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City Centre Hotels

Want to stay in the heart of things? Look no further than our list of favourite hotels in Edinburgh's city centre.

Ten Hill Place

10 Hill Place, Edinburgh EH8 9DS

Ten Hill Place Hotel is within walking distance of all the city’s main attractions. Newly refurbished, the hotel has a fresh new look and now has 129 well – equipped bedrooms.

Drinks and dining is a relaxing area where you can enjoy a quiet drink, light meal or the fabulous a la carte menu by Alan Dickson.

Ten Hill Place Hotel has the highest accolade in green tourism awards and aims to continue to be a sustainable and eco-friendly hotel.

Top Tip - All profits from the Hotel are invested back into The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to provide education and assessment for medical students, surgical trainees and consultants who in turn bring life-saving and life-changing skills to all corners of the globe.

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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Apex City Of Edinburgh Bar

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ

This beautiful hotel has been recently upgraded and can be found right on Edinburgh's Grassmarket - the ideal location for exploring Edinburgh's Old Town. The 122 en-suite bedrooms feature 42 inch widescreen TVs, complimentary mineral water, personal safes, fridges and limited edition artwork. Some rooms also boast a spectacular view of Edinburgh Castle. 

If you're feeling hungry, The Grassmarket is full of unique food and drink options, or you can enjoy a relaxing meal at Apex's very own Agua bar and restaurant made from locally-sourced ingredients. 

Motel One Edinburgh - Royal Mile

MO Edinburgh Royal Facade Night18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1BL

Located in the heart of Edinburgh city centre, the 3 Star Motel One Edinburgh Royal was the first Motel One in the UK. Opened in 2012, it is located a few steps from the Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close.

In addition to the One Lounge, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal provides complimentary wireless Internet access, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. The flat-screen televisions in guest bedrooms come with satellite channels in a variety of languages, premium Egyptian cotton bedding, and coffee/tea making facilities. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre

Doubletree By Hilton Large Bedroom

34 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AF

Located within walking distance of both Waverley and Haymarket train stations, The DoubleTree is the perfect base for your Edinburgh break. At home in a historic A-listed building but equipped with all the modern amenities you would expect, you are guaranteed a warm welcome at this four-star hotel.

All 138 contemporary bedrooms feature complimentary wifi and air conditioning, while suites and deluxe rooms also come with breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle. As an extra thoughtful touch, every guest will also be provided with one of DoubleTree's freshly baked chocolate chip cookies. 

Hotel Indigo Princes Street

Hotel Indigo Bedroom

20 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AS

Ideally situated on the cusp of Edinburgh's Old Town and New Town, the Hotel Indigo Princes Street is the perfect base to explore the historic attractions of old Edinburgh while conveniently located to enjoy the boutiques, retailers and trendy restaurants and bars of the New Town. 

The design of the hotel pays homage to Edinburgh's rich history. For centuries, Edinburgh was home to and a meeting place for the world's greatest thinkers, poets and authors. Hotel Indigo Princes Street nods to this with heritage decor blended with contemporary style and a library with armchairs that just beg to be curled up in. 

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

Macdonald Holyrood Hotel (1)

81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU

Located just a couple of minutes' walk from the Royal Mile, The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Dynamic Earth and the Scottish Parliament Building, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel is the ideal place to stay during your trip in Edinburgh. The hotel features 157 recently refurbished bedrooms, 23 of which are situated on the Club Floor featuring an exclusive guest lounge. 

Guests can also relax in the Vital Health and Wellbeing club, which offers guests a Technogym, 14m swimming pool, sauna, steam room and four treatment rooms with relaxation lounge. 

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

Novotel Edinburgh Centre Restaurant

80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE

Novotel Edinburgh Centre is situated five minute's walk from the Grassmarket, making it an ideal base for exploring the highlights of the Old Town. Each of the 180 guest rooms in this 4-star hotel has free wifi and satellite TV. Guests can also enjoy the heated indoor pool or work out in the fitness room. Please note - this hotel will be having a bedroom refurbishment between May and July 2017.  

The Mercure Edinburgh City

Mercure52-53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG

The Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel is ideally located in the city centre. The Princes Bar, in this lovely Edinburgh hotel is ideal for relaxing, whether that be with a cool soft drink, a warming cup of hot chocolate or a classic Glenfiddich malt scotch whisky.

Enjoy panoramic views of the majestic Edinburgh Castle from the open plan Princes Dining Room restaurant. The Brasserie Menu offers the freshest ingredients and local produce in a range of dishes which will appeal to every taste.

From the Chef’s Signature Dishes to Sharing Plates & Nibbles, you will be spoilt for choice, and sizzling hot ‘From the Grill’ options are always firm favourites, accompanied by a glass of wine or one of their speciality beers.

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

Hilton Edinburgh GrosvenorGrosvenor Street Haymarket, Edinburgh, EH12 5EF

A chic and modern hotel in a historic 1860s listed building, the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel is situated in the stylish West End of the city. Located just 200 meters from Haymarket train station, this hotel offers convenient access to Edinburgh's iconic attractions, from Edinburgh Castle to Princes Street and the Royal Mile. It's the perfect location to explore Scotland’s capital city.

Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge

Ibis South Bridge Bar77 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1HN

This modern hotel is located in Edinburgh's Old Town, just off the Royal Mile. The Ibis Edinburgh South Bridge has 259 comfortable guest rooms and is within walking distance of the city's main attractions, including Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Fogg's, the hotel's bar and restaurant, also offers cuisine from all four corners of the globe.

KM Central

KM Central Internal

5 Richmond Pl, Edinburgh EH8 9ST

The recently refurbished KM Central offers 45 double rooms as well as a modern-designed breakfast room. Its compact and contemporary design means the purposeful rooms use efficient amount of space making for a comfortable stay. Rooms are set over four floors with stair access only. A ‘typical’ room is 13.6sqm, which includes en-suite, double bed, wardrobe, desk and free Wifi throughout – exactly what you need for accommodation in this vibrant city.

Its location remains one of the great attributes of KM Central, only a short walk from Princes Street, Waverley Rail Station and The Royal Mile, which is popular with tourists and festival-goers, as well as visiting groups and business people. As part of year-round accommodation, KM Central also offers great value-for-money for those visiting the city.

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