Tollcross is a fantastic area in the heart of Edinburgh buzzing with shops, theatres, independent cinemas and trendy restaurants. Hotel options here range from cozy boutiques. to the height of 5 star luxury. Situated on the central Lothian Road, Tollcross is also within easy reach of iconic attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens.
The name Tollcross originates from a historic levy collected from travelers entering the city via the area (don’t worry, it's free to enter these days). The area is now home to a vibrant student population as well as young professionals working in the nearby financial district.
Tollcross Arts Scene
Hotels in Tollcross are ideally placed for lovers of the arts. If you like art house films, pay a visit to the Filmhouse Cinema on Lothian Road, or The Cameo on Home Street, which Quentin Tarantino once declared as one of his favorite cinemas in the world.
For those looking to relax in style, make your way to the One Spa in Conference Square, one of Scotland’s leading city centre spa’s complete with rooftop infinity pool. Afterwards sit down for dinner at one of the area’s many fine restaurants or cool café bars. A beautiful getaway in a beautiful city