Left Luggage in Edinburgh – Tips and Voucher Code

Budget Luggage Storage in Edinburgh

Where to store your luggage in Edinburgh? Our guests are welcome to drop off any luggage at our office (24 St Stephen Street; zoom out or centre map below) from midday on Monday to Friday prior to checking in; please … Continue reading

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Parking in Edinburgh

Castle Terrace Car Park

There are a few different types of parking in Edinburgh. The availability of on-street parking varies; some of our properties have this facility and so if you consider it essential, we advise you send us an email (info[at]greatbase.co.uk) so we can identify … Continue reading

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Where Can I Ceilidh (‘kay-lay’) in Edinburgh?

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Last updated on 21/11/2019 C-E-I-L-I-D-H/K-E-I-L-I-D-H: pronounced ‘kay-lay’ ‘Ceilidh’ is a Gaelic word literally translating as ‘a visit’, but it can also denote a dance, a concert, or a party; its social connotations are reflected in its derivation from the Old … Continue reading

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Time for a Change of Scenery (almost)

Where will you go? Most of us are starting to fantasize about what will be the first thing we do when lockdown restrictions are lifted. Hug your family first, for sure! But then you’ll probably be looking forward to a … Continue reading

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Our cleaning policy

Our Greatbase cleaners are thorough and professional at all times. Having sparkling clean properties for our guests is always our highest priority. But in these Covid-19 days, that means cleaning and then disinfecting, using products with bleach or at least … Continue reading

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Where to go walking in Edinburgh

  If you’re looking for a hassle-free (not to mention literally free!), healthy and memorable way to explore Edinburgh, taking a stroll through the city centre is an ideal option. Edinburgh has several scenic routes to cultivate an easeful frame … Continue reading

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Where to buy chocolate in Edinburgh

Where to buy chocolate in Edinburgh  Chocolate is entwined with a number of special occasions in the United Kingdom – principally Valentine’s Day but also Easter, Christmas, anniversaries, birthdays and other special occasions. The gifting of chocolate on Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Where to buy flowers in Edinburgh

Banks Florists Edinburgh display

Where to buy flowers in Edinburgh Edinburgh has no shortage of quality florists and below you can find our roundup of flower shops in the city centre. These are the perfect places to visit if you’re looking for flowers, gifts … Continue reading

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6 Nations 2020 in Edinburgh

RBS 6 Nations 2020 Murrayfield Stadium

Scotland’s second home match of the 2020 Six Nations Championship will see them face down France on Saturday 8th March, with kick-off at 3pm. Our properties within central Edinburgh are an easy walk or bus ride from Scotland’s largest stadium. … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s Best Romantic Restaurants

Our round-up of Edinburgh’s best romantic restaurants for Valentine’s day. It’s that time of year again and St Valentine has us all wondering how best to surprise our significant other (or how best to attract one perhaps). Either way, whether … Continue reading

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Edinburgh’s best Ethnic Restaurants

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in Edinburgh With a budding street food scene and a growing list of Michelin star restaurants, Edinburgh is fast developing a reputation for culinary excellence, particularly with regard to Scotland’s famed natural produce. However, Haggis, Whiskey … Continue reading

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Best Six Nations Pubs in Edinburgh, 2020

Best Six-Nations pubs in Edinburgh It’s that time of year again so prepare yourselves for the growing anticipation, misplaced aspirations and inevitable crushing disappointments (if the blood in your veins has a Caledonian flavour at least) as we document the … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Edinburgh 2020 Guide – Events and Accommodation

Chinese New Year 2020 Edinburgh Guide and Burns & Beyond 2020 Guide - Discover how to spend Burns Night and Chinese New Year in Edinburgh and check out the range of holiday apartments in Edinburgh Greatbase Apartments Edinburgh offered.

Chinese New Year 2020 Edinburgh Guide – Events and Accommodation 2020 marks a special year between Scottish and Chinese Culture because the Lunar Chinese New Year and Robert Burns Night both fall on the same date – 25th January 2020 … Continue reading

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