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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BL

+44 131 220 0730

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based on 6,246 reviews

About Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh

Value for money

At Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, you'll enjoy a comfortable experience in the heart of Scotland's capital. It is conveniently located within walking distance to a number of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks and historical buildings, giving you the freedom of deciding where you want to go during your day. The airport is under 10 miles away, so you'll never be far from your next travel destination. Motel One Edinburgh-Royal has a front desk that stays open 24-hours a day, so you can request additional services or accommodations at any time. Rooms on the top floors can be accessed by a lift, making all areas of the hotel handicap accessible. There's a shared lounge where you can enjoy a TV show with your friends, as well as an on-site bar where you can grab a cup of coffee or a drink. Each of the 205 guest rooms at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is fitted with a host of modern amenities to keep you cozy during your stay. For example, you'll enjoy a work desk, flat-screen TV, and private bathroom that you can use whenever you want. There is daily housekeeping to ensure that things stay fresh. You can enjoy a free continental breakfast each morning at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, where local and international options are made available for you to try. If you are looking for more places to eat, you can walk five minutes to Makars Gourmet Mash Bar, Mono Restaurant, and Colonnades at The Signet Library. In less than three minutes, you can walk to some of Scotland's most famous tourist attractions, such as the City Art Centre, St. Giles' Cathedral, Scott Monument, and the National Library of Scotland, to name just a few.

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Standard Rooms - City view


$124 totalFINDHOTEL
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Classic Rooms - Park view


$172 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Ocean view


$157 totalAgoda.com
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King Rooms - Courtyard view


$95 totalCheapTickets
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas


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

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Express check-out
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24hr front desk


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom


  • Desk


  • Bar/Lounge


  • Storage available

Places of interest near Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal location: 18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1BL


Edinburgh Waverley Station0.1 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
The Royal Mile0.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Zizzi - Edinburgh Roxburgh Court0.0 mi
Ecco Vino0.1 mi
The Doric0.1 mi
Krua Khun Mae0.1 mi

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Reviews

ExcellentBased on 6246 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Cozy, comfortable, good location, Friendly staff." (in 541 reviews)
  • Friendly and helpful staff. (in 417 reviews)
  • "Wonderful staff, really nice room." (in 303 reviews)
Cons -
  • Plug sockets in odd places. (in 8 reviews)

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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 3 star hotels in Edinburgh typically cost $284/night, but Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is typically available for $94/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If there is no traffic, the 7.0 mi drive between Edinburgh Turnhouse and Motel One Edinburgh-Royal should only take about 20min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Motel One Edinburgh-Royal. The nearest airport to the hotel is Edinburgh Turnhouse.

  • Customers of Motel One Edinburgh-Royal are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +44 131 220 0730.

  • Getting to Edinburgh city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.2 mi away from Motel One Edinburgh-Royal. In Edinburgh city center you will find National Library Of Scotland, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • For assistance from an employee at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal please call +44 131 220 0730.

  • Yes, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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