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Top-selling Edinburgh hotel + rail breaks

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We have the highest 5 star Google rating

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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?

Huge thanks for another great trip to London

Huge thanks for another great break booked through you. This was one that we had booked before the first lockdown & the change over and help from you guys has been amazing as always including confirming our bookings a few days before. Thanks so much.

Use these!

Great! Couldn`t be easierTransport - Show - hotelGreat price and great service

My First Experience With Hotel Direct

My first experience with Hotel Direct and will use them again, ease of booking, got the hotel I love and tickets for train and confirmation there and then. Very happy customer!

Very Trustworthy Company

I always use Hotel Direct whenever I travel by train to London, I really can`t fault them. Excellent service and communication and good value rail and hotel deals, I can highly recommend this company.

We have used Hotel Direct a few times and they never disappoint

We have used Hotel Direct a few times and they never disappoint; their website is easy to use and gives you a good choice of hotels, shows and train travel at really good prices, we have shopped around but these guys always came out on top for Value for Money

Go For It

Very good communication and straightforward.

Couldn`t Have Been Better

Easy to book and clear instructions in terms of printing tickets for theatre and hotel etc. A great experience!

Train Reservations Spot On

Train reservations spot on, no issues whatsoever and hotel exceeded expectations. Great service!

We Had A Wonderful Stay

We had a wonderful stay, combined with the show. We would thoroughly recommend it to anyone else. Thankyou, a wonderful treat.

Hotel And Theatre Stay

During the pandemic and lockdown the original trip had to be cancelled and I accepted a voucher. 18 months later we had our booking accepted and sorted very quickly and we had the same hotel and theatre booking as originally planned. Well done, everything went smoothly and we had an enjoyable weekend.

Booking with Hotel Direct

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Whether it is shopping at the Louis Vuitton store on Multrees Walk, enjoying some world class comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe or paying the impressive Edinburgh castle a visit, there is something for everyone in this amazing destination.

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Edinburgh on a Budget


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Useful links for visiting Edinburgh


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Christmas in Edinburgh


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