City Centre Hotels
Want to stay in the heart of things? Look no further than our list of favourite hotels in Edinburgh s city centre.
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ
This beautiful hotel has been recently upgraded and can be found right on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket – the ideal location for exploring Edinburgh’s Old Town. The 122 en-suite bedrooms feature 42 inch widescreen TVs, complimentary mineral water, personal safes, fridges and limited edition artwork. Some rooms also boast a spectacular view of Edinburgh Castle.
If you’re feeling hungry, The Grassmarket is full of unique food and drink options, or you can enjoy a relaxing meal at Apex’s very own Agua bar and restaurant made from locally-sourced ingredients.
Motel One Edinburgh – Royal Mile
18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL
Located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre, the 3 Star Motel One Edinburgh Royal was the first Motel One in the UK. Opened in 2012, it is located a few steps from the Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles’ Cathedral, and Real Mary King’s Close.
In addition to the One Lounge, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal provides complimentary wireless Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. The flat-screen televisions in guest bedrooms come with satellite channels in a variety of languages, premium Egyptian cotton bedding, and coffee/tea making facilities.
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AF
Located within walking distance of both Waverley and Haymarket train stations, The DoubleTree is the perfect base for your Edinburgh break. At home in a historic A-listed building but equipped with all the modern amenities you would expect, you are guaranteed a warm welcome at this four-star hotel.
All 138 contemporary bedrooms feature complimentary wifi and air conditioning, while suites and deluxe rooms also come with breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle. As an extra thoughtful touch, every guest will also be provided with one of DoubleTree’s freshly baked chocolate chip cookies.
Hotel Indigo Princes Street
20 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AS
Ideally situated on the cusp of Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town, the Hotel Indigo Princes Street is the perfect base to explore the historic attractions of old Edinburgh while conveniently located to enjoy the boutiques, retailers and trendy restaurants and bars of the New Town.
The design of the hotel pays homage to Edinburgh’s rich history. For centuries, Edinburgh was home to and a meeting place for the world’s greatest thinkers, poets and authors. Hotel Indigo Princes Street nods to this with heritage decor blended with contemporary style and a library with armchairs that just beg to be curled up in.
Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge
77 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1HN
This modern hotel is located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, just off the Royal Mile. The Ibis Edinburgh South Bridge has 259 comfortable guest rooms and is within walking distance of the city’s main attractions, including Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Fogg’s, the hotel’s bar and restaurant, also offers cuisine from all four corners of the globe.
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel
81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU
Located just a couple of minutes’ walk from the Royal Mile, The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Dynamic Earth and the Scottish Parliament Building, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is the ideal place to stay during your trip in Edinburgh. The hotel features 157 recently refurbished bedrooms, 23 of which are situated on the Club Floor featuring an exclusive guest lounge.
Guests can also relax in the Vital Health and Wellbeing club, which offers guests a Technogym, 14m swimming pool, sauna, steam room and four treatment rooms with relaxation lounge.
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE
Novotel Edinburgh Centre is situated five minute’s walk from the Grassmarket, making it an ideal base for exploring the highlights of the Old Town. Each of the 180 guest rooms in this 4-star hotel has free wifi and satellite TV. Guests can also enjoy the heated indoor pool or work out in the fitness room. Please note – this hotel will be having a bedroom refurbishment between May and July 2017.
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor
Grosvenor Street Haymarket, Edinburgh, EH12 5EF
A chic and modern hotel in a historic 1860s listed building, the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel is situated in the stylish West End of the city. Located just 200 meters from Haymarket train station, this hotel offers convenient access to Edinburgh’s iconic attractions, from Edinburgh Castle to Princes Street and the Royal Mile. It’s the perfect location to explore Scotland’s capital city.
Royal Over-Seas League
100 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AB
Close to the world-famous Royal Mile and well positioned for exploring the art, culture and character of this colourful city, this hotel offers 20 exquisite rooms with magnificent views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Garden.