Overview

The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR, United Kingdom
+44 131 556 5565

Rp 1,502,934+

Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 2,063 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.4
  • 8.1
  • 6.1
  • 5.7

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Friendly service
  • Train station is close

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    About

    Location.

    The Scotsman Hotel is on North Bridge in central Edinburgh, Scotland. The Royal Mile and Princes Street, the capital's main shopping street, are just one block from the boutique hotel. The National Gallery of Scotland and St Giles Cathedral are 5 minutes away by foot, while Edinburgh Castle is just a 10-minute walk away. Waverley Bridge railway station is opposite the hotel. Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 8 miles away.

    Hotel Features.

    Called The Scotsman Hotel because it once housed the Victorian offices of The Scotsman newspaper, this majestic building was restored and converted to a boutique hotel in 2001. Original period features blend with contemporary art and furniture in the oak-paneled lobby to provide guests with a grand welcome. North Bridge Brasserie serves regional cuisine and is known for its marble pillars and wood paneling complemented by a dramatic steel floor and staircase. Free WiFi is also available to guests.

    Guestrooms.

    The Scotsman Hotel's 69 guestrooms combine modern, neutral tones with tweed fabrics. Serving hatches mean that room service need not disturb guests. Rooms have climate control, free WiFi, minibars, safes, tea/coffee making facilities, and coffee tables with inset Edinburgh Monopoly boards.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Restaurant
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Air-conditioned
    • Airport shuttle
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 2,063 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      9.7 "97% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the fitness area was satisfactory."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.1 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.6 "56% thought the building was acceptable."
      5.8 "58% said the architecture was not spectacular."
      5.8 "Sufficient business facilities, according to 58%."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      4.7 "53% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 1,402 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
      9.6 "96% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      6.4 "For only 64%, the fitness area was satisfactory."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.6 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Bar is ok."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.0 "60% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      4.3 "57% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 412 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
      9.8 "98% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      6.2 "For only 62%, the fitness area was satisfactory."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.6 "For only 66%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.8 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
    • 5.5 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Average amenities."
      5.1 "51% thought the building was acceptable."
      5.6 "56% said the architecture was not spectacular."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 41 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
    • 7.1 "High comfort."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 206 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.0 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "For only 64%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 5.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.5 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Average amenities."
      5.5 "55% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.7 "83% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Business Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Friendly service"
    "Train station is close"
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