Explore Edinburgh Castle
Book a hotel near Edinburgh Castle with Hotels.com. The imposing Edinburgh Castle is one of Edinburgh’s most famous and distinctive attractions. Take a tour of the Great Hall, with rich stonework, and the dazzling crown jewels at the Royal Palace, where the crown, sceptre and sword were first used for Mary Queen of Scots. Take in the fabulous sweeping city views from the hilltop castle. Inside its sturdy walls and battlements, Edinburgh Castle housed royal residents, and is now home to military museums and the Mons Meg gun. Situated in the Old Town, in the centre of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle is near many of Edinburgh’s best hotels as well as the National Gallery of Scotland, the tranquil Princes Street Gardens and the National Museum of Scotland. Hotels.com offers a range of accommodation near Edinburgh Castle, accessible from Waverley station or buses along Princes Street. Try to catch the One O’Clock Gun, fired daily by the Royal Artillery, to get the most out of your visit to Edinburgh Castle.