The Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh

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20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1YT  show map
 5 stars
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The Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Turkish bath

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Offering 69 rooms, the classic The Scotsman Hotel features allergy free rooms, a beauty salon and a steam room available on site. Residing in a 10-story striking building, the hotel was renovated in 2002.

Guests can get to Palace of Holyroodhouse in 15 minutes on foot. Such tourist places as a gallery, a palace and a castle are fairly close by.

The venue is a short walk to shops, boutiques and a mall.

The Scotsman Hotel can be reached in a 20-minute drive from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The contemporary rooms at The Scotsman Hotel come with climate control, television with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers, a work desk and IDD telephone. Many guestrooms offer views of Carlton Hill. They are fitted with luxurious bathrooms with a hairdryer, bathrobes and towels.

Eat & Drink

A day at The Scotsman Hotel begins with a superb breakfast. The on-site lobby restaurant tempts guests with seasonal dishes. The spacious bar serves a selection of afternoon tea, cocktails and refreshments. Guests can eat at The Pompadour by Galvin and Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 12.50 per person per night. 

Services

Aside from an elevator, a car park and a luggage storage, guests can make use of concierge service, porter service and shoe shine.

Relax

The Scotsman Hotel offers such leisure options as a night club, an indoor swimming pool and a library. There are a gym and a fitness center provided at The Scotsman Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   69.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Group check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Theater
  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1YT

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    200 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.7 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.7 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
    120 m
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    120 m
Parks
  • Calton Hill
    530 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    970 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    69

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghThe Scotsman Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

The Scotsman Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our Classic rooms are ideal for a couple's retreat, a break away with friends or the discerning business traveller. The Classic room allows for a comfortable and relaxed stay while in the capital city of Scotland.

Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 2 Single beds

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Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Our Publisher and Director suites are perfect for those family breaks, romantic occasions or for that important business client. They offer you that extra space and comfort to use for relaxing and unwinding with your family, friends or business acquaintances.

One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This twin room features a minibar, electric kettle and bathrobe.

Executive Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|TWIN EXECUTIVE

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Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Suite|Deluxe Suite

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Spacious Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Each spacious suite has a separate dining/seating area and wonderful views. The luxury en suite bathroom features free toiletries, bathrobes, bath and shower.

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Executive Twin Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

TWIN EXECUTIVE. ROOM ONLY. Non refundable

The Scotsman Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Laptop safe box
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Executive One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Room Description:

Our Executive rooms are ideal for all occasions. Their unique and individual features set these rooms apart from any bedroom in the city of Edinburgh. Some of these rooms boast spectacular panoramic views of Scotland's Capital from Princes Street to the Firth of Forth; you will not want to leave.

The Scotsman Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd100 m
  • Saint Giles' Cathedral100 m
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh100 m
  • Edinburgh Dungeons100 m
  • edinburgh festival fringe100 m

Places of interest

  • North Bridge100 m
  • Saint Anthonys Chapel100 m
  • David Hume Statue100 m
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon100 m
  • Saint Patrick's100 m
  • The Tron Kirk100 m
  • bruntsfield evangelical church100 m
  • Real Mary Kings Close100 m
  • Walk along the Royal Mile100 m

Shopping areas

  • Scottish Gems100 m

Amusement

  • Greyfrairs Kirk & Churchyard100 m

Museums

  • Museum of Childhood100 m
  • Edinburgh Police Centre100 m
  • Collective Gallery100 m
  • Brass Rubbing Centre100 m

Parks

  • Dunbars close garden100 m
  • Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd100 m

Local attractions

  • Holyrood Park 1.5 km
    1 Holyrood Park
  • St. Mary\'s Cathedral 1.6 km
    23 Palmerston Place
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh2.2 km
    20 Inverleith Row
  • Arthur\'s Seat1.7 km
    Queen's Drive
  • Dean Village1.9 km
    Dean Path

Near the hotel

  • City Art Centre60 m
    2 Market Street
  • Real Mary King\'s Close 190 m
    High Street
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon160 m
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh
  • Museum of Childhood180 m
    42 High Street Royal Mile
  • Edinburgh Old Town130 m
    Old town
  • Fruitmarket Gallery70 m
    45 Market Street
  • Massa110 m
    36-39 Market St. EdinburghScotland

Restaurants nearby

  • Dubh Prais120 m

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    70% likes this, based on 426 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • The Pompadour by Galvin200 m

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    86% likes this, based on 99 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: ZAR 1 120 - ZAR 3 628

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant310 m

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    74% likes this, based on 958 reviews
    Price Range: ZAR 373 - ZAR 1 038

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant120 m

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    71% likes this, based on 390 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: ZAR 93 - ZAR 268

  • Number One220 m

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    82% likes this, based on 460 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: ZAR 1 085 - ZAR 1 435

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    69

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghThe Scotsman Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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Cities nearby
  • Leith hotels - 3 km
  • Musselburgh hotels - 8 km
  • Aberdour hotels - 13 km
  • Dalkeith hotels - 10 km
  • Bonnyrigg hotels - 11 km
  • Burntisland hotels - 12 km
  • Roslin hotels - 10 km
  • Lasswade hotels - 9 km
  • Gogar hotels - 9 km
  • Portobello hotels - 5 km

The Scotsman Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Scotsman Hotel

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 496 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    9.6

    Great atmosphere, location, beautiful rooms and facilities and a truly sumptuous and luxurious environment to stay in!

  • Single
    7.8

    The staff are great. Location is good and the swimming pool is very nice.

    The reception is actually very tricky to find. If you're arriving from the station you can end up doing a marathon trek to just to fine the entrance. It would probably be useful to explain to customers with very clear directions. The breakfast is very nice but very overpriced for what it is. Although I can afford £18.00 it seemed extreme so I had breakfast elsewhere for the remaining days. There was a painting hanging out of its frame in my room above my bed (room 609 i think) which I think is a really poor attention to detail issue. The Hotel is an amazing building and could be marketed as a boutique hotel but lots of small touches let it down and the rooms look a bit tired. The staff were lovely though.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The Scotsman was exceptional. We have stayed at a wide range of accomodation in Edinburgh and the Scotsman's service and facilities are the most outstanding. Staff have an impressive capacity to care for and serve each guest.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The welcome we got from all staff made us feel as if we were a pleasure to deal with and nothing was too much trouble for them. My wife and I knew the Scotsman when it was a newspaper so we were curious to see how it had been adapted to a hotel and we were not disappointed.We now live in England and have already recommended to our friends that the Scotsman is the place to stay. We will be back.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    the staff were very friendly and accomidating to every need,spa was sheer luxury and hotel room had every comfort available.

    that we couldnt stay on for rest of week!

  • Couple
    10.0

    The quality of the room and hotel exceeded our expectations. Staff were extremely helpful and respectful. With the additional luxury of a sauna in the room it just completed the experience of staying at The Scotsman Hotel. We would recommend it to anyone and look forward to going back ourselves in the near future.

  • Couple
    10.0

    the fantastic staff, so friendly and helpful.The beautiful decor of the hotel pure luxury and the spa was class

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    I liked its location . staff were good

    Didn,t like the bar, the guiness was very poor..didn,t like being put into an inadequate room,, although we were given a more comfortable room after telling staff. We bouigh tea and sandwiches in restaurent which were of poor standard..

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    From our initial arrival to leaving the staff were friendly,helpful and accommodating. The facilities are more than adequate and very comfortable. The location is excellent which is an extra bonus!

  • Couple
    10.0

    Great hotel, quick stay but would stay again. We were lucky to have had such a good deal and the room and staff were great. We plan to stay again!

  • Couple
    7.0

    The staff's friendliness.

    The smell in the corridors and they were overheated. The dining room is also overheated and can become a little smelly.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The service of the staff - they were very polite and helpful.

    The only thing I can say that was a negative is that I was not made aware that check out was 11am. I think this is quite eary - even 12pm is better?

  • Couple
    10.0

    Overall staying at the Scotsman was a good and pleasant experience

    Room was very warm and it was difficult to cool it down with thermostat or by opening windows

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    When reserving trough Booked.net, I asked for twin rooms. However the hotel was not aware of this fact, and had one twin and one double.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Everything about it is great, but it's the little touches that really make it special - eg the privacy hatch, the weather forecast delivered daily with the paper and the bottled water delivered every night!

How to reach hotel

hotel The Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1YT

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    200 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.7 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.7 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
    120 m
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    120 m
Parks
  • Calton Hill
    530 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    970 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    69

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghThe Scotsman Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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