Search for:

Shield with stars icon

Book with confidence - We have plenty of flexible travel options to choose from in case you need to change your plans.

Cheap Hotels in Musselburgh

26 Linkfield Road
0.6 Miles from the centre
per night from £81
Estimated price based on searches in the last month
Faside Estate
2.4 Miles from the centre
per night from £180
Estimated price based on searches in the last month

Arden House Hotel

26 Linkfield Road

Near Musselburgh Racecourse

Show more
per night from £81
Estimated price based on searches in the last month

Best Western Kings Manor Hotel

4103 reviews by TrustYou
100 Milton Road East
1.6 Miles from the centre
per night from £104
Estimated price based on searches in the last month

Hotels in Musselburgh

Set in a historical town on the coast of the Firth of Forth, Musselburgh hotels are an excellent base for exploring the countryside of East Lothian and the nearby city of Edinburgh.


Musselburgh Links dates back to 1672 although there is evidence to suggest that Mary Queen of Scots played golf on the site of the current course in 1567. The nine-hole course is open to visitors and is a great choice for both beginners and more experienced players.

Museums and houses

The best place to learn about the town history and its longstanding connection to the nearby city of Edinburgh is the Musselburgh Museum. The museum features many photographs, artefacts and documents charting the area's history and is worth visiting for a few hours. In nearby Prestongrange there is the Prestongrange Museum, located in a former colliery and dedicated to detailing Scotland's industrial heritage.

In the village of Inveresk you'll find Shepherd House with an elegant one-acre garden that's perfect for family picnics. Also nearby is Newhailes, a 17th-century villa with an impressive 18th-century garden. Or if you're looking for something a little more expansive, Dalkeith Country Park features a 500-acre woodland full of woodland trails and riverside walks.


The area around Musselburgh is teeming with gardens and public parks. Inveresk Lodge Garden is a charming place to relax with a good book during the warm summer months while Inwood has a varied number of plant species to encounter. If you head towards Edinburgh you'll find the area's most iconic landmark, Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano that sits 251m above sea level.

Food and drink

Musselburgh roughly means mussel-town, and the area is renowned for its delicious seafood. Clark Brothers Fish Merchant is a good place to get some freshly caught fish and the town has plenty of restaurants serving mouthwatering seafood dishes.


Only six miles away from Musselburgh is the lively and historical city of Edinburgh, featuring a fantastic array of historical and cultural points of interest. From Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile to the modern shops along Princes Street, Edinburgh is packed full of landmarks, shopping centres, restaurants, museums, cafés and bars.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Musselburgh

What are the most booked hotels in Musselburgh?

The best hotels to stay in Musselburgh are Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate, Arden House and Faside Estate.

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

The lowest price for a double room in Musselburgh is £80.

What are the best hotels in Musselburgh near the center?

The best hotels near the center of Musselburgh are Arden House, Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate and Faside Estate.

120,000 Hotels

We search from 120,000 hotels worldwide to find you the best deals.

Price Match Guarantee

Find the same hotel cheaper within 24hrs when booking with us and we'll give you the difference.

Learn more

Need help with your booking?

Call us on 0800 093 5555