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Queens Guest House
Queens Guest House
8.7 Excellent
45 Queen Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 615 reviews
8.7

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star guest house makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It also provides babysitting/child services, free Wi-Fi and a tour desk.

Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
Ten Hill Place, BW Premier Collection
9.1 Excellent
10 Hill Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,462 reviews
9.1

This modern hotel in Edinburgh offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service. It is ideally located for those wanting to sightsee in the area.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre
8.5 Excellent
Picardy Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 3,756 reviews
8.5

Just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel has a convenient location, making it an ideal base while visiting Edinburgh. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

The Balmoral Hotel
The Balmoral Hotel
9.4 Excellent
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,650 reviews
9.4

The Balmoral Hotel offers relaxed accommodation in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. This modern hotel is set in the heart of the city.

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile
8.7 Excellent
300 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,746 reviews
8.7

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is within walking distance of the area's well-known restaurants and was awarded the IHG Quality Excellence Award.

DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre
8.6 Excellent
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,393 reviews
8.6

Centrally located, Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. Edinburgh Castle can also be viewed from the hotel.

Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
7.2 Good
Grosvenor Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.9 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 3,375 reviews
7.2

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also offers a coffee bar, 24-hour room service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Staycity Aparthotels West End
Staycity Aparthotels West End
8.8 Excellent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.9 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 4,732 reviews
8.8

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star property makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

Eden Locke
Eden Locke
9.3 Excellent
127 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,356 reviews
9.3

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star property makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is located a brief walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
8.9 Excellent
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 3,346 reviews
8.9

Conveniently located, Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel offers easy access to Edinburgh's best hot spots. It also features free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and a swimming pool.

Tips for booking a Princes Street hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Princes Street:$173/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$84/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Friday
$145 - $202
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$84 - $192
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Tigerlily
Tigerlily
9.2 Excellent
125 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Conveniently located, Tigerlily offers easy access to Edinburgh's popular sightseeing areas. It is situated a short walk from Edinburgh Castle and St Andrew Square.

2
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.2 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and luggage storage.

3
Apex Haymarket Hotel
Apex Haymarket Hotel
8.6 Excellent
90 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.1 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Conveniently located in the centre of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It provides city views and free Wi-Fi.

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Eden Locke
Eden Locke
9.3 Excellent
127 George Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star property makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is located a brief walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle.

5
The Chester Residence
The Chester Residence
9.0 Excellent
9 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.8 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Conveniently located in the centre of the city, this 5-star property makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, valet parking and a 24-hour reception.

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Stay Central
Stay Central
8.6 Excellent
139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Conveniently situated, Stay Central Hotel allows for easy access to Edinburgh's popular hot spots. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Rooms & Suites Picardy Place
Rooms & Suites Picardy Place
8.8 Excellent
12 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Rooms & Suites Picardy Place is situated conveniently in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

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The Inn On The Mile
The Inn On The Mile
9.1 Excellent
82 High Street, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

The Inn on the Mile is set in Edinburgh and is a short walk from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

Cheapest hotels near Princes Street, New Town

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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
9.2 Excellent
50 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.1 mi from city centre,  

Centrally located, CoDE Pod Hostels - THE LoFT allows for easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing and retail areas. It also offers a tour desk, an express check-in and check-out feature and luggage storage.

$20
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Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel
9.2 Excellent
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently located, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only offers easy access to Edinburgh's main sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

$21
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St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
7.9 Good
9-13 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre,  

The hostel provides themed accommodation in Edinburgh and is a short stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is ideally located in the city centre.

$22
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Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)
8.4 Excellent
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is located just a short walk from Princes Street and St Giles Cathedral. It is close to the National Museum of Scotland, shops and nightlife options.

$22
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Edinburghhouse Hotel
Edinburghhouse Hotel
6.7 Good
90-92 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

Edinburgh House Hotel - B&B offers 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located in close proximity to many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$33
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Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)
7.6 Good
31 Abbeyhill, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Destiny Student - Holyrood Brae House is situated in Edinburgh and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

$38
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Piries Hotel
Piries Hotel
8.1 Excellent
4-8 Coates Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Edinburgh. It also provides a coffee bar, an airport shuttle and 24-hour room service.

$38
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Cairn Hotel
Cairn Hotel
8.4 Excellent
10-18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.7 mi from city centre,  

Opened in 1912, Cairn Hotel Part of the Cairn Collection Edinburgh is located in Edinburgh and offers luggage storage, meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$40
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Hotel prices near Princes Street

3 stars

$51 - $137

Old Waverley Hotel

#1 Most popular

Old Waverley Hotel
8.3 Excellent
$62
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ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge - Royal Mile
$51
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4 stars +

$50 - $387

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

#1 Most popular

$283
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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

#2 Most popular

$224
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Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel

Best value

$50
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Where to stay near Princes Street

About Princes Street

Princes Street is the prime shopping hub of Edinburgh, Scotland, located in the southernmost area of New Town. Princes Street serves as the city’s ultimate retail attraction as well as a preserved cultural district restricting construction on one side to maintain unprecedented views of Old Town and Edinburgh Castle. In addition to shopping, there are many historic landmarks situated along the major thoroughfare.

Princes Street boasts a conglomeration of high-end retail, highlighted by Boots, BHS, H&M, Debenhams, and House of Fraser. The Princes Street Gardens is a frequented tourist interest serving as a public park at the base of Edinburgh Castle. Other popular places include the Scott Monument and Scottish National Gallery. Visitors enjoy bus tours, entertainment, and live music throughout the region.

The majority of the length of Princes Street is restricted to traffic except for trams, buses, cyclists, and taxis. The Lothian buses serve the area out of the Edinburgh Bus Station, and Edinburgh Waverley is the closest railway station, situated on the eastern end of the street.

Princes Street was originally developed within the designated “New Town” in the late 1800s. Two churches persist along the retail-dominated roadway including St. Cuthbert’s and St. John’s.

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  • What are the best hotels near Princes Street?

    Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, rated with a score of 8.7 from 1,374 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels near Princes Street. Other top stays include Intercontinental Edinburgh The George, with an average rating of 8.8 from 2,430 reviewers, and The Balmoral Hotel, with a score of 9.4 from 1,651 reviewers.