Black Ivy is just a 15-minute walk from Edinburgh city center and features a lively bar which overlooks Bruntsfield Links park. The shopping precinct of Princes Street is only 1.3 miles from the the hotel.

Free WiFi and an private bathroom are featured in each room at Black Ivy. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is also provided.

The property is a 9-minute walk from the Edinburgh International Conference Center, while Usher Hall and Filmhouse cinema can both be reached in a 15-minute walk. Guests can enjoy the boutique shops and cafes in the vicinity, or explore the historic Edinburgh Castle which is less than a mile away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Black Ivy has been welcoming guests since Apr 5, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian


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4 reasons to choose Black Ivy

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • 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
  • King's Theater
    0.3 miles
  • The Meadows
    0.5 miles
  • Scottish Widows Bank Plc
    0.6 miles
  • Filmhouse Cinema
    0.6 miles
  • Royal Lyceum Theater
    0.6 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    0.7 miles
  • Usher Hall
    0.7 miles
  • Traverse Theatre
    0.7 miles
  • Grassmarket
    0.7 miles
  • Armstrong's Vintage
    0.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Edinburgh Castle
    0.8 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    0.8 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.8 miles
  • Royal Mile
    0.9 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    1 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    1.5 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    1.5 miles
  • Arthur's Seat
    1.6 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    2.6 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    3.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    6.3 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    36.3 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    47.8 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: British

Amenities of Black Ivy
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Black Ivy 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.

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 by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Black Ivy accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Black Ivy

  • Check-in at Black Ivy is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Black Ivy has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Black Ivy is 0.8 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Black Ivy by:

    • Car 35min

  • Guests staying at Black Ivy can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte

  • Black Ivy offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Room options at Black Ivy include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Suite