Accommodation in Edinburgh
Below we have listed all of the accommodation we have in and near to Edinburgh. You can view information, pictures and maps for each accommodation and visit their website, or you contact them directly from this website to book your stay.
The historic city of Edinburgh is a magical place for a holiday. From short breaks to longer trips, there is enough to do and see in Edinburgh to leave you wanting more. Find some cheap Edinburgh flights and see how this enchanting city can spoil you for choice.
Edinburgh is a truly unique city. Built on and around a series of hills and steep cliffs, the city looks as if it has grown out of the living rock. The Old Town is a labyrinth of medieval shops and houses. Turreted facades line the Royal Mile leading to the historic castle. The New Town, built as a more structured and respectable solution to the problem of overcrowding in the city, is a neoclassical vision.
A city of many faces, Edinburgh is different things to different people. Each time you go you discover another side of the city, giving it real repeat visit potential.
It is also a city of many names. It was known as the ‘Athens of the North’ for its strong tradition of producing great thinkers and Enlightenment ideals. This tradition of culture and intellectual prowess sits alongside its history as a place of inequity and vice. Another of the city’s names is 'Auld Reekie', which aptly describes the side of Edinburgh characterised by decadent nightlife, hedonism and lurid revelry. These two very different monikers epitomise Edinburgh’s contradiction. Is it any wonder that Robert Louis Stevenson found inspiration for his novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in Edinburgh?
No description of Edinburgh is complete without mentioning the festival. Technically, Edinburgh Festival is the collective name for a number of arts, culture and comedy festivals that run simultaneously. It has become the largest cultural event in the world and sees the city transform into a hive of creative and expressive energy. Taking place throughout the summer, some of the world’s finest artists, writers, musicians and comedians take over. It is an experience not to be missed, but be sure to book early; space and accommodation is at a premium and you don’t want to miss out.
When you have taken in as much of the atmosphere as you can, Edinburgh still offers you plenty more to do. View the city upside down through the Victorian Camera Obscura or climb the extinct volcano known as 'Arthur’s Seat'. Scotch whisky is world-renowned and for good reason. You won’t be able to go back to ordinary whisky once you’ve sampled a dram. Follow it up with a pint in one Edinburgh’s traditional pubs. For the braver visitor, a ghost tour of some of the city's dark and gruesome secrets is sure to thrill and chill in equal measure.
Edinburgh is a place you’ll want to visit again and again. Each trip will reveal something new. There are few places on earth with as much beauty, mystery and character. Hop on a plane or train and find out which Edinburgh you are going to discover.