Stay Central Hotel - Edinburgh

ex. Tailors Hall

139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JS  show map
 3 stars
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Stay Central Hotel - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevador

Lift

Overview

The pleasant Stay Central is a 3-star hotel in Edinburgh offering a nightclub and a courtyard. Stay Central Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 1998.

The venue is 2.2 km away from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two . 10 minutes' walk from Edinburgh city center.

Quick access to bars, entertainment venues and pubs is provided.

Turnhouse airport is located 20 minutes' drive away from Stay Central Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 37 rooms equipped with free wireless internet, a private safe, flat-screen TV, a work desk and iPod docking station. They also have en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with continental breakfast served at the breakfast area. The hotel invites guests to the Three Sisters bar to relax with a drink. Offering Indian, Nepali and Asian meals, Namaste Kathmandu is situated 250 meters of the property.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles to explore the local area.

Relax

Cribs and video games are available for children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Group check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots

Leisure facilities

  • Night club

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 10 am FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JS

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City Centre
  • Edinburgh
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    800 ft
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    900 ft
Parks
  • The Meadows
    1500 ft
  • Castle Rock
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    3400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Rooms and availability

Stay Central Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:In-room safe
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathroom for disabled
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
  • Radio
Room Description:

Room STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Triple room

Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Beds in shared room

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Room Description:

Shared Facility|The Dorm

Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Private bathroom
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  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

Shared Facility|Bed in Dorm (shared bathroom)

Stay Central Hotel photos Room
Standard Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    240 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 2 Double beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

Shared Facility|Quadruple Room (2 Single And 1 Bunk Bed)

Private Two Room Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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Room Description:

This party bedroom features bunk beds with individual, built-in TVs. The room also offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV, Playstation, Xbox 360, and Smeg fridge. The large en suite bathroom offers 2 shower rooms and complimentary toiletries.

Stay Central Hotel photos Room
Private Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bed in shared room

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Game console
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This party bedroom features bunk beds with individual, built-in TVs. The room also offers a seating area with a flat-screen TV, Playstation, Xbox 360, and Smeg fridge. The large en suite bathroom offers 2 shower rooms and complimentary toiletries.

Stay Central Hotel photos Room
Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This en-suite room features a flat-screen Sky TV, GHD hair straighteners, tea and coffee making facilities, a day bed, a bathrobe, and slippers.

Stay Central Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Impro Jam400 ft
  • Local Heroes Exhibition400 ft
  • John Murray Archive400 ft
  • Macdonald Framing400 ft
  • Holyrood House400 ft
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh400 ft
  • The 3D Loch Ness Experience400 ft

Places of interest

  • The Edinburgh Sheriff Court400 ft
  • The Loch Ness Discovery Centre400 ft
  • Magdalen Chapel400 ft
  • The High Kirk Of St. Giles400 ft
  • Netherbow Wellhead400 ft
  • Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk400 ft
  • Central Library400 ft
  • Greyfriar's Bobby Statue400 ft
  • Real Mary Kings Close400 ft

Amusement

  • the GRV400 ft

Museums

  • Royal Museum400 ft
  • National Museums of Scotland400 ft
  • National War musuem of scotland400 ft
  • Collective Gallery400 ft
  • Museum of Scotland400 ft
  • Edinburgh Police Centre400 ft

Local attractions

  • Arthur\'s Seat1.1 mi
    Queen's Drive
  • Coco Chocolatier (Bruntsfield)1.1 mi
    174 Bruntsfield Place
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two (Dean Gallery)1.3 mi
    73 Belford Road
  • Stockbridge Market 5100 ft
    Saunders Street/Kerr Street Stockbridge
  • Dean Village1.1 mi
    Dean Path

Near the hotel

  • National Museum of Scotland400 ft
    Chambers Street
  • Magdalen Chapel200 ft
    41 Cowgate, Edinburgh
  • Parliament House 400 ft
    Parliament House 11 Parliament Square Parliament Square
  • National Library of Scotland500 ft
    George IV Bridge
  • Royal Mile 900 ft
    Royal Mile
  • Real Mary King\'s Close 700 ft
    High Street
  • George IV Bridge 500 ft
    Bank Street and Candlemaker Row

