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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
18-21 Market StreetEdinburghScotlandEH1 1BLUnited Kingdom

3-star hotel with bar/lounge, near St. Giles' Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
  • Excellent Food
Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh

from $71
  • Standard Double
  • Double Room with Queen Size Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Classic Room
  • Basic Room
  • Room With View
  • Room With View

About Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh

Designer hotel in city center near Waverley Bridge

Near airport express bus

Conveniently central, Motel One Edinburgh-Royal is a 5-minute walk from Waverley Train Station and the last stop for the Edinburgh Airport express bus. You can also take a light stroll to the Scottish Parliament or the National Gallery of Scotland in 15 minutes.

5 minutes to Princes St.

The main sights of Edinburgh can all be reached by foot in an area flanked by the famous Royal Mile and Princes Street, both a 5-minute walk away. For spooky history tours, the Edinburgh Dungeon and Real Mary King's Close are minutes from the hotel.

Friendly tour-ticket help

You can start your day with a continental breakfast at The One Lounge, or call in at the end of the day for a relaxing nightcap. Helpful, multilingual staff are on hand to see to your needs at this stylishly decorated, smoke-free hotel.

Free WiFi and king beds

Free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels are included in all of the Motel One Edinburgh-Royal's 208 rooms. King beds and high-quality bed linens will make for a comfortable night's sleep.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 208 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 2013
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


One Lounge - This lobby lounge serves light fare only.

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Edinburgh-Royal Motel One
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
  • Motel One Hotel Edinburgh-Royal
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Scotland


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 9.50 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh


  • In Old Town
  • Princes Street Gardens - 5 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 7 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 9 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 14 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 25 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 28 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 10 min drive
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh

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