Edinburgh Budget Hotels Guide

recommended two star, and other budget hotels in or near Edinburgh


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Holiday Inn Express

Edinburgh Airport

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offers smart, comfortable and well-equipped rooms and an ideal location for those looking to rest and relax before or after their flight

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this smart hotel in an historic Georgian building is opposite cinemas, restaurants and bars and is a short walk from Princes Street and shops

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bright and airy rooms and the convenience of a breakfast buffet and bar along with a handy Old Town location make this hotel a good choice

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original character and modern comforts combine to create a relaxing and comfortable stay here; there are easy bus links to the city centre

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set in 2 listed Victorian villas, located within a 10-minute walk of Haymarket station, and offers spacious rooms, 2 bars and beer gardens

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there are unobstructed views across the Firth of Forth from many of the comfortable rooms, the restaurant and bar at this family run hotel

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traditional, welcoming, small hotel located within a 15-minute walk of Leith's bustling waterfront with its many restaurants and bars

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contemporary, value accommodation, guest rooms come in S, M, L, XL and XXL sizes, set above a lively bar, nightclub and music venue

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placed moments from the Royal Yacht Britannia at the Ocean Terminal, bright and contemporary hotel with comfy, well-appointed rooms

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located near Edinburgh's top tourist attractions and excellent shops and restaurants, this smart hotel offers comfortable contemporary rooms

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in the heart of the historic Old Town, next to St Gile's Cathedral on The Royal Mile, this contoemporary hostel offers 'pod-style' accommodation

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functional, few frills accommodation is offered in compact rooms at this modern hotel ideally located for the airport, M8/9 and tram into the city

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prime Princes Street spot opposite Waverley Station, stay in tastefully decorated rooms and spend time with a drink in the bright, funky lounge

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opposite Haymarket station for excellent transport links train, tram, bus and airport bus; features simple, compact, but well-equipped rooms

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the smart sleek rooms in this modern budget hotel provide a great base; the hotel is in an ideal location just off Edinburgh's Royal Mile

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smart, value hotel with simple, modern rooms, an international restaurant and bar and a handy location close to the Old Town

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perfectly placed in the New Town with shops, restaurants, bars and the tram on the doorstep; comfortable rooms some with period features

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popular pub with a carvery restaurant, offering comfortable, traditional style rooms, located on good bus links into the city and out to the airport

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traditional hotel with comfortable rooms, a lively bar playing host to live music and quiz nights and a restaurant serving an international menu

KM Central

Edinburgh

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compact double rooms with bright, contemporary decor and a Scottish breakfast are offered at this guest accommodation close to the Old Town

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