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If you are interested in the legendary haunted core of Edinburgh, then Meadowbank is a perfect place to stay for its proximity to the oldest parts of the city. Whilst St Giles Cathedral may not be haunted, having stood since the 12th century, it really looks the part with its aged stone façade and striking spire. You have to go deeper inside the Meadowbank suburb for the real thrills, however; that means descending underground into the purportedly haunted tunnels of the Edinburgh Vaults, which are best explored with entertaining guides, such as those found at Mary King's Close, the underworld's official entrance.

  • Stroll beautiful Holyrood Park and climb Arthur's Seat, an old volcanic hill from which you can enjoy the best views of Meadowbank and the surrounding Edinburgh countryside.
  • Tour the Medieval city centre amidst the eerie light of dusk via a ghost tour of the Royal Mile, which spans from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • Admire the amazing painted ceiling and antique furnishings of 17th-century Gladstone's Land, which offers an authentic view of what Old Town Edinburgh was like during its heyday.

Edinburgh Airport is only fourteen kilometres from Meadowbank using the A8 motorway; depending on the time of day you travel, you can make this trip via bus numbers 5, 26, 44, and 100. Other ways to get into the city include coach, train, ferry, or car. There are cruise ships that dock at nearby Leith in the summer time as well. You can get around Meadowbank using a number of public transportation options, including suburban rail, public bus, tram, and taxi. Because you can get around by foot or bike easily, many travellers recommend leaving your car parked at your hotel.

Hotels in Meadowbank

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From US$112

1 Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 16 reviews

81 Holyrood Road Edinburgh Map

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

Memorable 75th birthday excursion
Ideally situated close to Holyrood Palace and Scottish Parliament with Edinburgh Castle within walking distance. Good location for tours to Loch Lomond, Sterling and other tourist destinations.
21 Oct 2015
From US$91

2 Holyrood Aparthotel

4 stars
4.8 / 5 16 reviews

1 Nether Bakehouse Close Map

The Holyrood Aparthotel Edinburgh comprises 41 fully serviced modern and stylish self-catering apartments in the city centre, right on the doorstep of historical attractions and designer shops.... More

Wonderful Stay
Stayed for a night before leaving for our Scotland Highland tour. Hotel had kindly kept our luggages for 2 nights before we recheck in again. Rooms are spacious. Staff are friendly and helpful....
22 Apr 2015
From US$102

3 Royal Terrace

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

18 Royal Terrace Map

Featuring elegant accommodations set close to city attractions, Crowne Plaza EDINBURGH - ROYAL TERRACE makes for an ideal base for travellers in Edinburgh for business or leisure. Patrons of this... More

From US$93

4 Lochend Serviced Apartments

4 stars
3.8 / 5 9 reviews

149 FLAT 1 Lochend Road, Map

Delivering the conveniences of a hotel and the warm atmosphere of a home in a strategic location, Lochend Serviced Apartments Edinburgh makes for an ideal base while on a business or leisure trip... More

Pretty rough area. Worn furniture grey sheets with old blood stains. If you can put up with that, it was cheap for its size and amenities
22 Jun 2014
From US$129

5 Oakhill Apartments Edinburgh

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Thorntree Park Map


Luxury accommodations are featured in a central location at Oakhill Apartments Edinburgh. The stylish residences allow guests to experience what the city has to offer. The property is close to... More

Awesome family hotel
I've stayed in many 5 star hotels but this was better than any of them. Great rooms, great location, great facilities especially considering we had a baby! The staff in particular Greg was...
15 Mar 2015
From US$139

6 Dreamhouse Apartments Edinburgh Holyrood Park

4 stars
4.3 / 5

The Park, 89 Holyrood Road Map

Late deal - 10% OFF

If you are seeking for a luxury accommodation in Edinburgh for a short long term stay, the Dreamhouse Holyrood Apartments offers every thing that you could possibly want in terms of peace, space... More

7 Cairn Hotel Edinburgh

3 stars
4.1 / 5 54 reviews

10-18 Windsor Street Map

Free WiFi

The Cairn Hotel Edinburgh is located right at the heart of the bustling Old City, just a minute or two away from famous attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and the prestigious shops at Princes... More

Ideal location for the Edinburgh Marathon
This is perfectly situated for either of the two start lines of the marathon. Also, the return bus (not the marathon one) stops right opposite. Only a few minutes walk to the shops and...
28 Feb 2015
From US$94

8 Stay Edinburgh City Apartments - Royal Mile

4 stars
4.1 / 5 7 reviews

217 High Street Map

Stay 10 and SAVE

Whether in Edinburgh for business or for leisure, discerning travellers find an ideal base in the top-notch facilities, elegant spaces and quality services of Stay Edinburgh City Serviced... More

It was awesome!!
Location is perfect. We can go anywhere by foot just except beach. Staffs are very kind and friendly. I reserved the 1bedroom apartment but they give me 4bedroom apartment!!!! It was very awesome....
22 Nov 2015
From US$145

9 Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

4 stars
4.4 / 5 11 reviews

80 High Street, The Royal Mile Map

Save 30% on Your Stay

Boasting luxurious accommodation and cordial hospitality, the Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh is an excellent venue for leisure and business travellers. GeneralWith conference and banquet rooms that... More

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$83

10 The Inn Place

4 stars
4.3 / 5 7 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

Splendid girls shopping
Absolutly a hotel to recomend................................................................................................
16 Nov 2015
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