Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

19 North BridgeEH1 1SDEdinburghUnited Kingdom
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About Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

The Hilton Edinburgh Carlton in Edinburgh is a modern destination with the amenities to match. An impressive and statuesque Victorian building, the hotel is close to the heart of the city’s tourist locations.

The 211 guest rooms at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton come in twin and double room varieties. Amenities include televisions, free Wi-Fi, and work stations.

The hotel includes a dedicated fitness suite and meeting space that can accommodate as many as 240 people. Luggage storage, concierge desk, and laundry service are also standard.

The on-site restaurant is open daily and features an eclectic combination of classic and international cuisine. The Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill specializes gourmet British fare while Nineteen Hundred Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to relax or socialise with a drink to the warmth of Scottish hospitality.

Guests can make an easy three minute walk to Edinburgh Waverley Station and a nine minute walk to Edinburgh Castle.


19 North Bridge, EH1 1SD, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)4723000 | Fax: +44(131)5562691 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Business centre
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Superb location

Guests rave that The Carlton Hotel - The Hotel Collection’s location allows them to easily access nearly everything Edinburgh has to offer It’s a quick jaunt to Royal Street Mall, which those staying at the hotel were particularly pleased about.

Kindly staff

A common refrain from guests is that the staff at the hotel met all their requirements and then some You shouldn’t have any problem receiving prompt service during your stay, and staff reportedly appear to enjoy their jobs and make an extra effort to be friendly.

Breakfast hits the spot

Guests indicate the hotel’s breakfast, while not complimentary, is more than satisfactory. Food is described as tasty and there is a sufficient amount of diversity among options.

Negative Reviews

No air conditioning

The lack of air conditioning is a big negative for guests. In fact, guests report that it can become downright hot within the guest rooms at The Carlton Hotel. Please bear this in mind when booking, especially if you are travelling with the elderly.

Slow lifts

A few guests complained that the lifts within the hotel don’t travel at a satisfactory speed and don’t arrive promptly Don’t expect to go zooming around levels quickly within the hotel during your stay.

Rowdy revelers bring noise

The hotel frequently suffers from boisterous bar-goers late at night This noise can often travel up from the street and disturb those sleeping on the lower levels of the hotel If you’re not sensitive to noise you can disregard this aspect, but otherwise you will want to ensure you at least book on an upper hotel level.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 2170 reviews across the web
7.9 /10
  • Expedia
    8.4 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.4 /10
  • SuperBreak
    8.0 /10
  • Hotelsclick.com
    7.4 /10
  • ebookers.com
    8.8 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.3 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 2170 reviews