Restaurants nearby

  • Namaste Kathmandu800 ft

    Address: 17-19 Forest Road
    Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

    82% likes this, based on 72 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 40

  • Dubh Prais1100 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    74% likes this, based on 451 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant1700 ft

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    73% likes this, based on 956 reviews
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 89

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant900 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    86% likes this, based on 410 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

  • Blackfriars1000 ft

    Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
    Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

    81% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: British

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    37

Stay Central Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Stay Central Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 325 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    staff were friendly, room was clean, near royal mile

    entrance was intimidating and loud

  • Group of friends
    2.8

    The only good thing about this hotel was it's location in Old Town Edinburgh.

    The hotel room was not clean, several items didn't work--the TV and the cord on the phone was broken, even after a card was left letting the hotel know of the issue. When the room was cleaned, the sheets weren't changed. Terrible hotel. I'm not sure how it got a 3 star rating..

  • Couple
    6.6

    The location of hotel is ideal for a short city break. Close to shops, pubs and clubs

    The rooms were old fashioned and nothing matched. Windo did not open

  • Single
    7.8

    The location was excellent, not to far from the major attractions and the station. The room was basic but room & bathroom were very clean.

  • Family with children
    7.8

    The shower was reaally good. It was great to be able to make coffee and tea in the room. Bathroom amenities and in general a simple but comfortable room. Good size too. Pity they don't offer wi-fi.

    Extremely noisy!!! Really horrible at times! The people at the hotel are very proud of their pub downstarirs which is very busy. It seems to me that they care a lot more about the pub than the hotel. Drinking, partying and screaming until very late night. One night I could hardly get to the hotel door due to the corwd of young people. I even was harrassed a bit while doing so.I Wanted lively surroundings and liked the idea of the pub, but this was way too noisy. I read a former guests comment before booking but I thought it might be an exaggeration, it wasn't! I chose the hotel mainly beacuse of the historic building, but apart from the exerior there was no trace of atmosphere at all. The stafff were friendly and helpful. I still would recommend the hotel with a big and clear warning about the noise.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    The location was good, near city center, and the staff was corteous and willing to help.

    Services/facilities were not working: wifi not working; telephone external line, not working, TV not working.

  • Single
    7.0

    Staff was great position excellent

    Needs renovation, quickly

  • Couple
    5.8

    Location was good.

    Service was slow at reception and bar, was given key for room on arrival but when got to the room it was already occupied with other peoples belongings in it.

  • Single
    5.0

    Mainly the location and how the building looks outside.

    The noise raised at night by the clients of the pub nearby and the pub's music.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Very close to everything. Right in one of the party areas of Edinburgh. Though there was a loud club just below the hotel, the noice wasn't that bad...

  • Single
    3.8

    a very run down and dingy hotel, depressing room looking out at a wall. Loud bar all night made sleep difficult. Very overpriced.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Nice place, close to city centre (Old Town), close to train station and buses for the airport. Kind staff, nice pub just off the door of the hotel. We get a huge room (for UK standards, I mean). I would suggest it.

    Want u more for that price??? Come on!

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    good friendly staff clean room and great night life

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    Reception staff were friendly. Once shower worked it was good and powerful

    Beds were small. Kettle missing when arrived.TV only had 2 working channels. Bedside light did not work and despite requesting niether it nor the TV were fixed during stay. Corridors up to room smelt from the cooking in the kitchen

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    location; history of the building and adjacent areas

    the bed was very very used. it was two single bases with a double mattress on the top - one edge of the bed had probably been sat upon alot and was very thin. There was only one chair. No wi-fi and we were told there would not be any for our entire stay - three nights. We were advised to go to a hotel up the road and sit in the foyer if we wanted to use wi-fi.

How to reach hotel

hotel Stay Central Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

139 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JS

Get directions
City Centre
  • Edinburgh
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    800 ft
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    900 ft
Parks
  • The Meadows
    1500 ft
  • Castle Rock
    2000 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    3400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    37