CorporateStays is pleased to announce our newest partnership: we now offer our guests apartments in Edinburgh. The capital of Scotland receives over one million overseas visitors each year. Visitors come for its important economic sector as well as the historic beauty of the city. Whether you are traveling to Edinburgh for business or for pleasure, please enjoy our top 5 recommendations for your time in Edinburgh.
Best of Edinburgh: Distillery Tours
Scotland is known for Scotch Whisky. On this time-wise 2 hour tour you can nose and taste you way through the regions. Do you have a little more time? Enjoy a whisky-fuelled journey around the Scottish Highlands on a this full day tour from Edinburgh that even includes lunch.
Not a whisky lover? No need to fret! Edinburgh is also known for its many gin distilleries. Feel free to explore one of the many tours offered through the city.
Best of Edinburgh: Eat Like a Local!
First time experiencing real Scottish cuisine? Ghillie Dhu is an ideal choice, serving breakfast, lunch, and supper. You’ll also have a show with your meal on Friday evenings, as you can enjoy some traditional Ceilidh dancing. Some of the must-tries on the menu include black pudding, cullen skink, and haggis, neeps, and tatties.
For a slightly fancier meal, head to Amber Restaurant, sitting in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. The Amber restaurant has a seasonal à la carte menu, as well as Scottish Tapas, and a Taste of Scotland menu. Their selection of more than 400 whiskys means that you will always be able to find the perfect pairing for your meal.
Finally, for a quick coffee or lunch with a magical touch, try The Elephant House. This coffee shop was made famous by author J.K. Rowling; she wrote her first Harry Potter novel in this very coffee shop.
Best of Edinburgh: Shopping
If you are looking for a light gift or stationary, we would highly recommend Paper Tiger. Explore creative gifts, or grab the notebook of your choice!
For a little more variety with your shopping, enjoy the many shops and lovely views of Ocean Terminal. As an added bonus, you can take a break from your shopping to enjoy the Royal Yacht Britannia, where you will be able to enjoy the harbour from the deck of the Queen’s former yacht!
Best of Edinburgh: Take a Hike!
Edinburgh not only has some gorgeous architecture but some lovely parks as well. Hike up the famous Arthur’s Seat, the highest point in Holyrood Park. You can also explore The Meadows Park, located right outside our My Quartermile Apartments.
If you want to enjoy a nice self-guided tour, why not explore this one, highlighting our favourite spots in the city? Feel free to customize it however you wish!
Best of Edinburgh: Network at Business Pub
Want to mix a little pleasure with your business? Head to the Edinburgh Pub; it is the perfect place to meet entrepreneurs, investors, freelancers, and like-minded business people in a creative space. The pub also boasts a free Wifi connection, you can sort through those last few emails over a nice pint.
If you are looking for the perfect place to rest your head while in Edinburgh, CorporateStays would be happy to host you. Get in touch with one of our corporate housing specialists today.