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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.

Princes Street Suites
Princes Street Suites
9.0 Excellent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,025 reviews
9.0

Princes Street Suites is set in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

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 4,038 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
The Balmoral
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 1,724 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.

Halcyon Hotel
Halcyon Hotel
8.1 Excellent
8 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.6 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 535 reviews
8.1

Centrally situated, Halcyon House Edinburgh allows for easy access to Edinburgh's best hot spots. It also offers luggage storage, wireless internet and a safe.

Market Street Hotel
Market Street Hotel
9.5 Excellent
6 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 268 reviews
9.5

Just 10 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, Market Street hotel has a convenient setting, making it an ideal place to stay while in Edinburgh. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

Destiny Scotland - Hill Street Apartments
Destiny Scotland - Hill Street Apartments
9.1 Excellent
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 430 reviews
9.1

Centrally located, Destiny Scotland - Hill Street Apartments allows for easy access to Edinburgh's popular shopping and sightseeing areas. Guests can also enjoy free wireless internet.

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 1,397 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.

Bonnie's Guest House
Bonnie's Guest House
8.9 Excellent
11 Mcdonald Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.9 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 157 reviews
8.9

Situated close to Edinburgh Bus Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is an ideal base for those wanting to discover Edinburgh and its surrounds. It provides luggage storage and an express check-in and check-out feature, and is a brief stroll from the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Edinburgh Central Queen Street
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
7.7 Good
30-31 Queen Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 19 reviews
7.7

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel is a convenient base when in Edinburgh. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

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Cheapest month:December
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Average price in Royal Botanic Garden:$239/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$126/night
Cheapest day:Monday
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$219 - $260
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$126 - $174
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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.

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Abbotsford Guest House
Abbotsford Guest House
7.9 Good
36 Pilrig Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.1 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Abbotsford Guest House provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is situated just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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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, 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.

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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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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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Edinburgh Central Queen Street
Edinburgh Central Queen Street
7.7 Good
30-31 Queen Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, the hotel is a convenient base when in Edinburgh. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
9.0 Excellent
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.4 mi from city centre, Edinburgh 

Located within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is a convenient base while visiting Edinburgh. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

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The Baxter Hostel
The Baxter Hostel
8.0 Excellent
5/2 West Register Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

A 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Bus Station, The Baxter Hostel has a accessible setting, making it an ideal base while visiting Edinburgh. This hostel is set in the heart of the city.

$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.

$24
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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.

$24
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Huge Castle Street Apartment
Huge Castle Street Apartment
7.7 Good
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, HUGE Castle Street Apartment 4 bedrooms boasts an accessible location and is within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station. It provides free Wi-Fi, and is an easy walk from Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and Princes Street Gardens.

$36
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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.

$41
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Britannia Hotel Edinburgh
Britannia Hotel Edinburgh
6.6 Good
69 Belford Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Edinburgh. It is ideally located for those wanting to visit the area's popular attractions.

$41
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Learmonth
Learmonth
8.0 Excellent
18-20 Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

Travelodge Edinburgh Learmonth is located in Edinburgh and provides guests with wireless internet. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

$44
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Leith House
Leith House
7.6 Good
6 Cambridge Avenue, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

Leith House offers 3-star accommodation in Edinburgh. It is located just a short stroll from many popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$45
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Hotel prices near Royal Botanic Garden

2 stars and under

$24 - $68

Cairn Hotel

#1 Most popular

Cairn Hotel
8.3 Excellent
$68
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Code Co-Living - The Loft - Edinburgh
$24
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3 stars

$24 - $155

Old Waverley Hotel

#1 Most popular

Old Waverley Hotel
8.3 Excellent
$76
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Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

#2 Most popular

$85
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St. Christopher's Inn Edinburgh - Hostel
$24
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4 stars +

$66 - $397

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

#1 Most popular

$337
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Intercontinental Edinburgh The George

#2 Most popular

$260
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Frederick House Hotel

Best value

$66
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Where to stay near Royal Botanic Garden

About Royal Botanic Garden

The Royal Botanic Garden is located less than one kilometre from the city centre in downtown Edinburgh, Scotland. This 70-hectare location serves as a prominent scientific centre for the study of flora as well as a popular tourist attraction remarked for its diversity of plant life. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, referred to as RBGE, is one of four major sites across Scotland, recognised as the presiding body of the entity and boasting over 13,302 plant species.

The major highlights of the Royal Botanic Garden include the world-famous Rock Garden, remarked for its concentration of alpine plants and the Herbaceous Border, the Scottish Heath Garden which serves as an authentic representation of plants native to Scotland, the visually stimulating labyrinth of the Queen Mother’s Memorial Garden and the unique Chinese Hillside. The Victorian Temperate Palm House is another notable attraction, boasting the exclusive Windows of the World exhibit and the Inverleith House located in the centre of the garden.

The nearest railway station to the Royal Botanic Garden is the Waverly Station located 2.5 kilometres away. Walking is the easiest way to access the West Gate at Arboretum Place or the East Gate on Inverleith Row from the station. Multiple Lothian Buses stop on Inverleith Row near the East Gate of the Garden as well as the main reception area. Taxis are in abundance, along with bicycle racks and parking lots available on site.

The Royal Botanic Garden was originally developed for the production of medicinal plants by Dr. Robert Sibbald and Dr. Andrew Balfour in 1670. Oxford University contains the only garden in Britain that exceeds the size of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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  • What are the best hotels near Royal Botanic Garden?

    Royal Botanic Garden is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, which has a current rating of 8.7. For other potential stays, consider Intercontinental Edinburgh The George and The Balmoral, which can also be great places to stay near Royal Botanic Garden.