Top hotels in Edinburgh
Located 3 miles from Edinburgh city centre and very close to Edinburgh Zoo, this modern 4-star hotel is a perfect choice for visiting Edinburgh whether on a business or leisure break. The elegant guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and well equipped. The hotel has great amenities with free on-site parking, a leisure club where you can enjoy a sauna, swim or spa treatment. Superb food and drink options include a restaurant, a bar and you can even get a Starbuck's coffee.
This 4-star hotel, in the heart of Edinburgh, is only a short walk from Haymarket Train Station and the King’s Theatre. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, a buffet breakfast service, sports facilities including a gym and tennis courts, and wifi throughout. Stylish rooms have Apple TVs, free wifi, tea and coffee making facilities, and en-suite bathrooms with free toiletries.
A beautiful and vibrant 4-Star luxury boutique hotel where stunning décor and furnishings blend perfectly with period features in this sumptuous and stylish property. All the comfortable and elegant guest rooms are equipped with the latest technology to meet your needs, including free Wi-Fi. The hotel has a fantastic Restaurant using Scotland's finest fresh produce, as well as a relaxing Bar serving a wide variety of whiskys. Make you stay in the Capital a truly wonderful and unique experience.
This modern 4-star hotel sits in a superb central location, moments from the world famous Royal Mile and Old Town areas. Each spacious and comfortable room comes with complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee facilities and free wifi. The hotel’s restaurant serves delicious meals all day using locally sourced ingedients and you can relax in the hotels trendy wine bar in the evenings. This hotel is the perfect base for exploring Edinburgh's many attractions, shops, bars and restaurants.
Just a few minutes’ walk from Haymarket Station, these modern apartments are also well located for some of Edinburgh’s most iconic sights, including Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. Furnished throughout in a contemporary style, the aparthotel offers a 24-hour reception service and free wi-fi. Each apartment has kitchen facilities, private bathroom and a flat-screen TV.
The hotel is one of Edinburgh's newer hotels and is located on the western side of the city. The hotel is ideal for leisure or business travellers alike and features a bar, restaurant, leisure facilities including a swimming pool, free onsite car parking and has great transport links to the city centre.
This modern 4-star hotel in Edinburgh’s west end is only a short walk from the lively city centre. En-suite rooms come with a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. You can enjoy local Scottish food in the restaurant and sip traditional Scottish whiskies in the bar.
This fabulous hotel is nestled in picturesque parkland is located 7 miles from Edinburgh city centre and is within easy reach of the city's sights, restaurants, bars and shops. Once a baronial manor, this 4-star hotel was designed with luxury and comfort in mind, the hotel has an 18-hole golf course, spa, gym, pool and tennis courts. The hotel features 2 restaurants and a bar. The comfortable and elegant guest rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, and tea & coffee making facilities.
Cheap Hotels in Edinburgh
Situated on the banks of the Water of Leith in the West End of Edinburgh City Centre, the Britannia Hotel Edinburgh is conveniently located within easy reach of many of the city's major attractions and the main shopping area. The Britannia Edinburgh Hotel features 178 well-appointed guest bedrooms with room facilities including televisions and tea & coffee making equipment. In addition, the hotel also offers complimentary WIFI and chargeable car parking. There is an on-site restaurant and bar where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and evening meals. The hotel is only 1 mile from Edinburgh Haymarket Train Station and 12 Miles from Edinburgh Airport.
Offering free WiFi, this Victorian B&B is located 1.5 miles from historic Edinburgh’s centre. Rooms feature en suite bathrooms. The bustling shops of Princes Street and the Royal Mile are a short bus ride or 8 minutes’ drive away, while Edinburgh Castle is 2 miles from Thistle House. Prestonfield Golf Course is only a 5-minute walk away, and Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station is less than 2 miles away. Light and airy, every room at Thistle House provides a TV, and free tea and coffee-making facilities. Some rooms also enjoy garden views. Breakfast is included. Tea/coffee, freshly cooked eggs, toast, a range of cereals, fruits and yogurts are available. Arthur's Seat and the Royal Commonwealth Pool are a 10-minute walk away. The Royal Infirmary is 2 miles away and can be reached using the frequent bus service. Sightseeing tours across Scotland can be arranged, with Spanish and Italian languages being supported.
