Get an overview of this hotelCentral Edinburgh hotel based in a 19th-century building


15 minutes to the castle

Edinburgh City Hotel is in the center of the city, on the edge of the Old Town and a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Waverley Station is 20 minutes on foot, and it’s around 15 minutes to historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile with its shops and cafés.

Breakfast, ales on tap

Simpsons Restaurant serves a continental or hot breakfast, with extras like kippers and haggis, and hearty Scottish fare with locally produced ingredients in the evening. The snug bar serves ales on tap and quality wines and spirits, and is open 24 hours for guests.

Spacious rooms, free WiFi

The 52 spacious, functional rooms welcome guests with colorful fabrics and a hospitality tray, and some rooms also have a sofa bed. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi and unwind in front of a digital TV. Handy amenities include a trouser press and laptop-sized safe.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Victorian hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Edinburgh City Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Restaurant 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Simpson - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Hotel Name

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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