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Image for Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh
4 out of 5
0.4 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£119/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,451 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of The Meadows and University of Edinburgh. National Museum of Scotland and Festival Theatre are also ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,451 reviews)

"Excellent location - 5 min walk to centre. Staff friendly and helpful. Rooms clean and spacious"…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh
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4 out of 5
0.4 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£154/night
25 Aug-26 Aug
4.5/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this romantic hotel is steps away from Greyfriar's Bobby, Greyfriars Kirk and National Museum of Scotland. Grassmarket and Festival Theatre ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

"Staff were absolutely amazing, helpful, friendly. Clean lovely property"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Edinburgh
Image for ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
3 out of 5
0.6 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£85/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (1,847 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Edinburgh Vaults and Princes Street. Royal Mile and Festival Theatre are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,847 reviews)

"Location was perfect (very walkable). Staff very personable and accommodating; dining available on premises was convenient...Would recommend the IBIS on South Bridge!!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2019

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
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4 out of 5
0.9 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£110/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,132 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps away from Grassmarket, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Scotch Whisky Experience. Greyfriars Kirk and Royal ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (2,132 reviews)

"Location was great and room quite comfortable. Staff accommodating"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
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4 out of 5
0.7 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£176/night
2 Sep-3 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,014 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is steps away from Museum of Childhood, Royal Mile and Princes Street. Real Mary King's Close and St. Giles' Cathedral are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2,014 reviews)

"Excellent location. Good breakfast. Bathroom lighting insufficient (eco-friendly perhaps)."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
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4 out of 5
0.8 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£152/night
31 Aug-1 Sep
4.2/5Excellent! (856 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from City Art Centre, Princes Street and Royal Mile. Real Mary King's Close and St. Giles' Cathedral ...

4.2/5Excellent! (856 reviews)

"Location was perfect, easy access to train and so much to do! Easy walk to the castle. the buffet breakfast was lovely."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
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4 out of 5
0.9 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£120/night
1 Sep-2 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (2,149 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grassmarket, Royal Mile and Greyfriars Kirk. Scotch Whisky Experience and The Hub are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,149 reviews)

"It was close to everything. People should be aware that it does not have air conditioning, which is not a problem most of the time, but the room can get a little stuffy."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
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5 out of 5
0.8 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£170/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,392 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this luxury hotel is steps away from Writers' Museum, Royal Mile and Princes Street. Gladstone's Land and Real Mary King's Close are also ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,392 reviews)

"The Hotel's location is perfect for the Castle etc.. The beds are extremely comfortable and aid a restful nights sleep"…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh
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0.9 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£114/night
26 Aug-27 Aug
4.4/5Excellent! (1,703 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps away from City Art Centre, Princes Street and St. Giles' Cathedral. Real Mary King's Close and Royal Mile are also within ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,703 reviews)

"Property was excellent for location to train station and royal mile"…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
Image for Jurys Inn Edinburgh
3 out of 5
0.9 km from George Square
Free cancellation
£95/night
15 Sep-16 Sep
3.8/5Good! (2,071 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from Museum of Childhood, Princes Street and Royal Mile. Real Mary King's Close and St. Giles' Cathedral ...

3.8/5Good! (2,071 reviews)

"Location! Window views. Breakfast. Staff. Oh, and the room was very nice!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

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George Square is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and popular theatre scene. The neighbourhood is home to 294 hotels and other accommodation options, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying near George Square

Choose from 788 hotels and accommodation options within a mile of George Square, including these options:

  • Fraser Suites Edinburgh: This 4-star aparthotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a fitness centre. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • Jurys Inn Edinburgh: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. Our customers like its dining options and central location.
  • Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile: This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its bar and overall value.

Things to see and do near George Square

While you're in town visiting George Square, you can discover everything there is to see and do within a few miles of the area.

Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland feature captivating exhibits. Sights like Grassmarket, Royal Mile and St. Giles' Cathedral are must-sees while exploring the area. You can watch performances at Festival Theatre, King's Theatre and Usher Hall if you're interested in local theatre.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to University of Edinburgh and Princes Street. Spend some time checking out George Street, which is 0.8 mi from George Square, or make a stop by Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, located 0.9 mi away.

Getting to George Square

To see more of the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Edinburgh Waverley Station. There might not be many public transport choices close to George Square so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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