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Top 10 Hotels in Edinburgh

Oakhill Apartments Edinburgh (Ltd)
4 out of 5
3 Thorntreeside, Edinburgh, Scotland
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2.41 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (272 reviews)

"Fabulous apartments, lovely decor, great location, will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Oakhill Apartments Edinburgh (Ltd)
Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
231 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €67 per night
0.88 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,013 reviews)

"Great location - great value - shame about the homeless guys outside the window every night that were up all night keeping us away till 5-6am - which was not the hotels fault"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €99 per night
0.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,321 reviews)

"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Apex Grassmarket. Perfect location, very spacious room, delicious breakfast and very friendly staff. Would definitely book this hotel again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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The Balmoral Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €223 per night
0.46 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)

"Liked old style 1st class service. Only stayed 2 nights. Would have liked longer."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Balmoral Hotel
Grassmarket hotel
3 out of 5
94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is €66 per night
0.4 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"The property was very well located and the interior decor was quirky and cute (cartoon themed) I stayed in a cozy double which meant it was tucked into a nook which was perfect for me but those with longer legs that stretch over a normal bed might want to opt for one of the more standard room options. ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Apr 2020

Grassmarket hotel
Stay Central
3 out of 5
139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is €66 per night
0.5 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (800 reviews)
Friendly and bustling

"Comfortable and clean . Hard to find location and somewhat noisy at night, but then again it is central and attached to a pub."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Stay Central
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is €148 per night
0.52 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Perfect stay

"Just totally enjoyed the stay hotel was perfect I will be back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €89 per night
0.53 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Staff excellent and so happy to be back at work customer experience was great"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Murrayfield Hotel
4 out of 5
18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is €64 per night
3.01 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"You must go to the Murray hotel it’s amazing and everyone was so friendly"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Murrayfield Hotel
Mode Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5
74 - 77 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €97 per night
0.65 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (531 reviews)

"From walking in to leaving this an excellent hotel, the staff friendly and helpful, the room was spotless, definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Hotels in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, and the country’s second largest behind Glasgow. It is home to many national institutions including the National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery and also boasts many historic buildings - none more impressive than Edinburgh Castle, the grounds of which are located in the city centre.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Centre is split into two areas, an old town and a new town, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Princes Street is perhaps the most popular street in Edinburgh and is the busiest shopping street in the city. It’s also lined with many bars, restaurants and cafes, making it popular with both tourists and locals. Another popular area is the famous Grassmarket of Edinburgh. This area has a popular nightlife scene with many pubs and bars located here. It lies at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, making it a convenient stop off area as you walk up to the castle.

A City of Culture

With many galleries, museums and other historical places of interest throughout the city, there’ll be plenty to keep you busy in Edinburgh. Other areas of interest include Edinburgh Zoo and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

With a wide range of boutique and budget hotels in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city has something for everyone, and accommodation to suit all budgets.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Edinburgh?
A Room in the Country is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Six Brunton Place and Fingal - A Luxury Floating Hotel as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Edinburgh, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Edinburgh.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Edinburgh?
Based on reviews, Pollock Halls is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include ibis budget Edinburgh Park and Haymarket Hub Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the children include Novotel Edinburgh Centre and Apex Grassmarket Hotel. Also, attractions such as Edinburgh Zoo and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Edinburgh?
Le Monde Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Edinburgh?
Best Western Kings Manor Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and a full-service spa for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Motel One Edinburgh-Royal and Malmaison Edinburgh.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Edinburgh?
The Beachfront B&B is a top beach guesthouse with a restaurant and free parking. Best Western Kings Manor Hotel is another good choice for your stay near the beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Portobello Beach or Gullane Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Edinburgh?
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Balmoral Hotel and InterContinental Edinburgh The George are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Edinburgh?
24 Royal Terrace is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Le Monde Hotel and No 11 are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a top 4-star hotel that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Macdonald Houstoun House and Murrayfield Hotel. You can tee off at Baberton Golf Club, Longniddry Golf Club or Gullane Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Edinburgh that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Cheval Old Town Chambers is a top 5-star apartment for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Apex Grassmarket Hotel and Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket and Royal Mile.
What are some hotels with pools in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other choices that feature an on-site pool include Village Hotel Edinburgh and Novotel Edinburgh Park.

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