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.

Each room at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes has tasteful décor with attractive turquoise and beige finishes. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a modern bathroom.

The One Lounge offers a bright, funky environment to enjoy a coffee or drink in. Several restaurants and traditional pubs can be found along Princes Street, as well as nearby George Street and Hanover Street.

Edinburgh’s beautiful old town, including the Royal Mile and the Castle are within 15 minutes’ walk of the hotel. The National Gallery of Scotland, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Sir Walter Scott Monument are all within 550 yards of the Motel One.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Motel One Edinburgh-Princes has been welcoming guests since 18 Mar 2014.
Hotel chain/brand: Motel One

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Motel One Edinburgh-Princes

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Waverley Mall
    0.1 miles
  • Waterloo Place
    0.1 miles
  • Scott Monument
    0.1 miles
  • Multrees Walk
    0.1 miles
  • City Art Centre
    0.2 miles
  • The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    0.2 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.2 miles
  • St. Giles' Cathedral
    0.3 miles
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Guildford Arms Pub
    0 miles
  • Restaurant The Refinery
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Dome
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/bar Le Monde
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Royal Mile
    0.3 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.3 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.4 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.4 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.5 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.7 miles
  • Arthurs Seat
    1.2 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.1 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Calton Hill
    0.3 miles
  • Mountain Arthur's Seat
    1.1 miles
  • River Water of Leith
    1.1 miles
Public transport
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley station
    0.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.7 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35.1 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48.4 miles
How to get to Motel One Edinburgh-Princes from Edinburgh Airport
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Facilities of Motel One Edinburgh-Princes
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Motel One Edinburgh-Princes takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

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Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Motel One Edinburgh-Princes accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Motel One Edinburgh-Princes

  • The prices at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is 650 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • Guests staying at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Motel One Edinburgh-Princes by:

    • Bus 30min

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Princes offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

    • Room options at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes include:

      • Double