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ibis budget Hotel Edinburgh Park, hotel in Edinburgh

An 8-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport, ibis Budget Hotel Edinburgh Park lies just off the City of Edinburgh Bypass and 30 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Park Train Station.

Even though it was remote, getting downtown was so easy with the tram and we appreciated that.
Scored 7.4
7.4
Rated good
Good
12,029 reviews
Price from£71.10per night
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile, hotel in Edinburgh

A 5-minute walk from Waverley Train Station, ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile provides centrally located accommodation in the Old Town.

The hotel has an excellent location in relation to all the city's tourist attractions and the room was very spacious as was the bathroom with hot water.
Scored 7.8
7.8
Rated good
Good
8,993 reviews
Price from£89.76per night
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

On Princes Street, opposite the Scott Monument and National Gallery, Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel has an excellent location, a friendly atmosphere and views of Edinburgh Castle.

The staff were friendly and helpful. There is a nice bar and restaurant in the hotel, and the location is great.
Scored 7.2
7.2
Rated good
Good
6,834 reviews
Price from£106per night
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, hotel in Edinburgh

Situated in the centre of Edinburgh, the Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is 5 minutes’ walk away from the train station, and only half a mile from the Castle. Guests can reach the historical St.

Everything was excellent , location, quiet , clean , staff, continental breakfast
Scored 8.7
8.7
Rated fabulous
Fabulous
8,787 reviews
Price from£99per night
Hampton By Hilton Edinburgh West End, hotel in Edinburgh

Located within a 5-minute walk of EICC and a 12-minute walk of Edinburgh Castle, Hampton By Hilton Edinburgh West End in Edinburgh features a fitness centre and rooms with free WiFi.

Location, Staff, cleanliness was good
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very good
8,235 reviews
Price from£95.54per night
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, an IHG Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

In Edinburgh’s New Town, this Georgian building is just a 5-minute walk from bustling Princes Street and Edinburgh Rail Station.

Location was great and the twin room was spacious
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very good
8,521 reviews
Price from£123.25per night
Malmaison Edinburgh, hotel in Edinburgh

This boutique hotel sits on the banks of the Forth in Leith, and boasts a state-of-the art gym, free parking and a stylish bar. Edinburgh city centre is just 10 minutes’ drive away.

There was nothing negative about our stay. Our room and the hotel were spotless and vert comfortable. All staff we spoke to were very helpful, friendly and went out of their way to assist. We have stayed before and will stay again.
Scored 7.6
7.6
Rated good
Good
3,851 reviews
Price from£114per night
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre, hotel in Edinburgh

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre features a spa/ fitness centre, bar and bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. Waverley train station is just a 5-minute walk away.

Great for city centre
Scored 8.4
8.4
Rated very good
Very good
5,684 reviews
Price from£429per night
The Haymarket Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

The Haymarket Hotel in Edinburgh city centre is located down a cobbled street in the historic Haymarket area.

Great location just outside of the hustle and bustle but still near lots of cute cafes and pubs
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very good
7,140 reviews
Price from£121.50per night
The Scotsman Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

Overlooking Carlton Hill, Princes Street Gardens and Waverley Station, the 4-star Scotsman Hotel was originally built in 1905. This majestic, listed building was once The Scotsman newspaper.

Excellent rooms and location. Bar excellent as well
Scored 8.5
8.5
Rated very good
Very good
3,662 reviews
Price from£448.34per night
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Edinburgh's best hotels with breakfast

  • The Raeburn
    Scored 9.1
    9.1
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 599 reviews

    The Raeburn is set in the charming Stockbridge area of Edinburgh and within 20 minutes’ walk of Princes Street and the New Town.

    The room was amazing and the staff second to none.

  • The Witchery by the Castle
    Scored 9.2
    9.2
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 142 reviews

    The Witchery by the Castle offers a range of opulent suites in Edinburgh, each one unique with its own special features.

    the staff were really friendly and the food was great.

  • Prestonfield House
    Scored 9.4
    9.4
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 252 reviews

    This luxurious 5-star retreat has a fine-dining restaurant and romantic bedrooms about 3 km from the Royal Mile. Prestonfield is surrounded by gardens and a golf course.

    The staff was exceptional! The grounds were beautiful!

  • 100 Princes Street
    Scored 10.0
    10.0
    Rated exceptional
    Exceptional
     · 5 reviews

    Situated conveniently in Edinburgh, 100 Princes Street offers air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. This 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk.

