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Average price (weeknight)

R3 330

Average price (weekend night)

R7 298
Cheapest month to stay with an average 70% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 45% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Best Edinburgh hotels

Most recommended Edinburgh hotels

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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre - Edinburgh - Bedroom
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
8.1 Very Good
New TownR5 853+
R5 853+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Scholar - Edinburgh - Bedroom
The Scholar
8.8 Very Good
NewingtonR5 451+
R5 451+
Free Wi-Fi
The Salisbury Hotel
8.1 Very Good
NewingtonR5 853+
R5 853+
Free Wi-Fi
B+B Edinburgh
8.4 Very Good
West EndR5 470+
R5 470+
Free Wi-Fi
Park View House
6 Okay
LeithR3 615+
R3 615+
Free Wi-Fi
Hotel Indigo Edinburgh
8.3 Very Good
New TownR6 771+
R6 771+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Stay Central
8.1 Very Good
Old TownR7 020+
R7 020+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Scotsman Hotel
8.6 Very Good
Old TownR11 802+
R11 802+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Intercontinental Edinburgh The George
8.5 Very Good
New TownR10 195+
R10 195+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Edinburgh House Hotel
6.3 Okay
LeithR2 582+
R2 582+
Free Wi-Fi
R4 571+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Edinburgh hotels near Edinburgh Castle

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How much is a Edinburgh hotel?

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When to book a hotel in Edinburgh

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Top tips for finding Edinburgh hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Edinburgh, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Edinburgh in February and March.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Edinburgh if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Edinburgh accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Edinburgh found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R1 907, while the most expensive was R8 303.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Edinburgh for 19 days.
  • Crowned by Edinburgh Castle, Old Town Edinburgh is one of the most picturesque places in Scotland. Staying in this area offers guests a quintessential visit to the Scottish capital.
  • J.K. Rowling fans should stay at Grassmarket Hotel situated just down the hill from Edinburgh Castle, near many sights that inspired the Harry Potter books.
  • West of the city centre, you will find chic hotels like Murrayfield Hotel, near BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh’s main sporting arena and concert venue.
  • EasyHotel Edinburgh and Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel are good places to stay on Princes Street, home to attractions like the Scott Monument, the Princes Street Gardens, and the Edinburgh Gin Distillery.
  • Featuring a swimming pool, fitness center, and spa, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a highly rated, centrally located business hotel in Edinburgh.
  • Students and budget travellers could consider staying at Edinburgh University’s Pollock Halls, which are open to the public during the summer. Meanwhile Salisbury Green offers year-round accommodation that are perfect for visiting the university.

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