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Find inexpensive lodging in the heart of the old city centre in Edinburgh Scotland. Cheaper accommodation (hotel, hostel, self catering apartment, bed and breakfast) near main sights, landmarks and central squares.

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Nearest train station : Edinburgh's principal railroad hub is Waverley rail station. The station lies between the Old and New Towns, adjacent to Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and the Princes Street Gardens. There are train connections to all over the UK, such as Birmingham New Street, Glasgow Central and London Kings Cross.

Railway Accommodation -- We can offer you the cheapest hotels and hostels near by a railway station in Scotland.

Nearest airport : the closest major airport is Edinburgh Airport, the busiest airport of Scotland. Other major airports of Scotland are Glasgow International and Glasgow Prestwick.

By Car : Edinburgh city centre can be reached by the M8, M9, A90/M90, A1and A702/M74 motorways.

Main Bus Station : the principal coach station can be found at St Andrew Square.

Cruise Port : the cruise port terminal of Edinburgh is situated at Leith docks. See our hotel or b&b accommodation nearby.

Edinburgh Cheap Accommodations in City Centre

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Edinburgh Scotland hotel availability. Low cost deals for cheaply or more luxurious accommodations right in the center of the city. Discount Hotel or Bed and Breakfast.

Edinburgh City Centre is formed by the Old Town and New Town. Most tourist sights and landmarks can be found in Edinburgh's Old Town, the medieval heart along the Royal Mile which runs from the Castle to Holyrood Palace. New Town is the commercial centre of the city.

There is a large choice of historic, chic and great value lodging right in the centre of Edinburgh Scotland. Shops, theatres, museums, galleries and Waverley train station are located within easy reach of these hotels, hostels and b&b's. Some offer free on site car parking and free WiFi access.

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Old and New Town - Main Squares

Edinburgh City Center -- The UNESCO World Heritage Site at the heart of the city combines the medieval Old Town, the Georgian New Town and award winning modern architecture. Central Edinburgh offers mysterious winding streets, elegant terraces and an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants.

Central Edinburgh has two distinct parts, divided by Princes Street. Old Town and New Town.

The Old Town represents the total extent of the twin burghs of Edinburgh and Canongate for the first 650 years of their existence, and its general appearance and character remain indubitably medieval with its tortuous alleys and tightly packed closes.

The majority of the city's most famous tourist sights and landmarks are found in the Old Town. Main sights include Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, St. Giles Cathedral and the Law Courts, the Royal Museum of Scotland, Surgeons Hall and McEwan Hall.

To the north of Princes Street lies the New Town of Edinburgh. The New town itself is over 200 years old, and stands in total contrast to the Old Town. The layout is symmetrical, the streets are broad and straight, and most of the buildings are Neoclassical in design. Today the New Town is the bustling hub of the city's professional, commercial and business life, dominated by shops, banks and offices.

Main squares located in Edinburgh City Centre, Scotland.

Charlotte Square -- central Edinburgh square located in the New Town, at the west end of George Street. In the middle od the square stands a statue of Prince Albert.

George Square -- found in the south of the city centre, adjacent to The Meadows, which is a large public park.

St Andrews Square -- located at the east end of George Street in New Town city center of Edinburgh Scotland, and dominated by the Melville Monument and Dundas House. St Andrew Square is also home to the Stock Exchange.

Bristo Square -- public square owned by the Edinburgh University. Commonly used by traceurs, skateboarders, rollerbladers and bmx riders. During Edinburgh Fringe Festival certain shows and stages take place at Bristo Sq..

Grassmarket -- old historical market square close to Edinburgh Castle. The old market area is surrounded by pubs, clubs, local retail shops, and several hotels such as the Grassmarket Hotel and Apex City Hotel. Grassmarket is centrally located in Edinburgh’s Old Town, within walking distance of the Lothian Road and Princes Street.

Hunter Square -- located on the corner of High Street or Royal mile, and South bridge. Surrounded with pubs, cafes and hotels like the Ibis Hotel. The 2 star Ibis Hotel is a cheaper hotel right on the square, just off The Royal Mile.

St Patrick Square -- located just south of the city centre.

Cheap Edinburgh hotel and b&b in city centre

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