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Top Hotels Close to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Castle Rock Hostel
2 out of 5
0.081 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The price is CA $103 per night from Jan 5 to Jan 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"This hostel was great all around!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2020

Castle Rock Hostel
Amazing Penthouse, Stunning Views, Castle 2 Mins
0.048 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
A very enjoyable stay

"A very enjoyable stay in a flat in a great location with fantastic views."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2019

Amazing Penthouse, Stunning Views, Castle 2 Mins
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $139 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,259 reviews)

"Swimming pool was lovely, nice, big room albeit at the back of the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

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Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
0.4 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The price is CA $114 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
4.4/5Excellent! (2,153 reviews)

"The Frasier suites are situated in St Giles Street ideally located and within walking distance for Edinburgh Castle, St Giles cathedral and the Royal Mile."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Fraser Suites Edinburgh
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
3.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.5/5Wonderful! (993 reviews)
Loved this place!

"Staff so welcoming. Room impeccably clean. ust across the street from the airport bus final stop. Perfect!We were just there on a stopover for 2 nights trying to get back to the US before travel restrictions. How nice to have a comfortable place to stay amidst the travel chaos."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $97 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,268 reviews)

"Excellent Hotel in a great Location and friendly staff willing to go the extra mile."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Market Street Hotel
4 out of 5
0.4 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $198 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.8/5Exceptional! (120 reviews)

"Almost brand new property, modern large rooms. A few minor snags and, of course, in Covid time’s things are a little different but would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 5, 2020

Market Street Hotel
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
0.7 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $57 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.3/5Excellent! (976 reviews)

"Great staff. Good focus on client and polite. I had some problems in my room that was quickly solved by the well trained staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 29, 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
The Inn Place
4 out of 5
0.6 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
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4.4/5Excellent! (972 reviews)

"Location was excellent...close to tram station and pick up location for airport bus. Soap was not replaced daily. Bed was beyond terrible."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

The Inn Place
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
3 out of 5
0.8 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The price is CA $57 per night from Jan 5 to Jan 6
4.2/5Excellent! (1,079 reviews)

"the layout of the room was unique, Thales hotel was gorgeous."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 3, 2020

ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
4 out of 5
0.8 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $147 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.6/5Wonderful! (974 reviews)

"Having spent 2 nights here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary we could not have asked for a better hotel. From the moment we arrived the staff were lovely and even offered us an upgrade due to our celebration which I thought was so nice. Bar staff in the evening were so helpful. Would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 2, 2020

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
No.1 Apartments – George IV Bridge
3.5 out of 5
0.4 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
The price is CA $95 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.7/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)

"Perfect for travel!"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 20, 2020

No.1 Apartments – George IV Bridge
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $178 per night from Jan 5 to Jan 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)

"Enjoyed everything from the check in to the beautiful room with the added complimentary malt whisky, Breakfast was of a high standard ,service was excellent,definitely my favourite hotel and can’t wait to return."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

The Scotsman Hotel
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
4 out of 5
0.8 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $117 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.3/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"Good location and friendly staff. Bed was comfy too."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 30, 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
InterContinental Edinburgh The George
5 out of 5
0.5 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
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4.5/5Wonderful! (1,021 reviews)

"The staff in this hotel are faultless. From the front desk, to the concierge team (credit to Craig) to the room service team. They make for a truly homely experience. Five stars all round."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 17, 2020

InterContinental Edinburgh The George
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
5 out of 5
1.1 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $264 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.4/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Great location, attentive staff and a beautiful room. 👍"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
4 out of 5
1.1 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.5/5Wonderful! (981 reviews)

"Property is well located. About a 15 minute walk from Waverley and there are plenty of shops/places to eat within a 5 minute walk from the hotel. The staff were all friendly and the hotel was very clean. Breakfast is pretty good too with a choice of continental of a full english/scottish. Only downside ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
Jurys Inn Edinburgh
3 out of 5
0.9 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellation
The price is CA $60 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
3.7/5Good! (1,236 reviews)

"It was fine. Room was small and very noisy even though we were on the third floor we could hear people talking/catting outside the building."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2020

Jurys Inn Edinburgh
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
5 out of 5
1 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $227 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.6/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"Despite the Covid restrictions, hotel and staff did their best to make this an enjoyable experience."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 25, 2020

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Eden Locke
4 out of 5
0.9 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $85 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (552 reviews)

"Stayed here for one night, however wish I stayed here longer. Staff were so amazing and the facilities were incredible. Would definitely go back!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 2, 2020

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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and popular art scene. The neighborhood is home to 320 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

You can choose from 1171 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, including these options:

  • Fraser Suites Edinburgh: This 4-star aparthotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. 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.
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, a bar, and a sauna. Our customers like its overall value and helpful staff.

Things to See and Do Near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

While you're in town visiting Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, you can discover the sights within a couple miles of the area.

Edinburgh Castle, Royal Yacht Britannia, and Scotch Whisky Experience feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. Sights like Grassmarket, Royal Mile, and St. Giles' Cathedral are landmarks to visit in the area. You can catch a show at Usher Hall, Festival Theatre, and King's Theatre.

Princes Street, George Street, and University of Edinburgh are a few additional nearby sights. You might also stop by Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, located 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, or Murrayfield Stadium which is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) away.

Traveling around Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

If you're hopping a train into the city, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest station to Old Town. There may not be many public transit stops near by Camera Obscura and World of Illusions so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Camera Obscura and World of Illusions?
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions is located in a historic area of Edinburgh known for its top museums and popular art scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 2052 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions?
Adjacent to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options within a short distance include Mode Edinburgh and YOTEL Edinburgh.
How many hotels will I find near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions?
Expedia has 2052 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.
What can I see and do near Camera Obscura and World of Illusions?
Study the collections at Scotch Whisky Experience, National Museum of Scotland, or Writers’ Museum. While you’re exploring, swing by Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, and Royal Mile to learn a bit about the area. You can check out the local talent at Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Usher Hall, and Festival Theatre.
How can I get to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions?
To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Edinburgh Waverley Station. There might not be many public transit options close to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions so consider renting a car to see more of the area.

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