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Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
231 Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$96 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
0.88 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,031 reviews)

"Great location, very clean and neat, reception staff friendly."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$131 per night from 15 Nov. to 16 Nov.
12.05 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,494 reviews)

"Enjoyable stay spent at the Dalmahoy country golf resort."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
YOTEL Edinburgh
4 out of 5
Erskine House, Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$86 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.66 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (412 reviews)

"Our room was comfortable and clean. However due to the covid-19 restrictions they were not able to provide daily house keeping for the room but if you needed a new towel etc you could ask for it at the 'Mission control'. The staff at mission control were very friendly and helpful. The shower was ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

YOTEL Edinburgh

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Eden Locke
4 out of 5
127 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$120 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
0.55 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (533 reviews)

"We loved our stay - stylish apartment and central location in Edinburgh. Our room on the fourth floor had scenic views and a nice touch that we received complimentary bottle of wine as I mentioned during booking that the trip was to celebrate a birthday. We arrived late evening and appreciated the ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020

Eden Locke
The Balmoral Hotel
5 out of 5
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is AU$303 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
0.46 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (979 reviews)

"The Perfect stay. The best hotel we have ever stayed in. Extremely friendly staff and a special thanks to all those who made our stay so perfect. Afternoon tea at the Palm Court was also superb."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

The Balmoral Hotel
Mode Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5
74 - 77 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.65 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (541 reviews)

"Great service, excellent cleanliness and great processes during the Coronavirus. Really great stay."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Mode Edinburgh
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is AU$218 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
0.52 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (971 reviews)

"Enjoyed everything from the check in to the beautiful room with the added complimentary malt whisky, Breakfast was of a high standard ,service was excellent,definitely my favourite hotel and can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront
3 out of 5
Britannia Way, Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellation
The price is AU$92 per night from 8 Nov. to 9 Nov.
3.28 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (936 reviews)

"Conveniently located close to the Ocean Terminal shopping centre and restaurants. Also, more quaint selection of restaurant and shops nearby along Leith Water Walk. Staff super friendly. Everything clean and felt safe during COVID. Take-away breakfast a little sparse, but probably partly due to ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Leith Waterfront
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$116 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.48 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,276 reviews)

"The staff weekend very friendly and helpful, we had a problem trying to find the hotel as the road was closed so I called the receptionist was very helpful trying to give instructions. The hotel itself was great and we had an amazing view of the castle, my only niggle with the room was that it was ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport
3.5 out of 5
Almond Avenue, Ingliston, Newbridge, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$118 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
10.33 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Great choice for an Edinburgh airport hotel. Although not connected to airport- it’s only a inure walk to the departure area. Very clean and happy staff!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020

Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$147 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
0.53 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (959 reviews)

"It's been almost a year since I visited Edinburgh with my family. I was looking for a hotel in the city center and Hilton Edinburgh met all my requirements. Edinburgh Castle, Holyroodhouse palace, Calton Hill, the Summit etc. were all in 15-20 mins walking distance. Also, there were lots of dining ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
ibis budget Edinburgh Park
3 out of 5
Edinburgh Business Park, 6 Lochside View, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$50 per night from 5 Nov. to 6 Nov.
7.92 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"Modest, clean, comfortable. Perfectly adequate for an overnight stay."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2020

ibis budget Edinburgh Park
Murrayfield Hotel
4 out of 5
18 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is AU$98 per night from 6 Nov. to 7 Nov.
3.01 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"Our executive room was large and very comfortable. Dinners in the Bothy were good value and high quality. We were sorry we had to leave after two of our scheduled four nights when Covid restrictions meant the hotel was forced to close. Management moved us to another of their hotels -The Scotsman ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Murrayfield Hotel
Grassmarket hotel
3 out of 5
94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
The price is AU$107 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
0.4 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Couldn't get a better location in Edinburgh if you want to be close to where everything is happening. Hotel itself is modestly nice with a personal touch. A few freebies which is always appreciated when traveling. Beds and bedding were great."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2020

Grassmarket hotel
The Dunstane Houses
5 out of 5
4 West Coates, Haymarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$223 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
2.11 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)
Great hotel

"Great hotel and perfect location for the rugby and heading out after, will definitely boom again"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

The Dunstane Houses
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Visiting Edinburgh

History buffs will enjoy exploring Edinburgh, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, festivals, and renowned art. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its local tours, monuments, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Castle, and St. Giles' Cathedral.

  • There are 819 hotels and other accommodations in Edinburgh
  • The closest major airport is in Edinburgh (EDI) 10.5 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Dundee (DND) 56.8 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Edinburgh

Known for its museums, festivals, and art, the city's cultural venues include Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, and Royal Yacht Britannia. Attractions like Our Dynamic Earth, Royal Commonwealth Pool, and Edinburgh Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include St. Giles' Cathedral, Greyfriars Kirk, and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

In Edinburgh, there are 819 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Lane Hotel - Amenities at this 4-star guesthouse include a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and clean rooms.
  • The Raeburn - Our customers like the bar and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel in Stockbridge features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Barony House - Guests who stay at this 4-star guesthouse in Newington can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast.

Other favorite sights in Edinburgh include Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, and Arthur's Seat. A popular place to see outside the city is Church, located 12.5 mi (20.2 from the city center.

Getting Around Edinburgh

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station, Edinburgh Haymarket Station, or Slateford Station. Edinburgh might not have as many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Edinburgh

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 48°F during the day and 34°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 63°F, while the average at night is 37°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 65°F with nighttime averages of 46°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 56°F and nighttime averages of 35°F
  • About 0.94 inches of rain falls on Edinburgh each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 63°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 34°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Edinburgh?
Six Brunton Place is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star guest house offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Princes Street. Traveller reviews also recommend Parkhead House and Fingal - A Luxury Floating Hotel as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Edinburgh, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Edinburgh.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Edinburgh?
Based on reviews, Pollock Halls is a popular 3-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include ibis budget Edinburgh Park and Haymarket Hub Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the children include City Padzzz and Novotel Edinburgh Centre. Also, attractions such as Edinburgh Zoo and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Edinburgh?
Le Monde Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Edinburgh?
Best Western Kings Manor Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and a full-service spa for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Cheval Old Town Chambers and Motel One Edinburgh-Royal.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Edinburgh?
Best Western Kings Manor Hotel is a top 3-star beach hotel offering 2 restaurants and an indoor pool, located within a short 10-minute walk of Portobello Beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include City Padzzz and Tony Asga - Coady Apartment.
What's the best luxury hotel in Edinburgh?
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Balmoral Hotel and InterContinental Edinburgh The George are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Edinburgh?
24 Royal Terrace is a favourite 4-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 16 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. Le Monde Hotel and No 11 are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a top 4-star hotel that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Macdonald Houstoun House and Murrayfield Hotel. You can tee off at Baberton Golf Club, Longniddry Golf Club or Gullane Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Edinburgh that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Cheval Old Town Chambers is a top 5-star apartment for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a 24-hour fitness centre. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Apex Grassmarket Hotel and Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket and Royal Mile.
What are some hotels with pools in Edinburgh?
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other choices that feature an on-site pool include Village Hotel Edinburgh and Novotel Edinburgh Park.

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