Explore South Queensferry
A scenic experience just 25 minutes from Edinburgh, enjoy a short stroll down to the quaint, cobbled village high street just 15 minutes away with views of the River Forth as well as all three famous bridges; Forth Rail Bridge, Queensferry Crossing, and Forth Road Bridge.
Embark on a boat trip to Inchcolm Abbery and Island in the River Forth or enjoy the nature trails and scenic walks found at the 17th century Hopetoun House, a 10 minute drive away.
Enjoy a day out in neighbouring North Queensferry with a 15 minute drive to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s National Aquarium.
We are just a 20 minute drive away from the Royal Highland Centre for the annual Royal Highland Show; the perfect location to experience one of Scotland's most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life.
How to find us
11 Ferrymuir Retail Park, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9QZ
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Three beautiful castle wedding venues are close by, including Dundas Castle, Dalhousie and Carlowrie Castle. A popular partner for guests attending nearby weddings, Dakota is the perfect retreat to relax before and after the celebrations.
Easy access to Fife
Drive to St Andrews, the home of golf in an hour, for scenic views of the East Neuk coastal route, Scotland’s Secret Bunker and incredible golf courses, as well as wedding venues and St Andrews University.
All guests can enjoy plentiful free car parking for the duration of their stay.
055° 85′ 56.399″, -003° 24′ 2.399″ (55.982367, -3.400478)
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Guests booking directly can enjoy our complimentary airport transfer service between Edinburgh Airport and Dakota Edinburgh, Monday to Friday between 6am and 10pm. This service must be pre-booked and is subject to availability.
Our airport hotel offers a Stay, Park, Fly package starting from £105 per room per night, with up to 14 nights’ free car parking.
Dalmeny Station, with its regular trains into Edinburgh city centre, is a short five-minute drive from Dakota Edinburgh. For domestic and international flights, you can reach Edinburgh Airport in just 15 minutes.
Take the 45 minute journey on the X43 bus between St Andrew’s Square in Edinburgh city centre to Ferrymuir Retail Park by our hotel.
Things to do in Edinburgh
Scotland’s stunning capital city is a 25 minute train or drive away, world-renowned for its arts scene and architecture, from the towering Edinburgh Castle and famous Royal Mile, to events like the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the unmissable Military Tattoo. Whatever brings you here, from work to a wedding, our hotel in South Queensferry is ideally placed to both immerse yourself and retreat.
A 25 minute drive away from BT Murrayfield Rugby Stadium makes our hotel perfectly located to enjoy sporting and music events from the comfort of our idyllic South Queensferry location.
Events near South Queensferry
Dakota Edinburgh is well-placed for access to the city’s many events. The world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo both take place 30 minutes from our hotel. While Linlithgow Palace for Party at the Palace and the Royal Highland Show and Centre are within 15 minutes drive.
If you’re a keen sports fan, it’s just 25 minute drive to BT Murrayfield Stadium. Other attractions near Dakota Edinburgh include Deep Sea World and the iconic Forth Rail Bridges and South Queensferry Crossing.
Edinburgh city centre, with its thriving independent shops and national chains is just a 20 minute train ride away from Dakota Edinburgh. Within a 20 minute drive South Gyle Retail Park and Hermiston Gait Retail Park has all your high street favourites.