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This 4-star townhouse hotel is located within the quiet residential area of Newington, just 1 miles from Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile and vibrant city centre. Stylish rooms have room service available and complimentary Wi-Fi, whilst the hotel houses the independently run Sofia's Lounge and offers limited free parking for guests.

Modern luxury rooms retain original Georgian features and large windows. Some rooms have a four-poster bed, whilst all rooms have an LCD TV and a shower room with complimentary Duck Island toiletries.

The Salisbury Hotel is a 5-minute drive from the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace and Prince's Street’s shops. There are bus stops just 40 yards from the hotel, providing regular links to the city centre.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

The Salisbury Hotel has been welcoming guests since 18 Oct 2007.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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

Breakfast info

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


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Room type
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi Can you confirm if we book we will be able to get a parking space?
    Hello, We have a parking spaces in our front of our hotel
    Answered on 23 September 2022
  • Is the Superior Double Room’s “Private” bathroom ensuite or is it outside the room?
    Thank you for the inquiry. All rooms in the hotel have ensuite bathroom.
    Answered on 25 August 2022
  • Hello what number bus or tram from airport to hotel and do you know the frequency. Thank you in anticipation ;-)
    Hi there! You can take bus 100 that goes to the city centre and then take bus 3, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37 or 49. I hope this helps!
    Answered on 4 November 2022
  • Hi Please can you tell me if this is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle? Thanks
    Yes, we are within walking distance of the castle. This would typically take around 20-25 minutes.
    Answered on 7 May 2022
  • is there anywhere to park round by the hotel at all
    Hello, We have our parking which our guests can you but as well we have few parking's around us maximum 8 minutes by car and 12 minutes by walk.
    Answered on 12 November 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Sofia's Lounge

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Salisbury Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Packed lunches
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Salisbury Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


08:00 - 10:30


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.

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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UC Solo American Express The Salisbury Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you plan to arrive at the hotel before 10:00 or after 23:00, please advise the hotel at the time of booking. This will help to ensure the Reception team make appropriate arrangements for your arrival. This may be subject to an additional cost.

This property is unable to accept hen or stag parties.

Guests staying at the Salisbury Hotel can enjoy a 40% discount at The Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Bookings of over GBP 1000.00 will incur a 25% non-refundable deposit.

Please note that there is no lift in the hotel.

A Continental breakfast is available for GBP 8 per person.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Salisbury Hotel

  • The Salisbury Hotel is 1 miles from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • Room options at The Salisbury Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Family

  • The Salisbury Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

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

    • The Salisbury Hotel has 1 restaurant:

      • Sofia's Lounge

    • Check-in at The Salisbury Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • Guests staying at The Salisbury Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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