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Sighthill

Sighthill is a suburb located just west of the city centre of Edinburgh, Scotland. For years the suburb was known for its drab and towering blocks of residential housing but the area has recently undergone a regeneration that has mostly revolved around the two universities in the area. Sighthill’s skyline was once dominated by four massive blocks of residential towers but these were recently demolished as part of the regeneration project. Now this up and coming suburb features a number of green spaces and small, independently owned shops that sell a variety of interesting local wares.

  • Climb to the top of the rolling green hills of Sighthill Park, where you will be afforded great views of the city of Edinburgh to the east.
  • Stop in the quaint Sighthill Library and find some interesting books about the long and storied history of Edinburgh.
  • Come face to face with interesting animals from around the world at the Edinburgh Zoo, located just a short distance from Sighthill and featuring the country’s largest collection of animals.

Sighthill is located outside of the city centre of Edinburgh and is easy to reach by public transportation or private car. The Edinburgh-Glasgow & Stirling railway line passes through Sighthill and has direct access to the city, as well as other major cities in Scotland. The Calder Road, one of the region’s main arteries, passes along Sighthill for those who choose hired or private cars. This roadway links to the M8 motorway that has links to the Edinburgh Airport. This suburb is becoming more pedestrian friendly and there are plans for a network of bike paths.

Hotels in Sighthill

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From US$71

1 Novotel Edinburgh Park

4 stars
4.2 / 5 9 reviews

15 Lochside Avenue Map

Rate includes Breakfast

Novotel Hotel Edinburgh Park provides a suitable corporate and leisure base with its contemporary accommodations and facilities set in Edinburgh Park. After a relaxing sleep at the hotel, tourists... More

Very good
Good hotel location ideal by car and by tram. Nice rooms, good restaurant
6 Jul 2014
From US$76

2 Holiday Inn EDINBURGH

4 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

132 Corstorphine Road Map

The Holiday Inn Edinburgh is situated on the western outskirts of the city, around three miles distant from the town centre. The hotel has a number of famous attractions on the doorstep including... More

family break
Great hotel perfect location alround great break staff great
7 Aug 2014
From US$114

3 Edinburgh Marriott Hotel

4 stars
4.6 / 5 8 reviews

111 Glasgow Road Map

Rate includes breakfast

Edinburgh Marriott Hotel recently underwent a 2.5 million refurbishment which, along with its close proximity to Edinburgh International airport ensures its popularity with holidaymakers and... More

Family holiday
It was a fantastic stay in Marriot hotel,can recommend to friends
11 Aug 2014
From US$58

4 Royal Ettrick Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

13 Ettrick Road Map

Located in a pleasant leafy suburb The Royal Ettrick Hotel Edinburgh is a peaceful haven within walking distance of the old city centre. Guests have a wealth of amenities on the doorstep including... More

From US$70

5 BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

3 stars
4.2 / 5 21 reviews

134 Braid Road Map

FREE WiFi

The Best Western Braid Hills Hotel is located in a city suburb close to the Royal Observatory. The majestic hotel is set on a hilltop allowing guests panoramic views over the city of Edinburgh, the... More

Tour of England and Scotland
Very nice hotel with some lovely views. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
6 Jun 2015
From US$65

6 Murrayfield Hotel Edinburgh

3 stars
3.9 / 5 11 reviews

18 Corstorphine Road Murrayfield Map

FREE Parking

The Murrayfield Hotel Edinburgh is the ideal base for exploring the city's plentiful attractions, and is especially close to Edinburgh's main sporting venues. Murrayfield Ice Rink is a large... More

UK HOLIDAY
The hotel is in a good location bus stop outside the hotel 15 min to Edinburgh City. The hotel is great but not if you can't handle stairs no lift so ask for ground floor accomodation. The staff...
25 May 2015
From US$49

7 Tune Hotel Haymarket

3 stars
3.6 / 5 5 reviews

7 Clifton Terrace Map

Stay 3 nights Save 15%

Visitors in this part of Scotland find convenient base at the well-equipped accommodations and central location of Tune Hotel Haymarket. Patrons at this Edinburgh hotel can first explore well-known... More

Family trip
Visiting from Canada . Hotel was in a great location , central to Princes st , and restaurants and bars nearby . Hay market station just across the road . Visited galleries , Escher exhibition and...
17 Sep 2015
From US$119

8 The Merchiston Residence

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

4 Merchiston Avenue Map

Stay 3 nights Save 20%

The Merchiston Residence Edinburgh is a grand Victorian property that offers elegant, yet contemporary accommodation. Most of the area attractions, including the stylish area of Bruntsfield, are... More

The perfect stay in Edinburgh
From the moment we walked in, we were in awe of the beautiful apartment, with its lavish crown molding and large windows, blended with modern appliances and contemporary furniture. It was a trek...
30 Dec 2014
From US$64

9 Edinburgh Capital Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 36 reviews

187 Clermiston Road Map

Stay 2 nights and SAVE 15%

Featuring an idyllic hilltop location and value-for-money accommodations, Edinburgh Capital Hotel for travellers looking to escape the hustle of the Scotland capital. Apart from marvelling at the... More

Great value family city break hotel
We arrived for our 3 night mini break to Edinburgh and were impressed by the modern look of the entrance and reception. The greeting was friendly and informative we were given a fact sheet about...
25 Dec 2015
From US$54

10 Original Raj

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

6 West Coates Map

Corporate and recreational travellers in Edinburgh find suitable base at the traditional Indian-themed accommodations and central location of Original Raj. Aside from attending to conferences and... More

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