Stay in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre is located in the heart of the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh's old town, just a short walk to major city center attractions. Walk to the iconic Edinburgh Castle, National Museum of Scotland, the Scottish Parliament, and Edinburgh's famous shopping thoroughfare, Princes street. The hotel is also within easy reach of Holyrood Palace and Holyrood Park. Arthur's Seat, the park's highest point, has stunning views of the Scottish capital.
Relax and indulge in Scotland's capital
Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre has a range of stylish rooms, family rooms, and suites with comfortable touches such as a pillow menu, 24-hour room service, and thoughtful bathroom amenities. The hotel has the rejuvenating Melrose Spa and Health Club on-site complete with indoor heated swimming pool (child-friendly), sauna, steam room, and gym equipment. Health Club access is included during your hotel stay. The Spa offers a range of treatments from relaxing massages to manicures and pedicures.
For delicious food visit our on-site Itchycoo Bar and Kitchen. Located on the ground floor of the hotel, it serves dishes prepared with fresh Scottish produce and perfect pre-dinner cocktails.
Perfect for meetings and social events
Our hotel in the heart of Edinburgh is a convenient meeting venue, just 13 kilometers from Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Your delegates will love being so close to everything the city has to offer. Allow our staff to help you select from our eight impressive function rooms for your next conference, business meeting or social gathering.
Stay in premium rooms and suites with a city view on Edinburgh's Royal Mile
Superior Room - Arthur's Seat Hill View
Royal Mile Suite
Family Stay - 2 Connected Rooms
Meetings & Events
Make your meetings a pleasure at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre. Choose from one of our eight meeting rooms, spanning 1,008 square meters. We have the capacity to host large events and the flexibility to accommodate your needs perfectly. The newly created breakout space is ideal for impromptu meetings or taking a short break from work. For a refreshingly different meeting space, we have a Brain Box room created to stimulate creativity. On-site parking and free Wi-Fi are also available.
Restaurant & Bar
The city center of Edinburgh offers an enticing selection of attractions, like a medieval castle and stunning Gothic architecture just outside the doors of the Radisson Blu.
Within 500 metres of the hotel, you'll find the Edinburgh Vaults and the National Museum of Scotland. Walk a little further to see the Scott Monument, which resides proudly on Edinburgh's main shopping thoroughfare, Princes Street. There's also the 5-star visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience.
If you are with the family, we recommend the National Museum of Scotland as well the fabulous Edinburgh Zoo or Edinburgh's Botanic Gardens. These must-see attractions have plenty laid on for children.
How to get to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre
Our enviable city center location lies just 13 kilometers from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) which is easily accessible thanks to regular Airlink buses and Edinburgh's tram system. A taxi is likely to take 20–25 minutes depending on traffic. Our helpful staff can of course arrange taxi travel from the airport, bus, or train station.
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre is within easy walking distance of the city's central railway hub, Waverley Station. Waverley is the main route into the city, and is serviced by trains from England's west coast line coming up from Birmingham and the Lake District, as well as England's east coast line that originates in London and calls at York and Newcastle. Direct trains from London's Kings Cross now reach Edinburgh Waverley in less than four and a half hours. There are regular services coming south from Inverness and Aberdeen, plus a shuttle service that runs to and from Glasgow, Scotland's other major city, every 15 minutes. Direct trains from Edinburgh Waverley to the center of Glasgow take just 50 minutes.
Edinburgh is a beautiful, yet compact city, which means the vast majority of its leading visitor attractions are in walking distance from our central location in the old town. We are situated on the Royal Mile. You will find Edinburgh Castle at one end, the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace at the other. Our hotel sits proudly in the center.
You can park at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre for a fee of £12.50 per night. We have car parking space for 131 vehicles, available on a first come, first served basis.
When approaching the hotel southwards from Princes Street, turn left from North Bridge and continue to the first set of traffic lights. Turn right down St Mary's Street, then take your first right at the traffic lights onto the Cowgate, and then right up Blackfriars Street.
From Edinburgh Airport
Airlink buses leave from the airport regularly, and it's about a 30-minute ride to the Waverly Bridge stop just 400 meters from the hotel.By tram:
Take a convenient tram ride to the Princes Street stop, which leaves you a quick 800-meter walk to the hotel.
From Edinburgh Waverly Station
The hotel is a quick 250-meter walk from Edinburgh Waverly, the city's central railway hub.
From Edinburgh Bus Station
Located by St Andrews Square, Edinburgh Bus Station is the main bus route into the city and is only a 1km walk from the hotel.