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About our hotel
With its cobbled streets and gothic architecture it’s no wonder Edinburgh feels like something straight out of Harry Potter. easyHotel Edinburgh Princes Street West, in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, places you at the heart of this culturally rich city. Edinburgh is bursting with history and even our hotel building itself dates back to the end of the eighteenth century. With easy access to shopping, dining and tourist attractions this budget hotel is the perfect base for discovering Scotland’s capital city.
Where to eat
Edinburgh is known for its food and luckily for you there’s everything from Michelin-starred restaurants to light bites within walking distance of the hotel. Mussel Inn, in the heart of the city, is a favorite among guests who love fresh seafood, or why not try the rooftop dining at Chaophraya Thai restaurant? Alternatively, drop into The Elephant House cafe, where J. K. Rowling wrote the first Harry Potter drafts.
What to see
There’s no shortage of things to do in Edinburgh. The world famous Fringe Festival dominates in the summer, with its huge number of performances, plays, comedy and attractions, but this is just one of several festivals to be held all year round. Scottish New Year, or Hogmanay, is a must-see, with Edinburgh out-partying most of the world’s major cities. All year round, the Edinburgh Dungeons provide a fun and occasionally scary experience, or why not soak up the historical and literary atmosphere: authors including Ian Ranking, J. K. Rowling, Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson have all lived in the city.
For our guests’ convenience we have Ryan’s bar vouchers (£.5.95 per person) for a full Scottish breakfast which are available at the hotel reception. Ryan’s bar is a located 5-minutes away from the hotel.
The hotel is equipped with coffee and water machines situated in the reception area.
Parking and disabled facilities
Whilst there is no parking on site, the closest place to leave your car is NCP on Castle Street or Waverly station car park (just next to the Edinburgh Waverly Railway Station). Unfortunately, this hotel does not have accessible rooms.
There are no lifts in the hotel.
The easyHotel Edinburgh operates a strict no-smoking policy.
All bedrooms are air-conditioned, fully heated and equipped with wireless internet access (fees applicable) with an en-suite shower cabin containing WC. Fresh towel, shower & hair gel are provided. Due to reasons of health and safety all windows in our hotel are sealed shut and do not open.
- Small room with window (1 x double bed, approx 6.5 sq. metres)
- Small room no window (1 x double bed, approx 6.5 sq. metres)
- Standard room with window (1 x double bed, approx 8.5 sq. metres)
Wi-Fi internet access fees:
30 minutes: £3.00
90 minutes: £6.00
24 hours: £10.00
Nexus 7 tablet loan fees:
24 hours: £10.00 (free with 24h Wi-Fi purchase)
Children are welcome as long as they are accompanied by an adult. An adult is considered to be those aged 18 or above.
TV access fees:
1 day: £5.00
3 days: £10.00
5 days: £15.00
Hairdryers are available at the reception. Deposit required.
Iron and ironing board are available at the reception. Deposit required.
Chargers and Adapters
Chargers and adapters are available at the reception. Deposit required. Sockets are 220v.
- Earliest check in time: 15:00 (Early check-in from 12:00 is available at a supplement of £10, subject to availability.)
- Latest check out time: 10:00 (Late check-out until 13:00 is available at a supplement of £10, subject to availability.)
Map & Directions
The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, which is only 11km west of the city, but it will take 25–30 minutes to get to the city regardless of whether you go by bus, taxi or hire car.
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The Airlink Express bus number 100 costs £4.50 per adult and £7.50 open return. It departs every 30 minutes in the evening and at night, but every 10 minutes during the day.
Edinburgh has two mainline stations, Waverley and Haymarket. The main station is Waverley, located in the city centre, between Edinburgh Old Town and the New Town. Waverley station is a 10-minute walk from the Hotel.
The Edinburgh tram route covers 14km from York Place in the city centre all the way to Edinburgh Airport. It cost £5.00 per adult and £8.00 open return. The closest stop to the easyHotel is on Princes Street. It departs every 20 minutes.
- Luggage storage
- Room cleaning
- Early Check In
- Late Check out
- TV remote
- Wifi 24
- Wifi 30
- Wifi 90