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Improve your golf, sink into an infinity pool or enjoy a family sightseeing trip – this guide to the top 10 hotels in Edinburgh will help make the most of your trip.

Top luxury hotel – Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

Spoil yourself at Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa with spacious guest rooms and views of magnificent Edinburgh Castle. Relax in One Spa’s rooftop hydropool or dine on classic Italian food at Santini restaurant.

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1 Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9SR
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Top pet-friendly hotel – Best Western Kings Manor Hotel

Best Western Kings Manor Hotel lies near the golden sands of Portobello Beach, perfect for a walk. There’s also a small garden for four-legged exercise at the back of the hotel. The 20m swimming pool is for human guests only.

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100 Milton Rd East, Edinburgh EH15 2NP
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Top historic hotel – Dalhousie Castle Hotel

Imposing 13th-century fortress, which Sir Walter Scott and Queen Victoria visited, Dalhousie Castle Hotel’s rooms are graced with period furniture. Dinner is taken in the barrel-vaulted dungeon.

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Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh EH19 3JB

Top golf hotel – Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club

With two 18-hole golf courses, Dalmahoy, A Marriott Hotel & Country Club is set in 1,000 acres of parkland. Guests can improve their game at the PGA-approved golf academy or relax in the pool.

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Kirknewton, Edinburgh EH27 8EB
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Top family-friendly hotel – Holyrood Aparthotel

A homely family stay awaits at the Holyrood Aparthotel near the historic Royal Mile. Spacious two-bedroom apartments, lounge and fully equipped kitchen make this home from home. A DVD library includes children’s films.

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1 Nether Bakehouse, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH8 8PE
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Top business hotel – Hilton Edinburgh Caledonian

Hilton Edinburgh Caledonian is a short walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Modern rooms contain wireless Internet and eight meeting rooms host up to 400 people. The Castle Suite is decorated with hand-painted murals.

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Princes St, Edinburgh EH1 2AB

Top spa hotel – The Scotsman

Sink into the stainless steel pool and choose from aromatic massage or tropicarium at The Scotsman’s luxury spa. In its Victorian building once housing The Scotsman newspaper, top-floor oak-panelled rooms look out on to Princes Street.

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20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YT
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Top airport hotel – Norton House Hotel & Spa

Just a 10-minute drive from Edinburgh International Airport. Crisp cottons, large flat-screen TVs and complimentary broadband Internet ensure a comfortable stay after your flight. 

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Ingliston West Lothian, Edinburgh EH28 8LX
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Top self-catering hotel – Hot-el-Apartments Canon Court

From contemporary studios to two-bedroom apartments, Hot-el-Apartments Canon Court have fully equipped kitchens and bright living rooms. A DVD player and Sky Sports on TV mean a homely stay in one of Edinburgh’s top hotels. 

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20 Canonmills, Edinburgh EH3 5LH
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Top romantic hotel – The Bonham

Cosy up to a romantic dinner for two at The Bonham’s award-winning restaurant or sink into an original Edwardian copper bath with Molton Brown oils. In-room massages and spa treatments arranged. 

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35 Drumshaugh Gardens, Edinburgh EH3 7RN