Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL  show map
 2 stars
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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge area

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The 2-star Motel One Edinburgh-Royal offers a stylish accommodation in Merchiston district of Edinburgh. Since 2012 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 7-story Egyptian building.

Just 1 km from the center of Edinburgh known for Walk along the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Thanks to a train station nearby, the designer hotel is well connected with other parts of Edinburgh.

Scottish Storytelling Centre is just 450 meters from the hotel and Festival Theatre is 600 meters away.

The hotel enjoys an unique location within 15 minutes' drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

This property counts 208 guestrooms featuring Classic Double Room and Basic Room. They also have private bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the lobby every morning. Guests can relax in the lounge bar serving hot and cold drinks. Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant treats guests with asian and scottish meals and lies within 100 meters from the property.

Services

Hotel services include housekeeping, ironing service and 24-hour reception maintained by multilingual staff.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   208.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Service dogs allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.5 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    35.3 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    300 ft
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    800 ft
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    1400 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    2700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    208

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Rooms and availability

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Basic Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double bed or 1 King-size bed or 1 Queen-size bed
    Size: 175 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Edinburgh location
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      Hotel Address:

      18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Edinburgh
        1000 ft
      Airports
      • Turnhouse (EDI)
        6.5 mi
      • Dundee (DND)
        35.3 mi
      Train Stations
      • Edinburgh Waverley station
        1000 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
        300 ft
      • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
        800 ft
      Parks
      • Princes Street Gardens
        1400 ft
      Ski areas
      • Midlothian Ski Centre
        2700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        7
      • Number of rooms:
        208

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      Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Places of interest

      • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 400 ft
      • Real Mary Kings Close - 400 ft
      • Gladstone's Land - 400 ft
      • David Hume Statue - 700 ft
      • New Club - 700 ft
      • Walk along the Royal Mile - 700 ft
      • Tron Kirk - 700 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Brass Rubbing Centre - 400 ft

      Amusement

      • Nobles Amusements - 700 ft
      • Greyfrairs Kirk & Churchyard - 700 ft

      Museums

      • Edinburgh Police Centre - 400 ft
      • Collective Gallery - 400 ft
      • City Art Centre - 400 ft
      • Museum of Childhood - 700 ft

      Parks

      • Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd - 400 ft

      Local attractions

      • Holyrood Park - 1.0 mi
        Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
      • Royal Botanic Garden - 1.2 mi
        The Garden, Edinburgh
      • Parliament House - 1.2 mi
        Royal Mile, Edinburgh
      • Holyrood Abbey - 1.1 mi
        Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
      • St. Giles Cathedral - 1.2 mi
        Royal Mile, Edinburgh

      Near the hotel

      • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 200 ft
        31 Market Street, Edinburgh
      • Massa - 400 ft
        36-39 Market St. EdinburghScotland
      • Museum on the Mound - 600 ft
        The Mound, Edinburgh
      • Royal Scottish Academy - 700 ft
        The Mound, Edinburgh
      • National Museum of Scotland - 900 ft
        Chambers Street, Edinburgh
      • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 1100 ft
        Castlehill, Edinburgh
      • Writers' Museum - 600 ft
        Lady Stair's Close, Edinburgh

      Restaurants nearby

      • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 300 ft

        Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
        Phone: 01312252832

        79% likes this, based on 416 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 25

      • Number One - 1000 ft

        Address: The Balmoral Hotel
        Phone: 01315576727

        72% likes this, based on 435 reviews
        Cuisine: Scottish
        Price Range: USD 93 - USD 123

      • Blackfriars - 1400 ft

        Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
        Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

        72% likes this, based on 83 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      • The Pompadour by Galvin - 800 ft

        Address: Princes Street
        Phone: +44 131 222 8975

        79% likes this, based on 106 reviews
        Cuisine: French, British
        Price Range: USD 95 - USD 310

      • Dubh Prais - 1000 ft

        Address: 123B High Street
        Phone: 0-131 557 5732

        70% likes this, based on 432 reviews
        Cuisine: Scottish

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        7
      • Number of rooms:
        208

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      Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 119 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      8.0
      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      8.0
      Value
      8.0
      Dining
      8.0

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Location was fantastic. Lovely fresh and clean Loved the fire on the tv!!!!

        Would have preferred a cooked breakfast. No soap, just shower gel Possibly a bin in the room as well as the bathroom?

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        Fantastic location - right in the heart of the city. Everything was clean and the breakfast was excellent value for money.

        Not much to dislike about this hotel. It's minimalist so you won't see things like a phone in the room, kettle, etc. but it's great value for money and spotless.

      • Older travelers
        9.2

        Very comfortable bed and efficient shower. Excellent location - room very quiet indeed.

        Very difficult to find your way about - everywhere looks the same. No instructions in room or corridor about what to do in the event of fire or what the alarm sounded like. Soap in bathroom was in little bottles - unhygienic to remove top each time and danger of knocking over if left undone.

      • Single
        8.8

        Room was well designed and comfortable.

        Weird room numbering. My room 530 is on the 4th floor and I found several people wandering the halls looking for their rooms.

      • Single
        7.8

        Close to bus from airport, close to attractions, shopping, restaurants etc, nice decor, lovely view from room over city , top floor, did have full length mirror as you enter room. Bed comfortable ,

        No tea and coffee in room, no soap only shower jel, bathroom very compact , major problem for me no in room safe.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Wifi is out of order all night. No telephone inside room such that you cannot contact concierge in case of emergency. No water boiler inside room which is inconvenient as we are traveling at cold winter times.

      • Single
        10.0

        Phenomenal location, great value for money, stylish rooms.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Stylish, Bag drop facility, Nice staff.

        Abrasive bedsheets, broken toilet.

      • Family with children
        8.2

        All was good,,and comfy

        Continental breakfast

      • Couple
        8.8

        great location and staff were really helpful. room was lovely and bathroom was amazing

        bar staff were poor at times but understand this as it was the first day of being open.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Location is excellent, especially if you arrive by train (only 1 minute from the train station) and very close to the Royal Mile (2 min walk up the hill). Staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is brand new so everything is clean and tidy and has that 'new' smell. Bathroom is good quality and bath/shower towels are huge.

        Room is very compact. Not a lot of places to put your luggage. No coat hangers on the rail (might just be a teething issue as the hotel had just opened). Needs more hooks/rails in the bathroom to hang wet towels. The bed has two single duvets not one double - I was told that is how they do things in Germany... Not the most comfortable if you're sharing the bed with your partner.

      • Family with children
        9.6

        Great location, literally right next to Edinburgh Waverley Station and Princes Street

        Nothing to dislike.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Good location next to train station. Brand new so everything clean & fresh

        No tea/coffee making facilities Rails to hang clothes on but no coat hangers

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Clean and good price, staff very friendly and professional

        Had to pay £20 deposit for tea making facilities that should be in room as standard bit inconvenient taking back down to reception when checking out along with own bags etc

      • Couple
        9.2

        Great location - will stay here again on location alone. Central to everything and half a block from Airlink bus stop to/from airport. Also very clean and new.

        No closet or clothes hangers in our room.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Edinburgh location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Edinburgh
        1000 ft
      Airports
      • Turnhouse (EDI)
        6.5 mi
      • Dundee (DND)
        35.3 mi
      Train Stations
      • Edinburgh Waverley station
        1000 ft
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
        300 ft
      • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
        800 ft
      Parks
      • Princes Street Gardens
        1400 ft
      Ski areas
      • Midlothian Ski Centre
        2700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of floors:
        7
      • Number of rooms:
        208

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghMotel One Edinburgh-Royal

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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