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Hotel Edinburgh Townhouse (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Hotel Edinburgh Townhouse (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

About Edinburgh Townhouse

The three-star Edinburgh Townhouse is one of the city’s oldest bed and breakfasts, and is located near to the main shopping street, Princes Street, and a host of other top attractions. Rooms at the Edinburgh Townhouse feature LCD TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities, hair dryers, and ironing facilities. Some rooms have a private bathroom, and towels are included. Single, double, twin and family rooms are available. The hotel is set in an elegant Georgian building, but it is decorated in a contemporary fashion. Free Wi-Fi features throughout, and a left luggage service is available. Breakfast vouchers are available to purchase for use at a nearby four-star restaurant, but the Edinburgh Townhouse is located near a number of alternative recommended bars and restaurants. Edinburgh Castle is nearby, while the National Galleries of Scotland are a five-minute walk. Waverly Train Station is ten-minutes away, while the airport is a 20-minute taxi journey.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking(Unavailable)
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant(Unavailable)
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • RoomsGood  (7.9 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.0 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.6 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Excellent location near to Edinburgh Castle.

In terms of location, there are few hotels in Edinburgh better located than the Edinburgh Townhouse. The hotel is next door to Edinburgh Castle, and it is minutes from the popular shopping area of Princes Street. A number of quality bars and restaurants a


Accommodating staff who go the extra mile.

The Edinburgh Townhouse has been around since the 1940’s and they have a particularly good reputation for assisting guests. There are numerous reports of staff going out of their way to help guests, whether it is carrying luggage up the steep stairs or be


Set in a charming building.

The Edinburgh Townhouse is housed in a charming Georgian building that is full of character, with stunning direct views of the towering Edinburgh Castle that take the breath away, making for a memorable stay.

Negative Reviews


No lift makes it difficult for guests with limited mobility.

Charming though the Edinburgh Townhouse is, its age means there is no space for a lift. As such there are three flights of stairs to negotiate to get to some rooms, meaning it’s unsuitable for guests with mobility problems.


No free breakfast on-site.

The Edinburgh Townhouse doesn’t offer bed and breakfast facilities on-site. Instead, guests can buy breakfast vouchers to use at a nearby hotel. The breakfast is well-rated, but it does mean having to leave the Edinburgh Townhouse, and you need to factor


Some rooms share a bathroom.

While some rooms have a private bathroom, some other rooms are required to share a bathroom, which can be inconvenient, especially if you are concerned with retaining some privacy.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Non-smoking rooms
  2. WiFi in public areas
  3. Concierge
  4. Free WiFi in public areas
  5. Free WiFi
  6. Breakfast
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Ironing board
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Cosmetic mirror
  8. Desk
  9. Cable TV
  10. WiFi
  11. Free WiFi (rooms)
  12. Coffee machine
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


38 Castle Street , EH2 3BN , Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312251975 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Edinburgh Townhouse

  • Is there a pool area at Edinburgh Townhouse?

    No, Edinburgh Townhouse doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Edinburgh Townhouse?

    No, Edinburgh Townhouse doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Edinburgh Townhouse?

    No, Edinburgh Townhouse doesn’t provide parking.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Edinburgh Townhouse?

    Check-in at Edinburgh Townhouse is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Edinburgh Townhouse located?

    Edinburgh Townhouse is located in 38 Castle Street, EH2 3BN, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.