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Novotel Edinburgh Centre

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/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 cribs/infant beds
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from December 26 2020 to April 15 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • Really liked the style of the room, the comfort of the bed and the shower was good too.Dec 16, 2020
  • Lovely staff. Staff were all so friendly. Room was beautiful and bed was very comfortable…Dec 15, 2020

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

from P4,320
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed
  • Executive Room, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, View

What’s around Novotel Edinburgh Centre


  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Grassmarket - 5 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 9 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • Princes Street - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • George Street - 16 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 15 min walk
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 18 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 19 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 180 rooms


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

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

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



  • Onsite self parking (GBP 22 per night)

  • Onsite parking limited

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

  • Offsite parking nearby (GBP 18.00 per day; discounts available)

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
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 786
  • Conference space size (meters) - 73
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • 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
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • 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.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge.

Novotel Edinburgh Centre’s small print

Also known as

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


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which 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; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability)

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 Novotel Edinburgh Centre currently open?
    This property is closed from December 26 2020 to April 15 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 22 per night. Parking spots 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 - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of GBP 10 (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Novotel Edinburgh Centre?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, The TAP Bar & Kitchen. Nearby restaurants include Timberyard (3-min walk), The Fat Pony (3-min walk), and Le Café Bleu (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Novotel Edinburgh Centre and nearby?
    Novotel Edinburgh Centre has an indoor pool and a sauna, as well as a fitness center.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 622 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Lovely. Clean. Very nice indeed for a budget hotel. Wonderful pool and gym.
Christine, gb3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Really nice stay, the room was lovely. Super clean. Reception was great also. The restaurant and bar was closed due to covid but we could get room service if we needed it. The pool was still open and it could be booked. The only thing we couldn’t get working was syncing our phone to the tv, to be able to watch Netflix or YouTube etc.
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Novotel stay in October
The hotel is overall nice and the rooms are modern and clean. Convenient location, walking distance to most attractions. However the car park has limited spaces and it is overpriced. Also the was no information provided on jacuzzi and saunas being closed upon reservation. And half an hour slots for the pool is definatley not enough in my opinion.
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great family room
The room was clean, ideal for families, had a mini fridge which is always a bonus when you have kids. Swimming pool was nice and warm. Breakfast was wonderful.
Titilia, gb2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Nice place to stay.
Novalet was nice and clean in all espects.staff was very helping. highly recomend .only we requested interconnected rooms for family but not done.
Muhammad, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
We stayed for two nights. Hotel staff very friendly. Hotel really clean throughout. Felt really safe with all the measures taken
gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good location about 5min walk from Princess Street, spacious rooms, shower and bath in each bathroom plus separate toilet, which is always convenient. Due to COVID some limitations, but staff well organised to keep things going. Did not have meals included so not gonna comment, but looked alright with all the hotel’s’ classics available.
Lukas, gb3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable, clean and well located
Very well located hotel with friendly staff who were very welcoming. The hotel was clean throughout and they dealt with the current climate very well. Room was very spacious and stylish and we would definitely return.
Eamon, gb4 night trip
Poor 2.0
Would not come back!
The room I have stayed in was really cold and the air con unit did not work. Having arrived at the hotel Friday night at a different time than my partner she wasn’t allowed in the hotel, although she gave all the details required as my name was on the reservation. This left us disappointed and upset for the rest of the weekend. Breakfast did not have reasonable options and bar was only open after 12 so we couldn’t order water or soft drinks when we were thirsty. Would not visit the hotel again.
George, gb2 night trip
Poor 2.0
star service 4 star prices!!
We've stayed in a number of hotels under Covid secure conditions. Some make additional efforts to stay professional and deliver as close to normal service as possible (Hilton Doubletree for example) others just seem to use it as an excuse for shocking substandard service and unfortunately the Novotel Edinburgh definitely fell in the latter camp.
Gordon, gb1 night family trip

Novotel Edinburgh Centre