Holyroodhouse Palace hotels
The royal Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh is the official residence of the Queen in Scotland. It has been the site of royal proceedings since its early beginnings as an Augustinian abbey founded in the 12th century. The palace was built next to the abbey in 1505 by James IV, King of Scots, and expanded, sacked, destroyed, and rebuilt several times throughout the centuries. Today, the restored Holyroodhouse Palace is a magnificent example of historic architecture and used for official functions, including hosting the Queen for Holyrood Week during the summer.
- Take a free audio tour of Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh, and learn about the history of the palace and about its former residents, such as Bonnie Prince Charlie and Mary, Queen of Scots.
- See the State Apartments used by the Queen and Royal Family for entertaining and official ceremonies, and take a look at the exquisite paintings, rich tapestries, and historic furniture.
- See the ruins of the still-impressive 12th-century abbey with a guided tour, which are available in the summer and led by wardens dressed in historical attire.
Holyroodhouse Palace and Edinburgh Castle are at the opposite ends of Royal Mile in the centre of Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a pleasant city to get around, because it is pedestrian-friendly and has an efficient public transport system. Close to Holyroodhouse Palace the Waverly railway station, which is less than a 15-minute walk away. Visitors can also take bus 35 and 36, which stop near the entrance to Holyroodhouse Palace. The palace is in easy walking distance to other major attractions, including the Regent Gardens and National Monument, Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat, and Princes Street.
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
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
Haggis Hostel is a strategic base for travellers and backpackers in the heritage-rich Scotland capital looking for centrally located and cosy spaces without the hefty price tag. Set close to... More
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
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
Positioned just off the famous Royal Mile and providing comfortable and high quality accommodations, Jurys Inn Edinburgh makes for an ideal place for travellers in a vibrant vacation in this part... More
Nice visit to Edinburgh
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
Hotel Edinburgh First provides budget-friendly bed and breakfast accommodations suitable for leisure travelers or corporate visitors visiting the Scottish capital. From this Edinburgh property,... More
great place to stay on a budget
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
Occupying a prime position on one of the city's most famous streets - Princes Street - the majestic Royal British Hotel Edinburgh is perfectly situated for exploring Scotland's vibrant capital.... More
The perfect stay
Refine your search
- Scottish Parliament hotels
- Holyrood hotels
- The Canongate hotels
- People's Story hotels
- Dumbiedykes hotels
- Calton Hill hotels
- Abbeyhill hotels
- Royal Mile hotels
- Jim Garrahy's Fudge Kitchen hotels
- Holyrood Abbey Church of Scotland hotels
- Underground City hotels
- Cowgate hotels