Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Affordable Hotels

For those on a budget, Edinburgh provides a variety of low cost hotels and hostel accommodation throughout the city.

Haymarket Hub Hotel

Sometimes all you really need from a hotel is a hot shower and a good night's rest. Haymarket Hub Hotel features space-efficient, streamlined rooms focusing on high-quality basics: 5-star beds and powerful hot showers and excellent customer service at very affordable prices. For those on a budget, the hotel offers a pay-as-you-use system of add-ons for energy-consuming facilities and amenities, to help guests conserve both funds as well as the earth's resources – everyone’s a winner.



The EasyHotel offers cheap hotel accommodation in the city centre and is located right in the heart of the city on the world famous Princes Street but the jewel in this hotel’s crown, well apart from the prices, has to be the stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Gardens. Whatever your accommodation needs, guest house, bed and breakfast, youth hostel or hotel in Edinburgh city centre, have centrally located accommodation available at great rate.

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

Previously known as "The Posthouse Edinburgh", The Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel is a fully refurbished 4 Star modern hotel situated to the west of Edinburgh, three miles from the city centre and only four miles from Edinburgh Airport. Despite being ideally located between the city centre and the airport, the USP of this hotel has to be its close proximity Edinburgh’s Zoo in that it’s next door!

Top tip – if your reasons for travel are less panda and more rugby related, The Holiday Inn Edinburgh is a short walk from Murrayfield Stadium.

Ed Central Scottish Youth Hostel

Ed Central Scottish Youth Hostel

Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel, located in the heart of Scotland's capital, offers 5-star budget accommodation with 296 beds. This busy Youth Hostel offers a range of multi-share and private rooms, all en-suite. Premium rooms are also available, taking hostelling to a new level, with TV and coffee making facilities. Just 10 minutes on foot from Waverley Train Station and the Bus Station, the hostel is within walking distance of Edinburgh's main attractions.


Smart City Hostel

Located just off the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, SafestayEdinburgh redefines the hostel experience. The award winning stylish five-star hostel with great facilities, offering the ultimate urban retreat with Bar 50, a fully licensed restaurant and bar, with Wi-Fi, Sky Sports, pool table, and a great atmosphere. There is also a 24 hour reception, no curfew, and Edinburgh's lively night scene on your doorstep.

Top tip - Smart City also offers fantastic city break deals, family and friend packages, group offers and stag and hen specials as well as seasonal offers.

This is Edinburgh: Cheap and cheerful hotels in Edinburgh to suit all budgets.