Welcome to Central Hotel Edinbourgh, Stay Central Hotel is just a 3-minute walk from the historic Royal Mile. In the Cowgate, this lively budget hotel is in Edinburgh’s Old Town, within half a mile of Princes Street. It is home to The Three Sisters, a well-known pub that hosts frequent entertainment and events. Dating back to 1621, the Stay Central Hotel retains many original features and is accessed by an old cobbled courtyard. Its en suite rooms each have a flat-screen TV and on-demand movies, an iPod docking station, tea and coffee-making facilities and a bathroom with a rain-effect shower. The breakfast room and the restaurant retain their charming old stone ceilings. A buffet breakfast is served each morning. One of Edinburgh’s largest and liveliest bars, The Three Sisters attracts a diverse mix of locals and tourists. It is situated within the hotel’s cobbled courtyard. Guests can relax outside the hotel, where there is a huge outdoor plasma screen and heated seating areas. Within a mile’s walking distance are Holyroodhouse Palace, Festival Theatre and the National Museum. Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle can be reached in 10 minutes on foot. (Central Hotel Edinbourgh hotels booking).