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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
Kenneth MacKenzie
Old Town
1 minute ago 3 stars $93
Apex City
Old Town
1 hour ago 4 stars $103
The Place
New Town
1 hour ago 4 stars $77
Ritz Hotel
West End
1 hour ago 3 stars $66
Staycity Serviced Apartments - West End
14 hours ago 4 stars $76
Stay Central Hotel
Old Town
15 hours ago 3 stars $103
Apex International
Old Town
16 hours ago 4 stars $116
Edinburgh City Hotel
16 hours ago 3 stars $96
King James by Thistle 17 hours ago 4 stars $109
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Old Town
17 hours ago 3 stars $96

Recently Rated Edinburgh Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Ritz Hotel
West End
3.2 / 5
11 reviews
3 stars $66
Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile
Old Town
3.8 / 5
4 reviews
4 stars $103
The Royal Scots Club
New Town
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $140
Apex International
Old Town
3.9 / 5
52 reviews
4 stars $116
Old Town Chambers Luxury Apartments
Old Town
4.9 / 5
10 reviews
5 stars $174
Ballantrae Hotel
New Town
4.0 / 5
3 reviews
3 stars $66
Edinburgh Capital Hotel
4.2 / 5
34 reviews
3 stars $88
The Place
New Town
4.1 / 5
26 reviews
4 stars $77
Fountain Court Apartments - Harris
4.3 / 5
3 reviews
4 stars $155
Royal British Hotel
Old Town
3.4 / 5
67 reviews
3 stars $82

Edinburgh hotels

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Featured Edinburgh Hotels

From $146

1 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 71 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

A 'Fringe' Break
4 of us (females) stayed 2 nights in twin bedrooms whilst attending The Fringe Festival. Located just off the North Bridge at the end of Princes Street, it is near enough to all the festivities and...
Aug 25, 2014
From $116

2 Apex International

4 stars
3.9 / 5 52 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

Couple weekend break
Great staff, great location, great food and great price.
Sep 24, 2014
From $103

3 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 $77

4 The Place

4 stars
4.1 / 5 26 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

The Place Hotel.
I had one of the most welcoming 5 days stay at the 4 star hotel, the place, its within walking distance into town, and Edinburgh Castle, at the hotel it was clean with friendly pleasant hotel...
Sep 22, 2014
From $79

5 Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 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

Average hotel
The rooms are very small and you could hear the next door rooms, or even if the water is running. The breakfast was very minimal, not many options for vegaterians. The staff was friendly. The...
Sep 20, 2014
From $96

6 Jurys Inn Edinburgh

3 stars
3.8 / 5 30 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

Spacious with a great location
This hotel is across the street from the train station so it took us less than 5 minutes to get there with our luggage. Check in was smooth and friendly. We chose a room with a view (523?) which...
Sep 22, 2014
From $108

7 Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 28 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

Comfortable Hotel
Macdonald Holyrood is a very comfortable hotel with a great location. It is right around the corner from the Royal Mile and the Holyrood Palace. It is clean, quiet, and the bed is very comfortable.
Sep 12, 2014
From $115

8 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 $82

9 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

4 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

Grosvenor Street Haymarket Map

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Newly-refurbished hotel close to rail station and downtown facilities The newly refurbished Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor offers contemporary hotel facilities in site of the historic Haymarket... More

Sending Son off to University
Stayed at the Townhouse part of the Hotel and was very pleased with the Accommodations. Only thing I felt needed improvement was the lack of Hand Soap in the Bathroom. Plenty of other Shower Gels...
Sep 11, 2014
From $174

10 Old Town Chambers Luxury Apartments

5 stars
4.9 / 5 10 reviews

Roxburghs Court Map


Lavish self-contained apartments in central Edinburgh close to local attractions Cosmopolitan travellers looking to explore the heritage-rich Edinburgh find strategic base at the luxurious spaces... More

Superb apartment & location!
The Old Town Chambers are in a fantastic location literally a few steps off the Royal Mile in a secluded courtyard. Our apartment was very well-equipped, very comfortable and quiet. The staff were...
Sep 25, 2014
From $96

