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20 Leopold Place - London Road - Eh7 5Lb
0.7 Miles from the centre

This hotel is a popular destination for short and weekend breaks, romantic stays, Christmas holidays and New Year festivities. It is contained within a historic Georgian building and is ideally located for business or leisure. The hotel's en suite bedrooms deliver the perfect level of comfort for relaxing after a long day of meetings or sightseeing. Offering a unique style and affordable rates, The Richmond is the ideal hotel for your next trip or vacation. With its courteous service and great value, you'll know you found the perfect hotel when you make your reservations with The Richmond. Enjoy amenities such as free high-speed internet access. Light snacks and refreshments are available throughout the day and into the night. Offering a unique style and affordable rates, The Richmond is the ideal hotel for your next holiday.#Area: The Richmond Hotel is ideally located for anyone wanting to explore Scotland's capital city. Our hotel is just minutes from the city centre and the neighbouring area offers countless historical landmarks, galleries, museums and parks. The hotel is situated directly across the street from the historic Calton Hill, offering stunning views of the city and castle. Just around the corner are the lively Playhouse Theatre (one of Edinburgh's major theatres) and the Omni Centre's cinemas, restaurants and bars.Room Description: The hotel's 12 en suite bedrooms deliver the perfect level of comfort for relaxing after a long day of meetings or sightseeing. Please note that single and twin rooms are at the front of the hotel so there will be some traffic noise.

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per night from £30
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15 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Eh9 2Ax
1.6 Miles from the centre

With a stay at McGregors Guest House in Edinburgh (Newington), you'll be convenient to National Library of Scotland and Greyfriars Kirk. This guesthouse is close to Arthur's Seat and St. Giles' Cathedral.Rooms Stay in one of 15 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.Dining A complimentary continental breakfast is included.Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.#Area: Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or attraction, and may not reflect actual travel distance. Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer. National Library of Scotland - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi Royal Commonwealth Pool - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi Carlton Cricket Club - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi Queen's Hall - 1 km / 0.6 mi The Meadows - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi George Square - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi Holyrood Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi University of Edinburgh - 1.6 km / 1 mi Surgeon's Hall - 1.6 km / 1 mi Potterrow Student Centre - 1.7 km / 1 mi Festival Theatre - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi Talbot Rice Gallery - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi Greyfriar's Bobby - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi Greyfriars Kirk - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi National Museum of Scotland - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi The preferred airport for McGregors Guest House is Edinburgh (EDI) - 12 km / 7.5 mi. Room Description: Know Before You Go No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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7 Mayfield Gardens
1.6 Miles from the centre

The 3-star Thornfield Guest House offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Edinburgh. Both business travelers and tourists can enjoy the hotel's facilities and services. Take advantage of the hotel's free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park. Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and some offering convenient amenities like complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, linens, mirror, towels. The hotel offers various recreational opportunities. Thornfield Guest House is an excellent choice from which to explore Edinburgh or to simply relax and rejuvenate.

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1 Kilmaurs Terrace 1 Kilmaurs Terrace
1.7 Miles from the centre
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69 Belford Road
1 Mile from the centre

The 2-star Britannia Edinburgh Hotel is located on the banks of the Water of Leith River, set in the picturesque West End of Edinburgh city. The hotel restaurant offers a modern and warm place to grab some breakfast or to wine and dine, or you can relax in the bright and contemporary 24-hour bar. On site, guests can benefit from free wi-fi throughout, car parking and separated smoking rooms. Each room is equipped with a TV and tea and coffee making facilities.

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per night from £33
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16 Pilrig Street, Leith
1.1 Miles from the centre
per night from £36
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90-92 Pilrig Street Broughton
1.2 Miles from the centre

A hearty Scottish welcome waits for you at the 3-star Edinburgh House Hotel, situated less than one and a half miles from Edinburgh Waverley rail station and the city centre. The cosy rooms are a stone’s throw from Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Botanic Gardens, and all come with a TV and coffee and tea making facilities. Enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning before heading out to explore beautiful Edinburgh.

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8, Cambridge Avenue
1.2 Miles from the centre
per night from £39
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Hotels in Edinburgh

Famous for its breathtaking landscape, architecture, and many cultural attractions, Scotland’s capital is a must-see destination, and with Edinburgh hotel deals just a click away, there’s no better time to visit this fascinating city.

The historic Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline and offers magnificent views over the city. It’s also host to a number of events throughout the year, the most famous being the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, when pipers and military bands from around the world perform, followed by a fireworks display. To the east of the castle is Arthur’s Seat, the largest peak of a dormant volcano and the site of a well-preserved hill fort.

