Edinburgh's Best Hotels

Photo of the Edinburgh Apex hotel
Edinburgh has a number of five star luxury hotels, The Scotsman Hotel, one of the most popular, overlooks Edinburgh Castle, has a spa, a pool, a gym and is located just a minute's walk from the tourist highlights of the Royal Mile and Princes Street. These days, if you have the money, Edinburgh has some fantastic hotels a few of the consistently top rated include the modern boutique style Chester Residence and the more classical style Apex Waterloo Place Hotel amongst several others. Click the 'go' button to see our list of hand-picked best hotels in Edinburgh.
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  B&B and Guest Houses

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Many visitors to Edinburgh choose one of the smaller, often family run, bed and breakfast or guest house hotels as they provide interesting and good value accommodation. There are a few places in Edinburgh that stand out from the crowd and consistently receive good reviews such as the Richmond House Hotel, the Edinburgh House Hotel and The Cairn Hotel. Beware, some of the guest houses will require you to walk or take a bus to the city centre so check the map first. Click 'go' to see our list of other guest houses in Edinburgh.
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  Edinburgh Castles & Cottages

Edinburgh Castle to Rent
A good option for a family or group is to rent a cottage or even a castle in Scotland! Most castles or cottages are self-catering allowing you to save on expensive meals out, some Edinburgh cottages or castles also provide food should you require this. Most cottages and castles are not in the city centre so you are likely to need a car for trips to the city. Click 'go' to see our list.
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  Edinburgh Events

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
(Wed 19th Jul, 2017)

For ten days every summer, the sounds of the Jazz & Blues Festival resonate through the parks, churches, clubs, bars, concert halls and streets of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Art Festival
(Mon 31st Jul, 2017)

Established in 2004, the Edinburgh Art Festival works in partnership with the city’s artists, galleries, museums and visual art spaces to present the best and most exciting in modern visual art.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe
(Tue 01st Aug, 2017)

The world's biggest and best festival is an arts showcase for everyone from the biggest names in showbiz to the performers in the street. Takes place over the whole city from 1 to 25 August.