5 minutes' walk from Grassmarket, Novotel Edinburgh Centre features a hot tub and swimming pool. It offers spacious, modern rooms with LCD TVs. Princes Street is a 10-minute walk away.

Each room provides a 32-inch LCD TV. Rooms also feature free Wi-Fi,a private bathroom, minibar, and tea/coffee facilities.

Guest can relax in Novotel’s sauna, or exercise in the modern fitness centre.

The Tap Kitchen & Bar serves American dining cuisine. Guests can experience Scottish cuisine with the property's "Wee Menu", which offers seasonal Scottish dishes. Cocktails and craft beers are also available.

The Royal Lyceum Theatre is just 5 minutes’ walk away, and Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station is a 15-minute walk. Holyrood Park can be reached in 20 minutes’ walk, and The Royal Mile is 15 minutes' walk.

Up to 2 children (under 16 years) can stay free (with breakfast) when sharing a room with adults. This includes access to video games, baby equipment and a healthy children's menu. Families also get late check-out on Sundays (until 17:00, and subject to availability).

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Novotel Edinburgh Centre has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 9 Jul 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Novotel

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Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.7

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Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

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About Novotel Edinburgh Centre

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  • When is the swimming pool back opened (due to covid-19)

    Due to Government restrictions the swimming pool and the gym are still closed and we do not have yet an opening date


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    Answered on 27 July 2020
  • Hi, Are we still able to use the pool after the checkout time? Thanks Nicola

    Hello Nicola, absolutely!


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    Asked about: Standard Queen Room with Sofa • Answered on 27 October 2019
  • Hi if you can not accommodate parking where is the nearest 24 hour safe car park Kind Regards Steven Fidler

    If by any chance our car park is full, we do have an agreement with a NCP Car park in Castle Terrace that it is 5 minutes walking distance from the hotel. We will provide you a discount in the reception before to leave the car park so you can pay when you collect your car. The price it is £15,00 per night. If there is anything else that we can do for you, please let us know! Best regards, Fernando Cuesta Reception Team Leader


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    Asked about: Executive Room with Castle View • Answered on 20 October 2019
  • Is there parking facilities at the hotel

    Thank you so much for getting in contact. Yes indeed we do have parking at our hotel. This is chargeable at £20 per day for non ALL members. Hope this helps!


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    Answered on 21 January 2020
  • Are pets allowed in all your rooms? I can’t find an option to select that but when I add the “pet friendly” filter your hotel is in that list.

    All our rooms are pet friendly and there is additional charge of £10 per pet per day.


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    Asked about: Standard Queen Room with Sofa • Answered on 30 April 2021
  • Do you have zacuzzi in hotel??

    Yes we have a hot tub, swimming pool sauna and steam room all free of charge during your stay. pool/ hot tub hours: 7am - 10pm sauna /steam room: 10am- 10pm Kind Regards, Martin Knox Night Auditor


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 17 February 2020
  • Hi there, Is the pool open and is it free of charge if you book a room?

    Hi there, yes it is all included within the stay :)


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    Answered on 2 July 2021
  • is there private balcony's in any of these rooms?

    Hi dear, Thank you for your message, The rooms with balcony is only for our two suites in the hotel. If you would like you will need to select in the type of room suite room. Best regards, Novotel Edinburgh centre


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    Answered on 6 October 2020
  • Is there a spa ?

    At our leisure centre you will find a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and steam room, as well as a gym.


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    Asked about: Standard Queen Room with Sofa • Answered on 30 November 2019
  • Hi, is your pool still closed?

    Our pool is open from 7am to 10pm daily


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    Answered on 13 June 2021
  • Hi is the sofa bed double? Cheers Janet

    The sofa beds in some of the rooms are for 1 person and in other rooms for 2 people


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 20 July 2020
  • Will the pool be opened on the 7th/8th May ?

    Yes - it will be.


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    Asked about: Superior Double Room • Answered on 1 May 2021
  • is the pool open?

    Yes it is open. Regards Gosia


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    Answered on 12 December 2020
  • Hi is the swimming pool open

    Hello, the pool is open for all guests to use


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    Answered on 9 November 2021
  • Can I arrive with a dog?

    Yes, we are happy to welcome pets - it is only £10 / day extra for them.


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    Answered on 2 June 2021
  • is there luggage storage facilities and can you get room beside each other of requested

    Godd Afternoon Yes we do have luggage store - you can keep your luggage before check in and after check out. Rooms next to each other usually fine but it is always up to availability. Kind Regards


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    Asked about: Standard Queen Room with Sofa • Answered on 7 November 2020
  • Are the pool and sauna facilities open at the moment?

    At the moment only the pool and the gym. The sauna and the steam room are currently closed.


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    Asked about: Standard Queen Room with Sofa • Answered on 6 September 2020
  • Is the swimming pool opened??

    Hi there, the pool facilities are all back up and running and the Gym as well :)


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    Answered on 2 July 2021
  • Hi Novotel. I’m having my birthday in Edinburgh & would like to know if you have Twin bedroom as I have friend’s who are coming over.

    Hello, thank you for your question. We do have twin bedrooms in our hotel. If you could please specify it during your reservation, would be the best. Best wishes, Valentina Novotel Edinburgh Center


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    Answered on 11 September 2021
  • Hi Novotel Do you have Room Service? & Breakfast is allowed in the Room? Thanks

    Hello, Yes we offer room service, and breakfast is a continental buffet so you can always take it up to your room if you like to.


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    Answered on 12 September 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Grassmarket
    0.2 miles
  • Royal Lyceum Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • King's Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.2 miles
  • Armstrong's Vintage
    0.3 miles
  • Filmhouse Cinema
    0.3 miles
  • Usher Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Traverse Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • The Scotch Whisky Experience
    0.3 miles
  • Scottish Widows Bank Plc
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Grassmarket Area
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.3 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.4 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.4 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.4 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1 miles
  • Arthurs Seat
    1.4 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.6 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    2.7 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    2.7 miles
Closest airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.4 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    35.7 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    48 miles
How to get to Novotel Edinburgh Centre from Edinburgh Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: American, British, Pizza, Scottish

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

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Facilities of Novotel Edinburgh Centre
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Live music/performance
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 22 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Novotel Edinburgh Centre takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Novotel Edinburgh Centre accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that on-site parking is limited to 15 spaces, chargeable at GBP 22 per 24 hours, and GBP 10 for day parking.

Minors under 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal representatives. Third person named by parents must present their written authorization (certified signature).

Please note that the credit card used to book must be presented on arrival.

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Novotel Edinburgh Centre

  • Yes, Novotel Edinburgh Centre is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at Novotel Edinburgh Centre include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Novotel Edinburgh Centre is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Guests staying at Novotel Edinburgh Centre can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Novotel Edinburgh Centre by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre is 650 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Novotel Edinburgh Centre on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Novotel Edinburgh Centre (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Hammam
    • Indoor pool (all year)
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Live music/performance
    • Steam room
    • Fitness

  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant