If you want to stay in a quiet hotel close to Edinburgh sights and you like art, this is the hotel for you! The walls of the hotel are covered with large, colorful art which has been collected by the owner. Each room of this boutique hotel has been decorated with impeccable taste. Because we stayed before and after we took a tour to the highlands we stayed in two different rooms. We liked both of them. The only down side is that there is no elevator. If you make a reservation you may want to ask for a room on one of the lower floors if steps are a problem for you.
We were very impressed with the staff. They went out of their way to arrange for taxis, help us with information on sights to see in Edinburgh and carry our bags to our room. Breakfast was fantastic and we enjoyed the wine and small plates one evening. We plan to return!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 24 Royal Terrace is a new hotel on one of Edinburgh’s most iconic Georgian terraces. Designed by the famous architect William Playfair in the 1820s, the 16-bedroom hotel retains the original architectural features of the building whilst introducing a bold contemporary interior design. Situated in close proximity to the town centre, the hotel backs onto the Royal Gardens of Holyrood Palace and Calton Hill with commanding views across to the Firth of Forth. All rooms offer beautiful views, either of the hotel’s garden or onto the majestic Royal Terrace itself. Suited to both business and leisure guests, the rooms vary from spacious apartment suites to affordable single rooms. Our elegant rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation with stylish contemporary fabrics, heavenly beds, White Company toiletries, plump white towels and Egyptian cotton sheets. Mixing the old with the new, the suites comprise antique furniture with modern touches. Some rooms feature cast iron baths in the bedroom, whilst others have rain showers in the bathroom. All bedrooms offer wireless and wired internet connection to ensure guests can tap into our high speed internet, have Samsung Smart TVs fitted with amplified Soundbars and Apple Airport Express, enabling guests to stream audio and video from their own devices or from their NetFlix accounts, plus USB power sockets for charging devices. The entertainment isn’t limited to the bedroom; in the en-suite bathrooms, guests can control their music from a keypad to play over high quality Blucube speakers. The hotel features a private, original art collection including works by Scottish artists John Bellany, Peter Howson, Steven Campbell, Henry Kondracki and John Bratby. 24 Royal Terrace’s facilities include rt’s bar, a stylish meeting point for guests serving a carefully selected menu, from Scottish and continental breakfast in the morning, to tapas in the evening. A champagne afternoon tea is also on offer at rt’s between 2 and 5pm daily. rt’s serves a fine range of whiskies, playing to Royal Terrace’s historical nickname, ‘Whisky Row’, a reference to the number of spirit merchants who lived on the terrace when it was newly built. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ailsa Craig Edinburgh
- Hotel Ailsa Craig
- Ailsa Craig Hotel
- 24 Royal Terrace Edinburgh, Scotland