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The Royal Scots Club

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Situated in one of Edinburgh's finest Georgian streets this is a rare combination, the charm of a country house hotel with a cosy club atmosphere. Founded in 1919 as a tribute to those who fell in The Great War The Royal Scots Club is proud of its heritage. Courtesy, personal service and warm hospitality are at the very heart of the Club.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
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Historic Hotel
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
1219Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
473Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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All reviews queen street gardens jacket and tie private park four poster bed kippers quiet street princes street full scottish breakfast room was large comfortable hotel lovely room central edinburgh few minutes walk would definitely stay here again breakfast was excellent enjoyable stay train station
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Royal Scots Club is a true gem! My wife and I plus another couple stayed for 3 nights, we thoroughly enjoyed everything about this "old school" club. Service was second to none, rooms incredible, location great, price very fair, and one has to love...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location with excellent staff. The Royal Scots Club is directly in the New Town of Edinburgh only few minutes to the Princess Street. It is a real club with a unique atmoshere and excellent service.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is fabulous and the staff were so helpful nothing was to much trouble staying here made the weekend so special I would highly recommend staying here just out of the hustle and bustle in a lovely area but close enough to walk to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was perfect, Couple blocks from the main attractions, pub areas. 15 minute walk to the castle and the royal mile. The rooms were large (for European standards) and very quit. Service was always available.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there for three nights and they were just perfect. When you sleep to the back of the house, it is very quiet. The whole hotel is very quiet and calm. The breakfast was good and the room also very quiet. The only...More

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CinMinnesota
5 November 2018|
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Response from RSC-Manager | Property representative |
Hi CinMinnesota, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, none of our rooms are air-conditioned. As it is usually very fresh in Scotland, the rooms tend not to get stuffy in any way and cracking a window is usually all... More
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"Read the information book upon checking in your room, so many helpful info such as buses that comes by on..."
jgomichalek
2 weeks ago
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"Try to avoid a room that faces the street. Double check that you haven't left anything in the room..."
Baka4321
28 Sep 2018
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"Suite 3 was fabulous. 4-poster bed corner room overlooking the park. Lovely claw foot tub."
Catherine2779
11 Aug 2018
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"Go for the higher floors and avoid the basement"
MichaelDKelly
31 Jul 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 95 - US$ 231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghNew Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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