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Edinburgh soon became one of my favourite cities. It is very unusual in shape and atmosphere and perfect to be explored by walking. We found great restaurants, wonderful pubs and quiet parks all over the city. I love Edinburgh!!
haggacork 14 Aug 2015
Love Edinburgh brilliant city would recommend it to visit. Love there little pubs and there single malt whiskey 😀 also the night walk are brill you learn alot about the city.
jenna b. 2 Apr 2015
Lovely city. Very friendly people. Great for short break but a little expensive considering the Euro exchange rate.
martina s. 14 Mar 2015

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Traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland, is exciting. It is the second most-visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom. When looking for hotels in Edinburgh, the possibilities are almost as bountiful as the local attractions. Whether you are looking for a royal treatment or a modern getaway, accommodation is available to suit any traveller's desires. Some of the best choices include the Radisson Blu, the Best Western Braid Hills and the Bonham, all of which can be booked at ebookers.

The Radisson Blu is located in downtown Edinburgh and is situated close to the city centre shopping area. From the outside, this unassuming building seems to promise only an architectural experience. However, the interior provides guests with all the modern comforts of home. With over 230 rooms, including suites, the bright interior brings guests into the 21st century with modern archways and interior designs. The rooms have neutral colour schemes, but many suites are decorated with dark walls, providing a contrast to the light furniture. Amenities include a pool, fitness room, business centre, free internet access, babysitting, 24-hour room service, and on-site restaurants. In addition to the air-conditioned rooms the Radisson Blu also provides conference and banquet rooms, and is ready to meet special needs of its guests. Ebookers is able to make reservations for you at this beautiful hotel.

The Best Western Braid Hills provides guests with a magnificent view of the city while being tucked into a lush green landscape. The castle-like architecture greets you and pulls you into the interior, where additional plush, warm décor awaits. Rooms are designed to make guests feel like royalty, including four poster beds and beautiful floor-to-ceiling drapes. The warm colours blended with ivory and antique details immediately transport you to days gone by in this historic city. Dining options include inside or outside, both with breath-taking views of Edinburgh. The comfortable interior is reminiscent of the days of fox hunting and old luxury. Amenities are anything but antiquated and include on-site restaurants, wireless Internet, free parking and a full Scottish breakfast each morning. As an added bonus, the Braid Hills is a smoke-free hotel. Through ebookers, low rates for the Best Western Braid Hills make this hotel a fantastic destination at a fantastic price.

If you are looking for less royal yet still refined, the Bonham is a fantastic choice. Recently named Scottish Boutique Hotel of the year, this small hotel still provides big value to its guests. It is within walking distance of shopping and sightseeing destinations. Amenities are seemingly endless, including free breakfast, parking and high speed internet access. Additionally, on-site dining, room service and conference facilities are offered. Pets are allowed, and this Victorian town house style hotel is smoke free. Interior designs of the rooms at the Bonham vary. Some rooms' décors combine antique-style furniture with modern colour schemes and accessories. Other rooms use more modern-style furniture with prints and colours that inspire guests to spend a day of historical sightseeing in Edinburgh. Other rooms are ultramodern, with both furniture and colour schemes providing sharp contrast to the lobby, conference facilities and dining areas in the hotel. With slightly higher rates than other hotels, this quaint setting is still a fantastic value through ebookers.

Each traveller will find hotels in Edinburgh to fall in love with, and the three above are the best place to start, with each hotel offering something appealing in its accommodation and all at reasonable prices on ebookers for the fiscally discerning traveller. A stay in Edinburgh will be truly memorable at any of these establishments.

  • Experience a Cultural Festival

    Edinburgh is Europe’s premier festival city. Its calendar is always crammed with festivals and events, so visitors always have something to look forward to, such as the Snowdrop Festival, Jazz and Blues Festival, and Edinburgh International Festival.

    Taste the Finest Whisky

    Enjoy one of Scotland’s national exports during a whisky tour with Absolute Escapes. Not only will you be able to taste the best single-malt whisky in the world, the whisky trail will also expose you to beautiful countryside, historical landmarks, and stunning coastal stretches.

