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22 years in travel.
Established in 1997

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Top-selling Edinburgh hotel + rail breaks

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Create your perfect break with 1000s of hotels to choose from (with special package discounts), up to 50% off rail travel from any UK station and great deals on all top theatre shows and attractions.

What are customers saying about Hotel Direct?

Great service

Great service, everything exactly as described. Would definitely use again.

So convenient

Everything went smoothly with our trip to london to see the lion king so all I can say is that I will have no hesitation using Hotel Direct again, it is so convenient to book a break this way and takes away all the hassle of buying separate tickets for everything, highly recommended!

Easy booking

Easy booking, just great.

First time user

Having never used hoteldirect before I was sceptical as there are a lot of sites that offer a good price but have hidden charges when you book. having booked at a cheap rate I realised I had made a mistake with my train times. (completely my fault that I didn`t check) and contacted their customer services, imagining it would take a few days if anyone got back to me at all.within a few hours I had a reply from a real person that amended my mistake and secured me reserved seating on the new booking.couldn`t be more pleased with the service I received and have already recommended them to everyone.Will 100% be using this service again.

From booking to delivery

From booking to delivery there were no problems at all. I was very impressed that someone had contacted the hotel to confirm all details of our stay and gave directions to the hotel from the train station. A very good choice and will definitely use HD again.

First Class

First class. Very professional which left us with no worries and we could enjoy our special day.

Hotel Direct made our trip so easy

Hotel direct made our trip so easy, they made sure that everything was organised and kept us up to date at all times.

Excellent service

Everything fell into place just as it should, so refreshing to have train tickets, theatre tickets and hotel, directions and instructions in plain English and all went without a hitch!

London visit

Hotel direct was very helpful and kept in touch right up to our departure, we would definitely book with them again.

Great Deal - Recommended

We booked a three night London break plus return train tickets plus theatre tickets for a really good price. Excellent service, good hotel with breakfast included, we had a wonderful time. Highly recommend.

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Christmas in Edinburgh


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