Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1BL  show map
 2 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

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

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The 2-star Motel One Edinburgh-Royal offers modern rooms in proximity to Scottish Storytelling Centre, Festival Theatre and Royal Mile. Featuring Egyptian architecture, the hotel is opened since 2012.

The designer hotel is placed in an entertainment area, a short walk from the castle, the tower and the chapel. Edinburgh Military Tattoo are located just 200 meters from the venue.

The hotel's unique location offers to get to Turnhouse airport in 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal provides 208 guestrooms appointed with TV with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, a dressing area, wireless internet and a writing desk for a pleasant stay in Edinburgh. They also feature private bathrooms fitted with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the lobby. Guests can try coffee and wines served in the lounge bar.

Services

Multilingual staff provides guests with housekeeping, ironing service and 24-hour reception.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   208.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

General information

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

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
  • 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
  • Mirror

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

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
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    90 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    240 m
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    400 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    790 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • 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

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Classic RoomMotel One Edinburgh-Royal Classic RoomMotel One Edinburgh-Royal Classic Room
Classic Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
Size: 16m2
Check Prices
  • Private bathroom
— Less information+ More information

Offering views over Edinburgh, this room has a flat-screen TV, a desk and an en suite bathroom.

Room facilities

    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
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      300 m
    Restaurants
    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      90 m
    • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
      240 m
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      400 m
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      790 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • 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

    Use Badge

    Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Location

    Legend
    • Current hotel
    • Hotels nearby
    • Other hotels
    • Airports
    • Underground stations
    • Train stations
    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
    • Food and meals
    • General

    Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

    Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

    Route Planner
    Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

    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
    • winter wonderland - 100 m
    • Holyrood House - 100 m
    • The 3D Loch Ness Experience - 100 m
    • German Christmas Market - 200 m
    • John Murray Archive - 200 m
    • Saint Giles' Cathedral - 200 m
    • edinburgh festival fringe - 200 m

    Places of interest

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

    Convention centers

    • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 100 m

    Amusement

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

    Museums

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

    Local Attractions

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

    Near the hotelNear 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
    • Writers' Museum - 180 m
      Lady Stair's Close, Edinburgh
    • National Museum of Scotland - 260 m
      Chambers Street, Edinburgh
    • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 330 m
      Castlehill, Edinburgh
    • The Museum of Edinburgh - 180 m
      142 Canongate, Edinburgh

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 90 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 - 270 m

      Address: The Balmoral Hotel
      Phone: 01315576727

      72% likes this, based on 435 reviews
      Cuisine: Scottish
      Price Range: GBP 71 - GBP 94

    • Blackfriars - 420 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 73 - GBP 238

    • Dubh Prais - 300 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 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

    Use Badge

    Hotels nearby
    Balmoral
    5 stars
    0.3km
    Cities nearby

    Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    8.8out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 99 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    8.0
    Rooms
    8.0
    Service
    8.0
    Value
    8.0
    Dining
    8.0

    Individual 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
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      300 m
    • Bus stop
      300 m
    Restaurants
    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      90 m
    • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
      240 m
    Parks
    • Princes Street Gardens
      400 m
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      790 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • 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

    Use Badge