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Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
9.1 Excellent

1.0 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,462 reviews
9.1

This modern hotel in Edinburgh offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service. It is ideally located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
8.5 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 3,661 reviews
8.5

Just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel has a convenient location, making it an ideal base while visiting Edinburgh. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile
8.7 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2,696 reviews
8.7

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is within walking distance of the area's well-known restaurants and was awarded the IHG Quality Excellence Award.

Cowgate Tourist Hostel
Cowgate Tourist Hostel
6.6 Good

0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

GoodBased on 12 reviews
6.6

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is moments from St Giles Cathedral, restaurants and nightlife options.

Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
7.2 Good

1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

GoodBased on 3,339 reviews
7.2

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also offers a coffee bar, 24-hour room service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Staycity Aparthotels West End
Staycity Aparthotels West End
8.8 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 4,732 reviews
8.8

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star property makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro
Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro
8.9 Excellent

1.9 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 2,537 reviews
8.9

Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro is set in Edinburgh and is close to nearby landmarks, including The Queen's Hall. It is located just a short stroll from a number of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Eden Locke
Eden Locke
9.3 Excellent

0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,330 reviews
9.3

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star property makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is located a brief walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

Bonnie's Guest House
Bonnie's Guest House
8.9 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 155 reviews
8.9

Situated close to Edinburgh Bus Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is an ideal base for those wanting to discover Edinburgh and its surrounds. It provides luggage storage and an express check-in and check-out feature, and is a brief stroll from the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
8.9 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

ExcellentBased on 3,336 reviews
8.9

Conveniently located, Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel offers easy access to Edinburgh's best hot spots. It also features free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and a swimming pool.

Tips for booking a Edinburgh Castle hotel

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh Castle:$419/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$23/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Monday
$224 - $1,079
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$138 - $508
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Tigerlily
Tigerlily
9.2 Excellent

0.5 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Conveniently located, Tigerlily offers easy access to Edinburgh's popular sightseeing areas. It is situated a short walk from Edinburgh Castle and St Andrew Square.

2
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.2 Excellent

0.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and luggage storage.

3
Apex Haymarket Hotel
Apex Haymarket Hotel
8.6 Excellent

1.8 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Conveniently located in the centre of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It provides city views and free Wi-Fi.

4
Eden Locke
Eden Locke
9.3 Excellent

0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star property makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is located a brief walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

5
Stay Central
Stay Central
8.6 Excellent

0.6 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Conveniently situated, Stay Central Hotel allows for easy access to Edinburgh's popular hot spots. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

6
Twelve Picardy Place Hotel
Twelve Picardy Place Hotel
8.8 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Rooms & Suites Picardy Place is situated conveniently in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

7
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
8.1 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel is a convenient base when in Edinburgh. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

8
Cheval Old Town Chambers
Cheval Old Town Chambers
9.4 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Conveniently located, Old Town Chambers offers easy access to Edinburgh's best hot spots. A short stroll from Royal Mile, it provides elegant apartments equipped with wireless internet access.

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St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
7.9 Good

0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

The hostel provides themed accommodation in Edinburgh and is a short stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located in the city centre.

$27
Avg. per night
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.2 Excellent

0.2 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and luggage storage.

$27
Avg. per night
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.2 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Conveniently located, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

$28
Avg. per night
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)
7.6 Good

1.7 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.

$48
Avg. per night
Cairn Hotel
Cairn Hotel
8.4 Excellent

1.1 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Opened in 1912, Cairn Hotel Part of the Cairn Collection Edinburgh is located in Edinburgh and offers luggage storage, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$54
Avg. per night
Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
7.2 Good

1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also offers a coffee bar, 24-hour room service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$57
Avg. per night
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
8.1 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel is a convenient base when in Edinburgh. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

$57
Avg. per night
Learmonth
Learmonth
8.0 Excellent

1.4 km from city centre, Edinburgh Show on map

Travelodge Edinburgh Learmonth is located in Edinburgh and provides guests with wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

$60
Avg. per night

Hotel prices near Edinburgh Castle

2 stars or below

$27 - $154

Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)
$48
Avg. per night
West End Hostel

No. 2 most popular

West End Hostel
8.1 Excellent
$154
Avg. per night
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
$27
Avg. per night
3 stars

$27 - $185

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

No. 1 most popular

$77
Avg. per night
Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel
$71
Avg. per night
St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
$27
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$57 - $344

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

No. 1 most popular

$306
Avg. per night
Holyrood Aparthotel

No. 2 most popular

Holyrood Aparthotel
8.7 Excellent
$112
Avg. per night
Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel

Best value

$57
Avg. per night

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Where to stay near Edinburgh Castle

About Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is the most-visited paid tourist attraction in the Scotland, situated on Castle Rock in the centre of Edinburgh. The castle encompasses a multitude of remaining historical structures that attribute to the area’s popularity. Edinburgh Castle is regarded as an important cultural symbol of the country as well as a world famous icon.

Every facet of Edinburgh Castle is a tourist attraction in of itself, highlighted by the One O'Clock Gun Salute, from Mill's Mount Battery. Crown Square incorporates the National Scottish War Memorial, the Royal Palace containing the Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny, the Queen Anne Building, and the Great Hall. St. Margaret’s chapel is the oldest building in the castle and Mons Meg a unique siege cannon displayed in front of it.

Public transit to Edinburgh Castle is serviced by rail at the nearby Waverley Station. Buses run a 25-minute route between the Edinburgh Airport and the castle. There is also parking available at the NCP's Edinburgh Castle Terrace car park.

Edinburgh Castle is a World Heritage Site and one of the most prominent strongholds in the Kingdom of Scotland, with a deep history rooted in the wars of Scottish Independence. It is known as “the most besieged place in Great Britain and one of the most attacked in the world”.

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  • What are the best hotels near Edinburgh Castle?

    Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh is a very popular hotel near Edinburgh Castle, with a score of 9.2 from 1,470 reviews. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian (8.7 from 1,367 reviews) and Canal Point (7.8 from 719 reviews) are also highly rated Edinburgh Castle hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.