Novotel Edinburgh Centre

80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9DE  show map
 4 stars
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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 20 per stay

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

The 4-star Novotel Edinburgh Centre places guests abound 1.7 km from Calton Hill, Our Dynamic Earth and Royal Botanic Garden. Novotel Edinburgh Centre has been welcoming guests to its fashionable rooms since 2003.

The hotel is right in the center of Edinburgh. Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Edinburgh city center.

This hotel is placed in Haymarket district, known for a palace, monuments and a theater.

Edinburgh Waverley train station is a 20-minute walk away. Due to its location 10 km from Turnhouse airport, it will take about 10 minutes' drive to get there.

Rooms

Novotel Edinburgh Centre is a contemporary hotel offering rooms with a laptop-size safe, a dressing area, a refrigerator, a minibar and a living area as well as a dishwasher, an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers. Some rooms overlook the castle. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

At the family restaurant guests can enjoy international cuisine. Guests can quench their thirst at Naturally Lit Elements bar with a favorite drink. Kanpai Sushi and Indaba are situated in a ski area, about 350 meters from the venue.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

A safe deposit box, a free car park and a storage room together with computers, conference equipment and a slide projector are offered.

Relax

Novotel Edinburgh Centre provides meals, cribs and babysitting for children. A gym and fitness classes are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 20 per stay.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   180.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Archery

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Children's buffet
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9DE

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.0 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.5 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.1 km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
    280 m
  • Passorn (cuisine: Thai)
    250 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    180

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Novotel Edinburgh Centre Edinburgh location
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          Hotel Address:

          80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9DE

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Edinburgh
            1.0 km
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            10.0 km
          • Dundee (DND)
            57.5 km
          Train Stations
          • Edinburgh Waverley station
            1.1 km
          • Bus stop
            400 m
          Restaurants
          • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
            280 m
          • Passorn (cuisine: Thai)
            250 m
          Ski areas
          • Midlothian Ski Centre
            1.0 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            180

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          What's nearby

          Places of interest

          • Camera Obscura - 400 m
          • Tollbooth Of St. John's Kirk - 400 m
          • One O'Clock Gun - 400 m
          • Armstrong's - 400 m
          • Old Grassmarket Well - 400 m
          • Saint Margaret's Chapel - 400 m
          • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 400 m
          • Scottish Genealogy Society & Family History Centre - 400 m
          • Mons Meg - 400 m
          • National War Museum Of Scotland - 400 m
          • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers - 400 m
          • Geoffrey (Tailor) Weaving Mill - 400 m

          Shopping areas

          • Alexander Leven - 200 m
          • Armstrong's - 400 m

          Amusement

          • D B Amusements - 200 m
          • Cameo Cinema Plc - 300 m
          • Odeon Edinburgh - 300 m
          • Filmhouse - 300 m
          • Gold Rush Amusements - 300 m
          • cameo picturehouse - 300 m

          Museums

          • The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre - 400 m

          Theaters

          • The Royal Lyceum Theatre Co - 300 m
          • King's Theatre - 300 m
          • Royal Lyceum Theatre - 300 m
          • Usher Hall - 400 m

          Local attractions

          • Calton Hill - 1.7 km
            off Regent Road, Edinburgh
          • Our Dynamic Earth - 1.7 km
            112 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
          • Mansfield Place Church - 1.8 km
            East London Street, Edinburgh
          • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.7 km
            75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
          • Holyrood Park - 1.8 km
            Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh

          Near the hotel

          • George Heriot's School - 140 m
            8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh
          • National War Museum of Scotland - 420 m
            Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
          • The Scotch Whisky Experience - 490 m
            354 Castlehill, Edinburgh
          • Old Town - 510 m
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          • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 520 m
            Castlehill, Edinburgh
          • National Museum of Scotland - 630 m
            Chambers Street, Edinburgh
          • Castle Rock - 450 m
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          Restaurants nearby

