Places to stay

Ever slept next door to a zoo? Or woke up in a giraffe-themed bedroom in the heart of Scotland's capital? Check out our preferred accommodation providers for visitors to Edinburgh Zoo.

Holiday Inn Edinburgh Zoo Lobby Bar IMAGE: Holiday Inn 2022

Holiday Inn Edinburgh

The Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel, is located next door to Edinburgh Zoo, with excellent bus links to both the airport and city centre. Only a two minute walk from the zoo entrance, the Holiday Inn Edinburgh hotel offers a range of amenities such as a heated indoor pool, fully equipped gymnasium, cosy restaurant and 24-hour room service. 

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Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo is located in the heart of Edinburgh, with excellent bus links to Edinburgh Zoo  and the airport. The hotel even boasts exclusive suites that pay homage to the zoo's majestic giraffe herd with subtle yet stylish touches. Just moments from St. James Quarter, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle you can enjoy Hotel Indigo's cosy, atmospheric, bar and lounge or admire the hotel’s beautifully preserved Georgian townhouse features such as the original stairwells and unique cupola. 

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Hotel Indigo giraffe-themed room IMAGE: Hotel Indigo 2022