Mar 01, 2022
Make your trip stress free by staying near Edinburgh Airport
As one of Scotland’s busiest airports, Edinburgh Airport hosts millions of passengers each year who are visiting the city and discovering all that the country has to offer. Located only 25 minutes from the city centre via car, Edinburgh Airport is also easily accessible by rail or tram.
The convenient location of Fraser Suites, Edinburgh makes for an ideal accommodation choice for visitors. Our handy, city centre location, as well as our outstanding service and suites, are what make us one of the top boutique hotels near Edinburgh Airport.
We are located just off the Royal Mile on St Giles Street with views over Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh’s Old Town. Our desirable setting is appealing to guests looking to be situated in the hmestic and international destinations such as London, Paris, New York, Orlando and Abu Dhabi. It also hosts many major airlines including Etihad Airways, British Airways, Norwegian, Delta and Aer Lingus. This makes Edinburgh Airport extremely popular for travellers coming to Edinburgh from all over the world.
The history of Edinburgh Airport
Edinburgh airport originally existed as a British air defence base in World War I which opened in 1916. During World War II the RAF took over the airbase, building a 3,900 ft. runway. Still, under military control, the first commercial flight took off in 1956 from Edinburgh to London and in 1956 the first passenger terminal was built.
Construction and expansion first took place at Edinburgh Airport in 1973 and the latest addition was built in 2013 when the terminal building was extended to the Edinburgh Airport tram stop. Thanks to this extension, reaching Fraser Suites, Edinburgh is simple by tram making it one of the most ideal hotels near Edinburgh Airport.
Services and facilities
Throughout Edinburgh Airport there is a wide range of services offered to passengers to ensure their travels are as stress-free as possible and the staff are available to assist with problems and concerns. Services and facilities are widely available throughout the airport to ensure your journey is an easy one. Some of these include bag wrapping, car hire, currency exchange, complimentary Wi-Fi, dry cleaning, family facilities and the VisitScotland Information Centre.
If you happen to have a long wait at Edinburgh Airport there are plenty of facilities to keep you entertained so that you can relax and enjoy your time before your flight. Escape the hustle and bustle and take some time out in one of our passenger lounges.
The Aspire Lounge, No1 Lounge and British Airways Lounge offer luxury and exclusivity for guests. Each lounge provides comfort while you relax amongst sophisticated style and chic décor. In the lounges you can indulge in complimentary Wi-Fi, a selection of fresh food and snacks, refreshments both soft and alcoholic, as well as widescreen TVs and an assortment of magazines and newspapers. Choosing to spend time in one of Edinburgh Airport’s lounges is a great way to continue your lavish trip after your stay in your boutique suites at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh.
Dining at Edinburgh Airport
Waiting around Edinburgh Airport does not have to be uneventful; in fact, it can be very enjoyable and exciting. There is an array of appetising dining options throughout the airport where you can pass the time by or simply unwind with a delicious meal before your flight. There is a range of casual cafés within the airport such as AMT Coffee, Caffè Nero, Costa, Eat, Starbucks and Krispy Kreme which are perfect to grab last-minute snacks.
For a meal that will hold you over until you reach your destination why not try Fringe Bar & Eating Place which offers a delicious selection of hot and cold food as well as popular beers, wines and spirits. For more meal options there is the family-friendly Gathering and two Wetherspoon restaurants; The Turnhouse and Sir Walter Scott. If you are after something other than pub food, there is YoSushi which is always a popular favourite.
Looking for something more upscale? You must visit Flutes and Tails Champagne Bar serving a selection of champagne, wine, spirits, beers and cocktails amongst an elegant and sophisticated setting that will give anyone a sense of first-class leisure. This is a great option for some self-indulgence after your experience of luxurious amenities at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh.
Shopping at Edinburgh Airport
Do you still need to buy souvenirs for the family? Have you forgotten those last-minute travel essentials? No need to worry, the fine selection of shopping at Edinburgh Airport will have you covered. Shops range from fashion brands to technology, to even an art gallery. Some of these include Accessorize, Hugo Boss, Fat Face, JD Sports, MAC Cosmetics, Dixons Travel and Scottish Fine Gifts.
Your time at Edinburgh Airport can be easily spent treating yourself and your loved ones to our fantastic selection of impressive shops. Duty-Free provides wines, spirits, cosmetics, fashion, perfumes and confectionaries all at unbeatable prices you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you are looking for clothes, make-up or just some reading material for the plane, you are bound to find something that will suit all preferences. Duty-Free is an exciting part of travelling through Edinburgh Airport.
Hotels near Edinburgh airport - staying at Fraser Suites
During your stay at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh you will find the handy location of the hotel extremely convenient for transport links, local shopping, dining and attractions. Our ideal setting makes our hotel suites near Edinburgh Airport one of the most desired places to stay for tourists visiting the city.
While at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh, why not take advantage of our renowned rewards programme, Fraser World where you can access various perks. One of these is complimentary airport transfers which are fantastic when travelling to or from our hotel near Edinburgh Airport. This benefit is just one of many which you can enjoy when you become an official member of the Fraser Family. So sign up today to begin enjoying the exclusive offers available to Fraser World Members.
Located in close proximity to Edinburgh Airport, Fraser Suites, Edinburgh is extremely desirable for visitors to the city whether it be for business or pleasure. The easy accessibility of the airport to and from the hotel, by car, rail or tram is simple and stress-free. Choosing to stay at Fraser Suites, Edinburgh is the first step in creating the perfect visit to Edinburgh that is hassle-free and memorable.