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The Four Sisters Boatel

The Four Sisters Boatel offers unique, luxury accommodation on board a wide beam canal boat permanently moored in Edinburgh city centre.

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 The Four Sisters Boatel is a luxury, four-star, self-catering, wide-beam barge 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 in 2 double cabin rooms and a set of kids recessed bunk beds. A double bed-settee is also available in the lounge area to accommodate a further 2 adults for larger groups. The Four Sisters is fully equipped with modern galley kitchen, comfortable lounge area with flat screen TV and smart streaming technology with access to 1000's of movies. There is also a compact, modern shower room with shower, toilet and was-hand basin and a weatherproof outdoor seating area or enjoying evening sunsets over the Union Canal. As well as hiring the boat for unique stays, The Four Sisters Boatel can also be used to host your special events and with our bespoke service, we will make sure it is an event your guests will not forget. We are the only floating boatel company in Edinburgh offering four star luxury self-catering, pet-friendly accommodation. Permanently moored in Lochrin Basin just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh’s historic Old Town and vibrant New Town. The Four Sisters Boatel offers unique, luxury pet-friendly accommodation, so bring your furry family member with you to explore our beautiful city of Edinburgh. There are lots of dog-friendly places to see, eat and drink in Edinburgh and upon check in you will be provided with a welcome pack with lots of information on what to see and where to go.

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Listing Updated: 08/10/2021

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Listing Address

Lochrin Basin
Lower Gilmore Bank

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Wheel Chair Access


Owner Has A Dog


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs


Miscellaneous Notes

The houseboat is moored on a private pontoon.

Enclosed Garden Confirmed








Dog Welcome Pack


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