Also known as “Auld Reekie”, Scotland’s capital city combines historic tradition with trendy modern culture. With a wealth of imposing ancient sites alongside museums, festivals, and traditions on offer, why not book into boutique hotel and treat yourself to a break to remember? Summers in Edinburgh, from May to September, are generally fairly sunny, with average temperatures of over 70ºF. Winters are typically cold and unpredictable and the city can see a fair bit of rain.
When to go to EdinburghThe city comes to life with the arts and cultural festivals that make up the Edinburgh Festival in August every year. Or book into a hotel in Edinburgh for a New Year break to sample the unique Hogmanay festivities. Spring is a popular time to visit the city, so keep an eye on the Hotels.com website for a bargain break at one of Edinburgh’s luxury hotels to see the city at its best.
How to get to EdinburghEdinburgh International Airport (EDI) is located just over 5 miles to the west of the city. The transfer to hotels in central Edinburgh can be made by coach, bus or taxi. Waverley Station is the main rail terminus, providing links to London, as well as services within Scotland. Suburban services are available across the city with the Edinburgh Crossrail, while bus routes operated by Lothian Buses make much of the city center easily accessible to visitors and residents alike.
Why visit Edinburgh Edinburgh’s top landmarks include the imposing Edinburgh Castle, atop Castle Rock. Princes Street is home to the city’s famous shopping district, while fine restaurants can be found in the theater district. The annual Edinburgh Military Tattoo is held throughout August and attracts visitors from all around the globe. Those on a budget can find a cheap hotel in Edinburgh towards the outskirts of the city.
Where to stay in EdinburghHotels.com offers a wide range of accommodations to suit all budgets, from bed & breakfasts to 5-star hotels in Edinburgh. Why not check out some of the best Edinburgh hotel deals on our website, and book your stay online?