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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 hotels in Edinburgh in January and February.
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, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 66 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Edinburgh hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Edinburgh found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $112, while the most expensive was $511.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Edinburgh for 6 days.
If you want to get pampered during your stay in Edinburgh, consider booking a stay at The Balmoral. This establishment features an onsite spa with five treatment rooms, a relaxation suite, a pool, a sauna, and a steam room. Guests are welcome to enjoy a variety of treatments, including facials, body scrubs, and massages.
Looking to stay fit? Book your stay at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh. This 5-star hotel features a world-class fitness center with weights, resistance bands, and cardio equipment. They also offer a range of fitness classes that guests can join.
If you’re looking for peace and quiet, book a hotel in the Stockbridge neighborhood, a few minutes north of downtown Edinburgh. The neighborhood is famous for its beautiful and clean streets and green spaces. A great boutique hotel in the neighborhood is The Raeburn.
Business travelers visiting Edinburgh are welcome at any downtown hotel, and one of the best is the Intercontinental Edinburgh The George. This downtown hotel offers top-tier services and amenities, including some catered to the business traveler, such as a business center, conference and meeting rooms, and of course, a complimentary breakfast.
A few steps from Edinburgh Castle sits The Witchery by The Castle, a 5-star boutique hotel for all visitors looking for a unique stay. The hotel is housed in a 16th-century building with Gothic-inspired furnishings, luxurious fabrics, and rich colors. The hotel has an onsite restaurant offering Scottish cuisine.
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
Groups visiting Edinburgh for a group vacation should book a stay at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel. The hotel offers many rooms to suit guests, from twin rooms to massive suites. The facilities at this establishment are top-notch, offering a massive lounge area, restaurant, bar, spa, and fitness facility. Moreover, located in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, you’ll be within minutes of Edinburgh Castle and Royal Mile.
If you’re visiting Edinburgh with your kids, consider getting a family room at the Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh City Centre. Being in downtown Edinburgh, you’ll be close to family-friendly sites, including the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. The hotel offers spacious family rooms with kitchenettes and separate spaces for parents and kids. The hotel also features a large pool, a kids’ pool, a fitness center, and a kids’ menu in the hotel’s restaurant.
If you’re looking forward to gourmet meals during your Edinburgh adventure, consider booking your stay at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian. The hotel hosts The Pompadour by Galvin, a fine dining establishment that majors in French cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant has an opulent interior with fantastic views of Edinburgh Castle. Not only does it look good, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also features other establishments, including a bar and cocktail lounge.
The Radisson Collection Hotel Royal Mile Edinburgh welcomes all guests, including the specially-abled guests. At this hotel, guests can move comfortably, thanks to the wider doorways, wheelchair ramps, elevators, bathroom grab bars, and emergency pull cords. The hotel also has staff on standby to assist all specially-abled guests needing help with their luggage or transportation.
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.
Although the average price for a double room in Edinburgh is $393, $29 is the lowest price found by KAYAK users in the last 3 days.
Hotels are safe environments for travelers 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.
In the last 3 hours, KAYAK users looking for double rooms in Edinburgh found 3-star hotels from $80 and 4-star hotels from $140. The cheapest room found for tonight was $29.
Looking to spend the weekend in Edinburgh? Here are the best deals found by KAYAK users within the last 72 hours: 3-star hotels from $117 and 4-star hotels from $168. The cheapest deal overall was for $117 per night.
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