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The Scotsman Hotel

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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The Scotsman Hotel

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Very good city hotel. Close to Edinburgh Waverly. Good for sightseeing with easy access to train stations. Fantastic service.

Five star boutique hotel The Scotsman, is housed within the magnificent Scotsman Newspaper building. While the newspaper has long since moved out, the buildings restoration was careful not to eradicate the stunning wooden paneled reception room that is now the bar and brasserie which serves the Edinburgh elite.

The rooms have high speed internet access, bathrooms with marble vanities, heated towel rails and separate baths and showers.

Voted one of the top hotels in the world by both Conde Nast Traveller and Departures Magazine in 2002. In 2003 won AA Hotel of the Year, The Scotsman Spa & Health Club was named one of the "Top 10 Day Spas in the UK" by Conde Nast Traveller in 2004 and in the same year Tatler Magazine named the hotel one of the "Top 20 in the UK". In December 2007 Conde Nast Traveller readers named The Scotsman as one of the top 20 hotels in the UK for business. In 2009 winner of Best Brasserie, Best F&B Manager and Best Breakfast at the Scottish Hotel Awards.

The Scotsman - your 5 star luxury boutique hotel in Edinburgh.
Hotel Address:
  • The Scotsman Hotel
  • 20 North Bridge
  • Edinburgh, EH11YT
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
The Scotsman Hotel is located on Edinburgh’s historical North Bridge, one minute stroll from Waverly mainline train station. A short walk from the hotel are the shops of Princes Street, George Street, the attractions of the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, The National Gallery and Scott Monument. Edinburgh Airport is 10km’s away, about a 20 minute drive.

Directions to Hotel
Directions From Edi Airport - From Airport Follow A8 Approx 6 Miles To Corstorphine Road Which Will Eventually Change To Haymarket And Then Princes Sreet. You Will Enter A One-way System. Pass Through Roxburgh Place And Onto Queens Street. Continue On Queens Street For 3/4 Mile. Take A Right Onto Hanover Street/cross Over Princes Street And Continue Up The Hill Onto The Mound. Take A Left Onto High Street-royal Mile- And Drive For 1/4 Mile Until You Reach The First Crossroads. Take A Left Onto North Bridge And The Hotel Is Situated Approximately 200 Yards On Your Left.
Note Bene
Converted from the Scotsman Newspaper baronial offices into the luxury hotel.
Pets Allowed
Small dogs only with a deposit
Pool Indoor
A sixteen meter stainless steel pool
Winery Tours
Whiskey Heritage Places
Recommended Rooms
Each of the guest rooms is different with different amenities.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Biking Touring
    - Skeet Shooting
    - Golfing
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums