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The Scotsman Hotel

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Terrace/Patio
55-inch TV with digital channels
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
55-inch TV with digital channels

Overview of The Scotsman Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile1 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle10 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh11 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)34 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighborhood, The Scotsman Hotel is in the city center and near a train station. Royal Mile and Grassmarket are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 2 min walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 10 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grand Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Monteiths — 3 min walk
  • Chop House — 3 min walk
  • La Garrigue — 3 min walk
  • Zizzi — 4 min walk

About this property

The Scotsman Hotel

Victorian Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges, and coffee/tea in a common area. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, 24-hour room service, conference space, and concierge services are onsite. All 79 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.
The Scotsman Hotel offers 79 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking for GBP 17.50 per night; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 14.95 for adults and GBP 7.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space (646 square feet)
  • Coworking space
  • Meeting rooms - 4

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - January 2019
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • Cable/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 14.95 for adults and GBP 7.95 for children (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 17.50 per night (open 24 hours)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 650 out of 987 reviews
5 - Excellent 66%
Rating 4 - Good. 235 out of 987 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 63 out of 987 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 987 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 987 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Lovely hotel and the staff were lovely too- we’re hoping to stay there again
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great city, great location of hotel, great service. All round amazing.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The suite that we stayed in was beautiful.. staff were very attentive and went out of their way to accommodate the best they could . A lovely stay in a lovely hotel .
Stayed 1 night in May 2021