We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    The Scotsman Hotel

    20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YT, Scotland
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    27/08/2017 28/08/2017
    US$225
    US$207
    SAVE US$18
    US$221
    US$221
    Traveller (646)
    Room & Suite (444)
    Dining (59)
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,482 reviews
    #35 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,073 reviews
    #25 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Old Town Chambers
    958 reviews
    #4 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,146 reviews
    #11 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good26%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The Scotsman Hotel
    Offers & Announcements: SAVE 10% PLUS PROSECCO
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,482 reviews
    #35 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,073 reviews
    #25 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Old Town Chambers
    958 reviews
    #4 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,146 reviews
    #11 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Rooms
    27 Aug28 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$207.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Edinburgh hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f2f82d9c2a35462f9050290386bf96cf", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":192438,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"f2f82d9c2a35462f9050290386bf96cf","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":225,"lowestMetaPrice":207,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":225,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":225,"lowestMetaPrice":207,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":225,"hotelName":"The Scotsman Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImYyZjgyZDljMmEzNTQ2MmY5MDUwMjkwMzg2YmY5NmNmIiwiQUlLIjoiZTJkOGVhYjI5Y2U4NDRmZGExZDcyODgxMWVjNzE3NDMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "27/08/2017", "checkOut": "28/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$207", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78875984":"OrbitzEWS","79428414":"CheapTicketsEWS","32622372":"Expedia","109225557":"HotelsCom2IB","68931202":"CancelonIB","76476356":"Hotwire","32457986":"BookingCom","53910345":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (2,312)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 2,172 reviews

    Reviewed today

    What a disappointment! We read all the ratings on Trip Advisor and were completely sucked in. It started with a less that favorable check in with a rude reception and went downhill from there? Our room wasn't ready until very late in the day and...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank peterwilkins99
    Reviewed today

    If you want to stay somewhere that is different from the usual room that is just a box with a bed inside then The Scotsman Hotel will fit the bill. It seems well run and for a rambling building everything seems well maintained. Importantly the...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Hugh C
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Lots of luxurious touches like a bar, safe nightlight, fridge, free mini single malt scotch, etc. Very clean with helpful staff. A Number of problems though:. Window near impossible to open. Giant shiny bathroom but with tiny cramped, uncomfortable bath. Milk was off, clock had...More

    Thank Nettie P
    Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded today

    Dear Nettie P, Thank you for sharing your valuable comments and it was great to hear from you. Your comments are taken seriously and we are committed to improve. We are so sorry there were not enough vegetarian options for you on this visit. We...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    The hotel is very centrally located and walking distance to the Old Castle, Princes Street etc. Next to the Train Station and the Bus express to the airport. We had a spacious room faced away from the street. It was nice and clean and renovated...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Helen Berg S
    Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded today

    Dear Berg S, Thank you for taking time to share your valuable comments. It was great to hear from you. As mentioned our hotel is in an ideal location for any guests. We are sorry that there were no A/C and it is definitely planned...More

    Reviewed yesterday

    top prices for a building site, furniture in room from 1970's but not in a good way. Information on websites not updated to inform of lack of facilities, offers on website not honoured by establishment. Information about drop off and parking options useless.More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Ken S
    Response from 64manager, General Manager at The Scotsman HotelResponded today

    Dear Ken S, Thank you for your custom and it was great to hear from you. We are the new management and we bought this hotel from liquidation. There were some parts of the facilities were on lease to the previous company and due to...More

    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,482 reviews
    #35 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,073 reviews
    #25 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Old Town Chambers
    958 reviews
    #4 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,146 reviews
    #11 of 149 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$193 - US$564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #45 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #47 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #48 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 69
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, Cancelon, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your The Scotsman Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Edinburgh >
    • Old Town
    • Also Known As
    • The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland ,
    • Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (646)
    Room & Suite (444)
    Dining (59)
    Hotel & Grounds (415)
    Bathroom (56)
    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
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,146 reviews
    .13 km away
     
    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    4,482 reviews
    .33 km away
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,073 reviews
    .16 km away
     
    Old Town Chambers
    958 reviews
    .22 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    La Locanda Italian Bistro Edinburgh
    429 reviews
    .07 km away
    Laila's Mediterranean Bistro
    976 reviews
    .07 km away
    Southern Cross Cafe
    842 reviews
    .07 km away
    Arcade Bar
    653 reviews
    .06 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Edinburgh Old Town
    10,813 reviews
    .14 km away
    The Royal Mile Market
    77 reviews
    .12 km away
    North Bridge
    70 reviews
    .05 km away
    Fruitmarket Gallery
    53 reviews
    .08 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    wink_bink
    4 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Irenee H | Reviewed this property |
    Pool & Spa is completely shut down in March, no access what so ever. When I expressed my disappointment, they told me to jog outside. 🤣
    1
    Vote
    VA_NY_Traveler_5
    13 April 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Graeme C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it does...
    2
    Votes
    dmcornwell
    19 March 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Ann-Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
    twin rooms. phone & explain to the staff & they'll help.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Small suites are good"
    Read review
    "My room was so comfortable and the sheets were lovely..."
    Read review
    "Our room was next to the waverly bridge and overlooked waverly station. Lots to see out of the window and a..."
    Read review
    "We had to changes rooms, due to my last minute bookings, and both rooms we stayed in were lovely..."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing