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The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH1 1TR (Show on map)

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"staff. location. and staff once more..."

  • Paul, Philippines
  • December 27, 2014
  • Area: Edinburgh Old Town
  • Rooms : 69
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Guest Room
Guest Room
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Balcony/Terrace
Balcony/Terrace
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Exterior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Exterior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Exterior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman Sign with Window boxes
The Scotsman Sign with Window boxes
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman Swimming Pool
The Scotsman Swimming Pool
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Treatment Room at The Scotsman
The Treatment Room at The Scotsman
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Spa
Spa
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Spa
Spa
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Spa
Spa
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Fitness Room
Fitness Room
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
Restaurant
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
Restaurant
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Restaurant
Restaurant
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Buffet
Buffet
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman food
The Scotsman food
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman food
The Scotsman food
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman food
The Scotsman food
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman food
The Scotsman food
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman food
The Scotsman food
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Food and Beverages
Food and Beverages
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Food and Beverages
Food and Beverages
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Food and Beverages
Food and Beverages
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Brasserie Portrait
The Brasserie Portrait
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Scotsman North Bridge Entrance
The Scotsman North Bridge Entrance
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Bar
Bar
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Interior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Interior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Interior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Interior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Interior
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Meeting Room
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Meeting Room
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The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Meeting Room
Meeting Room
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Mani Pedi Area The Scotsman
Mani Pedi Area The Scotsman
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - The Retail Area at The Scotsman Spa
The Retail Area at The Scotsman Spa
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Surroundings
Surroundings
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Surroundings
Surroundings
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Evening Edinburgh View
Evening Edinburgh View
The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh - Atlas holding the World
Atlas holding the World
Features of The Scotsman Hotel
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

babysitting

bar

business center

coffee shop

concierge

elevator

executive floor

express check-in/check-out

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities

restaurant

room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area

  
Sports and Recreation

fitness center

hot tub

indoor pool

sauna

spa

steamroom

Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 

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Housed within the magnificent Scotsman Newspaper building, The Scotsman Hotel provides 69 rooms and has been voted as one of the best hotels in the world. The property is situated on Edinburgh's historical North Bridge and is easily accessible from Princess Street, Royal Mile, and Waverley Railway Station. Once the home to the Scotsman Newspaper, the restored building has replaced the printing press room with a modern gym and the reception room with a bar and brasserie. Included in its many awards, The Scotsman Hotel was voted one of the top hotels in the world by both Cond Nast Traveler and Departures Magazine in 2002. The luxury 5-star hotel is for the discerning traveler seeking the best in service and accommodation. Housed within the magnificent Scotsman Newspaper building, The Scotsman Hotel provides 69 rooms and has ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-12 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

Airport Transfer Fee
65 GBP

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
17 GBP

Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
11:00 AM

Distance from City Center
0.2 km

Internet Usage Fee
0 GBP

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Bars
1

Number of Restaurants
1

Number of Rooms
69

Room Voltage
240

Time to Airport (Minutes)
30

Year Hotel Built
1905

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2001


Recent customer comments

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Fantastic

8.8

from 60 reviews

Value for Money
8.3
Location
9.6
Staff Performance
8.9
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.9
Room Comfort/Standard
9.0
Food/Dining
8.0
All reviews (60)
Anne R. Groups Ireland, March 21, 2015
Edinburgh in March

Staff, location, hotel itself.
7.3
Paul A. Couples Philippines, December 27, 2014
lovely few hours

staff. location. and staff once more
9.7
lovely!
Stephen L. Couples Australia, December 23, 2014
Great historic hotel

Amazing conversion from the old offices, fantastic location between old and new towns, great spa and pool
9.7
We loved this hotel. Best we have stayed in in edinburgh. A winner on all fronts.
Hak M. Families with young children Singapore, October 20, 2014
Great

Very nice. But slightly overrated. But no hotel car park. We had to park at the public car park nearby.
7.7
Kim S. Solo travelers United Kingdom, August 3, 2014
Ideal

Rooms, location, character
8.3
Some food and beverage staff are less than satisfactory needing some training in guest focus. Check in and concierge staff were without exception outstanding on day shifts. The night staff are a little too casual for the style and standard of accomodation, unshaven, no jackets, ties loosened off. Not a professional first impression for anyone arriving after hours. Breakfast was sufficient and the setting is comfortable. A wonderful touch is the small decanter of whiskey in the room, quite apt for the hotel given location and heritage.
Nicholas P. Families with older children United Kingdom, July 5, 2014
Extremely pleasant

Superb room with great outlook, excellent breakfast, very pleasant and efficient staff
10
Excellent. stayed a few times before, here this time for son's graduation, but now unlikely to return as he has finished in Edinburgh.
Patrick M. Couples Hong Kong, July 3, 2014
An old boutique hotel, not bad

location, price fo value, room size
8
the scotsman hotel located in the center of old town. location is very convenient. and it's service is also good. Generally speaking, the price of this hotel is not expensive comparing with other hotels in UK. Just UK has 20% tax. this is not good.
William P. Families with young children United States of America, June 27, 2014
Could modernize and enlarge reception area .

Location
7
Good
Wai H. Couples Hong Kong, June 18, 2014
Comfortable Room

Location, Room and Service
7.7
The room is comfortable and big, but there are flies in the room. The staff are nice and helpful.
James R. Couples United Kingdom, June 17, 2014
Absolutely brilliant well worth the money

The room was amazing, the staff were lovely everywhere was spotless clean. Tge food was brilliant and all freshly prepared.
10
Excellent we will be definitely be returning there

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Customers like this hotel for:
Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Edinburgh Airport (11.1 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff" , "Great breakfast" , "Great location"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Edinburgh Dungeon (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • National Gallery of Scotland (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Outlook Tower & Camera Obscura (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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