Looking for a good value hotel near Edinburgh Castle? Check out our top value picks!
For the following selections, TravelMag.com’s hotel team compared the top 100 hotels, guest houses and inns in the area based on price, amenities and, in particular, client reviews from the past 24 months. Those with the best value were selected for inclusion on our list of top value picks.
This modern, chic hotel is named after the area of Edinburgh in which it can be found. Soundproofed rooms, iPods and plasma TVs all add to the stylish vibe of a centrally located hotel just a stone’s throw from the famous castle. One of the most unique aspects of the hotel are the wall-sized magnetic maps of the area, with which you can plan your stay in the Scottish capital.
In the West End of the city, the Ardmillan offers a friendly guesthouse environment, including a quality breakfast and free wi-fi. The surrounding neighbourhood of Dalry is a traditional, pleasant part of the city containing various green spaces, including one of the most famous of all – Murrayfield, the home of Scottish rugby. Haymarket station is also just a short walk to the north.
The Old Waverley is on probably the most famous of Edinburgh’s thoroughfares – Princes Street, in the city’s New Town area. Many of the rooms offer splendid views of the castle, while the rest of Edinburgh’s centrally located attractions, such as the Edinburgh Dungeon, the National Monument and most of the city’s museums and galleries, are within a 10-minute walk of the Old Waverley Hotel.
The City Hotel is ideally placed for a stroll around Edinburgh’s wonderful Meadows public park just to the south. Other attractions close to this classy, modern hotel include the National Museum of Scotland, a number of the city’s most popular restaurants and of course the castle itself, just a few minutes’ walk to the north. The hotel’s rooms also come with wi-fi included.
There are few better options in the city’s Old Town than the Hotel Du Vin. Among Edinburgh’s four-star offerings this ranks comfortably among the best value thanks to its fine mezzanine bar, impressive bistro and luxury rooms. Edinburgh Castle and the shops of Princes Street are within easy reach, and you’ll spend plenty of time admiring the fine architecture of this venerable old part of the Scottish capital.