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Best Edinburgh hotels

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre - Edinburgh - Bedroom
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The Scholar - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Scholar
8.8 Very Good
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The Salisbury Hotel
8.1 Very Good
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B+B Edinburgh
8.2 Very Good
West End$433+
Free Wi-Fi
Park View House
6.2 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Stay Central Hotel
8 Very Good
Old Town$488+
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Indigo Edinburgh
8.3 Very Good
New Town$547+
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Edinburgh hotels near Edinburgh Castle

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The Balmoral - Edinburgh - Restaurant
The Balmoral
9.4 Wonderful
Old Town$1,317+
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ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile - Edinburgh - Bar
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Yotel Edinburgh
8.1 Very Good
New Town$401+
Free Wi-Fi

Top Edinburgh hotels with parking

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Best Western Kings Manor Hotel - Edinburgh - Building
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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Airport - Edinburgh - Bedroom
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Dakota Edinburgh
8.7 Very Good
Airport shuttle
Murrayfield Hotel
8.3 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi
Northumberland Hotel
6.6 Okay
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Edinburgh hotel?

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Top tips for finding Edinburgh hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Edinburgh, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Edinburgh in February and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Edinburgh if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 6 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Edinburgh accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Edinburgh found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $78, while the most expensive was $292.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Edinburgh for 3 days.
  • Crowned by Edinburgh Castle, Old Town Edinburgh is one of the most picturesque places in Scotland. Staying in this area offers guests a quintessential visit to the Scottish capital.
  • J.K. Rowling fans should stay at Grassmarket Hotel situated just down the hill from Edinburgh Castle, near many sights that inspired the Harry Potter books.
  • West of the city centre, you will find chic hotels like Murrayfield Hotel, near BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh’s main sporting arena and concert venue.
  • EasyHotel Edinburgh and Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel are good places to stay on Princes Street, home to attractions like the Scott Monument, the Princes Street Gardens, and the Edinburgh Gin Distillery.
  • Featuring a swimming pool, fitness center, and spa, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a highly rated, centrally located business hotel in Edinburgh.
  • Students and budget travellers could consider staying at Edinburgh University’s Pollock Halls, which are open to the public during the summer. Meanwhile Salisbury Green offers year-round accommodation that are perfect for visiting the university.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Edinburgh

  • Are there good hotels near Edinburgh Airport?

    Yes, there are several hotels near the airport with easy access into the city centre via bus or tram. You can stay at the Doubletree By Hilton Edinburgh Airport, which offers a free shuttle to the airport terminal, or the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Airport, which charges a small fee for the transfer.

  • What hotel area is good for a romantic trip in Edinburgh?

    Old Town Edinburgh is home to many romantic hotels, including the charming Hotel du Vin & Bistro. Featuring a boutique hotel atmosphere, the hotel is housed in a historic stone building. Meanwhile, guests can feel like they’ve journeyed back to Mediaeval times by staying at The Witchery by The Castle.

  • What neighbourhood in Edinburgh is good for nightlife?

    For a great night out in Edinburgh, book a hotel in Edinburgh New Town. In this area, George Street and Rose Street are home to some of the best bars and clubs. Tigerlily is an excellent boutique hotel with a modern finish, located steps away from great nightlife. Alternatively, Edinburgh Central Queen Street offers good deals just a short walk away.

  • Are there hotels in Edinburgh where I can take my dogs/pets?

    Yes. For good pet-friendly hotels near parks offering nice walks with your pet, consider Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile. A short walk from Holyrood Park, the hotels offers a 4-star stay with great deals. Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre is another good option close to green spaces like Calton Hill and the National Monument.

  • Where to stay in Edinburgh?

    The most popular neighbourhoods amongst KAYAK users are Old Town and Leith. Hotels in walking-distance from Edinburgh Waverley Station are also very sought-after.

  • What are the best hotels near Edinburgh Waverley Station?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Edinburgh Waverley Station, you should consider staying at Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre, ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile and Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Edinburgh?

    Although the average price for a double room in Edinburgh is $636, $35 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Edinburgh for this weekend?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Edinburgh hotels for this weekend for as low as $154 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $74 and 4-star hotels from $176.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Edinburgh?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Edinburgh districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Edinburgh city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Edinburgh hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Edinburgh that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include The Scholar, Park View House and Leonardo Edinburgh Murrayfield.

Where to stay in Edinburgh?

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Stewart by Heeton Concept - Edinburgh - Living room
Stewart by Heeton Concept
8.1 Very Good
New Town$441+
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Fountain Court Apartments - Eq2 - Edinburgh - Building
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