Ten Hill Place. This stylish hotel on a quiet backstreet near the Festival Theatre is a dependable Old Town choice. The rooms are large, immaculate, and airy, filled with sleek furnishings covered in delectable colors ranging from oatmeal to mocha. It's owned by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, so expect visiting doctors and some solid ethical policies, like including local food at the smart café. The breakfasts are satisfying, and include plenty of top-notch coffee.