Watch the terrain slowly creep up below you as the wheels touch the tarmac at Edinburgh Airport (EDI) in Edinburgh.
Forget about catching a cab to your hotel after exiting the terminal. Book a room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport, the only option just a short stroll away, and before long you'll be asleep in your bed.
If genuine local experiences are valuable to you, you might like to go beyond the accommodation at Edinburgh Airport and enjoy a night or more in a nearby neighborhood. You're likely to discover something you'll love out of the 5 hotels in Barnton, with the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel and the Ascot Garden Guest House being your best bets.
If you're intending to go into the city, getting the train is a handy option. They set off regularly from Edinburgh Gateway, just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.
Even if you're in the middle of a layover, you should consider visiting Arthur's Seat if you have the time. It's located a mere 8 miles (13 kilometers) away.
Now that you're all set with where you're going and what you'd like to see and do, be sure to book your hotel as soon as you've figured out your dates.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh Airport is situated in Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Drop your luggage, delight in the fine surroundings and make use of conference facilities, on-site shopping options and room service.
While the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel and the Ascot Garden Guest House might not be right beside the airport, they won't take long to reach either — a quick drive at most. The first option has conference facilities, express check-out and smoke free facilities. The second has luggage storage services, internet access and smoke free facilities.