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26 Linkfield Road
0.6 Miles from the centre

Set opposite Musselburgh Racecourse, Arden House is a Victorian villa which still retains its original features. Conveniently located 1 mile from the beach and 30 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, guests can explore the beautiful Scottish countryside as well as easily reach the capital. The rooms feature free WiFi, a TV, and a hospitality tray with tea/coffee making facilities. Some rooms overlook the golf course and racecourse. Guests can enjoy a full and varied continental breakfast. This includes cereals, fresh fruit, breads, pastries, cold meat and cheeses, coffee, tea, fruit juice and yoghurts. With many golf courses nearby, Arden House is proudly situated opposite Musselburgh Links, which claims to be the oldest continuously played golf course in the world. The beautiful Inveresk Lodge Garden is 1 mile from the property. Free on-street parking is possible beside the house. The property is 1 mile to the nearest train station with direct trains into Edinburgh City taking just 10 minutes. Buses to Edinburgh stop just outside the house and journeys take 30 minutes.

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per night from £92
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by Musselburgh, East Lothian
2.2 Miles from the centre

One of the great Castle Mansion Houses of Scotland, Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate is a place of intimate grandeur. And to arrive here, is to weave your own journey into a story that goes back to 1480 when our first foundation stone was laid. Since then, we have been a gathering place for Kings and Queens, Princes and Princesses and over the centuries the great and the good have also come to warm themselves by our fires and feast from our banqueting tables. And today, more strongly than ever, the banner that reigns over Carberry Tower continues to reflect the matchless values of excellence, abundance and grace - coupled together of course, with the very warmest of Scottish hospitality.

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per night from £145
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Faside Estate nr Edinburgh
2.4 Miles from the centre

Around 10 miles east of Edinburgh city centre, the 14th-century castle on Faside Estate provides luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation. It offers free parking and WiFi and continental breakfast served in your room. The room includes a double bed, flat-screen TV, seating area with feature fireplace and a kitchenette with kettle and toaster. There is a bathroom with bath and panoramic views from the roof-top walkway. Continental breakfast is provided to enjoy in your room each morning. Faside Estate is less than 2 miles from the town of Tranent, and a 10-minute drive from the Royal Musselburgh Golf Club. City centre attactions including Edinburgh Castle, the Festival Theatre and Holyrood Park are less than 30 minutes’ drive away.

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per night from £170
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Best Western Kings Manor Hotel

3534 reviews by TrustYou
100 Milton Road East
1.6 Miles from the centre

The Best Western Kings Manor Hotel is one of the most idyllic places to stay in Edinburgh, enjoying a quiet location in the capital cities eastern suburbs. Despite this calm and peaceful setting, you’ll still have easy access to Edinburgh’s many attractions, shops, bars and restaurants, which are just 20 minutes away. The hotel itself is a delightful 160-year-old building, boasting a rich history as it was once used as a convent. The Best Western Manor Hotel Edinburgh places you only half a mile away from Musselburgh picturesque harbor and the golden sands of Portobello Beach, whilst Edinburgh Castle is just a 20 minute drive from the hotel. The Scottish National Gallery is also just 20 minutes away and stands as a neo-classical building with one of the world’s greatest collections of fine art…truly the best way to spend a rainy day. On a finer day, head to the Royal Botanic Gardens and enjoy the lavish landscape and greenhouses. With the second largest hotel-based leisure club in the city, there's more than enough room for relaxation at the Best Western Kings Manor Hotel in Edinburgh. This three-star spot has 100 en suite bedrooms, including twin/double rooms, club rooms and rooms with wheelchair access. When it comes to dining, the Best Western comes out on top yet again thanks to it superb cuisine. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a particularly special evening meal, an informal bite or a leisurely lunch, you’ll be well catered for. Choose either our contemporary (and recently refurbished) Lauders Restaurant for an impressive a la carte Menu, the Options Bistro for popular classics/inventive modern dishes in a relaxed setting, or Bar Zest for a drinks and moreish bar snacks. What’s more, children under 12 stay for free when visiting with 2 adults – proving the cherry on top of the cake. The Best Western Manor Hotel is proud to be a pet-friendly hotel in Edinburgh.

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per night from £63
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Arden House Hotel

26 Linkfield Road
per night from £104
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Hotels in Musselburgh

Set in a historical town on the coast of the Firth of Forth, Musselburgh hotels are an excellent base for exploring the countryside of East Lothian and the nearby city of Edinburgh.


Musselburgh Links dates back to 1672 although there is evidence to suggest that Mary Queen of Scots played golf on the site of the current course in 1567. The nine-hole course is open to visitors and is a great choice for both beginners and more experienced players.

Museums and houses

The best place to learn about the town history and its longstanding connection to the nearby city of Edinburgh is the Musselburgh Museum. The museum features many photographs, artefacts and documents charting the area's history and is worth visiting for a few hours. In nearby Prestongrange there is the Prestongrange Museum, located in a former colliery and dedicated to detailing Scotland's industrial heritage.

In the village of Inveresk you'll find Shepherd House with an elegant one-acre garden that's perfect for family picnics. Also nearby is Newhailes, a 17th-century villa with an impressive 18th-century garden. Or if you're looking for something a little more expansive, Dalkeith Country Park features a 500-acre woodland full of woodland trails and riverside walks.


The area around Musselburgh is teeming with gardens and public parks. Inveresk Lodge Garden is a charming place to relax with a good book during the warm summer months while Inwood has a varied number of plant species to encounter. If you head towards Edinburgh you'll find the area's most iconic landmark, Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano that sits 251m above sea level.

Food and drink

Musselburgh roughly means mussel-town, and the area is renowned for its delicious seafood. Clark Brothers Fish Merchant is a good place to get some freshly caught fish and the town has plenty of restaurants serving mouthwatering seafood dishes.


Only six miles away from Musselburgh is the lively and historical city of Edinburgh, featuring a fantastic array of historical and cultural points of interest. From Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile to the modern shops along Princes Street, Edinburgh is packed full of landmarks, shopping centres, restaurants, museums, cafés and bars.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Musselburgh

What are the best hotels to stay in Musselburgh?

Faside Estate, Carberry Tower Mansion House And Estate and Arden House are some of the popular hotels in Musselburgh.

What are the most convenient hotel rates in Musselburgh?

The cheapest price for a double room in Musselburgh is £92, offered by Arden House.

What hotels are in the central Musselburgh neighborhood?

The best hotels near the center of Musselburgh are Arden House, Carberry Tower Mansion House And Estate and Faside Estate.

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