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Top Rated Hotels for your Edinburgh Vacation

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Principal Edinburgh George Street
Principal Edinburgh George Street
5.0 out of 5.0 19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (14 reviews)

the staff were super nice. they were helpful in letting you know the good places and good companies to go with.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2019
Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Princes Street Gardens and St. Giles' Cathedral. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh ...
Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport
Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport
3.5 out of 5.0 Almond Avenue, Ingliston, Newbridge, Scotland
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (5 reviews)

The only negative is there is no sidewalk to the airport. The hotel itself and staff are excellent.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019
Located in Ingliston, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Edinburgh Zoo, Murrayfield Stadium, and Princes Street. George Street and Royal Mile are also within ...
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4.0 out of 5.0 80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (55 reviews)

this is a good hotel to stay in Edinburgh as its right on royal mile and vlose to many restaurants and stores. this hotel is a better deal than the Radisson Coolection hotel also on royal miles. Radissom Blu is 100 bucks cheaper with Better room but no view. i will stay here next time.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2019
Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is steps from Museum of Childhood, Royal Mile, and Princes Street. Real Mary King's Close and St. Giles' Cathedral are also ...
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
4.0 out of 5.0 Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Scotland
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (32 reviews)

Great place to stay with the family. I will highly recommend this place. All the staff were great.thank u all for a great stay

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2019
This family-friendly Kirknewton hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Edinburgh International Climbing Arena Ratho and Heriot Watt University. ...
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
4.3/5 (51 reviews)

Good central location in Old Town. Close to numerous and varied restaurants, museums, transport, New Town.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2019
Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Grassmarket, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and Scotch Whisky Experience. Greyfriars Kirk and Royal Mile ...
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (56 reviews)

Awesome location; helpful front desk staff. Our room was quite nice, with sufficient space, and comfortable bed. We had a safe which is great. Also great shower, but oddly the bathroom had almost zero counter space, making it tricky to lay things out that you need. Also, no ventilation fan in the ...

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2019
Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grassmarket, Royal Mile, and Greyfriars Kirk. Scotch Whisky Experience and The Hub are also within ...

Things To Do during your Edinburgh Vacation

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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Where is Edinburgh?

Your annual leave's been approved, work friends have recommended Edinburgh and you just need a little reminder of where it actually sits on the map? Sit back and let us guide you there.

It's the national capital of Scotland and located about 35 miles to the south of the significant city of Dundee.

Visitors to this area of Edinburgh and Lothian rub shoulders with approximately 440,000 people.

Places to Visit in Edinburgh

So, what's first? You'd be nuts to leave out Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat. While you're discovering first-rate sights, why not take a look at St. Giles' Cathedral and Palace of Holyroodhouse as well?

You wouldn't want to vacation in Edinburgh without taking a peek at popular attractions like the University of Edinburgh and the Heriot Watt University. More worthwhile options are the Edinburgh Zoo and the National Museum of Scotland. You should definitely try to check out all of them.

Sit on the soft green grass, frolic with the kids and lay under the open sky at Princes Street Gardens. Need some more options? Graveyards might not be the first place that springs to mind when talking about sightseeing options. But Greyfriars Kirk can give you a great deal of information about the region. But there's more! Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre is a critical piece of the region's vibrant culture. Find out what's on and settle in for an unforgettable night of entertainment.

Car Rentals in Edinburgh

Nothing compares to exploring a new city with your own wheels. If you're searching for car rentals in Edinburgh, Orbitz is here to help.

Go directly from the plane to the highway by picking up a car at Edinburgh Airport. Avis and Europcar a just a quick walk from arrivals. You could also browse Hertz and Alamo Rent A Car.

In the city center, you'll find Europcar at Platform 2 Unit 6 The North Mall. Its central location makes for a simple and straightforward pick up. If there's nothing that ticks all your boxes there, Alamo Rent A Car at Waverley station - Level -2, New Street Car Park should be your next port of call.

Where to stay in Edinburgh – Hotel Accommodation

Don't wait! Pick one of the 409 hotels in Edinburgh right now. We're here to ensure your vacation to Scotland's capital gets off to a smooth start.

Do you want a hotel that's fit for a film star? Our top high-end accommodations include The Balmoral Hotel and the Prestonfield House. If you're traveling on a tight budget, we suggest the Lyncliff Hotel (4 Windsor Street) and the ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square (6 Hunter Square).

The Old Town Chambers is just 0.3 miles away if you're hoping to stay near Edinburgh Castle. Located 0.3 miles away, the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh is just a stone's throw away as well!

Nearest Airports to Edinburgh

If you're planning on flying in to Edinburgh, you'll likely be touching down at Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Grab a bite to eat and get your bearings after exiting the plane. This is the closest airport, sitting 7 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Edinburgh

Situated 35 miles from Edinburgh, Newport-On-Tay is adored by travelers. Stop by this locality to access the West Park and the Verdant Works, two excellent attractions that you won't quickly forget. Just 40 miles away is another destination that's well worth visiting. Glasgow is a handy place to access popular attractions such as the Botanic Gardens and Glasgow Cathedral.

No Cancellation Fees

Need to cancel or amend your booking? Anxious about a big fee? Well, you'll be grateful to learn that we don't have one!^ Hopefully, your chosen hotel and airline don't either, but it's a wise idea to check in with them regarding their rules.

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* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.