Looking for a Great Hotel near Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh?

Murrayfield Stadium is one of the most popular attractions in the West End of Edinburgh. Whether you are visiting Murrayfield to watch a game of rugby, soccer or American football or perhaps to enjoy a concert, it makes sense to check into one of the many excellent hotels in the vicinity and save yourself a long walk home.

The Murrayfield Hotel and House stands proudly at the end of the road leading out from the stadium and it is an Edinburgh institution in its own right. The traditional stone building is beautiful and the rooms comfortable and warm. The bar and restaurant, known as the Bothy, is always packed on match day and is a great place to soak up the atmosphere before and after any game.

A short walk down the road will bring you to the Dunstane, one of Edinburgh’s most delightful boutique hotels. Comprising of two graceful Victorian villas renovated and decorated to the highest standards, the Dunstane has a reputation for great service and also boasts an excellent restaurant.

There are also a number of comfortable three and four star hotels and guest houses if you are travelling on a tighter budget. For friendly service at a reasonable price head to the Apex European Hotel which is located conveniently between Murrayfield Stadium and Haymarket Train Station is comfortable and welcoming.

Wherever you end up, you will find that the area around Murrayfield has its own unique atmosphere which is friendly and relaxed.



The Holiday Inn on Corstorphine Road is situated right next door to Edinburgh Zoo, and their zoo packages have proved very popular. It is also a short walk to Murrayfield Stadium and a short bus trip to the center of town and Haymarket Station. The hotel itself is furnished to a high standard and in addition to over three hundred rooms of varying size it features a health and fitness club with heated swimming pool, sauna and spa. The hotel benefits from two restaurants: Traders (a family oriented restaurant with an eclectic menu including an excellent Scottish breakfast) and Sampans (offering excellent pan-Asian cuisine). Under 18's stay free as long as they share a room with their parents, and all under 13's eat free.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The Holiday Inn by Edinburgh Zoo is a great place to unwind after a visit to Murrayfield Stadium for a sporting event or concert.

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The Cumberland is a welcoming and reasonably priced three star hotel located close to Haymarket Station and Murrayfield Stadium. The hotel comprises two Grade "B" listed Victorian houses with a great deal of character. Despite its proximity to the city center the hotel has a wonderfully secluded feel with extensive gardens including a lovely beer garden. The rooms are furnished to a high standard and tastefully decorated. In particular, the four-poster suite is quite beautiful and offers stunning views of the Pentland Hills. Both traditional Scottish and full continental breakfasts are served in a delightful drawing room. There is no restaurant for evening meals, but there is a small cocktail bar and residents lounge, and room service is available.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The Cumberland Hotel is charming and relaxing while being very conveniently located for Murrayfield Stadium.

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Grosvenor Gardens Hotel is a four star guest house located only ten minutes walk from Murrayfield Stadium, close to the city center. The hotel is a beautiful listed Georgian building which retains many period features. There are a variety of rooms, each individually decorated and furnished to a high standard. Every room benefits from Wifi, LED TV's, tea and coffee making facilities, but if you really want to push the boat out opt for their stunning deluxe double rooms complete with four poster beds. The family rooms are spacious and comfortable and you can also book a small modern apartment located close by. A lavish Scottish breakfast is served in their delightful bay windowed lounge.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: Grosvenor Gardens is a beautiful guest house situated close to Murrayfield Stadium and Haymarket Station.

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The Edinburgh Capital Hotel has an enviable position at the top of Clermiston Road commanding spectacular views of the city. The hotel has one hundred and eleven rooms ranging from cozy single rooms to extensive family rooms catering for up to six guests. The d├ęcor is modern and uncluttered with an emphasis on comfort and a dash of style. The hotel's restaurant inhabits a conservatory style space which stretches along the west side of the building with panoramic picture windows. There is also a small bar and twenty-four hour room service. The hotel also benefits from a great fitness center with swimming pool, sauna and steam room, gymnasium, and dance studio.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The Edinburgh Capital Hotel is both convenient and comfortable and affords some spectacular views of the city.

