Bordering Edinburgh and North Berwick is East Lothian, a laid-back region composed of nearly 50 towns and villages. The area boasts a rich history, with perfectly preserved historical sites like Dirleton Castle, which dates all the way back to the 13th century, and Tantallon Castle, which was built in the early 14th century. Sitting along a coastline, East Lothian also draws in thousands of visitors who love the sun and sea. Its sprawling greenery also makes it quite a popular destination among golf enthusiasts, with numerous golf ranges scattered around the area. Planning your next trip to East Lothian? We’ve selected the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in the area to help you find the right one for you! Check them out below.
Planning a solo adventure, or perhaps a romantic trip with your partner? This seaside room would be the perfect abode for you! The room features a comfortable and spacious double bed. There is also an ensuite bathroom, complete with bath essentials and extra towels, to keep you feeling fresh and clean. The room is breezy, well-lit, and it comes with comforts like cable TV and Wi-Fi access - you’re sure to feel completely relaxed here! You won’t have to worry about preparing meals in the morning either, as a complimentary breakfast is served by the hosts, every day. Should you wish to explore the area, you can check out the nearby shops, restaurants, and even the beach - all within walking distance!
En suite seaside kingsize roomNorth Berwick, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbreakfast with warm croissants were a great touchlarge comfortable ensuite room with eclectic mix of furniturethe room is clean and all of the amenities we could ask for were already provided and accessiblegreat big room with lots of spacethe house is very stylish full of artistic features and the space is really comfortablevery clean room that matches the advertised pictures perfectlyvery clean with comfortable bedthe room was spotlessly clean and comfortableroom was clean and welcomingfantastic guesthouse the room was very clean and decorated beautifully
Host:really nice hostsfriendly and helpful hostlovely house & great hostsshe was very welcoming and accommodatinguzi and amanda are amazing hostsRead more reviewslocation is super central and very close to the beachexcellent central location tooreally great location within north berwick toofriendly close to all amenatiesthe location is ideal for popping out to the main shopping street and the beach
The Leveret is a classy one-floor apartment located within the quiet village of Aberlady. With a single bedroom and a private bath, the apartment can comfortably host up to four guests at a time, making it ideal for small families or groups. Recently refurbished, the apartment looks and feels as good as new, with plenty of amenities to provide guests with everything they may need during their stay. Some of these include heating, air conditioning, a well-equipped kitchen, cable TV, and Wi-Fi access. There are plenty of things you can enjoy nearby, as well, with a good number of golf courses and nature reserves located within a few minutes of the apartment.
The Leveret- cosy coastal apartmentAberlady, East Lothian, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsit comes with all amenities and most importantly a powerful showera peaceful bedroom with a nice view a comfy bed and a good showerour daughter found the sofa bed very comfortablecosy comfortable and quiet with great amenitieswi-fi is a little up n down but easily sufficient for browsing t'web etcbeautiful place very clean and tidycosy and clean apartmentthe main thing for us was the cleanliness it was perfectgreat place to stay clean and tidy great shower and bed recommend to anyonethe leveret is beautiful very clean and very cozy
Host:great home very friendly hostlovely apartment and friendly helpful hostthe leveret is lovely as was our hostthe hosts made us feel very welcome and looked after us throughout our stayelspeth is a great host - quick to answer questions and happy to help when she canRead more reviewssituated in an ideal locationthe location is idealbeautiful surroundings and close to edinburghbeautiful location and a lovely apartmenta very quiet and relaxing location
If you’re looking for a little peace and quiet on your next trip to East Lothian, this cottage would be the perfect getaway for you! This modest cottage can comfortably accommodate up to four guests at a time. The cottage features a cozy, loft-style sleeping area, as well as a private bath. Guests will also have access to the kitchen, where they can prepare their own meals, as well as the garden, which is a great place to lounge in the cooler months. Those who wish to get out and explore the area will also find the cottage’s location quite convenient, with golf courses, beaches, and restaurants just 20 minutes away!
Garden CottageHaddington, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe apartment has access to great amenities such as a washing machine and dryerthe amenities are perfect for 2 with a wonderful towel warmer and hot showerthere's a big comfortable bed plus a sofa and easy chairthe kitchen was well-equipped and we loved the nespresso machine and starbucks coffee podsa lovely place to stay the cottage is great comfortable and beautifulclean warm comfortable and peacefuleileen's flat was clean cosy and well-appointedthe accommodation is superb; clean bright and so comfortablegreat stay at eileen's very clean and helpfulclean nice space with parking and gardens
Host:eileen is an amazing hostlovely house lovely hostseileen is a good hostlovely hosts - thank youeileen is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsthe location is just perfectideally located close to town yet very secludedgreat location just off the high streetlovely place in a lovely secluded location yet in the heart of the townclose to haddington's centre and yet wonderfully quiet and peaceful
Cozy and inviting, this rustic cottage would be a great place for your next family trip! The cottage features two bedrooms, which can comfortably sleep up to four guests, in all. To help guests keep clean, there is a private bath, complete with bath essentials and a bathtub. Should you wish to prepare and enjoy your own meals, you are free to use the kitchen and dining area. You can also lounge by the fireplace and enjoy each other’s company in the spacious living room. If you and your loved ones wish to explore the area together, there are trains to and from Edinburgh and Berwick that are just 10 minutes away from the cottage.