Even with some of our hotels in Edinburgh city centre, natural beauty spots outside of Edinburgh can easily be visited as part of a daytrip. With bus tours taking in Loch Ness and Glen Coe, amongst other famous sites. If you’d rather explore Edinburgh further, there are plenty of walking and bus tours to choose from. We particularly recommend one of the spooky ghost walks, to get you acquainted with the many spirits that haunt Edinburgh’s dark corners.

Arts and culture

The city is host to various annual festivals, including the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Perhaps the most famous of these is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts festival, featuring dance, theatre, music, and comedy from both up-and-coming talent and established stars such as Harry Hill, Jo Brand, and Jimmy Carr. Hotels in Edinburgh tend to fill up quick during the Fringe season as the event attracts many people from far and wide.

As equally famous, is Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, when the city celebrates the equivalent of New Year’s Eve in style with a big party on Princes Street and elsewhere, involving fireworks, concerts, dancing, and processions. As with the Fringe, Edinburgh hotels can be very busy during this period, with thousands of visitors arriving from all over the world. Cheap hotels in Edinburgh can sometimes be found during this time, however.

Even when not in festival season, the city has plenty of venues to offer theatre shows and other art performances and exhibits. These include the Royal Lyceum Theatre, the King’s Theatre, and the Edinburgh Playhouse Stage, featuring hit shows from Singin’ In The Rain, West Side Story, and Rock of Ages, to popular children’s fare such as pantos and Peppa Pig.

Art fans are also well catered for, as Edinburgh is host to Scotland’s five National Galleries of art, including the National Gallery of Scotland, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Equally as impressive are the city’s many museums, including the Museum of Edinburgh, the Museum of Childhood, the National Museum of Scotland, and the National War Museum of Scotland.

Restaurants and cafes

Foodies in Edinburgh will have their fill with a wide selection of tea rooms, cafes, bars and restaurants to cater to any taste and budget. Enjoy traditional fare such as haggis at The Walter Scott Tearoom, award-winning fish and chips at the L'Alba d'Oro on Henderson Row, or fine dine at Michelin-starred restaurants such as The Kitchin, which serves up the best of seasonal, Scottish produce including fish or cheese courses.

The music scene

Edinburgh has a vibrant nightlife and music scene on offer at a range of bars, clubs and other dedicated venues. Many city pubs have live music nights, particularly folk music, which can be heard at Sandy Bell's in Forrest Road, The Captain's Bar in South College Street, and many others. For larger events, there’s The Corn Exchange, The Liquid Rooms, and the Bongo Club which between them have hosted an array of famous acts, including Blur, Radiohead, Dizzee Rascal, De La Soul, and many more.

Traditional Edinburgh pubs are also a great place to just enjoy the atmosphere and sample a wide range of quality real ales and spirits, in addition to hearty, local food. Just off the Royal Mile is the Arcade Bar, which specialises in both whisky and haggis, while Thomson’s Bar on Morrison Street serves real ale and delicious pies, in antique, pub décor surroundings.

For those that want to party into the night, the city has many nightclubs, including Espionage, Lulu, and Stereo, that are popular with students, locals, and tourists alike.

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Just strolling through the streets of Edinburgh is a rewarding experience in itself, as you take in the grandeur of its historical architecture, you’re never usually far away from the drifting sounds of bagpipes or another entertaining street performance. 

Whisky connoisseurs will not want to miss the Scotch Whisky Experience, a guided tour around a distillery with a chance to sample fine single malt whiskies along the way. Horrible History fans can have their appetites sated by a visit to the Edinburgh Dungeon, where a whole host of actors, sets, and effects recreate the more gruesome aspects of Scotland’s past.

When you need some rest and tranquility, Edinburgh Zoo is a great place to chill out, with beautiful parklands and an impressive variety of animals, including the UK’s only giant pandas.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Edinburgh

What are the most booked hotels in Edinburgh?

The best hotels to stay in Edinburgh are Malmaison Edinburgh, Holiday Inn Express EDINBURGH - LEITH WATERFRONT and Apex Grassmarket Hotel.

What is the lowest price for a double room in Edinburgh?

The lowest price for a double room in Edinburgh is £30.

If I want to stay in the center of Edinburgh, which hotels shall I consider?

Mercure Edinburgh Princes Street Hotel, Le Monde Edinburgh and InterContinental Hotels EDINBURGH THE GEORGE are located in the central neighborhood of Edinburgh.

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