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Visitors will enjoy the mixture of old town history and modern city convenience as they tour Edinburgh. Guests to the area will have a good selection of Edinburgh hotels for their lodging. They can choose affordable accommodations at many hotels; Edinburgh also provides a number of bed & breakfast locations for the traveler.

Edinburgh Quick Picks and Tips


The Edinburgh International Conference Center is the premier convention center in the city and holds meetings and events from many groups and organizations.


Edinburgh provides many splendid restaurants and one of the most popular is the Grain Store, with traditional Scottish fare and design for a relaxing atmosphere. For fine dining, visitors won't want to miss Honours, a prestigious restaurant with a matching price.

Major Point of Interest

Visitors to the city cannot miss the opportunity to see Edinburgh Castle with its rich history. They can view the exquisite Great Room and enjoy stories from the locals.


Guests staying at hotels in Edinburgh can find many shopping opportunities during their visit. Small shops boasting traditional Scottish items can be found along the Royal Mile. The most complete shopping area is in Princes Mall; it has three levels of stores from designer items to specialty shops.


Visitors can choose between two football teams to watch a game while they visit Edinburgh, either the Hearts at Tynecastle Stadium or Hibernian at Easter Road. Guests to the city will enjoy either team for a real Scottish football experience.

Recently booked Edinburgh hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
King James by Thistle 4 hours ago 4 stars $121
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
Old Town
5 hours ago 4 stars $150
Apex City
Old Town
5 hours ago 4 stars $139
Ballantrae Hotel
New Town
8 hours ago 3 stars $104
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor
West End
9 hours ago 4 stars $101
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel
Old Town
12 hours ago 4 stars $111
Edinburgh First 14 hours ago 3 stars $137
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Old Town
14 hours ago 4 stars $180
Royal British Hotel
Old Town
15 hours ago 3 stars $102
Apex International
Old Town
17 hours ago 4 stars $144

Recently Rated Edinburgh Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Edinburgh First
4.0 / 5
10 reviews
3 stars $137
BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel
4.3 / 5
6 reviews
4 stars $167
Ballantrae Hotel
New Town
4.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $104
BEST WESTERN Kings Manor Hotel
4.5 / 5
2 reviews
3 stars $80
Apex International
Old Town
3.9 / 5
51 reviews
4 stars $144
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Old Town
3.8 / 5
27 reviews
3 stars $123
Apex City
Old Town
4.1 / 5
44 reviews
4 stars $139
Edinburgh Marriott Hotel
4.2 / 5
19 reviews
4 stars $137
Holyrood Aparthotel
Old Town
4.4 / 5
23 reviews
4 stars $174
Blue Rainbow Aparthotel Edinburgh
New Town
4.1 / 5
15 reviews
4 stars $98

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Featured Edinburgh Hotels

From $102

1 Royal British Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 63 reviews

20 Princess Street Map

New look Interior for 2014

Historic hotel close to rail station and Edinburgh attractions Royal British Hotel, on world famous Princes Street, meets the needs of both business and leisure visitors. The hotel, located... More

The website gives you not the right information
I was at room 216. The most stupid room, i have been in my life. Dirty, old, little and no fresh air. The window couldn t open. Only the bar & restaurant are ok in this hotel. All the rest is very...
Jun 11, 2014
From $137

2 Edinburgh First

3 stars
4.0 / 5 10 reviews

18 Holyrood Park Road Map

Pollock Halls offers 2* accommodation in Edinburgh to suit every budget and purpose, whether you're coming to the city on holiday, for business or as part of a group visit. Pollock Halls is... More

The 10 minute walk into town helps burn off the MASSIVE breakfast
We really enjoyed our stay at Pollock Halls (Edinburgh First). The staff were unbelievably friendly and helpful, the room was clean and comfortable and the breakfast (included) was enormous and...
Aug 15, 2014
From $144

3 Apex International

4 stars
3.9 / 5 51 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket Map

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Deluxe four-star hotel in one of Edinburgh’s trendiest districtsThe Apex International Hotel is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Grassmarket, with 169 stunning luxury rooms, two restaurants... More

