We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

Visit hotel website
Traveller (691)
Room & Suite (203)
Dining (51)
Certificate of Excellence

About

Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Certificate of Excellence
Stylish and sophisticated, Radisson Blu Edinburgh is located on the historic Royal Mile in the heart of the city. Popular attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Vaults are within walking distance. Each of the 238 elegant bedrooms and suites offer modern conveniences such as a pillow menu and Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. With 2 on-site restaurants, you won't have to go far for a delicious meal or just stay in and order room service. When you're not out exploring the capital, book a massage or beauty treatment at Melrose Spa, workout at the Health Club or take a dip in the swimming pool. Enjoy helpful services like on-site parking, Express Laundry and One Touch Service. The meeting and events space offers 8 rooms suitable for small gatherings, large conferences and other social occasions for up to 250 people.
Read more
Property amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
Show more
Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Hotel deals

Location

Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
313Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
179Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
Read more
See all nearby hotels
2,083Reviews
796Photos
53Q+A
100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 1,333
  • 581
  • 122
  • 32
  • 16
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Just home having spent our 3rd visit to this gorgeous Hotel, right in the heart of the buzzing Royal Mile. Half way between the top and the bottom of the Mile, you are only a 5 to 10 minute walk from Princess Street and a huge variety of shops and all the local transport
Read more
Hotel's Favourite
Spent four nights here with hubby for birthday celebrations. Contacted hotel in advance to ask for quiet room & mentioned birthday! On arrival we were given complimentary room upgrade , a lovely bottle of bubbly & some chocolate strawberries 🍓😋😋 & a birthday card !! A lovely
Read more
Response from LauraHofmans, Guest Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Galwaygirl39, Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful five star review with us! I am excited to read that you enjoyed your time at the Radisson Blu in Edinburgh and our 'super' staff went out of their way to make your birthday celebrations extra special; I am thrilled to share your compliments with Ayat and Georgia! Our team loves celebrating so do not hesitate to contact feedback.edinburgh@radissonblu.com prior to your stay to personalise your stay so we can create many more memorable moments together! We are looking forward to welcome you back at our hotel in the near future! Warmest regards, Laura Hofmans Guest Relations E: laura.hofmans@radissonblu.com
Read more
Booked the hotel for an overnight as we were going to a show. I wasn't dissapointed at all. The Hotel itself has fantastic "Kerb Appeal " the outside sets you up nicely for what follows. The reception staff were excellent, really friendly welcome and a chocolate brownie
Read more
The hotel was very comfortable and the staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. Pablo was so warm, positive and helpful on reception. The location is great - quiet and very accessible for all the main sites. We loved our time at the hotel and will be back.
Read more
+7
My husband and I stayed at the Radisson Blu Royal Mile for a celebration and from the moment we arrived we were treated like Royalty from the staff. We were offered a complimentary upgrade & complimentary drinks at the bar as soon as we checked in. We arrived in our room & it
Read more
Response from LauraHofmans, Guest Relations at Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
Responded 3 days ago
Dear LCRC75, Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful five star review! I am thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed staying with us and that our staff treated you well. At Radisson Blu we aim to create Memorable Moments for our guests; our team loves it when guests inform us of special occasions so we can arrange some nice surprises during their stay! Glad to hear you savoured a delicious Vintage afternoon tea in our Itchycoo Bar and Restaurant; I will definitely pass on your kind words to our kitchen and Itchycoo team. I am looking forward to your next stay with us! Warmest regards, Laura Hofmans Guest Relations laura.hofmans@radissonblu.com
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Pool & BeachBusiness Centre & Event Rooms
Small design flaw.. Little scratches make it look dirty..
PreviousNext
12345641
Yes they are, and they havr free locker as well to store valuables.
0 votes
Show all answers
Good evening Mark, At Radisson Blu we have onsite 24hr parking; entrance via Blackfriars St and level 4 will bring you straight through to reception. Our residents rate is £12.50 per 24 hours but please ensure you have your ticket validated at reception to avail of this discount. So your welcome to park up, relax and enjoy everything Edinburgh has to offer! Best regards, Claire Calvert
1 vote
Show all answers
Is there parking spaces?
Not sure as travelled by train. Suggest you check with the hotel
0 votes
Show all answers
Hello Tania E, There are a number of easy transportation methods to Edinburgh City Centre; Airport – City Tram: £5.50 per person / per journey, Travel time: 30mins Airlink 100 – Bus: £4.50 per person / £7.50 return, Travel time: 25mins Taxi, £20 – £25, Travel time: 20 – 30 mins (depending on traffic) I would personally recommend the Airlink 100 bus to / from Waverly Bridge as the buses are very frequent and its the closest public transport to the hotel, 5 mins walk via Cockburn St. We look forward to welcoming you to Radisson Blu soon!
0 votes
Show all answers
Dear clpmt, I can confirm that the temperature of the pool is 29.7. Unfortunately we do not have a Jacuzzi but we do have a sauna and steam room. Hopefully we can look forward to welcoming you to the hotel in December! Warmest regards, Claire Calvert
0 votes
Show all answers
PreviousNext
12345611
"Ask for a quiet room when booking and tell them it's a birthday as this seems to win favour from reading other reviews!"
"Don't bother spending additional money on a superior room - Save your money for the other parts of your trip!"
"The views to the rear of the property are not great but if you choose to overlook the Royal Mile they aren't bad."
"Arthur's Seat view rooms are at the back of the hotel, so quieter."
"The receptionist took all our requests on board and dealt with our wishes"
PreviousNext
12345620
PRICE RANGE
US$125 - US$483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
radisson blu hotel, edinburgh hotel edinburghradisson edinburghedinburgh radissonradisson hotel edinburgh
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghCowgateOld Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
238
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing