• Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating

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 Booking.com 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.

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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Free WiFi
High score for Edinburgh
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  • Susan
    Costa RicaCosta Rica
    It is well located right in front of the station, the room was clean and the staff is friendly
  • Thomas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    My wife and I felt that the ladies at the desk were fantastic a huge help to us Ingrid and Pascal were very helpful and went above and beyond the Call of Duty
  • Caroline
    The staff was amazing and super helpful. The lounge area was very nice. We love the fact that they could hold our luggage 6 hours after our check out.
  • Sydney
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Have stayed there before love the location close to the train station in town
  • Conleth
    The location was very central to the old town of Edinburgh.
  • Osman
    The location (close to the old city) Space of the room Tea and coffee facilities in the room Shampoo and liquid soap. You can prefer the rooms which located to the princess street for the view
  • Connie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Pro . Location: on the New town side of the city just 1.5 city blocks from where AirLink100 drops off & Waverly Station. The side of town that has smooth sidewalks to roll you luggage through. Right on the bus & tram lines and walking distance...
  • Mykaelao
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    This was my first time staying at a Motel One hotel. Location of the hotel was exceptional, I was close to most places I would be visiting. The reception team and bar staff were friendly and helpful. The room was immaculate and minimalistic and...
  • Patricia
    Very convenient location opposite train station. Room clean and compact.
  • Cathy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location was fabulous and views from the bar area were great. The room was small but clean and comfortable.

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Amenities of Motel One Edinburgh-Princes
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
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
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

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Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


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The fine print

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