Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh

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10/18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Eh7 5Jr, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR  show map
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Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs available

Overview

The cozy Cairn Hotel in Old Town district offers non-smoking rooms with views over Carlton Hill and Calton Hill. Founded in 1980, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2005.

The property is about 300 meters away from Omni Centre, Edinburgh Playhouse and Omni Centre Edinburgh. The venue is set within 1 km from Edinburgh city center.

St. Giles Cathedral is 1.7 km from the hotel and Parliament House is about 1.7 km away.

Guests will find themselves a 15-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station. It will take around 15 minutes to get to Turnhouse airport by car.

Rooms

Cairn Hotel provides 52 guestrooms appointed with a separate toilet, heating, high-speed internet, direct dial phone and satellite TV for a pleasant stay in Edinburgh. They come with a kettle, a microwave and coffee/tea makers as well as bathrooms with towels, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Start your day with a free breakfast served at the bar. Guests will enjoy italian cuisine of Wedgwood The Restaurant, which is about 900 meters away.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are such business facilities as a copier, a business center and a meeting room on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   52.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Elevator

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

10/18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Eh7 5Jr, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    11.1 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    55.8 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    900 m
  • Bus stop
    500 m
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    750 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    780 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.4 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    52

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Rooms and availability

Cairn photos Room Single Room
Single Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 18 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The room with private bathroom offers a Single bed, work desk.

Room facilities
    Cairn photos Room Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 18 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    The room with private bathroom offers a Double bed, work desk.

    Room facilities
      Cairn photos Room Twin Room
      Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 18 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      The room with private bathroom offers two Single beds, work desk.

      Room facilities
        Cairn photos Room Family Room
        Family Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 20 m²
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        • Private bathroom
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        Spacious room with private bathroom offers one Double and two Single beds, work desk.

        Room facilities
          Cairn photos Room Five Bedroom Apartment
          Apartment
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
          Size: 25 m²
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          • Private bathroom
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          The apartment consists of three extra large rooms with up to four Single beds in each, a bedroom with a Double bed, a family bathroom, two en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped modern kitchen, dining and lounge area.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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            Hotel Address:

            10/18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Eh7 5Jr, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Edinburgh
              1.0 km
            Airports
            • Turnhouse (EDI)
              11.1 km
            • Dundee (DND)
              55.8 km
            Train Stations
            • Edinburgh Waverley station
              900 m
            • Bus stop
              500 m
            Restaurants
            • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
              750 m
            • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
              780 m
            Ski areas
            • Midlothian Ski Centre
              1.4 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Doggerfisher Art Gallery - 100 m
            • Edinburgh Printmakers - 100 m
            • Edinburgh Playhouse - 100 m
            • Arthurs Seat - 600 m

            Popular areas

            • Omni Centre Edinburgh - 300 m

            Places of interest

            • Elm Row Bus Stop - 100 m
            • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 400 m
            • Nelson's Monument - 400 m
            • Edinburgh Dungeons - 500 m
            • Nelson Monument - 500 m
            • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 500 m
            • Lothian Border Fire Brigade Club - 600 m
            • Walkabout Inn - 600 m
            • Waterloo Place - 600 m
            • The City of Edinburgh Council - 700 m
            • Canongate Kirk - 700 m

            Train stations

            • Edinburgh Waverley station - 800 m

            Convention centers

            • Omni Centre - 300 m
            • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 500 m

            Shopping areas

            • Multrees Walk - 600 m

            Museums

            • Calton Hill - 300 m
            • The Museum of Edinburgh - 700 m
            • The Peoples Story - 700 m

            Theaters

            • Walkabout Jongleurs - 200 m

            Business areas

            • Multrees Walk - 600 m

            Local attractions

            • The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum - 1.5 km
              Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
            • National War Museum of Scotland - 1.6 km
              Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh
            • St. Giles Cathedral - 1.7 km
              Royal Mile, Edinburgh
            • National Library of Scotland - 1.6 km
              George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
            • The Meadows - 1.6 km
              Old Town, Edinburgh

            Near the hotel

            • New Town - 140 m
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            • Calton Hill - 400 m
              off Regent Road, Edinburgh
            • Waterloo Place - 640 m
              Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh
            • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 770 m
              1 Queen St., Edinburgh
            • Leith - 150 m
              Edinburgh EH6Scotland
            • Mansfield Place Church - 430 m
              East London Street, Edinburgh
            • ScotlandsPeople Centre - 720 m
              3 West Register Street, Edinburgh

