The Ben Doran is a luxurious, 4-star and 4-AA townhouse. It is a historically listed building. It is central, less than a mile from the famous Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Ben Doran offers all modern comforts, is centrally heated, has TV in all rooms, free tea/coffee available at all times, and telephones in all rooms. Ben Doran is in the midst of an abundance of attractions and all within walking distance - Royal Mile (medieval street), Edinburgh Castle, Dynamic Earth, hill walks, Olympic size swimming pool, Scottish Parliament, University of Edinburgh, The Royal Infirmary, the new Scottish National Museum, theatres and concert halls. Edinburgh is also spotted with superb golf courses, which are easily accessible. Ben Doran has its own private parking, its own restaurant and can provide lunch boxes on request. Should you choose, The Ben Doran is also surrounded by an excellent variety of restaurants, pubs and clubs. To start your exploration of the wonders of Scotland, The Ben Doran is an ideal base from which to begin your adventure. There are excellent services of trains and buses, which can carry the traveller to every corner of Scotland, from the Kingdom of Fife to the magical Highlands and the wild West Coast. Loch Lomond is 1 1/2 hours by car, Inverness is under 3 hours, Glasglow and Sterling less than 1 hour, and St. Andrew, with its internationally famous golf course, is less than 2 hours. Ben Doran is a family business and offers high quality services. As an entirely non-smoking establishment, its cleanliness and hospitality are second-to-none. The Ben Doran ensures a first-class stay for each of its guests, as it is run with genuine care and utmost pride.