Hotels in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
12 Aug — 13 Aug2
Sat 13/8
Wed 17/8

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Best neighbourhoods to book a hotel in Edinburgh

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£98 - £168

CHEAPEST NEIGHBOURHOOD IN EDINBURGHLeith18% cheaperHotels in Leith are the cheapest in Edinburgh at just £98 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD IN EDINBURGHOld Town29% more expensiveOld Town has the highest priced hotels in Edinburgh with rooms averaging £168 per night
MOST POPULAR NEIGHBOURHOOD IN EDINBURGHNew Town59% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in New Town than any other neighbourhood in Edinburgh

Things to do in Edinburgh

Hotels in popular neighbourhoods in Edinburgh

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

When to book cheap hotels in Edinburgh

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Low seasonMarchcheapest month to stay
High seasonAprilmost expensive time to stay
22%expected price decrease
33%expected price increase


£103 - £199

Highest day of weekSaturdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekMondayis the cheapest day of the week to book
£122is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
£96is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
Cheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in Edinburgh is: 3 star, 88 days before. 4-5 star, 75 days before.

1-2 star

£59 - £72

3 star

£97 - £106

4-5 star

£146 - £165

Useful insights on Edinburgh hotels

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Most Popular Hotel (5-star)

The Glasshouse Autograph Collection

Hotels Near Airport


Average Length of Stay

4 days
The cheapest price for a room in Edinburgh found in the last 7 days is £12/night. This rate is available with High Street Hostel, a 2-star hotel.
Travel with comfort when booking a room with The Glasshouse Autograph Collection, the most popular 5-star hotel in Edinburgh (8.5/10 rating - based on 611 reviews).
There are 39 hotels in Edinburgh close to Edinburgh Turnhouse. Carlowrie Castle is the nearest with a distance of 0.2 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 4 days when lodging at hotels in Edinburgh. The average accommodation price for 4 days in Edinburgh in the past week is £537.

Edinburgh travel tips

Edinburgh has an extensive public bus system with stops throughout the city and many services operating 24 hours. Single adult tickets are in expensive and are valid on trams too. The tram runs from Edinburgh Airport to York Place in the city centre, stopping at Murrayfield Rugby Stadium, Haymarket Train Station and other popular destinations in the New Town. Services operate every 7 minutes from very early in the morning until late at night. Search through momondo to find cheap hotels in Edinburgh located close to public transport links. The Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh is close to The Mound bus stop, with frequent services running to the city centre, while the Cairn Hotel is just a short walk to the tram stop on York Place, the bus station, and Waverley Train Station.

How much does a hotel in Edinburgh cost per night?

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4-star hotels

Cheapest £39

Average £170

Most expensive £414

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Hostels and cheap hotels in Edinburgh

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Where to stay in Edinburgh

Business travellers may opt to select from Edinburgh hotels located close to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre is a few minutes’ walk from the Conference Centre. Haymarket Train Station in the West End can be reached by foot. Those who want to explore Edinburgh from a central location may enjoy The Haystack Hostel or the Cairn Hotel just minutes from Waverley Train Station and Edinburgh Bus Station. The Edinburgh Playhouse theatre is also just a few minutes’ walk away. The Dean Village River View B&B in Edinburgh's West End offers a tranquil, scenic option and is just a short bus or tram trip from Murrayfield Rugby Stadium.

Learn about attractions and sights in Edinburgh

There are lots of attractions to enjoy while visiting Edinburgh. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is free to enter and is close to the picturesque Dean Village and Water of Leith Walkway, where you can enjoy a stroll. The Botanic Gardens are free, with a small fee to enter the greenhouses and Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat to the east of the city centre are both great places to view the skyline. Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament located at the bottom of the Royal Mile are also top attractions. City Retreat Edinburgh is one of many hotels in Edinburgh located close to these places of interest.

You can search through momondo for cheap hotels in Edinburgh in neighbourhoods known for nightlife and dining. The Frederick House Hotel in Edinburgh's New Town is close to George Street, a fantastic choice for high-end dining, cocktail bars, and clubs. The Grassmarket Hotel in the Old Town is perfectly located to enjoy the laid back yet lively traditional pubs available along Grassmarket and the adjoining Cowgate. The Malmaison Edinburgh Hotel places you at The Shore in Leith, home to seafood restaurants and bars.

Book hotels in Edinburgh, a city famous for The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running over a few weeks every summer. This world-renowned arts and comedy festival takes over the streets of Edinburgh, offering an extensive programme of both paid and free shows. The Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile places you right in the epicentre in the Old Town, meaning you can easily walk to many of the venues, including Edinburgh Castle, the site of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The Tattoo runs during the Fringe and is a spectacular performance of music, marching and fireworks. Edinburgh's New Year celebration Hogmanay is another large scale event with a huge street party, live music and fireworks.

Information about staying in Edinburgh

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A stay of 4 nights is most popular when visiting Edinburgh.

£129 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.

The cheapest month to book a hotel in Edinburgh is March. The cost of your room could be as much as 23% cheaper than in peak months.

Hotel rooms in Edinburgh are generally cheapest on Sunday and more costly on Friday.

On average, a hostel in Edinburgh will be priced around £93. This price will be per person, per night and was obtained using hostel and 2-star or below hotels. In comparison, this will be £35 lower than your typical Edinburgh hotel.

Whilst there are several neighbourhoods to choose from, most users tend to stick to Old Town, Leith, Stockbridge - Canonmills and New Town when staying in Edinburgh.

With generally low rainfall expected (60 mm) and an average temperature of 15 °C, 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 August, attractions worth visiting near Edinburgh are Grassmarket, Holyrood Abbey, and Edinburgh Dungeon.

There are 200 holiday rentals in Edinburgh, with Ocean Serviced Apartments being the most popular among momondo users. Find deals on holiday rentals in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh has 162 hostels if you aren’t interested in staying at a hotel. Adelphi Hotel is the most popular based on our user data. Compare hostels in Edinburgh.

momondo's favorite hotels in Edinburgh

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Adelphi Hotel

Adelphi Hotel

7 Links Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

easyHotel Edinburgh

easyHotel Edinburgh

125A Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Code Pod the Court - Edinburgh

Code Pod the Court - Edinburgh

1 a Parliament Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Haymarket Hotel

Haymarket Hotel

1 - 3 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Holyrood Aparthotel

Holyrood Aparthotel

1 Nether Bakehouse Holyrood, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

West End Hostel

West End Hostel

35 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Abbots House Hotel - B&B

10 Links Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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