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Royal Yacht Britannia

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Step aboard The Queen's former floating palace and experience this iconic 5 star attraction for yourself. Rated Scotland's Best Attraction for 12 years running and in TripAdvisor's UK Top 10 for the last 5 years, Britannia is one of the most famous...more
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Ocean Drive | Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

So much to like about visiting Britannia! Firstly, it's very easy to get to. There are a number of buses that stop right outside, the is a huge car park, and it's located in a massive shopping centre. The yacht is clearly being very well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Very nice place. The audio guide is excellent and gives you a lot of freedom while sightseeing. The cabins are in great conditions and you can easily immagine the royal couple there. If you liked The Crown series, you will be under great impression. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paulina S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a brilliant visit and the audio description was superb. It was great to see where the royal family stayed when on board, and then seeing where the crew lived. There are guides round the ship, I would like to thank Tim O'brien for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 433dave
Reviewed yesterday

I had a great time it was amazing to see the queens bedroom and study as well as other parts the audio tour was great quality numbers were well sign posted around the yacht for the audio tour the tour takes up to 1 hour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andersonross27
Reviewed yesterday

We weren't sure whether to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia as our trip was already jam packed in Edinburgh but we are so glad we did, it was very interesting and the audio guide was great. Just a shame a few ignorant visitors couldn't be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GRB95
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia. We are glad that you found the tour with our complimentary audio handset to be so interesting. Many thanks for your review, and for giving us five-stars, it is truly appreciated.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Long weekend city break . Part of our weekend was a visit to the Royal Yatch Britannia. The tour was with electronic taking device so you could walk at your own pace . The Yatch was in prestine condition each room just as it was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TinaMPritchard
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It sounds like you had a wonderful experience aboard Britannia, touring the five decks with our complimentary audio guide. We are glad that you enjoyed exploring the Yacht, and learning about life on board for the Royal family and the crew. As you mention, the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you don't see anything else on a weekend visit to Edinburgh, make sure you at least get the bus to the Ocean Terminal to see HMY BRITANNIA. A superb day out and great food at the cafe! The Yacht is amazing with an attention...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Amc115
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are pleased to learn that you had such a great day out aboard Britannia, and that you also enjoyed visiting our Royal Deck Tea Room. Our dedicated Maintenance and Housekeeping teams will be delighted to read your kind words, as they work incredibly hard...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a must in Edinburgh. The visit is very well explained with an audio guide included. It transport us to a dreaming world...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank doudm2018
Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for visiting The Royal Yacht Britannia, and for taking the time to leave us a review, it is truly appreciated.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went with some friends and their small children and we had a fantastic time touring the boat and learning about its Royal guests The headset and narration are great and worked really well and while I am sure it is busy at peak times,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for visiting Britannia, and for recommending us as a ‘must-see’ attraction in Edinburgh, it is truly appreciated. We are glad that you had such a fantastic time touring the five decks, and that you found our complimentary audio guide to be great. During...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved everything about our visit - we could easily have spent the day here. There is so much to see, the audio tour was good, the tea room was great. Easy to get to (no. 35 bus from the old town). Well worth the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Robert G, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Yacht Britannia, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are pleased to learn that you had such a wonderful time visiting Britannia, and touring the five decks with our complimentary audio guide. As you mention, Britannia is easily accessible from Edinburgh city centre, with Lothian bus number 35 departing from the Royal Mile...More

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938Charlie13
13 March 2019|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Lothian Bus number 11 stops at the West End of Princes Street, near the stores Next and Zara. It then proceeds to turn up Frederick Street, and makes 2 stops on George Street, which runs... More
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bomberb271
11 March 2019|
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Thank you for your question. The most direct bus from the airport to Lauriston Place would be the Skylink 300. The bus journey would take approximately 1 hour depending on traffic. For further bus information please see... More
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bomberb271
6 March 2019|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The closest bus option would be Lothian Bus number 22, which departs from Princes Street to Ocean Terminal, where our Visitor Centre is located, regularly, for £1.70 each way (correct change... More
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