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Edinburgh in Spring: The Next Big Thing

Welcome to Edinburgh in Spring 2019 Our massive Christmas tree and decorations may be down, but we are getting ready for the next big thing here are Parliament House Hotel. Edinburgh in spring! We lov...


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Not-To-Miss Edinburgh Festivals 2019

As we begin a new year in Edinburgh, let’s take a look at some of the must-see Edinburgh festivals of 2019. One for every month of the year! January: Burn’s Night Burn’s Night is an annual c...


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Light up your Winter with Dazzling Giant Lanterns of China

If you love animals, mythical creatures and huge lantern displays, then you’re in for a treat at Edinburgh Zoo this winter. The spectacular Giant Lanterns of China returned to Edinburgh Zoo last...


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Things to Look Forward to in Edinburgh this January

Beat the January Blues in Edinburgh So, the Christmas and New Year holidays are over, and here we are, back in the real world. Many people find this time of year rather gloomy. In fact, the 21st Janua...


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What’s New at Parliament House Hotel?

2018 Hotel Refurbishment At Parliament House, we like to keep our hotel looking good, so we are constantly updating, refreshing and restoring. This year, we underwent an extensive hotel refurbishment,...


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New Year’s Resolutions for Edinburgh 2019

New Year is just around the corner. And we think it’s time to plan some New Year’s resolutions you really will want to stick to. And, where better to enjoy those resolutions than in our fa...


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Just Engaged? Let’s Celebrate!

Things to do in Edinburgh when you’re Just Engaged Edinburgh is such a spectacular city! It’s the perfect place for just engaged couples to celebrate. Book a romantic break with us and enjoy a nig...


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The Top Christmas Shows in Edinburgh

2018 Must-See Christmas Shows in Edinburgh No Christmas season is complete without a trip to see a festive theatre show. There’s something for everyone, from comedy pantos with famous faces, to fest...


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Microgapping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Microgap (Mini Gap Year) Ideas Ever thought of taking a microgap? Perhaps you’ve been toying with the idea of taking a gap year, but can’t quite manage it. Well, a microgap is like a sho...


Hogmanay Fireworks in Edinburgh

Celebrate NYE Edinburgh with Concerts, Fireworks and Street Parties

Hogmanay (New Year’s Eve) in Edinburgh The clocks have gone back, Bonfire night has been and gone and the nights are drawing in earlier. There’s no escaping the fact that the festive season is...


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Six Nations Rugby in Edinburgh

Every February and March we welcome rugby fans to our hotel, before they make their way to Murrayfield for the Six Nations in Edinburgh. If you’re planning on joining them in 2019, we advise you...


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Stay with us this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and the festive celebrations have already begun here in Edinburgh. So, if you’re looking for hotels in Edinburgh this Christmas, why not book one of our comfortab...


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