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Fraser Suites Edinburgh
Fraser Suites Edinburgh

Fraser Suites Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 1PT

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,428 reviews)

Centrally located in Edinburgh's Old Town, this boutique hotel is located just off the Royal Mile, a five-minute walk from …

£89
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

19 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1SD

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (96 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Tron Kirk, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. …

£96
Radisson Blu Edinburgh
Radisson Blu Edinburgh

80 High Street The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,507 reviews)

In the heart of the Royal Mile, between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, this turreted hotel is close to the Princes …

£93
Safestay Edinburgh
Safestay Edinburgh

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE

5.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (439 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Museum of Childhood, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Greyfriars Kirk …

£39
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh Royal Mile

300 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1NA

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (1,034 reviews)

In the Old Town near the Royal Mile, this family-friendly Edinburgh hotel is close to landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, …

£60
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Jurys Inn Edinburgh

43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,072 reviews)

Modern hotel in the heart of historic Edinburgh next to Waverley Station, one mile from the famous castle, and 400 metres fro …

£59
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square

6 Hunter Square, Edinburgh EH1 1QW

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (616 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Tron Kirk, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. Greyfriars Kirk an …

£62
The Scotsman Hotel
The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1TR

5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,087 reviews)

On North Bridge, and one block from both Princes Street and the Royal Mile, this hotel is a half-mile from Edinburgh Castle …

£103
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh
G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh

1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1AD

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (783 reviews)

The modern G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh offers a prime location just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile and about a 5-minute walk …

£143
Grassmarket hotel
Grassmarket hotel

94-96 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JR

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (837 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Armstrong's, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and Scotch Whisky Experienc …

£65

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Pocket Guide: Royal Mile

Visiting Royal Mile

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Royal Mile, though all visitors are sure to appreciate the restaurants, shopping, and museums. This welcoming city also attracts visitors with its bars and castle. Top attractions include St. Giles' Cathedral and Real Mary King's Close.
  • There are 46 Royal Mile hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, while March tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), 6.9 mi (11.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Royal Mile

  • Known for its museums, while Scotch Whisky Experience, Brass Rubbing Centre, and Museum of Childhood are some local cultural sights
  • Popular family attractions include Our Dynamic Earth, Royal Commonwealth Pool, and Edinburgh Zoo
  • Its historic sites and castle are notable and landmarks to visit include St. Giles' Cathedral, Real Mary King's Close, and Gladstone's Land
  • Princes Street Gardens, Arthur's Seat, and Calton Hill are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers, Princes Mall, and Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre
  • Cheer with the crowd at a game or event at Murrayfield Stadium or Easter Road Stadium

Staying in Royal Mile

With 46 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, Royal Mile offers holiday retreats at affordable prices:
  • 16 hotels, ranging from GBP 114/night to GBP 244/night
  • 18 apartments, ranging from GBP 85/night to GBP 253/night
  • 10 hostels, ranging from GBP 16/night to GBP 66/night
Consider one of these top-rated, larger hotels for your family trip or any other travel plans:
  • G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh, averaging GBP 304.98/night
  • Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, averaging GBP 172.54/night
You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Old Town Chambers, averaging GBP 316.77/night
  • Greyfriars Apartments, averaging GBP 213.1/night
A 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Old Town Chambers with a 4.9 out of 5 user rating while Greyfriars Apartments and G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh are also highly rated by guests.

Dressing for Royal Mile

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 9°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 17°C, while the average at night is 3°C
  • July through September has daytime averages of 18°C with nighttime averages of 8°C
  • In October–December, you can expect daytime averages of 13°C and nighttime averages of 2°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Royal Mile is 24 millimetres
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