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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 4.7/5 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
  • Social distancing
20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1TR

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile1 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh8 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle10 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

The Scotsman Hotel is located in Old Town Edinburgh, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo. Museum of Childhood and Surgeon's Hall are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 2 min walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 4 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 10 min walk

Restaurants

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

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 19 min drive

About this property

The Scotsman Hotel

Victorian Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, 24-hour room service, conference space and concierge services are on-site. All 79 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus in-room 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 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. 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 telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis 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 or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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

Gives staff 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 on-site 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 public transport

  • 24 hours off-site parking within 656 ft (GBP 17.50 per night)

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
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

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 spaces
  • Meeting rooms - 4

Accessibility

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

More

  • Couples dining
  • Fireplace in reception
  • 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

  • Dressing gowns
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch TV
  • TV/satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

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

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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(656 ft away; 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 debit cards, debit cards, debit cards, debit 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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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 644 out of 960 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 224 out of 960 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 58 out of 960 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 25 out of 960 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 960 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Location
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location. Cozy and surprisingly quiet. Lovely staff. Disappointed that the main didn’t area was closed.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family, Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
The Scotsman is a favourite hotel for us, the late notification of no luggage storage on check out day was a real disappointment, we paid £40 for 6 hours storage at Waverley, a hotel of this standard should compensate us have paid over £210 per night. Great staff at the hotel.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A lovely hotel close to Princes Street, a fantastic shopping centre and the train station. Rooms were wonderful and the staff very friendly and helpful. I have to name Ryan and Bronwyn in particular for their excellent customer service. Great breakfasts and overall a fabulous hotel, one that I will definitely be returning to!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021