Located in the heart of the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, City Guest House is a family-run establishment, set in a detached Georgian villa offering guests free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi access throughout. Each of the spacious rooms at City Guest House include a TV, ironing facilities, tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and an en-suite shower room with complimentary toiletries. Some also benefit from a view of Holyrood Park. The famous Edinburgh Castle is located just 2 miles north from the property. Edinburgh Festival Theatre is 1 mile from City Guest House, while Royal Mile is 1.4 miles and Princes Street 2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 7.5 miles from City Guest House. Waverley train station is a 5 minute drive away.
This charming hotel can be found in Edinburgh. Ivy Guest House guarantees a quiet stay as it counts with just 8 units. This is not a pet-friendly property.
This comfortable hotel is in Edinburgh. A total of 35 guests rooms are available for guests' convenience. Pets are not allowed at this hotel.
Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls is located in the Old Town, one block from Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile, and provides budget, friendly accommodation right in the centre of Edinburgh. Euro Hostel Edinburgh is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and Waverley Rail Station, making it a perfect hub from which to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer. Local amenities provide a superb selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. Guest can book individual private Twin and Single rooms available within an apartment with shared kitchen, dining, living areas and bathrooms. Alternatively, you can rent a whole apartment for exclusive use, Euro Hostel Edinburgh offers 4 different apartment options for up to 6 guests. The property has free Wi-Fi access in all areas. All guests are provided with fresh bed linen at no extra cost and towels are available for hire. Every bedroom has single beds and a work/desk area. All apartments have modern kitchens which are each equipped with an oven, fridge, microwave, toaster and utensils. Basic groceries and supplies can be bought at reception.
Named after the architect who built it in 1845, 3-star Piries Hotel is a Grade II listed Victorian building in the centre of Edinburgh, full of history, character and charm. Ideal for business travellers, the hotel is close to Edinburgh airport. Comfortable rooms have wonderful high ceilings, and are fitted with satellite TV and a telephone. You can keep connected during your stay with the wi-fi in public areas and grab a malt whisky from the bar while you surf the net.
A welcoming Edinburgh hotel close to the city centre and the airport, with free parking.Holiday Inn® Edinburgh - City West hotel is just off the A90, 10 minutes by bus from the city centre.We’re only 6 miles from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and a quick taxi ride from Haymarket station, for direct trains to Glasgow and London. Getting to the city centre couldn’t be easier - frequent buses to Princes Street stop right outside the hotel. Stroll up the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle or wander down to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Queen's official Scottish residence. Edinburgh Zoo is a short drive away, and you can walk to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Craigleith Retail Park is just across the road, and rugby matches at Murrayfield Stadium are 5 minutes away by taxi.At this hotel you can enjoy:- Free Wi-Fi- Kids stay and eat free- Suites with sofa beds for families- A garden with a playground for kidsComfortable rooms and suites all have great city views, Freeview TV and a choice of pillows to help you sleep. Our restaurant serves a generous Scottish breakfast and tasty meals all day. Starbucks coffee and snacks are available around the clock from the hotel lounge.
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.
This simple hotel can be found in Edinburgh. There are a total of 238 guests rooms at Destiny Students - Shrubhill.
Cambridge House - B&B is one mile from both the historic center of the city and the Leith docks area of Edinburgh. It offers well-equipped bedrooms, with an airport shuttle also available.Featuring a flat-screen TV and a DVD player, each room also has a modern private bathroom. Guests also have free tea/coffee, a work desk, luxury toiletries and a hairdryer in the room.There are various bars and restaurants are walking distance away, and guests can find local information in the lounge.Vibrant Princes Street is a 5 minute drive from the house, and the Royal Botanic Gardens are just over 2 miles away. Edinburgh Airport is a 30 minute drive away.
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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 is the lowest price for a double room in Edinburgh?The cheapest price for a double room in Edinburgh is £29, offered by Britannia Edinburgh.
If I want to stay in the center of Edinburgh, which hotels shall I consider?The best hotels near the center of Edinburgh are Mercure Edinburgh Princes Street Hotel, Le Monde Edinburgh and Code Pod Hostel - The Loft.
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