Accommodation close to Edinburgh Marathon Festival

Le Monde Hotel

EH2 2PF, Edinburgh, 16 George Street

Unique and very chic, Le Monde is just 100 metres from Princes Street and Edinburgh Waverley Station. It has luxury themed rooms, 2 restaurants, 3 bars and a lively night club. Impressive rooms are themed... read more

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£ 108.00

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St Giles Apartments

EH1 1PW, Edinburgh, 375 High Street, The Royal Mile

Located on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and throughout the Old Town, these 4-star apartments feature stylish interiors with spacious lounge areas. Edinburgh Castle is less than 10 minutes’ walk away from each apartment location. Each of... read more

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£ 65.00

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre

EH1 1TH, Edinburgh, The Royal Mile

On the historic Royal Mile, Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh is a modern hotel which features a spa / fitness centre, stylish bar and luxury bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. Waverley train station is just a 5-minute... read more

5118 reviews 8.9
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£ 108.30

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Jurys Inn Edinburgh

EH1 1DH, Edinburgh, 43 Jeffrey Street

In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, right beside the Royal Mile and less than a 5-minute walk from Waverly Train Station, Jurys Inn Edinburgh has a 24-hour reception. The bedrooms feature Dream beds with... read more

5347 reviews 7.7
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£ 51.75

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Princes Street Suites

EH1 3EG, Edinburgh, 16 Waterloo Place

With stylish décor and free Wi-Fi available throughout, the 4-star Princes Street Suites overlook Edinburgh Castle. The suites are just 200 metres from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station. The award-winning Princes Street Suites have chic, modern... read more

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£ 76.00

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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

EH1 3BH, Edinburgh, 23-27 Waterloo Place

With a stylish swimming pool and Scottish restaurant, the luxury 4-star Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers sumptuous rooms with free WiFi. The hotel is in Edinburgh’s Old Town, at the end of Princes Street. The... read more

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£ 79.00

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The Broughton Hotel - B&B

EH1 3RR, Edinburgh, 37 Broughton Place

In the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, this Georgian town house hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Waverley Rail Station, the tram stop to the airport and the shops of Princes Street are only... read more

557 reviews 8.9
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£ 60.00

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The Balmoral Hotel

EH2 2EQ, Edinburgh, 1 Princes Street

Located on Princes Street, The Balmoral has a Michelin-starred restaurant, a pool and a gym. Waverley Station and Edinburgh's main shopping area are within 5 minutes' walk. First opened in 1902, The Balmoral now offers... read more

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£ 164.00

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Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro

EH16 5AY, Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road

Located in landscaped grounds adjoining Holyrood Park and within easy walking distance of Edinburgh’s Old Town and the city’s major attractions,Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro offers 108 superbly appointed rooms, 36 in its 18th Century... read more

2058 reviews 8.9
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£ 49.00

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Elder York Guest House

EH1 3DX, Edinburgh, 38 Elder Street

In Edinburgh’s New Town, the Elder York Guest House is 500 metres from Princes Street. Situated on the second floor, it offers easy access to the city’s sights and breakfasts. Accessed by stairs only, The... read more

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£ 54.00

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Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh

EH1 1EZ, Edinburgh, 11 Bristo Place

In Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, this Hotel Du Vin has uniquely styled bedrooms in a former city asylum. At the hotel’s heart is a French Bistro, serving produce from the Lothian region. A Plasma TV,... read more

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£ 89.00

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The Place

EH1 3HU, Edinburgh, 36 York Place

Set across 3 Georgian townhouses, The Place offers 4-star accommodation and a restaurant and bar, in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre. A flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi are provided in each stylish room. The... read more

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£ 57.00

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No. 11 Boutique Hotel

EH7 5JB, Edinburgh, 11 Brunswick St

Situated just 10 minutes’ walk from Edinburgh city centre, No. 11 is a Georgian townhouse with a private garden, a 24-hour reception and an onsite restaurant. Orthopaedic mattresses, free Wi-Fi, heated floors and a private... read more

755 reviews 8.6
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£ 51.00

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Dunedin Apartments

EH1 1SU, Edinburgh, 20 St Mary's Street (Office Address)

Situated a 5-minute walk from the Royal Mile in Edinburgh city centre, Dunedin Apartments offers spacious and luxury accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Each newly refurbished apartment at Dunedin boasts a fully equipped kitchen, a living... read more

1364 reviews 8.9
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£ 49.50

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Destiny Scotland - St Andrew Square Apartments

EH2 2AU, Edinburgh, 9 South St Andrew Street

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, just 2 minutes’ walk from Waverley Railway Station, Destiny Scotland - St Andrew Square Apts boast 4-star luxury apartments with free WiFi in a bustling central location. Each apartment... read more

777 reviews 8.8
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£ 60.00

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Destiny Scotland - Broughton St Lofts

EH1 3SB, Edinburgh, 32A Broughton Street

Located 300 metres from the Omni Centre, Destiny Scotland - Broughton St Lofts offers free WiFi and apartments fitted with a kitchen, seating area and flat-screen TV. Each apartment features a dishwasher, oven, a coffee... read more

587 reviews 9.4
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£ 63.75

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Hillside Luxury Apartment

EH7 5HB, Edinburgh, 10/6 Hillside Street

Offering mountain views, Hillside Luxury Apartment is an accommodation situated in Edinburgh, 700 metres from Edinburgh Playhouse and 2 km from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Featuring garden and city views, this apartment also... read more

