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The Scotsman Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

With only one night in Edinburgh it was all about finding a good base to explore the sights. The Scotsman definitely ticked this box. It is also close to the 100 Airport bus stop which was handy.(£4.50 per person one way or £7.50 return) There...More

Thank MarieW04
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Location is great but service and rooms are not 5 star. Rooms are tired and the television in my living area of the suite did not work. The other television had what appeared to be clever technology but no room instructions nor did the staff...More

3  Thank OliviaBucklebury
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The hotel is situated on the line of Old Town and New Town which makes it ideal for being in the center of all of the main sites. The room we had was very comfortable and the hotel boasted some wonderful architecture. The biggest downside...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Our recent stay at The Scotsman was very disappointing. First impression was when when drove up to the hotel and discovered there was no valet parking. Doorman directed us to thee nearest public car park. When we checked in, it seems normal these days they...More

1  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Its best feature is the location. It is right across road from train station. One of us was attending the Golf Open at Sr Andrews and this made it easy to get there and back. It is also within easy walking distance of the tourist...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$ 136 - US$ 457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#45 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#48 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 136 - US$ 457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#45 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#48 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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19 March 2018|
Response from Jaggerv8 | Reviewed this property |
We never arrived until late but when we left at midday there were guests checking in. All depends if the rooms are available
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
13 April 2017|
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