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The Scotsman Hotel

Hotel Class
4 out of 5



4.4 / 5Excellent
1,917 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services


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

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1800 809 285

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    About this area


    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.

    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


    • 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 dry cleaning 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.

    Property amenities


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


    • Offsite parking discounted rates available

    Food and Drink

    • 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


    • Bicycle rentals nearby


    • Elevator/lift

    Guest Services

    • Luggage storage
    • Laundry service
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Daily housekeeping

    Room amenities


    • Premium bedding
    • Blackout drapes/curtains


    • Hair dryer
    • Bathrobes
    • Private bathroom
    • Free toiletries


    • TV
    • Satellite channels
    • Pay-per-view-channels

    Food and Drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Refrigerator


    • In-room safe
    • Iron/ironing boards
    • Desk

    Nearby activities


    • Bicycle rentals nearby
    • Golfing nearby

    Where to eat

    Where to eat
    Grand Cafe – Restaurant with a bar. Serves brunch, lunch and dinner daily. Reservations required.


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    Great personable staff and hotel was clean and nice. Good location.

    Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    The rooms were spacious and luxurious. We enjoyed our stay here. Great amenities.

    Stayed 4 nights in Sep. 2019

    4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019


    Good location restaurants good but expensive for what was on offer

    Stayed 3 nights in Sep. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    This was a beautiful hotel in a great location! In between the royal mile and the new city. We never had to take public transportation! And so many restaurants and shopping near by!

    Stayed 5 nights in Aug. 2019

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