    Practice Your Drive at St Andrews Links

    For 600 years, golf clubs have been swinging at St. Andrews Links, the most expansive public centre for golf in Europe. The Old Course is considered to be the sport’s original home. By road, the seven golf courses that make up the Links are only an hour from Edinburgh, and the courses are bookable in advance. Host of many Open Championships, the Links have something for golfers of any level. Not a golfer? Take a guided tour of the Old Course on foot. Buy tickets from the guide on the day.

    Go Shopping

    Edinburgh offers eclectic options for shopping. Princes Street is where you will find standard ‘High Street’ labels, while the West End is full of trendy boutiques. New Town will spoil you with its assortment of designer labels, most of which can be found on Multrees Walk. The country’s only Harvey Nichols store is located next to Multrees Walk. If you would rather hunt for vintage treasures, try WM Armstrong & Son in the Grassmarket.

    Take a Ghost Tour

    Learn about Edinburgh’s dark past while you visit the most ghost-ridden locations in Old Town, accompanied by spooky stories and eerie subterranean vaults. Mercat Tours provides tours year round.

    Ballooning

    See Edinburgh from a different perspective with Alba Ballooning. It provides balloon flights over Edinburgh, Fife, the Lothians, and the Scottish Borders. Flights are about an hour long, and can be enjoyed with champagne.

  • Edinburgh Castle

    It is the most famous of the castles here. Learn about its unique architectural history, dating from the 12th century (St. Margaret’s Chapel), to the early 20th (the Scottish National War Memorial). Be sure not to miss features such as the Honours (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the Stone of Destiny, and the One o’Clock Gun. Audio tours are available in eight languages.

    The Georgian House

    Part of Robert Adam’s impressive Charlotte Square, the Georgian House dates from 1796 and reconstructs 18th-century life in upscale New Town. Visitors can see how the house’s exquisite china, beautiful paintings and furniture echo the domestic and social conditions of the era.

    National Library of Scotland

    Don’t miss this research library’s major exhibition every summer. If you can’t visit during summer though, you can still enjoy the year-round events programme as well as smaller exhibitions and educational activities. Admission free.

    Belhaven Bay

    This award-winning beach within the John Muir Country Park sprawls from Belhaven to the north of the River Tyne. It is a perfect setting for long strolls—walk along the cliff-top near Dunbar and pass the harbour and castle ruins—as well as sunbathing and picnics. Look for the new interpretation centre and town house museum as well.

    Edinburgh Zoo

    This leading world zoo houses 1,000+ unique animals from all over the planet and provides them with the highest level of physical and behavioural care. Check out the new, state-of-the-art habitat for chimpanzees, the UK’s only koalas, and the famous Penguin Parade. Guaranteed to keep children delighted for hours, the zoo also boasts play areas, a gift shop, and restaurants.

    Nelson Monument

    The architect Robert Burn designed this monument in the early 19th century in honour of Admiral Lord Nelson’s death and victory at the 1805 Battle of Trafalgar. The breathtaking views of the city make it worth climbing up to the monument’s perch atop Calton Hill.

    Tip * Booking your Tours, Transfers & Airport Parking before you go will save your money & time and ensure a stress free start to your holiday

  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    Located on Market Street, this popular attraction is known for its talented performers, traditional pipers and spectacular fireworks.

    Arthur's Seat

    Enjoy the great outdoors, and escape the busy city life. Climb to the top to take in the views, and be sure to pack a picnic lunch.

    Camera Obscura

    With hands-on illusions, tricks and a shrinking room, this attraction offers an experience unlike any other.

    Holyrood Park

    Head to this outdoor space when the weather is warm to feed the swans or simply stroll the grounds.

    Xtreme Karting Edinburgh

    Thrill-seekers and children alike will enjoy racing around this track. Parents can enjoy a snack or cup of coffee in the lounge area while the little ones play.

    Royal Museum

    This museum has several floors to explore. Spend the day enjoying art deco and art nouveau pieces in this free museum.

    Old Town

    This is Edinburgh's oldest neighbourhood. Browse the small shops that line the streets, or grab a brew at one of the quaint pubs.

