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House of Gods Hotel

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The Suite | Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Bar (on property)
Free toiletries, towels
The Cabin | Minibar

Overview of House of Gods Hotel

House of Gods Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Edinburgh Castle

8.4/10 Very good

87 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
233 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JQ

Guests rated this location 10.0/10 - Exceptional

Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour front desk
For families
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Espresso maker
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile - 2 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 5 min walk
  • Princes Street - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 2 min drive
  • Princes Street Gardens - 5 min drive
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 5 min drive
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 8 min drive
  • St. Andrew Square - 12 min drive
  • George Street - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 28 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 26 min walk
  • St Andrew Square Tram Stop - 11 min walk
  • Princes Street Tram Stop - 13 min walk
  • Haymarket Tram Station - 27 min walk


  • Salt Horse - 1 min walk
  • The Tron - 2 min walk
  • Bannerman's Bar - 3 min walk
  • The City Cafe - 1 min walk
  • The Jazz Bar - 2 min walk

About this property

House of Gods Hotel

House of Gods Hotel offers a great location, putting you within a 15-minute walk of Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. This upmarket hotel is also 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from University of Edinburgh and 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Princes Street. Fellow travellers say great things about the helpful staff and location. The property is only a short walk to public transportation: St Andrew Square Tram Stop is 11 minutes and Princes Street Tram Stop is 13 minutes.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 5:30 AM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (17 years old and younger) are not allowed


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service


  • 24-hour front desk


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

House of Gods Royal Mile
House of Gods Hotel Hotel
House of Gods Hotel Edinburgh
House of Gods Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Does House of Gods Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, House of Gods Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at House of Gods Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at House of Gods Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at House of Gods Hotel?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at House of Gods Hotel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at House of Gods Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What's the area around House of Gods Hotel like?
House of Gods Hotel is a short 5-minute walk from Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) and 11 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Castle. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.



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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Staff was very professional and helpful.
Dustin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Matt, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect weekend
The most amazing service we have ever received! Staff are amazing and go the extra mile for you, entertainment was fantastic, the decor and drinks were stunning and the breakfast hamper was delicious! Highly recommend upgrading to the treat me like I’m famous package. Not only was it mine and my partners joint birthday weekend, he also proposed! Thanks for making this the most special celebration ever! I can’t wait to come back for our anniversaries every year! This hotel have thought of everything down to the last detail, very special place to stay!
Rachael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

An experience
Amazing stay, excellent little touches and lovely staff. Room to small to stay for more than a night or two
Robert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brilliant. Amazing rooms and thoughtful little touches that make things special. Great staff. Reasonably priced as well.
Vernon, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Carol, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Brilliant and quirky
Amazing hotel. Full of surprises. Excellent staff.
Therese, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jo, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stunning service - incredible attention to detail, the cabin room was outstanding - nothing to fault.
Emily, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was brilliant stay
Alan, 1-night trip
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