There are bargains to be had in Edinburgh this August - as hotels that would usually be long booked-up are looking to fill rooms.

Here are 10 bargain hotels perfect for a last minute visit to the Edinburgh festivals

The Edinburgh festivals are returning in less than two weeks but it’s far from business as usual – meaning that hotel rooms can be snapped up at a fraction of normal August prices.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 5:04 pm

In any other year it would be near-impossible to find a hotel room in Edinburgh during festival time, with performers and tourists filling every spare space not transformed into a venue.

As the entertainment industry starts tentative steps back to normality, there’s now a limited but impressive range of shows confirmed for the three weeks when the Capital is traditionally transformed into the centre of the artistic world.

But due to the smaller number of events, and continuing uncertainty about Covid restrictions, less people than ever are planning a trip to the festivals.

This provides an opportunity for bargain hunters, with underbooked city centre hotels looking to fill rooms.

Here are 10 hotels that will leave you plenty of cash to splash on a weekend of festival entertainment.

All hotels can be booked on www.booking.com.

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