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Most Popular Booked Edinburgh and Lothian Hotels

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Get Rates
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton, Scotland
     
    4.9
    of 5, from 18 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    This eco-friendly hotel features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. Bring the family and enjoy the mini golf and kid-friendly dining. Enjoy the 2 outdoor tennis courts and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

    Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel Get Rates
    Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

    Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

    61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
       
      4.5
      of 5, from 16 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, express check-out, and dry cleaning are also offered.

      Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Get Rates
      Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

      Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

      23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
         
        4.4
        of 5, from 7 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        A full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the fitness center, bar/lounge, and laundry facilities.

        Moxy Edinburgh Airport Get Rates
        Moxy Edinburgh Airport

        Moxy Edinburgh Airport

        1 Fairview Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
           
          4.2
          of 5, from 9 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking and luggage storage are also offered on site.

          Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport Get Rates
          Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport

          Hampton by Hilton Edinburgh Airport

          Almond Avenue, Ingliston, Newbridge, Scotland
             
            4.1
            of 5, from 10 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free full breakfast each morning.

            Novotel Edinburgh Centre Get Rates
            Novotel Edinburgh Centre

            Novotel Edinburgh Centre

            80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland
               
              3.8
              of 5, from 4 reviews
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and concierge services.

              Cairn Hotel $128
              Cairn Hotel

              Cairn Hotel

              10-18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
                 
                3.4
                of 5, from 5 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Self parking, a garden, and luggage storage are also offered.

                YOTEL Edinburgh Get Rates
                YOTEL Edinburgh

                YOTEL Edinburgh

                Erskine House, Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This hotel features a 24-hour fitness center and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Staff at the 24-hour front desk can provide around-the-clock assistance.

                  Places To Go In Edinburgh and Lothian

                  Welcome, traveler, to Edinburgh and Lothian. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in Edinburgh and Lothian

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Edinburgh and Lothian. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Edinburgh and Lothian? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Edinburgh and Lothian attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.