choose from an exciting list of cocktails in the Dakota Bar, before retiring to a chic bedroom with all the comforts of home. A short distance from the city’s main thoroughfare, Premier Inn Hotel Edinburgh (South Queensferry) is ideally located for both exploring the town, travelling into Edinburgh, or across the River Forth to Fife and beyond.
If it’s somewhere with an illustrious history you’re seeking, The Hawes Inn should tick all the boxes. It is thought that renowned Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson penned part of the novel, “Kidnapped”, here in the late 19th century. Today the Inn’s 14 rooms have been tastefully decorated to reflect the heritage of this traditional building and its menu has a range of local specialities, all of which can be enjoyed by the roaring log fire, while with its picturesque viewpoint overlooking the ancient harbour, 17th century former coaching inn The Staghead Hotel has welcomed many guests over the centuries and continues to do so today.
A range of stylish and contemporary rooms, some of which have gorgeous sea-views, are available at Orocco Pier. After settling in, choose from the elegant surroundings of Samphire Seafood Bar & Grill or the more relaxed atmosphere of Antico cafe Bar.
Guest houses and B&Bs
A mere 10 minute from Dalmeny Station, Ravenous Beastie B&B have a charming range of rooms, all of which ooze Scottish charm. As the name suggests, the breakfasts here cater for ravenous appetites, with traditional, vegetarian and vegan options available.
While over at The Queens B&B, all 4 rooms are named after Scottish Queens – rooms are bright, modern and guests also have use of a drawing room for relaxing after a day’s sightseeing.
For a range of guest houses B&Bs and self-catering apartments in and around South Queensferry, see VisitScotland’s website >
From food & drink with waterside views to a year-round programme of family-friendly events, discover more about the delights of “The Ferry” in our Guide to South Queensferry >