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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

18-21 Market StreetEdinburghScotlandEH1 1BLUnited Kingdom

Hotel with bar/lounge, near St. Giles' Cathedral
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Room is all right
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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

from Rs5,643
  • Classic Room
  • Basic Room
  • Room With View

What’s around Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


  • In Old Town
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 6 min walk
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 12 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 13 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 27 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 25 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 14 min drive
  • Discounted offsite parking
  • Onsite parking not available

About Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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, United Kingdom’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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 932 reviews

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Good overall but a little basic
Room was VERY cold when we got in, it would be good if housekeeping could maybe leave the air con running low in the winter months? (I did ask one lady how it worked but she didn’t know) I’m 8 months pregnant and had to lie under the duvet for a while till I warmed up so wasn’t ideal but these things happen. No telephone in the room as we wanted to ring down to reception to check how the heating worked, that was disappointing. Also I was looking forward to a tea and a biscuit in the room but no decaf tea or biscuits. Just little things would make it a more pleasant stay. Positives though bed was very comfy and room big. Location is great right next to city centre and train station.
Graeme, gb1 night trip
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great location
Great location in the old part of town. Very friendly and helpful staff. Only downside was that there wasn’t any parking.
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Location is brilliant, but the rooms are a little dated and cold. Breakfast is expensive for what you get.
ben, gb1 night trip
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Very clean and basic accommodation, ideal for my needs. Very speedy check in even though I was early. No cold water in bathroom for some bizarre reason, reported to reception, who appeared to rectify this by the following morning. Very odd.
Paul, gb1 night trip
Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Would definitely return..
Excellent location..stylish and modern decor..great service! It was simply an amazing stay!
Shana Slone, gb1 night trip

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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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