Country cottage outside EdinburghWhittinghame, Haddington, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscomfortable stay at the cottage and has all the amenities requiredthere is no phone coverage in the cottage but the wifi is perfectthe tv worked perfectly well as did the wifiif you are looking for a true get-away you will love the cozy secluded nature of this roomy cottagethe cottage is lovely and very comfortable for staying atspotless clean and very comfortablefabulous cottage - spacious clean and comfyvery clean comfy beds everything provided for your staythe apartment is very clean and tidywarm comfortable clean everything you could ask for
Host:rhona was a great host and provided detailed directions to the propertyscotland is a wonderful country rhona is a lovely hostthe pack left by rhona was very helpful and informativethe host is very quick at responding to messages and was extremely helpfuldefinitely recommend this cottage with a lovely hostRead more reviewsit’s location suited us perfectly for exploring the region by cara beautiful country location not far from towncharacter bungalow in a great locationconvenient location and lovely quiet spotamazing relaxing and quiet location close to edinburgh and costal towns perfect for a city trip without the bustle
One of the quirkiest and most charming accommodations on this list, The Bus Stop is set on a sprawling local farmland and features modern accommodations made from refurbished bodies of buses. Each studio-style home is best for up to two guests at a time - perfect for solo adventures or a romantic vacation with your partner. The home features a cozy double bed, with a beautiful glass roof directly above it, giving you a great view of the stars. You can also cuddle up by the indoor fireplace and keep warm. There is also a modest, but well-equipped kitchen, where you can prepare your own meals. You can even help yourself to some fresh eggs from the farm, in the morning! Though there is a small shop within the premises where you can buy some essentials, you can also easily get to the city center from The Bus Stop, should you need more supplies, or if you simply wish to explore the area!
Converted Bus with Private Outdoor Hot Tub and Fire PitGifford, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe sunsets and stars were amazing from the hot tub and the bedthe accommodation itself is modern clean and in a stunning locationnice and comfortable clean and full of the essentials :) would definitely go backthe bus is amazing it's clean comfortable and cosyit was incredibly peaceful clean and the hosts elaine and balfour greeted us with a warm welcome
Host:wonderful hosts a wonderful spothosts were helpful and friendlyfantastic accommodation and hostsbalfour was a fantastic host he was on hand from checkout onwardshalf our was very helpful and happy to stop and explain and answer any questionsRead more reviewsfantastic location and amazing accommodationthe bus stop is amazingwow this bus was absolutely amazingit's a great location for walkingi can’t praise the bus stop enough
Like the first accommodation on this list, the Old Bakehouse Retreat was also once a local, family-run bakery. The home has since been beautifully restored and refurbished to become a warm and welcoming guest home. This historic home features two bedrooms, which can accommodate a total of three guests at a time. There is also a private bath, complete with bath essentials and even a hair dryer, to help guests keep feeling fresh. Guests are free to lounge and enjoy some fresh air on the terrace, and prepare their own meals in the kitchen and dining area, which also boasts a great view of the garden. The home is also located in the heart of the village, making it really easy for guests to get to and from nearby areas like North Berwick Law and Edinburgh.
The Old Bakehouse Retreat (45 High Street)East Linton, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsfantastic accommodation the beds are super comfy and the cottage is kitted out with everything you could needrichard and karen`s house is full of character well equipped and comfortablegarden and dining room/sunroom made our stay even nicermy wife and me as well as our nine year old son felt very comfortablevery clean and cosyrenovated clean and tidyit was immaculately cleanthe house was warm clean and well equippedvery homely and clean
Host:hosts were very warm and welcomingkaren was the best host and made us feel very welcomekaren was very helpful and a great hostthe place was spotless and comfortable and the hosts took great care to make us feel at homewould love to return in the future thank you for being friendly hostsRead more reviewsgreat central location and a really comfy bedgreat wee place in fantastic locationit's in a great location to explore in any directionthe location of the house on east linton high street was also niceperfect for what we wanted and a good location to see the n berwick area of scotland
This modern and classy studio apartment would be great for solo travelers and couples looking for a place that is not just totally comfortable, but also Instagram-worthy! The apartment comes with a spacious queen-size bed, which can sleep two at a time. Adjacent to the bed is a cozy, well-lit living area, complete with a TV for entertainment. The private bath is also kept immaculately clean and is equipped with the essentials, to help guests keep fresh. Though somewhat modest in size, the kitchen is well-stocked, with a stove, oven, toaster, and other basic tools needed to prepare simple meals. Guests are also free to help themselves to some tea and coffee, as well as some fresh eggs from the nearby enclosure. Located close to the sea, guests can also easily walk from the apartment to Gullane beach, and back - perfect for a day out in the summer!
