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Halcyon Hotel

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCalton Hill4 min walk
    Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre5 min walk
    Popular LocationPalace of Holyroodhouse13 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)29 min drive

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Suite, Ensuite (Room 1, Room 3 & Room 15)

4.7/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Ensuite (Room 16)

4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Basic Single Room, Ensuite

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Suite, Ensuite (Room 7)

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Single Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 4)

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Triple Room, Ensuite (Room 5 & Room 10)

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Single Beds

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 2)

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Suite, Ensuite (Room )

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Double Bed

Double Room, Ensuite (Room 9 & Room 12)

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Private Bathroom (Room 1a)

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area


Halcyon Hotel is located in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood. Princes Street and George Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving, waterskiing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with rock climbing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Calton Hill - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 13 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 14 min walk
  • Scottish Parliament - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 29 min drive


  • Shezan - 4 min walk
  • Pomegranate - 4 min walk
  • Passage to India - 4 min walk
  • Giuliano's - 4 min walk
  • Cosmo - 4 min walk

About this property

Halcyon Hotel

Edinburgh guesthouse in New Town, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free guesthouse features a bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court and an indoor tennis court. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include multilingual staff. All 14 rooms offer free WiFi.
Halcyon Hotel offers 14 forms of accommodation. This Edinburgh guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor tennis court and an indoor tennis court.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Extended parking on site (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Indoor tennis court
  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Multilingual staff
  • No housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Slovak


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash

Property is also known as

Halcyon Edinburgh
Halcyon House Edinburgh
Halcyon Hotel Edinburgh
Halcyon Hotel Edinburgh
Halcyon Hotel Guesthouse
Halcyon Hotel Guesthouse Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Halcyon Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Halcyon Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Halcyon Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Halcyon Hotel?
As of 14 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Halcyon Hotel on 18 Apr 2021 start from £71, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Halcyon Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Halcyon Hotel?
Extended parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at Halcyon Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Halcyon Hotel?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is Halcyon Hotel located?
Located in New Town, this guesthouse is within a 5-minute walk of Princes Street, Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Calton Hill. Palace of Holyroodhouse and George Street are also within 15 minutes. Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) is 10 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 12 minutes.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 244 out of 717 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 314 out of 717 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 95 out of 717 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 44 out of 717 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 20 out of 717 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely clean old-fashioned place in the best possible way. Great for a cheap getaway. Tasty breakfast and the women serving it were absolutely lovely.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Good place for a 1 night stay in edinburgh for a reasonable price and good location. Room was simple but comfortable enough. Breakfast was ok, but cooked breakfast needed more variety - black pudding and tattie scones!!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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