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The soul of Edinburgh

the city that inspires us

Drawn from the brutal beauty of Edinburgh itself, Market Street hotel combines bold design and distinct comfort to boast the city’s newest urban escape. Primely placed in the epicentre of Edinburgh. It’s ideally situated to discover your own path as you explore our enchanting city.

You’ll find Edinburgh Castle and the famous Royal Mile in the Old town only a short stroll away. Cross the Waverley valley to find St Andrew’s Square, the city’s gastro hub and experience the elegant new town which boasts magnificent Georgian architecture complete with boutique shops and artisan cafes, only a stone’s throw away. 


6 Market Street 

Edinburgh EH1 1DE 

Scotland, United Kingdom 

+44 (0)131 322 9229

Where old meets new

A city of contrasts, Edinburgh is an effortless blend of thriving modern culture and living history.

Embark on your own adventure in this charming, forward thinking city.

Public transport

You can reach Market Street hotel very easily from the airport,


The bus ride ends at Waverley Bridge, where you will need to get off. The hotel is a very short walk to the left. You can purchase Airlink single and return tickets directly from the Airlink drivers. Buses run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Departures are every 10 minutes between 04:00 and midnight and every 15 minutes through the night.

The journey from Edinburgh Airport to the City Centre lasts approximately 30 minutes.


If taking the tram, get off at the stop called “Princes Street” (right beside the Scottish National Gallery). From here make your way to Market Street, which is a 10 minutes’ walk away. You can purchase tram single and return tickets at the kiosk just before the tram stop at the airport, or at the vending machines. Tickets can’t be purchased on board. All single and return tickets must be used to board within 30 minutes of purchase, activation or validation.

Trams run between 6:30AM and 10:30PM. Departures are approximately every 10 minutes.

The journey from Edinburgh Airport to the City Centre lasts approximately 40 minutes.


We do not have on-site parking. However we work with an external car park located next to the Waverley train Station, within a short walk to the hotel.

Edinburgh Castle

Visible from our outdoor terraces and only a short walk from our hotel, Edinburgh castle is the jewel in the crown of Edinburgh's skyline. Playing host to an array of internationally acclaimed events and artists it's one of the most exciting historic sites in Western Europe. Set in the heart of our dynamic capital city, it is sure to capture your imagination. Ask our friendly and knowledgeable team of locals how best to see the Castle during your visit!

Calton Hill

Take a short hike! Calton Hill is a 15 minute walk from our hotel, now established as one of Edinburgh's main hills, set right in the city centre. It is unmistakable with its Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline.

The top of Calton hill is a usually quiet place to visit on any day, with its grassy slopes and panoramic views of the city, including down the length of Princes street and on to Edinburgh Castle. There is also a good view North of the ruddy-coloured cliffs of Salisbury Crags and Edinburgh's highest point, Arthur's Seat.


For designer shopping in Edinburgh's New Town, visit Multrees Walk. A beautiful street, home to the most exclusive stores such as Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga.

Six Nations Rugby 2020

BT Murrayfield is the home of Scottish rugby and plays host to some incredible international fixtures throughout the year. Market Street hotel is ideally located, just a 20 minute tram ride from the stadium and steps from Waverley station, get in touch and start planning your rugby weekend in Edinburgh.

The Scotland vs England fixture returns to Edinburgh this February with Scotland in with a chance to retain the Calcutta Cup for a third year after their historic win in 2018 and the nail-biting draw at Twickenham in 2019. The Six Nations is the perfect time to visit Edinburgh, stay for a night or two and take-in the the electric atmosphere of this 'Auld' rivalry.

Scotland’s home game fixtures for Six Nations 2020 are:

Saturday 8th February 2020 – Scotland v England at 16:45

Sunday 8th March 2019 – Scotland v France at 15:00

Edinburgh Playhouse

The UK's largest all seated theatre plays host to some of the biggest names in live music, comedy and musical theatre. Edinburgh playhouse is just a fifteen minute walk from Market Street hotel or five minutes by taxi, we're perfectly located for your next theatre break.

Currently on show until mid-April is Disney's soul-stirring Lion King, brought to life live on stage in a stunning musical performance. If you're planning to take in a show, get in touch to book your stay.

Unrivalled views

Enjoy rooftop views across the city and take in Edinburgh’s iconic landmarks from our private outdoor terraces. Located in a sheltered position, nestled into the roofscape of the Old Town itself, offering you the feeling of being both surrounded by the city whilst soaring above it at the same time.