Stay Central

A Hotel in Edinburgh, Lothian

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139 Cowgate

Stay Central, Edinburgh

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Nestled on the edge of the historic Royal Mile, Stay Central boasts an envious location at the heart of Edinburgh. With its charming cobbled courtyard and original features the 17th Century building blends together the old and the new. The 42 stylish and spacious hotels rooms, all with lift access, are designed for your comfort and are fitted with fashionable furnishings, pay to view movies and direct dial telephone.

Situated just moments from the buzz of Princes Street and the serene tranquillity of Edinburgh Castle, Stay Central Hotel is ideally placed for your break in Scotland's capital. With discounted parking for hotel guests at the nearby NCP car park it is easy to get out and discover new experiences. Take a break from the day and relax with a drink in the Three Sisters Pub with its huge outdoor plasma screen.

Located next to the reception, this vibrant pub offers a fabulous range of drinks, local entertainment and even serves a hearty Scottish breakfast. Please note the bar and courtyard can result in noise affecting some rooms overlooking the courtyard.

3 star rating

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

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National Museum of Scotland - 0.1 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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Writer's Museum - 0.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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Scottish National Gallery - 0.3 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

Scott Monument - 0.4 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Edinburgh Castle - 0.4 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

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