Edinburgh is a city of culture and history with magnificent architecture amongst its castles and buildings. It has a huge tourism industry with many events and festivals. The Edinburgh hotels are almost always busy year round so you will need to book well in advance. When events are on such as the Edinburgh tattoo or Edinburgh festival you will need to book around a year in advance to be able to guarantee finding accommodation. To make group bookings you will need to find hotels that have 50 or more rooms to accommodate both their normal guests and your group. There is a selection of hotels you may want to consider below. If you can not find any hotels in Edinburgh for your group you may want to consider Glasgow that is about 20 minutes away by train. You will often be able to get better rates and more availability in Glasgow.
Edinburgh City Center
The Novotel Edinburgh Center is an AA rated 4 star hotel in the center of Edinburgh. Perfect for a holiday in the Scottish capital, close to Edinburgh Castle and the lively Grassmarket Area, 10 min walk from Princes Street shopping and the Royal Mile. The famous Arthurs Seat is 15 min walk away and Edinburgh International Airport 15 min drive. Relax with friends or family and enjoy Elements Restaurant and Bar, 24 hour room service, indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym and whirlpool. The hotel does however have limited pay parking.
Mercure Point Hotel Edinburgh – The elegant non smoking, award winning 3 star Mercure Point Hotel is the most stylish hotel in the heart of Edinburgh. Situated in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle, the hotel is just minutes from the financial and shopping areas and the Edinburgh International Conference Center. The hotel offers easy access to all theaters, tourist amenities and the historic old town. The highly documented Point restaurant and Monboddo bar offer a relaxed and informal ambience with modern and classic dishes.
The Novotel Edinburgh Park is a modern 4 star hotel located to the west of central Edinburgh. Perfect for a business trip with WiFi internet and five meeting rooms, the hotel is located in Edinburgh Park, one of the leading business parks in Scotland. Easy to reach from Edinburgh Airport, the M8 and the City Bypass with excellent public transport links to the city center. Guests also enjoy our Elements Restaurant and Bar, indoor swimming pool, gym and steam room. Onsite parking for your convenience. This hotel is a little outside the city center but would be great for groups due to its size with 170 rooms and its easy transport links into the city center.
Family owned and managed in the eastern suburbs of Edinburgh, the Best Western Kings Manor Hotel boasts one of the largest hotel based leisure club in the city. A 20-meter pool, sauna, steam room, gym and beauty therapy are all part of this facility. Lauders Restaurant and Options Bistro offer a locally renowned cuisine. BarZest has a range of beers, wines and spirits served in a lively atmosphere with a pleasant sun terrace.
The Best Western Kings Manor Hotel offers facilities for the local business market, particularly with conferences, as well as to tourists looking for a convenient, comfortable base to tour the area and to visit the many attractions of Edinburgh.