  • Virgin Hotels Edinburgh
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 3,892 reviews

    Virgin Hotels Edinburgh features a fitness centre, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Edinburgh. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk.

    The location was great and they were pet friendly.

  • Melville Castle Hotel
    Scored 8.5
    8.5
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 1,417 reviews

    Located in Edinburgh, 10 km from University of Edinburgh, Melville Castle Hotel provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant.

    The room was £629 for 2 nights. I think that is very expensive.

  • Moxy Edinburgh Fountainbridge
    Scored 8.4
    8.4
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 5,341 reviews

    Moxy Edinburgh Fountainbridge is set in Edinburgh in the Lothian region, 400 metres from EICC and less than 1 km from Edinburgh Castle.

    So clean, friendly, helpful staff! Gorgeous decor!!

  • voco Edinburgh - Haymarket, an IHG Hotel
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 5,698 reviews

    Well located in the centre of Edinburgh, voco Edinburgh - Haymarket, an IHG Hotel provides air-conditioned rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi and a shared lounge.

    The staff were very knowlage about Edingburgh and very helpful .

Budget hotels in Edinburgh

  • The Balmoral Hotel
    Scored 9.4
    9.4
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 1,784 reviews

    Located on Princes Street, The Balmoral has a 4 AA Rosette restaurant, a pool and a gym. Waverley Station and Edinburgh's main shopping area are within 5 minutes' walk.

    The spa was fantastic. The room was so comfortable.

  • Hapimag Resort Edinburgh
    Scored 9.2
    9.2
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 1,331 reviews

    Hapimag Resort Edinburgh, a refreshing alternative where you will enjoy an experience to remember.

    Location, beautiful building and clean and inviting

  • 21212
    Scored 9.2
    9.2
    Rated superb
    Superb
     · 280 reviews

    Featuring a shared lounge, a restaurant as well as a bar, 21212 is located in the centre of Edinburgh, 300 metres from Edinburgh Playhouse. This 5-star hotel offers free WiFi.

    excellent room and bed. lovely interior. nice staff

  • No32 Hotel
    Scored 8.2
    8.2
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 1,109 reviews

    Situated in Edinburgh and with EICC reachable within less than 1 km, No32 Hotel features concierge services, allergy-free rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a bar.

    All the old features beautiful 🤩 breakfast 🥞 was amazing

  • Terrace hotel
    Scored 8.1
    8.1
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 2,254 reviews

    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Terrace hotel offers accommodation in Edinburgh, 500 metres from Edinburgh Playhouse.

    Excellent all round, will definitely stay again...

  • Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket
    Scored 8.1
    8.1
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 7,130 reviews

    Offering a fitness centre, the Mercure Edinburgh Haymarket is located in Edinburgh city centre.

    Facilities and room decor great, very comfortable bed

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Princes
    Scored 8.5
    8.5
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 6,103 reviews

    Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is set in the heart of Princes Street and less than 5 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh Waverley Station. This contemporary hotel features a bar and a 24-hour front desk.

    Friendly staff, great breakfast, unbeatable lication

  • No11 Boutique Hotel & Brasserie
    Scored 8.5
    8.5
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 2,609 reviews

    Due to historic nature of building there is no lift and all rooms are unique Some rooms are on the lower ground floor with restricted views and our double rooms can feel small to those used to chain...

    Attentive staff, wonderful food, lovely atmosphere

Hotels located in the centre of Edinburgh

  • Ten Hill Place
    Scored 8.9
    8.9
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 2,927 reviews

    Just 0.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station, this 4-star Ten Hill Place, WorldHotels Distinctive is owned by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and offers free WiFi.

    The hotel is exceedingly well maintained and clean.

  • Tigerlily
    Scored 8.9
    8.9
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 2,191 reviews

    Tigerlily is an award-winning boutique hotel with chic rooms, an elegant bar, nightclub and a restaurant.

    Friendly staff nice atmosphere bed was comfortable

  • Edinburgh Marriott Hotel Holyrood
    Scored 8.9
    8.9
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 472 reviews

    Just metres from Holyrood Park, Edinburgh Marriott Hotel Holyrood features an award-winning restaurant and spa. With Edinburgh Castle just a mile away, guests have free WiFi access and large rooms.

    Very friendly and helpful staff, rooms were great,

  • The Roseate Edinburgh - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    Scored 8.9
    8.9
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 1,031 reviews

    Offering stylish bedrooms, an on-site restaurant and bar, The Roseate Edinburgh is set over 2 Victorian townhouses, on opposite sides of the road, in Edinburgh's West End.

