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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh hotels

Good to know

Low season

JanuaryCheapest month to stay with an average 40% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 42% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$188Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$211Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Edinburgh hotel?

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When to book a hotel in Edinburgh

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Top tips for finding perfect 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 January and November.
  • 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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 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 $71, while the most expensive was $593.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Edinburgh for 4 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

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Edinburgh. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

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

  • If you are looking for a hotel close to Edinburgh Castle, you should consider staying at The Balmoral, The Scotsman Hotel and Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • Although the average price for a double room in Edinburgh is $331, $31 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

Where to stay in Edinburgh?

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Best Edinburgh hotels

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Novotel Edinburgh Park - Edinburgh - Pool
Novotel Edinburgh Park - Edinburgh - Pool
Novotel Edinburgh Park
8.7 Excellent
$108+
$108+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Novotel Edinburgh Centre - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Novotel Edinburgh Centre - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
8.3 Excellent
Old Town$176+
$176+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Edinburghhouse Hotel - Edinburgh
Edinburghhouse Hotel - Edinburgh
Edinburghhouse Hotel
6.8 Good
Leith$65+
$65+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

Edinburgh hotels near Edinburgh Castle

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