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The Balmoral Hotel
5 out of 5
0.9 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.7/5Exceptional! (1,099 reviews)

"Liked old style 1st class service. Only stayed 2 nights. Would have liked longer."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

The Balmoral Hotel
Novotel Edinburgh Centre
4 out of 5
0.5 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,996 reviews)

"Good location, great breakfast, room was nice and from the 6th floor the view was great."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Novotel Edinburgh Centre
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,246 reviews)

"Great location Comfy bed No drawers in room - which wasn’t a major problem Breakfast reasonably priced and lots of choice Did however double charge me when I check it. It was rectified relatively easy"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
5 out of 5
0.8 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.4/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"This hotel is perfectly situated in Edinburgh's New Town. There are restaurants and a supermarket nearby and is about 15 minutes walk from Waverley Station. The hotel is beautifully decorated and furnihsed, as are the rooms. A great place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is AU$381 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,050 reviews)

"Friendly staff and hotel rooms are as beautiful as they are in the pictures."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Grassmarket hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is AU$193 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,338 reviews)

"It's in a great location. My room was small but comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Grassmarket hotel
Leonardo Edinburgh City
3 out of 5
0.5 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.4/5Wonderful! (1,705 reviews)
February 2020 stay

"Very nice room, very helpful staff all around, would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Leonardo Edinburgh City
Wilde Aparthotels By Staycity Grassmarket
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Edinburgh Castle
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The price is AU$177 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Really enjoyed our stay at Wilde in Edinburgh. Clean, conveniently located and helpful staff! We will be back again!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Wilde Aparthotels By Staycity Grassmarket
Mode Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5
0.9 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is AU$148 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (522 reviews)

"Nice location but close enough to city attractions. Very clean hotel and facilities. Excellent room. Great staff too!!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

Mode Edinburgh
Stay Central
3 out of 5
0.7 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is AU$175 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (800 reviews)
Friendly and bustling

"Comfortable and clean . Hard to find location and somewhat noisy at night, but then again it is central and attached to a pub."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec. 2019

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Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Edinburgh Castle?
Edinburgh Castle is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and popular art scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, take a look at the 1915 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near Edinburgh Castle?
Adjacent to Edinburgh Castle, Novotel Edinburgh Centre is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other good options within a short distance include The Balmoral Hotel and ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Edinburgh Castle, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in Edinburgh Castle.
What can I see and do near Edinburgh Castle?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Royal Yacht Britannia, Scotch Whisky Experience or National Museum of Scotland. Grassmarket, Royal Mile and St. Giles’ Cathedral are landmarks that you won’t want to miss. You can check out the local talent at Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Usher Hall and Festival Theatre.
How can I get to Edinburgh Castle?
If you’re hopping a train into the city, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest stop to Old Town. There might not be many public transport choices near by Edinburgh Castle so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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