11 Edinburgh City Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 63 reviews

79 Lauriston Place Map


Boutique hotel in a quiet yet convenient part of Edinburgh’s city centerLocated in the heart of Edinburgh this delightful hotel is steeped in character and history. It was built in 1879 as the... More

Ideal hotel for a weekend break
Great hotel well situated near all the Edinburgh attractions with a fantastic restaurant with amazing food. Only gripe was the small double bed.
Sep 17, 2014
From $82

12 Royal British Hotel

3 stars
3.4 / 5 67 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

Shabby, and not in a chic way
I chose this hotel because it's across the street from Waverly train station. That is pretty much the only thing it has going for it. (Well, also that they provide shampoo AND conditioner, which...
Sep 23, 2014
From $106

13 Salisbury Green Hotel

3 stars
4.4 / 5 7 reviews

18 Holyrood Park Rd Map

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Salisbury Green 3* Hotel, a beautifully restored 18th century mansion-house, is a distinctive and elegant location for your next break or event. Set in private landscaped ground overlooking... More

old building/modern comfort
Great location, walking distance from restaurants and Arthur's Seat. Historical building. Internet worked flawlessly. Very generous breakfast. A little expensive but worth it.
Sep 17, 2014
From $109

14 King James by Thistle

4 stars
3.7 / 5 28 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

Perfect Location
Cant fault the staff, very helpful and friendly had a room at the back and there was no noise at all. Had room service at 2am and this was delivered quickly. Didnt have breakfast at the hotel, but...
Sep 17, 2014
From $66

15 Ballantrae Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

8-12 York Place Map

FREE WiFi included

BRAND NEW LOOK for 2014! In the heart of the city centre, the Ballantrae Hotel offers 3 star hotel accommodation in Edinburgh that reflects the history and elegance of the city surrounding it. And... More

Excellent hotel in very good location
Had an excellent stay at a very reasonable price. The room/s have all been refurbished, are comfortable and clean. Some rooms have good views, but be prepared to walk up stairs. The breakfast was...
Sep 25, 2014
From $96

16 Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh

3 stars
3.8 / 5 24 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

Great hotel in excellent location. Very good breakfasts.
Sep 23, 2014
From $76

17 Staycity Serviced Apartments - West End

4 stars
3.5 / 5 13 reviews

11 Brandfield Street Map

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Spacious apartments ideally set in the vibrant West EndTourists looking for self-contained spaces fit for long- or short-term stay while in the Scotland capital find suitable base at Staycity... More

Stay City Edinburgh a great time!
We had an excellent stay. It was a nice, clean room with an excellent pull out for our 2 adult children. It is in walking distance of everything for tourists too. A great time.
Apr 13, 2014
From $120

18 The Merchiston Residence

4 stars
4.7 / 5

4 Merchiston Avenue Map


In the heart of cosmopolitan Edinburgh, this elegant Victorian property boasts luxury boutique apartments with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, iPod docking stations and a fully equipped kitchen. The... More

From $93

19 Kenneth MacKenzie

3 stars
3.8 / 5 11 reviews

7 Richmond Place Map

Located in Edinburgh's historic Old Town, this 3* bed and breakfast offers comfortable and affordable accommodation in a central location at any time of the year. Each en-suite room benefits from... More

not what expected
Taxi could not find, we wandered around block finding access through narrow alley-no name on building. Had to carry luggage up 3 flights of stairs, no air circulation in room, bathroom floor wet...
May 25, 2014
From $196

20 Chester Residence - Rothesay Place

5 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

9 Rothesay Place Map

No1 luxury hotel Europe - Voted by TripAdvisor

Winners! Serviced Apartments of the Year 2013 - Scottish Hotel Awards, these stylish suites are in Edinburgh City centre, 800 metres from the shops of Princes Street. Each modern suite has free... More

Amazing 1st class
I would recommend this hotel to anyone, the service was perfect the apartment itself was fantastic. Going back for New Year's Eve without a doubt.
Nov 5, 2013