The Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral is one of the most baby and toddler friendly hotels in the UK offering all you will need to enjoy your stay in Edinburgh. Hadrian’s restaurant has a Family Weekend Menu with Scottish salmon fingers with baby new potatoes and garden salad, and Blairgowrie strawberries with vanilla ice cream. There are toys, books, colouring items, board games, an XBox and portable DVD players to hand so parents can linger over coffee while the kids enjoy themselves.  The kitchen will also make up a ‘Posh Picnic’ for guests, and the concierge recommend great picnic spots, from Arthur’s Seat (see above) to stately homes or beaches on the outskirts of the city.

The Apex, City of Edinburgh Hotel

The Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel is located in the heart of Grassmarket in Edinburgh city centre, just minutes from The Royal Mile. The hotel has an award-winning restaurant and 4-star boutique bedrooms. In the shadows of Edinburgh Castle, the Agua Restaurant and Bar offers classic dining in stylish surroundings. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service and traditional breakfasts. All bedrooms are luxurious, with large beds, a 42-inch LCD TV, luxury toiletries and free Wi-Fi. Guests have access to an Indoor swimming pool just a few minutes walk away and there is an option of family rooms, triple rooms and double rooms. Cots are available on request as are bottle warmers, booster seats or high chair available. There is also a toy box and board games and a complimentary bath duck. The area is perfect for families wishing to explore Edinburgh and there are loads of  restaurants, cafes, convenience stores, bakeries, supermarkets and laundromats in the neighborhood.

The Premier Inn, Edinburgh Central

The Premier Inn is superbly located in Edinburgh’s city centre location, a 10 minutes’ walk from Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. Its spacious, modern rooms provide satellite TV. The lively Grassmarket area is only a 5-minute walk away, while the historic sights and bustling shops of the Royal Mile are 10 minutes away on foot. Princes Street Gardens are 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel, while Edinburgh Waverley Station is a 15-minute walk. The rooms are basic but bright and include comfortable beds, TVs, and spacious work desks and a private bathroom. The hotel offers an  all-you-can-eat breakfast to get your day started and cots are available on request.

The Holyrood Aparthotel

The Holyrood Aparthotel lies just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile in the city centre and features 2-bedroom apartments and an on-site gym. Each spacious lounge features a large-screen LCD TV, stereo and DVD player. Each self-catering apartment at Holyrood Aparthotel offers modern bedrooms, Italian tiled bathrooms, a DVD library and a dining area. For an extra charge, guests can book a breakfast basket which includes bread, cereals, fruit juice, jams, preserves, butter, oatcakes, yoghurt, shortbread and cream cheese. Holyrood Aparthotel features fully-equipped kitchens with washer/dryers and free tea, coffee and milk. There is free internet access in the reception area, and there is also a daily maid service. Restaurants and bars are within a 5-minute walk and Waverley Rail Station is 10 minutes’ walk away. Holyrood Park and the picturesque Arthur’s Seat can be reached in 15 minutes on foot. Cots are available on request.

The Radisson Hotel

The Radisson Hotel is located on the Royal Mile. There is an on-site restaurant and 24 hour room service. Babysitting can be arranged with prior notice. There is also free car parking on-site and an indoor swimming pool. The hotel is located within close proximity to Edinburgh’s most famous sights and there are plenty of restaurants and shops closeby.

The Thistle Residence

The Thistle Residence apartments are ideal for families staying in Edinburgh. Thistle Residence Quartermile Apartments are the centre of attraction on Old Victoria Infirmary of Edinburgh’s Old Town and are walking distance of many of Edinburgh’s most famous sights such as the Castle and a ten minute walk from the train station.Rooms are spacious, boasting minimalist and stylist decor, completed with an en suite shower, wood floor and underfloor heating. Guests will be at ease relaxing in the equally spacious and stylish lounge which is facilitated with  a flat screen TV and DVD player. The self-catering accommodation features a modern kitchen with a oven, microwave and laundry facilities. There’s plenty of cafes and restaurants on site. Others features include Private parking  (offered at an extra cost) and Free Wi-Fi.Thistle. Cots are available on request.

Jurys Inn Edinburgh

Jurys Inn is one of the most centrally positioned hotels in Edinburgh, located just off the famous Royal Mile on Jeffrey Street in the Old Town and surrounded by beautiful architecture. It is less than a two-minute walk from Waverley Train Station and a 5-minute walk to Edinburgh Bus Station. The central location also means that Jurys Inn guests are a short 15 minute walk from Holyrood Park, which is perfect for toddlers to run around. There is a restaurant and coffee shop in the hotel and cots are available on request.