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Stay Central

139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS

+44 131 622 6801

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based on 1,980 reviews

About Stay Central, Edinburgh

Value for money

Conveniently situated, Stay Central Hotel allows for easy access to Edinburgh's popular hot spots. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms. This contemporary hotel features a number of amenities, including free Wi-Fi and a courtyard. The rooms at Stay Central Hotel have a private bathroom, an in-room safe and an iPod docking station. They feature a seating area, an in-room closet and a flat-screen TV. Stay Central Hotel's district is known for its nightlife and guests are spoilt for choice when deciding where to go. The hotel also provides breakfast each day. Stay Central Hotel is close to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, making it easy for guests to explore Edinburgh and its surrounding areas. The local neighbourhood is also famous for its shopping.

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Standard Rooms - City view


$139 totalAgoda.com
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Executive Rooms - Park view


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Double Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • 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
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Gaming console
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment
  • Night club

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Books, DVDs, music for children

Places of interest near Stay Central

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Stay Central location: 139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JS


The Royal Mile0.2 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.2 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

The Three Sisters0.0 mi
Brewdog Edinburgh0.0 mi
Sneaky Pete's0.0 mi
Sligh House0.0 mi

Stay Central Reviews

GreatBased on 1980 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Friendly staff and great rooms! (in 273 reviews)
  • "Great staff, great location and comfortable rooms." (in 259 reviews)
  • "Great vibe , great location." (in 238 reviews)
Cons -
  • This hotel is ridiculous value for money. (in 47 reviews)
  • Brewdog bar next door. (in 38 reviews)
  • Loud music on fri and sat nights until 3am!.not possible to sleep. (in 30 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • Stay Central is typically below the average price of 3 star hotels in Edinburgh. On average, you can expect to pay $169 per night in Edinburgh. Stay Central typically costs $86 per night, which is $83 cheaper than the Edinburgh average.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Stay Central, expect a 21min drive as they are around 7.0 mi apart.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Stay Central offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $22/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Stay Central, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • If you are staying at Stay Central, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Stay Central. 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 +44 131 622 6801.

  • When staying at Stay Central there is just 0.3 mi between you and Edinburgh city center. While making your way to the center of Edinburgh, you should plan to visit National Library Of Scotland, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • The best contact number for Stay Central is +44 131 622 6801.

  • Yes, Stay Central has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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