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Hotel Indigo Edinburgh - Princes Street

2,047 reviews
+44 131 556 4901

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Bar or Lounge

Historic Hotel in the Heart of Edinburgh

Ideal Location Right on Princes Street

Whether you're visiting Edinburgh for business or on an exciting vacation, the Royal British Hotel provides a great base for your stay. The property is found on the world-famous Princes Street and overlooks the Edinburgh Castle.

Easy Transportation From the Waverly Train Station

This historic hotel is right in the heart of Edinburgh. In the city center on Princes Street, the Royal British Hotel puts you close to many restaurants, shops, and bars. And if you need to travel farther, the hotel is conveniently located beside the Airport Buslink Terminus and Waverly train station. The hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Royal Mile. With a location this convenient, you'll keep yourself busy, no matter what brings you to Scotland.

Views of Edinburgh Castle

Castle views make the Royal British Hotel a unique place to stay. When you want an easy but delicious meal, the Twenty Princes bar on site offers scenic views and serves great international dishes. The hotel's bar serves up lighter fare and drinks. Four meeting rooms accommodate business travelers, allowing you to mix work with play.

High Ceilings and Modern Rooms

The 80 guest rooms feature modern decor, patterned fabrics, original windows, and high ceilings. Each room has a private bathroom and complimentary toiletries. Rooms also offer free Wi-Fi and digital TVs. Coffee and tea makers help you stay on budget when you make your morning cup in the room. Ask for a room with a view of the castle.

The Bottom Line

This Princes Street hotel gives you a great location to anchor your stay in Edinburgh. The Royal British Hotel offers this along with great amenities and views. With easy access to transportation and a spot within walking distance of so many top attractions, you'll take the stress of dealing with transportation out of your stay. Unwind in the bar or restaurant, then enjoy the modern rooms and castle views that make any stay here truly memorable.

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20 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH2 2AN
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User Highlights
"Excellent hotel location" "Location superb"
100% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
Near to public transport, according to 100%.
"Excellent hotel staff" "Bar staff excellent"
89% found the staff to be very friendly.
67% said the reception staff was ok.
Bar and Beverages
"Excellent bar area" "Bar staff excellent"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 75%.
Bar service was average, according to 63%.
"Excellent en suite" "Sea views excellent"
For only 55%, the bathroom was ok.
78% said the beds were comfortable.
"Excellent decoration" "Modern bedroom decor"
51% criticized the unstylish hotel.
86% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Beautiful cooked breakfast" "Excellent breakfast menu"
82% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Provided free bottled water" "Car park was charged"
82% said the breakfast was too expensive.
88% were happy with the price.
"Clean waterfall shower" "Scruffy furnishings"
Only 59% said rooms were clean enough.
62% said the bathroom was dirty.
"Noisy reception area" "Dated interiors"
57% thought the building wasn't nice.
73% thought the architecture was beautiful.
"Internet did not work" "Wi-fi unusable"
69% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.

Good to know...

Train station is close
Hotel buildings could use some improvement
Stylish hotel
Hotel could use some updating
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)
Some smoking-allowed rooms
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible