Overview

The Scotsman Hotel

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

S$ 158+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
based on 2,025 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.2
  • 6.3
  • 5.0

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  • Friendly service
  • Great view

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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
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 2,025 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      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%."
      8.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 80%."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      9.8 "98% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.3 "73% were happy with the room service."
    • 7.4 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.8 "top-notch fitness area, thought 78%."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 57%."
    • 5.0 "Average amenities."
      0.4 "96% complained about the elevator."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the architecture."
      0.0 "100% thought the facilities needed updating."
      2.9 "For 71%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
      3.0 "70% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,458 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      9.7 "97% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 7.3 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.8 "top-notch fitness area, thought 78%."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.8 "Bar is not good."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      2.6 "74% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      3.3 "67% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 2.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 364 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.7 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.9 "top-notch fitness area, thought 79%."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
      9.8 "98% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 6.5 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.7 "Vibe was decent."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought, the hotel was stylish."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.3 "97% complained about the elevator."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the architecture."
      0.0 "100% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 202 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.7 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.8 "top-notch fitness area, thought 78%."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 6.1 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.2 "Average amenities."
      5.2 "52% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
    • 2.6 "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.
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    "Great view"
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