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Heart of Edinburgh Accessible Hotel

This centrally located, heart of Edinburgh accessible hotel offers wonderful accessibility, near several tourist attractions. It overlooks the Royal Mile, which includes multiple historic sites from imperial periods. Also close by is the Edinburgh Waverley train station, Princess Street and the Edinburgh Castle.The hotel itself carries fascinating stories from the 1900’s! It is the main link between Old and New Town around the North Bridge, allowing access to a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment venues.Return from a full day of exploring to a fully accessible room with ample space to move around and relax. 

This Edinburgh wheelchair friendly hotel has a variety of spacious rooms that fit wheelchairs, have roll-in showers, and lowered fixtures and furniture. The clearances around bedding and furnishings are ample. There is a 6″ clearance under the bed which is needed to accommodate a Hoyer lift. In the bathroom, the toilet heights are reasonable. There are shower chairs available, and grab bars around the toilet and bathing areas. Emergency assistance can be alerted via pull cord. Doors and elevators are wide enough for most wheelchairs to access (elevator is 31″). Alternate, step-free entry to the breakfast room is provided by a lift that requires staff aid.

The general room components at this Edinburgh accessible hotel add in workstations, televisions, mini-fridges and free Wi-Fi internet. All units are air conditioned and smoke free. Also, there’s a fully accessible inside grill restaurant and chic bar, as well as a business centre and fitness space. All common spaces have flat, smooth surfaces that are easy to navigate for equipment users.

Families and large groups will be comfortable, as the hotel prides itself on being kid-friendly and offering rooms that sleep up to four adults. If you’re vacationing with your crew, a Sage Traveling package could save you some money. If all of this isn’t enough to make you feel like you’re lying in the lap of luxury, the gorgeous Victorian aesthetic will. Though there’s no valet, paid self parking is available at Waverly Car Park for 17 GBP per day. When staying at this disabled Edinburgh hotel, you will be located right in the heart of the city in easy walking/rolling distance to major highlights including the Royal Mile (0.3 miles), Edinburgh Castle (0.5 miles), and the National Scottish Museum (0.3 Miles). While the Royal Yacht Britannia is a few miles away, this can easily be visited on one of our many accessible Edinburgh guided tours that includes wheelchair accessible transportation.

An accessible Edinburgh hotel, this establishment has many hospitable amenities. To recap and give further information, here’s a rundown of its aspects:

  • Centrally located around the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Waverley train station, Edinburgh Castle, Old and New Town, and Arthur’s Seat
  • Surrounded by accessible shopping, dining and entertainment centers
  • Has smoke-free rooms with roll-away, double, queen, and king beds that can sleep up to four adults
  • Has wheelchair accessible rooms with roll-in showers, grab bars, and lowered furniture/fixtures
  • Includes lifts, wide doors and elevators
  • Comes with Wi-Fi, TV’s and mini-fridges
  • Has a pool and an indoor restaurant,gym and business center

Accessibility Details

This centrally located hotel in Edinburgh received a four-star accessibility rating, out of five. It offers wonderful accessibility features such as fully accessible rooms with roll in showers and grab bars, as well as motion activated main entrance and wide lifts.

These details have verified in person by one of our specialized accessibility experts to ensure that they are fully accessible.

The comfortable disabled rooms feature an elegant décor with a spacious layout, easy to navigate.  There is space for your wheelchair on either side of the bed. The room is equipped with a low king bed.

The accessible bathrooms include roll-in showers with attached shower chairs and grab bars on both sides. Toilets also have grab bars on each side, and fixtures are lowered. Moreover, there’s abundant space underneath sinks.

The main entrances and elevators are fully wheelchair accessible. They’re easily activated by motion and buttons. A special wheelchair lift has been installed to avoid the small flight of stairs leading into the breakfast room.


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