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The Scotsman Hotel

Star Rating
4 out of 5

Information

Reviews

4.4 / 5Excellent
1,951 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Real Mary King's Close
    4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    St. Giles' Cathedral
    4 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Pizza Express
    1 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Bella Italia
    2 min walk
  • Airport
    Edinburgh (EDI)
    18 min drive

Choose your room

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020 3564 4853
  • Superior Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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    Option 1

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    Price is £115
    for 1 night
    We have 2 left
    It only takes 2 minutes

    Option 2

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    • Breakfast included
    Price is £145
    for 1 night
    We have 2 left
    It only takes 2 minutes
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, City View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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    Option 1

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    Price is £179
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes

    Option 2

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    • Breakfast included
    Price is £209
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes
  • Senior Suite (Double or Twin)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More details

    Option 1

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    Price is £209
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes

    Option 2

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    • Breakfast included
    Price is £239
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes
  • Deluxe Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More details

    Option 1

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    Price is £289
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes

    Option 2

    Cancellation policy for this rate plan:
    Amenities for this rate plan:
    • Free WiFi
    • Breakfast included
    Price is £319
    for 1 night
    We have 1 left
    It only takes 2 minutes
  • Executive Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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    We are sold out
  • Penthouse

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Double

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Classic Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Comfort Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Comfort Double or Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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    We are sold out
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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    We are sold out
  • Junior Double or Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds OR 1 King Bed
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    We are sold out
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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    We are sold out
  • Senior Suite, City View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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    We are sold out

About this area

Edinburgh

In the city centre, The Scotsman Hotel is in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood, a walkable area with good shopping. Princes Street and Royal Mile are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Our Dynamic Earth and Royal Commonwealth Pool. Check out an event or a game at Easter Road Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

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What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Real Mary King's Close - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    St. Giles' Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Festival Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Scott Monument - 7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    National Museum of Scotland - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grand Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Pizza Express — 1 min walk
  • Bella Italia — 2 min walk
  • La Locanda — 2 min walk
  • The Wall — 2 min walk

About this property

The Scotsman Hotel

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 complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and premium bedding.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 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

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Payment types at the property

American Express
Mastercard
Visa

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 are 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Discounted parking nearby

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

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 8 meeting rooms

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • pay films
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

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

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Bike hire
  • Golf

Where to eat

  • Grand Cafe – Restaurant with a bar. Serves brunch, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.
4.4

Excellent

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
502
3 - Okay
179
2 - Mediocre
56
1 - Poor
26
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Iconic overnight stay with bonus cinema

A lovely Monday night treat at the Scotsman. Being Scottish, I’ve always wanted to stay in this iconic building and it did not disappoint. Friendly reception staff and all staff we met were pleasant and helpful. Our room was very comfortable and beautifully appointed. We did not get a view but overlooked one of the amazing lanes that intertwine the city. We booked into the new picture house and had a lovely 2 course dinner before heading down the stairs to watch Downton abbey in the beautiful cinema. Sat in the front row and put our feet up. Bar was open throughout for refreshments. We did not have breakfast but had a wonderful peaceful sleep. Thank you for an amazing night away.

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Excellent location and top notch facility with friendly staff

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
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Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2019

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

The good: Excellent Location, Beautiful Hotel, Comfortable bed, Large Room The not so good: WiFi was down for over a day, robes not in room - received after 2 requests, hotel undergoing construction but no notice on website of construction The bad: 1) The deadlock on the room door was offset and therefore did not engage. We weren't comfortable not being able to lock the room while in it. The gentleman from reception did not see this as an issue. 2) I called reception before 10:30pm to order from the 24 hour room service menu. I was told the kitchen was closed and was offered information for local places that might still be open. On check out the next day I mentioned this to reception who claimed that the kitchen was not closed and a limited menu was available. Why was I told otherwise the night prior? 3) The room got chilly in the evening and the air conditioning/heating in the room did not work.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Reception staff was excellent, though they all seemed to need sweaters and/or jackets to stay warm in their work area. For some reason they couldn't seem to control a door to the outside and it was constantly swinging open, lettingin cold air. Didn't affect my room, which was exquisite.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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