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Get an overview of this hotel4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to St. Giles' Cathedral



Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Brass Rubbing Centre, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, 24-hour room service, and a business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 211 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Egyptian cotton sheets, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 04 April 2016 to 31 October 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 15 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2016.

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 211 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Restaurant 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Marco Pierre White - Onsite steakhouse.

Nineteen Hundred Bar - Onsite bar.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Snow tubing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18.95 for adults and GBP 9.00 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Carlton Edinburgh
  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Scotland
  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel
  • Hilton Carlton Hotel
  • Hilton Carlton
  • Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
  • Barcelo Edinburgh

We should mention

Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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