If you don't have any problems with setting up shop 19 kilometres outside of the center of town, consider the neighbourhood of Musselburgh. It's got 3 accommodation options available, including Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate and Edinburgh Lodges.
This area has just a small number of economical accommodations for money-conscious travellers. The Railway Hotel is one of the best options.
For more options, look at the Greywalls Hotel and Chez Roux and the Letham House. They are located 15 kilometres and 6 kilometres respectively from the main center. Others are the Macdonald Marine Hotel And Spa, 16 kilometres away, and the Drem Farmhouse, 11 kilometres.
If you want to explore some close by localities, check out East Linton and Longniddry. Journey 10 kilometres to the northeast from Haddington and you'll locate East Linton. That said, Longniddry is 11 kilometres to the northwest. East Linton hotels include The Linton Hotel and The Crown & Kitchen. Longniddry options are The Lodge at Craigielaw and Ducks Inn.
Edinburgh is home to around 440000 residents, and can be found 30 kilometres west of Haddington. Local attractions that are worth visiting are the St Mary's Church, Lennoxlove Historic House and Nungate Bridge. You'll find a selection of hotels and accommodations in Edinburgh that suit most tastes and budgets. These include The Balmoral Hotel, Old Town Chambers and Prestonfield House. Other hotel options include the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, The Chester Residence, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian and Nira Caledonia.
Edinburgh Airport is the most practical airport, and is located 40 kilometres from the centre of Haddington. Conveniently located hotels on Wotif are the Norton House Hotel & Spa and the Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club.
Hotels in Haddington start at AU$158 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.