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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.

Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh West End

166 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9RX

Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh West End is a bright new hotel in the City Centre with friendly service. In the stunning and spacious bedrooms, you’re guaranteed a comfy bed and the space to continue working at a large desk with ergonomic chair and HD TV.

With hot breakfast included in every stay, start your day on the right foot. There is a 24-hour hub with a selection of refreshments and convenience items available. Their team members can recommend excellent lunch and dinner options locally and the fully air-conditioned hotel also has a fitness suite, 24-hour business centre and free WiFi throughout.

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Edinburgh Business School

Edinburgh Business School

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Edinburgh Business School provides world-renowned postgraduate business education from its superbly equipped teaching base at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. They offer onsite accommodation in a 30 bedroom hotel and are conveniently located with excellent transport networks, offering easy access to all the cultural and leisure opportunities of Scotland's capital city. All rooms have King-sized beds, complimentary Wi-Fi and ample desk space for private study. A private balcony or patio provides the ideal space for quiet reflection after a demanding day of exploring Edinburgh.

Rooms are currently priced at £70 single / £80 double. To book, email reception@ebs.hw.ac.uk or call 0131 451 3090.

Haymarket Hub Hotel

Haymarket Hub Room

7 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5DR

The Haymarket Hub Hotel offers stylish contemporary accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. The hotel provides business and leisure travellers the perfect place to relax after a long day of travel, meetings or sightseeing. All rooms include smart TV’s, Power showers and indulgent toiletries. Guests also benefit from free to use Handy smartphones providing free roaming data as well as UK and International calls to 46 countries (including EU).

The hotel sits conveniently opposite Haymarket Train Station that has a direct line from London’s Kings Cross and the airport tram. From the Hotel, it is just a short stroll to the chic West End, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, concerts and sporting events at Murrayfield, the shops of Princes and George Street, the handsome New Town and historic Old Town.

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Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro

18 Holyrood Park Rd, Newington, Edinburgh EH16 5AY

Located in peaceful landscaped ground adjoining Holyrood Park and within easy walking distance of Edinburgh’s Old Town and the City’s major attractions, Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro is a 3* hotel which offers 108 superbly appointment rooms, 36 in its 18th Century Mansion House, and 72 recently refurbished rooms in its Masson House right next door.

This hotel merges traditional style with contemporary accommodation, conveniently located close to the action. The mansion rooms are carefully designed to reflect the atmosphere, history and architecture of the building, while the more contemporary side of the hotel offers deluxe bedrooms all with a sophisticated design.

Masson House is where the reception, lounge and restaurant are located. Relax in the Lounge with a drinks and food menu available from 14.30 daily, before going out to explore the City, or enjoying dinner in the Bistro. The Hotel also offers room service in both the Mansion House and Masson rooms.

EasyHotel Edinburgh

125A Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 4AD

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

132 Corstorphine Rd, Edinburgh EH12 6UA

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

9 Haddington Pl, Edinburgh EH7 4AL

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.

Safestay Edinburgh

50 Blackfriars St, Edinburgh EH1 1NE

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.