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The Four Sisters Boatel - hand built luxury

Luxury 4* accommodation in Edinburgh City Centre.

A first for Scotland, The Four Sisters Boatel is a luxury, four star, self catering, canal houseboat, accommodation located in the very heart of Edinburgh city centre and has been awarded 4 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board.   


She is a purpose built, permanently moored, static wide-beam houseboat, so don’t worry if you haven’t got your sea legs, there are no currents or tides and sea/canal sickness is not an issue.

A massive 55' by 10' 6" with 6' 4" of headroom, she can sleep up to 4 adults and 2 children under 10 years comfortably. 

A double bed-settee is also available in the lounge area to accommodate larger groups.

The Four Sisters Boatel is within walking distance of many of the delights Edinburgh has to offer. Whether you’re a culture vulture, shopaholic or a disco diva, The Four Sisters is the ideal location to meet all of your holiday needs and offers a unique experience for the discerning traveller that even the kids will enjoy. 




"This was an ideal location in Central Edinburgh in a quiet area. The boat was equipped with everything you need including powerful shower and well stocked kitchen. It wouldnt be for anyone with mobility issues due to the steep steps into the boat but beds were comfortable and heating was very effective. It was a nice touch to have fresh flowers in the living area. We would deffinately reccomend as an alternative to the usual city centre hotels and would also reccomend Loudens coffee shop for breakfast." - Trip Advisor 2015



 "unusual choice of accomodation but really fantastic" - Trip Advisor 2015







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The Four Sisters is now available to rent on an hourly basis for corporate meetings, private meetings and social events. Please contact us directly for more information.


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The Four Sisters Boatel
Lower Gilmore Bank, Lochrin Basin Fountainbridge Edinburgh EH39NY


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The Christmas period is well and truly upon us! Edinburgh has become a festive hub for all sorts of fun things for all ages to enjoy. Whether its a carol srvice at Saint Giles Cathedral, a walk through Edinburghs Chrisstmas market thats packed with beautiful interesting tings to buy and taste. With the chrismas music chiming from all corners of the city you will not be able to help but feel in the Christmas spirit. The Street Of Lights on George Street is a magical place to spend te evening with stalls and christmas treats to enjoy. A huge ammount more is available to enjoy in Edinburgh this Christmas season and we also have some fantastic offers available to make your trip to edinburgh even more special. take the family and enjoy the luxury of your own private boat which is fully central heated and you will feel cosy even in the coldest of winters. it is a wonderful place to stay in the cold winter where you can batton down the hatches and enjou the huge ammout of ammenities on board.

Bring in the New Year in style on board your own luxury boat. Party at the Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party and walk just five minutes back to your private boat in the vity centre. A new year you ill never forget and a memorable experience to share with friends and family.