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Set in a desirable location on North Bridge, The 4 star Scotsman Hotel is nestled between the hustle and bustle of the New Town and the historical Old Town, the hotel is perfectly located to explore Edinburgh. Just off the famous Royal Mile, Waverley Train Station and Princess Street are within 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Tourist attractions, entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and shopping are all conveniently near-by, making The Scotsman Hotel the ideal base to explore the our great city. Many of the original features and layout remain intact from the former national newspaper of Scotland printing house, bringing historical character to this luxury boutique hotel. The Marble staircase, now the centre of the hotel, retains its imposing stained glass window and glows magnificently by candle light each evening. Within the heart of the historic and iconic building is our comfortable bar and lounge area which serves a wide variety of drinks to suit all tastes, a luxurious afternoon tea and a great range of bar snacks. A high quality Scottish breakfast with superb service is served daily in our dedicated breakfast restaurant. With discounted parking at local secure car park, complimentary Wi-Fi and all the little extras you would expect from a 4 star boutique hotel, we look forward to welcoming you soon to The Scotsman Hotel.
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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My wife and I booked a night in the Penthouse Suite to help celebrate her 50th birthday.
It's extremely spacious, occupying two levels, and a real slice of luxury - lovely backdrop for a special weekend.
The complimentary prosecco was welcome, and, while the news...More
Stayed two nights lovely refurbished room friendly staff, good food and a warm welcome. There were a few issues preventing a 5 rating! Room safe seemed to have a mind of its own..you had to lift yhe safe out of the cupboard to see the...More
We had an excellent weekend at The Scotsman . Perfectly placed with excellent staff who go the extra mile , we will be back soon. Excellent bar with live music , very relaxing after a busy day in the city
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We choose this hotel because it was close to the railway station (we were travelling by train from London), close to car rental (picking up car after four days in Edinburgh to travel further afield in Scotland) and within walking distance to virtually all of...More
Went in for a drink after show at Festival Theatre. Pianist playing music was like being in an old movie. Very relaxing with excellent service. Copies of Old Scotsman newspapers in the Library above lounge
Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 3 days ago
Thank you for your review of the Scotsman. I am delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit and I do hope we will be able to welcome you back again soon.
Warm wishes and kind regards,
My room description said it had an electric kettle. For life of me I couldn't find it but I was ok with that. I was more concerned trying to get a fan in the room. I stayed there in July during the heat wave and the hotel... More
My room description said it had an electric kettle. For life of me I couldn't find it but I was ok with that. I was more concerned trying to get a fan in the room. I stayed there in July during the heat wave and the hotel rooms are not air conditioned. Being on the 6th floor, it got awfully stuffy and hot so hot tea or coffee was last thing my mind.
Don’t know but when we were there it didn’t affect us as it was the second floor that was being refurbished and we were on the 4th. Suggest you call the hotel and ask as I am sure they will have other rooms on other floors... More
Don’t know but when we were there it didn’t affect us as it was the second floor that was being refurbished and we were on the 4th. Suggest you call the hotel and ask as I am sure they will have other rooms on other floors available.