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Historic hotel near Edinburgh's Royal Mile

With a stay at The Scotsman Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, steps from Fruitmarket Gallery and City Art Centre.

This 5-star hotel is close to St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk.

Make yourself at home in one of the 69 guestrooms featuring minibars and DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this Victorian hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, express check-in, and secretarial services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of banquet facilities and a meeting/conference room. Parking (subject to charges) is conveniently located nearby.


General

The Scotsman Hotel's guests have complimentary access to the hotel's health club (open every day), which has a 10-person sauna, steam room, solarium, aerobics studio, and 60-station gym with cardio and resistance machines and TVs. The 53-foot indoor lap pool is illuminated by laser lights, and has a slate-tiled pool deck.

Extending over three levels, the Aveda Scotsman Spa & Health Club boasts a stainless steel swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, solarium and steam rooms, arctic & tropical showers, 60 station air-conditioned gymnasium, with studios, diverse classes and a cafe. The spa features five therapy suites, offering a wide range of beauty and health treatments from Aveda.

A private, 46-seat cinema screens movies on Sunday evenings (surcharge; movie-meal packages also available), and can be rented for private parties at other times. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. In addition to the brasserie, a large oak-floored drawing room with sofas and armchairs is ideal for quiet conversation. One large conference room is available for groups.

Discounted parking is available nearby.

  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Parking nearby
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Swimming pool - indoor
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Full-service health spa
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial services
  • Total number of rooms - 69
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Beauty services
  • Medical assistance available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Year Built 1899
  • Wedding services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Parking nearby (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • Smoke-free property
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi


Parking

Parking nearby, Parking nearby (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available


Room Amenities
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Phone
  • DVD player
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Climate control
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • In-room massage available
  • Daily housekeeping
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Dining

North Bridge Brasserie - Mixing old and new decor, this large and informal brasserie features a steel-and-glass bar, black-leather stools, 19th-century oak paneling, and giant marble columns supporting an elaborate plasterwork ceiling. Tables and leather dining chairs are scattered on two levels, and guests take in street views. Open for lunch, dinner, and drinks every day.


Recreation

Guests have complimentary access to the hotel's health club with 53-foot indoor lap pool, spa tub, sauna, steam room, aerobics studio, beauty treatments (surcharge), cardio and resistance machines, free weights, and a small café bar.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Ice skating nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Swimming on site
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Spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Body scrubs
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Turkish bath/Hammam in spa


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Upon check in, the front desk will pre-authorize credit cards. Nothing will be charged until departure, but a deposit of the the first night's stay, plus £50 per night for incidental fees.


Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard


General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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Fees
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