    Close to town with plenty of public transport around

  • Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 2,115 reviews

    Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel is situated in Edinburgh, just metres from Princes Street and George Street.

    This was our 4th trip back and it's a lovely hotel.

  • The Scholar
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 3,621 reviews

    The Scholar is a newly refurbished hotel located in the beautiful grounds of the Pollock Estate, just a few minutes’ walk from Arthurs Seat, Holyrood Park and the Meadows and within walking distance...

    Beautiful hotel and location. Could not ask for more

  • Eleven Stafford Street Townhouse
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 148 reviews

    Situated conveniently in the Edinburgh City Centre district of Edinburgh, Eleven Stafford Street Townhouse is set 1.6 km from The Real Mary King's Close, 1.6 km from Edinburgh Waverley station and 1.7...

    Easy to find, great location had everything you need.

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
    Scored 8.7
    8.7
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 8,787 reviews

    Situated in the centre of Edinburgh, the Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is 5 minutes’ walk away from the train station, and only half a mile from the Castle. Guests can reach the historical St.

    Close to everything. Quiet hotel. Comfortable beds.

FAQs about hotels in Edinburgh

A Feast for the Senses

A city of heritage, heart and of course Hogmanay, Scotland’s capital is vibrant and edgy. Whether or not you come for one of its many festivals, Edinburgh is quite simply a feast for the senses.

The wealth of Edinburgh sights ranges from Holyrood Palace to the Botanical Gardens, Princes Street to the Royal Mile. Overseeing them all is majestic Edinburgh Castle. Be there at sunset on a clear day to see the city below bathed in a warm, orange glow. Simply stunning.

Wandering the streets, the smell of fish and chips wafts by, with the unique twist of salt ‘n’ sauce – a must-try variation on this favourite dish. Follow it up with a smooth whisky and you’ll start to feel like a local.

For a taste of Scottish culture, a kilt-wearing busker often plays the bagpipes on Waverley Bridge, while traditional folk music can be heard in some Old Town pubs. Complete your stay with a rugby match at Murrayfield or a round at one of the city’s 14 golf clubs, and you’ll have the true Edinburgh experience.

Whether you are looking for hotels near Edinburgh Airport or accommodations in the city center, Booking.com has a great range to choose from.

Learn more about visiting Edinburgh
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What guests said about Edinburgh:

  • Scored 10
    10

    An amazing place to visit with something for everyone.

    An amazing place to visit with something for everyone. Unlike other major cities, it does not feel overwhelming but it also does not feel too small. There are many areas of the city to visit but my recommendation is to first take a bus tour to gather your bearings of the city while also providing an in-depth overview of the city (which for architecture and history enthusiasts is a must). I would recommend city sightseeing (located at St Andrew's Square) the green tour which is a live commentary of the Old and New Town. For dinner, I would recommend the Amarone Edinburgh, Bubba Q, Boozy Cow. For something a bit more high-end The Ivory on the Square or the Dome for afternoon tea or dinner. Edinburgh is very easy to get around either by public transport (bus, train, tram, uber) all of which make transport easy. A travel tip for getting to and from Edinburgh Airport is to use the Airlink Bus throughout the night and until 8 am, then use the tram during the day. Another great aspect of Edinburgh is the amount of green spaces. The Royal Botanic Gardens, the Meadows, Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Salisbury Crags, Princess Street Gardens and Inverlieth Park are local favourites. All of which, are well worth a visit on a great day. For picture-perfect spots, tourists must visit Dean's Village, Carlton Hill, Arthur's Seat, Water of Leith Walkway, Greyfriars Bobby (the most photographed dog in Scotland), Victoria Street, and catch a sunset from Edinburgh Castle or New Collage. Travel Tip: is to spend some time checking out Stockbridge and checking out Circus Lane. The combination of cobbled streets and architectural masterpieces make Edinburgh one of the most photogenic places in the UK. Edinburgh is well worth a visit because there a very few cities in the world quite like Edinburgh.
    Aaron
  • Scored 10
    10

    Edinburgh is a nice and beautiful place beyond my...

    Edinburgh is a nice and beautiful place beyond my expectations. The city centre is much tinier than London where I visited before traveling Edinburgh. Therefore, I could walk around by myself and fully enjoy the beautiful scenery. People there are kind with lovely Scottish accents, food is scrumptious(must try Fudge and Haggis!), the ambience is quite special.
    m
  • Scored 10
    10

    We have been to the city several times, which we love.

