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The Valentine

Townhouse Hotel


Established in 1971, this second generation family run accommodation is located just a 10 minute walk from the heart of the city centre. 

Check-in is available from 1pm with Check-Out at 10am. 


Don't worry if you are arriving late as we also provide self check-in. Let us know your arrival time and we will email all the instructions to you on the day of arrival. 

Arriving earlier than 1?  Drop your luggage from 9am and explore the city whilst the finishing touches are put on your room. 

Your Guide to Local Transportation


If you want a quick and easy way to arrive following your journey, taxis are available at the airport and train stations. Depending on the number of guests this may also be a cheaper and more comfortable alternative to public transport. Airport prices average at £40 with journey times of 30 minutes.

For those travelling by car, parking is limited with the surrounding area requiring a parking permit or pay and display. There are car parks available approximately a 10 minute walk away. 


Lothian buses run all across Edinburgh with all buses using contactless or exact cash payment. 

The number 27 and 10 buses will even bring you directly to our front door, with a range of others dropping you just around the corner. 

Click Bus to discover more. 


The Valentine has two train stations  located nearby.

Edinburgh Waverley is located in the city centre a 20 minute walk away. 

Alternatively Haymarket is located in the West End of the city, a 15 minute walk away. 

Both stations have buses and taxis available outside.


Edinburgh Airport is located in the Ingliston area of Edinburgh, Scotland, approximately 30 minutes by taxi from the city centre. 

Take your pick of transport with Taxis, Buses and Trams all available to take you form the airport to the city centre.



All guests are asked to inform us of their estimated time of arrival. 

Late evening arrivals will be supplied with a 4-digit code to access a keybox at the property. To ensure smooth arrival, please arrange this before the arrival date.

Arrival is possible from 09:00, However rooms are only guaranteed from 1pm onwards.


Eating in our rooms is highly frowned upon.


Smoking in our building is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate ejection. 

When booking more than 2 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply. 

We do not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

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