• City view
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe
  • Baggage storage

Overlooking The Royal Mile, the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton has a stylish cocktail bar and modern brasserie. Lively Princes Street is just 984 feet away and Waverley Rail Station is directly adjacent to the hotel. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Holyrood Palace is half a mile away. The spacious, 4-star bedrooms at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton each have a private bathroom with Peter Thomas Roth toiletries. Rooms also feature a work desk and HD freeview TV. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Restaurant offers a traditional British menu and some of Marco’s classic dishes. Nineteen Hundred Bar features a lounge, and offers a range of cocktails, a selection of whiskey and light snacks and meals.

This is our guests' favorite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 30, 2010
Hotel chain/brand:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Edinburgh
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Alicia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff—Dennis, Astrid, and Stavros are the names I can remember but all were rockstars!! The best hotel experience ever.
  • Frances
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was excellent as we were there in August for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Fringe Festival. The staff was outstanding. Very close to the Edinburg Castle, Royal Mile and all the historic buildings! Loved this area!
  • Damon
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location, location, location. Half block from Royal Mile and 1 block from Train Station
  • Kaitlin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was comfortable, and the bed was incredibly cozy - great night of sleep!
  • Olivia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location and very friendly staff Buffet was wonderful with great variety
  • Marilyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The rooms were clean and comfortable, the bar and restaurant excellent. The location is fantastic.
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location for visiting attractions was excellent. In the vicinity of many restaurants. Breakfast choices were excellent. Size of room aligned with American standards.
  • Kristine
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location of the hotel was great- right near the Royal Mile and equi-distant between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. It was also just a 10 minute walk to the Edinburgh bus station for our bus tour. would highly recommend for proximity to...
  • Holly
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This property is in a great location. Walking distance to the castle, shops and restaurants. It was a typical Hilton—nice standard looking rooms, decent breakfast, good gym and an excellent staff. Good value for location.
  • John
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was exceptionally friendly and helpfu! Breakfast buffet was excellent.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi, is it still only essential workers allowed here? Thanks

    We can only accept essential workers who are here for work purposes until July 15th. We can accept leisure bookings from July 15th.
    Answered on 11 July 2020
  • Dose this hotel have a pool in the fitness centre?

    We offer a fitness centre that is open 24 hours a day, unfortunately we have no pool on site.
    Answered on 15 January 2020
  • Do you have parking

    Please note we have no parking at the hotel - but do offer a 20% discount with the parking facility at Waverley Train Station
    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • I am a keyworker and need to book a room for myself and my partner. I have a letter from my organisation confirming that I am a key worker. Will this ..

    Hello there, Thank you for your question. We will require a key worker letter for both guests and confirmation of you living in the same household.
    Answered on 12 June 2020
  • Hi! Is the hotel open for tourist now?

    Yes, we accept leisure guests since the 26th of April
    Answered on 14 May 2021
  • Is the executive lounge open and if so, what time do you serve the evening drinks and snacks please?

    Our Executive Lounge is open and we serve evening snacks and drinks between 6.00pm and 8.00pm.
    Answered on 11 January 2022
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Marco Pierre White Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Scottish • Grill/BBQ
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic

Amenities of Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Latvian
  • Polish

House rules

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Hilton Edinburgh Carlton accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness

  • Guests staying at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The prices at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton has 1 restaurant:

    • Marco Pierre White Restaurant

  • Room options at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton include:

    • Quad
    • Double
    • Triple

  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is 1,500 feet from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.