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Moored in the Lochrin Basin, within a short walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle, The Four Sisters Boatel is a four-star, luxury, self-catering houseboat. The accommodations includes free WiFi access and stylish bedrooms.

The Four Sisters features a fully-equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar. The property features a lounge area which includes seating for 6 people.

The 2 separate cabin bedrooms are elegantly decorated, and there are 2 double bedrooms and a children’s bunk bedroom. The boat also has a flat-screen TV with streaming services. A small shower room is also found on board. Washing and laundry facilities are available on-site.

Permanently moored in the upmarket Edinburgh Quay area, The Four Sisters Boatel features an enviable location in central Edinburgh.

This is our guests' favorite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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Located in the top-rated area in Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!

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Continental, Full English/Irish

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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Deluxe Houseboat
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 8
Three-Bedroom House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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About The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat

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  • Hi we gave a 11 year old border collie and a border collie puppy can we still book for my daughter’s graduation???

    Absolutely, we love dogs. dogs are welcome free of charge.


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    Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Are small dogs allowed?

    Yes, we love dogs!


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    Answered on July 8, 2021
  • Hi there, would two large dogs be allowed?

    hello, Yes we allow up to 2 well behaved dogs free of charge.


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    Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Is the hole boat mine??

    Yes, you have the entire boat for your stay.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Houseboat • Answered on February 15, 2021
  • Hello, Just checking how near the parking is? Also this may be a really stupid question - but is the bathroom and toilet plumbed in? Thanks, Jill

    Hello, There is underground parking available locally at additional charge. We recommend using the justpark app for cheaper options. Toilets on board both boats are top of the range electric macerator toilets. (no loo roll down the toilet)


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    Answered on July 8, 2021
  • Hi, with the situation with covid, how is the non refundable cancellation policy effected if we are unable to attend due to lockdown etc?

    We will offer refunds if there are any national lockdowns however cannot offer refunds on non-refundable rates in the situation of local lockdowns or in personal Covid illness or self-isolation situations.


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    Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Is this a standard narrow boat or a wide beam?

    Both our boats are purpose built wide beam barges. 11ft 6 x 57ft or 11ft 6 x 60ft.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Houseboat • Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Can you tell me if it’s 2 or 3 bedrooms please or says 2 double and a children’s bedroom but then it says 2 separate sleeping cabins.

    We have 2 separate double cabin rooms, one double sofa bed in the lounge and a set of children's bunk beds at the entrance of the boat.


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    Answered on July 21, 2020
  • Hi if this is free cancellation when do you pay the full amount when you arrive thanks ?

    Hello, Payment is taken in advance and refunded if cancelled prior to arrival


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    Asked about: Deluxe Houseboat • Answered on February 25, 2021
  • Hi, can you tell me how this sleeps 7? Thanks!

    Hello, our smaller boat has 2 double bedrooms and a double sofa bed in the lounge, there is also a set of kids bunk beds for kids under 10 years old. our larger boat sleeps up to 8 adults including use of the double sofa bed in the lounge.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Houseboat • Answered on July 29, 2021
  • Would it be possible to extend the check in by 1 hour .we’re travelling from Lancashire so it’s depending on the traffic . We will be leaving at 2pm .

    Check out is 11am. late check out is available for £15 per hour up until 2pm.


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  • Is there parking for an automobile available?

    There is free on street parking availability locally from Friday 5.30pm - Monday 8.30am there is also secure underground parking available locally charges apply. These cost £15 per 24 hours.


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    Answered on January 4, 2020
  • How do we make payment prior to arrival

    Payment will be taken from your card 30 days prior to arrival.


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    Answered on October 10, 2020
  • What is the prepayment cost amount that is taken on booking the property please? Thanks

    50% is taken upon booking. 100% taken if the cheaper rate is chosen.


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    Answered on January 30, 2020

Hosted by Skipper Natalie

Host Review Score 9.6
Skipper Natalie

Skipper Natalie

I am the proud owner of The Four Sisters Boatel, a first for Scotland we are luxury, 4 star, self catering, static,wide beam house boat accommodation, located in Edinburgh city centre. We offer not only luxury comfortable accommodation but a unique, personal experience in itself that will add a memorable unique twist to your special stay in Edinburgh.

I am a young entrepreneur born and bread in Edinburgh i am always on hand to help you with tips and advice or if you need anything during your stay. I have been operating The Four Sisters Boatel for 3 years and enjoy meeting my guests and ensuring their stay is unforgettable.

We are located in the newly re generated Edinburgh Quay on Fountainbridge only a 10 minute walk to Edinburgh castle and the old town and 10 minutes from The west end of Princes Street. We are surrounded by some of Edinburgh's top restaurants and bistros yet the quiet and tranquillity in the basin and on board will make you forget you are in the city centre of Edinburgh.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Scottish Widows Bank Plc
    0.2 miles
  • King's Theater
    0.2 miles
  • Filmhouse Cinema
    0.3 miles
  • Royal Lyceum Theater
    0.3 miles
  • Usher Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Traverse Theatre
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.5 miles
  • Saint Mary's Cathedral
    0.5 miles
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    0.5 miles
  • Grassmarket
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Zizzi's
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cargo
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.6 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.7 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.7 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.8 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.8 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.3 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.8 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    2.4 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Arthur Seat
    1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    36 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    47.7 miles
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Amenities of The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/Performance Off-site
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Massage chair
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Body wrap
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Racquetball Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Library
  • Darts Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Baby safety gates
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Safe
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 11 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 10 years
Extra bed by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

A credit card required to guarantee the booking and payment in full will be taken from the card within 24 hours of booking.

Please note that cots can only be accommodated in the lounge area, but baby monitors can be provided.

Please also note that if there is any damage or excessive cleaning needed, an additional charge will be applied to guests' credit card.

Please be aware that this accommodations is provided on a houseboat and as such, has fewer amenities than on-land accommodations.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat by:

    • Car 20min

  • The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Pool table
    • Bowling
    • Ping-pong
    • Diving
    • Library
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Racquetball
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Cooking class
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Aerobics
    • Beauty services
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Massage chair
    • Bingo
    • Facial treatments
    • Live music/Performance
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup services
    • Hair treatments
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body wrap
    • Foot bath

  • The prices at The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Check-in at The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat is 0.7 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Four Sisters Boatel - Houseboat (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking