Scotsman Hotel

Scotsman Hotel
20 North Bridge
Edinburgh, GB

Rating: Star Rating 5; AA Top 200 Hotels & 2 Rosettes. Voted in the Top 50 New Hotels in the World - Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.
Located on Edinburgh's historic North Bridge, the Scotsman Hotel has been converted from the Scotsman Newspaper's Baronial Offices into one of the most stylish hotels in the City. The hotel is just a minute's stroll from famous landmarks such as Princes Street, the Royal Mile and Arthur's Seat. The hotel brings together the efficiency of the 21st Century with the comforts of a bygone era, through careful design and the recruitment of the very best in Scottish hospitality.

Room Information

Guest Rooms
The 56 bedrooms and 12 Suites have been uniquely decorated and combine traditional elegance with contemporary design. We have sourced tartans from select Scottish estates and adopted a contemporary style to create timeless furnishings. Facilities featured in all rooms DVD player, 28 inch television with high speed Internet access and printer, modem point, wireless Internet access, telephone with voicemail, Edinburgh Monopoly game table, trouser press, iron and ironing board, mini-bar, coffee machine, Molton Brown toiletries and the Scotsman's unique privacy hatches. Each of the room categories is decided primarily by the size of the bedroom or suite of rooms, however there are certain characteristics and facilities, which are common to all. By providing state of the art technology, discreetly situated, we ensure that you not only have facilities from the office or from home, but also experience an ambience, which is calm and undisturbed.


Edinburgh International Airport: W
From airport follow A8 about 6 miles to Corstorphine Road which turns into Haymarket Then Princes Street you will enter a one-way system. Pass through Roxburgh Place onto Queens Street for 3/4 mile. Take right onto Hanover Street cross over Princes Street continue up the hill onto the mound. Take left on High Street -Royal Mile- for 1/4 mile until you reach first crossroads. Take left on North Bridge the hotel is situated about 200 yards on your left.


Vermilion is the Scotsman's 2 AA Red Star, fine-dining restaurant. It is undoubtedly one of the most stylish and elegant restaurants in Edinburgh, serving classic dishes with a modern twist. * Located on property * Can charge to room * Open Wed - Sun, 7pm - 11pm * Prices - Starters from GBP 10, Mains from GBP 17 * Serves fine dining cuisine for dinner * Sophisticated yet understated attire * Seats 32 people * Reservations required on Fridays and Saturdays
North Bridge Brasserie
North Bridge Brasserie is a classic-style brasserie with an informal atmosphere. The architecture alone is stunning with mouth-watering contemporary dishes to match. * Located on property * Can charge to room * Open M-Th: 7am-11pm, Fr: 7am-1am, Sa: 8am-1am, Su: 8am-11pm * Lunch Prices - Starters from GBP 4.50, Mains from GBP 8 * Dinner Prices - Starters from GBP 4.50, Mains from GBP 9 * Serves Brasserie cuisine for lunch and dinner * Informal attire * Seats 100 people * Reservations required on Fridays and Saturdays

Area Attractions

Local Attractions
Edinburgh Castle - 0.25 Miles Southwest International Conference Center - 1 Mile Southwest Waverley Station - 100 Metres North Princes Street - 200 Metres North The Palace of Holyrood - 0.5 Miles Southeast Princes Street Gardens - 0.25 Miles Northwest The Royal Mile - 200 Metres South Calton Hill - 0.25 Miles Northeast Jenners Department Store - 0.25 Miles North Harvey Nichols - 0.25 Miles North Dynamic Earth - 0.5 Miles Southeast Arthurs Seat - 0.5 Miles Southeast


Sports and Recreation
There are 17 golf courses in Edinburgh alone and many others nearby. Full health club facilities are available complimentary to all hotel guests. The Scotsman hotel is situated close to a natural landmark - Arthur's Seat - a favourite with locals and visitors alike for walking or jogging with breathtaking views over the City. There is a dry ski slope a short drive away from the hotel. Horse riding can be found at the Pentland Hills, just outside of Edinburgh. Concierge are happy to arrange and advise on any of the above as well as any other activities requested by the guest.
Health Club
Escape, a private members health club is complimentary to all hotel guests. Facilities include a 60-station state-of-the-art gym, an aerobics studio, a 16-metre stainless steel swimming pool, a sauna, Steam Room, Tropicarium and Spa pool and Scotlands only Cowshed Spa offering a full range of therapies and treatments and a relaxation area. The 60-station gym includes Precor Cardiovascular equipment, Cybex resistance equipment and Fitlinxx computers, which provide a computerized personal training system. The health club, Escape, is open from 6:30am to 10:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 8:00pm Saturdays and Sundays.

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Rooms
* Club Room - 80 Theatre/30 Boardroom/80 Banueting (157 sq. m.) * Linklater Suite - 90 Theatre/40 Boardroom/80 Banqueting (125 sq. m.) * MacLaren Suite - 80 Theatre/30 Boardroom/120 Banqueting (123 sq.m.) * Screening Room - 70 Theatre (90 sq. m.) * Russel Suite - 40 Boardroom/60 Banqueting * Ritchie Suite - 60 Theatre/30 Boardroom/40 Banqueting (62 sq. m.) * Boardroom - 12 Boardroom/12 Banqueting (24 sq. m.) Both the Linklater Suite and the MacLaren Suite can be divided into 3 smaller function rooms.
Business Services
There are 7 conference rooms available, including a state-of-the-art Screening Room for up to 46 delegates in luxury leather seating. The rooms range in size, with the largest accommodating 120 delegates for a meeting or 250 for a cocktail party. Modem ports are situated in all bedrooms and conference rooms, Wireless Internet access is also available throughout the hotel. Internet and email can be accessed through the hotels ETV system, in each of the bedrooms. All Internet access is high speed broadband. Fax and photocopying facilities are available and the hotel can provide full secretarial services on request from Receptionist.

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  • Beach
  • Casino
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  • Golf
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  • Pets Allowed
  • Pool
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  • Tennis
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Last Updated: September 26, 2015
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