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The Scotsman Hotel

20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR

+44 131 556 5565

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based on 3,275 reviews

About The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

Value for money

Showcasing unique views of Edinburgh Castle, The Scotsman Hotel is set in Edinburgh and is a brief stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is located a short walk from Royal Mile, St Giles Cathedral and University of Edinburgh. A wide range of personalized services are available for guests of The Scotsman Hotel, like an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and a concierge. Free wireless internet access is available. Rooms at the hotel are comfortable and provide a flat-screen TV and ironing facilities. They have a private bathroom with bathrobes and a hair dryer. The hotel offers a convenient on-site café where guests can grab a bite to eat before venturing out to explore the area. In the evening, guests are invited to enjoy a drink in the comfortable lounge bar. Guests can also try one of the many bars and restaurants in the area. The Scotsman Hotel is less than a 25-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh Castle is a short walk away. It is ideally located for sightseeing in local area, with Princes Street within a five-minute walk.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Family rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • VIP room facilities


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Balcony

Things to do

  • Golf

Places of interest near The Scotsman Hotel

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

The Scotsman Hotel location: 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR


Edinburgh Waverley Station0.1 mi
The Royal Mile0.1 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Southern Cross Café0.0 mi
North Bridge Brasserie0.0 mi
Sportsters Bar & Diner0.0 mi
Laila's Bistro0.0 mi

The Scotsman Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 3275 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Newly refurbished rooms are excellent. (in 354 reviews)
  • Beautiful hotel within a great location! (in 333 reviews)
  • Staff very helpful and friendly. (in 320 reviews)
Cons -
  • Our fridge and TV were not working upon arrival. (in 8 reviews)

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The Scotsman Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $105/night difference in the average price of 4 star hotels in Edinburgh ($289/night) and the average nightly rate at The Scotsman Hotel ($184/night).

  • The Scotsman Hotel is 7.1 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can typically expect your drive time from The Scotsman Hotel to Edinburgh Turnhouse to be 21min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • The Scotsman Hotel has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Edinburgh Turnhouse to the hotel, but also around Edinburgh during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Edinburgh are on average $19/day. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Edinburgh Turnhouse to The Scotsman Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, The Scotsman Hotel does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Edinburgh for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Edinburgh guests staying in The Scotsman Hotel is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Judging by our data, The Scotsman Hotel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Scotsman Hotel at +44 131 556 5565.

  • The Scotsman Hotel is just 0.3 mi away from Edinburgh city center. The closest landmark to the center of Edinburgh is National Library Of Scotland, which is very accessible to The Scotsman Hotel guests.

  • The best contact number for The Scotsman Hotel is +44 131 556 5565.

  • Yes, The Scotsman Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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