The Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is in the heart of Princes Street and less than a 5-minute 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 provides 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 historic quarter, including the Royal Mile and the Castle are within a 15-minute walk of the hotel. The National Gallery of Scotland, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Sir Walter Scott Monument are all just over a quarter mile from the Motel One.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Located 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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4 reasons to choose Motel One Edinburgh-Princes

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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 Center
    0.2 miles
  • 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 The Refinery
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant The Dome
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Le Monde
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Guildford Arms Pub
    0 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
  • Arthur's 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 transit
  • Train Edinburgh Waverley Train 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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Amenities of Motel One Edinburgh-Princes
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Motel One Edinburgh-Princes

  • Room options at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes include:

    • Double

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

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

    • 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

    • Check-in at Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Motel One Edinburgh-Princes is 1,950 feet from the center of Edinburgh.

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

      • Bus 30min