Seaview StudioGullane, East Lothian, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment with a gorgeous view of the forthpeace and quiet great views nice touches at the apartmentthe view from the room is gorgeous and the bed was very comfyall facilities provided; superb view to the seasidethe studio is spacious modern and so comfortableit was spotless and had hotel style touches lovely towels and linen and comfy bedeverything was very clean well thought-out and tastefully and high-quality furnishedthe place was stylish as well as very clean and comfortableapartment is spotless modern comfortable and so welcomingflat has everything and was spotlessly clean
Host:the host was fantastic everything was above our expectationstrish was a great host and made us feel very welcometrish and ken were great hoststrish was a great hostexceptional studio and very friendly hostRead more reviewsgreat place in an ideal locationconvenient to bus stops and a great bus servicegreat location in the heart of gullane and a few minutes walk to the seagreat location quiet and easy walking to the beach or villageperfect location close to bus shops and beach
Solo travelers and couples alike will find a peaceful retreat at this spacious double room! This private room features a spacious double bed, as well as other comforts like closets for storage and Wi-Fi access. To ensure guests’ privacy, the room also comes with an ensuite bathroom, which is kept spotlessly clean and is equipped with bath essentials. Guests are also free to use common areas around the house. Guests can help themselves to coffee, tea, and other treats in the kitchen, and enjoy watching some television in the living area. Those traveling by car may also make use of the parking space, just outside the house. However, those who are planning to commute with also find this accommodation convenient, as the nearest bus stop is just a five-minute walk away.
Bright Double, Historic HaddingtonHaddington, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsvery welcoming and provides use of kitchen for tea/coffee and breakfastthe wifi worked just great too and was unlimited so we could keep up with working away from homecomfy bed good shower choice of breakfast cereals and tea coffee and biscuits perfectgood breakfast (lots of cereals to choose from as well as good tee and coffee)hannah provides a lovely room and very comfy bed with exclusive use of a bathroomvery clean and comfortable otherwiseaccommodation was very clean and comfortablevery clean comfy bed quiet surroundingroom was clean and comfortableplace incredibly clean and comfortable
Host:hosts were friendly and helpfulhannah is an mamzing host who made me feel very welcomehannah was a perfect host she was friendly and helpfula good host and hostesshannah is a great host she was quick with her response and helped us with our local queiresRead more reviewsgood location-within easy walking distance of the townlovely place great location right next to cycling pathi really have to say that hannah's house is an ideal locationgood location for visiting the area round haddington and north berwickhannah and her partner were welcoming and location is great if you have a car
Once a popular local bakery, the Old Bakehouse is now a charming, artfully decorated home that would be perfect for a quiet family vacation. The home features a cozy sleeping loft, with enough space to comfortably accommodate four at a time. There is also a private bath, complete with the essentials, to help guests keep clean. For entertainment, guests can lounge by the living area and enjoy the cable television, DVDs, and Wi-Fi access, or check out the nearby beach and golf course. It is worth noting, though, that the home features a flight of stairs without any handrails, so it may not be advisable for families with children and those with difficulty walking.
The Old Bakehouse. Sleeps 2 - 4
Planning a small family vacation to East Lothian? You and your loved ones are sure to enjoy your stay in this comfortable and convenient guest suite! This lovely suite features a modular double bed and two single beds - great for a family of up to four members! To help everyone keep clean, there is a private bath, complete with bath essentials and extra towels. Should you wish to prepare your own meals, the kitchen comes with a stove, coffee maker, microwave, and other basic kitchen tools. Those traveling by car are also assured of a free parking space within the premise. However, since the suite is located close to the beach, the town center, and the nearest train station, there’s lots for you and your loved ones to explore, just a short walk away from the home!
Excitement in East Lothian
In spite of its laid-back vibe, East Lothian has a lot of exciting things to offer and sights to see. You can enjoy a day out along the warm, sunny shores of Seacliff Beach, test your skills at the numerous golf courses, or see history come alive at the Tantallon and Dirleton Castles, among many others! And after enjoying these exciting sights, our selection of accommodations around the area are sure to help you feel rested and relaxed. You’ll definitely feel right at home here!
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