    Royal Mile

    With street performers, dining establishments and shops, this is one of the busiest streets in the city.

    The Dome

    An opulent crystal chandelier greets visitors who come to this upscale bar. Visit on Sunday, and enjoy the live jazz.

    Hairy Coo Tour

    This free wilderness tour offers a unique way to experience the city.

Recently booked Edinburgh hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Old Town
2 days ago 4 stars €135.64
Edinburgh First 2 days ago 3 stars €51.09
The West End Hotel
West End
3 days ago 3 stars €99.70
BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel 3 days ago 3 stars €64.02
Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile
Old Town
3 days ago 4 stars €145.24

Recently Rated Edinburgh Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Edinburgh Capital Hotel
Murrayfield
4.3 / 5
46 reviews
3 stars €82.56
Grassmarket Hotel
Old Town
3.8 / 5
20 reviews
3 stars €125.16
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Old Town
4.3 / 5
44 reviews
4 stars €150.72
Stay Central Hotel
Old Town
3.3 / 5
23 reviews
3 stars €111.04
Ten Hill Place
Old Town
3.6 / 5
9 reviews
4 stars €137.61

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Featured Edinburgh Hotels

From €100.25

1 The Inn Place

4 stars
4.6 / 5 37 reviews

20-30 Cockburn Street

Stay 5 nights save 25%

Brilliant
Brilliant location, close to everything you need or might want to see. Friendly staff.
14 May 2016
Weekend away
Lovely room, really clean, comfy bed, lots of tea and coffee sachets. Massive bathroom, great shower with double shower heads. Toiletries were cruelty free and with no bad additives (well...
10 May 2016
From €125.17

2 Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 61 reviews

61 Grassmarket

FREE WiFi

Family wedding
The hotel was excellent in every way. The rooms were lovely and very spacious. The food and drink was very reasonable. The location was great. In walking distance of everything. I would definitely...
20 Apr 2016
Weekend break
Great location, close to lots of bars and restaurants. We were on the 4th floor with a castle view. Was really quiet and brilliant views. We paid a bit more for our room and had plenty of tea...
22 Mar 2016
From €83.00

3 The Place

4 stars
4.0 / 5 51 reviews

34-38 York Place

FREE WiFi

Mother/Daughter trip
This is a small boutique hotel in a good location. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean. I would definitely stay there again!
1 May 2016
Be prepared to climb loads of stairs
Our room was on the top floor and they don't have a lift. We found it really tough and didn't look forward to going back to our room during our stay. We didn't even get help with taking our luggage...
30 Mar 2016
From €145.24

4 Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile

4 stars
4.2 / 5 10 reviews

217 High Street

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Lovely Birthday Getaway
The apartment was lovely, really clean, the kitchen was well kitted out with all the cooking equipment you could need, the bathroom was also very clean and modern and the bed was very...
14 Mar 2016
Excellent Location
Our apartment was located on Blair Street which was an excellent location, about 100 yards from the Royal Mile right behind Hunters Square and about a 5 minute walk from Princes Street. The rooms...
3 Dec 2015
From €129.74

5 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 90 reviews

23-27 Waterloo Place

FREE WiFi

Great family break
Fantastic family break. Cannot fault hotel or staff.
20 Apr 2016
Great stay
Fabulous hotel in a great location 5minutes from Waverley station. Room was lovely everything you needed and top range toiletries were a treat. All the staff were very good and helpful. Fresh...
17 Feb 2016
From €82.65

6 Royal British Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 80 reviews

20 Princess Street

New look Interior for 2014

Royal British
Great location! The room was Clean and comfortable. Everything was brand new. It has elevator and it is accross the street from the train station
11 Apr 2016
Perfect location
My wife and I stayed for two nights and I have to say despite the on-going refurbishment in some areas of the building, this did not detract from an extremely enjoyable stay. The reception staff...
16 Mar 2016
From €114.90

7 Queens Guest House

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

45 Queen Street

Short visit with 7 yo kid
Very comfy place, clean and tidy. Great and very helpful stuff. Next time I'll book my stay there again. Thank you!
20 Feb 2016
Great trip with friends
We stayed two night at Queens Guest House. Perfectly located - just a short stroll to the main sights, good pubs with live music and bars. Rooms are very spacious, very clean ( I am picky) and...
4 Feb 2015
From €51.09