            Restaurants nearby

            • Number One - 750 m

              Address: The Balmoral Hotel
              Phone: 01315576727

              77% likes this, based on 458 reviews
              Cuisine: Scottish
              Price Range: CAD 125 - CAD 165

            • Wedgwood The Restaurant - 860 m

              Address: 267 Canongate
              Phone: 0131 558 8737

              86% likes this, based on 964 reviews
              Price Range: CAD 42 - CAD 118

            • Origano - 880 m

              Address: 277
              Phone: 0131 554 6539

              84% likes this, based on 142 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian, Vegetarian
              Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 44

            • The Pompadour by Galvin - 780 m

              Address: Princes Street
              Phone: +44 131 222 8975

              84% likes this, based on 121 reviews
              Cuisine: French, British
              Price Range: CAD 125 - CAD 413

            • Bar Frizzante - 840 m

              Address: 95 Lothian Road
              Phone: 01312297788

              74% likes this, based on 203 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 136

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

            Hotel Awards

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            Cairn Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cairn

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 1035 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            8.0
            Rooms
            10.0
            Service
            8.0
            Value
            8.0
            Dining
            6.0

            Guest reviews

            • Single
              8.8

              excellent value for money.Bed comfortable large room for a single. linen very fresh and water constantly hot including central heating. courteous staff, all the usual facilities at a very good price short bus ride to city centre. Evening indian meal was tasty but average, nicely served

            • Single
              6.2

              The short bread in the room.

              The staff. I couldn't understand the person serving me behind the desk. I felt i was getting in his way.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              its location and the friendly staff

              small bed -I'm only 5.10 but had to use a towel as a shawl over my shoulders! also the layout (hotels) was a bit confusing

            • Single
              10.0

              Great location, clean, and quiet. Had a few drinks in the bar after dinner in a local restaurant.

            • Couple
              6.6

              Kindly staff and good price. 5 minutes walking to pubs and shopping centre.

              The heaters are not enough in winter. They need to improve this installing air conditioners or similar.

            • Family with children
              8.8

              staff were friendly nice atmosphere when you walked into it

              funiture was a bit poor and carpets in room

            • Family with children
              5.8

              The location was good, the room was reasonable, beautiful ensuite, and the first day cleanliness was to a particuarly high standard.

              One day the cleaner had come into our room and not made beds properly, not changed towels, not put new cups out or shampoos, coffees etc. but when compaining to reception the man was more than apologetic and gave us all the items.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Room is big, staff is kindly and useful. Near city center about 10min walk.

              Maybe because the window can not be opend, there is some strange smell in the room.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              I only stayed one night and spent very little time hanging around or using facilities outside my room. However, it was a short walk from the centre, but in a nice quiet area. I have no complaints, it was excellent value for money (only £43 per night), and I will book there again next time i'm in Edinburgh.

            • Couple
              7.0

              altghough the room was a little bit small, the location was good to the centre and the hotel was quite at night.

            • Single
              9.2

              The perfect sized for one person tiny single room.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              My second stay at Cairn. No complaints when price for db room £30. 24 hour reception is good.Communal area/ lounge nice for parties of people, tho we didn't use it. Location and proximity to public transport great.

              Our db room tho high ceilinged was small with no room for extra chair and bedside table on only one side of the bed. A minor quibble. Overall, ex value if all you need is a clean bed and a central location.

            • Single
              10.0

              Was clean and comfottable would stay there again and recommend it to others

              Was a lot more than I expected for the money

            • Couple
              9.2

              The room was very cozy even though it was small, excellent location! Very clean and homy.

            • Single
              10.0

              I liked everything basically. The room was perfect for what I needed (a few nights sleep while visiting friends), the bathroom was really nice, the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly (Especially Stuart, the night manager)... I can't fault my stay at all and I would use this hotel everytime from now on while visiting Edinburgh.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Cairn Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            10/18 Windsor Street, Edinburgh, Eh7 5Jr, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH7 5JR

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Edinburgh
              1.0 km
            Airports
            • Turnhouse (EDI)
              11.1 km
            • Dundee (DND)
              55.8 km
            Train Stations
            • Edinburgh Waverley station
              900 m
            • Bus stop
              500 m
            Restaurants
            • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
              750 m
            • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
              780 m
            Ski areas
            • Midlothian Ski Centre
              1.4 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              52

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghCairn

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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