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    The Scotsman Hotel

    20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1YT, Scotland
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    Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

    This is a late review on Trip Advisor for which I apologies. I'm not the biggest fan of Trip Advisor but do use it now and again and digest a lot of the negativity with a pinch of salt. I stayed at the Scotsman mid...More

    1  Thank franKev
    Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

    Just finished 3 nights. In a word, terrific! Staff, room, restaurant and location were spot on! I highly recommend The Scottsman! We especially enjoyed room 302, a wood paneled one at that. Every staff member we encountered was a treat to interact with!

    1  Thank Mark D
    Reviewed 24 April 2014

    We just recently stayed at the Scotsman for a couple of days, and I rate them right on the border between very good and excellent. The Scotsman is truly a first rate hotel. To begin with, their location is fantastic for seeing Edinburgh. They are...More

    Thank MO_Rates_Em
    Reviewed 23 April 2014

    We recently stayed at the Scotsman Hotel for a long weekend and on the Saturday we had our wedding in the hotel! Everything about our stay and Wedding Day was perfect. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the wedding arrangements were well...More

    Thank Jacquie Q
    Reviewed 23 April 2014

    My partner surprised me with a weekend away in Edinburgh for my birthday......in a 5* hotel she said....I have no idea who gave the hotel this rating because it couldn't be further from the truth. Let me start with the positives: - The locations is...More

    5  Thank Stewart W
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    • US$200 - US$646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #45 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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    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. 🤣
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    Response from Graeme C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes it does...
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    Response from Ann-Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
    twin rooms. phone & explain to the staff & they'll help.
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    "Our corner room was spacious and faced North Bridge Street and Waverly Station."
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    "get a higher up room for a better view"
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    "Don't stay in the middle annex"
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    "higher floor - better view. BEWARE: ground floor is not "ground floor""
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