8 Edinburgh First

3 stars
3.8 / 5 19 reviews

18 Holyrood Park Road

Good value Accommodation
If you don't mind sharing facilities Edinburgh First represents good value for money
13 Sep 2015
Great Value Accommodation
Everything in edinburgh is expensive. Pollock Halls offers a reasonably priced alternative to hotel accommodation if you don't mind sharing the facilities.
30 Aug 2015
From €64.02

9 BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 25 reviews

134 Braid Road

FREE WiFi

A three start hotel in every way
An ageing hotel, with no lift and night reception staff who can't count stairs - their 12 was our 30. The decoration varies around the corridors depending on which period that were last refreshed....
26 Jan 2016
family trip
Great place, lovely room and location.. Breakfast was a little disappointing.. Overall lovely stay, would could again. thanks
24 Nov 2015
From €60.68

10 Britannia Edinburgh Hotel

3 stars
2.0 / 5 6 reviews

69 Belford Road

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Trip to Scotland
Good place. Worth the money.Comfort level was good. Location was good too. All tourist spots are at a reasonable distance from the hotel.
23 Aug 2015
value for money
basic hotel.rooms small but clean,was perfect for what we needed it for,ten minutes walk to princess street haymarket etc...ideal for groups of friends on hens stags,young couples on a budget
17 Jun 2015
From €118.23

11 Nira Caledonia Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

10 Gloucester Place

December discount

An excellent hotel in a really nice city centre location
This is a really nice hotel to stay in and I highly recommend it to others looking to enjoy a night or 2 in Edinburgh. It's set in a really nice location on the edge of the city centre and the...
20 Nov 2015
From €254.24

12 Old Town Chambers Luxury Apartments

5 stars
4.9 / 5 20 reviews

Roxburghs Court

Wonderful family vacation!
We traveled as a family of 5 and were very happy to be able to stay together in one apartment - an added feature is that it is equipped with a washer/dryer! Old Town Chambers luxury apartments is...
17 Sep 2015
Really fantastic hotel
Our room was basically a one bedroom apartment consisting of living room, dining room, kitchen areas, plus bedroom and bathroom, with terrace and fantastic views. Couldn't ask for more.
12 Jul 2015
From €93.37

13 Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel

3 stars
3.6 / 5 19 reviews

53 Princess St

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Family Catch up trip
The Hotel is obviously very old and in real need of an update. Our room was miniscule but we had a wonderful view. Through the day there was no heating on and as it was really bad, cold weather it...
5 May 2016
Great location, but unorganised.
The hotel was beautiful, very clean and in a lovely location. My room had a partial view of the Castle. I was however extremely disappointed with the reception staff. They didn't seem to know what...
16 Mar 2015
From €125.16

14 Grassmarket Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 20 reviews

94-96 Grassmarket

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Excellent place to stay and well located in Edinburgh.
Very easy to get to the National Museum and the Castle. The adjoining pub had a great menu and friendly staff. Will stay here again.
24 Mar 2016
Sole weekend trip
I was impressed with the location and I thought my room was small but very cosy and it was very relaxing. I thought the staff could have been friendlier though. They were a bit stand offish. I...
28 Oct 2015
From €123.71

15 Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4 stars
3.7 / 5 11 reviews

80 Lauriston Place

Rate includes Breakfast

Short Break
Very well appointed and comfortable room - fridge/safe and other usual facilities - excellent HD plasma TV. The hotel has a very modern/minimalist decor and seating. Brilliant location - but if you...
22 May 2015
Great trip with my husband
Lovely hotel would def go again great location lovely pool and facilities
31 Mar 2015
From €103.41

16 Jurys Inn Edinburgh

4 stars
4.0 / 5 71 reviews

43 Jeffrey Street

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Very good service and location
Access to all areas quite easy Good service, clean comfortable rooms good view
21 Apr 2016
Great location for long weekend away
The room was a little noisy but expected that with the location close to Rail station. Shower wasn't very hot and low pressure
20 Apr 2016
From €135.64

