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Best Hotels for Business Travel Edinburgh

With one of the largest tourism industries in the UK and high hotel occupancy rates year-round, it’s not surprising that Edinburgh topped the charts for best regional city for hotel investment in 2018.

Hosting more international visitors than any other UK city outside London, Edinburgh attracts significant levels of investment in the hotel sector, with supply increasing to match demand.

With growing numbers of properties to choose from, we’ve simplified the process by listing five of our top picks for business travel in Scotland’s capital.  


Novotel Edinburgh

Centrally located in Scotland’s capital, the 4-star Novotel Edinburgh Centre is in easy walking distance to Edinburgh’s main attractions and business district. Guests are well accommodated for with free Wi-Fi, an onsite fitness and well-being centre, and seven meeting rooms for hosting business. A variety of room types cater to all budgets and purposes, with Castle View rooms available for a more scenic stay.

80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DE

👍 Free Wi-Fi      👍 Meeting Facilities    👍 Fitness Centre     👍 Parking    👍  Laundry Facilities

Novotel Edinburgh


Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel

With views of a stunning private garden square, Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel spans across seven interconnected Georgian townhouses. With elegant guest rooms and modern public spaces, the hotel is a unique blend of old and new, located in Edinburgh’s New Town, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Onsite you will find a Middle Eastern restaurant and eight flexible meeting spaces for up to 400 delegates.

38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ

👍 Free Wi-Fi      👍 Meeting Facilities    👍 Fitness Centre     👍 Parking    👍  Laundry Facilities

Kimpton Edinburgh


InterContinental Edinburgh The George

Here’s your chance to stay in one of Edinburgh most iconic and historical buildings, dating back to 1775 when it served as homes for Edinburgh’s most prosperous citizens. The InterContinental Edinburgh The George has been welcoming guests since 1881 and is located in the city centre within easy reach to public transport. The hotel has a magnificent event space known as the King’s Hall and seven additional meeting rooms with a newly equipped gym.

19-21 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PB

👍 Free Wi-Fi     👍 Meeting Facilities     👍 Fitness Centre     👍 Laundry Facilities 

Intercontinental Edinburgh


Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket

Offering 282 lavish and modern rooms, the Leonardo Royal Edinburgh Haymarket hotel lies in the historical heart of the city, right next door to Haymarket station. With close access to Edinburgh International Conference Centre and hosting four on-site meeting rooms, it makes for a convenient stay for business and events travellers.

1 Morrisons Link, Edinburgh, EH3 8DN 

👍 Free Wi-Fi    👍 Meeting Facilities    👍 Fitness Centre    👍 Parking    👍 Laundry Facilities

Leonardo Eninburgh


Travelodge Edinburgh Central Waterloo Place

A popular choice for groups and event travel, Travelodge Edinburgh Central Waterloo Place is conveniently located in Edinburgh’s business area. It offers affordable rooms that don’t lack in comfort, with special Business Rooms on request located on quiet floors to facilitate a productive stay.  All rooms feature a king sized bed, with daily continental breakfast as well as a lounge bar.

3 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BG

Travelodge Edinburgh

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