    We have been to the city several times, which we love. But it was our first time at the Ibis Style. We had a couple of good meals: lunch at Amarone nearby which was most enjoyable and dinner at Browns.
    Hasan
    United States
  • Scored 10
    10

    Edinburgh is a great city with lots to do in terms of...

    Edinburgh is a great city with lots to do in terms of sightseeing and is steeped in history and Scottish culture. Edinburgh castle must be at the top of the agenda for all visitors and a leisurely walk visiting the shops, restaurants and taverns along the Royal Mile are a must. A visit to the Museum of Childhood is a great trip down memory lane remembering some of the games and toys we had as children and its great for kids and adults alike. Best thing is admission is free here which is a bonus.
    catherine
    United Kingdom
  • Scored 8.0
    8.0

    I like the fact that Edinburgh has lots of small parks and...

    I like the fact that Edinburgh has lots of small parks and green spaces in the heart of the city - Princes Street Gardens and the Meadows on the southside are definitely places to go to in good weather for walks or picnics. St John's Church on Princes Street has the small but beautiful Peace Garden and is also the site of the excellent fairtrade One World Shop. The West End Fair takes place there in July/August and is really good for independent craft stalls. Edinburgh is full of cultural sites, but some of the best are the National Museum of Scotland with a massive historic collection, the Dovecot Tapestry Studio (based in an old swimming pool!) the Botanic Gardens, and the National Gallery of Scotland, which also has a lovely cafe/restaurant with a view across to the old town. For cafes to grab a cake and tea or coffee, I like Mimi's in Stockbridge and Leith and Soderberg, also in Stockbridge. Top tip: DON'T even attempt to drive in Edinburgh - slow, expensive and annoying for the thousands of pedestrians to have cars trying to inch through the city centre. You can walk around pretty easily and for any greater distance, buses, trams and local trains are fine.
    Clare
    United Kingdom
  • Scored 10
    10

    The city centre is beautiful.

    The city centre is beautiful. I was in Edinburgh to ride recently opened tram and railway routes, and for the Railfuture annual general meeting. All happened as planned. The beer prices are ridiculously high!
    Peter
    United Kingdom

Explore guest reviews of hotels in Edinburgh

  • From £197.99 per night
    Scored 7.9
    7.9
    Rated good
    Good
     · 5,891 reviews
    I arrived here with myself and three small children for a one night stay. The hotel is lovely and modern. I was able to leave my bags in the reception area with the lovely kind and polite gentleman that helped me as I could Not check in until 3 o’clock. The room was modern with tea/coffee and nice and spacious. The bus top right outside of the hotel takes you into Edinburgh city centre around a 10 minute bus ride so it was easy to get around. Also the breakfast was 10/10 .
    Stevie
    United Kingdom
  • From £189.99 per night
    Scored 8.0
    8.0
    Rated very good
    Very good
     · 6,549 reviews
    Breakfast buffet was more than ample. GF options and best organised I have ever seen for guests with any food intolerances. Very practical and well organised hotel. Staff very professional and efficient. Great base for exploring Leith or for going into Edinburgh city centre. Family, couple, people on business friendly. It ticks all the boxes. Bright and airy. Would not hesitate to recommend!
    Paula
    United Kingdom
  • From £174 per night
    Scored 7.8
    7.8
    Rated good
    Good
     · 10,213 reviews
    Fantastic location right in the heart of Edinburgh city centre and excellent facilities! Great value for money. Hotel was able to hold our bags before check in and after check out, which was really helpful. We were able to add late checkout whilst there which was very good value. Friendly staff too. Overall, a great stay and will definitely be back.
    Grace
    United Kingdom
  • From £166.50 per night
    Scored 7.8
    7.8
    Rated good
    Good
     · 6,855 reviews
    It's convenient to get on bus to city centre and airport of Edinburgh, the area has its own community shops and restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. Good facilities is offered in the hotel with its restaurant, snack kiosk and best of all is the gym and swiimming pool.
    Amy Y K
    United Kingdom
  • From £189 per night
    Scored 8.6
    8.6
    Rated fabulous
    Fabulous
     · 5,828 reviews
    It’s a convenient hotel near the tram line, with easy access to Edinburgh city centre.
    Sheena
    United Kingdom

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