Category Archives: Edinburgh History

Things to Do Edinburgh Top 10 things to see and do

Visiting Edinburgh is perhaps one of the most memorable experiences you shall have.  Edinburgh city offers a wealth of experiences and interests to satisfy every appetite of interest from travellers who visit our amazing city.  Hotels.tv in  Edinburgh provides a … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Hotel Review And Video – The Howard Hotel

Edinburgh has an amazing selection of luxury boutique hotels to choose from but none as discreet and timeless as The Howard. Today I bring you a review of The Howard, a 5-star hotel brimming with charm, personality and romance.

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Scotland’s History Festival in Edinburgh

I recently attended a launch of Scotland’s History Festival, a brand new and exciting festival for Edinburgh, that will take place this November. Below you can read more about Scotland’s History Festival.

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Family History Month in the USA – We Can Help You In Scotland

October is Family History Month in many states across the United States. At this time of year we get many amateur genealogists contact us at Hotels.tv to ask questions about places in or near Edinburgh, or looking to speak with … Continue reading

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Hotels.tv Edinburgh History Insights #3: Bute House, New Town

On the north side of Charlotte Square stand a series of handsome terraces built from 1792 to 1805. The largest, and by far the grandest of the three, is number 6, the official residence of the Scottish First Minister since … Continue reading

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Hotels.tv Edinburgh History Insights #2: 17 Heriot Row, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Childhood Home

At 17 Heriot Row stands the former childhood home of one of Edinburgh’s greatest writers – Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson is most well known for writing classic novels such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll … Continue reading

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Hotels.tv Edinburgh History Insights #1 Dundas House

At 36 St. Andrew Square, flanking the East Side of the Square itself, is the impressive Dundas House, now the global Headquarters for the Royal Bank of Scotland, one of the world’s biggest banking firms.

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Top Hotels On Or Near Edinburgh’s Grassmarket

Locals and travellers have been coming to Edinburgh’s Grassmarket to trade and enjoy themselves for over 500 years. The Grassmarket sits in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle in the Old Town. This is where once animals were traded and where criminals … Continue reading

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Guide To Hotels In Leith, Edinburgh

Leith is an area of Edinburgh that sits to the North East of the city centre. Leith used to be a separate town from Edinburgh, and today many locals still consider themselves from Leith, not Edinburgh. Today Leith is a … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Hotel Review – Ten Hill Place Hotel

Edinburgh has a wonderful range of superb boutique hotels to choose from and Ten Hill Place Hotel is definitely one of them. At www.Hotels.tv we hand-pick hotels for you, and I would strongly recommend you take the opportunity to experience … Continue reading

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