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The Scotsman Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
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Multilingual Staff
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While we did not initially plan to stay at the Scotsman we were transferred to the hotel after an issue elsewhere. We ended up really enjoying the Scotsman. While it is right in the middle of everything you want to see, it is also quiet...More

Thank matthewkarp
Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear matthewkarp, Thank you for your review of the Scotsman Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and the team here managed to make your stay so memorable. I hope we will be able to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located hotel central to everything you would want to see in Edinburgh. The building has maintained much of its character from its old newspaper days and the limited size means it does not have the soulless fell of many city centre hotels and never...More

Thank Colin D
Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Colin D, Thank you for your review of the Scotsman Hotel. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay so much and found the building, staff and location to be so good during your time with us. I hope we will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a lot to like about the Scotsman - great location, very nice and helpful staff and a building with great bones. The rooms were also very spacious. That said I was a bit disappointed with the interior of the rooms - the finishings...More

Thank BeatrizFG
Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear BeatrizFG, Thank you for your review of the Scotsman Hotel. I am sorry that we did not quite manage to meet your expectations. We are currently undergoing refurbishment to the property and this will encompass all of our bedrooms here at the hotel. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel, perfect location right next to Waverley Station. We stayed for 1 night in a featured double room which was newly refurbished. Room was spacious, clean and well appointed. Love the little touches like the books which were actually interesting to read, the Nespresso...More

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Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear EastToWest08, Thank you for your review of the Scotsman Hotel, I am very happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us so much. It is great to hear the feedback on our new rooms and the touches we have added. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was the second hotel we stayed in during our visit. Fabulous service there. Everyone so friendly and courteous. Breakfast is very good. Excellent selection of food. Loved that it was so close to the The Royal Mile etc. The Cafe on site is also very...More

1  Thank DiannaA123
Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear DiannaA123, Thank you for your review of the Scotsman Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and found the location to be so good. We very much hope we will be able to welcome you back again should...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Details
Price range
US$200 - US$547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#31 Centrally Located Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Classic Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Great View Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#57 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$200 - US$547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#31 Centrally Located Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Classic Hotel in Edinburgh
#4 Historic Hotel Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Great View Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Charming Hotel in Edinburgh
#57 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Caroline P
5 August 2018|
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Response from Gogs42 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know but when we were there it didn’t affect us as it was the second floor that was being refurbished and we were on the 4th. Suggest you call the hotel and ask as I am sure they will have other rooms on other floors... More
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NewYorkDeer
19 March 2018|
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4 May 2017|
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Response from PearsTraveling | Reviewed this property |
Hi, My wife and I stay before the ownership change and we where only there one night so we didn't use these facilities during our stay. It is a beautiful hotel and I'm sure your mother will enjoy it all the... More
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Room Tips
"We had the turret room in the front of the hotel! Get one in the front so you have a view!!"
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"Once construction is complete, the newly updated rooms should be very pleasant."
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"Room 103 overlooks the Waverley rail station but is up high enough where you won't hear any street noise."
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"Pick a room in another hotel for a good room."
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