Where to Stay Edinburgh’s West End

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Visiting Edinburgh for a city break and looking to avoid the Old Town crowds? Edinburgh’s West End Village is a quirky neighbourhood best suited for those who like food, pubs and independent shops owned by locals.

The beauty of the West End in Edinburgh is that you are so close to the city centre yet far enough to avoid the Scotland souvenir shops!

Let’s take a look at where to stay in the West End! Below, we’ll share the best hotels and Airbnb apartments for every budget.

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Edinburgh West End Hotels

There is a fair amount of choice when it comes to hotels in Edinburgh’s West End with a decent variety when it comes to satisfying budgets.

This means you can book a boutique hotel with castle views for a special occasion or a budget room for a flying visit.

West End sign in Edinburgh

Airbnbs In Edinburgh West End

Want to have the place to yourself so you can enjoy privacy and/or cook for yourself after visiting one of Edinburgh’s weekend markets?

An Airbnb may be the best option for you.

Shandwick Place West End Shops

Edinburgh West End Hostels

If you are flying solo and want to meet friends or are visiting on a tight budget consider one of the following Edinburgh hostels located in the West End.

St Marys Cathedral West End

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