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Oct 11 - Oct 12
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The check in was wonderful (front desk). The rooms were nice. However, we had a shower that sprayed into the floor and needed extra towels. I asked the maid on the hall for help. She was outright angry that she was asked. I do not have her name, but she worked at 9PM on 12/30/19 near rooms 146-147. ...
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Friendly staff, clean rooms, great to have a bar downstairs and location is perfect!
Find cheap car rental deals in Edinburgh, Scotland
The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is also one of the UK’s most beautiful cities, with its medieval and Georgian architecture, and famous hills, castles and palaces. Rent a car through Orbitz and you can explore all these and more, before venturing out to experience the stunning landscapes of rural Scotland.
Renting a car in Scotland, like everywhere else, comes with certain rules and regulations. Here are some of the most important to bear in mind.
In the UK, car rental age restrictions vary a great deal between different rental companies. Most require you to be 21 years old, but some will allow renters as young as 19, and others still will require you to be at least 23.
Regardless, many suppliers will charge a young driver surcharge for those under 25, which can be quite expensive. There is not generally a maximum age limit.
If you hold a driving license from a European Union country, then you’re entitled to drive any type of vehicle in Scotland that is listed on your license.
No, many suppliers will allow you to pay for your deposit and rental with a debit card instead.
There’s often no requirement to pay when you book, with many suppliers allowing you to pay when you pick up your car. However, you may be able to save money by paying in full when you book, with some suppliers offering reduced rates.
Edinburgh is famous the world over as the capital of Scotland and the home of the world’s largest arts festival in the shape of the Edinburgh Fringe. Here are some of the city’s highlights.
Edinburgh Castle looms above the city from its perch on Castle Rock. Roam its ramparts and get a feel for life here in centuries past, learning about the castle’s long history at the National War Museum. You can also view the Stone of Destiny, a legendary rock associated with the Scottish monarchy.
Edinburgh’s not all about historic architecture – the striking Scottish Parliament Building was opened in 2004 and is a modern monument to contemporary Scotland. Take a free tour and learn all about the symbolic quirks of the unusual building and the workings of Scottish government.
Having explored the cultural and historical sights of central Edinburgh, jump in your rental car and head to nearby Hermitage of Braid, a historic nature reserve, and home to hills, forest and scrubland. Hike through the wilderness and spot foxes, rabbits and otters.
Edinburgh is a great European capital, diverse enough that renting a car is the best way to see it – explore your options with Orbitz today.