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Kings Manor Hotel, Edinburgh
Private Car Park
Leisure with pool
The Kings Manor Hotel provides the best of both worlds. Total relaxation, but within easy reach of the city centre.
The Best Western Kings Manor Hotel can be found in the Eastern suburbs of Edinburgh, The family owned and managed hotel is only a few hundred yards from Portobello beach yet only 10 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh city's main attractions and shops.
The Hotel boasts 95 ensuite bedrooms with all the facilities you would expect from a top end 3 star hotel and offers casual dining all day in the Options Bistro with an a la carte menu in Lauders Restaurant.
Amongst the main benefits offered by the Kings Manor are the ample free parking, which in Edinburgh is unusual and also the fabulous and extensive Leisure & Spa facilities available for all guests to use. During the day you can explore all that Edinburgh has to offer, returning to the peace and relaxation of the Kings Manor Hotel, Take a swim, a sauna or book a spa treatment or simply relax in a comfy sofa with your favourite tipple.
The Kings Manor Hotel in Edinburgh offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.
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The Kings Manor Hotel is tastefully decorated with 95 en-suite rooms which are all designated as non- smoking rooms.
6 of the bedrooms that are usually furnished for a family of four (one double bed and two full-sized single beds) can have an extra single bed fitted into these rooms to accommodate a family of five.
The Hotel also has thirteen rooms on the ground floor for those with mobility problems and three rooms fully adapted for use by unaided wheelchair users. Most of the rooms are served by the lift. If you have any problems with stairs please let reservations know when you book.
For that extra special occasion why not book one of the Club Rooms at the Kings Manor? These rooms were recently built to the highest specifications and include attractive design and 21st Century comfort and facilities. All these rooms exceed the minimum size for 4-star bedrooms and all have digital flat screen TVs with Freeview channels and some satellite channels, there is also a PlayStation 2 console for game playing and playing DVDs and CDS ( Games, DVDs, CDs are not provided)
Bar & Restaurant
The Kings Manor Hotel has one main bar and two restaurants, all of which are fully air-conditioned and designated as non-smoking.
Lauders Restaurant is traditional in many ways - offering an extensive menu with many traditional favourites as well as more contemporary dishes. A wide range of wines are on offer. The food could best be described as contemporary European. Lauders offers traditional standards of hospitality and service. As well as dinners, both continental and full Scottish breakfast are served here.
Dinner is served from: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Breakfast is served from: 7:30am - 9:30am
Options Bistro in the Hotel is a popular eating place with a wide range of favourites such as steaks, pizzas and salmon as well as more unusual items such as char grilled vegetables with risotto and tomato salsa. Options is now open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm with the full menu being available from 12noon to 10pm.
The BarZest is an altogether different atmosphere where 'locals' and hotel guests mix in a bright Glass-fronted bar, with outside seating areas and a selection of bar food, BarZest has a lively atmosphere. It is open all day
Your time at the BEST WESTERN Kings Manor Hotel is a chance to start afresh – to go home relaxed and reinvigorated. And the best way to clear your mind is to spend an hour or two at the Fountain Spa health and leisure club.
Despite the hi-tech facilities, the atmosphere at Fountain Spa is warm and inclusive. There's a relaxing activity for everyone in the 20-metre pool, gym, spa bath, sauna, steam room, and tennis court. And if there's anything you're unfamiliar with, the trained team will guide you through.
The Balcony Spa is open to hotel residents, leisure club members and the general public. The Spa also offers pamper breaks if you and your friends need a little ‘me’ time. You can leave relaxed and pampered as never more.
This 3 star hotel in Edinburgh is very much a family friendly hotel and as such they actively promote the leisure club as one of the attractions to families staying at the hotel. However there are restrictions on children’s use of the facilities both in what facilities can be used and on times of use of the pool.
As there is not a full time lifeguard there are strict child supervision conditions that need to be adhered to. If you are a family planning a trip to the hotel it may be helpful to read these guidelines or contact the spa management in advance to avoid any confusion or disappointment.
Poolside Rules & Guidelines:
Child Access (under 15 years): 9am – 7pm – Monday to Thursday
8am – 8pm – Friday to Sunday
Children under 15 are not permitted to use the swimming pool unless supervised by an adult
Children under 15 years must be supervised on a 1:2 basis
Directions to Kings Manor Hotel, Edinburgh
In Princes Street, look for the stops for Lothian Buses service 44. You'll find them on the shops side of the street at the junctions with Castle Street and Frederick Street, and opposite the Scott Monument. Buses run roughly every 15 minutes, and the journey takes about 20 minutes. Just ask the driver to let you know when to get off. Or you could take the First Bus Service numbers 44 or 124 from St Andrew's Square.
Caution: City-centre roadworks are currently disrupting bus services. The information above describes the normal situation. Check the Lothian Buses website for temporary bus-stop locations.
From Edinburgh Waverly Station, take the cross rail service to Brunstane. The trip takes just 7 minutes. Leave the station on the Brunstane Road South side. Turn left, and walk to the end of the road (about 300 metres), then turn right on to Milton Road East. The hotel is about 300 metres on your right.
If you're approaching Edinburgh from the west, follow the A720 city bypass all the way to the A1. At that point, turn left to join visitors coming in from the east on the A1. Continue on the A1 for a mile and a half. Cross the Asda roundabout. At the first set of lights, turn right on to the A199. The hotel is on the right-hand side of the road after about 330 metres. There's plenty of parking space.
The Hotel is served by a main bus service to Edinburgh city centre, so you can leave your car safely in the car park throughout your stay. If driving, The Hotel is also only a couple of minutes from the Edinburgh city bypass.
As well as being justifiably famous for its historical and cultural highlights, Edinburgh is no less blessed for those who wish to relax in the great outdoors.
Just a few hundred yards from the hotel is the golden sands of Portobello Beach, A summer paddle, building a sandcastle and even an invigorating winter walk is always much better when accompanied with an ice cream!
Walking in Edinburgh is by far the best way to see it, there are numerous trails and guided walks to take in the dark recesses of the city, what other capital city can provide you with and extinct volcano (Arthurs Seat). Surrounding the city we have the Pentland Hills where a brisk 30 minute climb takes you back to nature as does the John Muir costal path in East Lothian.
Cyclists are very well catered for in the city where there are several trails that will allow you to crisscross the city without competing for road space with buses and cars.
Looking for a Golf Hotel in Edinburgh? The Kings Manor is only minutes from the course with the earliest record of golf being played- Old Musselburgh. Sir John Foulis, an Edinburgh accountant, recorded in his accounts book on 2nd March 1672 ".. played golfe at Musselburgh lost £3 5s 0d." - somthings dont change!
The whole of East Lothian's range of challenging Links courses are only a short drive away. The Open Qualifying courses of Gullane, Dunbar, Longniddry and North Berwick West offer a challenge to the best of golfers – even if the wind does not blow. The less well-known courses at North Berwick East Links, Whitekirk and Kilspindie offer a great day out for golfers of all abilities.