          • Castle Terrace - 280 m

            Address: 33-35 Castle Terrace

            91% likes this, based on 924 reviews
            Cuisine: Scottish

          • Indaba - 320 m

            Address: 3 Lochrin Terrace
            Phone: 0131 221 1554

            71% likes this, based on 424 reviews
            Price Range: GBP 13 - GBP 25

          • Namaste Kathmandu - 570 m

            Address: 17-19 Forest Road
            Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

            75% likes this, based on 75 reviews
            Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
            Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 31

          • Passorn - 250 m

            Address: 23-23a Brougham Place
            Phone: 1312291537

            86% likes this, based on 388 reviews
            Cuisine: Thai

          • Kanpai Sushi - 340 m

            Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
            Phone: 0131 228 1602

            80% likes this, based on 247 reviews
            Cuisine: Japanese
            Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 24

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            180

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          Novotel Edinburgh Centre Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Novotel Edinburgh Centre

          Average guest rating

          7.8out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 509 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            5.8

            The room was spacious and kept clean and tidy.

            The language barrier with the staff and level of service

          • Single
            7.4

            I liked the location (next to the City centre and the Edinburgh International Congress Centre.

            Cleanliness of the room was not extraordinary (no rechange towels one day of my stay, water glass not changed).

          • Couple
            7.8

            Comfortable clean room, Spa was lovely, wide selection of food at breakfast.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            It was a clean ,the staff were very friendly and close to all the ammenitys

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            The hotel was very central close to all the places to visit to make it an excellent base. The bus stops close to the hotel gave a good service to Princes Street with its shopping, pubs, gallaries etc. Also to Holyrood Palace and to Royal Yacht Britannia. The staff were very helpful but the resturant for breakfast was very crowded on our last day due to it being a bank holiday weekend with coach parties.

            The hotel being near the castle meant that if you wanted to walk to Princes Street it was a step climb back up or not easy for the less able. Also could have done with an extra pillow.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            very comfortable warm friendly nice location

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The staff went out of their way to help us get settled in and the room was comfortable and well worth the discounted deal we got. Would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone looking to be in close proximity to the shops and sights, but enough out of the way to avoid city noise.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            The location and convienience to the city centre was ideal as we were using public transport to get around.

            The pool facilities looked inviting although rather on the small size we did not use the pool as it was full on both occasions we would have liked to use it.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            It was very convenient to the castle, Princes Street etc.

            Having to pay £10 on exit each time from the car park and not sure when you returned if you would able to get parked again

          • Couple
            9.6

            Our room was very stylish & clean. The pool & spa area were also clean & well kept. Staff very friendly & helpful at all times.

            A bit of noise Sat & Sun a.m. at the rear of the hotel

          • Family with children
            10.0

            Staff very helpful and all parts of the hotel were spotlessly clean. The location was excellent. The pool, jacuzzi, steam and sauna were very relaxing with reasonable opening times.

          • Couple
            8.2

            The breakfast was very good with lots of variety, something for everyone. The pool was also a nice feature to have - although very small there is a jacuzzi also.

            The building site opposite wasn't the best view! But this was silent whilst in the room and isn't a problem. You could

          • Single
            10.0

            Very new and modern hotel ,very clean and quiet rooms ,a ver pleasurable stay

          • Couple
            7.8

            The staff were very helpful and the facilities (swimming pool and gym), internet access was good

            The toilet being seperate to the hand basin and shower. Also the extracter fan was not working in the shower, so the room got very hot while taking a shower.

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            good hotel , rooms clean and big , the pool facilities were clean , however the pool was a bit too small and the turkish bath was a bit too basic . But there were not a lot of guests , so was ok

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Novotel Edinburgh Centre Edinburgh location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9DE

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Edinburgh
            1.0 km
          Airports
          • Turnhouse (EDI)
            10.0 km
          • Dundee (DND)
            57.5 km
          Train Stations
          • Edinburgh Waverley station
            1.1 km
          • Bus stop
            400 m
          Restaurants
          • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
            280 m
          • Passorn (cuisine: Thai)
            250 m
          Ski areas
          • Midlothian Ski Centre
            1.0 km
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            180

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghNovotel Edinburgh Centre

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

          Use Badge