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Cairn Hotel

10-18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, EH7 5JR

+44 131 557 0175

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based on 2,800 reviews


Value for money

Part of the leisurely Cairn Collection, the Cairn Hotel Edinburgh features a contemporary accommodation in the heart of a historic theater district in downtown Edinburgh. You'll enjoy being within walking distance to a number of famous landmarks, while still being in a quiet space that lets you get a good look at the natural scenery. When you arrive at the Cairn Hotel Edinburgh, you'll be given access to free high-speed Wi-Fi, which you can use all throughout the premises. If you want to relax during the day, there's an on-site garden where you can sit or stroll in. Those who want to go shopping can find several shops on the property, so you never have to go far to get what you need. The front desk stays open 24-hours a day to provide additional accommodations and concierge services. The Cairn Hotel Edinburgh is a 72-room lodging with sizes that range from a standard room to a three-bedroom apartment, where you will feel like you have your very own house in the middle of the city. Enjoy large beds, plenty of living space, and a place to cook each day. Rooms feature views of the terrace garden or of the city, where you can glimpse upon the historic buildings. There's an on-site bar where you can grab a quick bite or enjoy a specialty cocktail during the evening. The hotel serves fresh coffee every day, so you'll never be without an energy boost. If you are looking for more places to eat, you can walk six minutes to the Educated Flea, The Walnut, or Pera. The Cairn Hotel Edinburgh is within a five-minute walk to the Omni Center, Edinburgh Playhouse, and Nelson Monument, to name just a few nearby attractions.

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • 24hr front desk
  • No smoking
  • Smoke alarms

Health and safety

  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Private bathroom


  • Garden


  • Fax/photocopying

Places of interest near Cairn Hotel

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10-18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, EH7 5JR


Edinburgh Waverley Station0.6 mi
The Royal Mile0.6 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.7 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Valvona & Crolla - Caffè Bar0.0 mi
Joseph Pearce's0.0 mi
Jeremiah's Taproom0.1 mi
Toranj0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 2800 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Very comfortable room exceeded expectations (in 290 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and nice location! (in 254 reviews)
  • "Clean, good location, staff fantastic." (in 251 reviews)
Cons -
  • Service to completely disgraceful state of apartment. (in 19 reviews)
  • Double bed was just two singles pushed together so kept sliding apart (in 2 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $44/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Edinburgh ($95/night) and the average nightly rate at Cairn Hotel ($51/night).

  • There are 7.4 mi between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Cairn Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 22min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • Cairn Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel, but also around Edinburgh during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Edinburgh are on average $20/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Cairn Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, Cairn Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Edinburgh for those looking for something different.

  • Judging by our data, Cairn Hotel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Cairn Hotel at +44 131 557 0175.

  • Cairn Hotel is just 0.7 mi away from Edinburgh city center. The closest landmark to the center of Edinburgh is National Library Of Scotland, which is very accessible to Cairn Hotel guests.

  • You can reach the main line at +44 131 557 0175.

  • Yes, Cairn Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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