Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL  show map
 3 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

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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
    300 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.5 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.8 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    80 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    240 m
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    410 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    800 m
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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Size: 16 m²
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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
      300 m
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      10.5 km
    • Dundee (DND)
      56.8 km
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      300 m
    Restaurants
    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      80 m
    • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
      240 m
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      410 m
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      800 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of floors:
      7
    • Number of rooms:
      208

    Hotel Awards

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    Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Edinburgh Dungeons - 100 m
    • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd - 100 m
    • Stills Ltd - 100 m
    • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh - 100 m
    • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 100 m
    • winter wonderland - 100 m
    • Holyrood House - 100 m
    • The 3D Loch Ness Experience - 100 m
    • John Murray Archive - 200 m
    • edinburgh festival fringe - 200 m

    Places of interest

    • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 100 m
    • Real Mary Kings Close - 100 m
    • Gladstone's Land - 100 m
    • David Hume Statue - 200 m
    • New Club - 200 m
    • Walk along the Royal Mile - 200 m
    • Tron Kirk - 200 m

    Shopping areas

    • Brass Rubbing Centre - 100 m

    Amusement

    • Nobles Amusements - 200 m
    • Greyfrairs Kirk & Churchyard - 200 m

    Museums

    • Edinburgh Police Centre - 100 m
    • Collective Gallery - 100 m
    • City Art Centre - 100 m
    • Museum of Childhood - 200 m

    Parks

    • Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd - 100 m

    Local attractions

    • Holyrood Park - 1.7 km
      Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
    • Royal Botanic Garden - 2.0 km
      The Garden, Edinburgh
    • Parliament House - 1.9 km
      Royal Mile, Edinburgh
    • Holyrood Abbey - 1.8 km
      Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
    • St. Giles Cathedral - 1.9 km
      Royal Mile, Edinburgh

    Near the hotel

    • The Edinburgh Dungeon - 50 m
      31 Market Street, Edinburgh
    • Massa - 110 m
      36-39 Market St. EdinburghScotland
    • Museum on the Mound - 170 m
      The Mound, Edinburgh
    • Royal Scottish Academy - 210 m
      The Mound, Edinburgh
    • National Museum of Scotland - 250 m
      Chambers Street, Edinburgh
    • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 330 m
      Castlehill, Edinburgh
    • Writers' Museum - 180 m
      Lady Stair's Close, Edinburgh

    Restaurants nearby

    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 80 m

      Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
      Phone: 01312252832

      79% likes this, based on 416 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian
      Price Range: GBP 7 - GBP 19

    • Number One - 280 m

      Address: The Balmoral Hotel
      Phone: 01315576727

      72% likes this, based on 435 reviews
      Cuisine: Scottish
      Price Range: GBP 72 - GBP 96

    • Blackfriars - 410 m

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

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

    • The Pompadour by Galvin - 240 m

      Address: Princes Street
      Phone: +44 131 222 8975

      79% likes this, based on 106 reviews
      Cuisine: French, British
      Price Range: GBP 74 - GBP 241

    • Dubh Prais - 290 m

      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
      300 m
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      10.5 km
    • Dundee (DND)
      56.8 km
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      300 m
    Restaurants
    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      80 m
    • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
      240 m
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      410 m
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      800 m
    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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