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Luxury Edinburgh Hotels

This is a list of quality five star hotel accommodation in the City of Edinburgh, the Capital of Scotland and home to the International Edinburgh Festival & Fringe. Edinburgh is approximately 50 miles from St Andrews, and can be reached in an hour by car or 75 minutes by train from Leuchars Train Station (nearest train station to St Andrews, 4 miles). Alternatively, visit Edinburgh Hotels or Luxury 5 Star Hotels in Edinburgh for comprehensive listings of budget to luxury Edinburgh hotels - or Simple Hotels for Edinburgh short breaks.

For accommodation in St Andrews, see our St Andrews Hotels or St Andrews Guest Houses pages. To keep this guide updated, if you feel that another establishment warrants listing below or have additional comments, please get in touch.

The Balmoral
1 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Balmoral Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Built in 1902, the 5 star Balmoral Hotel enjoys a century of luxury in elegant and prestigious surroundings in the heart of Edinburgh overlooking the Castle, Princes Street Gardens and the Old Town. Immediately above the railway station, the hotel is also close to the many city attractions and shopping streets. The hotel offers guests the opportunity to sample a unique blend of modern styled facilities yet harmonised with traditional Scottish heritage and always with a time-honoured tradition of a refined and friendly service.
The Glasshouse
Leith Walk, Edinburgh

The Glasshouse - Edinburgh, details..

The luxury Glasshouse Hotel occupies the 5th/6th floors of the Omni Leisure Complex which is a new development at the foot of Carlton Hill just a few minutes' walk from Princes Street. Entrance to the hotel is through an impressive church facade which reveals an ultra modern interior with contemporary designed rooms and suites all of which have views either over the city or the Carlton Hill Folly. Most rooms have their own patios or terraces and the hotel also has the added attraction of a rooftop garden.
The Scotsman
29 North Bridge, Edinburgh

Scotsman Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Located on Edinburgh's historical North Bridge, The Scotsman Hotel has been converted from the Scotsman Newspaper's baronial offices into one of the most stylish hotels in the city. The hotel is just a minute's stroll from both Princes Street and The Royal Mile. The hotel brings together the efficiency of the 21st century with careful design, attention to the comfort of our guests and the very best in Scottish hospitality. A hint of Scotland may be experienced through the design, which has been created from privately commissioned Scottish Tweeds fashioned with a contemporary design.
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa
1 Festival Square, Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Sheraton Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Nestled in the shadow of historic Edinburgh Castle and just minutes walk from theatres, shops and visitor attractions, the Sheraton Hotel combines luxurious Scottish style with superior modern facilities. Boasting two award winning restaurants. The Sheraton Grand offers guests a truly unique experience with the ultimate in luxury and pampering at 'One' Spa, one of the most advanced city spas in Europe.
Roxburghe Hotel
38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

Roxburghe Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

The Roxburghe Hotel is a superior first-class hotel, residing in an unrivalled city centre location. The Roxburghe Hotel is one of edinburgh's finest and most elegant hotels.4 Red AA Stars.
Channings Classic
15 South Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh

Channings Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Part of the beauty of the 4 star Channings Classic is that it is hidden along a tree-lined crescent, South Learmonth Gardens away from the hubbub of the city's West End, yet only a ten-minute leisurely stroll away. 4 AA Stars.  
Holyrood Hotel
81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

Holyrood Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

A modern purpose built hotel located next to the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood House and Our Dynamic Earth Just a stones throw from Edinburgh Castle the deluxe Holyrood Hotel is in a class of its own. 4 AA Stars.  
Carlton Hotel
19 North Bridge, Edinburgh

Carlton Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Right in the heart of Edinburgh and within easy access of famous monuments and historic attractions. 4 AA Stars.  
Old Waverley Hotel
43 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Old Waverley Hotel - Edinburgh, details..

Centrally positioned on famous Princes Street with everything right on the doorstep. 3 AA Stars.  
The Chester Residence
9 Chester Street, Edinburgh

Chester Residence - Edinburgh, details..

Luxury apartments in the West End of Edinburgh.  

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