Get an overview of this hotelCentral Edinburgh hotel based in a 19th-century building

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

15 minutes to the castle

Edinburgh City Hotel is in the center of the city, on the edge of the Old Town and a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Waverley Station is 20 minutes on foot, and it’s around 15 minutes to historic Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile with its shops and cafés.

Breakfast, ales on tap

Simpsons Restaurant serves a continental or hot breakfast, with extras like kippers and haggis, and hearty Scottish fare made from locally produced ingredients in the evening (reservations are required). The snug bar serves ales on tap and quality wines and spirits, and is open 24 hours for guests.

Spacious rooms, free WiFi

The 52 spacious, functional rooms welcome guests with colorful fabrics and a hospitality tray, and some rooms also have a sofa bed. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi and unwind in front of a TV. Handy amenities include a trouser press and laptop-sized safe.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Victorian hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Edinburgh City Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Luggage storage 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 52 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Portable fan 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served Monday-Friday 7-10 AM and Saturday-Sunday 8-11 AM.

Simpson - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Edinburgh City
  • Edinburgh City Hotel
  • Hotel Edinburgh City
  • Edinburgh City Hotel Scotland

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.


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