The Scotsman Edinburgh
The Scotsman Edinburgh overview
A flamboyant and beautiful baroque hotel built in 1899 with a significant Scottish history; the National newspaper The Scotsman took up residence in 1901 which the hotel is named after.
The historic listed building retains many original features and is unique in terms of its history and purpose. A major highlight of this hotel is the swanky cinema with just 48 seats.
At the base of the Old Town and a couple of minutes walk from Waverley Station, it is a prime location for both Old Town and New Town with panoramic views across the city rooftops and Princes Street Gardens up to the castle.
The 4 star hotel has 8 meeting rooms, 24 hour front desk, laundry facilities, a restaurant, a bar and lounge.
The Scotsman Edinburgh Hotel Guide
The Scotsman Hotel Location
The Scotsman is at the base of the Old Town, only a couple of minutes walk across from the main train station. In a few steps you can be at the City Art Centre, The Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh Dungeon and Royal Mile.
What’s nearby The Scotsman Hotel
Packed with gothic and medieval features, Edinburgh Old Town offers some of the most unique and alluring tours and attractions in the world. The Edinburgh Dungeons, underground city and underground caverns are sensational and just 5 to 10 minutes from the hotel.
Walk up the Royal Mile passing many original pubs, shops, whiskey tasting bars, landmarks and gothic buildings, take a trip through the middle ages in this historic part of Scotland’s capital.
Continue up to Edinburgh Castle, built on Castle Rock, the plug of a volcano believed to be around 350 million years old. Take a tour of the castle and its breath-taking views then stroll down into the scenic Princes Street Gardens and across into the New Town shopping district for an equally historic insight into how the other half lived.
The Scotsman Edinburgh facilities
The hotel: the 4-star Scotsman has 72 non-smoking guest rooms with daily house-keeping, a restaurant, bar and lounge, 24 hour front desk and concierge.
The rooms: the rooms each have air con, a mini-bar, comfy bathrobes and slippers, premium bedding, luxury toiletries, satellite TV & free WiFi.
Business: 8 meetings rooms