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Overview of The Scotsman Hotel

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Terrace/patio
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
75-inch LED TV with digital channels, TV
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

The Scotsman Hotel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationRoyal Mile1 min walk
    Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon2 min walk
    Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle10 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)29 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighbourhood, The Scotsman Hotel is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Grassmarket are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 2 min walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grand Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Monteiths - 3 min walk
  • Chop House - 3 min walk
  • La Garrigue - 3 min walk
  • Zizzi - 4 min walk

About this property

The Scotsman Hotel

Victorian Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, 24-hour room service and concierge services are on-site. All 72 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus in-room free WiFi and LED TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars and premium bedding.
The Scotsman Hotel offers 72 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. 75-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: GBP 16.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms 8

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 75-inch LED TV
  • TV/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 30

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 7 January 2021 to 25 April 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 16.95 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 650 out of 994 reviews
5 - Excellent 65%
Rating 4 - Good. 237 out of 994 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 68 out of 994 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 994 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 994 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location! Our room was spacious and comfortable
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Just really excellent service, felt really looked after and the room was exquisite
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Edinburgh in lockdown
Excellent service and comfortable and spacious room.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020