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Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

3.5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
18-21 Market Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1BL, United Kingdom

3.5-star hotel with bar/lounge, near Princes Street
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

from A$207
  • Classic Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Basic Room, 1 King Bed, No View
  • Room With View

What’s around Motel One Edinburgh-Royal


  • In Old Town
  • Princes Street - 1 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 2 min walk
  • George Street - 5 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 7 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 33 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 24 min walk
  • Newcraighall Station - 12 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 208 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this 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

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 1 per room


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built – 2013
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


One Lounge - This lobby lounge serves light fare only.

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal’s small print

Also known as

  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Hotel
  • One Edinburgh Royal Edinburgh
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Hotel
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Edinburgh
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Hotel Edinburgh
  • Motel One Hotel
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal
  • Motel One
  • Motel One Edinburgh-Royal Scotland
  • Motel One Edinburgh Royal


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 9.50 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

  • Are pets allowed at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal?
    Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night.
  • Is parking offered at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Motel One Edinburgh-Royal?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Motel One Edinburgh-Royal?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Hebrides Bar (1-min walk), Waverley Cafe (1-min walk), and The Milkman (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 919 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful in every way. No complaints at all. Would 100 percent recommend
Sandra, au2 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Be careful what room you book.
We were put in the lower area with the aircon blowing nothing but hot air and a skylight for a view.No one could sleep in this room it was 30 degrees with no outside air .There was only one staff member who was interested thank god and helped us move into another room at the end of hall which wasn’t much better but they said all other rooms were taken.? The rooms were that hot the staff member got us an upgrade to a nice room for the remaining time we had .I would have left this hotel if it wasn’t for this one staff member but the rest really didn’t care at all.
Gav, au3 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Handy location
Enjoyed my stay and it was great location
au2 night trip
Very good 8.0
A very pleasant surprise
I booked Motel One Edinburgh without very much research as we were running out of time so was a little apprehensive about our stay. In fact it turned out to very good-great location, staff and accomodation. The building is somewhat quirky architecturally but is extremely functional. The only negative was a lack of electrical socket in our room to plug in the kettle-very minor in the scheme of things.
Dylan, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved this place!
Staff so welcoming. Room impeccably clean. ust across the street from the airport bus final stop. Perfect!We were just there on a stopover for 2 nights trying to get back to the US before travel restrictions. How nice to have a comfortable place to stay amidst the travel chaos.
Sally, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Superb. Perfect position able to walk to all tourist attractions without being right in the thick of it. Good reasonable price. Extremely clean. Staff were very very pleasant helpful and accomodating and knowledgeable . Will definitely recommend Great.
Teresa, gb3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
A bothy in the heart of Edinburgh.
Love this hotel. We have stayed here four times now and are always happy to go back. The location is excellent, it has a lovely cosy bar/breakfast area as you enter, the staff are always welcoming and friendly and the rooms are lovely, clean and comfortable.
STUART, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was great.
Maureen, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Bed a little too soft. Would have been nice with some bath articles taken the price into consideration.
Tanja, ie4 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Lovely hotel but small room
Lovely hotel but room was very small
Huw, gb3 night trip

Motel One Edinburgh-Royal

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