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When to Go

The climate in Edinburgh is best from May to September, but whenever you go, you're likely to see both sun and rain. In summer, daylight hours are long, and the evenings seem endless. In winter, it's cold and daylight hours are short, but with so much going on, Edinburgh is still worth visiting. Note that the city becomes impossibly crowded during the main festival period (August to early September) and Hogmanay (around 1 January), so make reservations well ahead of time if you plan to visit then.

Region: Scotland

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Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh City Center

Doubletree by Hilton Edinburgh City Center

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.
Edinburgh City Center

With a fabulous location in the heart of Edinburgh, this Hilton hotel is the perfect base to uncover the charm of Scotland’s famous capital city.

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