Christmas Shopping in Edinburgh

Christmas Shopping in Edinburgh

Edinburgh City and Castle viewed from Calton Hill on a beautiful winter morning with the Dugald Stewart monument in the foreground and the castle, Scott monument and Balmoral clock tower in the background.

Mercure Edinburgh City Princes Street Hotel welcomes you to celebrate the festive season. As well as a full itinerary of festive parties, meals and afternoon teas at the hotel, the area has plenty to offer and gives you even more reason to book your visit to Edinburgh this December!

Make the most of the Christmas shopping Edinburgh has to offer with much of it being on our doorstep!

Find one side of Princes Street lined with big high street names and the other side boasts views of Edinburgh Castle!

Shop until you drop at household names including Debenhams, New Look, House of Fraser, Zara, Primark and the much loved Jenners department store, which has been welcoming shoppers since May 1838!

Just a minute’s walk from Princes Street is Edinburgh’s West end ‘Village’ packed with organic food retailers, gift shops, flower, interior design and quirky outlets.

You’ll find George Street running parallel to Princes Street with a wealth of upmarket retail stores and Georgian architecture – one of the grandest streets in Edinburgh. Visit Multrees Walk for luxury shopping, with countless designer labels on offer including Victoria Beckham, Balenciaga, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Reiss, Burberry and more!

Don’t forget to check out the historic backbone of Edinburgh – the Royal Mile and the old town with some of Edinburgh’s oldest pubs and The Scotch Whisky Experience!

Edinburgh’s Christmas Markets are now open and buzzing with festive spirit! Find speciality gifts and products you won’t find on the high street here as well as an elliptical ice rink, Christmas tree maze, traditional funfair and Silent Light shows or take a ride on the Big Wheel!

View our festive celebrations brochure here, and find out about everything going on at the hotel this Christmas.