Leonardo Hotel Edinburgh City


Hotel and location

The 3* Leonardo Edinburgh City is a stylish hotel housed in a 19th century historic building. Its central location makes it an ideal base from which to explore Edinburgh on foot. The hotel is just 12 minutes walk from Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile, the main thoroughfare of the city`s Old Town is 20 minutes away. Edinburgh`s West End, famous for its shops, restaurants and bars is also approximately 20 minutes walk away.

Room and facilities

All of the 52 spacious rooms at the 3* Leonardo Edinburgh City are decorated in subtle tones and have ensuite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries. In-room amenities include free Wi-Fi, flat screen television, work desk, tea & coffee making facilities, hair dryer and iron & ironing board. Guests staying in Superior room types receive extra benefits during their stay including early check-in and later check-out times. Executive rooms also include bathrobes and mini bar. After a days sightseeing, guests can relax and enjoy a drink in Simpsons Bar. Although there is not a restaurant serving evening meals, the hotel is surrounded by excellent eateries and the hotel staff are happy to make recommendations. A generous hot buffet breakfast is served every morning from 7am-10am during the week and form 8am-11am at weekends.

Board basis

Room Only.


Check-in: 4pm Check-out: 12pm

Family rooms

1 child under 12 free, sharing with 2 adults.

Car parking

No onsite parking. Discounted parking is available at Edinburgh Castle Terrace NCP car park, EH1 2EW, 2 minutes drive from hotel.

Getting there

BY CAR: Heading north west on A74(M), at junction 13 take the A702 exit to Edinburgh/Lanark/A73. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto A702. After 0.2 miles at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on A702 for 1.1 miles. Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout and stay on A702 for the next 22.1 miles. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Carlops Rd/A702 and continue on for 8.4 miles. Keep left to stay on A702 for the next 3.6 miles and then at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Biggar Road/A702. Use the left-hand lane to merge onto The City of Edinburgh bypass/A720 via the slip road to Forth Bridge/Glasgow/Stirling/Airport, after 0.2 miles merge onto The City of Edinburgh Bypass/A720 and continue for 5.9 miles. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A8 slip road to the City Centre/Edinburgh West/Edinburgh North/Leith and merge onto Glasgow Road/A8. After 1.5 miles turn left onto Belgrave Terrace/Clermiston Road and continue through 1 roundabout. After 0.9 miles turn left and then right and the hotel will be on the left.
BY TRAIN: The hotel is approximately 1 mile from both Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Haymarket Stations.

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79 Lauriston Place, Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH3 9HZ