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682 reviews
+44 131 225 7800

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Pets Allowed

Prestonfield House Offers Glitz and Glamour in Edinburgh

What Do I Need to Know About Prestonfield House?

Once the home of Edinburgh's Lord Provost, Prestonfield House offers a five-star hotel experience that includes stylish interiors and attentive staff members. The hotel has an on-site restaurant called Rhubarb, so you can easily enjoy Prestonfield House Hotel afternoon tea, or book a table for dinner. Many travel publications and newspapers have recognized the property for its impressive opulence. Not surprisingly, this accommodation is perpetually popular with elite visitors ranging from famous musicians to world-renowned religious figures.

What's the Area Like?

Located just five minutes from Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile, Prestonfield House puts you within easy reach of enticing specialty shops, historical sites, and welcoming pubs. However, if you're in the mood for privacy and rejuvenation, relaxation isn't hard to find. That's because Prestonfield House is on twenty secluded acres that feature lush landscapes and charming gardens to explore. Alternatively, venture just off the Royal Mile and explore the boutique merchants that line Blackfriar's Street. 

What Rates Should I Expect?

With rates starting around $325 per night, Prestonfield House has higher rates than other five-star hotels along the Royal Mile, such as the G&V Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh and Old Town Chambers. If you're in the mood for a real treat, splurge for the Lord Provost Suite, with rates around $100 higher than for a luxury room at Prestonfield House. It includes two plasma screen TVs, a sitting room, guest bathroom, and Wi-Fi. 

What's the Bottom Line?

All rooms at Prestonfield House include a full Scottish breakfast, complimentary parking, and a bottle of chilled champagne upon arrival. These perks make you feel like royalty in a historic building built in 1687. No matter which of the 23 rooms or suites you get, expect an extravagant and memorable experience. 

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Priestfield Road
Edinburgh, EH16 5UT
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User Highlights
"Sumptuous furnishings" "Classy ambience"
98% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
91% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Amazing venue" "Incredible interior design"
89% thought the building was wonderful.
100% found the grounds to be nice.
"Fantastic staff" "Very attentive staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
79% thought the service was very professional.
"Restaurant is superb" "Superb cuisine"
94% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 100%.
"Superb surroundings" "Quiet residential area"
Parking was ok, according to 63%.
"Sumptuous furnishings" "Modern conveniences"
79% said the beds were comfortable.
100% thought the view was good.
"Best Eggs Benedict" "Delicious breakfast"

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Beautiful architecture
Expert Reviews
James Thomson rescued this 17th-century baroque pad in 2003 and turned it into a lavishly opulent five–star boutique hotel
The 18-room luxury Prestonfield House is an opulent boutique hotel on a historic, 20-acre country estate in southeast Edinburgh.
Lonely Planet
If the blonde wood and brushed steel of modern boutique hotels leaves you cold, then this is the place for you. A 17th-century mansion set in 8 hectares of parkland (complete with...
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Child Care
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
  • Pet Fee: GBP 25 per pet, per stay
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: GBP 60 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: GBP 25 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible