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ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge – Royal Mile, hotel in Edinburgh

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

Front desk was friendly and helpful. Staff in the bar/restaurant were helpful. We liked the free coffee 24/7. Location was great. Bed(s) were comfortable. Lots of outlets for charging phone etc.
Scored 7.8
7.8
Rated good
Good
8,986 reviews
Price from$116.49per 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.

Outstanding location...very nice staff..good breakfast.
Scored 7.2
7.2
Rated good
Good
6,823 reviews
Price from$330.94per night
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.

Would have been nice if we had been told about dinner options in the evening
Scored 7.4
7.4
Rated good
Good
12,040 reviews
Price from$92.27per night
The Haymarket Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

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

Excellent property with a close location to Haymarket station and downtown Edinburgh. Easy access to walk and enjoy Edinburgh. Staff is excellent , very warm and welcoming.
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very Good
7,154 reviews
Price from$141.91per night
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square, hotel in Edinburgh

In the heart of historic Edinburgh, ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile is just off of the historic Royal Mile. The stylish hotel has a lively bar and spacious rooms with internet access.

Location. The towels were thick and the shower was nice.
Scored 8.2
8.2
Rated very good
Very Good
4,829 reviews
Price from$164.37per night
The Scotsman Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

Overlooking Edinburgh Castle and Waverley Station, the 4-star Scotsman Hotel was originally built in 1905. This majestic, listed building was once The Scotsman newspaper.

Everything
Scored 8.5
8.5
Rated very good
Very Good
3,663 reviews
Price from$265.08per night
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

Cozy, convenient and super chic, the 4-star Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel has rooms with extraordinary views and is designed for special stays.

The location is great!
Scored 8.2
8.2
Rated very good
Very Good
4,418 reviews
Price from$162.23per 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 center and rooms with free WiFi.

The hotel is very Clean and luxurious. The breakfast was delicious and had a ranging variety of choices for all dietary requirements. The beds and pillows were high quality and gave us the most comfortable sleep.
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very Good
8,231 reviews
Price from$124.11per night
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, hotel in Edinburgh

Just around the corner from Calton Hill, the 4-star Apex Waterloo Place hotel epitomizes luxury living in the heart of Edinburgh.

Super solicitous staff. Both helpful and knowledgeable. Great location. The room and bed were extremely comfortable. Attention to detail in the room was lovely.
Scored 8.5
8.5
Rated very good
Very Good
5,043 reviews
Price from$175.20per night
Fraser Suites Edinburgh, hotel in Edinburgh

Located in the city center, Fraser Suites Edinburgh serviced apartments offer spacious and furnished rooms and suites that are perfect for both short and long stays.

Clean, quiet, nicely decorated, modern bathrooms and facilities, excellent location (could see castle and North Sea from room) to train (easy walk) and to many sights including Royal Mile (directly off, less than a block), restaurants, sight seeing tours, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood House and even walking distance to beaches. Friendly and helpful staff.
Scored 8.1
8.1
Rated very good
Very Good
2,929 reviews
Price from$176.60per night
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  • The Raeburn
    Scored 9.1
    9.1
    Rated wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 598 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 wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 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 wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 252 reviews

    This luxurious 5-star retreat has a fine-dining restaurant and romantic bedrooms about 1.9 mi 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

    Well situated in the center of Edinburgh, 100 Princes Street provides 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 excellent
    Excellent
     · 3,904 reviews

    Virgin Hotels Edinburgh features a fitness center, 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
     · 1,427 reviews

    Located in Edinburgh, 6.2 miles from University of Edinburgh, Melville Castle Hotel provides accommodations 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
     · 5,343 reviews

    Moxy Edinburgh Fountainbridge is set in Edinburgh in the Lothian region, 1312 feet from EICC and less than 0.6 mi from Edinburgh Castle.

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

  • voco Edinburgh - Haymarket, an IHG Hotel
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 5,689 reviews

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

    The staff were very knowlage about Edingburgh and very helpful .

Budget hotels in Edinburgh

  • The Lane Hotel
    Scored 9.2
    9.2
    Rated wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 1,621 reviews

    Located in Edinburgh, 1.6 miles from EICC, The Lane Hotel has accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant.

    Good position and very nice. The staff is very kind and helpful.

  • Hapimag Resort Edinburgh
    Scored 9.2
    9.2
    Rated wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 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 wonderful
    Wonderful
     · 280 reviews

    Featuring a shared lounge, a restaurant as well as a bar, 21212 is located in the center of Edinburgh, a 3-minute walk from Edinburgh Playhouse. This 5-star hotel offers free WiFi.

    excellent room and bed. lovely interior. nice staff

  • Terrace hotel
    Scored 8.1
    8.1
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 2,263 reviews

    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Terrace hotel offers accommodations in Edinburgh, 1640 feet from Edinburgh Playhouse.

    Excellent all round, will definitely stay again...

  • B+B Edinburgh
    Scored 8.2
    8.2
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 1,852 reviews

    A 20-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, this boutique bed and breakfast has a historically listed façade and a charming old staircase. Wi-fi is free throughout the building.

    Friendly and arranging staff. Excellent breakfast.

  • Rabble
    Scored 8.4
    8.4
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 1,041 reviews

    Rabble is set in Edinburgh, 1969 feet from Edinburgh Castle. Guests can enjoy the glass roof garden and free WiFi throughout. Every room has a TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a fridge.

    It was sooo central walking distance to everywhere

  • Fraser Suites Edinburgh
    Scored 8.1
    8.1
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 2,929 reviews

    Located in the city center, Fraser Suites Edinburgh serviced apartments offer spacious and furnished rooms and suites that are perfect for both short and long stays.

    The rooms were fabulous, spacious and with the amazing views

  • Kildonan Lodge Hotel
    Scored 8.4
    8.4
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 1,561 reviews

    This elegant 4-star Victorian hotel offers luxurious rooms featuring iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, sherry and shortbread.

    "The Kildonan Lodge Hotel is a perfect blend of historic charm and modern comfort, with friendly staff who go above and beyond."

Hotels located in the center of Edinburgh

  • Ten Hill Place
    Scored 8.9
    8.9
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 2,925 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 excellent
    Excellent
     · 2,195 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 excellent
    Excellent
     · 479 reviews

    Just yards 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,

  • Kimpton Charlotte Square, an IHG Hotel
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 2,106 reviews

    Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel is located in Edinburgh, just yards from Princes Street and George Street.

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

  • Eleven Stafford Street Townhouse
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 151 reviews

    Well situated in the Edinburgh City Centre district of Edinburgh, Eleven Stafford Street Townhouse is located a 19-minute walk from The Real Mary King's Close, one mile from Edinburgh Waverley Train...

    Easy to find, great location had everything you need.

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
    Scored 8.7
    8.7
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 8,804 reviews

    In the center of Edinburgh, the Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is a 5 minute walk from the train station, and only half a mile from the Castle. Guests can reach the historic St.

    Close to everything. Quiet hotel. Comfortable beds.

  • Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh
    Scored 8.7
    8.7
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 1,841 reviews

    In Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, this Hotel Du Vin has uniquely styled bedrooms in a former city asylum. At the hotel’s heart is a French Bistro, serving produce from the Lothian region.

    Everything about this hotel was amazing .room was awesome

  • 28 York Place Hotel
    Scored 8.7
    8.7
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 1,163 reviews

    In the heart of Edinburgh, a 5-minute walk from Waverley Rail Station, 28 York Place Hotel offers a lounge bar, free WiFi and bedrooms with views.

    Lovely building with beautiful interior …and super clean

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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  • 46 points of interest
  • 22 neighborhoods

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 of America
  • 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

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  • Scored 8.3
    8.3
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 567 reviews
    This is a lovely quaint hotel. We received a warm welcome on arrival, and recommendations on places to see, and where to eat and drink. The room was clean and cosy, had a nice view of the street, and included all of the expected amenities (tea/coffee, TV, hair dryer, toiletries). The location was a short walk from the city centre and close to a tram stop. I would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in Edinburgh.
    Maryrose
    Ireland
  • From $387.13 per night
    Scored 8.1
    8.1
    Rated very good
    Very Good
     · 9,052 reviews
    Lovely hotel, in a beautiful location! We stayed to see Taylor Swift in Edinburgh and the staff were so excited about the occasion 😊 Breakfast was great, the grounds were lovely to explore and the facilities were perfect. On a really easy bus route into the city centre, but with the perk of having a quieter stay.
    Hollie
    United Kingdom
  • From $504.84 per night
    Scored 8.8
    8.8
    Rated excellent
    Excellent
     · 5,689 reviews
    loved how central it is to Edinburgh city centre but hidden away enough that there’s not much noise around the hotel. The hotel staff were very friendly and the bar food and drinks were lovely. The TV in the hotel was good as you could cast streaming services to it from another device.
    Emma
    United Kingdom
  • From $314.07 per night
    Scored 7.6
    7.6
    Rated good
    Good
     · 3,846 reviews
    The hotel was in a perfect location surrounded by nice bars and restaurants not far from the tram into Edinburgh city centre. The hotel staff were lovely and helpful. The hotel was nice, clean and comfortable.
    Renate
    United Kingdom
  • Scored 7.8
    7.8
    Rated good
    Good
     · 8,980 reviews
    This Hotel is located near Royal mile which is in the central part of old town in Edinburgh, just 10-min walk to Edinburgh train station and you can walk to everywhere in the old town in 20 mins.
    YUXUAN
    China

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