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Cairn Hotel

3-star3 stars
10-18 Windsor StreetEdinburghScotlandEH7 5JRUnited Kingdom

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
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Very Good8.2
Great location
Fantastic service
Delicious food
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Cairn Hotel

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What’s around Cairn Hotel


  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (17-minute walk)
  • Princes Street Gardens (18-minute walk)
  • Arthur's Seat (20-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (20-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (24-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (26-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 28-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 16-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 13-min drive
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station 14-min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 72 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-5 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lift

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Cairn Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Cairn Hotel Edinburgh
  • Cairn Hotel
  • Cairn Edinburgh
  • Cairn Hotel Edinburgh Scotland
  • Cairn Hotel Edinburgh Scotland


Parties and events are allowed on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Breakage deposit: GBP 250.00 per stay

Optional extras

Self-parking costs GBP 10 per day with in/out privileges

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)

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.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 944 reviews

Cairn Hotel
Well located in a Georgian terrace.
Edinburgh is a lovely city. The hotel is very friendly but the rooms are extremely small.
David, gb2 night trip
Cairn Hotel
Very Good8.0
Decent Hotel
All good although internally a bit of a labyrinth and room on the small side.
Peter, gb1 night trip
Cairn Hotel
Great find for the Playhouse
Great find. We booked for a weekend trip to see Kevin Bridges in his sell out tour at the Edinburgh Playhouse. The room was well worth the money, coffee in the room and a welcome basket with bottled water, crisps and biscuits. We didn't have breakfast on our first day but regretted our choice of venue so took advantage of the hotel breakfast on the second day. It was a good breakfast for £6.50... Cereal, yogurts, fruit, cold meats, cheese, hot scrambled eggs, bacon and beans plus chocolate and blueberry muffins, croissants, Belgian waffles, toast with jams, honey, Nutella, etc. Choice of teas and coffees. Buffet style, great value. I have read many reviews which criticised the breakfast but I can honestly say that it was great value, having tried out a nearby alternative venue. Walkable to all sights... Hollyrood Palace 20 mins, Royal Mile 15 mins, Princess Street 12 mins, etc. We enjoyed our stay and would use this hotel if visiting Edinburgh again.
Corisande, gb2 night trip
Cairn Hotel
Everything Excellent!!!!!
The Cairn Hotel is a real wee hidden gem!!! It's central, just round corner from Edinburgh Playhouse theatre. The welcome was superb, the room was beautiful! Plenty of space in the beautiful appointed room. looks as though it has been recently refurbished, very clean, very fresh. Staff were do friendly and helpful, couldn't do enough for us!Everything about this hotel was excellent! Actually much better than many 5 star hotels we've stayed in!!!
A Traveller, gb1 night trip
Cairn Hotel
Very Good8.0
Good time in Edinburgh, hotel not bad
Went with friends for a birthday gift, hotel fine -service not great A loud noise was coming from our radiator and woke us at 7 am one morning and again in the evening but we had to phone 3 times to get anyone to come up to the room. Also on checking out we asked to leave our luggage till later and was charged a £1 per bag, I have stayed in hotels all over the world and have never been asked to pay to leave luggage
Karen, gb2 night trip

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