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Terrace/Patio
TV, pay movies
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
TV, pay movies

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
998 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services
Bar
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationRoyal Mile1 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon2 min walk
Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral4 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)40 min drive

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  • Junior Double or Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 55 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds OR 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Double

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsExecutive Double
  • Classic Double Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsClassic Double Room
  • Executive Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Suite
  • Penthouse

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPenthouse
  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSuperior Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Double or Twin Room
  • Senior Suite (Double or Twin)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSenior Suite (Double or Twin)
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed

    Room amenities

    • 377 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Senior Suite, City View

    Room amenities

    • 200 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSenior Suite, City View
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, City View

    Room amenities

    • 366 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Double or Twin Room, City View

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town neighborhood, The Scotsman Hotel is in the city center and near a train station. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Edinburgh Castle are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Mile and Grassmarket. 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.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 2 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • The Hub - 7 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 40 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grand Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Patisserie Valerie - 1 min walk
  • Southern Cross Cafe - 1 min walk
  • La Locanda - 2 min walk
  • The Baked Potato Shop - 2 min walk

About this property

The Scotsman Hotel

Victorian Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, 24-hour room service, and concierge services are onsite. All 72 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus free WiFi and TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.
The Scotsman Hotel offers 72 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers 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
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
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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

  • Discounted parking nearby

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: GBP 16.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Elevator

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 8 meeting rooms

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Cable/satellite channels
  • Pay movies
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 10 PM
Express check-in
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

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed from August 01 2020 to September 01 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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 16.95 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 30 (subject to availability)

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Scotsman Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Scotsman Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Scotsman Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Scotsman Hotel?
As of Aug 13, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Scotsman Hotel on Aug 30, 2020 start from $165, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
What time is check-in at The Scotsman Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM–10 PM.
What time is check-out at The Scotsman Hotel?
Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for GBP 30 (subject to availability).
Where is The Scotsman Hotel located?
Located in Old Town, this boutique hotel is steps from City Art Centre, Princes Street, and Royal Mile. Edinburgh Dungeon and Real Mary King's Close are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is only a 2-minute walk and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 28 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Scotsman Hotel

4.5
Wonderful
998 reviews
5 - Excellent
637
4 - Good
245
3 - Okay
74
2 - Mediocre
30
1 - Poor
12
4.6
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.3
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020
    3.0 out of 5 Okay

      No bar, restaurant, room service at this hotel, it does not state that anywhere when you book. They do not come in and make the beds, replenish tea, coffee, towels. You cannot leave your luggage for a few hours when you checkout.

      Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020
      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
      Perfect stay

      Just totally enjoyed the stay hotel was perfect I will be back

      Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020
      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
      Lovely hotel

      Had a really lovely stay at The Scotsman, from the room to the staff everything was excellent.

      Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020
      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
      Outstanding Hotel!

      Such a amazing hotel with friendly staff and the rooms are outstanding! The location is brilliant as well, right next to the train station. Hope to come back very soon.

      Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020