Bank Hotel

Bank Hotel
1 South Bridge
Edinburgh, GB

Rating: 3 Stars
The Bank Hotel occupies the prime location in Edinburgh city centre, located at the centre of the Royal mile and only two minutes walk from Princes Street all the history and culture of Edinburgh is quite literally on your doorstep. Built in 1923 as a grand bank building, the building was extensively renovated with many original features lovingly restored in 1998 to create The Bank Hotel and has recently undergone a large refurbishment programme in February 2008. The Bank Hotel comprises nine bedrooms of a 3* standard, each one individually created to reflect the work and lives of a famous Scot. Arranged over the top three floors and accessed via the original staircase, all rooms benefit from LCD panel TV's, en-suite bathrooms and Tea & Coffee making facilities as well as views of the world famous Royal Mile below and creature comforts such as luxury bath robes. In the morning a full Scottish and continental style breakfast selection is served by our helpful staff in the mezzanine level of the Bank Bar, with views onto The Royal Mile. The Bank Bar, timeless in design with glorious wood panelling and a cool relaxed atmosphere and offers a wide range of drinks and an extensive daily food menu. Showing sporting fixtures on a regular basis and having an outdoor seating area on The Royal Mile ensures that the The Bank Bar remains popular with tourists, local residents and hotel guests alike. Transport links to the hotel are superb, Edinburgh Waverley Train Station is only two minutes walk away, Edinburgh Airport is a mere 6 miles and a multitude of bus services run frequently to many locations from this city centre hub.

Room Information

Standard Room Double
Double Bedroom with ensuite facilities TV - direct dial phone - hairdryer etc Each double bedroom were completely refurbished in January 2008 and reflects the life of a famous Scotsman. Rooms are finished with warm and royal colours
Executive Bedroom
Executive Bedroom with Double or Twin Beds Ensuite facilities - TV - Phone - Hairdryer Each Executive bedroom reflects the life of a famous Scotsman including Robert Burns, James Watt or Charles Rennie MacIntosh. All executive rooms are finished with warm and royal colours and completed refurbished in January 2008
Standard Room Twin
Twin beds with En-suite facilities TV - direct dial phone - hairdryer Each Twin bedroom were completely refurbished in January 2008 and reflects the life of a famous Scotsman. Rooms are finished with warm and royal colours


By car from Edinburgh Airport: The hotel is located in the City Centre which is approximately 8 miles from the airport. Follow the signs for the City Centre and continue until you reach Princes Street. Turn left onto South Charlotte Street then right onto Queen Street. Continue to the end of Queen Street and onto York Place. At the end of York Place, take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto Leith Street (stay in the left lane)At the top of Leith Street, continue straight across and over North Bridge. The hotel is at the end of North bridge on the left, on the corner of the Royal Mile and South Bridge.


Restaurant / Dining Information
Meals are served in Logie Bairds Bar every day until late. We can also recommend Cargo Restaurant at Fountain Bridge. A contemporary restaurant/bar with excellent cuisine and customer service and a vibrant atmosphere.

Area Attractions

Area Attractions
Airport 6 miles Waverley Station 0.1 mile Edinburgh University 0.1 miles Playhouse Theatre 0.25 miles Festival Theatre 0.1 miles City Observatory 0.25 miles St Giles Cathedral 0.25 miles Museum of Scotland 0.25 miles Edinburgh Castle 0.5 miles Palace of Holyrood 0.5 miles National Gallery 0.5 miles Dynamic Earth 0.5 miles Royal Yacht Britannia 2 miles Murrayfield Rugby Stadium 2 miles Edinburgh Zoo 4 miles Royal College of Surgeons 0.1 mile EICC 1 mile


Recreation Information
The hotel has no recreational facilities on site but facilities are available nearby. Edinburgh has many golf courses as well as health clubs, cinemas, theatres etc which staff will be more than happy to direct you to.

Meeting Facilities

Meeting / Conference Information
The hotel has no meeting or conference facilities in house.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath Tub
  • Meal Plan - Bed and Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee Maker in Room
  • Cribs Available
  • City Center
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Double Bed
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Heated Guest Rooms
  • International Direct Dial
  • Iron
  • King Bed
  • Maid Service
  • Modem Lines in Room
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Free Newspaper
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Refrigerator
  • Room Service
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Smoking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet
  • TV
  • TV Remote Control
  • Twin Bed
  • Wake-up Service
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