Edinburgh Castle hotels
Edinburgh Castle boldly stands atop a hill for all of Edinburgh to see. Visitors to Edinburgh Castle will walk the same halls as royalty did once upon a time. As time passed, the well-located complex became a military garrison and, now, an historic site. Several museums are located on the castle grounds. Hundreds of thousands of people visit Edinburgh Castle every summer to experience the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, which is comprised of musical and military drum performances. You will hear the One O’Clock Gun note the time at 13:00 daily except for Sundays, Good Friday, and Christmas Day.
- See the beautiful views of Edinburgh from St. Margaret’s Chapel, part of Edinburgh Castle and the oldest building in the city, built in the 1100s for private use by royal family members.
- Tour the National War Museum of Scotland, housed in a portion of Edinburgh Castle that used to be barracks but now serves as a historical and educational centre about Scotland’s military past.
- Watch the re-enactment of important events in Scottish history in the Great Hall of Edinburgh Castle.
Fly into Scotland via Edinburgh International Airport, located just west of Edinburgh. An Airlink Express bus transports guests from the airport to the city centre often throughout the day. A Lothian city bus can also bring you to and around town. Trains and cars provide alternative methods of getting to Edinburgh Castle from outside the area, though driving within the city can be frustrating and expensive. You may wish to travel between attractions using the tram or other public transportation. You may even want to walk, since most Edinburgh attractions are not more than 15 minutes apart.
The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh enjoys a prestigious location at the east end of Princes Street, just minutes from both transport links and city amenities. The recently opened luxury... More
Central location but impersonal stay
Situated in the centre of the old city with views over Edinburgh Castle, the Apex International Hotel Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break. The Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is... More
Excellent location in Edinburgh
Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited break, discerning travellers find it convenient to stay in the comfortable and ideally located accommodations of The Place Edinburgh.... More
Great location for the Fringe
The hostel is newly refurbished, modern and high-spec, but more importantly, right in the heart of Edinburgh! You can see Princes Street, Edinburgh's main shopping thorough fare, from the... More
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh is an ideal base for exploring the city's cultural, historical and renowned shopping facilities. Places of interest including the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland,... More
Located in one of Edinburgh's finest old streets right in the centre of this beautiful city, The Inn Place boasts 27 newly built bedrooms. Some have spectacular views of the city and the olde... More
Great location, but noisy!
A quite haven, yet just a stone's throw from Edinburgh's bustling old city centre, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh provides ideal accommodation for those on vacation as well as business.... More
The Apex City Hotel Edinburgh is located right at the heart of the Old City on Grassmarket - an area famed for its vibrant restaurants and nightlife. On the doorstep are Edinburgh's must see... More
Great location, comfortable room but poor bar and limited parking
Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh is a classic retreat equipped with modern comforts set centrally in this heritage-rich and vibrant Scotland capital. Ideal for a short visit or long-term stay,... More
Fountain Court Royal Garden's location enables guests to visit local attractions of the city like Princes Street, the Scott Monument, the Castle, City Galleries and Omni Entertainment Centre. ... More
Good but needs attention to detail
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