Accommodation near cruise liner terminal, with parking


Compare rates and see our cheapest prices for hotels, apartments for rent and b&b’s or guest houses around the Leith cruise terminal. Accommodation at Leith docks, waterfront, quays and harbour. Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Travelscope and Classic International Cruises frequently feature cruises that start and end in/around Leith Edinburgh.

The old port area of Edinburgh, Leith, has many atmospheric bars, bistros and boutiques and is only 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre. Scotland’s major motorways, including the A1, the Edinburgh by-pass, the M8 and the M9 are located within easy reach.

The new cruise ship passenger building was opened in 2006 in the district of Leith, to the north of the city of Edinburgh. Several hotels, apartments for rent and cosy b&b’s or guest houses can be found within easy reach of the terminal. Many establishments offer free on-site car parking as well.

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Ocean Cruise Terminal in Edinburgh (waterfront)


cunard line cruise ship leith edinburghThe cruise line terminal of Leith is located at Leith Western Harbour, 3 miles from Edinburgh city centre in Scotland. The terminal building is opened in 2006 and is located next to the Royal Yacht Britannia and Ocean Terminal Shopping Mall. Situated 15 minutes via public transport from Edinburgh city centre.

Opposite the cruise terminal is the Ocean Terminal retail and leisure complex. The Ocean Terminal is a large shopping centre built on former industrial docklands. Both Leith Cruise Liner Terminal ans the shopping centre is easy accessible by car, bus, taxi or coach.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Travelscope and Classic International Cruises frequently feature cruises that start and end in/around Edinburgh.

Address : Ocean Drive West, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ Scotland

Contact : Port Manager: Fiona Doherty (also Rosyth and Burntisland), Imperial House, Albert Dock, Leith, EH6 7DN

Larger cruise vessels dock at South Queensferry, 10 miles from the city centre.

Cheap Hotel and B&B rooms near Leith Port (with Parking)


leith hotelA very popular cheap hotel near by the Leith cruise docks is Edinburgh Thistle Guest House. This b&b is located not far from the cruise terminal. The Edinburgh Thistle Guest House provides 8 recently refurbished rooms, available as single, double, twin and family.

Another very popular Port Hotel next to Leith Cruise Terminal is the Express by Holiday Inn Waterfront. This 3 star hotel is located next to the Ocean Terminal in Leith Scotland, close to the cruise ship terminal. It offers excellent transport links to the city centre and free car parking.

One of the best hotels close to Leith Cruise Terminals is luxury 4 star Malmaison Edinburgh.This hotel offers luxury rooms, many with port views. Enjoy real French cooking and fabulous wines in a traditional Brasserie buzz. Excellent lucxury hotel not far from the Leith cruise port terminal.

Many hotels, apartments and b&b’s close to the port offer free and secure public parking. One of the finest accommodation around the Leith cruise port is 4 star Sandaig Guest House. This victorian guest house is located not far from the terminal and the city centre is only 10 minutes away. From this property there is a regular bus service into the city centre and a wealth of gourmet restaurants in the fashionable Water of Leith area.

Several accommodations nearby the port terminal offer family rooms. We can recommend you 4 star Hot-el-apartments Edinburgh Waterfront. These bright, modern luxury apartments are located on Edinburgh’s waterfront near the cruise terminal of Leith and just a 10-minute walk from the Ocean Terminal shopping centre. With fantastic views and plenty of space is this ideal for a family group. Luxury residences ideal for family holidays ! Look for apartment rentals in Edinburgh.

Find the perfect stay in Edinburgh at the Leith cruise docks and ocean terminal !

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Port of Leith in Edinburgh Scotland


Name : Port of Leith

Location : in the district of Leith, north east of the city centre of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Address Leith Ocean Terminal : Ocean Drive West, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ Scotland

Nearest Parking : car parking facilities are available adjacent to the terminal

Postcode district : EH

Region : Lothian, Scottish Lowlands

Country : Scotland

Tel : +44 (0) 131 555 8700

Nearest Hotels and B&B’s : in the district of Leith, Edinburgh city centre.

How to get to Leith – Edinburgh


By Car :

From the M8 (Heading North) continue North on the M8. At Hermiston Junction, take the first exit onto the A720 ramp, then merge onto the A720. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A8 ramp to Leith/Edinburgh West and North, merge onto the A8/Glasgow Road.

Take a slight left on Glasgow Road. Then turn left at A902/Maybury Road and go through one roundabout. Take a slight right on the A90/Queens Ferry Road and continue to follow the A90. Turn left at A902/Telford Road.

At Crewe Toll, take the third exit onto the A902/Ferry Road.  Continue to follow the A902 and then turn left at A901/North Junction Street. Continue to follow the A901. The A901 turns slightly right and becomes Ocean Drive. Go through one roundabout.

At the next roundabout, take the second exit and stay on Ocean Drive. The cruise line terminal of Leith will be on your left.

By Bus :

Leith is connected to the city by several bus services operated by Lothian Buses, the local operator.

By Train :

The nearest train to the cruise terminal is Edinburgh Waverley Station. The railway station is a short taxi ride away from the Ocean Cruise Terminal.

By Air :

Edinburgh Airport : Leith is a 30 minute taxi ride from Edinburgh Airport.

Nearby Attractions and Sights


Royal Yacht HMY Britannia (Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland): famous museum ship and former Royal Yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. See how the Royal family sailed when this ship was in use.

Pilrig St. Paul’s Church (1b Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, Scotland /Cowgate): very beautiful church.

Mansfield Place Church (East London Street, EH7 4BL, Scotland /Broughton): just minutes from Princes Street, you’ll find Mansfield Place Church (also known as the Mansfield Traquair Centre). Outside it has an old façade of wonderful neo-Norman architecture.

Royal Botanic Garden (The Garden, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR, Scotland /Stockbridge): beautifully maintained large park with a series of green houses, each with a different climate, flora and fauna. Free admission.

Inverleith Park (Arboretum Pl, Scotland): well maintained public park in Edinburgh’s City Centre.