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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Edinburgh Castle:£167/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£12/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Monday
£105 - £349
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£73 - £268
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated hotels near Edinburgh Castle

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Tigerlily
Tigerlily
9.0 Excellent
125 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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.

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Nira Caledonia
Nira Caledonia
8.6 Excellent
6-10 Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Ideally situated in Edinburgh, Nira Caledonia is within a 10-minute drive of Edinburgh Castle. It also provides free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and vip rooms.

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Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Centrally located, Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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

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Rooms & Suites Picardy Place
Rooms & Suites Picardy Place
8.8 Excellent
12, Picardy Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

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.

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Edinburgh Central Queen Street
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
7.3 Good
30-31 Queen Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

This Edinburgh hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
8.7 Excellent
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

Located within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is a convenient base while visiting Edinburgh. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

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The Glasshouse Autograph Collection
The Glasshouse Autograph Collection
8.7 Excellent
2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 

The Glasshouse Autograph Collection is set in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Cheapest hotels near Edinburgh Castle, Old Town

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The Inn Place
The Inn Place
8.8 Excellent
20-30 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Set in the heart of the city, The Inn Place Edinburgh provides easy access to Edinburgh's popular retail and sightseeing areas. It is situated a brief stroll from University of Edinburgh, Princes Street and the National Museum of Scotland.

£6
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Budget Backpackers
Budget Backpackers
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is located just a short walk from Princes Street and St Giles Cathedral. It is close to the National Museum of Scotland, shops and nightlife options.

£10
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St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
St Christopher's Edinburgh Original
7.7 Good
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

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

£11
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a&o Edinburgh City
a&o Edinburgh City
7.8 Good
50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is situated just a short stroll from St Giles Cathedral and Royal Mile. It also offers a concierge, a rooftop terrace and an express check-in and check-out feature.

£13
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Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.0 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

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

£13
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The Hostel
The Hostel
7.1 Good
3 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also offers laundry facilities, a concierge and free Wi-Fi.

£15
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Ballantrae Hotel
Ballantrae Hotel
7.0 Good
8-12 York Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Located in the heart of Edinburgh, Ballantrae Hotel is a short walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, and just a few steps from nearby dining and nightlife options. The various amenities this cosy hotel has to offer include luggage storage, a ticket service and a 24-hour reception.

£16
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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
8.9 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from city centre,  

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

£16
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Hotel prices near Edinburgh Castle

3 stars
Haymarket Hub Hotel
No. 1 most popular

Haymarket Hub Hotel

7 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

7.7. Good
£51

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ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
No. 2 most popular

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile

77 South Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.2. Excellent
£44

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Britannia Hotel Edinburgh
Best value

Britannia Hotel Edinburgh

69 Belford Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

6.3. Good
£32

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4 stars +
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
No. 1 most popular

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

1 Festival Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.7. Excellent
£150

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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George
No. 2 most popular

Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

8.8. Excellent
£140

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Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket
Best value

Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket

1 Morrison Link, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

7.9. Good
£41

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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”.

Edinburgh Castle travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels near Edinburgh Castle?

    Edinburgh Castle is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, which has a current rating of 8.8. For other potential stays, consider Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh and Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket, which can also be great places to stay near Edinburgh Castle.