Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Edinburgh


If you are planning to stay in Edinburgh while paying attention to your savings, and well you should get there. Indeed there are many hotels not too expensive and several hostels in the Scottish capital.

The following hotels will allow you to accommodate you at a lower cost while enjoying a simple but decent comfort, without travel too far from the city center.

Cheap Hotels in Edinburgh

We start our tour of cheap hotels in Edinburgh with the Gilmore Guest House , an economic address a little eccentric, located next to the international conference center of Edinburgh and King's Theater. The proposed rooms are simple but comfortable rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a TV and a private bathroom. The rates for a single room start at 28 euros.

then quote the guest house Edinburgh Thistle Guest House in the Leith district, 3km from the historic center of Edinburgh. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, TV and private bathroom for some. There is also available a beauty salon for ladies. Rates for a double room with bathroom starting from 28 euros.

Another example is the Braveheart Guest House , an establishment located in the center of Edinburgh, close to shops and main attractions. This guest house offers simple rooms with proper comfort, with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV. Count 32 euros for a double room (provided you book in advance).

We continue our tour of cheap hotels in Edinburgh with the Hotel Sakura , an economic address located near the castle of Edinburgh and shopping streets. You will find many restaurants and pubs in the neighborhood. This guest house offers simple, homely accommodation with Wi-Fi and private or shared bathrooms. Room prices start from 32 euros.

In Leith, we recommend the Abbots House , a cheap hotel located in an old house. The area is quiet, the rooms are clean and comfortable, they will have a private bathroom and a TV. You will find many restaurants and pubs in the neighborhood. The price for a single room starts from 33 euros.

Finally we also recommend The Abileen Guest House , a guest house located near the city center. Located in an old Victorian house, the Abileen offers a 24/24, free parking, free Wi-Fi and single or double rooms for rates starting from 35 euros

Two hostels in Edinburgh

As for the hostels, we chose the following two institutions:

The Hostel , a central hostel located across from Haymarket train station 5 minutes walk from Princes Street. This welcoming establishment offers beds in spacious dormitories with wifi connection. The bathrooms are shared. The common areas of the inn include: pool table, lounge with TV and DVD, and a shared kitchen. Count 10 euros per night for a bed in larger dormitories.

inn St Christopher's Edinburgh , also a central location, close to Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. This welcoming establishment offers beds in spacious dormitories. The bathrooms are shared. The common areas of the hostel include: a living room with TV and DVD. Count 12 euros per night for a bed in a mixed dormitory of 14 beds.

A step up

Going into the higher we recommend the Premier Inn Edinburgh City Center in the center of Edinburgh, just next to the train station of Haymarket and the International Conference Center. This 3-star property offers large, comfortable rooms, air-conditioned and soundproof. The general cleanliness is good. This premier inn also has a brasserie and a meeting room. Edinburgh Castle is a short walk away.

In another genre include the St Giles Apartments in the old town of Edinburgh, near the main places of interest. This 4-star offers a warm welcome and offers beautiful modern and comfortable apartments, are those with a well-equipped kitchen and internet access wi-fi. The apartments are spacious, air conditioned and well soundproofed. It offer great views of Edinburgh and its castle.

Our selection in detail:

The Hostel
  • 3 Clifton Terrace Edinburgh www.edinburghcitycentrehostels.co.uk
  • Price from 10 euros
  • No. of bedrooms: 10
  • Transport: opposite Haymarket Station
  • Quarter Hotel: downtown, the West End .
  • Internet Review: booking rating: 6.6 tripadvisor rating: 2/5
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    St Christopher's Edinburgh
    • www
      .st-christophers.co.uk
    • Price from 12 euros
    • Quarter Hotel: old town of Edinburgh, close to Princes Street .
    • Internet Review: booking rating: 8.1, tripadvisor rating: 3.5 / 5
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    • Cleanliness: +++
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      Gilmore Guest House
      • www.gilmoreguesthouse.co.uk
      • Price from 28 euros
      • No. of bedrooms: 7
      • Quarter Hotel: close to the International Conference Center of Edinburgh .
      • Internet Review: booking rating: 6.3, tripadvisor rating: 2/5
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        Edinburgh Thistle Guest House
        • 10 East Hermitage Place Edinburgh www.edinburghthistleguesthouse.co.uk
        • Price from 28 euros
        • No. of bedrooms: 8
        • Quarter Hotel: Leith, 3km from the historic center .
        • Internet Review: booking rating: 6.3, tripadvisor rating: 2.5 / 5
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        • Cleanliness: +++
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          Braveheart Guest House ***
          • www.braveheartguesthouse.com
          • Price from € 32
          • No. of bedrooms: 6
          • Quarter Hotel: downtown
          • Internet Review: booking rating: 7.7 tripadvisor rating: 3.5 / 5
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            Sakura Guest House ***
            • 18 W Preston St Edinburgh
            • Price from € 32
            • No. of bedrooms: 6
            • Quarter Hotel: downtown, near the castle of Edinburgh .
            • Internet Review: booking rating: 8.1, tripadvisor rating: 3.5 / 5
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              Abbots House Hotel - B & B ***
              • 10 Links Pl Edinburgh
              • Price from 33 euros
              • No. of bedrooms: 32
              • Quarter Hotel: Leith
              • Internet Review: booking rating: 6.9 tripadvisor rating: 2.5 / 5
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                Abileen Guest House
                • 46 Minto Street, Newington, Edinburgh www.abileenhouse-edinburgh.co.uk
                • Price from 34 euros
                • No. of bedrooms: 5
                • Quarter Hotel: South of the city center of Edinburgh .
                • Internet Review: booking rating: 7.5 tripadvisor rating: 2/5
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                  More hotels in Edinburgh

                  Budget:

                  • Cheap: 10-20 euros / night (dorm bed only) .
                  • Budget: between 30 and 40 euros / night (small single / double) .
                  • Average Price: 40-60 euros / night
                  • Comfortable: from 80 euros / night .
                  • Luxury: over 120 euros per night .

                    Writing tips:

                    • These small cheap places are full quickly, do not wait until the last minute to find your hotel and book your room in advance to benefit from a wider choice and increase your chances of getting the best rates.
                    • Before taking a little time to find your place on the internet, see the comments, the various services, the situation of the hotel.