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£ 99.00

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Canongate Luxury Homestay

EH8 8BQ, Edinburgh, 265/5 Canongate

Located 600 metres from Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Canongate Luxury Homestay offers accommodation in Edinburgh. Canongate Luxury Homestay boasts views of the mountain and is 600 metres from Omni Centre. Free WiFi is available throughout the... read more

52 reviews 9.7
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£ 99.00

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Destiny Scotland Hanover Apartments

EH2 2EN, Edinburgh, 4 & 18 Hanover Street

Situated in Edinburgh, 500 metres from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and 600 metres from Royal Mile, Destiny Scotland Hanover Apartments features city views and free WiFi. Popular points of interest near the apartment... read more

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£ 52.50

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Edinburgh Marathon Festival


The EMF Hub is located at Dynamic Earth on the edge of Holyrood Park. The EMF hub is also near the start and finish location for the 5k, 10k, Junior and as well as the International Breakfast Run. The EMF Hub is a 15 minute walk from the City Centre, located at the foot of the Royal Mile, near the Scottish Parliament and Holyrood Palace.

The start of the Edinburgh Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay is on Regent Road and London Road in the city centre. The race will finish in Musselburgh, approximately 6 miles east from Edinburgh City Centre.

Start Location: London Road and Regent Road (Nelson Monument)

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Finish: Musselburgh

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In 2020 the Edinburgh Marathon Festival is being held on May 23th and May 24th and will include the following races :

Saturday 23th of May

EMF 10K, EMF 5K

EMF Junior Races

Sunday 24th of May

The Edinburgh Marathon

EMF Half Marathon

EMF Marathon Hairy Haggis Team Relay

Nearest International Airport ?

The nearest international airport is Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport.

Nearest Train Station ?

The closest railway station is Edinburgh Waverley train station, located in the city centre and a 5 minute walk from Regent Road and a 10 minute walk from London Road start line. Edinburgh Waverley is a 15 minute walk from the EMF hub.

Hotels, Hostels, Apartments and B&B’s can be found within easy reach of the start and finish line of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. Check rates in our database.

Cheap Places to Stay – Apartment, hotel and b&b rooms!


hotel near edinburgh marathon start linePlenty of affordable hotels, low cost b&b’s or guest houses and fully furnished apartments for self catering can be found within close distance of the start and finish line of this large running event, which has an IAAF Bronze Label status.

Stay close to Start Line on Regent Road and London Road (Nelson Monument)


The start line is located on Regent Road and London Road in the city centre of Edinburgh Scotland near Nelson Monument.

Book cheapest deals (also last minute offers) for hotels, b&b’s or guest houses, hostels and apartments near by the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. It’s a two day event which include the Marathon, a 5K, 10K, two junior races and a half marathon and a team relay race, affectionately named the ‘Hairy Haggis’.

One of the nearest accommodations is cheap Ailsa Craig Hotel. This accommodation offers elegant Georgian town house accommodation and free Wi-Fi. Waverley Station and the start line of the Edinburgh (Half) Marathon is a short walk away.

Another cheap hotel nearby is low budget Cairn Hotel. This cheaper property offers good-value rooms and free Wi-Fi. The Cairn Hotel is in Edinburgh city centre, close to Calton Hill and the start line of the EMF races.

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Hotel near Finish Line in Musselburgh and Wallyford


The finish line of the marathon is located in Musselburgh, 6 miles from Edinburgh city center.

A very popular place to stay nearby is Edinburgh Lodges. This guest accommodation in Musselburgh offers free private parking just 20 minutes drive from Edinburgh’s city centre.

Another accommodation near the finish line of the EMF marathon is Arden Guest House. This bed and breakfast lies opposite Musselburgh Racecourse. The property is 1 mile to the nearest train station with direct trains into Edinburgh City taking just 5 minutes. Buses to Edinburgh stop just outside the house and take 20 minutes.

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EMF Edinburgh Marathon Festival in Scotland


Name : Edinburgh Marathon Festival (EMF)

The biggest running event in Britain is the marathon of London (Check for hotels).

Location : in Edinburgh Scotland

Contact : GSI-Events Ltd

Address : EICA Ratho, South Plait Hill, Edinburgh E28 8AA, Scotland

Tel : +0131 333 4847

When : 23th – 24th May 2020

Events : EMF 10K, EMF 5K, EMF Junior Races, International Breakfast Run, The Edinburgh Marathon, EMF Half Marathon, EMF Hairy Haggis Team Relay

Marathon Start : at London Road and at Regent Road, Edinburgh.

Nearest Hotels and B&B’s : in Edinburgh city centre.

What to do and see


Calton Hill (off Regent Road, Edinburgh EH1 3DG, Scotland /Calton Hill): from the top you can see several monuments, see Hollyrood Palace and Arthur’s Seat. Views are wonderful. Calton Hill is about 10mins walk from Princes Street.

Edinburgh Playhouse (18 – 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland /Calton Hill): theatre with over 3000 seats. It’s one of the oldest and most beautiful theatres in Scotland.

Palace of Holyroodhouse (Canongate, Edinburgh EH8 8DX, Scotland): official residence of the Queen and the Royal Family. Large parts of the palace are opened to the public.

Nelson Monument (Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA, Scotland): take the short walk from Princess Street up Carlton Hill and then up the Nelson Monument for a nice view of the city.

Waterloo Place (Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh, Scotland /Castle/Royal Mile/High St): lovely Georgian buildings bult to reflect the victory at Waterloo.