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Overview of Virgin Hotels Edinburgh

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Virgin Hotels Edinburgh

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Grassmarket

9.0/10 Superb

70 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is $184
Price available on 12/13/2022
1 India Buildings, Victoria Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2EX
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Elevator
  • Minibar

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile - 5 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 5 min walk
  • Princes Street - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 7 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 5 min drive
  • Princes Street Gardens - 6 min drive
  • George Street - 12 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min drive
  • Murrayfield Stadium - 13 min drive
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 46 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 33 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 22 min walk


  • The Bow Bar - 3 min walk
  • Made in Italy - 3 min walk
  • Petit Paris - 3 min walk
  • Michael Neave Kitchen And Whisky Bar - 3 min walk
  • Grain Store - 4 min walk

About this property

Virgin Hotels Edinburgh

Virgin Hotels Edinburgh offers a great location, putting you within just a 10-minute walk of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Guests can visit the 24-hour fitness center for a workout or grab a bite to eat at Commons Club Restaurant, which is one of 2 restaurants and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This luxurious hotel is also 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from University of Edinburgh and 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Princes Street.


English, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Romanian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global), CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert), and COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 222 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets stay free
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)) and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Offsite parking within 1 mi (GBP 13.00 per night); discounts available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 24-hour fitness center


  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Lever door handles


  • English
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Romanian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 50-inch Smart TV

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)) and free wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Mobile key entry

Special features


Commons Club Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Commons Club Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.
Funny Library Coffee Shop - This lobby lounge serves breakfast only. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 25 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 50.0 per day


  • Parking is available offsite and costs GBP 13.00 per night (1 mi away)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • CovidClean (Safehotels - global expert)
  • COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Virgin Hotels Edinburgh Hotel
Virgin Hotels Edinburgh Edinburgh
Virgin Hotels Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Does Virgin Hotels Edinburgh offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Virgin Hotels Edinburgh does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
As of Dec 10, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh on Dec 13, 2022 start from $184, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
Yes, pets stay free. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Virgin Hotels Edinburgh and nearby?
Maintain your daily exercise routine at the 24-hour gym.
Are there restaurants at or near Virgin Hotels Edinburgh?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Made in Italy (3-min walk), Petit Paris (3-min walk), and Michael Neave Kitchen And Whisky Bar (3-min walk).
What's the area around Virgin Hotels Edinburgh like?
Virgin Hotels Edinburgh is in Old Town Edinburgh, a short 9-minute walk from Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) and 5 minutes' walk from Royal Mile.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Anna, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful and clean, 100% recommend. They let us check in early after a difficult train ride.
Julie, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing Hotel!
Fantastic hotel located in the best neighborhood. The interior design was top notch and the food at Commons Club was so delicious. Highly recommended Virgin Edinburgh!
Chelsea, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Superb Hotel and experience!
We were totally impressed with this hotel!! Never seen anything like it and we travel a lot. Our room was stunning, clean, high tech with outstanding bedding and pillows. We also had a view of the castle which is lit up at night. Very pretty. Highly recommend this hotel and the staff was superb, friendly and very helpful. The restaurants were also excellent!!
Marie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely modern, brand new hotel in a fantastic location. Great staff and atmosphere. Only negative is the building work going on which did wake us very early one day.
Ewan, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Yuray, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

5 Stars for me!
Amazing! Customer service, amenities, comfort....I could go on and on! This was an amazing hotel and everyone, I mean EVERYONE was so nice, helpful and the service felt as though I was the most important person in the hotel. VIP! Will be back!
Vanessa, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

John, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Phillipa, 2-night trip
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