No A/C
No A/C, and windows didn't open very much. Very hot and stuffy in room and lobby! Most nice modern 4 star hotels in the area have it. We had wanted to stay at their Waterloo location, but they...
Aug 1, 2014
From $123

4 Jurys Inn Edinburgh

3 stars
3.8 / 5 27 reviews

43 jeffrey street Map

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Value and comfort by Edinburgh?s Royal MileJurys Inn Edinburgh hotel, just off the famous Royal Mile on Jeffrey Street, is located in the Old Town and surrounded by beautiful architecture. This... More

Hotel was perfect - we got their early and our room was available - receptionist was very friendly. Would definetly recommend this hotel.
Jul 8, 2014
From $98

5 The Place

4 stars
4.2 / 5 23 reviews

34-38 York Place Map


Explore heritage-rich Edinburgh while staying at this stylish boutique hotelHoused in a beautiful Georgian Terrace, The Place welcomes discerning business and leisure travelers with chic... More

City centre stay
The hotel is in a great location, close to restaurants and sights but there were difficulties, our room was double booked, which meant that having carried the bags up 73 steps - as there is no...
Jul 30, 2014
From $121

6 King James by Thistle

4 stars
3.7 / 5 27 reviews

107 Leith Street Map

Complimentary Wi-Fi

4-star hotel near Waverley Station The 4-star King James Hotel, near Princes Street and less than half a mile (0.7 km) from Waverley Station, offers easy access to Edinburgh's main shopping... More

Trip was very good with friends
We will definitely will stay at this hotel when we visit EDINBURGH
Jul 5, 2014
From $179

7 Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

11 Bristo Place Map

Set in in Edinburgh's Old Town, this former city asylum is now home to one of the most stylish boutique hotels in Edinburgh city centre offering 47 timelessly styled bedrooms and suites. Our... More

Highly recommend! It
Friendly and accommodating staff, spacious and comfortable rooms, plus a welcoming front courtyard and bistro to sit and have a pint/read a book. Highly recommend! It was the perfect place to spend...
May 8, 2014
From $109

8 Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

37 - 49 Albany Street Map

FREE WiFi included

In the heart of Edinburgh this stylish 4 star hotel is two minutes walk to trendy George Street shops, where celebrity spotting is a probability, and moments too from the bustling Princes Street... More

Nice hotel
I stayed at the Ballantrae Albany Hotel in October 2013. I was visiting Edinburgh for tourism. I had a little difficulty finding the hotel but once I found it, I was very satisfied with the...
Dec 25, 2013
From $149

9 Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh

3 stars
3.7 / 5 23 reviews

43 Princes Street Map

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Hospitable classic-style hotel with contemporary features in Edinburgh The Old Waverley Hotel is on Edinburgh's famous Princes Street, in the heart of the fashionable West End and New Town with... More

short stay
We booked the hotel for a one night stay. Welcoming staff who though we arrived early were happy to look after our bags whilst the room was ready. Comfortable room followed by an excellent...
Aug 3, 2014
From $150

10 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 70 reviews

23-27 Waterloo Place Map

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Boutique yet luxury hotel located on Edinburgh’s famous Princes StreetThe Waterloo Hotel was built in 1819. The hotel was the first purpose-built, large-scale hotel in Edinburgh. Now called the... More

Perfect Stay in Edinburgh
Hotel is centrally located to old and new towns and close to the train station - an easy walk from the Airport connection bus. Arrived early from an overnight flight from the US and was able to...
Aug 7, 2014
From $174

11 Holyrood Aparthotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 23 reviews

1 Nether Bakehouse Close Map

Walk EdinburghHolyrood apartHOTEL offers chic apartments in Edinburgh's City Centre. Holyrood is situated just off the Historic Royal Mile, which runs between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of... More

Great apartment in central location
Located just off the Royal Mile, this two bed apartment was comfortable and spacious with a well equipped kitched - and two bathrooms was a bonus. Cleaning staff were flexible with the daily room...
Aug 10, 2014
From $118

