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Featured Edinburgh Historic Hotels

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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,118 reviews)
Spent 10 days at the Apex. Great location to everything view was amazing. We only ate breakfast once the very first day after our long day of traveling at the restaurant and it was ok. Room view was amazing!!! very large room compared to other rooms we have stayed in while in UK and that itself is ...
  7 Dec 2017

£69

£69
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,783 reviews)
Fab location. Great room that was extremely clean.Lovely view of the castle. Received a complimentary upgrade. Room was very clean. Nice to have a bath and a separate shower. Staff very helpful.
  10 Dec 2017

£74

£74
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,467 reviews)
Fantastic HotelAmazing location between the Royal Mile and Princes Street. All staff very friendly. Fantastic value for money. Would definitely stay again.
  9 Dec 2017

£58

£58
Old Waverley Hotel

Old Waverley Hotel

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (1,604 reviews)
This hotel has perfect location and clean environment.
  10 Dec 2017

£52

£52
Radisson Blu Edinburgh

Radisson Blu Edinburgh

80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,727 reviews)
Best hotel I've ever been in!I've been to quite a few hotels in my travels. This was far and away my best experience! Staff, location, comfort, clean, this place has it all. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
  30 Nov 2017

£97

£97
Fraser Suites Edinburgh

Fraser Suites Edinburgh

Fraser Suites Edinburgh, Edinburgh
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,611 reviews)
Such a central location for everythingWe had a lovely weekend in Edinburgh, room was lovely and so central, so everything was within walking distance. Would definitely use these apartments in the future.
  5 Dec 2017

£82

£82
St. Giles Apartment

St. Giles Apartment

375 High Street, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (203 reviews)
This was perfect for us, we were a party of five plus a baby and the location was great. Plenty of easy attractions and amenities, would definitely stay here again.
  9 Dec 2017

£74

£74
Royal Over-Seas League

Royal Over-Seas League

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (347 reviews)
Great locationNice hotel would stay again so convenient for shopping on princes street
  8 Dec 2017

£52

£52
Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

Mercure Edinburgh City - Princes Street Hotel

53 Princes Street, Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (982 reviews)
A nice hotel, close to the train stationI stayed at the hotel with my partner to go to the Christmas Market, the hotel was straight in front of the market. the hotel was clean, there was a iron and hairdryer in the room, which is always a help. the breakfast was very good and a good price, the prices of drinks at the bar were reasonable. ...
  6 Dec 2017

£53

£53
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street, Edinburgh
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (965 reviews)
A wonderful historic hotel full of old world charmFabulous hotel. Highly recommended for families and couples wanting to explore Edinburgh from a grand and luxurious base.
  29 Nov 2017

£130

£130
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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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