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...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    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
    011 44 131 322 1285
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Savings alert: 19% below average rate

    The price you found is 19% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$171/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    US$155
    US$139
    SAVE US$16
    US$143
    US$141
    Traveller (664)
    Room & Suite (446)
    Dining (62)
    Old Town Chambers
    1,003 reviews
    #3 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,191 reviews
    #23 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,881 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,190 reviews
    #11 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good26%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “privacy hatch” (36 reviews)
    “royal mile” (241 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Multilingual Staff
    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","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Old Town Chambers
    1,003 reviews
    #3 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,191 reviews
    #23 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,881 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,190 reviews
    #11 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Rooms
    29 Oct30 Oct
    |
    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 12 partner sites to see rooms from US$139.
    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_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "915df8593b8445d4bea7d2d34b819078", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":192438,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79791801],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":139,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"915df8593b8445d4bea7d2d34b819078","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":155,"lowestMetaPrice":139,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":155,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"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":155,"lowestMetaPrice":139,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":155,"hotelName":"The Scotsman Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjkxNWRmODU5M2I4NDQ1ZDRiZWE3ZDJkMzRiODE5MDc4IiwiQUlLIjoiNzQ2MTJmZmMyNDJlNDQwYWFkMDM1YjU0YzM5NmU4YTEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "29/10/2017", "checkOut": "30/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$139", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"78875984":"OrbitzEWS","32622372":"Expedia","79428414":"CheapTicketsEWS","109225557":"HotelsCom2IB","79791801":"AgodaIB","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","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"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","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"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","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"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 (2,384)
    There are newer reviews for The Scotsman Hotel
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    801 - 805 of 2,239 reviews

    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    Because of the mixed reviews for this hotel...i was hesitant to book The Scotsman. I was however, interested in a personalized smaller hotel where i could "feel" scotland, so after some research and emailing them and driving them crazy with detailed questions, because of their...More

    4  Thank loisduva
    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    A Stunning hotel in a great location. Rooms are superb and very well appointed. Staff were all helpful and the bar and restaurant were nice serving great cocktails and food. Plenty near by if you don't want to dine or drink in hotel.

    1  Thank Paul F
    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    My husband and I recently stayed at the Scotsman hotel in Edinburgh for my husband's birthday. I went to the hotel direct to book and got the best price compared with all the comparison websites. I happened to mention it was my husband's birthday on...More

    1  Thank April E
    Reviewed 17 March 2015

    Great central location, good for Royal Mile and Princess Street. Well converted old newspaper building with nicely preserved reception & bistro. warren of passages to rooms and number of different lifts. Standard room was very large, exceeding expectations only fault was TV was too high...More

    1  Thank Travelboy76
    Reviewed 16 March 2015

    Stayed here for three nights in March for a special birthday. We did ask for an upgrade too, unfortunately unlike a previous reviewer, for us this wasn't to be. It would've been a nice treat (and the letter a nice touch) but certainly didn't spoil...More

    1  Thank LinnyLou9
    Old Town Chambers
    1,003 reviews
    #3 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,191 reviews
    #23 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,881 reviews
    #14 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    The Inn on the Mile
    1,190 reviews
    #11 of 151 hotels in Edinburgh
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Minibar
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$174 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #44 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #45 Family 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 Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Booking.com, Agoda, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, 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 (664)
    Room & Suite (446)
    Dining (62)
    Hotel & Grounds (428)
    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
    1,190 reviews
    .13 km away
     
    The Balmoral Hotel
    3,881 reviews
    .23 km away
     
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh
    1,191 reviews
    .16 km away
     
    Old Town Chambers
    1,003 reviews
    .22 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    La Locanda Italian Bistro Edinburgh
    453 reviews
    .07 km away
    Laila's Mediterranean Bistro
    1,007 reviews
    .07 km away
    Southern Cross Cafe
    891 reviews
    .07 km away
    Viva Mexico
    863 reviews
    .09 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Royal Mile
    18,121 reviews
    .12 km away
    The Royal Mile Market
    90 reviews
    .12 km away
    North Bridge
    77 reviews
    .05 km away
    Fruitmarket Gallery
    56 reviews
    .06 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    wink_bink
    4 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 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
    "do not go below the 4th floor & ask for a city view"
    Read review
    "Newly refurbished 102 is lovely."
    Read review
    "Choose the Editors room, lovely view and perfect size!"
    Read review
    "Only thing we did not like, the room was too hot"
    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