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ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
0.2 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"Great location, amazing friendly and helpful staff, comfy rooms with everything you need and are spotlessly clean. Massive thank you to the staff for their efforts post lockdown ...you are doing a fabulous job! Thank you"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
0.081 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
The price is £88 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,141 reviews)

"This was our second stay at this hotel. Our room was a great suite that had plenty of room. The hotel is in a great location near the upper part of “the Royal Mile.” We look forward to staying there again in the future."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Fraser Suites Edinburgh
Stay Central
3 out of 5
0.1 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
The price is £59 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (800 reviews)
Friendly and bustling

"Comfortable and clean . Hard to find location and somewhat noisy at night, but then again it is central and attached to a pub."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Stay Central
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
0.2 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"Overall it was an excellent stay and with the ongoing pandemic, plenty of hand sanitiser and socially distanced spaces were provided. The staff were very nice and friendly and the room servicing was also very good. One downside was that the bathroom had a slightly unpleasant smell, but other than ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
0.2 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £116 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"A great place to stay and explore the city. Walkable distance to many attractions and restaurants. Wonderful services from staff. Warmly greet and inform us the steps changed due to COVID-19. The hotel has solid quality and procedure for social distancing and sanitation."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
The price is £141 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Perfect stay

"Just totally enjoyed the stay hotel was perfect I will be back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Grassmarket hotel
3 out of 5
0.3 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
The price is £59 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"The property was very well located and the interior decor was quirky and cute (cartoon themed) I stayed in a cozy double which meant it was tucked into a nook which was perfect for me but those with longer legs that stretch over a normal bed might want to opt for one of the more standard room options. ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Apr 2020

Grassmarket hotel
The Balmoral Hotel
5 out of 5
0.2 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £201 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)

"Liked old style 1st class service. Only stayed 2 nights. Would have liked longer."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Balmoral Hotel
Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
3.5 out of 5
0.5 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,013 reviews)

"Great location - great value - shame about the homeless guys outside the window every night that were up all night keeping us away till 5-6am - which was not the hotels fault"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Aparthotel Adagio Edinburgh Royal Mile
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
0.4 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,321 reviews)

"I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Apex Grassmarket. Perfect location, very spacious room, delicious breakfast and very friendly staff. Would definitely book this hotel again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

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St. Giles' Cathedral is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and lively festivals. The neighbourhood is home to 294 hotels and other accommodation options, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying near St. Giles' Cathedral

Choose from 1123 hotels and other accommodation options within a mile of St. Giles' Cathedral, 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 St. Giles' Cathedral

After you've visited St. Giles' Cathedral, you can discover the sights within a few miles of the area.

Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Real Mary King's Close are notable landmarks to explore if you're in the area. You can watch performances at Festival Theatre, Usher Hall and King's Theatre if you're interested in local theatre.

Princes Street and University of Edinburgh are some sights worth a visit in the area. Spend some time checking out George Street, which is 0.4 mi from St. Giles' Cathedral, or make a stop by Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, located 0.5 mi away.

Getting to St. Giles' Cathedral

If you're taking a train to the area, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest station to Old Town. There may not be many public transport options near by St. Giles' Cathedral so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around St. Giles' Cathedral?
St. Giles’ Cathedral is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and lively festivals. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, take a look at the 1946 hotels and other accommodation options you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near St. Giles' Cathedral?
Adjacent to St. Giles’ Cathedral, The Scotsman Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include The Balmoral Hotel and YOTEL Edinburgh.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near St. Giles' Cathedral, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view top deals in St. Giles’ Cathedral.
What can I see and do near St. Giles' Cathedral?
National Museum of Scotland, Scotch Whisky Experience and Writers’ Museum feature captivating exhibits. Royal Mile, Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks to explore if you’re in the area. You can check out the local talent at Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Festival Theatre and Usher Hall.
How can I get to St. Giles' Cathedral?
If you’re taking a train to the area, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest stop to Old Town. There might not be many public transport options close to St. Giles’ Cathedral so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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