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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,123 reviews)
Lovely hotelLovely hotel and area,room was clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly and facilities were very good.
  22 Feb 2018

£52

£52
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,828 reviews)
Fantastic location in Edinburgh Old Town.Brilliant location putting you at a walkable distance for the centre of Edinburgh. Old Town area the best to stay in for small shops, architecture, atmosphere, cafe culture and interest. Have to like steps and slopes though but its the maze of alleys and surprise around every corner that add to the ...
  20 Feb 2018

£52

£52
Old Town Chambers

Old Town Chambers

Roxburgh's Court, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (811 reviews)
Excellent apartment, excellent location, The apartment is located just off The Royal Mile, just up from Waverley railway station. It is in a perfect location from which to explore the delights of Edinburgh. It is also extremely convenient for rail and air bus connections. Our apartment had views looking north over Princes Street Gardens. ...
  17 Feb 2018
Old Waverley Hotel

Old Waverley Hotel

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,632 reviews)
Beautiful hotel in great location Hotel staff was friendly enough, clean room, in a beautiful architectural building. Location is 15 minute walk to the castle plus 5 museums/ monuments, and right beside the train station.
  20 Feb 2018

£38

£38
Fraser Suites Edinburgh

Fraser Suites Edinburgh

Fraser Suites Edinburgh, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,639 reviews)
Great hotel in fantastic locationWe had a beautiful room. Comfortable bed. Kitchenette. Steps from the main drag. Great location.
  8 Feb 2018
Radisson Blu Edinburgh

Radisson Blu Edinburgh

80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,749 reviews)
Perfect location lovely staff and very comfortable.
  19 Feb 2018
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,509 reviews)
Nice hotel staff very friendly Hotel in great location vera close to train station and centre of town.
  31 Jan 2018

£49

£49
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2,097 reviews)
A wonderful room and spa experience. Delicious breakfast and so pleased with room upgrade, amazing views from 10th floor.
  22 Feb 2018

£67

£67
Royal Over-Seas League

Royal Over-Seas League

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (365 reviews)
Great position on main roadThis was a great hotel, obviously been in business some time with experienced management. Everything about the hotel was was lovely with one exception. We were in an attic room with two small circular windows and restricted headroom in the bed area and the bathroom - having booked online via a third ...
  4 Jan 2018
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh

11 Bristo Place, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (611 reviews)
Wonderful!!!!Amazing hotel and staff. Fantastic position. Wonderful food and great whiskey collection. Already have another trip to Edinburgh in mind for next year and will definitely stay again!!!!
  20 Feb 2018

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Pocket Guide: Historic Hotels Hotels in Edinburgh

There’s no better way to tap the rich seam of history flowing through Scotland’s capital than with a stay in one of Edinburgh’s historic hotels.

From castles and palaces to monuments to ruins, the city’s treasures from the past all vie for your attention here.

Choose from accommodation in historic buildings like the Roxburghe in Charlotte Square or The Balmoral on Princes Street. Some date as far back as the 16th century. Admire period features from turrets to stained glass windows and thoughtful details that reveal glimpses of a hotel’s former life.

The city has been – and occasionally still is – home to royalty. It’s fostered intellectual visionaries and literary greats alike . And there’s an altogether more mysterious past just waiting to be explored too...

Step Back in Time in Historic Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s attractions tell tales spanning centuries.

Discover ancient relics in iconic Edinburgh Castle, uncover darker episodes of the city’s past with a fright-filled ghost tour or head underground with a visit to The Real Mary King’s Close.

Delve deeper into Edinburgh’s literary history with a trip to the Writers Museum, housed in a narrow wynd linking the Royal Mile to The Mound; don’t forget to look down where you'll spot beautiful quotes from renowned Scottish poets etched into the paving stones.

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