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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 9DE, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Grassmarket
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cots/infant beds
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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  • Great location close to all attractions but a short walk away so nice and quiet. Missed…Aug 7, 2020
  • Facilities were basic obviously covid related but did call about pool and facilities and…Jul 29, 2020

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

from £72
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed, View

What’s around Novotel Edinburgh Centre


  • In Old Town
  • Grassmarket - 5-minute walk
  • Royal Mile - 9-minute walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 10-minute walk
  • Princes Street - 10-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11-minute walk
  • George Street - 14-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 25-minute walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 35-min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 15-min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 17-min walk
  • Slateford Station 7-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 180 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
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

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

  • Discounted off-site parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 786
  • Conference space size (meters) - 73
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Sofa bed
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The TAP Bar & Kitchen – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Novotel Edinburgh Centre’s small print

Also known as

  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre
  • Accor Edinburgh Centre
  • Edinburgh Novotel
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Scotland
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Edinburgh
  • Novotel Edinburgh Centre Hotel Edinburgh


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

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 10 PM
  • Parking height restrictions apply.

    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; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

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

    Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10

    Self-parking costs GBP 22 per night

    Parking is available nearby and costs GBP 18.00 per day

    Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 13.95 per person (approximately)

    Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 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 Novotel Edinburgh Centre

    • Does Novotel Edinburgh Centre offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, Novotel Edinburgh Centre does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
      Yes. Self-parking costs GBP 22 per night. Parking spaces may be limited.
    • Is there a pool at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
      Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7 AM to 10 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
      Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
      You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability).
    • Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
      Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Lovecrumbs (3-min walk), Timberyard (3-min walk) and The Fat Pony (3-min walk).

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.6 From 755 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Great hotel & staff
    Enjoyed our stay. This was our first and probably last family mini break since the pandemic. Hotel really put a lot of work into making things safe for guests. Room service was free. Room was lovely, service was great - will definitely stay again in the future.
    gb2 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Parking charges
    The hotel was lovely. Very unhappy about the parking charge!! £72 for 4 nights, when we last stayed it was £20 for 4 nights. No where stated this increase. Luckily we had spare money to pay for this otherwise we would have missed out on a days worth of activities to pay for parking.
    Nicole, gb4 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Nice stay
    Lovely hotel great pool area and nearby cheap parking. Friendly team and great room 9/10 For 10/10 no need to add huge surcharge for the privilege of choosing their breakfast in the morning!!!
    Jon, gb1 night business trip
    Very good 8.0
    Overall a nice hotel
    We had a double room and the 2 children shared the sofa bed. It was quite a squeeze as the rooms are too small really for a family of 4 and there is nowhere to put your clothes other than a very small wardrobe with a couple of coat hangers! The children loved the pool but the chlorine was so strong all our eyes were streaming and we were coughing for quite a while after getting out. Breakfasts were fantastic and location was good too.
    gb2 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Not one big thing but a few wee things!
    The room we booked was a family room and it cost us £134. We asked for a cot to be supplied, which it was. The room was very small and laid out poorly. The bathroom was tiny and consisted of shower, bath and sink and the toilet was in a separate room altogether....a tiny room with no elbow room. We didn’t like that the sink wasn’t in the same room as the toilet, there were numerous places to touch before you could wash your hands! The water pressure was awful...the sink drain was really smelly and the bed was rock hard! Biggest disappointment was the changing facilities in the “Leisure centre” which consisted of about 12 lockers and one 5 foot bench. No baby table or was awful trying to organise myself, a 4yo and a 8 month old after a swim, with a queue of people waiting for me to finish so they could then get ready! It’s like they expect you to traipse back to your room, soaking wet, to get changed! The man on reception spoke very poor English...we both struggled at check-in! And for £134 a night, I’d have expected a complementary bottle of water in the fridge but there was nothing. And the parking facilities were really tight. We felt this was a mediocre hotel trying its best to be posh (and failing!)
    Laura, gb1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Lovely stay
    First time in Edinburgh with family, we are really glad that we choose the Novotel hotel. The hotel is lovely and Central to most place we visited, the food was really good and the staff were very accommodating.
    gb4 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Check in was very slow and our room was not ready. But they did provide us a free drink as we waited just over an hour. One lift was broken and the volume of people using the other one made it impossible to take cases up to the forth floor, we had to use the stairs. The room was a bit small for four people and the settee bed for the children too small, my daughter had to share with us. The shower wasn’t very clean but everywhere else fine. Lots of noisy guests (but to be expected at busy times). Leisure pool had no appropriate changing facilities. The location was fine if you had a car but quite a long way from the station with cases and two children (one only 3).
    gb2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great with children
    Stayed for 1 night with a small child. The room was excellent very quiet. Staff amazing with the child even gave her a small toy on check in. Pool a hit and breakfast lovely.
    Beverley, gb1 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Pleasant stay
    Giid location, lovely to have a pool and spa area. Breakfast is buffet style, with ample veggie and vegan selections. The staff are all really friendly and helpful. The room was very comfy, the bed had a good firm mattress.
    gb2 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    WiFi doesn’t work
    gb3 night business trip

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