Hotels in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
May 26 — May 272
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Thu 5/26
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Top hotels in Edinburgh

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Best neighborhoods to book a hotel in Edinburgh

Below are the average prices for hotels in the most popular neighborhoods in Edinburgh

Price

$85 - $180

CHEAPEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN EDINBURGHLeith29% cheaperHotels in Leith are the cheapest in Edinburgh at just $85 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD IN EDINBURGHOld Town34% more expensiveOld Town has the highest priced hotels in Edinburgh with rooms averaging $180 per night
MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD IN EDINBURGHNew Town55% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in New Town than any other neighborhood in Edinburgh

Things to do in Edinburgh


Hotels in popular neighborhoods in Edinburgh

Below are the most popular neighborhoods in Edinburgh to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each area

When to book a hotel in Edinburgh

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Low SeasonSeptembercheapest month to stay
High SeasonNovembermost expensive time to stay
35%expected price decrease
47%expected price increase

Price

$141 - $407

Highest day of weekFridayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekTuesdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$190is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$154is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Edinburgh is: 1-2 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, on the same day that your stay begins.

1-2 star

$49 - $81

3 star

$103 - $128

4-5 star

$161 - $181


Edinburgh travel tips

Unless you’re landing in the Scottish capital by plane, chances are fair that you will be arriving by train from elsewhere in the UK. Edinburgh Waverley on Princes Street in Old Town is the main train station for the city, close to a number of Edinburgh hotels, including the Scotsman Hotel, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton and the Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh City Centre. If you prefer a cheap hotel in Edinburgh that’s close by, try the Jurys Inn Edinburgh.  All are available to book through momondo. In New Town, look at the Balmoral Hotel or Old Waverley Hotel, which is another cheap hotel in Edinburgh. For public transport, you’ll be using Lothian Buses. This is how Edinburghers get around the city, so you’ll be in good company. Most routes run via Princes Street, which is where the train station is and is the street that separates Old Town and New Town. Incidentally, Lothian Buses also manage the branded public tour buses, the night bus service and the airport bus link, so look for options for a frequent use pass.


How much does a hotel in Edinburgh cost per night?

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4-star hotels

Cheapest $94

Average $192

Most expensive $462

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Hostels and cheap hotels in Edinburgh

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Where to stay in Edinburgh

If you are into Scottish culture, the historic heart of Edinburgh is for you. If you prefer to travel and you want to see more of Scotland, such as the Scottish Highlands with their iconic purple heather and castles, tour buses for local travel and connections to Glasgow can also be found at Waverley Station. Or if you prefer, you can rent a car, available through momondo. If you’re traveling on business, Edinburgh Airport is in Ingliston, where you will find the Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Hotel.


Learn about attractions and sights in Edinburgh

The Royal Mile in Old Town is Edinburgh's most famous city street, which runs between Edinburgh Castle in Old Town and the Palace of Holyrood house in Holyrood. Here you will find the Ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile - Hunter Square and the Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile. As Edinburgh's historical heart is quite small, these are within walking distance of each other, and also close to Princes Street if you prefer to catch a bus. Other attractions include the Scottish National Gallery in the New Town and the National Museum of Scotland in the Old Town. If you're a lover of beautiful churches, then don't miss St. Giles' Cathedral, also in the Old Town. Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town together comprise a World Heritage Site as declared by UNESCO. Most of these places are fairly close to the Edinburgh Waverley train station, so when you book your hotel in Edinburgh, keep this in mind.

As the Old and New Town on either side of Princes Street, they are a good option due to their central location, as is the famous Royal Mile. When in Scotland, you have to try a hot toddy. It has been suggested that this quintessential Scottish winter drink was invented in the 18th Century. For traditional Scots fare, haggis is made with minced sheep’s heart, liver and lungs, mixed with oatmeal, onions and spices, all cooked in the stomach of the animal. Edinburgh's port of Leith has a vibrant bar and restaurant scene, with good bus connections to the New Town.

If it’s Scotland, then it has to be Scottish bagpipes. The annual Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place at Edinburgh Castle, accessible on foot from the Old and New Town, or by bus from Princes Street. For Auld Lang Syne, the Edinburgh Hogmanay which takes place at Princes Street Gardens runs for four days beginning on New Year’s Eve and includes processions, concerts and fireworks. Once you’ve soaked up all these experiences, your soft Edinburgh hotel bed will be crying for you.


Information about staying in Edinburgh

Read these important travel tips before booking a hotel in Edinburgh

A stay of 2 nights is most popular when visiting Edinburgh.

$215 per night is the average rate for a room when booking a hotel in Edinburgh. Prices will differ depending on factors such as star rating, time of year and location.

Room prices for hotels in Edinburgh can be as much as 36% lower in the month of September. So this is a great time to book and save money.

Hotel rooms in Edinburgh are generally cheapest on Monday and more costly on Thursday.

On average, a hostel in Edinburgh will be priced around $167. This price will be per person, per night and was obtained using hostel and 2 star or below hotels. In comparison, this will be $48 lower than your typical Edinburgh hotel.

When visiting Edinburgh, people tend to book hotels in Old Town, New Town, West and Leith.

With generally low rainfall expected (2″) and an average temperature of 55.4 °F, those staying at a hotel in Edinburgh may want to take some time during their visit to go see popular landmarks in the area. Considering the weather during June, attractions worth visiting near Edinburgh are Greyfriar's Bobby, Grassmarket, and Collegiate Chapel of St. Matthew.

There are currently 93 vacation rentals available in Edinburgh. Most of our users opt to stay at Staycity Aparthotels West End, which is the most popular vacation rental in Edinburgh. Compare vacation rentals in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh has 73 hostels if you aren’t interested in staying at a hotel. Travelodge Edinburgh Haymarket is the most popular based on our user data. Compare hostels in Edinburgh.


momondo's favorite hotels in Edinburgh

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Dakota Edinburgh

Dakota Edinburgh

Ferrymuir Retail Park 11, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.9
$100
Point A Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket

Point A Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket

152 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.6
$140
Murrayfield Hotel

Murrayfield Hotel

18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.6
$127
Adelphi Hotel

Adelphi Hotel

7 Links Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

7.3
$64
Leonardo Edinburgh Murrayfield

Leonardo Edinburgh Murrayfield

187 Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.0
$126

Abbots House Hotel - B&B

10 Links Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

$217
easyHotel Edinburgh

easyHotel Edinburgh

125A Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

6.4
$82
Code Pod Hostels The Court

Code Pod Hostels The Court

1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

9.0
$25

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