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35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • 86%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

On street parking is available in pay and display bays which are payable between the hours of 0830 and 1830hrs Monday to Saturday. Parking is free overnight and on Sundays only. We do not have private parking at the hotel, however the nearest 24 hour NCP Car Park is located at Castle Terrace approximately 15-20 mins walk from the hotel.

By Rail
Trains to Edinburgh arrive at the cities famous Waverly station which is around a 15/20 minutes walk from the hotel. If you are approaching from Glasgow then you can depart the service to Edinburgh at Haymarket station head beyond the left side of the 'Haymarket' bar . Turn left at Starbucks and continue down the right side of Palmerston Place. West End Hotel is 50 metres past the Cathederal. If you disembark from Waverly station, cross onto the shopping side of Princes Street and walk to the west with the shops on your right side. Continue for approx 1 km. Continue beyond Coates and Argyle Crescent and turn right at Starbucks. This is Palmerston Place, the Hotel is 50 Metres beyond the Cathederal.

By Plane
The most convenient airport is Edinburgh from where you can hire a car. Other international flights to Scotland may land at Glasgow which is approximately 50 miles away from where you can also hire a car. A frequent bus service also operates from both airports. Should you require a taxi for transportation from Glasgow to Edinburgh, try Glasgow Airport Taxis.
Leave the bus at Haymarket station.

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