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.