Excellent 8.6
Based on 113 reviews

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About this property


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.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Swimming pool [indoor]

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service


  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
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Child and extra bed policy
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 capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

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
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based on 113 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.8
  • Facilities 8.2
  • Location 9.5
  • Room comfort and quality 8.6
  • Service 8.8
  • Value for money 7.9
  • Food and dining 7.8
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