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Scotsman Hotel

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8.8
Excellent
2,966 reviews
+44 131 556 5565

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Restaurant
Bar or Lounge
Concierge
The Scotsman is one of Edinburgh's top hotels, situated in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town with spectacular views up to the castle and overlooking Princes Street gardens.

The landmark building is the former home of the national newspaper and has been tastefully refurbished into a beautiful 5-star hotel. The building has retained many of its original features and is situated in a prime location for those visitors wishing to explore Scotland's capital.

Each bedroom is individually designed and offers the highest level of comfort with great attention to detail. Hotel guests have access to the newly opened, state-of-the-art Health Club with indoor pool, gym, spa bath and beauty treatments. The hotel also features its own luxurious Cinema, the Scotsman Screening Room, showing contemporary and vintage classic movies.

**SPECIAL OFFER - free room upgrade for JaC clients upon arrival, subject to availability.**
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20 North Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1TR
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User Highlights
8.8
Excellent
Location
"Excellent area around" "Superb location"
99% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
100% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
Service
"Fantastic customer service" "Staff was amazing"
93% found the staff to be very friendly.
66% said the reception staff was ok.
WiFi
"Plenty of USB" "Free WiFi"
52% thought the wifi quality was ok.
Room
"Amazing panoramic view" "Room exceeded my expectations"
85% thought rooms were spacious.
83% said the beds were comfortable.
Breakfast
"Excellent choice of breakfast" "Excellent choice for breakfast"
60% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Free welcome drink" "Complimentary bottle of water"
60% said the breakfast was too expensive.
96% thought beverage prices were a great value.
Cleanliness
"Facilities clean" "Dingy lounge"
Only 62% said rooms were clean enough.
65% thought it was rather dirty.
Wellness Area
"Steam room out of action" "Lack of spa facilities"
74% didn't like the fitness area.
82% loved the sauna.
Pool
"No swimming pool" "Swimming pool closed"

Good to know...

Great view
Wonderful sightseeing
Rooms need regular maintenance
Comfortable beds
Expert Reviews
Lonely Planet
The former offices of the Scotsman newspaper – opened in 1904 and hailed as ‘the most magnificent newspaper building in the world’ – are now home to this luxury hotel. Rooms on the...
The Telegraph
This five star hotel is a bastion of solid confidence and quiet style in a commanding position offering great views over the city. You can swim in the stainless steel pool, have a spa...
Afar Magazine
Whisky connoisseurs can sample more than 40 single-malt scotches as their vintage carriages slice through the Scottish Highlands. The veranda of the Edwardian-style observation car offers...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Concierge
Free Wifi
Golf
No Smoking
Restaurant
Details
Check-In
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 11:00am
# of Rooms
72
Fees
Add-ons
  • Late Check-out Fee: GBP 30 (subject to availability)
  • Breakfast Fee: GBP 16.95 per person (approximately)