Where to stay in Edinburgh City Centre this Christmas

Why not make the most of your trip visiting us on board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride at Edinburgh’s Waverley Station and enhance your Polar Express experience by extending your visit to take in all the sites Edinburgh has to offer! Keep reading below to find out where to stay in Edinburgh this Christmas. To get the most out of your trip why not book a hotel right in Edinburgh city centre at the heart of all the magic Edinburgh has to offer this Christmas! If you’re also looking for things to do this Christmas in Edinburgh we also have a guide just for that!

Where to stay for The Polar Express
Where to stay for The Polar Express

As Waverley Station is at the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre there are many hotels just walking distance from the station and central to all the festive fun you can expect this Christmas. 

Where to stay in Edinburgh this Christmas when visiting THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride?

If you’re wondering where to stay in Edinburgh this Christmas when you come to visit us on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, we have compiled a short list below to help you. Whilst we are not affiliated with these hotels or cannot accept responsibility for your stay with them, they have some great reviews! Be sure to check them out!

Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre Royal Mile Hotel 

Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre is just off the famous Royal Mile in Old Town, close to Edinburgh Waverley Station, just 0.3 miles away and a 4-minute walk from the Royal Mile. An ideal location in the city, suitable for the whole family near Edinburgh’s top attractions and dining establishments. See the Premier Inn website to view their availability. 

The Scotsman Hotel 

This stylish hotel in Edinburgh may be more suitable for our older guests who are travelling with us on board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride this Christmas. Formally the Scotsman Newspaper, this hotel boasts a historic atmosphere in the middle of the city centre. Guests can enjoy their onsite cinema showing films, ballet, and opera. Located with immediate access to Waverley Station this Hotel makes the perfect stay for our guests that enjoy a taste of luxury. See availability and find out more on The Scotsman hotel website.

The Grassmarket Hotel 

Suitable for the whole family, this quirky hotel incorporates a retro atmosphere with vintage and creative décor in their rooms, while keeping a minimalistic style making them perfect for both work and play with a wide variety of different rooms available. Centrally located in the heart of Edinburgh, with only a 10-minute walk from Waverley Station, this hotel would make an ideal stay for our guests this Christmas season. Make sure to book your room early to avoid disappointment! You can book The Grassmarket Hotel here.

Old Waverley Hotel 

And of course, with only a 5-minute walk from Edinburgh’s Waverley Station, Suitable for both the whole family and our older guests, The Old Waverley Hotel. With both elegant and stylish features this hotel boasts cosy atmosphere, traditional décor, and traditional Scottish hospitality to perfect your stay in Edinburgh this Christmas. View their website today to book your stay at the Old Waverley Hotel

Wherever you decide to stay this Christmas while visiting us on in Edinburgh on board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, make sure to book your stay early as the Christmas season in Edinburgh’s city centre is a must-see destination for locals and tourists across the world!

Please note, we are not responsible for your experience at any of these venues and we are not affiliated with any.

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