12 The Ben Doran Guest House

3 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

11 Mayfield Gardens Map

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A real hit with our customers, this traditional guest house offers great Scottish hospitality. The discreet Georgian townhouse with period features is in a good central location near to all the... More

Great springboard to Edinburgh
I had a great time here. I think I might have been one of the few to get a private bathroom, but all in all I really like small, quiet hotels like this. The staff was helpful and courteous, and I'd...
Sep 22, 2013
From $139

13 Apex City

4 stars
4.1 / 5 44 reviews

61 Grassmarket Map


Stylishly modern deluxe hotel in the heart of Edinburgh’s GrassmarketThe Apex City hotel is found in the center of Edinburgh’s fashionable Grassmarket district. The hotel features 119 stylish... More

city break
In general we were delighted with our choice of hotel the location for us was perfect and the food and staff very good, the one thing which was disappointing and, in the summer months, would stop...
Aug 11, 2014
From $98

14 Blue Rainbow Aparthotel Edinburgh

4 stars
4.1 / 5 15 reviews

York Buildings Map

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Cool, contemporary apartments in Edinburgh’s city center The Blue Rainbow Aparthotel Edinburgh features apartments ideal for extended-stay visitors and guests who enjoy added comfort and... More

Great apartment in a great location.
Executive 2-bed apartment on 4th floor overlooking garden. A spacious, well laid out apartment with two double bedrooms and separate living room, kitchen and bathroom. Well decorated and clean....
Jul 1, 2014
From $137

15 Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

217 High Street Map

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Our serviced apartments are located right in the heart of Edinburgh. You will step out onto the Royal Mile and be within walking distance of the Castle, Princes Street Gardens, the Grassmarket and... More

Our apartment was perfect located, at the end of Royal Mile, very close to the castle. it was an Ok apartment for what we paid (it was a deal, 3x2 nights). The "reception" is in other building (217...
Mar 21, 2014
From $111

16 Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 27 reviews

81 Holyrood Road Edinburgh Map

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Convenience of the city center with the restfulness of a quiet location The Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is located in Edinburgh's historic Old Town. The hotel is close to key attractions like the... More

Convenient for center and enough for a city break
Check in and check out went very smoothly, room was clean and comfortable. The mini fridge is a blessing as the weather was hot when we were there. Staff couldn't be more helpful and even though...
Jul 30, 2014
From $144

17 Masson House Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 13 reviews

18 Holyrood Park Ro Map

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Overlooking Edinburgh's Holyrood Park, the 3* Masson House bed and breakfast is located on the Pollock Halls campus, just 1.5 miles from Waverley train station and many of Edinburgh's popular... More

Not the cleanest room
I was looking for an affordable place to stay while in Edinburgh for a week. The location was about a thirty minute walk into the city center. It is right next to Arthur's Seat, which is a...
Jul 8, 2014
From $123

18 Queens Guest House

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

45 Queen Street Map

Queens Guesthouse in Edinburgh. A grand and elegantly restored Georgian town house. Situated in Queens Street, it's just a few minutes walk from the world famous Princess Street and the heart of... More

Great hotel
Staff were really friendly and helpful. The hotel looked exactly as the pictures said. Great location central to everything
Apr 1, 2014
From $149

19 Princes Street Suites

4 stars
4.5 / 5 12 reviews

16 Waterloo Place Map

7 days 25%

Luxury self-catering apartments in the heart of Edinburgh’s center Princes Street Suites is a five-star hotel with 37 luxury apartments in the center of Scotland's capital city. The hotel is... More

a great stay
I stayed with my daughter and 2 granddaughters and we all loved it. We had a 2 bedroom apartment on the 4th floor( room37) and it was lovely. Two spacious bedrooms a great living/dining room with...
Feb 20, 2014
From $167

20 BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

69-74 Bruntsfield Place Map

If you're heading for Edinburgh, this classic townhouse will make your trip one of the most memorable you'll enjoy. BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel is effortlessly elegant, with contemporary... More

Healthy walk to good location
My neighborhood in town looked like a 19th century industrial center with all its gritty, decaying appearance; though there were many private efforts at updating store appeartances. The University...
Oct 13, 2013