17 Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 71 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket

FREE WiFi

Great trip travelled as a couple hotel close to everything we needed and staff excellent
Hotel met all our expectations staff excellent close to town centre had a great three day break would recommend this hotel
3 May 2016
Great trip
Lovely hotel and staff with a wonderful view of the castle. In a great spot close to pubs and clubs, and walking distance from Prince's street
20 Apr 2016
From €150.72

18 Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

4 stars
4.3 / 5 44 reviews

80 High Street, The Royal Mile

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Fantastic stay
In Edinburgh for a wedding and stayed at the Radisson due to its location. Checking in was quick and courteous where we were given our room. Upon arriving in our room we discovered that it had only...
2 May 2016
Grear hotel!
Enjoyed our 3-day stay at this hotel. Our room was spacious and very comfortable. The staff were friendly and always ready with a smile. The breakfast had lots of variety and was very filling. The...
6 Apr 2016
From €170.79

19 The Knight Residence by Mansley Serviced Apartments

5 stars
4.5 / 5 27 reviews

12 Lauriston Street

Wow.... fabulous accommodation!
I couldn't fault anything with this place, gorgeous apartments with little home from home comforts... Loaf of bread in the bread bin, 2 pints of milk and butter portions in the fridge, not...
23 Feb 2016
They thought of everything
Well equipped. Great to have breakfast pack provided. At least I did not have to bring many of the things I normally have to bring on holidays. Staff very friendly. Short walk to city centre and...
6 Apr 2015
From €94.25

20 Twelve Picardy Place

4 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

12 Picardy Place

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Great Location
We requested a room off the street which was imperative as it's on a seriously busy street. The backside overlooks to outdoor patio bars but they close by 11:00 p.m. so it's not too bad. Our room...
30 Oct 2015
We'll always have Picardy Place
The most delightful stay. If you wanted to study how to do urban boutique hotel well, 12 pp sets a new standard to which everything else is comparing unfairly. Sumptuously appointed, luxuriously...
1 Dec 2014
From €86.77

21 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

4 stars
3.9 / 5 13 reviews

Grosvenor Street Haymarket

Winter Sale!

Leisure trip
Wasn't the standard expected from a 4 star Hilton. Rooms were dated and in need of an update. Dirty carpet and dampness on ceiling. Staff were friendly and helpful. Overall an average hotel.
24 Jan 2016
Historian's Research Trip
Having stayed at this hotel previously and been blown away, I expected a good experience. However this year was even more spectacular. Every single member of staff that I met throughout the week...
10 Nov 2015
From €116.19

22 Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 35 reviews

81 Holyrood Road Edinburgh

Lovely relaxing trip
We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights with the breakfast option. The room was large and well appointed. It had a coffee machine and other hot beverage making facilities along with bottled water. The...
5 Mar 2016
Great
Great hotel, convenient location. Good breakfast and excellent service. Pool and sauna excellent. Wifi not reliable with was the only down side of this hotel.
6 Jan 2016
From €89.14

23 Castle View Guest House

3 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

30 castle Street

From €135.81

24 Carlton Hotel - The Hotel Collection

4 stars
3.0 / 5 15 reviews

North Bridge

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Excellent position
This is a great hotel which is ideally placed to enable you to experience the city life. We made this booking which included a flight too and were really pleased. The only issues we had was a...
2 Apr 2016
would definitely go again.
Great location. Very helpful staff . Got free upgrade for friends birthday . Massive room great views . Clean . Spa facilities good but would benefit from a larger jacuzzi. Will be back. Special...
23 Mar 2015
From €96.83

25 Apex Haymarket Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 16 reviews

90 Haymarket Terrace

Top Westend Choice!

Great weekend
Very enjoyable weekend stay. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Lovely room. Great shower and comfortable bed.
20 Apr 2016
Airport & City Access
Close both to Haymarket Station and the trams/buses to Edinburgh Airport, and to city attractions and shops. Prompt room service, helpful, friendly staff, and fast, efficient check-in/out made it a...
11 Nov 2015