Get an overview of this hotel3-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to Princes Street Gardens


Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Edinburgh Dungeon, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Real Mary King's Close. National Gallery of Scotland and Scott Monument are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a bar/lounge, coffee/tea in a common area, and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, express check-out, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include Egyptian cotton sheets and rainfall showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal features tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Edinburgh hotel also offers express check-out and an elevator (lift).

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is a smoke-free property.

  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 208 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Year Built 2013 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Wheelchair accessible 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

One Lounge - This lobby lounge serves light fare only.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 6 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night
  • 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 9.50 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Edinburgh-Royal Motel One
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
  • Motel One Hotel Edinburgh-Royal
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Scotland

We should mention

One child 6 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

National Rating

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

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