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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel near Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle


Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle

Located near Edinburgh Castle and the Grassmarket area, this Edinburgh hotel is a 10-minute walk from Princes Street shopping and the Royal Mile; Arthur's Seat is a 15-minute walk away.

Restaurant and bar

Elements Restaurant and Bar serve modern and traditional Scottish fare; 24-hour room service is available. The hotel features an indoor pool, spa tub, and sauna. Fitness equipment is available.


Guestrooms include 26-inch LCD TVs and work desks. Executive rooms are equipped with a Nespresso coffee machine and Bose iPod docking station.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Novotel Edinburgh Centre is close to Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket, within walking distance of Princes Street and the Royal Mile. A full breakfast is available each morning at the Elements Restaurant and Bar, which also serves modern and traditional fare for lunch and dinner. 24-hour room service is available.

Guests can relax in the indoor heated pool, spa tub, and sauna. Fitness equipment, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk are provided. Guests also enjoy free WiFi during their stay. 5 meeting rooms and a conference center are available as well.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Restaurant 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 180 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 73 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Arcade/game room  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Elements - Offers both modern and traditional fare. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.


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


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night

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 rollaway/extra beds available


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 13.95 for adults and GBP 0.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 15.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre
  • Novotel Hotel Edinburgh Centre
  • Accor Edinburgh Centre
  • Edinburgh Novotel
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Scotland
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel

We should mention

Up to 2 children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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