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Marchmont is primarily an upscaleresidential area of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, with attractive 4-storey Victorian and Edwardian-style residential buildings dotting its landscape. It is near the city centre, and approximately a little over a kilometre from the Old Town.It is a popular hangout for students, given its proximity to two major universities. The origins of this up-market neighbourhood date back to the mid-19th century, when construction began in full earnest. Marchont also has its own exclusive tourist attractions, including lively bars, pubs, cafes, nightclubs, fine dining restaurants and budget hotels, making it an excellent option for an action-packed holiday.

  • Take a refreshing dip at the mosaic-tiled Edinburgh Warrender Swim Centre or ‘Warrender Baths’, Marchmont; also popular for its sauna, fitness centre and early Victorian architecture.
  • Indulge in food fit for royalty at the Earl of Marchmont Pub, with exclusive beers, cocktails, traditional Scottish Stovies, Italian Beef Lasagne, Indian Tandoori Chicken, Mexican Hot Nachos, and more.
  • Take time out to tee off at the Edinburgh Bruntsfield Short-Hole Golf Course, Scotland’s oldest; entry is free, and the ales at the ‘OldeGolfe Tavern’ are authentic.

Edinburgh International Airport, the nearest airport to Marchmont, is situated approximately 16 kilometres from the city centre. Frequent ‘AirLink Express’ and ‘Lothian’ buses connect the airport to the city’s downtown area. Long-distance trains run to Waverley Station, the main transportation hub located between New and Old Towns.Haymarket Station, located in the heart of the city is another convenient detraining point. Black Cabs are available outside both stations, the airport, major city hotels, and on most streets.Two companies, ‘Lothian’ and ‘First’, run buses to all parts of the city. From the city centre, Marchmont is easily reachable by foot.

Hotels in Marchmont

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From US$98

1 The Inn Place

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

20-30 Cockburn Street Map

Stay 5 nights save 25%

With tasteful units strategically set a stone's throw away from major attractions, The Inn Place makes for a suitable starting point for exploring the heritage-rich Scotland capital. This Edinburgh... More

Great location
It just a short walk from A100 airlink bus dropped off however the road was steep uphill (careful for big luggage). It in the middle of Royal mile. During our stay the escalator (only one they...
25 Aug 2015
From US$103

2 Apex International

4 stars
4.4 / 5 36 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket Map


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

Good for a short trip
The location is good if you want to visit the Edinburgh castle. Wonderful view from room. The room is comfortable and clean. The staffs at the desk are always helpful and friendly. The breakfast...
7 Sep 2015
From US$92

3 Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 25 reviews

61 Grassmarket Map


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
This hotel is located right in the middle of Grassmarket in Edinburgh which is ideal for exploring the city and a very nice location. The parking spaces were limited which meant that once you had...
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From US$135

4 Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

4 stars
4.4 / 5 11 reviews

80 High Street, The Royal Mile Map

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Fab trip with friends!
Perfect location for everything. Very funny, very charming concierge in kilt, checked us in and we got upgraded. This impressed and amused our American friend to no end. All staff were very...
24 Sep 2015
From US$65

5 The Ben Doran Guest House

4 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

11 Mayfield Gardens Map


The Ben Doran Edinburgh Guest House offers a fresh and welcoming ambience, and all possible facilities to ensure a most pleasant stay. GeneralFor a truly Scottish experience, guests can visit the... More

First visit to Edinburgh
Handy and quiet location. Easy walk to city or bus available across the road if you need it. Staff very friendly and helpful. Tip: Make sure you are prepared for 47 stairs if your room is on the...
28 Jul 2015
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6 Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile

4 stars
4.0 / 5 6 reviews

217 High Street Map

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Excellent value n perfect location
We've a 2-bedroom apartment, newly renovated with full amenities. Unfortunately washing machine was out of order. The king sized bed was comfortable but the bunk bed squeaked. Many TV channels n...
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7 Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4 stars
4.3 / 5 13 reviews

80 Lauriston Place Map

Rate includes Breakfast

Novotel Edinburgh Centre is a modern hotel ideally situated for exploring the cultural and historical attractions of Edinburgh. Visitors are just steps away from the famous Royal Mile which runs... More

Nice hotel.
It is a nice comfortable hotel with good facilities. Short walk to city centre attractions. Be sure to book your breakfast the day before otherwise the price doubles. Good buffet breakfast though....
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From US$128

8 The Merchiston Residence

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

4 Merchiston Avenue Map

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The Merchiston Residence Edinburgh is a grand Victorian property that offers elegant, yet contemporary accommodation. Most of the area attractions, including the stylish area of Bruntsfield, are... More

The perfect stay in Edinburgh
From the moment we walked in, we were in awe of the beautiful apartment, with its lavish crown molding and large windows, blended with modern appliances and contemporary furniture. It was a trek...
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9 Old Town Chambers Luxury Apartments

5 stars
4.8 / 5 4 reviews

Roxburghs Court Map

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Whether in Edinburgh for a short- or long-term stay, The Old Town Chambers Luxury Apartments makes for an ideal base for tourists seeking for elegant accommodations while exploring the Scotland... More

Truely Excelllent
I got this as at a great rate and although slightly more expensive than my normal Hotel / Apartment budget it was worth every penny. Very hard to find any fault. I stay away every working week and...
10 Feb 2015
From US$220

10 The Scotsman Hotel

5 stars
4.5 / 5 32 reviews

20 North Bridge Map

Late Deal - 10% OFF

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

weekend break
Very friendly staff. Good location for train station. Clean tidy room.
1 May 2015
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