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Haymarket Guide: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Haymarket

Overview

Haymarket is a bustling area located in Western Edinburgh. It contains a wide range of popular eateries, cafes and pubs and remains a central point for commuters from Glasgow and other Scottish cities. There is a wide range of accommodation options for travellers in Haymarket. Those on a budget can frequent the array of comfortable and convenient hostels in tranquil locations such as Coates or opt for luxury, four star apartments complete with modern facilities. 

Top 3

  1. The Edinburgh International Conference Centre is situated near Haymarket Station. It has hosted thousands of corporate, academic and large-scale business events since it opened in 1995 and is a primary Fringe venue during the summer months.
  2. Haymarket Station is the second largest station in Edinburgh and is a long-distance destination, enabling commuters to frequent areas across Scotland and England.
  3. The home of Scottish Rugby, Murrayfield Stadium, is also only a short walk westbound for sports fans.

Where to Stay: Haymarket Hotels

Haymarket accommodation offers a wide range of modern conveniences with a relaxing and traditional Scottish atmosphere. There are numerous three star and four star establishments, ideal for business and leisure guests looking for short-term and long-term accommodation in Haymarket. Self-catering rental apartments are popular throughout Edinburgh with several options available near St. Mary's Cathedral. Cheap hotels in Haymarket can be found in the Coates area. These often feature an on-site bar, restaurant and internet facilities. 

Kids and Families

Haymarket has plenty to offer kids and families. Those aiming to take a scenic ride through the city can access the picturesque Water of Leith walkway/bikeway which is a designated Urban Wildlife Site. The twelve mile stretch meanders through restaurants and pubs as well as art galleries such as the National Museum of Scotland and the City Art Centre. Edinburgh Zoo is also only a ten minute walk from central Haymarket.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team

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