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The Hampton Hotel is a small but perfectly formed hotel directly across the road from Murrayfield Stadium. There are only six rooms, but each is very comfortable and has a relaxed and homely atmosphere. The hotel has a traditional bar with rough clad stone walls paired with colorful pictures and patterned wallpaper and plush, heavy carpets. The bar stocks a fine selection of real ales and wines as well as frequently changing guest ales and malts. The bar also serves excellent home cooked food featuring traditional classics such as Chicken Balmoral, as well as well-prepared pub favorites such as beer battered fish.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The warm welcome in this traditional hotel and bar combined with its convenient location make the Hampton very popular.

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Edinburgh Lodge is a friendly and comfortable, traditional hotel located conveniently close to Murrayfield Stadium and Haymarket Station not far from the city center. It features twelve spacious and tastefully decorated en suite rooms, each with its own seating area. Rooms benefit from free Wi-Fi, a selection of free toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV and DVD player. Guests can also access a free DVD library. Although there is no dedicated restaurant on site, guests can enjoy a rather good breakfast in the dining room and relax with a drink in the evening in the small bar and lounge. The Lodge also has a wonderfully secluded garden complete with seating area.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: Edinburgh Lodge is set in a quiet residential street that's conveniently close to Murrayfield Stadium.

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The Apex European Hotel is a comfortable three star hotel located conveniently close to Haymarket Station. Accommodation comprises sixty-six snug but comfortable rooms, each with their own LCD TV with CD/DVD player. Guests have access to a DVD lending library, 24-hour room service, mail and message delivery service, laundry and concierge services, high speed Wi-Fi and complimentary local calls. The hotel has its own dedicated bar and restaurant, Metro West End, with a well-populated a la carte menu and a smaller bar snacks menu. There are also three decent sized function rooms available to hire for meetings, conferences, private dining and wedding receptions.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The Apex European is close to Murrayfield Stadium and offers decent accommodation for those on a restricted budget.

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The Original Raj Hotel is the UK's first Indian themed Hotel. Located in Murrayfield, this charming and unconventional hotel is owned by celebrity chef and entrepreneur Tommy Miah (also owner of the Raj Restaurant on The Shore in Leith). The Raj aims to bring the opulence and splendor of India to Scotland's capital and it does not disappoint. The hotel's seventeen rooms are decorated with vibrant traditional Indian colors and plush fabrics. Beautiful canopy beds and carved furniture are formed from Indian hardwood and handmade in Jaipur. A continental buffet style breakfast is served in the delightful dining room and although there is no hotel restaurant, guests are encouraged to order delicious Indian meals from The Raj Restaurant which delivers to the hotel.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The Original Raj promises a memorable stay and is in a great location for visitors to Murrayfield.

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The Murrayfield Hotel is situated on Corstorphine Road, at the top of the road leading to Murrayfield Stadium. It is only a short walk to Haymarket Station, the center of town and Edinburgh Zoo. Accommodation comprises thirty-four rooms in the main hotel building and a further nine luxury rooms in Murrayfield House. Both the hotel and house are charming stone buildings which have been well maintained and decorated to a high standard. The standard rooms are very comfortable, but for a real treat book a room in the house complete with rainfall shower, white company toiletries, and complimentary snacks and drinks. The hotel also benefits from the Bothy Restaurant and Bar, and its delightful beer garden, which proves extremely popular on match days.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: Whether you stay in the hotel or luxury house it's hard to get closer to Murrayfield Stadium without pitching a tent on the playing field.

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Dunstane House is a nineteenth century private residence in Edinburgh's stylish West End which has been tastefully adapted into a beautiful and luxurious hotel. Designed by renowned Edinburgh architect William Playfair in 1852, it still has the feel of a country house hotel, despite its proximity to the city center. Rooms are beautifully furnished and retain many charming original features. The Stane Bar has an impressive array of whisky and during the summer months guests can relax in the beautiful gardens with a dram and a selection of tasty snacks. The hotel also has a delightful restaurant, the Skerries, which aims to bring a taste of Orkney to Edinburgh.

Recommended for Hotels near Murrayfield Stadium because: The delightful Dunstane House is located only a short walk from Murrayfield stadium.

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