An exterior view of the hull of Fingal, berthed at the Port of Leith. ,© Jeremy Rata
© Jeremy Rata


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A five-star luxury floating hotel, restaurant and bar, beautifully transformed from a lighthouse tender and permanently berthed on Edinburgh’s waterfront.

View of Fingal's Ballroom which is set up for an exclusive evening event with dining tables, chairs and place settings. ,© Jeremy Rata
  • View of Fingal's Ballroom which is set up for an exclusive evening event with dining tables, chairs and place settings. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • A beautiful cabin inside Fingal with large bed, tartan bed throws, a wardrobe, desk and chair. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • A large bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath, Jack & Jill wash basins and a green mosaic sloping wall. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • The Skerryvore Suite's opulent bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath, fluffy bathrobes and wash basins. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • Inside Skerryvore Suite, with leather armchairs, a coffee table and large dining table and chairs. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • A man and a woman sit at the bar in The Lighthouse Restaurant & Bars smiling and laughing as they enjoy drinks under the shimmering ceiling. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • Inside a cabin at Fingal with a large bed, covered with a tartan throw. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • Inside a bathroom at Fingal with a mosaic wall in the shower. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • A duplex cabin at Fingal with the bedroom on the lower floor and a chair and table upstairs. ,© Jeremy Rata
    © Jeremy Rata
  • A dinner plate containing heritage tomatoes. ,© Brendan MacNeil
    © Brendan MacNeil
  • A dish from Fingal's dinner menu of hot smoked salmon. ,© Brendan MacNeil
    © Brendan MacNeil
  • Dinner at Fingal's Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar with a dish of lamb. ,© Brendan MacNeil
    © Brendan MacNeil
  • Two cake stands containing tiers of delicious sweet and savoury delicacies from Fingal's Afternoon Tea menu. ,© Brendan MacNeil
    © Brendan MacNeil
  • A close-up of sweet treats on a cake stand from Fingal's Afternoon Tea. ,© Brendan MacNeil
    © Brendan MacNeil


Step aboard and discover something completely different. A world-class destination with unique luxury cabins and decks for stargazing and Champagne.

This former Northern Lighthouse Board ship, welcomes guests to a relaxing escape just a short journey from the city centre, with 22 beautifully styled cabins. Discover classic, luxury and duplex cabins, split over two levels, and the magnificent Skerryvore Suite all finished to the highest specifications of craftmanship with nautical touches.

Awarded The AA’s top five-star award and two AA Rosettes, savour our delicious fine dining menu of Afternoon Tea, as well as dinner, drinks and cocktails for both residents and non-residents, in the Art Deco inspired Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar, under a stunning shimmering ceiling.

Fingal is among the most prestigious top luxurious hotels and restaurants in the UK, holding the top spot as Edinburgh’s No1 Hotel on Tripadvisor for over two years, and 'Hotel of the Year' from Pride of Britain.

There is onsite parking but there are no Blue Badge spaces. The main entrance is step-free with step-free access inside with a lift reaching all floors.

A wheelchair can be hired in advance and additional seating is available.

The hotel has an accessible toilet and two accessible rooms.

Assistant dogs are catered for.

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Key Features

Accessible Parking




Payment Methods

Credit Card

Debit Card

American Express






Overnight Parking

Accessible Parking



Licensed Bar

Room Service

Breakfast Included

Cuisine Types


Dietary Options

Vegetarian Meals available

Vegan Meals Available


No Pets Allowed


Coastal Location

Room Facilities




Air Conditioning

Towels Provided

Ironing Facilities




Accessible parking

Accessible toilets

Level access to one or more bedrooms

Lift or stairlift

Ramp to main entrance

Suitable for visitors with limited mobility

Wet room or level entry shower

Wheelchair access throughout

Nearby to Fingal

Approximate duration and distances shown are from Fingal.

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