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Top Hotels Close to Edinburgh Castle

Castle Rock Hostel
2 out of 5
0.2 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is CA $103 per night from Jan 4 to Jan 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (292 reviews)

"This hostel was great all around!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 26, 2020

Castle Rock Hostel
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Edinburgh Castle
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

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
4 out of 5
0.3 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
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Fraser Suites Edinburgh
4 out of 5
0.6 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
0.7 km from Edinburgh Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
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
Wilde Aparthotels By Staycity Grassmarket
4 out of 5
0.2 km from Edinburgh Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $104 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.8/5Exceptional! (84 reviews)
Great Apartment

"Great Facilities and Super Clean"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 2, 2020

Wilde Aparthotels By Staycity Grassmarket
Edinburgh Castle Apartments and Suites
4 out of 5
0.6 km from Edinburgh Castle
The price is CA $88 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.4/5Wonderful! (303 reviews)

"The room was spacious and lovely! We enjoyed it very much. The only issue we had was that we were initially told our room would be on the first floor but when we got there it was on the third floor. I have back issues so climbing (no elevator) three flights Of steep stairs was difficult and disappointing. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

Edinburgh Castle Apartments and Suites
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
5 out of 5
0.8 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
Market Street Hotel
4 out of 5
0.7 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
5 out of 5
0.7 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
0.7 km from Edinburgh Castle
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

Eden Locke
ibis Edinburgh Centre Royal Mile – Hunter Square
3 out of 5
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
No.1 Apartments – George IV Bridge
3.5 out of 5
0.6 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
InterContinental Edinburgh The George
5 out of 5
0.6 km from Edinburgh Castle
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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
ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
3 out of 5
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
The Scotsman Hotel
4 out of 5
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
1 km from Edinburgh Castle
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
Mode Edinburgh
3.5 out of 5
0.9 km from Edinburgh Castle
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4.8/5Exceptional! (554 reviews)

"Great service, excellent cleanliness and great processes during the Coronavirus. Really great stay."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

Mode Edinburgh
YOTEL Edinburgh
4 out of 5
0.9 km from Edinburgh Castle
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $67 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.5/5Wonderful! (470 reviews)

"Great staff! Lovely design. Upgraded from premium queen to King VIP. EXCELLENT."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

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Edinburgh Castle 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 Edinburgh Castle

There are 1173 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Edinburgh Castle, 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 Edinburgh Castle

Now that you've visited Edinburgh Castle, you can discover the sights within a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Royal Yacht Britannia, Scotch Whisky Experience, or National Museum of Scotland. Grassmarket, Royal Mile, and St. Giles' Cathedral are well-known local landmarks worth a visit. You can check out the local talent at Usher Hall, Festival Theatre, and King's Theatre.

George Street and Princes Street are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. You might also stop by University of Edinburgh, located 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Edinburgh Castle, or Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre which is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) away.

Traveling around Edinburgh Castle

If you're taking a train into town, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest station to Old Town. There may not be many public transit choices close to Edinburgh Castle so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Edinburgh Castle?
Edinburgh Castle 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 2051 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best place to stay near Edinburgh Castle?
Adjacent to Edinburgh Castle, 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 are there near Edinburgh Castle?
Expedia has 2051 hotels and other accommodations within a mile from Edinburgh Castle.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Edinburgh Castle, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available near Edinburgh Castle.
What can I see and do near Edinburgh Castle?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at Scotch Whisky Experience, National Museum of Scotland, or Writers’ Museum. Grassmarket, Royal Mile, and Palace of Holyroodhouse are landmarks that you won’t want to miss. You can check out the local talent at Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, Usher Hall, and Festival Theatre.
How can I get to Edinburgh Castle?
If you’re taking a train into town, Edinburgh Waverley Station is the closest stop to Old Town. There might not be many public transit options near Edinburgh Castle so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

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