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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

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Indoor pool
In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Overview of Novotel Edinburgh Centre

UNESCO Sustainable Property

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile9 min walk
  • Popular LocationPrinces Street10 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle11 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)29 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighbourhood, Novotel Edinburgh Centre is in the city centre. Grassmarket and Princes Street are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Princes Street Gardens and Calton Hill. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grassmarket - 5 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 9 min walk
  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 9 min walk
  • Princes Street - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 15 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 29 min drive

Restaurants

  • The TAP Bar & Kitchen — 1 min walk
  • Timberyard - 3 min walk
  • The Fat Pony - 3 min walk
  • Le Café Bleu - 4 min walk
  • The Coffee Mill - 4 min walk

About this property

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Grassmarket
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a sauna are on-site. All 180 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and sofa beds. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like all-in-one washer/dryers and coffee makers.
Novotel Edinburgh Centre offers 180 forms of accommodation with all-in-one washer/dryers and laptop-compatible safes. Digital televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

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
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (GBP 22 per night)
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Off-site parking for GBP 18.00 per day; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 13.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • All-in-one washer and dryer
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (786 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • 4G smartphone data speed
  • All-in-one washer and dryer
  • Chef
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Smartphone
  • Smartphone data usage (limited)
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 10

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 13.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 22 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 18.00 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7 AM to 10 PM
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
Parking height restrictions apply
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Edinburgh
Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh

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4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 441 out of 984 reviews
5 - Excellent 45%
Rating 4 - Good. 408 out of 984 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 82 out of 984 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 30 out of 984 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 984 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great central location, staff could not be more helpful and were able to cater well for gluten free diet at breakfast
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Really liked the style of the room, the comfort of the bed and the shower was good too.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely staff. Staff were all so friendly. Room was beautiful and bed was very comfortable. All clean. Breakfast wasn’t the best. All in all, lovely stay, would definitely go back.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely. Clean. Very nice indeed for a budget hotel. Wonderful pool and gym.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2020