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Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom
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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 38% drop in price.

High season

JuneMost expensive month to stay with an average 205% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

€114Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

€154Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Edinburgh hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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3 stars

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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 March.
  • 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 Tuesday. 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 €47, while the most expensive was €191.
  • 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

  • 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.

  • KAYAK users usually search for hotels in Old Town and adjacent to Edinburgh City Centre.

  • Premier Inn Edi City Centre, Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket and The Balmoral Hotel are very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Edinburgh City Centre.

  • In the last 3 days, double rooms in Edinburgh have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as €14. On average, the price for a double room is €153.

  • 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.

  • In the last 3 hours, KAYAK users looking for double rooms in Edinburgh found 3-star hotels from €26 and 4-star hotels from €56. The cheapest room found for tonight was €27.

  • 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?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Edinburgh by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Edinburgh hotels

Most recommended Edinburgh hotels

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Eden Locke - Edinburgh - Living room
Eden Locke - Edinburgh - Living room
Eden Locke
9.3 Excellent
New Town€160+
€160+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Dunstane Houses - Edinburgh - Building
The Dunstane Houses - Edinburgh - Building
The Dunstane Houses
9.3 Excellent
€306+
€306+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Bonham Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Bonham Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Bonham Hotel
9.2 Excellent
West End€250+
€250+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Tigerlily - Edinburgh - Building
Tigerlily - Edinburgh - Building
Tigerlily
9.2 Excellent
New Town€239+
€239+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
9.1 Excellent
Old Town€158+
€158+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air conditioning
Le Monde Hotel - Edinburgh - Bar
Le Monde Hotel - Edinburgh - Bar
Le Monde Hotel
9.1 Excellent
New Town€219+
€219+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel - Edinburgh - Lobby
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel - Edinburgh - Lobby
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
9 Excellent
New Town€234+
€234+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
The Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Scotsman Hotel
9 Excellent
Old Town€275+
€275+
Air conditioning
Dakota Edinburgh - Edinburgh - Building
Dakota Edinburgh - Edinburgh - Building
Dakota Edinburgh
9 Excellent
€122+
€122+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Glasshouse Autograph Collection - Edinburgh - Building
The Glasshouse Autograph Collection - Edinburgh - Building
The Glasshouse Autograph Collection
9 Excellent
New Town€250+
€250+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
8.9 Excellent
Old Town€182+
€182+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Ibis Styles Edinburgh Centre St Andrew Square - Edinburgh
Ibis Styles Edinburgh Centre St Andrew Square - Edinburgh
€133+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

Edinburgh hotels near Edinburgh Castle

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The Balmoral Hotel - Edinburgh - Outdoor view
The Balmoral Hotel - Edinburgh - Outdoor view
The Balmoral Hotel
9.4 Excellent
Old Town€408+
€408+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning